Spotlight on Art

Benefiting Children

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About Spotlight on Art

November 10, 2022             Hotel Carmichael, Carmel 

Presented by:

Smith's Jewelers


Open House 5:30 to 8:30 PM

Remarks at 6:45 PM


Spotlight on Art exists to raise critical funds and increase awareness of three vital community organizations that create opportunities for children of all abilities to thrive.

Join us for an evening of drinks and hor d'oeuvres, featuring award-winning artists. 

Each art sale will benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Noblesville, Children's TherAplay, and Prevail, Inc.


Can't make it? Consider donating lieu of your attendance. 100% of your contribution will go directly back to the three Hamilton County Charities. Click here to donate.


                                                                                                                              



About the Artists

These local artists have generously agreed to donate 50% of their proceeds back to the three featured child serving not-for-profits in the community.

Original Piece by Beth Forst

 


Painters


Beth Forst 

Award winning impressionist artist whose art is collected nationally, internationally and by large corporations. Beth's  life experiences have lead her to become an influential artist and plein air painter. Beth has contributed an original piece that will be given to our Picasso level supporters.

Click here to learn more about Beth


Randal Scott Harden 

An experienced and award winning American landscape artist whose art is collected nationally. internationally and by corporations, Randall has been an Indiana favorite for over 25 years.

Click here to learn more about Randal


Rena Brouwer

As a Hoosier watercolor artist, Rena's work is Indiana-inspired because she paints what she knows and experiences.

In 2006, Rena was one of 10 Indiana artists selected by internationally known jurors for the Preserving Nature project.

Click here to learn more about Rena


Deonna Craig

Deonna's work is bold, contemporary, happy and textural. Deonna is a mainstay of the Indianapolis art scene.

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Steve Haight

Indiana artist whose passion for the outdoors and landscapes is reflected in his artwork. Steve also has a passion for helping children and families in need and sells his art to benefit them.

Click here to learn more about Steve


Gabriel Lehman

Gabriel Lehman's paintings take you to a whimsical, colorful place. Enjoying the Indiana Artisan's work is a little reminiscent of watching Alice slip through the Wonderland looking glass.

Click here to learn more about Gabriel


Pam Newell

An award-winning painter of traditional still life and landscapes,

Pam explores her artistic creativity through impressionistic oil and pastel paintings. Her expressive work reflects her love of gardening, landscapes and nature.

Click here to learn more about Pam


Rodney Reveal

An award winning  creator of landscapes and wildlife art for more than forty years. His paintings are represented in public and private collections throughout The United States, Europe and Brazil.

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Clary Schwier

A former actress and model, she began seriously studying art in 2012, entering her first juried show in 2914. While Beth is known for her amazing florals, she also enjoys painting unusual subjects that invoke nostalgia and fond memories.

Click here to learn more about Clary


April Willy

Award winning artist with national collectors as well as numerous solo exhibitions. Many of April's  "paintings are seen as abstracts, but the inspiration always derives from natural elements in the landscape."

Click here to learn more about April


Textile

Sylvia Gray

Expressive artist whose textile art reflects work of vibrant colors and serendipity. She is skilled in a variety of mediums, painting on fabric and oil on canvas. Sylvia is an award-winning artist.

Click here to learn more about Sylvia


Kathy Saucier

Kathy has a degree in art, has painted murals, taught art classes and thrown pottery, but she most enjoys creating art from recycled items such as paper and fabrics, especially Demin.

Click here to learn more about Kathy


Jewelers

Jill Duzan

Chunky gemstones with a contemporary sensibility using a combination of silver and stones. Jill's passion for design and fine art led her on a quest to create her own style jewelry, the forms found only in nature helped her to complete her journey.

Click here to learn more about Jill


Mark Lisota

Mark has a love for creating handcrafted jewelry, rich in gemstones set in silver and gold with clean geometric lines.

Click here to learn more about Mark


Woodworking

Gino Johnson

Gino is an artisan woodworker who creates heirloom quality cutting boards and other items from his small shop.  No two items are exactly alike, and custom orders are available.

Click here to learn more about Gino


Children's Artwork

Artwork will be available for purchase by young artists from local schools and the benefitting organizations. 

About the Benefactors


Visit: https://bgcni.org/ to learn more

 

Boys & Girls Club of Noblesville's Mission:

The Boys & Girls Club of Noblesville is dedicated to inspiring and enabling all young people to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens by promoting leadership, character, health and physical development.

Our Story

The Boys & Girls Club of Noblesville (BGCN) has provided opportunities for youth to enjoy after school and out-of-school activities and experiences since 1951.  Serving youth from kindergarten to 12th grade, BGCN provides positive and engaging programs that enrich the lives of a diverse group of members.

Last year, the Boys & Girls Club of Noblesville served more than 1,600 members, and no one was turned away because they could not pay the membership fee.  

Between the Tom & Soni Sheehan Club, the Community Center, and Camp Crosser, a multitude of opportunities are provided for children and young adults to enjoy activities and experiences that help shape character and offer new perspectives.

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Visit: https://www.childrenstheraplay.org/ to learn more

 Children's TherAplay Mission:

The mission of The Children's TherAplay Foundation is to provide children with disabilities a foundation for developing life skills through innovative therapies, including physical, occupational, and speech therapies using a horse as a treatment tool, in a safe and caring environment.

Our Story

At Children's TherAplay, licensed therapists provide children with disabilities physical, occupational, and speech therapy which uses the movement of a horse as a tool to accelerate physical, emotional, and behavioral development. 

For over 20 years, TherAplay has been treating kids 18 months to 13 years with a variety of diagnosis and developmental delays and we have grown to become the largest facility specializing in hippotherapy in the country. 

Since play is the work of a child, the combination of equine movement and our sensory-rich clinical therapy allows our pediatric clients to benefit from hard work that feels like play.

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Visit: www.prevailinc.org to learn more

Prevail's Mission:

Prevail strives to empower victims of crime and abuse on their path to healing, while engaging the community to support safe, healthy relationships.

About Prevail:

Prevail, Inc. is committed to offering crisis intervention and restorative support services for adult, adolescent and child survivors of crime and abuse, free of charge, in a confidential, supportive, non-judgmental environment that is meant to empower, educate, and strengthen those we serve.  

By offering these life-saving services, we help people move forward – to give hope for a life free of violence and fear – to provide care and understanding in crisis – to help make an easier path in facing life’s challenges. 

Prevail seeks to make positive change happen in individuals and families, in our communities, and in our social systems.


FAQ

What is Included with a Ticket?

Tickets include: Cocktails, passed hors d'oeuvres, and the opportunity to purchase local/original art to support three Hamilton County not-for-profit organizations. Tickets can be purchased by clicking here. Individual ticket purchases can be made towards the bottom of this page.


Can I donate in lieu of attending to support the three charities?

Yes! Contributions in lieu of attendance can be made by clicking here.


What is the event dress code?

We would suggest business casual for this event.


What amount of the proceeds go back to support the not-for-profit organizations?

50% of each artists sales will be donated back to The Boys & Girls Club of Noblesville, Children's TherAplay, and Prevail, Inc. of Hamilton County.


Where will the event be held and is there convenient parking?

This event will be held at the Hotel Carmichael and parking is free in Carmel City Center. Click here for a city map and more details on the area.


How can I get involved in this event?

If you are interested in becoming a featured artist you or if you are interested in joining the committee, please contact Esther Lakes, Committee Chair at evangaarden@msn.com