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Camp Fire Mural Series, “Beauty from Ashes”

  • Museum of Northern California Art 900 Esplanade Chico, CA, 95926 United States (map)

Camp Fire Mural Series

“Beauty from Ashes”

By Shane Grammer and Terence Duffy

Art Exhibition Fundraiser to support Paradise Artists, Survivors

Friday, June 7, 2019

Chico/Paradise, CA – Artist, Shane Grammer and Photographer, Terence Duffy will host a fundraiser art exhibition to benefit local artists and survivors of the Camp Fire, set for Friday, June 7, 2019 at the Northern California Museum of Art, 900 Esplanade, Chico, CA.

Murals painted by Grammer and photographed by Duffy, sponsored by Hughey Phillips LLP and others, will benefit the Museum of Northern California Museum of Art’s Summer School for trauma victims of the Camp Fire and ongoing programs at Paradise Arts Center.

The exhibition will start at 5pm with a VIP event reception for sponsors, donors, and special guests including artists meet and greet, art installation reveal, and more. Main event: presentations from survivors, local officials, survivor updates, victim memorial, a live painting experience by artist Shane Grammer, photo ops with the artist and photographer, poster and canvas painting raffles, as well as posters and art pieces for purchase.

“Beauty in Ashes” was conceived when Shane Grammer saw a picture of a friend’s home lost in the Camp Fire. Grammer contacted his friend to see if he could paint a picture on his fireplace to symbolize that there is still beauty among ashes. It was the first of many murals that Shane painted in Paradise. In Grammer’s word “I wanted to paint something that brought hope in the middle of complete destruction.”

Exhibition Details:

Who: Camp Fire Mural Series “Beauty from the Ashes”

What: Art Exhibition Fundraiser to support Paradise Artists and Survivors

When: Friday, June 7, 2019, VIP reception will be from 5- 6:30 pm, doors open to the public 6:30-10pm

Where: The Museum of Northern California Art, 900 Esplanade, Chico, CA

VIP sponsorships from $1500 to $500 plus individual tickets: $100 for the VIP Event, $25 for the Main Event are available atwww.eventbrite.com or monca 530.487.7272. Ridge residents FREE with proof of residence. See below for sponsorship details.

Sponsorship Levels:

First Responders- $1,500+

  • 4 VIP/ Main event tickets; 8 complimentary drink tickets

  • Company logo prominently displayed on all print media; full page ad in program

  • Signed print from photographer, Terence Duffy

  • Exclusive raffle for an original Shane Grammer painting

#Butte Strong- $750

  • 2 VIP/ Main event tickets; 4 complimentary drink tickets

  • Company logo displayed on all print media; half page ad in program

  • Signed print by photographer Terrance Duffy

Reflective- $500

  • 2 VIP/ Main event tickets; 2 complimentary drink tickets

  • Company logo displayed on all print media; quarter page ad in program

We welcome your support at any level, and would be thrilled if you give more!

The Museum of Northern California Art (monca), at 900 Esplanade in Chico, CA has been providing exhibitions and community events since opening in July of 2017. Its mission is “to make art accessible and promote awareness of Northern California artists through collections, exhibitions, and educational programs.” The museum has become a cultural hub in the Chico and surrounding area. Docent led classroom experiences, museum tours on-site, concerts and performances are what make monca the place to be.

About Paradise Arts Center

Paradise Art Center, with its Wheeler Gallery, has been supporting, encouraging, and teaching visual arts in our community in excess of 60 years. Its historic 100-year-old building survived the Camp Fire in November 2018. Although many of our members have had to relocate as a result of this devastating catastrophe, the Art Center is committed to re-opening our facility and continuing our mission to expand and enrich the lives of Ridge residents with art by summer of 2019.


Earlier Event: May 30
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