Chewstick Fire Auction/Exhibition Postponed

October 16, 2016

Due to Hurricane Nicole, The Chewstick Fire Exhibition and Art Auction in the Chubb Building [formerly ACE] is now rescheduled for next Wednesday [Oct 19] from 5:30-7:30pm.

The exhibition and auction will display art by Chewstick members and supporters for sale and will run through to Thursday 10 November, open weekdays from 10am – 4pm.

Graphic Design by Stephan Johnstone

Graphic Design by Stephan Johnstone Bermuda Oct 14 2016

In June, the Chubb Charitable Foundation – Bermuda pledged its support and became a corporate sponsor of the Gombey Gallery at the Chewstick Culture Hub.

Following the fire that destroyed the facility, Chubb employees rallied to help with a fundraising drive. Together with matching funds from the Foundation, donations totalled $6,300.

The exhibition will feature artefacts salvaged from the fire allowing attendees an intimate look at some of the damaged items and learn more about Chewstick’s mission.

Funds raised by the Art Auction will benefit The Chewstick Foundation and will feature the works of Graham Foster, Antoine Hunt, Trevor Todd, Samantha Gosling, Amanda Temple, Ami Zanders, Stephan Johnstone and many more.

In addition, live performances will take place during the opening, showcasing the range of talents that Chewstick supports within the community.

Oil Painting by Graham Foster

Oil Painting by Graham Foster Bermuda Oct 14 2016

The Chewstick Foundation, which became Bermuda Registered Charity #857 in 2009, is committed to continuing its mission to empower storytelling, creative expression, and social justice to enrich youth, arts, culture and community..

If you are interested in learning more about the organization, participating during the recovery or in submitting art for the Fire Exhibition you are encouraged to visit www.chewstick.org, or call 292 2439 for further details.

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