NEW CANAAN, Conn. - A popular fundraising art sale and event for collectors and enthusiasts returns to the Silvermine Arts Center in New Canaan for its 12th year. "Signed, Sealed & Delivered" will show off a new format that will appeal to all art admirers.
The fundraising event will be held Saturday, Oct. 5, from 5 to 7 p.m. with wine and hors d’oeuvres at $35 per person.
"Signed, Sealed & Delivered" offers an opportunity to purchase original works of art by Silvermine Guild artists, School of Art Faculty and invited internationally known artists.
To get a preview of some of the art for sale, check out this Pinterest page.
Patrons will have two ways to collect: In addition to the original 4” x 6” paintings, prints, photographs and collages, new this year will be original 10” x 10” art works. The 4” x 6” works of art are still $50 each. When you buy three, you get the fourth free.
The 10” x 10” works of art on wood panels will be raffled during the evening, with raffle tickets at $100. Raffle tickets will be drawn one at a time and patrons will then pick one of the 10” x 10” artworks in order of number selected. At the end of the raffle, all remaining pieces will be available for purchase at $200 each.
Unlike the mystery of purchasing the 4” x 6” works of art where the artist is not known until after purchase, the 10” x 10” pieces will not be anonymous and are on display in the Borglum Gallery.
Some of the artists who will be participating include, Alberta Cifolelli of Westport, Roxanne Faber Savage of Fairfield, Fran Henry Meehan of Southport, Marty Kreme of Pound Ridge, N.Y., Erin Nazzaro of Georgetown, DeAnn Prosia of Newtown, James Reed of Bridgeport, Susan Sharp of Easton, Anita Soos of Guilford and Marjorie Tomchuck of New Canaan.
All proceeds will benefit gallery exhibitions and programs at Silvermine. All purchases are tax free during this fundraising event.
For more information and to purchase advanced tickets, call 203-966-9700 Ext. 22 or visit the arts center website at www.silvermineart.org.
Silvermine Galleries are open Wednesdays through Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. and Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m. It is located at 1037 Silvermine Road in New Canaan.