In seven U.S. cities, Red Bull Curates: The Canvas Cooler Project will pair 20 hand-picked artists with venue owners from some of the hottest local bars, lounges and restaurants. Artists will be given a 3-day challenge to transform a blank canvas-wrapped Red Bull Cooler into an inspired work of art, customized for permanent display at each venue. The art created in each city will be exhibited in a one-night only public showcase at a local gallery where attending guests and a panel of curatorial judges will vote on each piece, sending two artists, and possibly a third, to SCOPE Miami in December. In Dallas, the public showcase will take place on Thursday, July 25th at Life in Deep Ellum.
Two Dallas artists will be selected by the luminary panel of judges and announced the night of the event to move on to show and sell their work at SCOPE Miami. The People’s Choice Award will be chosen based upon the number of mentions on Twitter using their custom hashtag the night of the event. Further details on the Dallas event can be found at their website.
Selected Artists: SopaGrapes • Mark Shane Nelson • Carlos DonJuan • Sergio Garcia • Ruben Nieto • NOIR-1 • Alison Jardine • Jody Pham • Hatziel • Hai Nguyen • Cody Phillips • Patricia Rodriguez • Richard Ross • Brian Crawford • Dr Gorilla • ckirk • Joonbug • DTOX • Leighton Autrey • Joe Skilz
Participating Venues: Trees • Club Dada • Boiler Room • Beauty Bar • Black Swan • 3 Links • Saint Ann’s • Good Records • Green Room • Prophet Bar • The Bomb Factory • It’ll Do Club • Barcelona • Life In Deep Ellum • The Rec Shop • Dan’s Silver Leaf • Loophole • Pozzo • JR’s Bar & Grille
When: Thursday, July 25, 2013 Doors Open to Public: 9pm RSVP here
Where: Life In Deep Ellum, 2803 Taylor Street, Dallas