PRLog - June 27, 2014 - VENTURA, Calif. -- For the 21st annual ArtWalk Ventura event, 15 PODS containers will be showcased as mini art galleries throughout the streets of Downtown and Ventura’s Westside Cultural District. This $20,000 donation has been made possible by Steve Yapp, owner of your local Tri-Counties PODS® container supplier, the weather proof and secure PODS containers will be placed throughout streets to connect two dozen art studios and galleries. From July 19 – 20, the PODS containers will be on display as pop-up PODS Galleries featuring over 20 local artists and their gallery spaces.
Renowned artist Uriel León will be designing one of the 15 PODS containers, which has been sponsored by Ventura County’s inspiring group of women called The Women of Jewelia. “The use of these PODS containers allow the artists who don’t have their own venue the ability to participate in this very important local event,” states León, owner of Momentum Collab.
What: ArtWalk Ventura: PODS Galleries
When:Saturday, July 19 12 p.m. - 8 p.m. & Sunday, July 20 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Where: Ventura’s Historic Downtown and Westside Cultural District, 432 N. Ventura Avenue Ventura, Calif. 93001
Who: Design professionals, Ventura businesses, nonprofit communities, film and television communities, entrepreneurs, students, the design savvy public, tourists and more.
ArtWalk Ventura is a free, self-guided tour of dozens of galleries, studios and pop-up venues in Ventura's historic Downtown and Westside Cultural District and Downtown that features the work of the finest regional artists, drawing cultural tourists from all over.
ArtWalk Ventura highlights emerging artists throughout Ventura County. For more information, visit http://artwalkventura.org//
About Local PODS Service Provider
Steve Yapp is the owner of three Tri-Counties PODS franchises that serve residents and businesses in Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Counties.
Dedicated to the local community, Yapp’s franchises have donated hundreds of PODS containers to nonprofit and charitable organizations throughout Ventura, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, San Diego and Los Angeles counties since opening their doors in 2005.
A partial list of recipients include: Boys & Girls Clubs, FOOD Share of Ventura County, Casa Pacifica, Toys 4 Tots, California Strawberry Festival, Ojai Music Festival, Relay for Life, C.H.P. Holiday Toy Drive, Salvation Army, Santa Maria Good Samaritan, Oxnard Downtown Management District, Boy Scouts of Ventura County, California Visitors Center, Simi Valley Days, the Oxnard Salsa Festival, and Catholic Charities.
Founded in 1998, PODS currently provides moving and storage services to a population of more than 250,000,000 million consumers and businesses, in 48 U.S. states, Canada, Australia and the U.K., through its company-owned and independent franchise network. To date, the PODS network has completed more than 400,000 long-distance relocations, exceeded 2,000,000 million deliveries and has over 145,000 PODS containers in service.
For more information, go to: www.mylocalpods.com. (http://www.mylocalpods.com/