SOURCE: Boost Mobile

June 17, 2008 09:00 ET

Boosted and Amanda Visell Team Up to Present an Exclusive Mobile Art Content Collaboration

Leading Youth Wireless Provider Partners With Renowned Artist Offering Exclusive Art to Customers

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - June 17, 2008) - Boosted today announced an exclusive content deal with Los Angeles-based artist Amanda Visell offering its youth wireless customers an opportunity to own and experience a piece of artwork from the renowned artist on their Boost Mobile phone, for a fraction of the high gallery fees.

"We are very excited to have the opportunity to collaborate with talented artists such as Amanda Visell, and are leading in our efforts to differentiate this high quality content," said Jeff Park, director of business development for Boost Mobile. "We are developing an intensive experience on the web that is consistent with the quality of the artist's work and enables Boost customers to experience such art in a meaningful way."

Taking art to the third screen and beyond, Boosted collaborates with and provides opportunities for leaders in the pop art space. Working with artists such as Claw Money, Madsteez, Jim Houser, Retna, Revok, Saber, George Thompson and now Amanda Visell, Boosted enhances the careers of their artists partners in areas previously untapped and provides an additional support art in their current initiatives and projects.

Amanda Visell's brand of cartoon fantasy has won her acclaim far and wide. In support of our artist partners initiatives we are proud to announce that Amanda will be having an art show on June 21st from 7-10pm at M-Modern. M-Modern is located at 2500 N. Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs, CA.

Beginning later this month, Amanda Visell's custom designed wallpapers will be available for purchase to Boost Mobile and SprintNextel customers directly from their Boost Mobile phone via Boost Wireless Web or at www.boostedmobile.com for an expected price of $1.99. Boost Mobile's strategic alliance with artists, such as Amanda Visell, opens an opportunity for a wider audience to get acquainted with some of the country's most sought after artists.

About Amanda Visell

Los Angeles-based Amanda Visell paints what she has often referred to as "cartoony" pictures when not creating crafts and dealing in other mediums. Amanda's art has been seen in galleries and museums nationwide including an exhibit at Disneyland. She is currently as hard at work as ever and continues to create original artwork along with toys, books, apparel, limited edition prints and sculptures, all while perfecting her design for the ultimate home robot. www.amandavisell.com

About Boosted

Boosted is a lifestyle brand passionate about and influenced by art, music and popular culture. Boosted develops products and content to enhance the mobile lifestyle of today's youth, and uses its resources to shine the light on the deserving or under recognized. The collection includes original artist created content and mobile device accessory solutions including audio headsets, carrying cases, toy inspired desktop device holders, desktop speakers, amongst others. For more information, visit www.BoostedMobile.com.

To inquire about the exclusive content deal, to obtain images, or to speak with one of the artists, please contact Sarah Cirkiel, scirkiel@pitchcontrolpr.com or Shana Louallen, slouallen@pitchcontrolpr.com at Pitch Control Public Relations 212.475.4919. For more information regarding Boosted and Boost Mobile please contact the Boost Mobile Media Center at 949.789.4900; press@boostmobile.com.

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