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SHINE – Pelham Art Center 2022 Gala

PELHAM, NY. Pelham Art Center will host Shine, its 2022 Spring Gala, on Saturday, May 21st  7:00-11:00pm  at Split Rock Golf Course. Gala Chairs include Sona Davidian, Allison Douglass, and Paula Wood, who currently serve on the Pelham Art Center Board of Directors members. Host Committee members include: Andrea Archibald, Lisa Koonce, Paula McKeever, Kathy Rutsch, Nancy Warner, and Jaime Wright, who are thrilled to present this dazzling evening of dinner, dancing, special entertainment, and art.

Pelham Art Center thanks its high level gala sponsors: Bischof & Bischof LLP, COMPASS Real Estate, Meridian Risk Management & Cincinnati Insurance Company, Maurice Owen-Michaane of Capital Realty Group.

Presenting sponsor Bischof & Bischof LLP supports entertainment for the evening. DJ Stephen Byfield will light up the Split Rock dancefloor. Accent Dance NYC takes the spotlight for a special performance with Lucia Jackson and Dannys Gonzalez accompanied by jazz guitarist Ron Jackson.

Gala guests will shimmer with party embellishments by professional artist Sandy Bandes, who will paint guests’ skin with dazzling designs. Meridian Risk Management and Cincinnati Insurance Company generously sponsor the Shine gala glam station. Show your shine off and get photographed in the photobooth custom-created by The Nerdy Duo, sponsored by the Gallo family.

Parting gifts for gala-goers include a sparkling beverage courtesy of COMPASS Real Estate and a custom delectable treat sponsored by Capital Realty Group. All proceeds from Shine directly support Pelham Art Center operations, scholarships, outreach, and public programs.

Pelham Art Center Executive Director Charlotte Mouquin shares: “It has been a difficult past two years, but with dynamic, vibrant programs at Pelham Art Center, art’s incredible power to heal and connect. We are so grateful for everyone who helps the arts shine and understands that art helps us all shine as individuals and communities. Come celebrate all of our accomplishments at the 2022 Spring Gala as we raise vital support for all of our programs.”

Pelham Art Center Shine includes a live auction during the program as well as an online silent auction hosted via GiveSmart. Auction item highlights include a deluxe vacation home stay, original artworks, luxury gifts and exciting local experiences. Visit pacshine.givesmart.com to register to bid in the online auction. Purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win prizes including unique artwork, a basket of bubbly, and more!

Sparkling attire is suggested for this spectacular evening of celebrating and supporting the arts. Purchase tickets, enter the auction and get raffle tickets at pacshine.givesmart.com. Pelham Art Center thanks Shine attendees and supporters for helping the arts shine in Pelham and surrounding communities.


Bischof & Bischof LLP – Presenting Sponsor

COMPASS Real Estate

Meridian Risk Management & Cincinnati Insurance Company

Maurice Owen-Michaane, Capital Realty Group

Additional Sponsorship Support Provided By:

The Gallo Family – Loretta, Fred, Joshua & Hannah

Brenda Harms

  1. Ragno Landscaping

Arthur Scinta, Houlihan Lawrence

Sergio’s Restaurant

Jennifer Meyer, COMPASS

Louis Borsellino, Paramount Capital Services

Pacia Family Dental

Andrea & David Archibald