WINGS TO WALLS PROJECT SHOWCASES ORLANDO TALENT IN MURAL
BY LOCAL ARTIST ANDREW SPEAR
– Fans Vote Socially for Local Red Bull Thre3Style DJ to be featured in Mural –
In partnership with the Mills 50 District, Red Bull has brought on established local artist Andrew Spear to highlight Orlando talent a three-part yearlong mural project. The project supports the beautification efforts in the Mills 50 District by providing art to a blank wall on the corner of Lake Highland and North Mills Avenue. The first part of the project began on January 2nd, with Spear beginning to prep the wall for painting and the social contest kicking off to decide which Red Bull Thre3Style local DJ would be featured on the wall.
The public can get involved in the project by choosing the talent presented on the wall. In the first installment, Orlando Red Bull Thre3Style DJs will be competing via social media for the mural spot. The local DJs up for exhibition are M-Squared, Rincon,ARock, Nova and Sureshot. Fans vote simply by reposting the provided #WingstoWalls image of their favorite local DJ to their own Instagram or Twitter account with the hashtag #WingstoWalls. Fans are encouraged to follow @redbullORL on Twitter and Instagram for updates to the competition.
Artist Andrew Spear will be continuously creating the murals over the course of the year for the project. The first mural will commence in January, and will be ready for display on January 19, running until the beginning of May. Boston born Spear is a national working muralist, illustrator and fine artist now residing in Orlando. His work has been seen in cities across the country, and has included commissioned work for clients such as MTV, Gibson Guitars, Hard Rock Hotel and Disney. Follow @spearlife on Twitter and visit www.spearlife.com to get to know the artist more.
WHAT: Mural Unveiling and Live Installation
WHEN: Sunday, January 19
Free to public, weather permitting
Follow @redbullORL for additional updates on the unveiling event
WHERE: Across from Orange Studio
Corner of Lake Highland and North Mills Ave
DIGITAL: Twitter / Instagram: @redbullORL