Plate auction is back, popular art sale benefits CES

JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Community Entry Services (CES) will host “The Art of Love,” its second Annual Plate Auction featuring one-of-a-kind signature plates by nearly 40 Jackson artists on Thursday, October 12 at Center for the Arts.

Building off the success of last year’s inaugural event, CES has beefed up this year’s offerings with the unique works of nearly 40 local artists. The fundraiser benefits adults with developmental disabilities.

The plates to be auctioned are crafted by ceramist Sam Dowd. They showcase the unique artwork of Addie Dore, Amy Ringholz, Anika Youcha, Bill Sawczuk, Bobbi Miller, Boughton Walden, Bryan Iguchi, Carrie Wild, Cynthia Boynton, David V. Gonzales, Deb Fox, Deb Penk, Deb Smith, Diana Eden, Emily Boespflug, Greta Gretzinger, Jason Borbay, Jennifer L. Hoffman, Jenny Dowd, Joe Arnold, Kathryn Mapes Turner, Katy Fox, Katy Klotz, Linda St. Clair, Liz Park, Mike Piggott, Nicole Gaitan, Sally Painter, Sam Dowd, Sarah Webber, Shannon Borrego, Shannon Marie Schacht, Stephanie Strickland, Tenley Thompson, Todd Kosharek, Travis Walker, and Walter Gerald.

Also, this year, CES is very excited to present works by celebrated students from Jackson Hole High School’s art classes including Freedom Lennon, Jessie Garcia, Lyla Kirkpatrick, and Annaliese Mayor, as well as pieces from several CES participants.

All artists volunteered their time and talent to create masterpieces that will be auctioned off during a fun evening of cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and live entertainment.

Title sponsor this year is Lotus Organic Restaurant, plus sponsors First Western Trust, Willow Street Group, Big R Ranch and Home, Prugh Real Estate, The NeVille Group, Bank of Jackson Hole, and Flowers by Chloe. Special thanks to Senator Randolph Townsend and Robyne Townsend.

CWC culinary program will provide hors d’oeuvres. Wine is donated by The Liquor Store and Wine Loft. Signature cocktails and liquor provided by Grand Teton Distillery. Beer is from Roadhouse Brewery. There will also be live music and entertainment.

Thursday, October 12 at Center for the Arts beginning at 6pm, live auction starts at 7:30pm.

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