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Pabst Community Atlanta: presents the PBR X ESPERANZA Halloween BANNER COMPETITION RESULTS!

PBR X ESPERANZA BANNER COMPETITION RESULTS!

by Lee Starnes with some help and direction from Bean_PBR_ATL.

October 22, 2010

HOLY SHIT at the amount of talent and hard work the artists put into our banners.  This was way harder than we ever thought it would be at the onset of this whole thing.  After cruising through the endless stream of people at the parade, drinking a few too many beers, and watching the craziness, we bickered, argued, and finally came to a conclusion. We decided we’d have one winner and then two runners up in no particular order.

EVERYONE THAT COMPLETED THE BANNER IS A WINNER, and ALL WILL BE INVITED TO POST-EVENT PARTY soon at 5-Spot!

Winner – Dillon ReedyThe Five Spot

CHECK OUT HIS ART : http://reedyarts.xtreemhost.com/

Runners up:

Chris HamerVariety Playhouse

R. LandEl Myr

Dillon scored himself $150 bones courtesy of Pabst Blue Ribbon as well as a party sponsorship for the 5 spot.  Keep tuned in for details on that little shindig.  Esperanza and Pabst will be throwing down in epic fashion, I’m sure.  Runners up are getting some PBR goodies as well, so good times for all. EVERYONE IS WINNER that took time to be creative and add to the fest!! BIG THANKS!!

Check out his bio:

Dillon Reedy is an artist and illustrator residing in Atlanta, Georgia. Drawing monsters as a child, he has always had an interest in the strange and mysterious. As he grew older, music became a dominating aspect of his life. Playing music however, was never an option, as Dillon possessed less rhythm than Helen Keller at a rave. Instead, he continued trying to further his artistic abilities, with music being his muse. First pencil, then pen, onto acrylics, and eventually digital mediums, Dillon continued to explore the mysterious aspects of life and attempting to find his niche. At the age of 24, Dillon has settled into a wild, border-line psychedelic style.

Here are some of the banners from the competition.

Tijuana Garage
Tijuana Garage
Aurora Coffee
Aurora Coffee
Corner Tavern
Corner Tavern
El Myr
El Myr- R.LAND
R.Land also did all the major ART for the parade (PBR BAT STICKERS) , you can check out his art at http://rlandart.com/
Java Lords
Java Lords
Little Five Pizza
Little Five Pizza
The AlbertThe Albert

Pabst would like GIVE A BIG THANKS to the entire crew at Esperanza for the organization, design, and judging the banners.

Lee Starnes, ESPERANZA ATL-Project Development, did an amazing job as the point man on this Banner Competition.  Lee really made it all possible, super thanks!!

ALSO, BIG  Thanks to both Bart Sasso, Owner / Lead Designer for the project, and Daniel Barbalho Owner/ Head of Operations at Esperanza for all the hard work and help.  Please check out Lee’s amazing photos at http://www.leestarnesphoto.com/ ALSO PLEASE USE http://www.esperanza-atl.com/Esp/

FINALLY PLEASE CHECK OUT LEE AWESOME PHOTOS OF THE EVENT!!

Esperanza  teamed up with Pabst Blue Ribbon to create some of the artwork and to judge a banner art contest for selected businesses in Little Five (SEE ABOVE). ALSO check out the awesomeness that is the Little Five Points Halloween parade.

Pabst Community post,  help to show are long history of working with local artist, musicians,  and creative parties throughout the country in creating unique artwork to celebrate PBR and their cities cultures.

One Comment

  1. Posted October 24, 2010 at 11:56 am | Permalink

    Had a blast working on the Variety playhouse banner.. Stop by http://www.urbnpop.com and say hello..
    Chris Hamer


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