Enchanted Fine Art Benefit

Posted on: Wednesday, November 20, 2013-10:35 AM

Enchanted Fine Art Benefit

Mission Statement:   T.E.A.M. “Striving to help those members of our community who find themselves in times of need.”

Together Everyone Accomplishes More

T.E.A.M. is an associate based organization established to provide support to our local non-profit organizations.

In 2008, First National Bank held the first Enchanted Fine Art Benefit. The event was a great success, and is now an annual event. The proceeds from the event are distributed to non-profit organizations that have demonstrated a need for the funds. Following is the information for Enchanted Fine Art Benefit.

Enchanted Fine Art Benefit 2014

Event Date: October 24, 2014

Deadline for Delivery: 3:00 p.m. Friday, September 26, 2014

**Call for Artists**

The Enchanted Fine Art Benefit and First National Bank - announce a "Call For Artists" who are interested in participating in this much anticipated annual art auction for charity. This juried exhibition will showcase selected regional artist of multi mediums. Entry selections may include paintings, photography, sculptures, pottery, textiles and other distinctive works of art.

First National Bank will host an exhibition for the selected submissions of the art until the auction date.

Submissions will be subject to review and a selection process. Entry details and an artist’s agreement may be obtained at www.fnb4u.com or contact Rainee Mackewich at 575-443-5284.

The best pieces will be featured in a live auction with the remaining pieces featured in a silent auction. Silent auction pieces will be on display for bidding in the bank lobby until the conclusion of the live auction - proceeds to benefit the ABC Scholarship Fund.

ABC Scholarships (Art Benefits Children). Proceeds are awarded through scholarships to teachers for their classroom needs or projects. Two scholarships are awarded each year, spring and fall. Applications for teachers can be obtained at www.fnb4u.com click on Community Events and ABC Scholarships. Scholarships are awarded based on need and merit.

Artists may donate their work or receive 50% of the price the work sells for. The proceeds from the live auction will benefit a local charity or charities.

All participating Artists will be invited to the Enchanted Fine Art Benefit Gala. This premier affair is one of the most anticipated fine art events in Otero County. Attire is festive. Submissions and donations may be delivered now, at any time until 3:00 p.m., Friday, September 26, 2014 to First National Bank

The Enchanted Fine Art Benefit event date is Friday, October 24, 2014.

Lorraine (Rainee) Mackewich
First National Bank
414 Tenth Street
Alamogordo, N.M. 88310
575-437-4880
rainee.mackewich@fnb4u.com

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