Tuesday, November 20, 2012
The Bite of the Gorge will be back later, but plates are ready now.
Elegant plates made by 12 Gorge artists will go to silent auction for the next two weeks as a benefit for the Columbia Gorge Arts in Education program (CGAIE.)
The plates can be seen Nov. 23 to Dec. 1 at the Gallery at 301, at 301 Oak St. in Hood River.
All proceeds go to support CGAIE, which provides art education and outreach in schools throughout the Gorge.
The Bite of the Gorge had been scheduled for last spring and then cancelled, but the plates had already been made, according to Shelley Toon Hight of CGAIE.
Look for the reinvented Bite of the Gorge on a date to be announced in fall 2013, according to Hight. Instead of going to one location, attendees will move from restaurant to restaurant, vendor to vendor.
The sale of art plates has been a part of The Bite of the Gorge since its inception in 2001.
The plates this year are done by Robyn Johnsen, Peggy Dills Kelter, Suzanne Lee, Mimi Macht, Mark Nilsson, Cathleen Rehfield, Sheila Ford Richmond, Barbara Schuppe, Peny Wallace, and Polly Wood.
The display and auction are just part of the art offerings on view at the gallery, housed in the former city administration building.
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