Artists Work to Benefit The Tristesse Grief Center

Over 25 acclaimed artists will feature their work to benefit The Tristesse Grief Center at the ARTSCAPE fundraiser.

By: Susan Halfacre Bramsch | Category: Special Interest | Issue: April 2010

Susan Bramsch, Michelle Firment Reid and Tishey Miller, ARTSCAPE chairperson, ­invite you to their fundraiser on April 25 benefitting The Tristesse Grief Center.

Susan Bramsch, Michelle Firment Reid and Tishey Miller, ARTSCAPE chairperson, ­invite you to their fundraiser on April 25 benefitting The Tristesse Grief Center.

Over 25 acclaimed artists will feature their work to benefit The Tristesse Grief Center at the ARTSCAPE fundraiser at The Silo Event Center at Redberry Farm on Sunday, April 25, 2010, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The Silo Event Center at Redberry Farm, just 15 minutes from downtown Tulsa, is located on the picturesque acreage which once was the homestead of Tecumseh Perryman, one of the many early settlers in what would become Tulsey Town. The event will include a live auction conducted by auctioneer Jay Litchfield, and a silent auction of art, vacations, personal chef dinners and more. Event patrons will be able to enjoy fabulous cuisine by Executive Chef Jeffrey Stark and live music by The Glyders.

“This event has a fantastic reputation of combining incredible art and wonderful festivities to support a very beneficial community service, The Tristesse Grief Center,” explains Tishey Miller, ARTSCAPE chairperson. “This is our seventh annual event, and we are excited to showcase some of Oklahoma’s favorite, talented artists.”

The Tristesse Grief Center is a non-profit organization whose mission is to create a safe, caring community where bereaved families know they are not alone; to provide professionally facilitated support groups, individual counseling and specialized programs for grieving children, teens and adults; and to be the primary community resource for providing comprehensive grief support, advocacy and education. Since its inception, the Center has provided services to those who are grieving, regardless of age, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, religion or cultural background.  

The event patrons are Advance Research Chemicals, Inc.; Air Cleaning Tech; American Overhead Door; Apache Corporation; Asphalt & Fuel Supply; Bank of Oklahoma, N.A.; Beck Design; CFR, Inc.; Cimarron Technology; The Crossing Wine & Spirits; Fred Daniel & Sons, Inc.; GableGotwals; George Kaiser Family Foundation; The Gonsalves Family; KWB Oil Property Management; James and Debbie Miller Curtis; Jim Ruley & Co., Inc.; Sideways; Robert Stewart; Tulsa Plastics; and Walsh Branding.

Participating artists include: Margaret Aycock, Sara Bowerstock, Pam Clifton, Colin Cumming, Sandy Dittman, Kim Donor, Candace Kenyon-Dove, Elizabeth Downing, Claudia Doyle, Joanna Duck, Dora Durland, Jody Ellison, Jean Fausser, Alice Moreland-Flowers, Joy Frangiosa, Linda Lewis Grisette, Leanne Gross, Lilli Land, Josh New, Penny Painter, Lisa Regan, Michelle Firment Reid, Leslie Swiggart, Steve Tomein, Shawn Wilson, Jim Ulrich, and Jason Zaloudik.

Tickets for ARTSCAPE are $75 per person or $125 per couple and may be purchased by contacting The Tristesse Grief Center at (918) 587-1200.

For more information, contact

The Tristesse Grief Center

3930 E. 31st St.
Tulsa, OK 74135
(918) 587-1200


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