A small works exhibit and sale will take place at Woodruff’s Art Center in Mashpee Commons from November 17 through December 31. The event will benefit LIFE (Living Independently Forever, Inc.). There will be an opening reception Sunday, November 17, from 5 to 7 PM. Refreshments will be served and there will be a talk at 5:15 PM with Sandra Waite of LIFE.
A percentage of all sales from the show will benefit LIFE, and raffle tickets will be available for a chance to win the framed work “Moon Over Dune” by the late Ned Manter, with 100 percent of the raffle sales going to LIFE.
LIFE is a nonprofit organization on Cape Cod that has been serving adults with intellectual disabilities and autism for 25 years. Their mission is to assist individuals in developing the skills they need to function as independently as possible within the community and achieve self-fulfillment and happiness.
Hundreds of original creations will be on exhibit in small sizes, under 12 inches x 12 inches, suitable for gift giving. In addition to oil paintings, pastels, gouache and watercolors the show will include photography, jewelry, fiber art, collage, ornaments, sculpture, gloves and many other items.
The artisans represented in the exhibit are Robin Amaral, Christine Anderson, Annamarie Behring, Roger Bigg, Ken Carson, Catherine Cetta, Betsy Payne Cook, Grace DiMauro, Joe Fattori, Cailyn Ferguson, Chris O’Dell Ferguson, Kelly Ferguson, Carol Flax, Michael Helfen, Lisa Horton, Gunjan Laborde, Miki Lovett, Annette MacAdams, Nancy Minnigerode, Patty Calkins Martin, Toni Newhall, Amy Rice, Candice Ronesi and Arthur Tsicoulias.