Friday, January 8, 2010

Postcards from the Edge

Postcards from the Edge opens tomorrow! The preview party is actually tonight, if you want to get a glimpse before the main event. I participated in this last year and wanted to do it again, so here I am. Below is some information from the Visual Aids website:

Postcards From the Edge
A Benefit for
Visual AIDS

January 8-10, 2010
Hosted by
ZieherSmith 516 West 20th Street (btw 10th & 11th Avenues), NYC

Benefit Sale
Saturday, January 9, 2010 from 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday, January 10, 2010 from 12:00 noon - 4:00 PM
First-come, first-served, with a suggested admission of $5 each day.

Over 1600 original postcard-size works of art.
$75 EACH. Buy four and get a fifth as our Thank You.
Proceeds benefit programs of Visual AIDS.
Forms of payment accepted are cash, check, MC/VISA/AMEX.

Preview Party
Friday, January 8, 2010 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM
$75 admission, payable at the door, includes a
raffle ticket for the chance to win 1st choice of any postcard. Additional raffle tickets available at the door. Participating artists attend free.

A silent auction of original work by Jack Pierson, Marcus Linnenbrink and Aaron Cobbett will also be available during the Preview Party. Plus, the auction will include the choice of any postcard to the highest bidder! Click here for more details. No other artwork will be sold until the Benefit Sale on Saturday, Jan. 9 & Sunday, Jan. 10, 2010.

Hosted by ZieherSmith in their new location at 516 West 20th Street, NYC

Postcards From the Edge is a Visual AIDS benefit show and sale of original, postcard-sized works on paper by established and emerging artists. All works are sold on a first-come, first-served basis. The works are signed on the back and exhibited so the artists' signatures cannot be seen. While buyers receive a list of all participating artists, they don't know who created which piece until purchased. All proceeds support the work of Visual AIDS.

Visual AIDS utilizes art to fight AIDS by provoking dialogue, supporting HIV+ artists, and preserving the legacy -- because AIDS IS NOT OVER!

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