42° and PhanArt Present: The Art of the Fans of Phish
Poster show announced to benefit The Mockingbird Foundation
GLENS FALLS, NY, MAY 1, 2010: “42° and PhanArt Present: The Art of the Fans of Phish” is a poster show taking place on June 20th, 2010 at 42° to benefit The Mockingbird Foundation.
The event coinciding with Phish’s two-night run at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center will take place on June 20th, 2010 from 11am – 3pm at 42° Art and Glass Gallery located at 23 Park St, Glens Falls, NY. Artists on hand displaying and selling their work will include AJ Masthay, Erin Cadigan, Jon Blake, Mike Wren and Ryan Sullivan. Work will also be shown and available for purchase from artists such as Ryan Kerrigan, Isadora Bullock, Vinny Naro, Jami Dudenhoeffer, Jason Lees, Cody Schibi and Jeremy Lebediker. More artists will be announced in the coming weeks as well.
The event is open to the public and is free of charge. A complimentary Sunday brunch will also be served.
Representatives from The Mockingbird Foundation will be on hand and all artists involved have agreed to donate a portion of their sales to The Mockingbird Foundation.
42° is an Art and Glass Gallery specializing in independently blown glass pipes from regional and national artists as well as displaying and selling limited edition prints from artists inspired by the music of Phish. 42° is located at 23 Park St, on the corner of Park and Elm, in Glens Falls, NY. Approximately 15 minutes north of Saratoga Springs via I-87 off of Exit 18.
PhanArt: The Art of the Fans of Phish is a book compiled and edited by Albany, NY resident Pete Mason. Now in its second printing, the book contains artwork and interviews with those involved in the Phish community. Since its inception PhanArt has donated all of its net profits to The Mockingbird Foundation, over $2,000 to date.
The Mockingbird Foundation is a charitable organization founded to support music education for children. The foundation was set up in 1996 by fans of the band Phish and has since raised over $600,000 through donations and sales of the book The Phish Companion as well as the Phish tribute compilation CD Sharing in the Groove.