|UMSL Art Auction
Friday, MARCH 14, 2008 the UMSL Art Dept and Northern Art Council hosted an Art Auction to benefit the Nicole Allen Memorial Foundation. The auction was from 7:00p.m.-9:00p.m. at the Northern Arts Council (NAC) on 27 S. Florissant in Ferguson.
40 of 60 Art pieces were sold. Laura Click won the I-POD/ Jamie won the 20" LCD TV/ . Attendance prizes: wine basket, Nan; basket of candles & stuff Marge Hepperman; zebra scrapbook & accessories, Steve Swanson; and "THE TJ" won a cute zebra print bag with two zebra print with pink high-lights photo albums;
The food by Thyme Table Cafe was wonderful; the wine donated by Missouri Mercantile added the touch of Missouri Wines; the video produciton of pictures of Nicole by Bunny of Pix To Flix entertained us all;
Dean Lewis of the Glass Canvas Beads made a special necklace & earring set of pink & black in Nicole's memory; and Fox 2 promoted the event Friday morning.
Professor Dan Younger, the senior class of Photography Students, a number of Art Professors and the Northern Art Council donated wonderful art for the auction and use of the Northern Art Council Gallery. Barbie Corbett gathered donated artworks from Arkansas/ Springfield, MO/ and even Canada for the auction with her daughter Holly who donated several framed photos. Misha Pelligreen (her husband Lee my best man from my wedding) donated Austria Sunset. Three of my co-workers donated paintings, thanks Trisha, Jennifer Rapplean and Kathleen Ingram.
We are looking to organize a Scholarship Banquet each year as we give away a Nicole Allen Photography Scholarship with a silent auction of art work at the event. Your feeback is appreciated.
If you would like to make a donation, help with the planning, or help out at future events please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.