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    Beth Hickman
    Moonlight Gardening
    Oil on Canvas
    40 x 59 inches (101.6 x 149.9 cm)
    The Artscape Auction Benefits The Dallas Arboretum Donated by: Beth Hickman
    Retail Value: $5,000

    ABOUT THE ARTIST
    Beth Hickman is basically a self-taught artist. She has taken a series of life drawing and painting classes in the Dallas area. Her interest now and throughout her painting career has been reflections, reflections in water, in silver, in mirror, in glass, anything that has a reflective surface. Her medium is mainly oil and many times she will apply silver or gold leaf, metals, jewels and shimmering decorative fibers. She has always chosen her subject matter with a strong emotional attachment with the love of beauty in the world around her!
    Her use of color is the strongest element in her work! She has an innate sense of color. Her palettes are breathtaking and her control of color is magnificent! She usually has five or six palettes mixed as she starts each new painting, so the perfect hue will be just at her fingertips! And often these paintings are life size and almost always large scale, if not over scale sizes. And with all her technical skill, she does the ultimate, she creates excitement!
    Source: bethhickmanart.com

    ABOUT THE AUCTION
    Proceeds from the Artscape auction will benefit The Dallas Arboretum. This auction will open online and will have bids transferred to a live event on Friday, May 12, 2017. If you the winning bid online, you will be notified following the event on Monday, May 15, 2017. The organization will collect payment and handle shipping of the winning lots. For any questions regarding the auction, please contact Kristen Schultz, KristenS@HA.com or 214.409.1775.

    ABOUT THE EVENT
    The Great Contributor to Art Award
    As part of Artscape Reimagined, the Dallas Arboretum will recognize a patron of the arts for their contributions to and support of the arts in Dallas. The Great Contributor to Art Award will be presented to Craig Hall at the Artscape Award and Auction Dinner in Rosine Hall on May 12. This prize was designed and contributed by Gary Lee Price, whose Great Contributors exhibition at the Arboretum inspired the award.

    Tickets to the dinner are available for sale now.
    Limited tickets are available at $300.
    Additional are available at $350 and $500 (Patron)
    Tables available at $3,500 and $5,000

    Dallas Arboretum
    8525 Garland Rd, Dallas, TX 75218

    For additional ticket info, contact Missy Whisler at (214)515-6688.

    ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION
    The Mission
    The mission of the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden is to build and maintain a public venue that promotes the art, enjoyment and knowledge of horticulture, while providing opportunities for education and research. We are committed to excellence, good management and fiscal responsibility.

    The Dallas Arboretum Today
    More than 1,096,000 visitors from all 50 states, as well as 90 countries, came through our gates in 2016. The Arboretum has been listed among the top arboretums in the world and the number of honors is so extensive it is listed on our website. The Dallas Arboretum is proud to offer the public an array of popular annual events, educational programs for children and adults, and an emphasis on family-oriented activities. Groundbreaking horticultural research conducted in our Trial Gardens continues to contribute to an important body of knowledge, both regionally and nationally.

    Located on the shores of White Rock Lake, the Arboretum's 66 acres include a complete life science laboratory with endless potential for discovery. The Arboretum has a 75 member Board of Directors, 120 full-time paid staff members, 50+ part-time paid staff members, and more than 273 active volunteers.

    Support for the Dallas Arboretum and our members, donors and the Dallas Park and Recreation Department provide Botanical Garden.






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    Auction Dates
    May, 2017
    12th Friday
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