Twenty local artists will have an opportunity to customize canvas-wrapped coolers for 20 local venues as part of the Canvas Cooler Project promotion for Red Bull.
The one-day challenge will take place June 26, with the artworks exhibited in a one-night-only showcase from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. that evening at Eiffel Society, 2040 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Admission to the showcase is free and open to everyone older than 21. Judges and guests will select two pieces to represent New Orleans at the SCOPE Art Show, running concurrently with Art Basal Miami Beach in December.
The participating artists are Crystal Obeidzinski, Lionel Milton, Patrick Tiek, Brent Houzenga, Emily Lovejoy, Lori Sperier, Brad du Puy, Kaiser, Gabriel Saint, Muffin Bernstein, Andre Vamanos, Daniel Pena, Brandon “Bmike” Odums, Alexander Harive, Reuben Cheatem, TJ Black, Jamar Pierre, Azu Roma, Ally Burguieres and Marc Fresh.
They will customize coolers for Lucy’s Retired Surfers Bar, Fulton Alley, Mid City Lanes, Tipitina’s, Gasa Gasa, Maple Leaf Bar, The Willow, Dragon’s Den, W Hotel on Poydras, Maison on Bourbon, Lafitte’s Blacksmith Shop, Bamboula’s, Beer Fest, Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse, Bourbon Heat, Chelsea’s (Baton Rouge), The Varsity Theatre (Baton Rouge), Duvics (Baton Rouge), The Sheraton New Orleans and The Westin Canal Place.