NEWS///SHEPARD FAIREY SELLS HIMSELF FOR CHARITY

February 26, 2010  |  art, Charity Case, News, Shepard Fairey

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All hooker jokes aside, ST buddy SHEPARD FAIREY is currently auctioning off his services as a portrait artist on CHARITYBUZZ.COM, with all proceeds from the sale going to benefit THE ART OF ELYSIUM, a nonprofit organization that encourages actors and artists to donate their time to children battling serious medical conditions. The winning bidder (currently at $4,250 with almost six days to go) will have their portrait created by the Obama campaign artist sometime between July–August 2010. Reports that Sarah Palin is currently the top bidder remain unconfirmed. An original artwork by Fairey, "Burmese Monk," is also currently for sale on the site with proceeds benefitting the charity. In January, Shep was celebrated as the year's "visionary" at the Art of Elysium’s "Heaven" charity gala party. Bid now...

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