Woolly Mammoth Hosts Tina Palmer Art Sale and Benefit Reception 12/1

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company hosts a special art sale and benefit reception with local artist Tina Palmer on Tuesday, December 1, 2009 from 6:30 - 9pm. This exclusive sale and reception features Tina Palmer's nationally-acclaimed original art, affordably priced. She will dedicate each painting purchased during the benefit and 30% of the proceeds from the art sales will be donated to Woolly Mammoth.

Delicious complimentary food and wines courtesy of Chateau O'Brien of Markham, VA will be passed throughout the evening. Hosts for the evening are Woolly Mammoth Board Members Lis Driscoll and Patricia Butler. Attire is business or cocktail chic.

Checks, Visa, and Mastercard are accepted for art sales. To RSVP for the event, contact Tony Cord at tonycord01@gmail.com.


Tina Palmer has been one of America's top-selling female painter's of originals the past eight years and was showcased in Art Business News' "Women in Art" special last year and will be profiled in Virginia Living magazine in January. Ten of her paintings are featured in the Trump World Center NYC model apartment and her work is in galleries across the U.S. and Hawaii. Her preferred medium is acrylic, typically applied to a plastered canvas and finished with a special glazing. Her evocative works have appeared annually at ArtExpo NYC since 2001.

Tina's recent work with Philippe Cousteau highlighted his nonprofit organization, Earth Echo International, and she also worked with Trish and LaVar Arrington to support the United Medical Center (formerly Greater Southeast Hospital) and its prenatal center. For more information, visit tinapalmerart.com.
Woolly Mammoth is located at 641 D Street, NW (7th & D) in the heart of the Penn Quarter neighborhood. Accessible by Archives or Gallery Place Metro stations. Parking is available at InterPark Garage for $10 (mention Woolly Mammoth) across D Street from theatre entrance.
Now in Season 30, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company continues to hold its place at theatre's leading edge. Acknowledged as "The hottest theatre company in town" (Washington Post), "known for its productions of innovative new plays" (The New York Times), Woolly Mammoth is a regional and national leader in the development of new plays, and one of the best known and most influentiAl Small theatres in America. The Company garnered this reputation by holding fast to its unique mission:
...to ignite an explosive engagement between theatre artists and the community by developing, producing and promoting new plays that explore The Edges of theatrical style and human experience, and by implementing new ways to use the artistry of theatre to serve the people of Greater Washington, DC.
Currently under the leadership of Artistic Director/Co-Founder Howard Shalwitz and Managing Director Jeffrey Herrmann, Woolly Mammoth is a member of the National New Play Network, Theatre Communications Group, The League of Washington Theatres, and The Cultural Alliance of Greater Washington, and a participant in the A-ha! Program: Think it, Do it, funded by MetLife and administered by Theatre Communications Group, the national organization for the American theatre. The Theatre's programs are supported in part by The National Endowment for the Arts, the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities, the National Capital Arts and Cultural Affairs Program/United States Commission of Fine Arts, and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.


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