Monday, February 21, 2011

The 28th Kansas City Artists Coalition Benefit & Auction

Saturday Night The Kansas City Artists Coalition celebrated its 28th Annual Benefit Auction

Donated by Hallmark Cards
Philomene Bennett
 "Noon"


Karena
Winter Sunsets I II III



Female Walking Macquette
Tom Corbin


Event Honorary Chairman



Michael Molick
 "Departures II"


Cynthia Pesselato
 Art Collector


Larry Thomas
 "Erroneous Wind"

Don Hendrickson and Friend of Art

Teresa Magel
"Beholding"


Jackie Warren
 Marketing Director on Left





Joe Bussell
"Zen Monk Series"
 A similar work Sold at Auction

Gregory Glore
KCAC Event Chairman

I wanted you to simply enjoy some of the fabulous art auctioned, just a sprinkling really.




Thank you Loretta!!






A huge thank you to Loretta of Apples and Rubies! I won her Valentines Giveaway . Just Look!

Custom Pearl Earrings By Loretta Fontaine

Art by Karena

47 comments:

BonjourRomance said...

Bonjour Karena,
Looks like a fabulous evening with lots of talent. COngratulations on the beautiful earrings.
Hope your week is off to a good start!
à bientôt,
Mimi

Anna White said...

Karena..these are amazing works of art..all so different and unique. You look so lovely in your picture I think that should become your new profile picture :)
Congrats on your little win..they are adorable and would suit you perfectly..something elegant and soft as you are. Anna x

Rachel Noelle said...

Thanks so much for sharing this special event with us Karena~ Love your win too!;) Hugs, Rachel

French Farmhouse 425

martinealison said...

Ce fut très certainement une agréable soirée...
Bisous

Genie -- Paris and Beyond said...

So glad that you showed us the art and the artists, particularly "you"! Your Winter Sunsets are beautiful!

Bises,
Genie

Simply LKJ said...

What a fabulous show! Breathtaking art as well. Thanks for sharing.

Carol Schiff Studio said...

Karena, Love your artwork! Glorious!

Loretta Fontaine (APPLESandRUBIES) said...

Karena- What a wonderful evening! You look so beautiful next to your stunning paintings!

I also like the "Zen Monk" series by Joe Bussell.

I'm SO happy you won my Valentine's Giveaway at APPLESandRUBIES! You are so caring, talented and giving, and the perfect Valentine! Enjoy!

Loretta

David Toms said...

Congratulations on winning! I love the art and would love to have any of these pieces!

Ricki Jill Treleaven said...

Karena, I hope y'all raised lots of money for such a worthwhile charity. Kudos to you!

xoxoxo,
Ricki Jill

jeanette from everton terrace said...

Thanks for sharing. I always enjoy looking at art. Our close friends went to an art auction last weekend and bought a large sculpture. They called us yesterday to tell us they met the artist and he lives down the street from me! Small small world :)

Splendid Sass said...

Wow, Karena! This is some exhibit!
I can't choose because I love it all which is unusual. Your work is so beautiful, Karena. Just stunning.
Love the earrings, and the candy looks divine.
I hope that your week is going well.
Teresa
xoxo

JMW said...

Karena, your art is beautiful! Looks like a great event. :)

Acquired Objects said...

Wonderful works of art! Looks like it was a fun evening. I love your earrings by Loretta, lucky you!

Kelly @ JAX does design said...

Wonderful collection of artwork :-) Love the variety of styles and the great colours.

Stitchfork said...

Love your winter sunsets Karena!
xo Cathy

Casa Bella said...

Wow...so much talent in one place. Beautiful art! Congrats on winning that fabulous giveaway, Karena! Looks like you had a super weekend! May you have a splendorous week, dear.

Love Accents Couture said...

Dearest Karina,
Now I may add Winter sunsets 1,2,3, to Grandeur pink sunsets...how wonderful!! Thank you darling...love your picture.
Please stop by to see my new launching of my new collection...Please do not miss-out!
Warm hugs,
Kirsten

French Basketeer.com said...

Looks like so much fun, I wish I could see the rest of the art! Did you get your little bo ok...?

Ms. Givens said...

I am going to a benefit for Life Senior services this Saturday. Last year I bought a piece of artwork and hope to this time as well.

pretty pink tulips said...

Love it when talented artists come together! Looks like a fantastic event!

LiveLikeYou said...

Looks like a fab evening. Love your red sunset paintings!

La Petite Gallery said...

wow! hallmark, when i was in school it was the dream toget Halmark to want your art.. Then to work for them. looks like a fabulous time I am excited for you..

yvonne

Attiser said...

Congrats ! for winning. Gorgeous work too...

michelle said...

Hello dear! Oh I am so behind lately, what a wonderful event and your work is just gorgeous! I hope you had a wonderful time. I could spend hours there looking at all the beautiful art.
Congrats on the earrings too, they are beautiful!! I hope you are well.

eddieross said...

Great post and congrats on the earings! Looks like you had an amazing Valentine's Day!
Be sure to check out my latest post on the Orlando trip!
Xo,
E&J

katiedid said...

So nice to see your smiling face and your beautiful art! Looks like a fabulous time. :)

Style Maniac said...

Looks like it was a great night!

Style Maniac said...

I really love that first piece. Oh, those colors! Glorious.

Tonia of Chic Modern Vintage said...

What a beaufitul collection of artwork.

designchic said...

What beautiful artwork, Karena. Have a wonderful weekend!!

quintessence said...

Lucky you for your win!! So nice to see you next to your beautiful work. Looks like a wonderful event.

Anna of IHOD said...

So many beautiful pieces. I bet it was wonderful to be a part of. Thanks for sharing!
Have a wonderful weekend!
Anna

drollgirl said...

i hope a lot of money was raised! so many lovely things!

Danielle said...

Wish I lived closer to Kansas City so I could attend this lovely event...what incredible artwork! Have a wonderful weekend! xx Danielle

Mona thompson said...

Loved, loved your red sunset painting. What a lovely event? A big congrats on your ear rings. Isn't that fun? Have a great weekend, my friend. Mona

Reggie Darling said...

Looks like a fun evening, and for a worthwhile cause. Keep up the good work! Reggie

Julie said...

Talent, fun and a good cause what a great way to spend an evening.

P.S. You look great. Have a good weekend.

The Antiques Diva™ said...

You, my dear, look great!

Carla@DesignintheWoods said...

Looks like a great night. Wonderful pieces of art! Yours is fabulous, Karena! Congratulations on a successful event!

Beadboard UpCountry said...

Looks like it was a great event! The variation of the works you depicted shows there was something for everyone. Maryanne ;)

Jg. for FatScribe said...

what fun that was. hope you did well at the auction. you have such talent, Karena. btw, i really like your sunset series. very nice colors. see you around!

My Notting Hill said...

I love smaller scale paintings, they have a special feel to them. How apropos that you've crossed this bridge.

Sarah @ Modern Country Style said...

What a beautiful range of paintings. So much talent in one post! Thank you for sharing them.

Sarahx

Naomi @ Design Manifest said...

Loving all of these pieces! Abstracts and portraits definitely "speak" tom me the most!

Kristin @ My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia said...

Such fabulous paintings! Thank you for sharing with us!
Hope you have a great rest of your week!
XOXO
Kristin

Brandi said...

Looks like a fun event with lots of talented artists! Congratulations on your win. Thanks so much for visiting my blog! I really appreciate your comments! Hope you have a good morning!

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