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New and Piping Hot News from LEBO Studios
February 02, 2009

LEBO News
February 2009

Welcome to a brand spanking new year, fresh from the oven and piping hot.

Here at LEBO Studios we've been trucking on through. Coming off a tremendously eventful year and into an already splendid new one, we'd like to bring you up to date on our latest comings and goings. Stay tuned for lot's more action and adventure and much love as we bounce into '09....

Here is a video review of 2008 by famed videographer, Ed Malone

Click here to see the video:

Art Basel "08

Art Basel 2008 was a busy one for us. With 7 events in 5 days, it kept us moving but in the end it was well worth the effort.

We kicked off the week hosting "Homegrown" with the New Times at the Vagabond. LEBO and Francesco Lo Castro painted live to some of the best bands in Miami.

Check out the Vagabond Homegrown Event pics.
Click here to find out more about Francesco Lo Castro

Miami EV Project

LEBO Studios joined the effort of conscious energy consumption by art directing a new endeavor with the Miami EV Project. We collaborated with M.E.V. and created the exterior of their latest vehicle transformation. Miami EV project is a non profit dedicated to the development and research of Electric Vehicles as a viable alternative to gasoline powered transportation. Not only the car was converted into electric but also the interior was reupholstered using fabrics made of recycled plastic bottles and the exterior was wrapped with LEBO's design (see the car here.) This wrap was done with leftover vinyl from other car wrapping projects and the artistic design was inspired by the synergy of the forces of nature, electricity and water to represent a moving process and an awakening to change. Watch the whole conversion process was and photos of the finished product at:

 www.miamiEVproject.com 

Joining forces with Adidas

Once again Adidas Originals and LEBO Studios joined forces to bring custom Adidas to the masses and raise money for the kids. Proceeds from the live auction went to benefit Charlee Homes for Children which is one of the largest non-profit child care facilities in South Florida.

See the Adidas - Charlee Homes for Children event pics.
Click here to find out more about Charlee Homes for Children

Jam Cruise 2009 and LEBO

For the fourth year in a row LEBO Studios started out the year as the guest artist for Jam Cruise, the original music festival on the high seas. Aside from setting up our gallery, LEBO also painted live along side acts like Les Claypool, Galactic and Grace Potter and the Nocturnals. Many thanks to all the great Jam Cruisers that showed so much love along with the Cloud 9 crew and rest of the family.

Check out the Jam Cruise pics.
Click here to find out more about Jam Cruise

Stitch Rock and Fun Fair feature LEBO's Animalitos & Merchandise- and we get reviewed by TOMOPOP!

During the months of October and December of 2008 we were invited to do some live painting and show and share our goods with our smashingly popular plush line "Animalitos" at Stitch Rock. In Deerfield Florida, Pink Ghost organized Fun Fair, another opportunity where those looking to shop indie could find rare goods and LEBO Merchandise. We want to thank Amanda and Michelle from "With Sugar on Top" and Paola and all t he kids at Pink Ghost for the opportunity!

TOMOPOP an urban art - collectible toy culture magazine visited us at Fun Fair to review our new Animalito charm.

Click here to read what they said

Animalitos Plush by LEBO - Furry Photo Contest!

Win a Free Animalito Plush by LEBO by sending us your most awesomest photo of you and your Animalito by LEBO (borrow if you have to). Submissions must be received by February 28th via email to sandra@sandrasonik.com along with your Animalito's Serial Number. Photos will be posted on-line on our newsletter. The most creative submission according to our panel of judges wins one free Animalito! Good Luck!

Here's where to shop for Animalitos or to contact us to carry them in your store!

Volkswagen Magazine Visits our Website:

Blau, the travel and ecologically conscious magazine by Volkswagen recommends our web page as one of their favorite destinations.

Read here

Six Degrees takes a closer look at David LeBatard

Annie Vazquez from Six Degrees came to visit us and chat a little about the latest on LEBO.

Read the article here

LEBO Aircraft Design for Experience Aviation

On 10-15-08 the LEBO design was unveiled for Barrington Irivng's event when he test flew the aircraft Inspiration II built by the kids of his non-profit organization Experience Aviation.

See the photos here!

LEBO and the Young President's Club

Lending a helping hand was an honor and a great experience. Thank you for the opportunity.

See the video here:

Browse our E-Shop

Many thanks as well to all the art fans that have been visiting our E-Shop section. Traffic has been steady and the response has been really nice. If you get a chance stop by and take a look.

Visit LeboStudios E-shop here...

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Art Basel 2008


Miami Electric Vehicle Project


LEBO with Adidas


Jam Cruise 2009


Stitch Rock 2008 Invites LEBO

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