The Box Art tradition continues in its eleventh year, starting with a free preview reception at Hoie Hall at St. Luke's Episcopal Church in East Hampton on Aug. 31. The box art can be previewed on Aug. 31 and Sept. 1 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
On Sept. 10, the 2011 annual Box Art Auction will beheld at the at 4:30 p.m. with the live auction starting at 6 p.m. Bonnie Grice of WPPB 88.3FM Peconic PublicBroadcasting will act as the auctioneer. More than 80 artists, such as Connie Fox, April Gornik, William King, Donald Lipski, Randall Rosenthal, Michelle Stuart, Hans van de Bovenkamp and Frank Wimberley have taken part.
All proceeds will benefit East End Hospice, which provides care formterminally ill patients, their families and loved ones living on the North and South Forks of Long Island, including the Eastern Suffolk County townships of Brookhaven.