Venice artist, Jeff Verges won the annual Carnevale poster design chosen to be the face of 2009 Carnevale! Verges has lived in Venice since 1998 and is very involved in the skate and surf culture.
You may have seen some of Jeff Verges other poster designs since he has also won three poster contests for the Santa Monica Summer Concert Series and this will be the third year that he has been chosen to design Carnevale’s poster.
This year Carnevale will take place on Saturday, June 6 from noon till 10:00 pm at the west end of Windward Ave at the beach. The costumed celebration by the sea returns. This wonderfully flamboyant festival has been celebrated for the past 7 years and has become a true Venice tradition.
There is a free costume contest, as well as a whole line up of incredible local talent, arts and craft booths with original clothing, jewelry and accessories, DJs, Dancing, Live music, In addition, meet Beachhead collective members at our booth. Other supporters of Carnevale include the Venice Chamber of Commerce, the city of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, the Venice Neighborhood Council, Graphics Quarter, Project Alma, the Townhouse and the new Hotel Erwin.
Come in costume, or just wear something outrageous (your normal clothes).
More information at http://www.carnevale.us 310-396-2803.