2013 Monster Drawing Rally

A Live Drawing Event and Fundraiser

Karl Anderson, Amber J. Anderson, Ron Armour, Stephanie Ayala, Linda Ayala, Joe Ayala, Brandon Baker, Christina Bender, Ross Bochnek, Justin Brennan, Rian Brown-Orso, Jeremy Brustein, Catherine Butler, Courtney Calai, John W Carlson, Brian Castellani, Hector Castellanos Lara, Barbara Chira, Joshua Chrosniak, Kristen Cliffel, Dan Corrigan, Spencer Cowan, Rebecca Cross, Dexter Davis, Christina Day, Michael Dickas, Phillip (Gnawbit) Epps, Jose Estrada, Jack Flotte, Derek Grubaugh, Ann Hanrahan, Jake Hatmaker, Melissa Hladek, Nina Vivian Huryn, Joe Ionna, Harris Johnson, Andrea Joki, Lori Kella, Beth Kelly, Alice Kiderman , Margaret Yuko Kimura, George Kocar, Matthew Kolodziej, Stanka Kordic, Jill Kreling, Robin Latkovich, Michael Marine, Adam Markanovic, Eileen Matias, Liz Maugans, Michael Meier, Michelle Micardez, Michelle Muldrow , Deneen Nash, Erik Neff, Bob Peck, Angelica Pozo, Bellamy Printz, Arabella Proffer, Derrick Quarles , Jason Rudolf, Dott Schneider, Adam Schonhiutt, Nancy Schwartz-Katz, Lesley Sickle, Mark Simmons, Corrie Slawson, Jerry Smith, Dan Sonpal , Stephanie Streeter, Emily Sullivan , Buzz Szilagyi, Steven Tatar, Josh Usmani, Piet Van Dijk, Lauren Voss, Bob Walls, Jia Wang, Ari Michael Warner, Justin Will, Nikki Woods, Tyler Zeleny, Zizka
May 04 - May 05, 2013

Live Event: Saturday, May 4, 6:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Artists drawing: 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Admission: $5 (FREE for SPACES members/Season Pass holders and children age 17 and under)

Work Remains on view through Sunday, May 5, 2013

Monster Drawing Rally is a live drawing event and fundraiser featuring over 100 artists.

Demystifying a process that usually takes place in the privacy of the studio, the Monster Drawing Rally allows spectators to observe artists in the act of creation in the public domain. In keeping with SPACES' mission to provide a public forum for artists, the Monster Drawing Rally sets the stage for extraordinary interaction.

Providing the basic necessities of the drawing practice—pencils, charcoal, pens, markers, ink, and paper—SPACES creates the context while the artists create the content of the drawings. The evening will consist of one-hour drawing shifts that each feature approximately 30 artists drawing simultaneously. As the drawings are completed, they will be hung on the walls and made available for purchase for $65 each. The Monster Drawing Rally provides a unique opportunity to watch a drawing come to life, and to purchase a work of art minutes after its completion. Proceeds from the event provide direct support for SPACES' public projects.

Bring the Family!

SPACES will also feature the Li'l Monster Drawing Rally: a section where children and families may sit, draw and display their work on the wall for the evening or the weekend. Children age 17 and under are admitted to the Monster Drawing Rally for FREE! Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Check out images from last years event http://flic.kr/s/aHsjzpj4e6.

Lend a Hand

Volunteer at MDR and be part of the action. Sign up here http://bit.ly/MDRVol13.

Props

Monster Drawing Rally was conceived by Southern Exposure (SoEx) in San Francisco and has become a national model. SoEx has partnered with nonprofit arts organizations in Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Richmond, Brooklyn and now Cleveland to help them establish the Monster Drawing Rally with SoEx's support. SoEx is proud to share their successful fundraising models and community-building strategies with similar artist-centered organizations.

Video and Streaming Media

2011 Monster Drawing Rally on Cool Cleveland



Sponsors

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