QuickDraw tickets go on sale
Tickets for the annual QuickDraw arts fundraiser are on sale at local galleries and shops.
The lively art-while-you-watch event and auction combines an entertaining window on the creative process with an art auction to help art teachers inspire students. Professional artists from across western North Carolina set up studios on location April 27 in Waynesville, to create original art on the spot, while guests watch.
Select artists volunteer to race a 60-minute time clock, while other artists demonstrate their techniques on an original piece in progress. Following the timed QuickDraw, winning bidders buy original art, partnering with artists to benefit art in schools.
Proceeds fund teacher grants and college scholarships to students pursuing art-related majors. After silent and live auction, ...