Our wonderful President, Colette Baty, who is up always up for doing it all! Here she is wearing high heels, dancing, drinking, talking and holding her phone in a ready for action position!
Thank you to everyone who helped make our Art for You event a tremendous success! We raised $10,000 (net).
A special thank-you goes out to the following:
• all the artists who contributed their beautiful works of art
• Board members Colette and Sarah Kalsics who helped organize the event as well as solicit donations and ticket sales
• Board member Celine Berry for providing such fantastic culinary delights and members of Box Car 6 who helped her and made donations of baked goods and cash to event: Joanne Hewko, Jessica Jean Kuyper, Mary Babineau, Sarah Cowan, Clare Thomas and a giant thank you to Jenn Wilson who was also a major help during the evening of the event!); and Brian and Erin Berry
• Amanda Dodds and Kyler Clement for all the behind the scenes administrative help
• Natasha van Netten for poster, promotion and photographs of artwork
• Board member Heather Chestnut for her desserts
• Board member Allan Castle for his fantastic role as DJ Matt Medium
• Board member Ken De’ath and Kurt Sandstrom for their great work at the bar
• Board member Sinisha Ivaz for his role as MC
• Gina Savard at Everything Wine for donating the complimentary rosé to event
• Carmen at Charelli’s for the cheese plate
• Graham Seto at Fairways
• All of our many student volunteers who helped us during the evening
•AND all of the people who bought tickets and came out to the event
Everybody had a wonderful time! Thank you for supporting this very important arts institution in Victoria.
Slide Room Gallery pre-event May 2