Artists and art admirers recently gathered at The Art Avenue Gallery for a night of fundraising for breast cancer awareness benefitting Susan G. Komen El Paso. More than 30 artists participated in the 2nd Annual Art for the Cure where various mediums of art were displayed from some of the areas most notable artist and a handful of new and upcoming artists.
Guests enjoyed works by Gaspar Enriquez, Suzi Davidoff, Jason Lucero, Ginny Fischer, Hope Gerlay, Steve Hastings, Juan Ornelas, Rhonda Dore, Pat Olchefski Winston, Crisleda Lopez, Patrick Galbadon, Miren De Leon, Carlos Estrada Vega and Alejandro Lomeli. One guest who attended the event and purchased an original acrylic piece from Pancho Saenz said she was impressed by the variety. “I was amazed at the large variety of beautiful pieces. I had no idea there would be so many pieces to choose from. It was incredible,” said Raquel Finn.
Guests were treated to the jazz music duo of Daniel Rivera and Manny Lopez, food by The Green Ingredient, desserts by Bake Me Happy and drinks by Barfly and Moms Fresh Juice. Proceeds from the nights event benefit Susan G. Komen El Paso who has donated over $4.6 million dollars into the community for breast cancer awareness. “It’s such a blessing to see the artists unite and support a noteworthy cause,” said Susan G. Komen El Paso board President, Kimberly Rene’ Vanecek and gallery owner.
If you would like to donate or have questions please contact Kimberly Rene’ Vanecek at (915) 213.4318 or Brenda Maxon at (915)533-4433