Beacons Of Light: Art Glass Lamp Silent Auction Project

January 27 2018 to June 22 2018

Beacons Of Light: Art Glass Lamp Silent Auction Project

Artist Participation and Fundraiser For the Dempsey Centers

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Contact Nel Bernard at [email protected] or Tel 312-9955
Contact Bonnie Faulkner at [email protected] or Tel 846-0817
Contact Jim Nutting at Maine Art Glass Studio – Tel 353-6700

CALL FOR ARTISTS

This project is recruiting experienced stained glass artists to donate their time, talent and materials to create a simple unique art glass lampshade to be offered as one of a collection through a gallery showing and silent auction process to benefit the Dempsey Center.

Artists of other mediums (fabric, paper, wood) are encouraged to participate and donate as well, to make this project successful and engaging.

REASONS TO PARTICIPATE:
Receive free lamp base and chance to buy materials at discount
Recognition of your skill and talent & reputation building
Charitable engagement in a worthy cause
Opportunity to improve skills working with supportive master peers
Engaging with interesting artists on an established schedule
Invitation to Open House Exposure Party

SCHEDULE
Saturday January 27 – 1 PM – Picking out free lamp base & lamp shade design, choose glass for lamp shade at Maine Art Glass Studio – 51 Main Street – Lisbon Falls

Saturday February 17 – 1 PM – Meeting of artists to cut glass, set up layout jigs At Maine Art Glass Studio – 51 Main Street – Lisbon Falls

Saturday March 17 – 10AM – 3PM –  Meeting of artists to foil lampshades at Bonnie Faulkner’s House – Yarmouth Maine – Call for directions

Saturday April 21 & May 5 – 10AM – 3PM – Meeting of artists for lamp shade assembly assistance at Centrepole Art Glass Studio – 202 Bailey Hill Road – Poland – Contact Nel  for directions

May 19 – 10AM to 2PM – Completed Lampshade Deadline – To Be Delivered to Maine Art Glass Studio for Display and Photography

Monday May 28 -Beacons Of Light On line Auction Site Available For Bids

Friday June 22 – 7PM to 8:30PM – Open House Gallery Exposure Party – Silent Auction Benefit for The Dempsey Center at Maine Art Glass Studio – The Sanctuary Gallery – 51 Main Street – Lisbon Falls – Artists and Public Welcome