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11/12 Such a Messy, Messy Monkey

Posted by novoscene on November 12, 2008

Dreaming in the Hog Trough by Scott Courtenay-Smith

Tonight eight artists will create live art to be auctioned to raise money for Peralta Elementary School arts programs. The featured creators include Oakland artists such as Scott Courtenay-Smith and  Sylvi Herrick.

Messy Monkey Arts, the brainchild of another Oakland artist, Kelly Vaagsland Wainwright, is producing the event. Typically, the group produces team-building exercises for companies like Google and the Global Business Network, but Wainwright has been wanting to expand into fundraisers. Her baby isn’t at Peralta  as yet, but her friends and neighbors send their kids to school there.

cre8
Free
7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Swarm Gallery
560 Second Street, Oakland
www.swarmstudios.net

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6 Responses to “11/12 Such a Messy, Messy Monkey”

  1. Scott said

    Oh yeah– that was fun. And we raised some dollas for the chilluns! What’s next, Kelly? (I’m there).

  2. Yes – that was incredible! Much more to come, & we’ll be sure the Oakbook is in the know…
    Thank you Scott, for your messin’!, & thank you Oakbook!
    Kelly
    http://www.messymonkeyarts.com

  3. Yes – it was really such a great event. We look forward to having many more. Art, play and wine is always a good combination – not to mention the raising of money for our kids art programs. Go Messy!!

  4. novoscene said

    Aah the chilluns, and the, uh, messyuns? Glad the event was such a success. We’re all about the drinkin’ arts over here. And you know Oakbook loves the kids…

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