Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Art Auction Eggstravaganza!

Middletown Arts Center Presents An 
Art Auction Eggstravaganza!

Middletown Arts Center is excited to present its 32nd Art Auction—Art Auction Eggstravaganza! Everyone looks forward to this triannual fundraiser, where even the non-art lover has a fabulous time! This year’s event will feature celebrity signed “eggs” which are then custom designed by artists to best reflect the character of the celebrity! Autographs include:

  •  John Boehner, Ohio Congressman
  • AJ Hawk, Super Bowl Winning Green Bay Packers linebacker
  • Carmon DeLeone, Music Director of Cincinnati Ballet, Illinois Philharmonic and the Middletown Symphony
  • Peter Max, 60’s pop artist icon
  • Jim Tressel, OSU Head Coach
  • Anthony Munoz, NFL Hall of Fame
  • Chris Collinsworth, Emmy Award Winning NFL Sportscaster
  • Dhani Jones ,Cincinnati Bengal
  • P. Buckley Moss and Christopher Walden – internationally known artists and more!

Fine art will also be available for the serious collector. Works include pieces by John Ruthven,  Homer Hacker, Brother Barrish, Pat Brewer and Jean Vance to name a few.

John Lomax of Local 12 WKRC TV Cincinnati will host the evening’s festivities.
Guests of Honor for the evening are Mr. and Mrs. John Ruthven.

Proceeds benefit MAC programs and services including youth scholarships and the MACMobile—a mobile art classroom to bring art to underprivileged, inner-city, rural youth and the disabled.

Date: Saturday, May 14, 2011—5:30 p.m.           

Location: Shaker Run Golf Club

Live and Silent Auctions ~ Dinner ~ Cash Bar ~ Entertainment

Ticket price: $50 – on sale April 1

Sponsored by AK Steel, Atrium Medical Center, Cohen Bros. Inc., Quaker Chemical, Middletown Tube Works, American Savings Bank, First Financial Bank, Dupps Co. Foundation, Alliance Printing, Pendleton Arts Center, All About You Caterers, M.A.L.A.C.H.I., Ross Auctioneers, Canada Goose Gallery.

The Middletown Arts Center, 130 North Verity Parkway Middletown, is a privately funded, non-profit institution dedicated to creating opportunities for artistic expression through knowledge and education. It provides a welcoming learning environment for all individuals and skill levels. 

More information at or call Patt Belisle at (513) 424-2417.

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