New York, N.Y. – THE RIDE, proclaimed by NBC’s “Today Show” as “the hottest way to see New York,” announces an free online art contest for youths and students . For the upcoming FAZZINO RIDE, a new way to see NY based on the internationally known 3-D works of pop artist Charles Fazzino, young artists are invited to create a piece of original work based on Fazzino and their favorite scenes of New York.
Art Contest Winners to RIDE with Artists Charles Fazzino
Not only is the art contest a great way for young artists to show off their art work, but the contest winners will have time to meet Charles Fazzino. The top ten art competition entries with the most votes will be invited to the Fazzino RIDE opening Night Gala scheduled for May 3rd, 2012. The Art contest winners will win an exclusive spot on THE FAZZINO RIDE with Charles Fazzino!
Enter Your New York City Art Online for the Free Art Contest
New York area art students and youths over the age of 13 are encouraged to upload their Fazzino inspired artwork on THE RIDE‘s page, http://www.facebook.com/
The deadline to upload a picture to the THE RIDE’S Facebook page is April 30th. Contestants should encourage others to vote for their art contest submission. People vote via “thumbs up” or “thumbs down” buttons and can vote once a day until the contest ends.
About The RIDE’s View of New York
On THE RIDE, guests are given front row seats as the streets of New York City become a stage. Famous city landmarks are a backdrop to a live show with unparalleled technology, fun facts, and amazing street performances. THE RIDE is an unforgettable New York City experience. THE RIDE is a creative spin on the more conventional theatrical performance, giving all riders a facing-the-street view of New York’s active streetscape with frequent stops featuring multi-talented street performers. Each RIDE is a different experience!
THE RIDE launches from Times Square and interested guests should check the website for daily schedules. Private group RIDES are available by scheduling in advance. THE RIDE’S box office is located at Madam Tussauds, 234 West 42nd Street, NYC. Find us on the web at www.experiencetheride.com or call (646) 289-5060.
About the Artist Charles Fazzino
Charles Fazzino -- one of the most popular artists in the world -- is most well-known for his unique, detailed, and vibrant three-dimensional style. His work is exhibited in hundreds of fine art galleries and museums in twenty different countries. He is an officially licensed artist of the National Football League and the Super Bowl (2000-present)
For Charles Fazzino: Julie Maner, Museum Editions, Ltd., Jmaner@fazzino.com, 914-654-9370