Monday, April 05, 2010

“Chairs 4 Charity” in progress

“Chairs 4 Charity”
Celebrity participants to include
Eddie Money, Rob Mariani and Harris Rosen

Here is the chair I am painting in progress.
Pinkberry is the sponsor for this chair.

 May 16 will Feature One-of a-Kind Art Chairs made by

50 Local Artists and Celebrities to Benefit The Mustard Seed Orlando, FL

More than 50 artists and celebrities
are designing one-of-a-kind art chairs to

be auctioned off at The Mustard Seed of Central Florida’s upcoming premier fundraiser, Chairs 4 Charity. The second edition of this popular event will be held on Sunday, May 16, 2010 at 1 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Downtown Orlando, 304 West Colonial Drive, Orlando, FL 32801. Headlining the list of participating artists and celebrities will be rock guitarist and singer-songwriter Eddie Money, HGTV Celebrity Robb Mariani of Design Star, and hotelier and philanthropist Harris Rosen. All three men will also make an appearance at the Chairs 4 Charity event.

In addition to the live and silent auction of the art chairs and displays of original art work by the participating
artists, Chairs 4 Charity will offer gourmet food stations, complimentary wine and beer, games,entertainment,
fabulous raffles and more. Everyone who brings a donation of wet or dry dog or cat food to the event will
receive an entry into a raffle for a prize basket. The pet food collected will go to support The Central Florida
Animal Pantry, which provides pet food for people in hardship.

The Mustard Seed’s mission is to rebuild the lives of families and individuals who have suffered disaster or
personal tragedy by providing household furnishings and clothing. The Mustard Seed collects donations of
Chair "before" in my studio
(sneak peek included behind chair is my work for my solo exhibit at the Steinway Gallery)
furniture, appliances, household items, toys, anything and everything needed to create a home and grants the
donated items free of charge to economically qualifying families and individuals.

Tickets to Chairs 4 Charity are $75 each. Corporate tables and sponsorships are still available. For ticket
information and to purchase tickets, visit the website at or contact The Mustard Seed at 407-875-2040.

12 Mustard Seed Lane Orlando, FL 32810-6271

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1 comment:

Christy said...

This looks like a fun and exciting event. Your chair is looking good, can't wait to see the final results!