Chihuly, K2 and Big Brothers Big Sisters Reception at evo // February 26, 2010
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: FEBRUARY 19, 2010
“World renowned artist Dale Chihuly and Action Sports Retailer evo partner to benefit youth”
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON – On February 26, 2010 Dale Chihuly, K2 and evo will join forces to unveil a custom glass “neon tumbleweed” created by the artist. The event to benefit Big Brothers and Sisters of Seattle, will be open to the public from 6pm to 10pm. A Chihuly hand painted snowboard and pair of skis, donated by K2 will be made available by auction during the event to benefit BBS Seattle.
Dale Chihuly is one of America’s foremost artists. A native to the Northwest, he revolutionized the world of glass and has exhibited his artwork in over 200 museums around the globe. Drawing is an essential artistic outlet for Chihuly. He draws with a great deal of energy, and has used markers, chalk, and fistfuls of pencils. Now he most often uses acrylic paints in squeezable bottles, like those used to create the dramatic one-of-a-kind skis and snowboard that will be available for auction to benefit BBS Seattle.
Big Brothers, Big Sisters has been a leader in one-to-one youth service for more than a century, developing positive relationships that have a direct and lasting impact on the lives of young people. Big Brothers Big Sisters mentors children, ages 6 through 18, in communities across the country – including Seattle.
Location: evo – 122 NW 36th St (Fremont), Seattle WA 98107
Details: Open House from 6-10pm – Drinks Provided By Pyramid Brewery. The store will remain open for shopping.