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“Somewhat Off The Wall Art” in New Haven ~ Sept. 20

1505293_715965015114251_1936458289_nSomewhat Off the Wall, a unique art exhibition and party from which guests take home original works of art, will be held onSaturday, September 20, 2014 from 5-9pm in the Lobby of 360 State, 360 State Street, New Haven and benefits the Arts Council of Greater New Haven.

This year’s event features drawings, jewelry, paintings, photography, pottery, prints, textiles, and glass by 51 outstanding artists who have each donated three pieces of their work. These works will be on display to the public at 360 State startingSeptember 8th. At 7pm on the night of the party, numbered premium tickets will be drawn at random. As each premium ticket holders’ number is called, he or she will select a piece of original artwork to take home.

Each of the 51 participating artists will be given a premium ticket making only 102 premium tickets, at $100 each, available to the public. An unlimited number of tickets to the party are available for $45 (these do not include artwork). Also available this year is a special “30 and under crowd” party ticket for $35.

Participating Somewhat Off the Wall artists include: Hil AndersonBinnie BirsteinLaise Clayton, Kathy Conway, Penrhyn Cook, Jayne Crowley, Terry Dagradi, Leila DawJessica DickensDooley-OEmilia DubickiAmanda Duchen, Eileen Eder,Michael Elsden, Ashley Estep, Daniel Eugene, Michael Fedikovich, Kathryn Frederick, Kathryn FrundFrancine FunkeLeticia GalizziFrances GalloglyHayward Gatling, Justin Gerace, Sarah Gustafson, Ginger Hanrahan, Kenneth Hanson, Clymenza Hawkins, Richard Kallweit, Kristina Kuester-Witt, Hannah Leckman, Martha LewisKarleen LoughranBeth LovellOwen LuckeyKiara Matos, Molly McDonald, Perry Obee, Maryann Ott, Thomas Peterson, Pat Rist, Nomi Silverman, Kim Sobel, Anita Soos, Mark St. Mary, Ken Stabile, Tom StioRobert ThomasKarissa Van TasselBrittany Whiteman and JoAnne Wilcox.

Tickets for door prizes will be available for purchase on the night of the event and will include: Two tickets to a New Haven Symphony Orchestra performance, an overnight stay at Chatfield Hollow Bed and Breakfast and two tickets for a Taste of New Haven Tour among others.

Call the Arts Council at 203-772-2788 for more information or to purchase tickets. Images of artwork will be posted onnewhavenarts.org as they become available.

Check out this article by Stephen Grant on the Huffington Post.

Somewhat Off the Wall 2014 is sponsored by 360 State Street, Suzio York Hill, Sally and Stephen Glick, Walter & Martha Magurie, Space-Craft Manufacturing and Neubert, Pepe & Monteith, PC.