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R.L. GIBSON: Art for Charity

2010 April 9

ART FOR CHARITY RAISES MONEY FOR LOCAL NON-PROFITS

Michael Mitchell Interiors hosts Art For Charity, May 19 to June 13, at 438 King Street, Charleston. The gallery will be open daily 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Michael Mitchell of Michael Mitchell Interiors“I saw a way I could use my contacts and talents to help the community,” Michael Mitchell (pictured right), owner of Michael Mitchell Interiors, said.

“I look forward to working with each of the non-profit groups to raise money for their very special causes this year and in future years.”

Through regular gallery hours and special invitation-only receptions, artwork sold from local and national artists raises money for local non-profit organizations including:

  • Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Hollings Cancer Center
  • Charleston Breast Center
  • MUSC Children’s Hospital
  • Five local Habitat for Humanity affiliates
  • Ronald McDonald House
  • American Red Cross
  • South Carolina Aquarium
  • Roper Saint Francis Ryan White Program. 

Fat, Offspring, and Comedienne by R.L. GibsonArt For Charity features a wide variety of artwork from local and national artists. Artists include:

  • Carol Kamm
  • Marty Biernbaum
  • Deanna Bowdish
  • Terry Brennan
  • Joe Byrne
  • John Crum
  • R.L. Gibson
  • Heidi Darr-Hope
  • Toni Elkins
  • Rex Hunter
  • Jon Ives
  • Kim Keats
  • Karen Keen-Day
  • Stephen Kishel
  • Alicia Leeke
  • Elena Madden
  • Debbie Martin
  • Betsy McDonald
  • Easter Melton
  • Bruce Nellsmith
  • Betsey Stevenson
  • Darlett Stone
  • Carl Turner
  • Marlies Williams 

The style of the work ranges from traditional to modern, is both two and three dimensional and encompasses a variety of media.

Ashley Wieters Redmond, Director of the Ryan White Program, said, “The Roper Saint Francis Ryan White Program looks forward to their new partnership with Michael Mitchell and his Art for Charity event this year.”

“I believe the event will help bring awareness to the community on HIV/AIDS and services the Ryan White program offers while supporting Lowcountry artists. It’s all for a good cause.”