Saturday, May 19th​, 1-10 pm

SlowRaiser 2018

SlowRaiser: Vacation in Hawaii - Art Auction

Saturday, May 19th, 1-10 pm, $20 at door

4th Annual Fundraiser (ArtRaiser) of donated original artworks sent to auction in support of The Sprinkler Factory's ongoing mission to SERVE the Worcester Arts Community.

Sprinkler Factory is a 501c3 Arts Organization

Silent Auction (Closes 9 pm) • Music / DJ • Cash Bar (5-10 pm) • Hor d'oeuvres 

Why "Slow"? This year's donated artworks have been on view since Saturday May 5th. These artworks will remain on view thru May 19th becoming available for bidding at 1pm that day. The auction closes that night at 9pm. 

Why Hawaii? Hawaii evokes calm, remoteness and a "slow" pace of life. Hawaii also represents the stunning beauty of nature and the overwhelming power of the oceans and volcanos. 

May 19th Schedule:

1pm: Doors open, silent auction begins, Hawaiian LP's on the turntable, Hawaiian inspired food and mock-tails, beach chairs, gentle breeze and soothing ocean waves designed to help you soak in the wonderful panoramic view of Worcester's finest artists.

5pm: Cash bar opens: An outstanding selection of imported ice cold beers and fine wine. A second round of hors d'oeuvres served, continuing music, friends and art in a tropical paradise. 

8pm: DJ FUTURE TROPICALE SOUND SYSTEM starts the beach party as the sun goes down spinning tropical dance music from around the globe.

9pm: Silent Auction Closes !!!

Party continues till 10pm !!! 

$20 tickets at door / 1 ticket and you can come and go all day!​


A BIG BIG BIG Sprinkler Factory size thank you to the following donating artists, contributors and sponsors of the 4th annual ArtRaiser :::

Jennifer Amenta 
Keri Anderson
Bayda Asbridge 
Lisa Barthelson
Veda Bleau
Scott Boilard
Jim Bavosi
Sally Bowditch
Bread and Puppet Theater
Jeremy Bouchard
Jessica Burhans
Britt Casasanta
Brad Chapman
Jennifer Lane Courville
Christine Cross
Jonnie Coutu
Tomo Sakai Cruze
Travis Duda
Katie Dye
Melinda Goodhue
Anne Greene
Casey Hickey
Don Hartmann
John Hayes-Nikas 
Mike Hendrickson 
Richard Paul Hoyer
Elizabeth Hughes - gift of Sally Bowditch
Chris Johnson
Timothy Johnson
J-me Johnston
Jaiden Johnston 
Mary Keefe 
Patti Kelly
Chris Gus King 
Amy Klausmeyer
Timmary Leary 
Rose LeBeau
Edward Lilley
Madeleine Lord
Bill Macmillan
Susan Mampre 
Corey Marsh
Michelle May
Joey Mars
Christopher McGovern
Peter Moriarty
Mare Morin - gift of Sally Bowditch
Kathy Murray
Anne Diamond McNevin 
Carlotta Miller
Eric Nichols
Brenda Nikas-Hayes 
Scott Niemi
Jen Niles - gift of Sally Bowditch
Kim Noonan 
Karen McCulloch Nunley 
Gabe and Lisa Paterson
John Pagano
Frank Pozzi
Ren Nowlin Provo 
Ann Rainey
Jason Ram - gift of Honee Hess & Phil Magnusson
Robin Reynolds
Barbara Roberts
Jacqueline Ross
Ron Rosenstock
Emily Sandagata
Robb Sandagata
Diane Reed Sawyer
Donalyn Schofield
Darcy Schwartz 
Janet Schwartz
Cynthia Bogues Sellers
Brittany Severance
Mark Spencer 
Robert Steffen
Birgit Straehle
Joshua Swalec
Susan McBriarty Swinand
Tommy Vo
John Vo
Mihoko Wakabayashi
Katie Switzer Walsh
Jill Watts 
James A. Welu 
Peter Wise
Agnes Wyant

And contributing businesses :::

Art Reach 
CC Lowell
Cut or Dye Hair Studio
Fuzzy Pants
Modern Muse
Rabbit Heart Film Festival 
Sahara 
Table Talk Pies 
Trader Joe's
Wegman's