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Artist Frank Kelley, Jr. to be Showcased at Bentley Atlanta 2018 Taste Of The World Reception
Bentley Atlanta 2018 Taste Of The World President's Reception, in support of Africa's Children Fund, will feature work of the acclaimed artist.
Taking his inspiration from Southern American landscapes and subject matter, Frank Kelley, Jr.'s work inspires, brings grace and highlights individuals of importance in American history, as well as those powerful, iconic images of our communities.
His unforgettable works of art can be found in the homes of well-known collectors, entertainers, museums, corporations, political figures and private collections across the world. His works have also been included in galleries in New York, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Florida, Detroit, Switzerland and more.
Bentley Atlanta presents The ACF President's Reception, one of Atlanta's most prestigious events, is an invitation-only event of ACF supporters. The event is an artistic showcase of entertainment and art, featuring a Monte Carlo casino atmosphere with a twist of London, foods of International Chef delights, Elite Pour La Vie models featuring Bahmardi fashion, music and Bentley automobiles. ACF's special supporters and 2018 Honorees will be presented.
"This is an opportunity for art enthusiasts and collectors in the South East to attend and support this non-profit, meet me in person and enjoy one of my featured collections. I will also be donating one of my abstract pieces for the live auction," says Frank, a Silver sponsor of the event.
Bentley Atlanta, presenting sponsor, will host the Taste of the World President's Reception on Saturday night. This event will celebrate diversity, inclusion, community and culture. National and International Chefs will showcase their remarkable talents, skills, and craftsmanship displaying exquisite food delights. The goal is fundraising while having fun opening the hearts and minds of all the attendees embracing diversity.
Established in 1997, the Taste of the World Gala has raised funds to support over 80,000 children in need. Now in their 25th year, the goal is to raise $225,000 to support our programs. With your support, they will reach this goal.
At this event, they will honor Dr. Adedeji Adeleke, Founder of Adeleke University in Ede, Nigeria, First Lady of Georgia Sandra Deal, and Professor Emeritus Augustine Esogbue for their profound services to children and communities in need.
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About Frank Kelley Jr.
An artist of humble beginnings, Frank Kelley, Jr. weaves paintings reflective of the rural life of his youth. From celebrated jazz figures, expressive Southern life and moving portraiture, Frank creates art that takes its viewer on a journey. His expressive work takes the form of current life, yesteryears, as well as evoking the emotions of sorrow and happiness, struggle, hope, and togetherness and love. Private and corporate collectors around the world have acquired his investment quality work. For more information, visit http://www.frankkelleyjr.com/
About Africa's Children Fund
Founded in 1993 by Victor Mbaba, Africa's Children's Fund (ACF) is a private non-profit 501(c)(3) organization headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A. Mbaba, who has worked with children for over twenty years, saw a critical need to motivate and support families and communities to nurture and support all children. Since its inception, ACF has developed and implemented programs that positively impact the lives of children in the U.S. as well as several countries around the world. ACF's youth and family development programs include mentoring, affordable housing, books donation & library development, and scholarships for orphans. Learn more at http://www.africaschildrensfund.org/
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