Introducing Youth Image Project at The Walking Man Frame Shop & Gallery
Please join The Walking Man Frame Shop & Gallery for a fundraising event and introduction of Youth Image Project! YIP’s mission is to empower at-risk teenagers by providing photographic training with which they can share their personal vision, expand their skill sets and advance their life opportunities.
The basics of event…
What: Presenting donated works from local, regional and internationally-renowned documentary photographers in support of Youth Image Project. Participate in a raffle and silent auction for the opportunity to take home a professionally framed print with 100% of all proceeds benefiting YIP. Learn more about the program, mission and commitment to local youth and meet YIP staff and board members. Learn how you can become involved or just stop by to say hello!!
When: Thursday, May 5 2011 6-9PM
Where: The Walking Man Frame Shop & Gallery, 305 Baker Avenue, Whitefish, MT
More about the gallery event…
Dozens of award-winning photographers will be featured, whose works have appeared in publications such as The New York Times, Newsweek and National Geographic as well as student work from similar successful existing educational photographic programs around the country.
Thank you to all the photographers, Visual People Design, Photo Video Plus and The Walking Man Frame Shop & Gallery for all the kind donations given in support of this event!!
Local supporters include Healing Arts Project, Youth Court Services, CASA for Kids and Child & Family Services.
For more information contact Jennifer DeMonte @ (406) 270-3377 or visit the website at http://www.youthimageproject.org
Lido Vizutti-Flathead Beacon Photographer
Slope of Horses-Jennifer DeMonte-Executive/Program Director of Youth Image Project
Images in banner-faces kindly “borrowed” from local Whitefish youth!!