Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Art Blocks for Ghana event this Saturday

I mentioned the Art Blocks Ghana project at least once before. The fundraiser is finally this weekend at Gallery Nucleus. Tickets are $40 in advance (code "nucleus"), $50 at the door:

The Picture Book Project Foundation presents Art Blocks for Ghana – a charity art auction to benefit orphaned children in Ghana, West Africa. For 5 days only, guests can preview the collection of original works created by top artists within the animation and illustration community.

Over 200 works will be featured and over 50 artists will be in attendance Saturday night!

Fundraiser Reception Highlights:

* Complimentary exhibition catalog.
* Mingle with many of the contributing artists.
* See all of the artwork in person and bid online for your favorite.
* Silent Auction for exciting items like Toys Story 3 Signed Book, How to Train a Dragon Signed Book, Nicole Gustafsson original Artwork, Isaac Orloff Signed Art Prints, Catia Chien Etchings, and much more (one night only).
* Watch artists create a collaborative art block.
* Complimentary wine provided by Francis Ford Coppola Winery.
* Complimentary food.
* Live DJ.
You can take a look at the art here.