Fundraiser at the Figge

Watercolor painting of scene at artsBASICS fundraiser by Jo Myers-Walker

The paintings were auctioned off
at the end of the evening

These photos are from October’s “An Evening with Area Artists” held at the Figge Art Museum in Davenport, Iowa. The event was a fundraiser to benefit artsBASICS, an arts education advocacy organization whose mission is to “[i]ncrease access to arts education for all students in all the arts in Davenport Community District artsBASICS Schools.”

I was one of several artists demonstrating our techniques as we painted from live models and objects arranged on the stage. At the end of the evening attendees could bid on the artwork that they’d watched us create.

Views of artists painting during a fundraiser for artsBASICS at Figge Art Museum

Two views during painting at the fundraiser

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