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ArtHatch to hold 24-hour “Art-A-Thon” Jan. 5-6

ArtHatch is excited to announce our 8th Annual Art-A-Thon, a marathon of artistic creation to benefit the non-profit art center’s teen program.  This benefit will be held at the Distinction Gallery, 317 E Grand Ave., Escondido on January 5-6.

20 plus artists from San Diego County will join together to create artwork for 24 straight hours.  Completed artworks will be auctioned off starting at $50.  Proceeds from art sales will be divided between the artists and ArtHatch to help support the centers free art education program for local teens.  

The Opening Reception for the exhibition with the artists in attendance, will be held the weekend after the event on Saturday, January 13, 2019 from 6-10 p.m. with open studios, beer from Stone Brewery, Wine from BK Cellars ($2) and live music.

 Art-A-Thon is as much a performance piece as it is an exercise in creativity and endurance.  This is a unique opportunity for patrons to experience  creative process of the art they collect first-hand. Painting, drawing, and jewelry will be among the featured media, with participating artists ranging from emerging to seasoned professionals. 

 The Art-A-Thon will be held at ArtHatch from noon on Saturday, January 5 through Sunday, January 6, at noon.  The public is invited to come and watch artists create during the entire 24 hours live or online via Ustream. The Opening Reception will be held the following weekend after the event on Saturday, January 12 from 6-10 p.m. The artwork will be available for viewing and bidding through February 2, at 2 p.m.  

Questions? Call  760-707-2770.

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