continuum-4_72PULSE is an annual event dedicated to funding the most promising clinical research that supports the lives of children with congenital heart defects. This year I will be one of thirty-five artists volunteering to work side-by-side to create a finished painting, live in front of 300-400 art enthusiasts.

Throughout the evening attendees will enjoy wine, hors d’oeuvres, and live music while these fresh new pieces of work are sold in a silent auction. I’m really looking forward to seeing how so many diverse artists start their work from scratch, oh yeah, and the free chair massages for artists to keep us limber. I’ll post photos after the event, but for now you can view photos from PULSE 2005.

I’m especially honored to be included in this group of artists chosen by Mark Woolley of the Mark Woolley Gallery in Portland. A seasoned art dealer for almost two decades, Mark has been on the leading edge of Portland’s visual arts scene. All proceeds will go to The Children’s Heart Foundation—Oregon Chapter. If you’d like to join me, tickets are $100 or $45, depending on what time you arrive, but either way it will be a great party!