The Empty Box OLE!
The Empty Box Ole!, BOX 13's annual fundraiser,
will take place Saturday, May 5, 2012, 7-9:30pm
at BOX 13 ArtSpace, 6700 Harrisburg, Houston, TX 77011.
Preview scheduled for 1-5pm May 5th.
BOX 13 ArtSpace announces its 2012 fundraiser, The Empty Box Ole!. The event takes place on Saturday May 5th and will celebrate Cinco de Mayo at its building on the East Side. The Empty Box offers collectors and art lovers an opportunity to acquire amazing art donated by local, national and international artists to help support Box 13.
The event will feature a silent auction, a raffle, swings at custom-made piñatas, and the infamous mystery box. These opportunities come at a variety of price points starting at $1 so everyone will have a chance to walk away with amazing art. Conjunto and Tejano music will set the mood while margaritas, beer, and Mexican food will provide nourishment.
The event will take place at the BOX 13 building at 6700 Harrisburg in Houston's East Side from 7-9:30pm. The Silent Auction begins promptly at 7pm and will end at 9pm. There will be a preview of the silent auction from 1-5pm prior to the main event.
SILENT AUCTION with work by the following artists and local businesses:
The Alley Theater, Sterling Allen, Debra Barrerra, Aimee Beaubien, Chris Bott, Anne Brasier, Tim Brown, Brittney Connelly, Contour Interior Design, Carrie Cook, Rene Cruz, Megan Daly, Steve Daly, Sasha Dela, Jeremy Deprez, Shannon Duncan, Carter Ernst, Karl Erickson, Georgie Flood, Lauren Moya Ford, Galveston Arts Center, Tony Garbarini, Carol Garcia, Dixie Friend Gay, Guillaume Gelot, Robin Germany, Vanessa Godden, Camillo Gonzalez, David Graeve, Mark Greenwalt, Shirley Hazlett, Christopher Holmes, Holt Publishing, Houston Center for Photography, Jessica L Hyatt, Alexandra Irvine, Carrie Keasler, Sara Kellner, Paul Kittleson, Anna Krachey, Monica Kressman, Emily Link, Jennifer McCormick, Tina McPherson, Ian Mellor-Crummey, Candice Moore, Carrie Nation, Patrick Palmer, Jo Ann Park, Brian Piana, Tara Ratliff, Courtney Reed, Lindsay Reed, Darcy Rosenberber, Francesco Siquieros, Hana Shoup, Emily Sloan, Xochi Solis, Annie Strader, Mary Mikel Stump, M'kina Tapscott, Texas Art Asylum, Jennifer Towner, Charles Arthur Turner, Bob Warren, Matthew Weedman, Lisa Wildermuth, Will Witte, June Woest, Ann Wood, Katie Wynne, Chris Young, Paul Ziegler, and more!
POOR MAN'S RAFFLE where for $5 you can throw your name in the hat for a prime work of art by a BOX13 artist.
1$ a swing PINATAS
The infamous MYSTERY BOX, where for $25 you always walk away with art.
Thanks to our friends at Real Ale for providing beer! You know you want to taste their Fireman #4 brew...
WHAT YOU ARE SUPPORTING - ABOUT BOX 13
Box 13 is a Houston-based non-profit organization which provides affordable studio space to artists and exhibits nontraditional work from Houston and far beyond. Our building hosts approximately 20 artists' studios, plus three gallery spaces, two window galleries, a stairwell and an exterior courtyard. Our resident driven gallery spaces support over a dozen experimental, innovative and fresh exhibitions a year. Box 13 is dedicated to showing work which is not capable of being shown in commercial galleries.
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