Sunday, February 18, 2007
Bellevue, PA, Feb. 16th, 2007 — Creative TreeHouse, a new artists’ collective, will host a 24-hour Creative Marathon for local artists beginning at 8pm Friday, Feb. 23rd at 517 Lincoln Blvd., 2nd floor in Bellevue and culminating with a free gallery show and sale open to the public at 8pm on Saturday, Feb. 24th, complete with free appetizers, drinks and live music.
Sponsored by Burn Energy Drink and Pat Catans, the Creative Marathon will feature artists of various disciplines creating works to help raise funds for the Creative TreeHouse, a new facility in Bellevue dedicated not only to providing artists with work space, community and support but also to supplying local businesses with a new choice for all of their creative needs, including web design, graphic design, video production and photography. Creative TreeHouse will officially open in March. More information on their services can be found at http://www.creativetreehousepgh.com/ or www.myspace.com/CreativeTreeHouse.
Doors will open at Creative TreeHouse at 8 PM on Friday, Feb 23rd for artists to begin their work. All participants will be offered a 12”x12” piece of masonite and will have 24 hours to create a piece. All art lovers are invited to attend the gallery show for free at 8pm on Saturday the 24th. All artwork will be available for sale, priced by the individual artists. Proceeds will be split evenly between the Creative TreeHouse and the artists. Artists interested in participating in the event should e-mail http://us.f611.mail.yahoo.com/ym/Compose?To=CreativeMarathon@CreativeTreeHousePgh.com.
Upcoming events at Creative TreeHouse will showcase local artists’ work in fashion, art, photography, and music. They also plan to host the return of 24-Hour Comics Day, pairing writers and artists to create comic books in a 24-hour period. Check their website (http://www.creativetreehousepgh.com/) or become their myspace friend (www.myspace.com/CreativeTreeHouse) for updates.
For additional information, Contact:
Andy Rubacky/Jesse Hambley
517 Lincoln Blvd., 2nd floor
Bellevue, PA 15202
Creative Treehouse to Host 24 Hours of Art