By Ariele Johannson
March 27, 2013 (Rancho San Diego)--Heritage of the Americas Museum is presenting a Fine Art Show and Sale on Friday, April 26with an array of art works that will capture the imagination and inspire. Thirteen artists will mingle with the guests including world-renowned artist and global issues speaker Ray “Padre” Johnson.
Padre Johnson has been called a true renaissance man for his diversity of achievements in many fields. His works have been displayed at the United Nations. He was the first American ever invited to display his work at the Royal Palace in the Forbidden City in Beijing, China. He also exhibited here at the grand opening of the Heritage of the Americas Museum and is returning from Cody, Wyoming, to be here for the 20th anniversary
Additional artists will also be featured; for details on other artists see http://www.eastcountymagazine.org/node/12848. The event includes special music by the Chris Klich Jazz Trio and flautist Jim Hannibal. Wine and beer will be served. Great hors d’oeuvres and desserts will be offered by Cupid’s Catering. Donation is $10.00. Please RSVP (see contact information below).
The following day, on April 27, a schedule of events will be held at Heritage of the Americas Museum throughout the day as part of Cuyamaca College’s campus-wide Spring Garden Festival. Each of the 13 artists from the Art Show and Sale is donating one piece to be auctioned. Activities include a Docent-led Tour of the Museum, two Inter-Tribal Dancing Performances, Huichol Bead Art Demonstrations by Rocendo Carrillo, a special presentation by Ray “Padre” Johnson, the Fine Art Auction with Craig Helm, and a Five Choices Dream Raffle Drawing. Tickets for the dream raffle prizes can be purchased at the Museum for $1.00, where the prizes are currently on display.
This special weekend and fundraising events support the Heritage of the Americas Museum, located on the campus of Cuyamaca College, just past The Water Conservation Garden, at 12110 Cuyamaca College Drive West in the Rancho San Diego area of El Cajon, CA. Please call 619-670-5194. Their website is www.cuyamaca.edu/museum.