The Art of Giving 2017 to feature paint-by-number of John Lennon canvas
5:06 AM, May 20, 2017
9:19 AM, May 20, 2017
BIRMINGHAM, MICH (WXYZ) -
Artist Tom Maniaci has orchestrated paint-by-number canvasses for over 60 charity events since 2005, raising over $275,000. Starting in 2010, one of those annual charity events have been Art of Giving, presented by a volunteer committee on behalf of Frame Your Face. The event raises money for a different charity every year.
In 2017, the eighth annual Art of Giving will be supporting Team Joseph on Thursday, May 25th at 6pm -10pm -The Stand, 34977 Woodward Avenue, Birmingham, MI, emceed by Karen Newman.
Team Joseph is a non-profit organization whose mission is to aggressively fund cutting edge research to find a treatment or cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. It is our goal that when a parent hears a diagnosis of Duchenne, it is simply a manageable condition and no longer terrifying news. Our focus is on rapidly moving basic research into applications that can make a difference for the current generation of boys afflicted with this devastating disease as well as for generations that aren’t even born yet. We are a caring community of motivated people joined together in efforts to give young boys affected by Duchenne muscular dystrophy, not only a chance at a better life, but simply a chance at a life.
At the annual The Art of Giving, Maniaci, sets up large canvases of his pop art in paint-by-number sections of famous current or former pop icons, letting attendees get creative at the fundraiser. This year's pop art subject Paint-By-Number is a John Lennon Canvas.