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Silent Auction & Fundraiser
Thursday, May 9th, 2019


Eleven Twenty Projects

1120 Main St.
Buffalo, NY 14209

Doors at 6pm

Bidding ends at 8pm

Participating Community Artists:

Caitlin Cass
Kate Gaudy
Pam Glick 
Bobby Griffiths
Tom Holt
Ani Hoover
Billy Huggins
Kyla Kegler
Kevin Kline
Bethany Krull
Bethany Moody
Shasti O'Leary-Soudant
Marc Tomko
Rebecca Wing
Sara Zak

Participating Starlight Artists:

Mary Schneider
John Montedoro
Sonya Lewis
Eric Johnson
Ron Steele
Debbie Bowers
Jocelyn Triggle
Andy Calderon
Chace Lobley
Kimber Rodgers
Paul Chandler
Ebony Valentin & Lisa Kobis
Janet Harrison
Mathew Sharp
Dana Graap

About Co-Artifact:

This is the 4th Co-Artifact since 2014. Starlight Studio and Art Gallery and Eleven Twenty Projects is
co-hosting Co-Artifact, an exhibition and silent art auction featuring artworks created collaboratively by a Starlight and a community artist, on Thursday, May 9th, 2019 from 6-9 PM at Eleven Twenty Projects, 1120 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14209. The event will showcase two artworks created by each pair, music by DJ Icky Reels, and light refreshments. Other works by the Starlight artists will also be up for sale and we are featuring local fare at this event.

Co-Artifact brings 15 artists from the community and 16 Starlight artists together to create collaborative artworks. For this project, each artist is asked to create a piece of artwork in the medium and size of his or her choice. A Starlight artist and a community artist are then paired up, switch artworks, and complete the other’s work. The 30 resulting artworks will be available for the community to bid on until 8 PM the night of the event.

All proceeds will benefit the Starlight Studio, a vibrant non-profit art studio located in downtown Buffalo that supports adults with disabilities in their artistic development. Created by the Learning Disabilities Association of Western New York (LDA of WNY) in 2005, it’s the first of its kind in WNY. Through technical assistance by professional artists and opportunities for representation, the Starlight artists hone their artistic interests; become stronger advocates, and better-integrated citizens. Starlight is directing the proceeds of this event toward the development of health and wellness programming that can be offered in addition to art making.

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