Art Auction (and party) for the Troy Bike Rescue!

This Saturday (tomorrow!) the Troy Bike Rescue is having a fundraiser and “Open House” celebration. What is Troy Bike Rescue (TBR)? TBR is an all-volunteer collective that facilitates bicycle recycling, bicycle education, and promotes cycling as a means of transportation. Around for about ten years, they are about to move into their new building, so they are celebrating with an art show & auction, live music, bike auction and demos, and a tasty dinner. The big event is being held at the Sanctuary for Independent Media (3361 6th Avenue in north Troy). Be sure to click the link to see their directions because I got lost the first time I went there.

Here’s the schedule of events:

2:00pm     Doors open
2-4pm        Bike rodeo for kids
3, 4 & 5      New building tours
3:00pm     Silent art auction begins
3-5pm        Bike demos & fun events
5:30pm     Drinks & TBR trivia
6:00pm     Vegetarian/vegan dinner
6:30pm      Silent art auction ends
7:00pm     Raffle & auction winners
7:30pm      Dessert & music

And here is just a brief list of some of the artists who donated art. It is quite incredible!

Art of Labor Poster Series (various artists)

Nina Baldwin

John Connors

Ryder Cooley

Jean Dahlgren

Sevan Darakjian

Brian Douglass

Pete Edwards

Eliza Jane Curtis

Ben Donaldson

Phyllis Galembo

Danny Goodwin

Robert Gullie

Chris Harvey

Lisa Kereszi

Harold Lohner**

Josh Macphee of Just Seeds

Nathan Meltz

Mindy McDaniels

Matthew McElligott

Katy Murphy

ZoeAnne Murphy

Fernando Orellana

Julie Pamkowski

Sarah Phillips

Elizabeth Press

Erica Redling

Olivia Robinson

Ben Schwab

Robert Simpson

Kara Smith

Ben Suhr

Hannah Walker

Angela Washko

Carrie Will

Rikki Will

Sara Worden

&  more!

TBR also has an online shop up, in case you can’t make it but would like to support them. Shop here.

(If you are on Facebook, check out the event here, too.)

**Remember I mentioned Harold Lohner in my printmaking post? Here’s your chance to see something he has created!

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