Matthew Mahler hosts American Red Cross Hurricane- Awareness Fundraiser

Raleigh-based artist Matthew Mahler is hosting the "Evening of Art and Fine Wines" at The Big Easy. The evening will commemorate the 2nd anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and benefits the American Red Cross. The event is held August 23 from 7-10pm.
 
Aug. 20, 2007 - PRLog -- Raleigh, NC, August 20, 2007 - Raleigh-based artist Matthew Mahler is hosting the “Evening of Art and Fine Wines” at The Big Easy. The evening will commemorate the 2nd anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and highlights the need for hurricane preparedness. The “Evening of Art and Fine Wines” will be held at The Big Easy in downtown Raleigh on Thursday, August 23, from 7-10 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the Triangle Area Chapter of the ARC.

Matthew Mahler has donated eighteen original oil paintings to the American Red Cross, which will be sold at auction during an “Evening of Art and Fine Wines”.  Matthew Mahler, a plein-aire painter who is a native of Houma, Louisiana, has donated numerous paintings to charitable art auctions, including the Triangle AIDS Alliance’s annual Works of Heart auction, the Ronald McDonald House annual fundraiser, and the Boys and Girls Club of America annual fundraiser.

The “Evening of Art and Fine Wines,” will include a silent auction of work by several North Carolina artists, a wine tasting, and live jazz by the Carolyn Mitchell Jazz Trio. Among the other artists who have donated work so far are Bob Rankin, Jason Craighead, Stephen White, Cathy Martin, DeShelia A. Spann, Susan Farrar Parrish, Nancy Meadows Taylor, Linda Ruth Dickinson, Don Mertz, and Constance Pappalardo.

The Big Easy is located at 222 Fayetteville Street. For more information on the event, call 919-880-1737.

Matthew Mahler is represented by Rue Cou Cou Gallery in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Website: www.matthewlmahler.com
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Source:Matthew Mahler
Email:Contact Author
Phone:919 880-1737
Zip:27613
Tags:Hurricane Katrina, American Red Cross
Industry:Arts, Environment
Location:Raleigh - North Carolina - United States



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