Artcite Members and Friends!
A gentle reminder about Artcite's upcoming BIG holiday show and sale!! Hope to see you *all* at the gala reception for our 34th annual Doin' the Louvre at 7 pm on Friday, December 4!
(Doin' the Louvre show and sale continues through December 24--but be sure to shop early for YOUR Christmas bargains!!)
For Immediate Release
For Immediate Release
For Immediate Release
Time once again for our
34th ANNUAL DOIN' THE LOUVRE Holiday FUN(d)raising® exhibition
ART HUNG FLOOR TO CEILING--JUST LIKE THE LOUVRE
ORIGINAL ART BY Windsor-Essex and Detroit AREA ARTISTS--99¢ to NOTHING OVER $99.99!
Artcite Inc.'s BIG 34th Annual "DOIN' THE LOUVRE" FUN(d)raising® exhibition and sale
109 University Avenue West
Windsor ON N9A 5P4
tel/fax 519-977-6564 email@example.com www.artcite.ca
(Artcite is located in the heart of downtown Windsor, 1 door east of the Capitol Theatre entrance)
Gala, public, opening reception at 7 pm, Friday December 4, 2015
Show & sale runs from 7 pm on Friday December 4 - Thursday December 24, 2015
As always, admission to the reception and galley exhibit are FREE and open to the public!
Special Doin' the Louvre Holiday shopping hours:
Tues - Sat, 12:00 noon - 6 pm
We are also open LATE on Dec 18 & 19 (to 8 pm), and from 1 - 4 pm on Sun Dec 20, during the WSO's Holiday Pops Concerts.
(Please note that Artcite is CLOSED Sundays, Mondays and mornings)
Artcite Inc., Windsor's only non-profit, Artist-Run Centre for the Contemporary Arts, is pleased to present our 34th annual (!?!?) "Doin' the Louvre FUN(d)raising® exhibition and sale.
Featuring hundreds of artworks and gift items by 60+ area artists, at Artcite's Doin' the Louvre, everything is priced for holiday giving! Prices start at 99¢--with nothing over $99.99! Give the gift your loved ones will enjoy for years to come: give the gift of ART! (Or--at our crazy prices--add to your OWN fine art collection!)
ORIGINAL ART--paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, mixed media, sculpture--and artist-made gift items (garden sculpture, xmas ornaments, books, toys, cards, dream catchers, 'art wear', jewelry, etc.) created by established and emerging Windsor-Essex and Detroit area artists will all be exhibited "salon style" (from floor to 15' ceiling, ala "The Louvre"), with all work priced for holiday giving!
Shopping for unique X-mas items has never been so easy!
This year's DTL (so far) features more than 500+ artworks (!) by over 60 Windsor & Detroit area artists, and, as always, many pieces were created specifically for this special fundraising exhibit by Artcite artist-members old and new...
DTL 2015 features original artworks and gift items by:
Laura Gould, Rory O'Connor, Judy Chappus, Dan (Denial) Bombardier, Brianna Benore, Gladys Gerrior, Tania Palcong, Judy DePassio, Katherine Roth, Jamie Baxter, Julie Sando, Dennis Hunkler, Rashmi Dadwal, Michelle Dobrin, Adele Steinberg, Martin Stevens, Sasha Opeiko, Daniel Dingler, Susan Gold, Josie Hazen, Tony Mosna, Less Law, AG Smith, Christine Burchnall, Jeff Hasulo, Mary Anne Van Wattegham, Lorimer Artworks, Alexandre Uri, Linda Ruddock Rousseau, James Oltean, Mark Buckner, Jim Mroczkowski, Wayne Tousignant, Eric Naylor, Jean Bull, Shane Wright, Lupita Amaya, Luba Venelin, Christine Paris, Holly Wolter, Chad Riley, Michelle Emery, Sergio Mazzotta and MANY MANY MORE! (Full list of 2015 DTL participants up on our web-site SOON! www.artcite.ca)
Can't decide from among all of the 99¢ to under $99.99 choices?
Want something really special and expensive for that special someone?
As in past years, we are also offering our gallery visitors the chance to win valuable original artworks by distinguished Windsor artists! A $2 DTL raffle ticket could win you an artwork valued at $500-$3000! Donating Doin' the Louvre 2015 Raffle artists are:
Daniel Ward Dingler, Jim Mroczkowski and Wayne Tousignant.
But wait, there's more! As always, we will be featuring our vintage toy and assorted xmas doo-dads display in Artcite's festive gallery windows, to brighten up the downtown street scene!
PAST DTL RESOURCES--SEE WHAT IT'S ALL ABOUT!
Our history archive of previous DTLs
http://www.artcite.ca/history/2012.html - dtl2012http://www.artcite.ca/history/2012.html#dtl2012
See our Flickr set of setup and the opening night gala reception!
Also at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/artcite_dtl_2012/sets/72157632844143687/http://www.flickr.com/photos/artcite_dtl_2012/sets/72157632844143687/
Watch the Dec 19 CTV News coverage of Doin the Louvre 2012.
Also at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1HVb4V7ODZo&feature=youtu.behttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1HVb4V7ODZo&feature=youtu.be
http://www.artcite.ca/history/2011.html - dtl2011http://www.artcite.ca/history/2011.html#dtl2011
has lots of pix and video, including:
Setup and opening of DTL 2011
The amazing 2011 setup and timelapse video on Youtube..
How to hang a show with 1000+ works of art!
Our Flickr set from the 2010 Opening and setup:
Video from Youtube of DTL 2010 courtesy of Tom Lucier/ DWBIA
(A real fine explanation of the show)
Need even more? See also our Flickr set from the 2009 Opening:
Doin' the Louvre sales proceeds benefit the participating artists and Artcite programming and operations. Artcite is supported by the fundraising efforts of its members and volunteers, and by the Canada Council, the Ontario Arts Council and the City of Windsor. Registered
For further information on this, or any Artcite event, and to arrange interviews please contact:
Christine Burchnall, Administrative Coordinator at 519-977-6564 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Artcite Inc. is located at 109 University Ave. W.,
downtown Windsor, 1 door east of the Capitol Theatre entrance
Windsor Ontario, N9A 5P4
email: < email@example.com>
Artcite is supported by the Canada Council, the Ontario Arts Council, the City of Windsor and by its members and volunteers--like you! Registered Charitable #12002 9517 RR001.