99 pieces of art gone in a flash!

©laura gaffke 2012

Hello Sweet T & friends!

I have been busy getting the studio ready for when Tina comes. Just 8 more days!!! WHOOO HOO! I can hardly stand the wait! In the process of cleaning I decided to rearrange almost the entire studio! I am tired just thinking about it!  It has been quite steamy here in CT, so I probably didn’t pick the best time to do this but I was inspired. In my process of organizing this year I have slowly been going through all my drawers and bins trying to simplify my life. It feels SOOOO good! Tons more to do but small steps each week are making way to a feeling of calm and a light at the end of the tunnel.

little sitting nook
my worktable is hidden in the corner on the right

I have a lot of fun things going on and wanted to share this special event with you. Tomorrow evening the Mystic Arts Center will celebrate  it’s 99th year with an event not to be missed! They have many activities going on including a quite innovative and different type of fundraiser (see below for details) . I am happy to be one of the 99 participating artists who generously donated work for this special event. It was really fun to do and I am honored to be a part of it. You can see part of my painting above. I intentionally didn’t share the whole painting as the artists names will be on the back, making it all the more fun to guess who’s is who’s! They always do a spectacular job of transforming the space for the gala, making it a night to remember. I for one cannot wait to see all of the different pieces of art by my favorite artists! Who knows, maybe I will be taking one home! It is amazing to be a part of such a wonderful community. Hope you can make it!

love, laura

“99 Pieces of Art” During MAC99

99 Pieces of Art Sale During MAC99
Shown here: some works from our exclusive sale

Experience something NEW this Friday: an art sale that makes it possible for guests to own a 6″x6″ work by one of their favorite artists for just $99. Everyone’s a winner.

Works submitted from well-known regional artists like Sarah Stifler Lucas, Sheila Barbone, Christopher Zang, Gigi Horr Liverant, Gray Park, Laura McCarty, Pam Gordinier, Janice Di Battista, Laura Gaffke, plus many more!

To participate: purchase a numbered ticket in-person at MAC or during the event. Tickets will be drawn at random during MAC99 and participants will have one minute to select a work from the display of pieces on view in MAC’s Charles Davis Gallery.

Tickets to attend MAC99 are $79 per person and available for purchase online (through Thursday, 7/26) or in-person at MAC. Additional tickets must be purchased to participate in the art sale and Vespa raffle. Visit MAC Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm. All proceeds benefit Mystic Arts Center. For more info visit www.mysticarts.org or call 860.536.7601.

Learn more about MAC99>>

Special thanks to our sponsors:
Thank you to MAC99 sponsors
Brown Jacobson P.C.; Sandy Halsey; Sound Portfolio Advisors, LLC; ASP Security Systems; Blue Mondays; Cask N Keg; Financial Security; Group-Fred Conti; Gwenmor Marine; Jerry’s Artarama of Connecticut; Sarah Stifler Lucas; Coco Knapp; The Sasamani Founation; Smith Insurance; Bank Square Books; Duncklee Cooling and Heating; Dynamic Alliance; Charles & Irene Hamm; Chandler Kissell; Mystic Yoga Shala; Denise & Matthew Shafner; Trade Winds Gallery; Yost Home Improvement; Billie Palmer; Microsystems Integration, Inc.
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