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SPRAY PAINT ARTIST CHOR BOOGIE TO LIVE PAINT ELEPHANT SCULPTURE AT SECOND ANNUAL DOHENY SURF FESTIVAL JUNE 29 AND 30

Press Release   •   Jun 27, 2013 19:51 GMT

WHAT:  Renowned urban artist Chor Boogie is traveling down from San Francisco for a live art installation at the second annual Doheny Surf Festival in Dana Point, Southern California this weekend, June 29-30. During this free community event, Chor Boogie will be live painting a 6-ft. fiberglass Elephant Parade® statue in his signature street-mural style.

Once completed, the decorated art piece will join dozens more on display in Dana Point starting in August for Elephant Parade: Welcome to America presented by The Resorts of Dana Point.

With nearly 100 murals across the globe – including Mexico City, Beijing, New York City, Sydney and others – Chor Boogie is an urban street artist turned international art sensation after his use of bold, geometric shapes struck a cord with collectors and museums worldwide.

Elephant Parade is the world’s largest open-air art exhibition with the goal of raising worldwide attention, public awareness and support for the endangered Asian elephant.  After previous exhibitions in London, Singapore, Milan and Amsterdam, Elephant Parade has attracted top-tier artists and celebrity supporters including Tommy Hilfiger, Katy Perry, Leona Lewis, Isaac Mizrahi, Goldie Hawn, Diane von Furstenberg and many more. Presented by The Resorts of Dana Point, Elephant Parade: Welcome to America will be on display in Dana Point, CA from August – November 2013.

WHEN:  Saturday, June 29 & Sunday, June 30, 2013

  9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

VISUALS:  Chor Boogie will begin with a 6ft blank elephant sculpture and will be live painting throughout the two-day festival on a raised display at the center of event’s vendor fair.

LOCATION:    Doheny State Beach

  25300 Dana Point Harbor Drive

  Dana Point, CA 92629

INTERVIEW

OPPS:   -Dana Yarger, Elephant Parade Ambassador

-Chor Boogie, Spray Paint Artist

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More information

For more information, please visit www.mydanapoint.com/elephants and http://www.elephantparade.com

Like Dana Point on Facebook at www.facebook.com/myDanaPoint and find additional pictures, videos and stories from past parades at http://www.mynewsdesk.com/pressroom/elephant-parade.

USA Press Contacts

Mandev Khalsa, BLAZE PR at (310) 395-5050, mkhalsa@blazepr.com
Chelsea Hartnett, BLAZE PR at (310) 395-5050, chartnett@blazepr.com   

About Dana Point, Southern California

Conveniently located in south Orange County, halfway between San Diego and Los Angeles, Dana Point boasts a breathtaking collection of resort properties with an approachable elegance unique to the Southern California shoreline. Dana Point’s dramatic beauty is complemented by a distinct variety of year-round signature events, as well as boundless ocean experiences along its golden coast. Renowned as the whale-watching capital of the world, Dana Point features an abundant marine life and a legendary harbor that opens to an ocean of possibilities.

About The Asian Elephant Foundation

The Asian Elephant Foundation supports various projects and organizations throughout Asia, varying from (mobile) elephant hospitals to developing solutions for human-elephant conflicts, and thus supporting the wellbeing and the conservation of the Asian elephant. 

About Elephant Parade

Elephant Parade® is the world’s largest open-air exhibition of life-sized elephant statues decorated by local and international artists to generate worldwide attention, public awareness and support for the endangered Asian elephant.

©Copyrights Elephant Parade International B.V. 2013 


Elephant Parade is the world’s largest open air art exhibition of decorated elephant statues that seeks to attract public awareness and support for Asian elephant conservation. Created by local and international artists, each elephant is a unique piece of art. Parades have been run in the following cities:

Rotterdam 2007

Antwerp 2008                      

Amsterdam 2009

Emmen Zoo 2010                           

London 2010           

Bergen 2010            

Heerlen 2011

Copenhagen 2011 

Milan 2011   

Singapore 2011                  

Hasselt 2012

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