The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County Hosts SPLASH OF ART Silent Auction Today

LAKE WORTH: The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County compliments its aquatic-themed art exhibition,"The Deep and the Shallow: Photographers Exploring a Watery World" with a "Splash of Art" on tonight, December 12 from 6 - 9 p.m. at its Robert M. Montgomery, Jr. headquarters at 601 Lake Avenue in Lake Worth.

The silent auction features 33 masterful works of art in various media by 29 Palm Beach County-based artists.

"This is an opportunity to acquire locally-created art as holiday gifts while enjoying a wine tasting," said Nichole Hickey, manager of artist services for the Council. All proceeds from silent auction sales will go toward future exhibitions, education and other programming created by the Council for local artists and arts organizations.

A trunk show featuring the sea glass jewelry of Denise Savela and jewelry and nautical-themed pottery by Marie Wingate will also be on offer.

"We feel fortunate to have such a wealth of artistic talent in our community," said Cultural Council President and CEO Rena Blades. "It is an honor to showcase these artists who have chosen to highlight the truly remarkable environment we have here in South Florida."

Admission to the "Splash of Art" event is $40 for members/$50 for non-members. The event is sponsored by The Roe Green Foundation, Roe Green, Founder with additional support from PRP Wine International, Johnson's Custom Cakes and More, Divers Direct, Boynton Beach Flower Market and Tanks A Lot Aquarium, Inc.

NOTE TO EDITORS: Interviews with the featured artists, as well as photo opportunities may be arranged in advance of the December 12th event. High resolution images of art works and artists are available upon request.


About the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County: The Cultural Council is the official arts and culture support agency for Palm Beach County serving non-profit organizations, individual artists and arts districts. The Council markets the county's cultural experiences to visitors and residents, administers grants, expands arts and cultural education, advocates for funding and arts-friendly policies and serves the arts community through capacity building training and exposure to funders and audiences.


Connect with the Council at www.palmbeachculture.com, or 561-471-2901.
Gallery hours are 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.




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