We Care Arts

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Arts and Drafts is Saturday, August 1st!

On Saturday, August 1 from 4:00 to 10:00 PM, We Care Arts, along with Hollywood Gaming, will host ARTS AND DRAFTS, a community event that will feature art created by nationally renowned tattoo artists, craft beers from local breweries, great food, and live music.

The event will be held at We Care Arts, 3035 Wilmington Pike in Kettering. Music will be provided by Dayton’s own The Motel Beds, Splendor, and Wasted Potential.

While there, attendees can enjoy craft beers from the Eudora Brewing Company, Toxic Brew, and Heidelberg Distributors and food from Zombie Dogz, Classic and Gourmet Grilled Cheese, and Orange Leaf.

Terry Schalnat, the Executive Director of We Care Arts is excited about the event. “It’s really hard to come up with a fundraising idea that’s unique. Shannon and Justin Woleslagle, who own Trivium Tattoo in Centerville,
approached us a couple of years ago with the idea of auctioning art created by tattoo artists to benefit our clients. Over the past two years, we’ve been fine-tuning the idea and we’ve come up with Arts and Drafts!”
Tattoo artists including Florida native Jerry Pipkins, Chris Cooper from California, and local artists Matt Clemmer, Josh Wiley, and Justin Woleslagle are working on original art using vinyl albums as a canvas. Their pieces will be up for auction prior to and during the event.
All proceeds will help to underwrite programming provided by We Care Arts, which turns disabilities into possibilities through art. 

While at Arts and Drafts, attendees can also browse We Care Arts’ gift shop to find distinctive home accessories, jewelry and more. 
For more information, contact Christine Corba, We Care Arts’ Special Events Coordinator at 937.212.3777 or at ccorba@wecarearts.org.