PELHAM, NY — Studio Cafe takes place on Saturday, November 3 2018 at the Pelham Art Center. VIP entry is at 6:00PM and General Admission is at 7:00PM. This fundraising event brings together community to support art, education and free outreach programs. With live music, performance art, live art demos, signature food from local restaurants, and hot music this event is not to be missed.
Co chaired by Amy Todd Middleton and Paula McKeever with a host committee including: Michelle Acosta, Christina Battalia, Aileen Dose, Katharine Dufault, Sing Duffy, Diane Essig, Charles Fazzino, Katy Garry, Orin Kurland, Vincent Perugini, Victoria Rolett, Alexi Rutsch-Brock, Liza Schaeffer, and KD Wilson. Executive Director Charlotte Mouquin describes this event as a “lively energetic evening with phenomenal artists, it is a house party for the Pelham Art Center. Home is where the art is – and here you can bring art home, physically and with the experience of being in an interactive art party environment.”
Over 50 artists are involved with this event.
A special sale of 25 works all made on 1×1’ wood panels includes artists Cey Adams, Alexi Rutsch-Brock, Bob Clyatt, Dennis Redmoon Darkeem, Katharine Dufault, Kate Fauvell, Musa Hixson, Sara Jimenez, Satish Joshi, Anki King, Barry Mason, Christina Massey, Rick Midler, Michael Mut, Christina Nicodema, Arlene Rush, Isabelle Schneider, Scott Seabolt, Susan Sass, and more. These works go on sale for $250 during the VIP hour from 6:00-7:00PM so arrive early to get your first choice!
Artworks will be auctioned off online via Paddle8 including works by: Shepard Fairey, Patricia Fabricant, Charles Fazzino, Heather Fazzino, Frank Guida, Satish Joshi, David Kramer, Betty Tompkins, and more. The Paddle8 art auction will launch the weekend of ArtsFest October 20, 2018.
Studio Café will also be the preview of Collectibles. Collectibles includes the work of 10 artists hand selected by Executive Director Charlotte Mouquin. All of the works in this exhibition will be priced under $2,500 by mid career and emerging artists making this the perfect collecting opportunity to take home works by Cey Adams, Michael DeFeo, and Katy Gary to name a few.
There will be live art models being rendered by our key teaching artists at the Pelham Art Center such as Frank Guida, Donna Ross, and JC English.
Live music with exceptional jazz guitarist Dan Haedicke and vocals by Sarah Rayani begin the evening. This contemporary jazz duo combines classic jazz with a contemporary twist and covers some old school hip hop. Sarah Rayani uses sultry sounds of classic jazz and soul and makes it cooler. DJ Dick at Nite – aka Dick Burroughs the Brooklyn based Writer, DJ, Curator, and TV Personality will be spinning funky sounds to keep this party hopping.
Tickets are $95 for general admission at 7pm and a VIP ticket with first view starting at 6:00PM costs $150. Buy tickets at http://www.pelhamartcenter.org/event/fall-studio-cafe-2018/
The Pelham Art Center is looking forward to celebrating with you on November 3rd 2018. Support the arts, education, and community in Pelham at the Pelham Art Center! See you at Studio Café.
This event is generously supported by Meridian Risk Management and The Cincinnati Insurance Company, in partnership with our annual sponsorship.