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Dear Fleisher, 4 x 6 Inches of Art

Join us for our biennial fundraising exhibition and sale of artwork, showcasing more than 550 works of art by 300 artists from Philadelphia and beyond. Artists submit original postcard-sized works in a wide range of media and styles, each of which is exhibited anonymously until sold at an affordable price of $50 at a public sale on Sunday, November 16 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. All proceeds benefit Fleisher’s mission of providing access to art for all, through classes, exhibits, and community programs.

Preview Party
Friday, November 14, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

There’s just one opportunity to see this amazing show in its entirety - at the Dear Fleisher Preview Party on Friday, November 14. Enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and conversation as we kick-off Dear Fleisher weekend. While no work will be available for purchase at the Preview Party, you will have the chance to enter a raffle of separately contributed works of art donated by our honorary committee of artists: Mohamed Bourouissa, Astrid Bowlby, Amze Emmons, and Elizabeth Osborne. Each work is beautifully framed by Ursula Hobson Fine Art Framing.

Sponsorships and tickets for the Preview Party are available online now.

Exhibition and Sale
Sunday, November 16, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
List of participating artists

Art enthusiasts new and seasoned will stream through Fleisher's galleries to purchase more than 730 works on a first-come, first-served basis in a lively, fun-filled atmosphere. Flying Fish Brewing Company is the event's generous beer sponsor and Whole Foods Market will be on-site with coffee and dessert samples so don't miss this chance to eat, drink, and bring home incredible works of original art! Limited-edition merchandise will also be available for purchase.

The line for Dear Fleisher, forms early! Come by between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. for music from Settlement Music School students and food trucks! Peddler Coffee and Foolish Waffles will be in front of Fleisher on Catharine Street.

Thank you to the Dear Fleisher, sponsors:

Dear Fleisher, $5,000+
Frank P. Louchheim

We're having a wonderful time! $2,500+
Jolley Bruce Christman
Gabriele Lee

The weather's great. $1,000+
Carole Haas Gravagno
C. Scott & Danielle Kulicke
Margot & James Lebovitz

Wish you were here! $500+
Alex & Charlie Beitz
Frances E. Dalton & Sam Little
Susan & Mark Dinneen
Carol Mager & Jim Donohue
Julia & Les Dutton
Robert & Penny Fox
Dani & Mike Geraci
Liz Price

In-Kind Donations
C. Scott & Danielle Kulicke
Oggi Salon and Spa
Optique
Pig Iron Theatre Company
Serpico
Stephen Gould Corporation
Tabledeckers
Taws Can Do
Ursula Hobson Fine Art Framing

Sponsors as of October 16

Photos from Dear Fleisher, 2012 Exhibition and Sale.  © Karl Seifert – www.KarlsPortfolio.com.