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

About WordSpace
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.