Twenty-three Local and World Renown Artists Team with Carmel Sunset Rotary and Bennett Sculpture Gallery, Carmel
Visual Art meets the Performing Arts
In a unique fundraising evening
“The Pointe of Art”
The Carmel Sunset Rotary Club presents “The Pointe of Art”, a benefit for Dance Kids of Monterey County, hosted by Bennett Sculpture Carmel, September 21, 2019 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm, Bennett Sculpture Carmel, San Carlos and 6th, Carmel. The event is free of charge and open to the public.
Twenty-three local, internationally acclaimed artists have been paired with twenty-three local dancers for a fundraising event surrounding the artists unique and collectable works of art to benefit performing arts education. The artists met the dancers in June and have been working on their one of a kind art pieces to be auctioned at the September 21 benefit. The artists medium ranges from video, oil, pastels, sculpture all with Pointe shoes as the subject, and will be the focal point of the silent auction raising money for scholarship opportunities in ‘Nutcracker; A Monterey Peninsula Tradition’.
About Dance Kids
With over 26 years of production history, Dance Kids of Monterey County, a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization is proud of its wide range of theatrical experiences supporting the youth of the Monterey Peninsula. ‘Nutcracker’, the original and premier annual production is the only holiday ballet in Monterey County featuring a live orchestra.
I am still working on my piece.. When I am finished I will share my thoughts and show you the final piece. I have loved everything about this event and the process including seeing all of the beautiful art connecting community through creativity!