ART ON THE AVENUE 2014

 

Preview Party:  6 pm to 9 pm,  Thursday November 13, 2014

Featuring Susana of Luna Tango Productions and Two Star Symphony

Auction & Party:  6 pm to 10 pm,  Saturday November 15, 2014

Featuring Texas Johnny Boy

Winter Street Studios:  2101 Winter Street, Houston, TX 77007

 

Mark Montgomery, Houston City President of BBVA Compass is the chair of the 18th Annual Art on the Avenue, a two-night event attended by some 1,000 Houstonians.  It showcases the work of more than 250 local artists in a fine art silent auction with proceeds from art sales shared between the artists and Avenue CDC.  We are pleased to announce that this year Christine West, Executive Director of Lawndale Art Center, will be our guest juror.

At the Preview Party on Thursday, November 13, 2014, guests will have a first look at the art for auction and an opportunity to bid and purchase art prior to the public event on Saturday, November 15th.

Avenue CDC is dedicated to revitalizing Houston’s Northside community and to improving the lives of low and moderate income residents.  Avenue CDC builds homes and communities where families thrive.

Art on the Avenue benefits Avenue CDC, raising funds for:

    • Development of affordable single-family homes
    • Development and operation of quality affordable multi-family and senior rental housing
    • Homebuyer education and counseling programs
    • Community building and strengthening civic engagement
    • After-school tutoring and recreational programs for residents of our rental communities

Click here for Sponsorship details, benefits, and commitment forms.

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Tickets to Saturday’s Auction & Party will be sold for $30 at the door.

Preview Party tickets may be purchased at the door for $125 on Thursday night. Please note that Preview Party tickets grant admission for both Thursday and Saturday nights.

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Click Here to Preview This Year’s Artwork

 

Raffle Prize

Cruz Diez

Carlos Cruz-Diez  “Induction Chromatique à double fréquence Olympic Centennial Harmonie 42.”  Ed. 32/50.

Courtesy of Atelier Cruz-Diez and the Sicardi Gallery.

Raffle tickets may be purchased for $20 each or 6 for $100. 600 total tickets to be sold.

Raffle Drawing: Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 9:45 pm. You do not need to be present to win.

For more than five decades, Carlos Cruz-Diez (born 1923) has experimented intensively with the origins and optics of color. The MFAH and the Cruz-Diez Foundation presented the first large-scale retrospective of this pioneering Franco-Venezuelan artist in 2011 to critical acclaim. We are greatly honored that the Atelier Cruz-Diez and the Sicardi Gallery have donated this stunning piece to benefit the programs of Avenue CDC.

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See photos from last year’s Art on the Avenue on Facebook.