Tickets on sale for Center for Visual Arts Celebration, April 5

March 24, 2014

Media Release


CLEMSON – Tickets are on sale now for the Clemson University Center for Visual Arts (CVA) Celebration, a social event with fine art, food and music that supports art student research, internships, residency programs and student-generated curatorial projects.

This year’s Celebration will be at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, April 5, with the theme “In the Garden” and celebrates the beginnings of warm weather and springtime. Alumna Jane Robelot will be emcee for the evening. More than 100 unique works of fine art will be available for purchase through a silent auction featuring paintings, sculptures, jewelry and more from regional and national artists.

The Celebration will be at the Madren Conference Center. Dress will be cocktail attire. This event is made possible by the Friends of the Center for Visual Arts.

The community is encouraged to purchase tickets now until March 27 to receive the discounted price of $75 each.  Tickets will be available for $85 after this date leading up to the Celebration.  The community is also encouraged to become Friends of the Center for Visual Arts and purchase tickets quickly, as there is a limited supply to ensure attendance at this popular event. All tickets will be held at the door.

To become a sponsor contact, Denise Woodward-Detrich (864) 656-3883,

For more information about the event, visit


Event sponsors
The following businesses and individual sponsors made this event possible: LeRoy and Gerrie Adams; Aesthetics; John and Jodie Allen; Allen’s Creations; Auction Services, LTD; President and Mrs. James F. Barker; Larry and Mary Bowman;  Blue Ridge Security Solutions; Walter and Grace Cook; Kathy Edwards; Catherine Hayes; Ernie and Pat Briel; Carolina Ceramics; College of Architecture Arts and Humanities; Conference Center an Inn; Sydney Cross; Estates; Dean Rick Goodstein; The Journal; Martine LaBerge and Paul F. Joseph;The Lunney House Museum; Mountain View Medical Imaging; Oconee Federal; Philip H. Prince and Mrs. Martha Grigsby; Carla and Mitch Norville; Jane Robelot; Ernest “E” and Flora Riley; Greg Shelnutt, Ellen Gardiner and Emily Shelnutt; Elisa Kay Sparks; Anna Tollison; Hack and Cheryl Trammell; Jerry and Sally Trapnell; Mike Vatalaro and Roxanne Chase; Waldrop; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Whorton; Wendy’s; Charlie White; and Boo and John Wilson.