22.10.09

As the Kids Say...Be There!


You’re invited to the first Children’s Prison Arts (CPAP) Fundraising Mixer!
October 27, 2009
AvantGarden (411 Westheimer, Houston, TX 77006 / 832-519-1429)
Avantgardenhouston.com
6-9 pm

CPAP is nonprofit arts education organization founded by Gypsy Walker in 1993 to introduce juvenile offenders in correctional facilities and shelters to an innovative educational theater and visual arts forum where they can express their thoughts and visions in constructive ways in Houston, Texas. 

CPAP is funded in part by grants from The City of Houston through the Houston Arts Alliance, The Brown Foundation and The Houston Endowment.

Please come and enjoy yourself after a long work day and support this important project.

Any contribution helps
$10      one acrylic paint jar
$20      one canvas
$30      refreshments for youth after a performance
$50      printing of 100 postcards that advertise CPAP art exhibits or performances
$100    paint and three canvases for one art session (10 hours)
$200    costumes for theater production
$400    salary for visual art instructor (10 hours) or theater instructor (10 hours)
$500    half a year of office supplies
$1000 framing of 6 juvenile art works


Carolina Villarroel, President
Gabriela Baeza Ventura, Vice president
Laura Zubiate, Treasurer
Georgina Baeza, Secretary

For more information on CPAP visit http://www.childrensprisonart.org/gallery.htm

1 comment:

So said...

This is a great opporunity to support the youth...they need much encouragement in a world ready to condemn them for their mistakes.