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Presenter Profile - BRAD BLAZE
Travels from   Australia
Based   Australia
Type   Entertainer
Style   Brilliant, Creative, Engaging, Dynamic, Memorable, Fun, Tailored, High Energy, Entertaining, Captivating, Light hearted, Unique
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Brad Blaze is a speed painter, possibly the fastest in the world!  The Australian Events Awards 'Entertainer of the Year 2011' he uniquely combines magic and fire in his interactive and unforgettable shows! -  he's a world renowned artist and entertainer and has combined his talents with pizzaz and showmanship!

Brad Blaze may just be the fastest portrait painter in the world. He has enthralled audiences across Australia, Asia, The United Arab Emirates and The United States performing at large gala dinners with guests including government ministers, celebrities and the social elite.

At such events he has painted two prime ministers and some of the world’s leading sportsmen ‘live’ at events including Tiger Woods (PGA Masters), Robert Allenby (golf), Sir Ian Botham (cricket), Shane Warne (cricket), James Hird (AFL), Cameron Smith (NRL), Nico Rosberg (Formula 1 Driver) and celebrities Eric Bana (Movie Star: Black Hawk Down, Hulk) and many more, raising over $500,000 in the past year for charity.

Brad spent the beginnings of his career working his ‘way up the corporate ladder’ in an international finance company. On his way to and from work on long train journeys he would sketch other passengers without them knowing. His passion for art eventually overcame him and by the year 2000 became a caricature artist working at events and having artwork published in magazines and newspapers.

In 2005 he developed his very own unique show and is testament to the mantra of following your passion in life.   His hard work and innovation has seen him performing throughout the world and at the prestigous Australian Event Awards 2011 Brad was voted 'Entertainer of the Year'.

If you are wanting a unique, high energy, creative and exciting show for your corporate or public event, product launch or special event, ask us about Brad Blaze - he'll deliver an experience you won't forget!



Testimonials

“Firstly, a massive ‘Thank You’ for an awesome performance on Saturday night. All people were saying was “WOW”. Our clients are always dubious at the best of times to try something unseen or untested, but you certainly changed this client’s mind with your performance at our event. Your professionalism, willingness to work within the vision of the event, and your enthusiasm during the night was nothing short of wonderful. You truly delivered on what you promised.”
BSG on behalf of Leighton Holdings

“Brad was a perfect break in our agenda – high energy, fun session that had everyone up clapping and laughing! A highlight of our conference program! And a great guy!”
Jetset Travelworld

I have to say Brad, you stole the show! You turned a standard charity event in to a night to remember. You will definitely be on speed dial (‘scuse the pun!) for future events.”
Heartkids

“Fabulous! Our guests were on the edge of their seats as his paintings came to life – great act, fun, entertaining, original and a great person to work with. Some quotes from our guests:
He was amazingly talented, and I enjoyed the interaction with the audience that he had.
Fantastic – I’d see him again!!
Very interesting concept, great you could purchase his art in the auction.”
Diabetes Foundation

“THANK YOU!!! You were awesome!! I had so many people come up to me afterwards raving about you! One of the guys on my table said he could have watched you all night. You really pumped up the crowd and everyone loved you.”
Vodafone

Dear Brad – beautiful person that he is – had the whole room gob-smacked with his performance. They were just amazed with his skill, and engaging a few from the audience was a real crowd-pleaser as well. They just loved it. The works also fetched decent sums in the auction for our fundraising. “
Iona College Foundation

Brad Blaze did a great job entertaining our delegates at our recent ANZIIF/AICLA Claims Convention. The gala dinner was fantastic and Brad was an enormous part of our success. Brad was entertaining, humorous and extremely talented. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the show especially our Platinum sponsor whose logo was incorporated into a painting.
ANZIIF/AICLA


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Client List

Brad Blaze has headlined entertainment throughout Australia & New Zealand, speed painted celebrities and CEO’s in Asia and enthralled corporate audiences in the USA with clients including BMW, Daikin Asia, Great Eastern, Wrigley’s and Williams Formula 1.



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Presentations

Brad paints large portraits generally in less than four minutes on a spinning canvas. During his shows, he has uniquely combined magic with his speed painting – a flash of fire can reveal a company logo, an extra sparkle of colour can highlight a product, a little magician’s illusion can reinforce a brand!

Entertainment
Sure he paints fast which his clients have described as ‘awe inspiring’, but his shows are not just about the four minute paintings.   They are fast paced, high energy shows with alot of audience involvement.  You will not see this show anywhere else.

Customised Shows
Brad Blaze has put together shows specifically for gala dinners and product launches.   From CEO’s to cars painted, he can customise a show that will wow the audience – often using his painting and fire effects in the one performance.  Having a celebrity at your event?  Brad has painted celebrities such as Tiger Woods, Eric Bana, Nico Rosberg and more ‘live’ at events.

Paintings
His performance is a form of entertainment where something tangible is gained from the event.  His paintings are hanging on the walls around the world and have also been auctioned for thousands of dollars at corporate and gala charity events.  In fact in 2010 alone, his paintings raised over 1/2 million dollars for charity.



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