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Four Saints Brewing Company Art Wall Auction to Benefit Randolph County Animal Shelter

Posted on 01/19/2017

Asheboro, NC - The Four Saints Brewing Company's Inaugural Art Wall Project continues its mission to offer compelling dialogue among the local community and regional visual artists with the third of five art exhibitions on the taproom wall.  As part of exhibition number three F.S.B.C. announces a silent art auction to benefit the Randolph County Animal Shelter.  The auction features visual artist Luis Figueroa of Asheboro and his three canvas paintings.  Luis' artwork, an acrylic self-portrait exploration of one's life purpose is on display in the taproom from December 2016 through the end of February 2017.  This is his first public commission.  Silent auction bid sheets are available in the taproom during regular business hours: Wednesdays and Thursdays: 4 - 10 pm; Fridays: 3 - 11 pm; Saturdays: 2 - 11 pm; and Sundays: 1 - 9 pm; (closed Mondays and Tuesdays).  The silent auction ends and winners announced on Sunday, February 19, 2017 from 4 - 4:30 pm.  The free celebration event happens at the taproom located at 218 S Fayetteville St in downtown Asheboro.  The public is invited to attend.  For more information contact the F.S.B.C. Art Wall Manager, Les Caison III at artwall@foursaintsbrewing.com .  For more information about the Randolph County Animal Shelter call (336) 683-8235.  

Image Attached: Luis Figueroa poses with his three-panel art installation at Four Saints Brewing Company's taproom.  (Image used with permission by Les Caison III)

About the artist:  At age of three Luis Figueroa and his family moved from Mexico to Asheboro, North Carolina.  For the last 23 years Luis has concentrated exploring creative connections with nature in visual art classes at Southwest Randolph High School and at Appalachian State University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Studio Art.  When not creating art Luis enjoys spending time with his family and exploring outside.  During the summer of 2016 he received much inspiration camping, hiking, and star-gazing during a trip to the area of Tierra Blanca, Mexico.  He cites the urban muralist and painter, Nosego and comic book art as significant creative influences.  The Four Saints Brewing Company Art Wall Project is Luis' first public commission.  View more of Luis' artwork at: www.LuisFigueroa.bigcartel.com

About the project:  The inaugural Art Wall Project selected five visual artists to create separate compelling works of art on-site utilizing a designated 12 feet long and 4.5 feet high blank wall in the Four Saints Tasting Room.  Each of the five works of art are on display for a period of three months. The complete Art Wall Project, with rotating art installations began March 2016 and concludes October 2017.  Each artist will be honored with a public meet-and-greet reception.  A goal of the project is to offer insight and foster dialogue between the local community and the regional visual artists.  As an added bonus, each artist’s designs are featured on limited edition merchandise to commemorate their project.  These items will be available for sale to the public.  For more information on the Four Saints Art Wall Project visit: http://www.foursaintsbrewing.com/four-saints-art-wall-project.html

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