Thursday, February 17, 2011

Spectrum ArtWorks Presidents Day Sale

Spectrum ArtWorks Presidents Day Sale A Presidents Day Sale like no other!
(And that is one Presidents Day sales pitch that’s not hyperbole!)
Saturday, February 19th 1-5pm
Spectrum ArtWorks Studio
1825 Chicago Avenue South
Free and Open to the Public
Contact: Amy Rice 612-752-8242
High Resolution Images Available at bottom of this email

Presidents Day, besides giving many of us an extra day off, is intended to commemorate our nation’s presidents, all of whom had a hand in creating the country in which we are living.

The February holiday has become well-known for being a day in which many stores have sales and clearances. But it’s much more than that. The purpose of this day is to honor the office of the Presidency.

On Saturday, February 19, 2011 Spectrum ArtWorks Artists will do both: sell and honor. Here is the sell part: we have a studio full of last year’s artwork. Oil paintings, hand-pulled prints, ink drawings, photographs and more! All are high quality work from serious artists priced to sell! We need room for the 2011 art! (Did that sound enough like a Presidents Day sale pitch?)

Here is the Honor Part: The Spectrum ArtWorks Artists, in addition to making fantastic art, have a mission to break down stigma associated with Mental Illness through exhibitions, campaigns and educational projects. Throughout the years, Abraham Lincoln has served us repeatedly as a shining example of what a person living with a mental