The Detroit Artists Market

Featured Exhibition – 80 Bucks Benefit

80 Bucks Benefit

August 16, 2012 - August 25, 2012

DETROIT —The Detroit Artists Market (DAM) will host a special benefit exhibition to celebrate its 80 years of serving Detroit.  The 80 Bucks Benefit features original artwork from many of the Detroit area’s best contemporary artists. All artworks, donated by the artists, will be sold at the special price of $80 each.  

Want to be the first to preview and purchase artworks for only $80?  The First-Dibs Preview runs from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 16th. The First-Dibs Preview of the 80 Bucks Benefit provides the exclusive opportunity to preview and purchase artwork. Tickets are $80 to attend, for either one or two people.  Door times will be strictly enforced, and all sales of artworks at $80 each are first-come, first-served.  Access to the First-Dibs Preview will be in high demand and guests are encouraged to reserve their tickets today at 313.832.8540 or via PayPal at the blue button below.

The Public Opening of the 80 Bucks Benefit offers the opportunity to view and purchase available artworks for only $80 each.  There is no cover charge for the Public Opening, which will be held on Friday, August 17th, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  Door times will be strictly enforced, and all sales of available artworks at $80 each are first-come, first-served.

All artwork will remain on display through Saturday, August 25th. Any remaining available artworks will be for sale at only $80 each.  All proceeds from the 80 Bucks Benefit will support the mission and programs of the Detroit Artists Market, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization which has been an important part of the community for 80 years.

“The 80 Bucks Benefit is a fun and unique way to celebrate DAM’s 80th anniversary. Each of the artists who are donating work are part of our history,” explains Director Nancy Sizer. “It also serves as a fund raiser for our organization, and encourages more people to collect and support the arts.”

We are very grateful for the generosity of the following artists and collectors who have donated artworks to the 80 Bucks Benefit:

Linda Allen ● Suzanne Anderson ● Johnny Bee Badanjek ● Ericia Bartels ● Mark Belchenko ● Jeanne Bieri ● Frederick Birkhill ● George Bochnig ● Charles Borshanian ● Christine Bossler ● Jennifer Bostek Salazar ● Jef Bourgeau ● Jef Bourgeau ● Micki Buksar-Cecil ● Taurus Burns ● Carl Butler ● Jeff Cancelosi ● Sandra Cardew ● Sue Carman-Vian ● Chris Charron ● James Collins ● Michael Coppa ● Jennifer Cox ● Stephen Crane ● Peter Crow ● Topher Crowder  Janice Dana ● Colin Thomas Darke ● Kelly Darke ● Charles Dean ● Janice Degen ● Sergio DeGiusti ● Darcel Deneau ● Alysa Marie Diebolt ● Barbara Dorchen ● Gary Eleinko ● Patrice Erickson ● Allysen Esser ● Angelica Estrada-Harris ● Amy Fell ● Jerome Ferretti ● Mary Fortuna ● Anne Fracassa ● Deborah Friedman ● Lynn Galbreath ● Bruce Giffin ● Lenore Gimpert ● Tim Gralewski ● Richard Grinstein ● Jim Grogan ● Dennis Guastella ● Janet Hamrick ● Lorelee Handelman ● Matthew Hanna ● Jeremy Hansen ● Robert Hansen ● Patricia Hogarty ● Nathan Hulsey ● Bill Jackson ● Meighen Jackson ● Lester Johnson and Ronald Neff ● Melissa Jones ● Ralph Jones ● Deborah Marlowe Kashdan ● Mary Kernahan ● Andrew Krieger ● Joyce Clark Lewton ● Jim Lutomski ● Stephen Magsig ● Timothy Mast ● Brian Melvin ● Charles Merz ● James Milostan ● Aliya Moore ● Alfred Mundello ● Dennis Nawrocki ● Kelly O'Day ● Lenore Orlowska-Warren ● Carl Oxley III ● Candace Compton Pappas ● John Pappas ● John Parlangeli ● Marcyanna Parzych ● Catherine A. Peet ● Teresa Petersen ● Steven Pleva ● Lisa Poszywak ● Jeanne Poulet ● Constance Powell ● Les Raebel ● Emily Saling ● Susan Santoro ● Stacy Schaffer ● Marilyn Schechter ● April Schwaegerle ● Gary Schwartz ● Mark Schwing ● Fran Seikaly ● Mark Sengbusch ● Robert Sestok ● Gilda Snowden ● Claudia St. Peter ● Kaiser Suidan ● Jack O. Summers ● Ron Teachworth ● Don Thibodeaux ● Richard M. Thomas ● Bryant Tillman Lorraine Trovato-Cantori ● Rick Vian ● James Viste ● Judith Waterman ● Cornelia Wende ● Lisa Wetzen and Doug McElroy ● John Witherell ● Albert Young ● S. Kay Young ● Shadia Zayed Lulu Zheng ● Lori Zurvalec ●

And a special thanks to Angelina Italian Bistro, Seva Detroit and Zumba Mexican Grille for providing delicious eats for the Benefit! 

About Detroit Artists Market
The Detroit Artists Market is a nonprofit organization that has supported emerging and established Detroit-area artists since 1932. With its mission of providing opportunities for local artists to show and sell their work, and at the same time encourage the public to experience and learn about local contemporary art, the Detroit Artist Market has been rooted in the history of Detroit art and culture, and continues today to be a leading community organization promoting contemporary art.

Located at 4719 Woodward Avenue in Detroit (three blocks south of the Detroit Institute of Arts, and one block north of MOCAD), the Detroit Artists Market is open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays.  Exhibitions are free of charge.  For more information on DAM and its programs, please call (313) 832-8540, e-mail .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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