The weekend of Nov 5-6, 1800 Tequila teamed up with Complex to create the 1800 Tequila Art Zone in the first ever ComplexCon. Over the two-day festival, music, art and design were celebrated at the Long Beach Convention Center. Over 11 exhibitors were commissioned to show their collections within the Art Zone including: Dabs Nyla, James Jean, Montana Colors, Paper Work NYC, Patrick Martinez, Pow!Wow! Hawaii, Ron English/Popaganda, Seventh Letter, Thnk Space and more.
Legendary artist, Takashi Murakami, one of the creative directors of ComplexCon, was spotted along with many other influencers checking out the exhibits in the Art Zone including: Mike Will Made, Shotta Spence, Jade from Two Nine, Hill Harper, Lala Kent, Hip Hop Trooper, Naturel, ASAP Mob, Karrueche Tran, Trinidad James, Cam’ron, YesJulz, and Sofia Richie.
1800 Tequila also created their own installation that featured live mural art painting from graphic artist Ricardo Gonzalez, napkin portrait painting from Napkin Killa, and an interactive Quantal Quilt. Together these artists and 1800 Tequila shared their commitment to culture and helping to shape the modern and contemporary art landscape by, participating at the first ever ComplexCon. 1800 celebrates and works with both upcoming and notable artists who have refined their premium craft while retaining their personal edge and who have stayed true to their roots – much like the tequila itself.
Check out what Ricardo Gonzalez had to say about COMPLEXCon down below.
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