Stirring up Hope Art Auction for the Domestic Violence Crisis Center

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Clarion Hotel & Convention Center 2200 Burdick Expressway E, Minot, ND 58701

Why Stirring up Hope? We have had a number of artists design and repurpose wooden spoons. A wooden spoon is a simple item most of us have encountered and have a memory of. However, not all of us have the same memories, some are positive and some are not. You may have cooked with a parent and have great memories of stirring spaghetti sauce with that loved one, or you may have something sad or scary associated with it. The artists use the spoon as it is, and add to it or change it, and it develops a new identity much like the people who come to the DVCC New Beginnings Campus.

People arrive following a circumstance that victimizes them, through empowerment, services, support, and a lot of work on their own, they transform through resilience.

Date:​ October 11, 2018 at the Clarion Hotel (formerly Holiday Inn Riverside)

Time:​ Doors and silent auction open at 6:30pm

Live auction starts at 7:15pm

Over 150 Pieces of art 32 paintings -- oils, watercolors, prints and photographs by artists including Walter Phiel, Karen Smith, Ted DeGrazia, Joyce Hendrickson, Lynn Fundingsland, Shan Cunningham and Floyd Fairweather 16 Quilt pieces from king sized spreads to place mats 20 pieces of pottery including Susan Davy and Tom Willis 6 pieces of fiber art 60+ decorated wooden spoons Other assorted art including wood pieces, glass, and metal.

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