Thursday, December 6, 2012

Need some new art or Christmas presents? Cheap art sale this Saturday



If you're looking for some art, maybe for yourself or for a Christmas present, check out below! Sounds like a cool event.
Fifth Annual Cheap Art Sale to Benefit La Clinica del Pueblo’s ¡Empodérate! Youth Center 
Saturday, December 8, 2012 from 1:00pm until 5:00pm 
at La Casa – 3166 Mt. Pleasant St, NW, Washington, DC (a short walk from the Columbia Heights Metro Station)
On Saturday, December 8th, the fifth annual Cheap Art Sale will host artists from across the city who will show and sell original works of art, and donate half or more of all the proceeds to the La Clinica del Pueblo’s ¡Empodérate! youth center. Most art will be priced at $50 or less. The Cheap Art Sale is an opportunity for shoppers to purchase unique holiday gifts and one-of-a-kind items. Participating artists include Mike Ferguson, Tory Pedonti, Anthem Press, Heidi Phelps (Wayward Broad Studio), Li Pallas, Ian Delaney Doherty, Virgo-Tiger, Les & Oscar, Sha Grogan-Brown and Heather Hodges. Artwork sold will include prints, illustrations, handmade mobiles, photography and more. 
¡Empodérate! (Empower Yourself!) is the only bilingual HIV program that targets young gay and bisexual Latino men and young male-to-female transgender Latinas. The youth center is a safe, supportive space, offering counseling and social events, as well as free HIV testing.

To find out more about ¡Empodérate!, check out their website:
http://www.lcdp.org/our-services/community-health-action/empoderate-youth-center 
Contact: Bekka Barker at cheapartsaledc@gmail.com

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