May 8, 2012
THE FIRST ANNUAL CARDBOARD BALL
Fundraiser in support of the Cartasia Sculpture Project
Saturday May 19th Doors open at 7:00pm
$5 dollars at the door. Show up in a fabulous Cardboard outfit, hat, headdress, full on dress, etc… you get in free. Also Anyone who bought a Raffle Ticket for the Cartasia Fundraiser Amazing Painting Raffle is on the guest list.
Galactic Center 35 E. toole ave (Big Building next to Solar Culture with the arches, One shop in from the corner of 7th and Toole.
For one night Artists will converge on the Galactic Center, conveniently located at at 35 E. Toole in the heart of Downtown Tucson’s Arts District, and transform it into a cardboard menagerie. Artist can do what ever they like as long as it involves cardboard. Ramping up into a full fledged super dance destroyer party. Every one who wants to participate can. If you want to make some cardboard wack-ness send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Cardboard” in the subject line and you’ll get the details. Cardboard fashions are especially encouraged! Show up in a fabulous cardboard outfit, headdress, what-have-you and eschew the $5 cover. For more info call 520 665-8025 or email info at myklwells.com.
Local Artist Mykl Wells is one of six artists competing in this years Cartasia Biennial, A paper and cardboard art festival held in the medieval city of Lucca, Italy. It is a great honor to have been selected out of one hundred and forty applicants. He will be flown to Tuscany at the end of the month to build and install his proposed sculpture, Snowdrop. To help pay the bills for the month and a half while he is gone he is also raffling off one of his original oil paintings. Tickets will be available at the Ball as well as online.
Link to more information about the project:
Link to the Cartasia Website: