Steve Paul Productions and Mighty Fine Arts are pleased to present an art, pharmacy photography, ailment and one-of-a-kind-packages benefit auction on Sunday, June 24, 2012. The 2012 ArtSlam will be a fun-filled late afternoon of drinks, bites, great artwork and packages on which to bid. One hundred percent of the proceeds will go to benefit North Texas literary organization WordSpace.
The auction contains approximately 50 pieces of photography and art, offering works by established and emerging artists including: Peter Ligon, Jacobine van der Meer, r. mateo diago, Richard Doherty, Omar Hernandez, David Dasinger, Richard Howdy, Warren Paul, Danielle Georgiou, Elle Schuster, Samantha McCurdy, Martha Heimberg, Paul Quigg, Robin Myrick, Emily Lamberty, Lisa Cardenas, Ali Golzad, Sally Glass, Ryder Richards, Chaitra Linehan, Marianne Howard, Janet Chaffee, Ray-Mel Cornelius, Brian Scott, Brian Jones, Rosemary Meza-DesPlas, Emily Loving, Jim Brightwell, Vance Wingate, Chancellor Page, Michael Henderson, and Steve Cruz, with more still to be announced.
“This is an exciting event in that not only are we raising funds for an organization that has been providing literary programming in Dallas for close to twenty years, but showcasing talented local contemporary artists,” said cosponsor, Steve Paul. This is a free event, so come to see works by important artists, and have the chance to acquire works at a relatively modest price.
What: ArtSlam 2012
When: Sunday June 24th, 5-9 pm
Where: Steve Paul Productions, 2814 Main Street, Dallas TX 75226
WordSpace is a North Texas literary organization dedicated to supporting indigenous literature and connecting the best of world literature to local readers. Throughout the year WordSpace presents author readings, workshops, concerts and salons. Founded in 1994, WordSpace has presented programs and workshops with many writers and songwriters, including Robert Creeley, Gerald Burns, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Townes Van Zandt, Jeff Liles, Booker Prize winner James Kelman, Isabel Nathaniel, Terry and JoHarvey Allen, Cristina Henriquez, David Searcy, O. Henry Prize Winner Ben Fountain, Ed Sanders, NPR correspondent, poet, and novelist Andrei Codrescu, internationally acclaimed media pundit and activist, Dan Savage and writer/actress Amy Sedaris.
About Steve Paul Productions
Steve Paul is an award-winning audio and video engineer with over 16 years’ experience in the industry. In 2010 Paul opened Steve Paul Productions, a mixed-used space that includes an art gallery and state-of-the-art recording studio in the heart of Deep Ellum.