Buy Art, Help Japan

After the recent tragedies in Japan, many people have wondered what they can do to help out with relief efforts other than just donate to the Red Cross. Enter Houston Artists for Japan, a group of local visual artists who on Saturday April 2 will be holding a fine art sale and fundraiser at Winter Street Studios, and will be donating 100% of the sales of their work to the relief efforts in Japan. Many of the participating artists have close ties with Japan, having grown up, studied, lived or traveled there – and all have been inspired by its culture and beauty.

Over 20 artists will have their work for sale, ranging from ceramics and pottery to printmaking, paintings and photography.Many of the artists will have pieces for sale for as little as $5 – well worth the donation. Gallery space provided by Winter Street Studios, drinks will be generously donated by Spacetaker.

When: Saturday April 2, 2011  3-10 pm

Where: Winter Street Studios, 2101 Winter Street, Houston, TX  77007 – click here for map

Cost: Free! donations encouraged – bring cash or check, NO CREDIT CARDS

If you are interested in being a participating artists, contact Shane Tidmore at 832-283-9072

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