Ben Keys

International Fine Art Live Wedding Painter based in Charleston, SC



Jordan & Karen’s Park Hyatt Wedding • Washington, DC

Live Wedding Painting

September 27, 2023

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Walking into forever together with a Park Hyatt Wedding in Washington, DC

We are so excited to share Jordan and Karen’s finished live painting from their Park Hyatt Wedding. As a native to Northern Virginia, it’s so special for Ben to return to the Washington, DC area for live wedding paintings. From our first conversation with Jordan and Karen, we knew their celebration was one we wanted to be part of. Every detail was so personal, thoughtful, and overflowing with pops of bold, beautiful color! We love how they so perfectly brought together their stories and backgrounds to celebrate this new chapter of their love story together.

We are absolutely obsessed with their ceremony floral arch! The bold pops of colors were so inspiring and fresh for Ben to paint. The best part was that in addition to carrying classic bouquets, Jordan and Karen also wore floral garlands. The garlands were tied beautifully into their ceremony florals, making this so much fun for Ben to paint!!

Jordan and Karen’s wedding day was the perfect way to celebrate Pride Month this year! We are thrilled to share their finished live painting and can’t wait for them to style it in their home!


Location: Park Hyatt Hotel, Washington, DC • Planning: Beacon & Berkeley Events • Photographer: Lisa Blume • Videographer: Paper Boys Films • Florals: Ash to Oak Floristry • Music: Maryland’s DJ • Hair & Makeup: DC Elite Image • Live Wedding Painter: Ben Keys Fine Art (Formerly Wed on Canvas) • Cotton Candy Stand: Fluffness

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