'SPLASH OF ART' SILENT AUCTION
BENEFITS CULTURAL COUNCIL'S
EXHIBITIONS AND EDUCATION
The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County compliments its
aquatic-themed art exhibition, "The Deep and the Shallow:
Photographers Exploring a Watery World" with a "Splash of
Art" on Thursday,
December 12 from 6 - 9 p.m. at
its Robert M. Montgomery, Jr. headquarters at 601 Lake
Avenue in Lake Worth.
The silent auction features 33 masterful works of art in
various media by 29 Palm Beach County-based artists.
"This is an opportunity to acquire locally-created art as
holiday gifts while enjoying a wine tasting," said Nichole
Hickey, manager of artist services for the Council. All
proceeds from silent auction sales will go toward future
exhibitions, education and other programming created by the
Council for local artists and arts organizations.
A trunk show featuring the sea glass
jewelry of Denise Savela and jewelry and nautical-themed
pottery by Marie Wingate will also be on offer.
"We feel fortunate
to have such a wealth of artistic talent in our community,"
said Cultural Council President and CEO Rena Blades. "It is
an honor to showcase these artists who have chosen to
highlight the truly remarkable environment we have here in
Admission to the "Splash of Art" event is $40
for members/$50 for non-members. The event is sponsored by
The Roe Green Foundation, Roe Green, Founder with additional
support from PRP Wine International, Johnson's Custom Cakes
and More, Divers Direct, Boynton Beach Flower Market and
Tanks A Lot Aquarium, Inc.
with the featured artists, as well as photo opportunities
may be arranged in advance of the December 12th event. High
resolution images of art works and artists are available
About the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County: The
Cultural Council is the official arts and culture support
agency for Palm Beach County serving non-profit
organizations, individual artists and arts districts. The
Council markets the county's cultural experiences to
visitors and residents, administers grants, expands arts and
cultural education, advocates for funding and arts-friendly
policies and serves the arts community through capacity
building training and exposure to funders and audiences.
Connect with the Council at www.palmbeachculture.com,
Gallery hours are 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.