A Second Round Of 1800 Tequila Essential Artists Bottles
Proximo Spirits, Inc. and 1800 Tequila have announced the release of the second collection of limited edition Essential Artists bottles designed by 11 up and coming artists from all over the US, and one "celebrity artist" (Shepard Fairey's Studio Number One). The 11 designs were gathered from over 15,000 online submissions and were selected by 1800 Tequila. The 12th special-edition bottle is by Studio Number One a group of rising star designers headed by artist Shepard Fairey who gained global notoriety this year for his Obama "Hope" design. Artist StevOramA's design was the $10,000 Grand Prize Winner and his design has been given a starring role in the series. Other artists include Ian McGillivray, Nickelyn Reames, danyol, Leyland "Lee" DeVito, Danielle Salinas, Chad Shore, Mark Sweeney, Branden Tintiangco, Chuck Trunks, and Michelle Villasenor. To find the bottles, which retail for $24.99 each, consumers can enter their zip codes into the "Liquor Locator" on 1800Tequila.com to find the series in their area. The contest will re-launch at the end of this year, inviting artists to submit their own bottle designs for a chance at inclusion in the next series.
Gallery: 1800 Artist Series Tequila Bottles