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Local Artist Participating in 2010 Auction

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MILLINOCKET – On Sunday July 18, 2010 recognized artist Marsha H. Donahue of Millinocket will be participating in Paint for Preservation 2010, a Wet Paint auction held in Cape Elizabeth, Maine to benefit the Cape Elizabeth Land Trust’s Saving Cape’s Great Places initiative. Participating artists were selected through a juried process by Portland Press Herald art critic and historian Danial Kany.

On the day of the event, twenty-nine artists from throughout New England will paint en plein air at designated public and private locations chosen to highlight Cape Elizabeth’s natural beauty. The Land Trust will publish a map of the atrists’ locations so that members of the public may view the artists at work. That evening, the newly painted artwork will be auctioned live at a tented catered reception at Breakwater Farm, a beautiful seaside setting overlooking Richmond Island. The reception will feature live music by Cul De Sax. a saxophone quartet.

Tickets to the event are available through the Cape Elizabeth Land Trust’s website at www.capelandtrust.org, or by phoning 207-767-6054.

Founded in 1985, the Cape Elizabeth Land Trust had permanently protected nearly 600 acres. CELT is a member of the Maine Farmland Turst, the Maine Land Trust Network, and the Land Trust Alliance. For more information, please visit www.capelandtrust.org or call 207-767-6054.

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