Spire Studios - 45 Beekman Street - Beacon, NY 12508 - 845.527.8752
Studios will host a silent auction on Saturday, December 10th,
in conjunction with its well known quarterly open studios, to
benefit the Grace Smith House of Poughkeepsie. Benjamin Krevolin,
Director of the Dutchess County Arts Council, will serve as host
and auctioneer to sell over 100 art works donated by local artists.
100% of the proceeds will go to Grace Smith House, Inc., a non-profit
organization that provides shelter and social services for victims
of domestic violence. Its Executive Director, Judy Lombardi, will
be in attendance to introduce visitors to the agency’s benefits.
for the “small works,” which include both emerging
and well known artists from throughout the region, will begin
at $50. The works will be on view at the studio’s galleries
and bidding will begin on Saturday November 26th from 12-5pm.
for artists interested in donating work to the exhibit are still
open. Please contact the studio for more information.
About Grace Smith House - www.gracesmithhouse.org
mission of Grace Smith House, Inc. is to enable women and their
children to live free from domestic violence through:
Providing shelter and apartments, advocacy, counseling and education;
Raising the consciousness of the community regarding the extent,
type and seriousness of domestic violence; and
Initiating and taking positions on public policies in order to
provide options which empower victims of domestic violence.