Artists' sale helps Rehab Hospital promote art as therapy for patients
COURTESY REHAB HOSPITAL
Joey Caldarone shows off an abstract painting to be sold at the "Young Artists Helping Young Artists" event.
The second annual "Young Artists Helping Young Artists" happens from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Compadres Bar & Grill.
Volunteer students have assembled a collection of works for a sale to benefit the Louis Vuitton Creative Art Program at the Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific, which allows disabled individuals to find therapy and self-expression through the visual arts.
Works will be sold by artists Andrew Svec, Daniel Ledesma, Andrew Byran, Zak Noyle, Peter Aldan, Trent Parker, Joey Caldarone and Stephanie Bond. Ann Yoshida, a spinal cord injury patient, will also sell her handmade jewelry.
Entertainment will be by Jeff Peterson, Manoa DNA and Brother Noland.
Tickets are $30 and include pupu buffet. They can be purchased at the Rehab Hospital, Compadres or by calling 591-8307.