Pop artist Burton Morris painting to benefit American Red Cross
by Sharon Adams
Sun, Jan 18, 2009, 12:09 PM
Pop Artist Burton Morris Creates Original Artwork for Mardi Gras Masquerade 2009
Only 400 chance ticketswill be sold at $50 each for the original artwork
All money raised benefits American Red Cross – Dallas Area Chapter
Artwork featured now with Burton Morris' show at Samuel Lynne Galleries at 1105 Dragon Street in Dallas.
Pop artist Burton Morris, the artist whose artworks are in the show FRIENDS - remember the coffee shop scenes with the painting of the coffee cup with the swirl of steam coming out on top – has created an original artwork for Mardi Gras Masquerade 2009 benefiting the American Red Cross – Dallas Area Chapter.
“We are excited and grateful for not only the generosity of Burton Morris, but JD Miller and Phil Romano, owners of Samuel Lynne Galleries,” said Maggie Cooke Kipp and Katy Sevier, co-chairs of Mardi Gras Masquerade. “The gallery came on board the minute we mentioned Burton’s name. They have stepped forward to participate in a HUGE way with Morris and the American Red Cross, agreeing to exhibit Morris’ first ever show in Dallas January 17th through February 7th."
Valued at $20,000, only 400 chance tickets for the original Burton Morris painting will be sold at $50 each and can be purchased through the American Red Cross website here. Or you can purchase the painting outright through the website, as well.
Morris donating 100% of the proceeds of chance ticket sales of the original painting back to the American Red Cross.
Be sure to join us on Saturday, January 31st at the House of Blues for either the entire evening and/or the special after party. Tickets are by reservation only and will not be sold at the door. All benefits from the Mardi Gras Masquerade 2009 benefit the Dallas Area Chapter of the American Red Cross.All Red Cross services support our mission of helping families prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies.Our Congressional Charter mandates two services: Disaster Services and Armed Forces Emergency Services.In addition to these, the Dallas Area Red Cross offers a wide variety of humanitarian, educational, and health and safety programs to the more than 4.1 million people in our twelve-county service area.
Details about the chance ticket sales of the Burton Morris painting and Mardi Gras Masquerade 2009 can be found at the American Red Cross website:
and see attached fact sheet. Burton Morris: Visit his website at