FREEPORT, Maine — Wolfe’s Neck Center for Agriculture & the Environment will host their second annual Farm to Easel Invitational Art Auction on Sunday, September 23, 2018 from 3-6 p.m. The event will include tasting stations prepared by the chefs at Frontier Café and Gather restaurants, featuring organic ingredients grown at Wolfe’s Neck and neighboring farms. It also features local drinks, desserts, and live music, and will be held at the site of the historic Mallet Barn at the end of Wolfe’s Neck.
A silent auction of over 30 artists will be held early on, followed by a live and lively auction of 14 works. Artists have been invited to create art in their preferred medium, using Wolfe’s Neck Center’s mission statement as inspiration: Transforming our relationship with farming and food for a healthier planet. A portion of art sales will support farm-based education programs that connect people to food and farming in a meaningful way.
Signature Artists for the Live Auction include: Linda Bail, John Bowdren, Catherine Breer, Claudette Gamache, Margaret Gerding, Lindsay Hancock, Alison Hildreth, Anne Ireland, Diana Johnson, Winky Lewis, Jack Montgomery, Liz Prescott, Ted Wengren, Catherine Worthington
Silent Auction artists include: Greta Bank, Ellie Barnet, Sarah Beard, Kate Bergquist, Mary Berry, Keren Bitan, Emily Blaschke, Sharon Culf-Gorman, Sukie Curtis, Tori Dorsey, Haden Gooch, Kari Herer, Judy Kane, Jennifer Kimball, Amy Kustra Barksdale, Lesley MacVane, Marissa Mastors, Kerry Michaels, Mary-Lynn Miller, Ceri Nichols, Arthur Nichols, Anne Niles,Diane Racine, Art Schaefer, Ineke Schair, Jenny Scheu, Judy Segal, Stephanie Sersich, Abigail Gray Swartz, Katrina, Van Dusen, Andrea van Voorst van Beest, Jan Pieter van Voorst van Beest, Marilyn Welch, Lucinda White
Tickets are $60 per person, and are on sale now. For additional information, go to: http://wolfesneck.org/art-auction/.
Wolfe’s Neck Center for Agriculture & the Environment is located at 184 Burnett Road, Freeport, ME 04032.
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