Art Auction to Benefit Willamette Student

Art Auction Benefits Student [painting example]Art work created by the well known, the known and the soon to be known will be featured at a benefit art auction and video screening at Willamette University on Wednesday, Oct. 30, beginning with a reception at 6 p.m. in the foyer of Hudson Hall.

Organized as a benefit for Willamette University student Rose Vinson, who was hit by a train close to campus last May, the event will feature the work of several nationally recognized artists, Willamette University art faculty and art students. Among the more recognized pieces will be a sculpture by Robert Hess. All proceeds will be directed to the Rose Vinson Medical Fund.

Art Auction Benefits Student [video example]The video screening is part of a collaborative project involving Willamette art/video students with students from the University of Colorado at Boulder, Ohio State University and the University of San Diego. Using Internet II technology, the classes on the four campuses interact in real time and edit and critique each other's video projects. Video shorts from current and past video classes will be viewed.

Tickets are $3 at the door. Refreshments will also be available for purchase. Regional artists who would like to donate work for this benefit should contact Andrea Wallace at 503-370-6277.