Press Release

For Immediate Release 

 

Event Date: October 11th, 2014

 

Give Kids the World: Artists Unite for seriously ill children, Stamford, CT

 

Stamford, Connecticut – Art Is…You will present the Auction on Saturday, October 11, 2014, 8:00am - 2:00pm, at the Sheraton Stamford Connecticut, 700 E Main Street, Stamford CT. The event is open to the public.

 

The Artists Unite Auction will present a selection of art dolls, paintings, mixed media, quilts, sculptures and jewelry created by over 30 nationally and internationally recognized mixed media artists.  The auction will take place at the East Coast Art Trunk. This event is kindly supported by the Sheraton Stamford Hotel and all proceeds from the silent auction sales will be donated to Give Kids the World.

 

Located at the hub of Art is You, Mixed Media Art Retreat. The Connecticut Art Trunk is a gathering of over 40 vendors selling art papers, kits, beads, frippery, collage sheets, fibers, yarns, fabrics, unique vintage and contemporary items plus all your supplies for rubber stamping, scrapbooking, art dolls, collage, assemblage, art quilts, steam punk jewelry and altered art.  Entry is free to all, with a donation to Give the Kids the World encouraged.

 

Art Is…You is nationally recognized for its annual artful retreats - characterized by talented faculty, inspiring mixed media workshops, one on one attention, purity of friendship and an extraordinary unanimity of purpose. Celebrated for its events with artists as diverse as paper painting artist Elizabeth St. Hilaire Nelson, Canadian Assemblage artist Michael deMeng and West Coast mixed media mosaic artist, Laurie Mika, it is now recognized as a quintessential mixed media art retreat.

 

Give Kids the World (GKTW) transforms the lives of children with life threatening illnesses. Give Kids The World Village is a 70-acre, nonprofit “storybook” resort located near Central Florida’s most beloved attractions. Children from across the country and their families are treated to weeklong, cost-free fantasy vacations, complete with accommodations in the Village’s whimsical villas, transportation, donated attraction tickets, meals, and much more.

 

The Connecticut Art Trunk is in its eighth year and welcomes over 400 visitors to the show.  It is generously supported in 2014 by the Sheraton Stamford Hotel.
 
Details
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www.art-is-you.com/mysitecaddy/site3/arttrunkeastcoast.htm
Web: www.art-is-you.com

 

 

 

 

 Contact & Media Visits  

 

Event Contact: Sallianne McClelland
Email:
artis@art-is-you.com
Contact:
Nancy Perkins, Executive Director
Phone: 601-856-7546

Web: www.art-is-you.com

 

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Give Kids the World: Artists Unite for seriously ill children, Stamford, CT

Stamford, Connecticut – Art Is…You will present the Auction on Saturday, October 11, 2014, 8:00am - 2:00pm, at the Sheraton Stamford Connecticut, 700 E Main Street, Stamford CT.  The Artists Unite Auction will present a selection of art dolls, paintings, mixed media, quilts, sculptures and jewelry created by over 30 nationally and internationally recognized mixed media artists.  The auction will take place at the Connecticut Art Trunk. This event is kindly supported by the Sheraton Stamford Hotel and all proceeds from the silent auction sales will be donated to Give Kids the World. The event is open to the public.  The Connecticut Art Trunk is in its eighth year and welcomes over 400 visitors to the show.  It is generously supported in 2014 by the Sheraton Stamford Hotel.   Details: www.art-is-you.com/mysitecaddy/site3/arttrunkeastcoast.htm Web: www.art-is-you.com

 

 

 

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