Wednesday, March 13, 2013

This Friday and Saturday - CFES Art Sale and Show

The 64th Annual Chadds Ford Art Sale & Show will be held this weekend on
Friday, 7pm-10pm and Saturday, 10am-4pm at Chadds Ford Elementary
School. The free show features works by over 70 professional artists from
the Brandywine Valley and beyond. The show opens on Friday evening with a
complimentary adults-only reception where patrons can meet the artists while
enjoying live music and hors d'oeuvres from prominent local restaurants. 30%
of all art purchases are tax deductible, proceeds benefit the CFE PTO. A
complete list of events, artists and artwork samples are available at

New for this year's show:

- Featured Artist - Stephen Brehm *and *Donating Artist Madeleine Kelly:
The show will feature popular artists Brehm and Kelly. A preview of their
featured and donating pieces and their bios are available on the website
- *Meet Cartoonist John Gallagher:* Cartoonist, self-publisher,
award-winning designer and Comi-Con exhibitor John Gallagher will create
unique, personalized cartoon works for purchase on Saturday from 11am-3pm.
- Art* Tours:* Join guides for free informative tours of the art collection
at Chadds Ford Elementary School featuring works from artists prominent in
the inception and foundation of the Brandywine Tradition on Saturday from
*- Children's Art Cafe:* Kids enjoy making art while parents enjoy browsing
art! Children ages 5 to 12 are invited to create their own masterpiece in a
relaxing "art studio" atmosphere courtesy of Art Beat in Chadds Ford.
Spaces are available on a first come, first served basis, on Saturday from
10am-3pm. Costs vary $10-15 based on project selection.
- *Raffles: *Rare print "Connemara" by Jamie Wyeth; "A Very Small Dog"
signed print, also by Jamie Wyeth, and much more.

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