Tuesday, February 07, 2012

Messages of HOPE

February 10 - 17, 2012
Reception and Sale: Friday, February 17,
6:30 - 9pm

School of Visual Arts (SVA) presents "Messages of HOPE", an exhibition and benefit sale of original, postcard-sized artwork on the theme of "hope" aimed at promoting suicide prevention. Proceeds from the sale of the donated artwork will go to Samaritans of New York, a non-profit organization that operates New York City's 24-hour suicide hotline, public education and awareness programs and support groups for those who have lost a loved one to suicide. The exhibition will take place at the Westside Project Space, 133/141 West 21 Street, ground floor, New York City, from February 10 - 17, 2012. The show will conclude with a closing reception and sale of the works on view on Friday, February 17, 6:30 - 9pm.

"Messages of Hope" is sponsored by the SVA Office of Student Health and Counseling Services and will showcase work from SVA students, faculty and staff, as well as artists outside of the SVA community. The exhibition, curated by Kathryn DeRaffele, includes work by Elizabeth Baddeley, Nancy Balsamello, Leema Basharyar, Chris Brimacombe, Philip Cheaney, Todd Colby, James Collier, Kathryn DeRaffele, Sara Duvall, Kristen Fiumecaldo, Marcos Gago, Cristina Galie, Sabrina Hall, Andrew Hermida, David Anthony Hiller, Che Min Hsiao, Billy Jacobs, Jamie Keesling, Helmut Krackie, Alex V. Puryear, Jeremy Jacob Schlangen, Glen Sern, Brad Soucy, Ivy Stark, Dasha Tolstikova and Linda S. Young. The works, priced at $75, will be exhibited anonymously and sold on a first-come, first-served basis.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Love is REAL

8:01 AM  

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