[Local events] Instruments of Art exhibition and auction
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Mon Feb 13 21:59:53 PST 2006
Instruments of Art
exhibition, auction, and concerts
Benefitting the Community Music Center
All Events at
Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)
1241 NW Johnson St, Portland, OR 97209
Exhibition and auction featuring more than 50 regionally and nationally
recognized visual artists (see list below), and students from Pacific
Northwest College of Art's Youth Programs. Using "unplayable" violins,
violas, cellos, and other musical supplies, they have created
imaginative, whimsical, and beautiful pieces inspired by music. The
works will be auctioned to benefit the Community Music Center (CMC),
celebrating its 50th anniversary.
All works on display now in the PNCA Swigert Commons, 9:00 am to 9:00 pm
daily through Saturday Feb. 18.
See photos of entries at www.kerrviolins.com.
Silent auction bidding now through Sat. Feb. 18 at 7:15 PM
Grand Finale Auction
Saturday, February 18, 6:00 PM
Admission: $20 in advance, $25 at the door.
Admission includes bidder's paddle, food (no-host bar), and entertainment.
Ken Butler Performances:
"Voices of Anxious Objects"
Friday, February 17, 8:00 PM,
Admission: $10-$20 sliding scale, at the door.
Featuring Ken Butler (objects), John Butler (guitar), Glen Moore (bass)
& Isreal Annoh (percussion).
Saturday, February 18, Noon
Paul Arensmeyer, Yolanda Baca, Rachel Blumberg, Pat Boas, Ken Butler,
Martha Cansler, Christine Clark, Bruce Conkle, Jonnel Covault, Chad
Crouch, David Eckard, Brian Addison Elliot, Gilles Foisy, Geraldine
Gladden, Jef Gunn, Cecilia Hallinan, Phil Harris, Gregg Heintz, Judy
Hill, Marty Houston, Junko Iijima, Frank Irby, George Johanson, David
Kerr, Cynthia Lahti, Stephen Leflar, Dana Louis, John Mace, Robert
McWilliams, Bonnie Meltzer, Paul Missal, Jacob Mitas, William Moore,
Ronna Neuenschwander, Stephen O'Donnell, Angela Passalacqua, Hilary
Pfeifer, Lennie Pitkin, Tom Prochaska, Stephan Soihl, Deb Stoner, Julia
Stoops, Phil Sylvester, Barb Tetenbaum, David L. Thomson, Steve Tilden,
Crispin Webb, Sue Wheatly, Bill Will, Judith Wyss, and others!
Pacific Northwest College of Art, David Kerr Violin Shop, The Oregon
Symphony, Columbia Graphics & Printing, David Hill Winery, Old Lompoc
Brewing, David Hill Winery, Eola Hills Winery, Katayama Framing,
As part of the show, hybrid instrument maker and performer Ken Butler
offers master classes, a kids' concert, and his own Quartet in recital
February 15-18. Mr. Butler's art has been displayed in numerous
exhibitions and performances throughout the USA, Canada, and Europe,
including The Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, The Metropolitan Museum of
Art in New York City as well as in South America, Thailand, and Japan.
His works have been featured on PBS, CNN, MTV, and NBC, including a live
appearance on The Tonight Show. Awards include fellowships from the
Oregon Arts Commission, the New York Foundation for the Arts, and the
National Endowment for the Arts. For more information on Mr. Butler, see
The Grand Finale Auction on February 18 includes the conclusion of the
silent auction, a live auction, great food, no host bar, and special
performances by professionals & rising-star violinist Becky Anderson. A
CMC alumna, Ms. Anderson was named Chamber Music Northwest Fellow for
the 2005-2006 season. She has won numerous competitions, including the
MetroArts Young Artist Concerto Competition in both 2003 and 2005, and
she has appeared as soloist with the Oregon Symphony. Becky is a
sophomore at Lincoln High School.
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