Art Works Annual Fundraiser

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Come casual and comfortable for this entertaining evening, exciting art experiences, and an opportunity to explore the studios of the Nicholls Department of Art.

Third Annual Art Works Fundraiser.

OPEN STUDIO NIGHT, ART SALE, AND AUCTION.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 – 6:00pm

Come See. Come Do.

This creative evening includes:

  • Tours of art studios.
  • Student and faculty demonstrations, including metal pouring, printmaking and blacksmithing.
  • Opportunities to participate in hands-on experiences, like creating pottery and silk screening.
  • Student artwork on sale. This is your chance to preview and purchase works by the next great artists.
  • A silent auction featuring one-of-a-kind artwork by faculty, alumni, local artists and students.
  • An exhibit of local artists with work on sale for $50.
  • Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and cash bar.

Sponsorship Opportunities

By becoming a corporate sponsor, your contributions will fund scholarships, student development activities and art studio equipment. The following sponsorship levels are available:

Michelangelo: $1,500

Your name or your company’s name will be displayed on event signage and included in the event program. You will also receive 10 tickets to Art Works.

Picasso: $1,000

Your name or your company’s name will be displayed on event signage and included in the event program. You will also receive eight tickets to Art Works.

Monet: $500

Your name or your company’s name will be displayed on event signage and included in the event program. You will also receive four tickets to Art Works.

Medici: $250

Your name or your company’s name will be displayed on event signage and included in the event program. You will also receive two tickets to Art Works.
Your donation will be tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law.

What can you do to help Art at Nicholls?

Hands-on workshops, professional development conferences, and travel abroad programs are vital opportunities for art students to experience firsthand what they’ve been studying. Consider sponsoring one of these life-changing opportunities for a Nicholls art student. For more information, contact Jean Donegan, Head of the Department of Art at Nicholls, at 985.448.4595 or jean.donegan@nicholls.edu.

Silent Auction

Silent Auction items are handmade, original art by faculty, local artists and alumni.


Dennis Sipiorski, Oil painting, 24″ x 32″

 


Rhonda Marcel, Relief print, 13″ x 18″

 


Henry Flannagan, Wood fired stoneware pitcher, , 12″ x 10″ x 5″

 


Henry Flannagan, Wood fired stoneware vessel, 7″ x 7″

 


Stoneware bowl, 12″ x 5″

 


Mary Boudreaux, Oil painting, 6″ x13″

 


Doris Bodean, Oil painting, 8″ x 10″

 

Jean Donegan, Chair

 

Deborah Lillie, Chair

 

David Baird, “5/7/02”

 

Jeff Brown, Vessel

 


Deborah Lillie, Box

 


Ross Jahnke, Chair

 


Dennis Sipiorski, Chair

 

Beau Raymond, “Face Mugs”