Opportunity Enterprises to Host Sixth Annual ARTability Art Auction

OE-ARTability-Show-2011Opportunity Enterprises’ Sixth Annual ARTability Art Auction will be held on Thursday, November 15, 5:30 – 8:00 pm, at Framing Concepts, 219 Broadway, Chesterton. The event is free and open to the public, and will feature canvas art sold by silent auction, as well as pre-priced ceramics pieces, completed by OE Client Artists in collaboration with Art Instructors through OE’s Art Enrichment Program.

All canvas art pieces will be sold by silent auction using bid-by-text technology provided by AuctionsByCellular. Attendees are encouraged to bring their cell phones to the event. Ceramics pieces will also be available for purchase, but will be pre-priced and not part of the auction. Sales proceeds will benefit OE’s Art Enrichment Program, and Client Artists will receive a commission on every sale.

Appetizers will be provided by Popolano’s of Chesterton, and wine will be provided by Butler Winery of Chesterton.

oe logoVisitors to the art show are encouraged to take advantage of an additional opportunity to support Opportunity Enterprises by also visiting Ashley’s Jewelry by Design, located at 221 Broadway, next to Framing Concepts. A portion of all qualifying purchases will be donated to OE. See any sales associate at Ashley’s for details, or call owner Craig O’Brien at (219) 926-9039 with questions.

For more information about the art show, contact OE Enrichment Manager Carol Loesche at 219-464-9621, ext. 265, or carol.loesche@oppent.org.

Opportunity Enterprises is a non-profit organization which enriches the lives of individuals with disabilities by providing exceptional support and creating meaningful opportunities that allow its consumers to serve as an inspiration to the community, and currently serves over 1,000 adults and children with disabilities throughout Northwest Indiana. For more information, visit www.oppent.org.