Wednesday, December 2, 2009

PRESS RELEASE: Craft Emergency Relief Fund celebration!

Craft Emergency Relief Fund holds art stimulus celebration and holiday bash

When: 5:30-8:30 Friday Dec. 4

Where: Wood Art Gallery, College Hall, Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier

Contact: 229-2306

Eat, bid, be merry and make art, too, at CERF’s first art stimulus bash at the Wood Art Gallery in Montpelier on Dec. 4. Your host for the evening is the inimitable emcee David Schutz. Gabrielle Dietzel and Suzanne Rexford Winston will be on hand to help you make paper arts. The eatery Kismet is catering the nibbles; the Black Door is providing the cash bar; and Lewis Franco and the Missing Cats is supplying the gypsy swing. The silent auction includes pottery by Jules Polk, Lana Wilson, Linda Schutz and Bonnie Seidman; glass by Josh Simpson; paper arts by Polly Allen; and jewelry by Thomas Mann, Kerstin Nichols, Jaclyn Davidson and Lochlin Smith.

Proceeds from the auction go to help support CERF, a Montpelier-based, national nonprofit that provides no-interest loans, grants and services for artists facing career-threatening emergencies.