Miami, FLA – June 14, 2022 – Modelo® has partnered with world-renowned artist, Shawn McCann, to create murals that will amplify the brand’s ongoing support for the art-driven and diverse communities in the Southeast. This summer, McCann will transform ordinary walkways into multidimensional murals at CityPlace Doral in Miami, as well as in Atlanta, and Charlotte, that will be available for consumer engagement over a one-week period.
In celebration of the mural’s release at CityPlace Doral, Modelo will host a summer-themed event on Father’s Day Sunday, June 19, from 1 – 6 p.m. Consumers will enjoy the full experience complete with live DJ entertainment, one-of-a-kind photo opportunities, and sampling! Attendees will also have the opportunity to meet Shawn McCann as he completes his work in a live art showcase and formally introduces the public to Modelo’s newest expression of art appreciation.
"As an artist, working with such an esteemed brand as Modelo, it is a joy and honor to bring 3D anamorphic art to a number of locations this summer to coincide with its Summer Art Experience,” said McCann. “Having created 3D experiences around the globe, I am excited to bring the Modelo Fighting Spirit to the streets and have a fun posable piece that everyone will be able to interact with."
Modelo welcomes all consumers ages 21+ to partake in the upcoming art releases scheduled alongside the season’s best events offered by each city! Modelo will proudly install the murals in locations that continue to serve as the bases for achievements in cultural development, art, and creativity.
Join Modelo as the brand continues to inspire people to celebrate the remarkable works of diverse artists, Hispanic pride, and the impacts on each city from the achievements of the gifted individuals that make up America’s art communities.
CityPlace Doral is located at 8300 NW 36th St., Doral, FL 33166. For more information, visit www.cityplacedoral.com.
Born in 1925 in the small town of Tacuba, Mexico, Modelo has been bringing distinctive high-quality beer to those with the Fighting Spirit ever since, including Modelo Especial®, Modelo Negra®, Modelo Chelada Especial™, and a flavorful lineup of Modelo Cheladas™. Modelo Especial is a golden, full-flavored Pilsner-style lager with a clean, crisp finish. As the #1 imported beer in the U.S., Modelo Especial recently surpassed 150MM cases sold in 2021 and became the #2 beer brand in the category. The Modelo family of beers are exclusively brewed in Mexico and imported and marketed for the U.S. by Constellations Brands.
As an artist, Shawn McCann is one who loves to explore the relationship of art, space, and interaction, and has grown into a multi-media, multi-disciplinary artist whose work explores color, texture, form, and content. This approach has led to the many areas in which Shawn’s work has encompassed including; 2D and 3D street painting, murals, fine art, installation art, temporary and permanent art and commercial illustration. From the installation of a temporary 4000 square foot mural at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, to a mural at IIT Bombay in Mumbai, India, each work of art is produced with a fresh set of ideas, parameters, and ways in which to enliven the space within its grasp. His work has won numerous awards and is held in private and public collections, and has also been featured twice at the LA Times Festival of Books as a featured illustrator. Shawn has also worked on two National Endowment for the Arts Grant (Mural and Artist Residency) and also a Minnesota Legacy grant for mural work in numerous cities. Select street art festivals Shawn has been apart of include the Dubai Canvas festival in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, The Arte Al Piso Festival in Bogota, Colombia, Coloured Earth Festival, Halifax, United Kingdom, Wilhelmshaven International Street Art festival in Germany, the Sarasota Chalk Festival, and Artisphere. Shawn is also the co-founder of Chalkfest at Arbor Lakes, a festival that has yearly attendance of 40,000 and has also founded 6 other street art festivals in the midwest.
CityPlace Doral is an attractive leisure destination offering a collection of memorable dining, shopping, wellness and entertainment experiences. Featuring 250,000 square feet of retail space, CityPlace Doral is a master-planned, mixed-use development nestled in the dynamic employment center of Doral in the heart of Miami-Dade County. CityPlace Doral combines the vision of world-renowned architects, designers and artists creating the next crown jewel of prosperous dining, entertainment and upscale shopping in one of South Florida’s growing cities. CityPlace Doral includes more than 40 dining, shopping and entertainment destinations for all palettes and walks of life, and the property’s entertainment retail component is anchored by a roster of first-class tenants from all over the country.