On Thursday,September 24, The Art Avenue Gallery hosted Art for the Cure. An art auctin in benefit of breast cancer awareness in conjunction with the Susan G. Komen El Paso Affiliate. The evening was filled with great work by artists such asTom Lea, Rachelle Thiewes, Margarita Cabrera, Hal Marcus, Rhonda Doré, Tino Ortega, Brian Wancho, Mata Oritz, Erin Galvez, Jason Lucero, Michael Garcia, Julio Sanchez De Alba, Diego Martinez, Sammy O, Juan Ornelas, Jorge Calleja, Daniella Pablos, Mike Ojinaga, Reggie Watterson, Pancho Saenz, Lula Squid, Jim Turrentine and Ginny Fisher.
The event was accompanied by live music by The Golden Groove, catering from Joe Vinny & Bronson’s Bohemian Café, Skinny Girl Wine and desserts from Bake Me Happy. Miss El Paso’s Outstanding Teen Haley Olivares and Miss El Paso Texas Latina Ana Avila attended as ambassadors to the arts, and Mattress Firm presented the charity with a $15,000 check. The Art Avenue Gallery also presented the Eastlake High School Art Club with a check from a fundraiser held at the gallery earlier this year.
Video courtesy of Valentin Sandoval.
Click on the image below to view the photo gallery of this event. Photos by Victoria Molinar