On June 1st from 5-8pm, Arts of Life will host the inaugural Arts of Life Benefit Auction. Attendees can enjoy an intimate evening filled with food, drink, and a curated selection of contemporary artworks — all set within the historied backdrop of the Robey Hall (2022 W. North Avenue). A live auction will present select pieces by Arts of Life artists, while a simultaneous silent auction will feature artwork by critically acclaimed artists in support of the organization. Proceeds from the benefit will directly impact Arts of Life artists and programming.
Arts of Life advances the creative arts community by providing artists with intellectual and developmental disabilities a collective space to expand their practice and strengthen their leadership. Arts of Life represents over 60 artists and runs two professional art studios with community galleries that are open to the public and present engaging exhibitions year-round.
Arts of Life Benefit Auction is presented by the Arts of Life Host Committee and the Executive Board’s Arts Committee. Host Committee members include Dana Bassett, Rachel Hite Gagliardi, Cory Gagliardi, Erin Hayden, Eric Rushman, Kate Sierzputowski and Edra Soto. Executive Board members include Elizabeth O’Brien, Francesca Kielb, Brian Malnassy, Andrew Rafacz, and Erin Toale.
For more information, visit artsoflife.org.