Brandi Neighbors is an artist and photographer. She has completed degrees consisting of: Master of Fine Arts in Studio Art and Illustration, Bachelor of Science in Studio Arts, Associate of Science in Advertising and Graphic Design, and Certificate in Computer Arts and Illustrations from institutions such as NC School of Communication Arts, Fayetteville Technical Community College, and Pensacola Christian College (PCC). She has also received various awards:
- 2017 Honorable Mention – Jax Arts Plein Air Paintout, Jacksonville, North Carolina
- 2016 Second Place – PWC Public Works, Fayetteville, North Carolina
- 2016 People’s Choice Award – Oil Painters of America Plein Air Paintout, Emerald Isle, North Carolina
- 2014 Best in Show, Honorable Mention, Mayor’s Award – Annual National 2D Competition/Exhibit Cape Fear Studio, Fayetteville, North Carolina
- 2014 Honorable Mention – Cary Town Plein Air Event, Cary, North Carolina
- 2013 Award of Excellence – Oil Painters of America Easter Regional Show , Annapolis, Maryland
- 2013 Honorable Mention – Moore County Fine Art Show, Southern Pines, North Carolina
- 2012 Honorable Mention – Annual National 2D Competition/Exhibit Cape Fear Studios, Fayetteville, North Carolina
- 2012 3rd Place – First City Quayside Gallery Competition, Pensacola, Florida
- 2011 Best in Show – Commencement Art Contest, Pensacola Christian College, Pensacola, Florida
While earning her Bachelor’s and Master of Fine Arts degrees at PCC, Brandi learned various techniques in oil and charcoal and wants to continue to grow in her art. Along with producing art, she was blessed with opportunities of teaching different subjects in the major as well including drawing painting and photography at a collegiate level. Her dream is to continue to use those skills as well as pass on the information learned to others for the glory of God. Click to see samples of Brandi’s work.
Prices & Process for an Event Painter:
- $350 Live Painter Fee (3 hours of painting) + Price of painting. (*option available to purchase a painting without hiring the artist to be at the event)
- Choose Painting Sizes with cost:
- Landscape Painting without people (if you just want a painting of your venue):
- 11×14 = $680
- 16×20 = $1400
- 18×24 = $1900
- Painting with People (a painting of your actual event)
- 16×20 = $1700
- 18×24 = $2200
- Contact will be made with the client to catch the vision of the painting.
- A contract will be issued for the event with a nonrefundable 25% deposit.
- The balance of the contract will be due the day of the event.
- The artist will arrive an hour before the event to start preliminary painting.
- The artist will paint for two hours during the actual event.
- The artist will finish and varnish the painting in the studio.
- The artist will deliver the final painting within 6 weeks of the event.