Avenue CDC’s Art on the Avenue Features Open the Door

Preview Party: 6 pm to 9 pm,  Thursday November 13, 2014

Public Event: 6 pm to 10 pm,  Saturday November 15, 2014

Winter Street Studios: 2101 Winter Street, Houston, TX 77007

This year’s 18th Annual Art on the Avenue will be chaired by Mark Montgomery, Houston City President of BBVA Compass. It is a two-night event attended by some 1,000 Houstonians. It showcases the work of more than 250 local artists in a fine art silent auction with proceeds from art sales shared between the artists and Avenue CDC.  We are
pleased to announce that this year Christine West, Executive Director of Lawndale Art Center, will be our guest curator. At the Preview Party on Thursday, November 13, 2014, guests will have a first look at the art for auction and an opportunity to bid and purchase art prior to the public event on Saturday, November 15th.


RAFFLE DRAWING: Carlos Cruz-Diez “Induction Chromatique à double fréquence Olympic Centennial Harmonie 42.” Ed. 32/50. (Pictured above, courtesy of the Atelier Cruz-Diez and the Sicardi Gallery.)

Raffle tickets may be purchased for $20 each or 6 for $100. 600 total tickets to be sold. (Click here to purchase)

Drawing: Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 9:45 pm. You do not need to be present to win.

For more than five decades, Carlos Cruz-Diez (born 1923) has experimented intensively with the origins and optics of color. The MFAH and the Cruz-Diez Foundation presented the first large-scale retrospective of this pioneering Franco-Venezuelan artist in 2011 to critical acclaim. We are greatly honored that the Atelier Cruz-Diez and the Sicardi Gallery have donated this stunning piece to benefit the programs of Avenue CDC.

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