Art Conspiracy Presents MOUNTED
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Art Conspiracy presents MOUNTED on Saturday, June 8. Event to unite artists, raise “seed” money, and conspire for a good cause and a good time.
May 9th, 2013 – DALLAS – Conjuring visions animal,
vegetable, mineral and digital, Life in Deep Ellum will be transformed
from a gallery space into a lodge-like, electronic animalistic mounted
dream sequence that only those crazy Art Conspirators can produce.
On Saturday, June 8, Art Conspiracy presents MOUNTED will kick off at 7:00pm at Life in Deep Ellum,
2803 Taylor Street, Dallas, Texas, 75226. Original, curated works from
over 40 inspired artists will be auctioned live in a fun, free-for-all
format. Art Conspiracy events are designed to be affordable and offer
everyone a chance to purchase original artwork with opening bids
starting at $50.
MOUNTED is not just an auction of taxidermic expression, the evening will also feature Mark from The Edge as emcee, and the mood will be set by local bands: The Days, Bethan and headliner Calhoun.
Their collective descriptions range from sounds reminiscent of The
Jackson 5 or Dr. Teeth and The Electric Mayhem to minimalistic,
melodrama, catchy, irresistible, gorgeous and melodic vibrations.
Dallas food truck favorites Nammi and Coolhaus will be serving up Vietnamese fusion cuisine,cookies and ice cream in the parking lot. Black Swan Saloon
will be pouring libations and a signature MOUNTED concoction, and
MoKaH Coffee Shop will be open for those in need of a caffeine buzz.
The mission of Art Conspiracy is to inspire Dallas’ art and music
scenes to join forces for the benefit of local non-profit arts
organizations. Non-profits with an annual budget of less than $400,000
and that offer creative programming in the form of art or music that
gives back to youth, families, and citizens within the Dallas city
limits are considered to be chosen as Art Conspiracy’s annual
MOUNTED’s purpose is to announce this year’s beneficiary and raise
the “seed money” to enable Art Conspiracy to put on its major fundraiser
in the fall of 2013. “This year’s Art Conspiracy fundraiser stands to
be our most innovative and exciting yet,” Art Conspiracy Executive
Director Todd Macaulay said. “The taxidermy-inspired medium will prove
to be very dynamic, challenging, and full of surprises. I personally
cannot wait to see what these very talented artists pull from their
Since 2005, Art Conspiracy has raised over $200,000 for groups including 2012 beneficiaries:
Girls Rock Dallas, dedicated to empowering girls and women
through the use of music education to promote self-esteem and confidence
W. T. White Academy of Visual and Performing Arts –
Ceramics Program, dedicated to helping students succeed, regardless of
socioeconomic status, physical, mental, or language limitations, or lack
of previous education.
Art Conspiracy organizers, musicians, and artists are
available for interviews. Additional press imagery and graphics are
available upon request. For more information, please contact Meagan Dahl
at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 214-864-8730.
Art Conspiracy, a Dallas-based art collective that
raises money for small non-profit groups that provide art and music
programming locally, presents MOUNTED auction and fundraiser on
Saturday, June 8, 7pm – 12am.
Art Conspiracy is street level philanthropy. Members of
the creative community in North Texas pool their talents to create
bi-annual fundraising events that support other nonprofit arts programs.
Art Conspiracy events are designed to be affordable and offer everyone a
chance to purchase original artwork at a reasonable level. Art
Conspiracy is a 501c3 organization with IRS non-profit status (so your
donations are tax deductible!) More information is available at Facebook, Twitter or artconspiracy.org.