|UND's Mortar Board chapter hosts art auction|
The University of North Dakota Mortar Board chapter will hold an art auction at Porpoura Coffee House in downtown Grand Forks across from the Waterwheel at 8 South Third St. Thursday, Oct. 18, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. A large number of pieces for auction will be on exhibit at Porpoura one week prior to the event.
Mortar Board announces their 28th annual turkey basket drive providing all items needed to prepare a Thanksgiving meal to over 700 families in the Greater Grand Forks community. All proceeds from the art auction will be used for the turkey basket drive. Works of artists follow: Marjorie Schafer (blue iris bowl and grapevine goblets), Theodore Schindler (rural scene sculpture), Ann Piersol (leave motif), Robin and Lorrie Foster (zinc crystalline platter), Barbara Seeger (hand sculpted roses), Florian Ranft (print), and Elizabeth Bradshaw (jewelry) will be part of the silent auction and coffee sampling event. Nationally recognized artists Susan Warner (hand painted porcelain pitcher) and Richard Bresnahan (two-piece rice bowl) will have coveted pieces on the silent auction as well.
Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (701)269-9862 with questions, or if you would like to donate a piece of art.
-- Kristi Nelson, Special Projects Coordinator, Enrollment Services, email@example.com, 777.6468