Black Star Photo Agency
Mar 07, 2008
Winnipeg – PARADISE LOST AND FOUND, Border Crossings’ biennial fundraising gala took place Friday, February 29, and was a great success!
We would like to express our sincerest thanks to all of the artists who donated works and patrons who purchased work.
We are grateful for the support of our generous sponsors: Treena Hastings & Don White, Winnipeg Building & Decorating Ltd., Transcontinental, Michael Nesbitt, McNally Robinson Booksellers, Great-West Life Assurance Company, and Embassy Graphics.
We would also like to thank our supporters: William M. G. Mahon, Smith Carter Architects and Engineers Incorporated, Beyond Flowers, Warehouse Artworks, Norma Lachance Costumes, and the Fort Garry.
See a pdf poster listing of our sponsors and supporters here:
Sponsors Poster (download pdf)
See the Winnipeg Free Press story here:
Photographs by Bill Eakin
Media Release, February 20, 2008 (scroll down to view images of artworks)Since its inception, Border Crossings magazine has been holding lavish fundraising events, and this year will be no exception. Taking place in the Hotel Fort Garry 7th floor ballrooms, Paradise Lost and Found will delight guests with a scrumptious meal (complete with chocolate fountain), an art auction that, in true Winnipeg fashion, will offer gorgeous works from internationally renowned artists like Guy Maddin, Paul Butler, Wanda Koop, Aganetha Dyck, the Royal Art Lodge, Diana Thorneycroft, Sarah Anne Johnson, Andrew Valko, Don Reichert, Eduardo Aquino & Karen Shanski, Natalka Husar, Noam Gonick & Luis Jacob, Shaun Morin, Mélanie Rocan, Paul Robles, Erica Eyres, Richard Hines and Jason McLean & Mark DeLong at the rock bottom price of $350. The event also features sublime music by Vancouver-based DJ highstrung, so you can let loose and dance the night away.
Wanda Koop, Brilliant green ground (orange forest - figures),
from "Deep Bay" series, 30.5 x 40.6 cm, acrylic on panel board, 2007.
Paul Robles, "Untitled" (And the Ass saw the Angel),
38 x 38 cm, cut-paper coated with MSG & Sugar, 2008.
Paul Butler, untitled from "World Without Fashion" series,
46 x 40 cm, collage, 2007.
Natalka Husar, Dark Angel, oil on linen, 18 x 13 cm, 2008.
Noam Gonick & Luis Jacob, untitled from "Wildflowers of
Manitoba" photo edition, 36 x 28 cm, 2007.
Jason McLean & Mark DeLong, Peanut Free, inkjet and
acrylic ink on paper, 28 x 21 cm, 2008.
Shaun Morin, Golden Staircase, acrylic on paper, 36 x 31 cm, 2006.
Richard Hines, View Over North-West Arm, Halifax (I & II),
black and white contact print diptych, 25.4 x 40.6 cm, 2007.
Erica Eyres, Paradise Beach, ballpoint pen on paper, 47 x 29 cm, 2008.