Ampersand is proud to support GenerousArt.org in their efforts by supplying free panels to select Generous Artists on which to create works for sale in order to raise funds for local Austin non-profits. The Generous Art online gallery is dedicated to donating 40% of sales to local nonprofits, and gives 40% to local artists, seamlessly supporting the Austin community. Please join us for this grand opening affair – everyone is welcome: Generous Art Opening Show and Fundraiser: “Be Generous, Buy Art, Meet Gensler”.
WHAT: The grand opening of GenerousArt.org will raise money through sales of original works of art by Generous Artists for Amala Foundation, Art Alliance Austin, Austin Child Guidance Center, Austin Creative Alliance, Austin School of Film, Big Medium, Cancer Connection, Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems, Communities in Schools of Central Texas, Emancipet, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Meals on Wheels and More, Mental Health America of Texas, Open Door Preschools, SafePlace, SIMS Foundation, Sustainable Food Center, and Texas RioGrande Legal Aid.
Featured artists include: Stella Alesi, Jennifer Balkan, Jennifer Chenoweth, Virginia Fleck, Carol Hayman, Melanie Hickerson, Carolyn Kimball, Suzanne Lewis, Karen Maness, Richard Mansfield, Wells Mason, Emily Moores, L. Renee Nunez, Andrea Pramuk, Judith Simonds, Annie Simpson, Jade Walker, Sydney Yeager and more.
Listen to live music by the Robert Kraft Jazz Trio, while browsing and buying one-of-a-kind works of art. Come meet global design firm Gensler and tour their new offices in the W Hotel. Refreshments will be served.
WHEN: Thursday, September 29, 2011 from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.
W Hotel, 3rd Floor
212 Lavaca Street, Suite 390
Austin, TX 78701
ENTRY: The event is free and open to the public.
ABOUT GENSLER: Gensler is an international group of architects, designers, planners and consultants dedicated to the transformational power of design in improving the quality of life in the communities it serves.