934 Brannan Street
San Francisco, California 94103

Visual Aid is pleased to announce that 'Big Deal' is here! The wildly popular, cult classic event will be bigger than ever. All proceeds from the event directly benefit Visual Aid's programs for artists with HIV/AIDS, Breast Cancer and other life-threatening illnesses.

Heres how it works:

* Over 600 works of art by Bay Area artists to be sold on a first-come, first-served basis at a fixed price of $150 plus tax.

* Auction - featuring artwork donated by top San Francisco Galleries including Gallery Paule Anglim, Bucheon, Catharine Clark Gallery, Gallery 16, Paulson Press, Andrea Schwartz Gallery, Trillium Press and many more. Auction artists include Katherine Sherwood, Timothy Cummings, Enrique Chagoya, Rex Ray, Jim Winters, Griff Williams, Inez Storer, Gregg Renfrow and many more. Luxury items range from a stay at PlumpJack Squaw Valley and other high-end hotels, to a Deadly Squire Skateboard from Under One Roof, Jeanine Payer jewelry, a couture handbag from eluxury.com, and dinners at top SF Restaurants. The Auction will again be conducted by the beloved impresario Lucien Stern.

* Drawing - Try your hand at this year's drawing. Spin the "wheel of fortune!" for exciting prizes.

Your $40 admission ticket provides access to all of the events above and include delectable hors d'oeuvres and drinks, the funky sounds of DJ N!K & Kid Frostbite, and a fun atmosphere to enjoy people watching with hundreds of enthusiastic art collectors, buyers, art students, artists and friends. Tickets go on sale at 3pm, doors open at 4pm.

Other events sponsors include Nico Martin Presents, Art in America, The Onion, Readymade Magazine, 7x7 Magazine, ePAC Technologies, Sterling Art Services, Sweet Fountains, Young's Market Company, Estates Group, Smirnoff, Zipcar, Artsextra.com, Diageo, Spiderweb Design and Cole Hardware.

Please feel free to contact the Visual Aid office if you would like posters or jpegs of our invitation to send to your friends!


About Visual Aid:
Visual Aid helps produce, present, and preserve the work of professional artists whose careers are challenged because of a life-threatening illness. Visual Aid serves professional artists from the nine-county Bay Area, providing artists with direct services from art supplies to exhibitions and career development.

Official Website: http://www.visualaid.org

Added by FullCalendar on October 10, 2006