NPAA Scholarship Lottery This Wednesday

Northwestern Pennsylvania Artists Association’s 14th Annual Art Lottery and Sale will take place at the historic Warner Theater, 811 State St, Erie, on Wednesday, June 26, beginning at 5:30pm until 10pm.

This exciting annual fundraiser provides scholarships to local graduating high school seniors who will be enrolling in art programs in colleges or art schools. The scholarship winners are selected by the general membership of the NPAA, who review the art submissions of the student applicants.

The 2013 art scholarship winners are Deni Lance, recipient of the first Wilda and Carl Sundberg Scholarship; Caleb Payne, recipient of the Bob and Peggy Krider Scholarship; and Taryn Leiter.

Schedule of Events:

5:30 pm Doors open for preview of Art and Cash Bar
6:30 pm Dinner catered by La Bella Restaurant-Catering
7:30 pm Art Lottery Begins with Master of Ceremonies, Mark Tanenbaum

Tickets are $110. Each ticket includes admission and dinner for two, catered by Harry Miller of La Bella Restaurant. Plus, each ticket holder will receive a print by NPAA member Victoria Norvaisa, this year’s featured artist.

Also, ticket holders will have numerous chances throughout the evening to win an original work of art by an NPAA member. For every 10 tickets sold, a ticket will be drawn, and the winner may select any piece exhibited at the event.

Tickets can purchase online at with your credit card or PayPal account, and will be available at the door the evening of the event or you can purchase tickets at the door.

A limit of 150 tickets will be sold, so hurry and purchase yours today.

This Wednesday night, come out and enjoy art in a historic setting with beautiful ambiance, while taking part in enriching the youth of our city and helping to create tomorrow’s artists today.

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