Benefit Art Show: "The Art of Climbing"

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Illustration by Renan Ozturk.

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The Art of Climbing: Art Show with Slide Show by Mark Synnott is coming to the Salyards Center for the Arts on November 9, 2007. Proceeds from the event, featuring artwork and literature with climbing themes, will benefit Kismet Rock Foundation and the newly renovated Salyards Center for the Arts. The evening will begin at 6:00 at Salyards Center for the Arts, located at 110 Main Street, Conway, NH next to the Conway Historical Society and across the street from the town park. Featured work will have a distinct slant towards the culture of climbing. At 7:30, world renowned The North Face athlete Mark Synnott, a long time local to the Mount Washington Valley, will present a slideshow about his globe-spanning adventures. A $10 suggested donation will be accepted at the door and artwork and books will be for sale with proceeds equally benefiting Kismet and Salyards. For more information about The Art of Climbing event, including contributing as an artist, contact Heidi Lewis, Kismet Rock Foundation: 603-383-9928 or www.kismetrockfoundation.org

Contributing artists to include: Stan Bodkins George Bouret Dick Devellian Anne Garland AJ Jones Emilie Lee Ashley Link Renan Ozturk Kris Pastoriza Brian Post Randy Rackliff Mike Shore Harrison Shull Anne Skidmore Laura Waterman Rick Wilcox Clint Willis Special thanks to Brian Post, Anne Skidmore and Ruthann Brown for volunteer contributions for the event.