Fantasy & Art Auction is coming soon, so mark your calendar
for Saturday evening, February 28, 2004 from 7:00 - 10:30
p.m. Set in the Grand Ballroom of the CH2M Alumni Center,
this annual fundraising event is known as the most elegant
evening in the region. Sample scrumptious chocolate desserts
created by our region's finest chefs, chat with friends, enjoy
live music, and bid on original artwork - all for the cause
of keeping the arts at the center of our community!
table themes for 2004 are: The Art of Dining, The Art of the
Getaway, The Art of Adventure, The Art of the Eclectic, The
Art of Nature, and The Art of Chocolate. Six artists have
been asked to create a unique art "centerpiece"
to match the theme of each table. If you would like a sneak
preview of these artworks, come to ArtCentrics' Readers Theatre
production, "Love and Chocolate," on Sunday, February
8, 2004 at 7:00 p.m. That night ONLY we will offer Chocolate
Fantasy & Art Auction tickets for $5 off the regular price
(members $35; non-members $40). PLUS, you will see a wonderful
show to set the mood for Valentine's Day and have a sneak
preview of the six artworks!
is a Holiday giftshow of fine arts and crafts, and the second
fundraiser of ArtCentric. The proceeds from Winterlight support
the education program, performances, and the exhibition program.
Artisans from the Northwest are
invited to have their wares for sale. Great care is taken to
offer you the widest and most attractive collection. Objects
include cards, ornaments, jewelry: both custom silver and semi
precious stones, functional and decorative ceramics, hand knitted
and silk scarves and ties, glass ware, prints etc.
There is always a wide price range
to choose from; ornaments start at $2.50, to original prints
members receive their usual 10% discount, but during our special
"Preview Evening" members receive a 15% discount
on all purchases. There is opportunity to become a member
the evening of the Membership Reception.
to participate as an artist:
Selection by the curator starts
in May preceding the event. To be invited, artists need to
contact Hester Coucke at the Arts Center (541) 754-1551 or
or send in samples, photographs or slides. Please enclose
a corresponding list with retail prices. The artists receive
60% of the retail price. All fine art and craft that are specifically
suited for gift giving are appropriate.