Red Bull &The Art Fund have teamed up to find America’s top contemporary artists by hosting events in major cities like Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, and New York. The elite curation team essembled by The Art Fund selected the best artist’s in each of these cities to participate in the Canvas Cooler Project where each artist paints a blank canvas-wrapped Red Bull cooler for a chance to exhibit down in Miami for Art Basel.
Celebrating New York’s most innovative contemporary artists as they turn their eye-catching designs into canvas-wrapped Red Bull coolers. The work will be showcased at Villain on Thursday September, 13th 2012 at 9pm. Fans and a luminary panel of judges including Ron English will vote 3 artist through to participate in a Red Bull Curates group exhibition this December in at SCOPE MIAMI during the Art Basel Season.
New York Artists Selected to Participate: Cosbe • Chris RWK • Dan Wonderly • Borbay • Julian Rapp • Michael Serfino • Paul Zepeda • Stephanie Ng • Ari Lankin • Jeremy Penn • Royce Bannon • URNEWYORK Cake • Joseph Meloy • Matt Dobbs • Ryan Humphrey • Ian Kuali’i • James Gortner • TONE TANK • L’Amour Supreme • Josh Slater • Russell King • CLAW MONEY • See One • Dark Cloud • Matt Dranes
After the event, the canvas coolers will be placed in some of Brooklyn’s hippest establishments like: Saint Vitus • King & Grove Williamsburg • Charleston • Cantina Royal • Kinfolk • Franklin Park • Glasslands • Tender Trap • Public Assembly • Knitting Factory • The Wick • Legion • K&M • Hope Garage • Matchless • Project parlor
To RSVP to the event, please visit the dedicated Facebook Page.
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