Morris Jeff Community School will hold an art auction with pieces from nationally and locally acclaimed artists to benefit the school Saturday (March 2).
For more information see the following press release:
Morris Jeff Community School to hold Art Auction on March 2 to benefit the school
Morris Jeff Community School will hold its First Annual Art Auction benefitting the school, to be held Saturday, March 2nd from 5-7 PM at the Marigny Opera House at 725 Ferdinand Street in the Faubourg Marigny.
The event will feature Guest Auctioneer John Calhoun and more than twenty pieces of art by prominent local and nationally acclaimed artists including photographers Josephine Sacabo, S. Gayle Stevens, Jennifer Shaw, Bob Compton, David Armentor, Aaron Farrington, Hannah Neal, Sesthasak Boonchai, Nicolette Potter, Kyle Roberts, Wanda Boudreaux, Jered Widmer, Mamta Popat, and artists Frenchy, Elizabeth Shannon, Mark Morris, Robert Guthrie, Allie Siegel, Tim Phillips, Violet Skye, and Ashley Bell. Pieces include original photography, blown glass, a Mardi Gras mask and headdress, fine art prints, handmade playing cards, and original paintings and drawings.
Proceeds from the benefit will go to improvements in Morris Jeffâs library and playground, implementing the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme and continued development of its Early Childhood program.
Admission is free. Dress is business casual. For questions, please call the school at (504) 373-6258 or visit www.morrisjeffschool.org. Event sponsorships are available. Morris Jeff Community School is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, and contributions to the school are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law.
Morris Jeff Community School offers an education that is a source of freedom and possibility for children, permitting them to develop their talents fully, become effective citizens in our democracy, and attain the foundation they need to excel at high school, college, and beyond.