Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Denee Barr Art News and More

Maryland Federation of Art
31st Annual Collector's Choice Benefit
Artwork previewed October 19-26
MFA Circle Gallery
18 State Circle Gallery
Annapolis, Maryland
Hours: 11-5pm Tuesday - Sunday
(410) 268-4566

Benefit Event Location: Annapolis Subaru
149 Old Solomon's Road
Annapolis, Maryland
Sunday, October 28, 2007
Time: 5:30pm - 8:30pm - Drawing 6pm

Thanks to sponsors Annapolis Subaru and Chesapeake Life Magazine!

Denee is a member of the Maryland Federation of Art Circle Gallery in Annapolis, Maryland and will have one mixed media photograph (photo emulsion toned with selenium and india ink on Arches paper 6" x 9") entitled "Tree and Pond with Reflection, Kent Island, Maryland" c 2004 Denee Barr in the Maryland Federation of Art 31st Annual Collector's Choice exhibition and auction. This image is from my Beyond the Bay: Photographs From Kent Island series and two images from this collection are on permanent display on the 3rd floor east in Heart of DC: The John A. Wilson City Hall Public Art Collection, Washington, DC.

Enjoy the Day-------------------------------------Denee

p.s. Check out Chesapeake Life Magazine



Collector's Choice is the Maryland Federation of Art's most important and popular fundraiser. Once again Annapolis Subaru is our generous sponsor for the 31st annual event that's being held Sunday, October 28 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Annapolis Subaru, 149 Old Solomon's Island Road, Annapolis.

In case you've never participated in Collector's Choice, as patron or donating artist, here's how it works. Member artists donate their treasured art works, which can be worth as much as $2000. These are featured in a preview at the Circle Gallery during the week before the event (October 19 through the 26th) to showcase the artwork and give ticket holders an opportunity to rank their choices and to tempt new collectors.

Each $160 ticket gives the ticket bearer and a guest an evening featuring a sumptuous buffet of fine food and drink donated by area chefs and restaurants, and best of all, the chance to take home your favorite artwork to add to your collection. After a chance to review and rank the artwork and enjoy the buffet-bar, the raffle begins.

It's a fast-paced evening as ticket numbers are randomly drawn and ticket holders claim their art choice. Those with numbers drawn first have the widest selection to choose from. As the number of available artworks shrinks, collector and artist alike get revved up, wondering who will be chosen next. It's an evening of fun and chance!

Why is this event so popular? For collectors, it's a great way to spend a Sunday evening enjoying good food and drink, and having the chance to take home a treasured work of art. For artists, there's a unique way to meet and connect with art collectors. Everybody wins!

Collectors: Call the Circle Gallery at once to order your tickets---410 268 4566.

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