via press release:
COCO-MoCA Presents: The Fine Art of The Flaming C Fan-Art Exhibit Set for July 21 - 24
TBS is mounting a tribute to Team Coco fans who express their love for Conan O’Brien in a unique way. COCO-MoCA Presents: The Fine Art of The Flaming C, a special exhibit of fan art, will open in an art gallery down the street from the San Diego Convention Center to coincide with this year’s Comic-Con. The exhibit – a celebration of The Flaming C, Conan O’Brien’s superhero alter ego created in conjunction with Warner Bros. Animation – will feature more than 60 specially selected pieces of artwork created by CONAN fans from all over the world.
Located at 363 Fifth Ave., Suite 102, in San Diego, The Fine Art of The Flaming C gallery will be open Thursday, July 21 – Saturday, July 23, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday, July 24, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
In addition to the works of fan art, the COCO-MoCA will have many special features, including:
- A LEGO® statue of The Flaming C created by artist Nathan Sawaya
- A green-screen experience allowing fans to put themselves in a photo with The Flaming C and share the images through social media
- A paint-by-numbers collective art piece which will be completed by gallery visitors
Everyone who visits the exhibit will receive a poster of The Flaming C (while supplies last). Gallery visitors are also eligible to win limited-edition t-shirts and many other prizes (while supplies last). In addition, fans who check-in via Foursquare will receive a limited-edition pin and will be registered for a chance to win a trip for two to Los Angeles to see a taping of CONAN. Official rules and more information will be available at the gallery or by visiting http://www.teamcoco.com.
The Fine Art of The Flaming C is a physical extension of COCO-MoCA (the Museum of Conan Art), the online gallery featuring all types of artwork from fans celebrating O’Brien and TBS’s late-night hit series CONAN. COCO-MoCA can be found online at http://teamcoco.com/moca.
Produced by Conaco LLC, CONANairs Monday-Thursday at 11 p.m. (ET/PT) on TBS. The show recently earned three Emmy® nominations, including Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series. The Conan O’Brien Presents: Team Coco website also earned an Emmy nomination. Jeff Ross serves as executive producer of CONAN. The show originates from Stage 15 at Warner Bros. Studios.
COCO-MoCA Presents: The Fine Art of The Flaming C is not affiliated with Comic-Con.
About Warner Bros. Animation (WBA)
Warner Bros. Animation (WBA) is one of the leading producers of animation in the entertainment industry, with an innovative and talent-rich roster boasting some of the most accomplished writers, producers and artists working today. The studio is on the cutting edge of animation technology, and has both CG and traditionally animated projects in current production and development. In 2010, WBA unveiled three new theatrically released CG cartoon shorts that feature iconic Looney Tunes characters Wile E. Coyote and Road Runner, rendered in stereoscopic 3D. For television, WBA currently produces Batman: The Brave and the Bold, The Looney Tunes Show, MAD, Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated and Young Justice for Cartoon Network, and will soon launch ThunderCats, Green Lantern: The Animated Series and more. WBA also creates the highly successful series of DC Universe Original Animated Movies for DVD. Producing for multiple platforms including TV, digital and home entertainment both domestically and internationally, WBA is highly respected for its creative and technical excellence, as well as for maintaining the Studio’s rich cartoon heritage. It is also the home of the iconic animated characters from the DC Comics, Hanna-Barbera, MGM and Looney Tunes libraries. One of the most-honored animation studios in history, WBA has been honored with six Academy Awards®, 35 Emmy® Awards, the George Foster Peabody Award, an Environmental Media Award, a Parents’ Choice Award, the HUMANITAS Prize, two Prism Awards and 20 Annie Awards (honoring excellence in animation).
TBS, a division of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., is television’s top-rated comedy network and is available in 100.8 million households. It serves as home to such original comedy series as Are We There Yet?, Tyler Perry’s House of Payne, Tyler Perry’s Meet the Browns and the upcoming Tyler Perry’s For Better or Worse; the Emmy®-nominated late-night series CONAN, starring Conan O’Brien, and Lopez Tonight, starring George Lopez; hot contemporary comedies like Family Guy, The Office and The Big Bang Theory, which begins later this year; special events, including star-studded comedy festivals in Chicago; blockbuster movies; hosted movie showcases; and championship sports.
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, animation and young adult media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.