Beloved comedian George Lopez and digital artist Carlos Marcial are teaming up for an exclusive NFT drop for charity. Carlos Marcial has created a beautiful animated artwork reflecting the duo’s shared Mexican heritage and love of their daughters and family. The winning bidder of the 1/1 auction will also get two tickets to the 2022 George Lopez celebrity golf classic.
Each year the George Lopez Foundation holds a charity golf tournament in Los Angeles. In 2005, George Lopez suffered from kidney failure and had a successful kidney transplant. So for the past 15 years, he has organized an annual charity golf tournament to raise money for children and families struggling with kidney disease. This year
The mission of the George Lopez Foundation is to create positive, permanent change for underprivileged children, adults, and military families suffering from kidney disease. Each year, the Foundation hosts The George Lopez Celebrity Golf Classic.
This year, George Lopez, MakersPlace, and renowned crypto NFT artist Carlos Marcial have come together to support the cause, specifically to raise funds for children with kidney disease.
Marical’s and Lopez’s shared Mexican heritage formed the inspiration for “Eternal Cuernavaca,” a 1/1 commissioned work that illustrates their deep roots of Latin culture.
Born in Puerto Rico, Carlos moved to Mexico as a child and lives there with his family. George, the son and grandson of migrant workers, has instead brought Mexican culture into his home for his children and grandchildren alike. The intersection celebrates these roots, their children, and a sense of family within Latin culture.
This year’s NFT auction winner also receives:
- Two Tickets (2) to the pre-event party on Sunday, May 1st, 2022
- Two Tickets (2) to the golf tournament dinner on Monday, May 2nd, 2022.
The event is a who’s who in sports and entertainment. Sunday’s musical guests include David Foster, Katherine McPhee, and Andy Vargas, lead singer of Carlos Santana’s band. Mingle with celebrities including, George Lopez, Andy Garcia, Cedric The Entertainer, Joe Pesci, Wilmer Valdarama, Oscar De La Hoya, D.L. Hughley, Don Cheadle, Joe Mantegna, Lee Trevino, Norman Nixon, Sugar Ray Leonard, and more.
- Auction winner must provide their own travel to/from the charity event. Travel expenses NOT included
- No substitutions, no rescheduling, nor any cash value if the auction winner cannot attend either or both events on May 1st or 2nd, 2022.
About Carlos Marcial
Carlos Marcial is a Mexican-Puerto Rican digital artist who has been involved in crypto art since 2019. Before becoming one of the first full-time crypto artists in early 2020, Marcial helped found and creatively direct a studio in Toronto, Canada that specialized in design services for blockchain projects and companies. It was at this studio that he first discovered NFTs and bought his first CryptoKitty.
Marcial is deeply interested in exploring and expanding, through his digital artworks, the connection between Latino culture and its role in developing web3 and blockchain technology. Marcial has been recognized by many inside the NFT industry as one of its leading voices from Latin America.
About George Lopez
George Lopez’s illustrious and multi-faceted career encompasses television, film, stand-up comedy, and late-night television. Lopez will begin shooting the pilot for his upcoming NBC comedy Lopez vs Lopez, featuring his real-life daughter, Mayan Lopez later this fall. The sitcom about a blue-collar family is set to premiere in 2022.
Like many Latin American comedians before him, George Lopez broke ground for Latino comics by embracing his ethnicity and confronting racial stereotypes. He is currently performing stand-up in arenas across the country on his OMG Hi! Comedy Tour, through 2022.
In 2005, Time Magazine named him one of the 25 Most Influential Hispanics in America, and the Harris Poll named him one of the Top Ten Favorite Television Personalities. The following year, Lopez received a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
About The George Lopez Foundation
The mission of the George Lopez Foundation is to create positive, permanent change for underprivileged children, adults, and military families confronting challenges in education and health, as well as to increase community awareness about kidney disease and organ donation.
Pricing: Accepting Offers Only
*A 24-hour auction will be triggered once the reserve price of $5,000 is met.
Utility: The auction winner gets two tickets to attend the 2022 George Lopez Celebrity Golf Cocktail Party on May 1st, 2022, and the 2022 George Lopez Celebrity Golf Tournament on May 2nd, 2022. (Travel and accommodations not included.)