HANNIBAL, Mo. — Works of art created by 15 area community leaders paired with 15 artists/mentors will be auctioned April 28 at the Hannibal Arts Council, 105 S. Main.
Beginning at 6 p.m., attendees may view the artwork for sale, enjoy hors d’oeuvres/drinks and network. The art auction begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 per person in advance ($25 at the door). Due to limited space, registration is required. To buy tickets, call 573-221-6545, stop by 105 S. Main or visit https://hannibalartscouncil.eventbrite.com. All proceeds benefit the Hannibal Arts Council and its programs.
The artist/mentor/community leader teams for the 3rd annual auction are:
- Steve Ayers – Wendy Harrington/HRH Foundation;
- Lisa Wiese – Stacy Raith;
- Rebecca Butler – Liz Monroe/International Eyecare;
- Vilma Holt – Elise Blue/NEMO Humane Society;
- Becky Evans – Kathy Wear/Dutch Country General Store;
- Kelly Eddington – Megan Rapp/Hannibal Convention and Visitors Bureau;
- Brenda Beck Fisher – Ted Sampson/Hannibal Public Schools;
- Patricia Garey – Bob Garner/Great Rivers Bank;
- Pat Kerns – Courtney Bareis/F&M Bank and Trust Company;
- Steve Holt – Heather Temple/ServPro of Hannibal;
- Deb Myers – Daren Dowell/Chariton Valley;
- Stephen Schisler – Mark Kempker/Hannibal Fire Department;
- Nick Sorrill – Ben Van Ness/WGEM;
- Cyndi Taylor – Neil Maune/Wasinger Parham, L.C.;
- James Zimmerman – Pat Benson/Benson Financial Group.
The Bad Art by Good People title is truly meant to be tongue in cheek, as the end-product of the community leader working with an artist/mentor will more than likely be good, if not great. Community leaders were matched with artists/mentors by drawing names out of a hat in November.
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