Charles Movalli oil painting, "Gloucester" grand prize in March Madness Raffle to benefit Know Breast Cancer

20" c 24" framed oil painting by Charles Movalli

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Gloucester artist, Charles Movalli, has donated a 20″ x 24″ framed oil painting of Gloucester Harbor to benefit the work of the National Breast Cancer Prevention Project.

His gift is donated in memory of the beloved Gloucester artist, Carlene Muniz, who died from complications of breast cancer in 2009 at the age of 61.

On display at ClubXcel in Manchester, MA, until March 7th, at Alexander Westerhoff Antiques in Essex from March 9-16, the Wenham Tea House March 17-23 and Debora Lunt Studio from March 23-29, the painting, valued at $5,000, will be the grand prize in Know Breast Cancer’s March Madness Raffle. Tickets are $25@… and available at seven venues around Cape Ann and on line at www.knowbreastcancer.net A complete listing of ticket venues can be seen at www.knowbreastcancer.net

Along with the Movalli Grand Prize, other luscious offerings will be raffled off, including an original haircut by Debora Lunt of Debora Lunt Studio in Beverly Farms, MA, a 2’x3′ Afghani wool rug from Landry & Arcari of Salem, valued at $250,two framed prints by Lynne Comb of Manchester, and oil paintings by Susie Field and William Fusco

The Raffle drawing will take place at a Gala Fund-raising Reception and Fine Art Sale for Know Breast Cancer, on Saturday April 9th from 4pm-7pm at a private residence in Manchester. Vocals and piano selections from the American Song Book, performed by John Archer of Danvers, MA, will form a backdrop for this private art sale, curated by Bonnie Crane of the Crane Collection, of Cape Ann. Food and libations are being donated by Cape Ann’s leading beverage makers and caterers, under the direction of Gloucester food maven, Timmie Cullen.

Attendees can support Know Breast Cancer’s life saving work by choosing an image of Cape Ann by the late Carlene Muniz, by Movalli, or by Crane Collection artists Don Stone or John Traynor, as well as paintings of Ipswich, Newburyport and Cape Ann by Haverhill artist, Stephen LaPierre, and Gloucester artist, Susie Field.

All proceeds from the March Madness Raffle, the April 9th Gala Reception and Art Sale will benefit Know Breast Cancer’s educational programs, research and forthcoming book, Busting Breast Cancer.

Please support this unique non-profit during our March Madness Raffle and/or our April 9th Reception and Art Sale.

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