Free Arts Annual Art Auction

Posted by Allison Thomas on Dec 17, 2015

The holidays are always a great time for giving which is why we were thrilled to team up with NYC online art gallery Uprise Art to donate several custom framed artworks to the Free Arts NYC Junior Board 3rd Annual Art Auction.

Free Arts NYC provides underserved children and families with a unique combination of educational arts and mentoring programs that help them to foster the self-confidence and resiliency needed to realize their fullest potential.

The auction was held at D’Agastino and Fiore accompanied by music from CHAPMAN. Sponsors included Bombay Sapphire, Fatty Sundays, Feast, Lagunitas, The Meatball Shop, Patacon Piso, Bar Catalina, Posterscope, Pop Social, Simply Framed, and Wine Awesomeness. Below you can see the donations in action, with attendees scoping out which pieces to bid on. 

Simply Framed and Free Arts Annual AuctionArt by Alyson Provax and Heather Day, photographed by Ferny Chung of Harper's Bazaar.

Simply Framed and Free Arts Annual Art AuctionArt by Jen Wink and Linda Colletta, photographed by Ferny Chung.

The event was a huge success, with every piece auctioned off and all proceeds going to Free Arts NYC. These images feature our white gallery frame and were matted in our "Floated" Mat Style. Visit Uprise Art for more images from the event and to learn about the artists behind the donated artwork.

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