Save the date for next year’s ARTrageous!
June 9, 2018

Check out some highlights from 2017, photos courtesy of Matt Mead and Monica Gustin.

Every corner of the Erie Art Museum will burst with music, performances,
dynamic art, delectable food and signature beverages.

 SoMar Dance Works and Deb Sementelli
transform the front steps with giant kinetic sculptures.
Toast Director, John Vanco, in the Hagen Gallery with champagne
in honor of his 50 year commitment to the institution.
Listen to the sounds of World Beat Jazz from Steve Trohoske’s Ensemble.

Witness an opulent henna tattoo demonstration as done for a
traditional African bride in the ground floor of the Customs House.

Visit the Cashier’s House for the first time and enjoy a performance by
Masood Omari and Abigail Adams Greenway of Tabla For Two
and artist, Bryan Toy’s Paint on Demand.

Explore the 94th Annual Spring Show on display
in the Main Gallery while enjoying art and beer pairings
from Erie Beer Company.

Groove to your own beat with lighted headphones in our
Silent Disco, with DJ John, #1 Fun One!
Followed by a live band to keep your feet moving!

Try your hand at screenprinting with
No Dress Code Studio as they screen print
a memento on-site in the Frenzel Gallery!

Dive into the chocolate and art pairings from
Romolo Chocolates and unwind with music by American Old-Time Roots
with Matt Texter & Lou Nicolia in the Nicholas Gallery lounge.

Stop by the Starlight Photobooth to snap a shot with a John Vanco look-a-like beard!

Enjoy ARTrageous dishes throughout the Museum from Make It Fabulous,
Avantis Restaurant, Bourbon Barrel, Cali’s West Catering,
The Cork 1794, Franco’s Café, and The Plymouth Tavern.

Chill in the Summer heat with an adult sno-cone from
the ART- tini bar and be mesmerized by
live ice sculpting by Bill Sandusky on the patio.

2017 ARTrageous Sponsors:

Platinum ($5,000)
Jon & Sloane Bly
Dovetail Gallery – Gary Cacchione
Great Lakes Insurance Services Group, LLC
JET 24/FOX 66/
Star 104, Rocket 101, 93.9 The Wolf, Bob FM & WJET1400

Gold ($2,500)
Allburn Florist
Erie Beer Company
Erie Community Foundation
Make It Fabulous
McInnes Rolled Rings
Potratz Floral Shop
Printing Concepts, Inc
ROG’S Inc.
Times Publishing Company – Erie Times-News/
UPMC Hamot/UPMC Health Plan

Silver ($1,000)
Allegheny College
Barber National Institute
Burton Funeral Homes
Cascade Park Club
Curtze Food Service
Dahlkemper’s Landscape Architects & Contractors
Domino Insurance Agency, Inc.
Jeff & Neala Eastman/Windward Solutions
Ted & Georgiana Ely
Erie Reader
Hanes Erie, Inc.
Martha & Bill Hilbert Sr.
Dr. Howard & Jane Levin
Little Caesars/Dickey’s Barbecue Pit/Lynn & Dale McBrier
Icing on the Lake
Jefferson Educational Society
John V. Schultz Furniture Company
Mary & Howard Lincoln
Mercyhurst University
Kevin & Susan O’Connell
Bette & John Reilly
Al & Peggy Richardson
Romolo Chocolates
Scott Enterprises
Roger & Laurel Taft
Velocity Network

Bronze ($500)
A Friend
Judy Alstadt
Mary Frances Baugh
Gennifer Biggs
Susan Black & Barry Weller
Barbara & Randy Bowers and Jeanne Ward
Kurt Buseck
Michael Butler
Chiampou Travis Besaw & Kershner LLP
Doris Cipolla
Circolo Nazionale Lodge 122
Competitive Gear
Counseling and Assessment Services
Crotty Chevrolet Buick
Michelee A. Curtze
Mary Ellen Dahlkemper & Ed Lesser
Pam & Dave Davis
Dave Hallman Chevrolet
Dr. Baron & Mrs. Diana Denniston
Edinboro University
GBBN/Edge Studio
Erie Homes for Children & Adults, Inc.
Erie’s Original DJ John, #1 Fun One
Erie Uplighting
Jan Friedman & Dr. Ron Spiller
Hal & Mattie Fuller
Thomas & Mary Gamble
Gannon University, Schuster Program for the Arts
Gregg & Julie Garcia
Claire & Rich Giardina
Paul Gitnik
Glass Growers Gallery
Abigail Adams Greenway & Lauder Greenway
Home Instead Senior Care
Julia Horan
Gary & Becky Johnson
Myron & Marlene Jones
Keystone Research Corp.
Mary Jane Kidd and Donna Nicholas
Kitty Koch & Nan Bacon
Knights of St John
Art Laneve
Logistics Plus Inc./Jim Berlin
Marquette Savings Bank
Matt Mead Photography
M Cafe
Bertie & Craig McCune
MacDonald, Illig, Jones & Britton, LLP
Moore Research
Douglas & Deborah Murphy
Nerthling’s Heating & Air Conditioning
Panache Salon & Spa
Penn State Behrend
Stephen & Penelope Porter
Nancy B. Potter and Alexa D. Potter
Premier Conduit
Michael & Anne Rahner
Lee Rexrode & Julie Chacona
Shawn & Sharon Rooney
Greg Sorce/HBKS Wealth Advisors
Wm. T. Spaeder Co. Inc.
Jim & Sharon Stoik
Michael Tkach & William Lechner
Trolley Line Vineyards Ltd.
Michael & Craige Pepper Victor
Wagner Giblin Insurance
Herm & Lynn Weber
Eleanor Weisman & Jay Hanes
Whistle Stop Antique Mall
Andrea Wood Art Management
Greg & Heather Yahn

Delectable Sponors
Avantis Restaurant
Bourbon Barrel
Cali’s West Catering
The Cork 1794
Franco’s Cafe
The Plymouth Tavern

Special Thanks
Eileen Cutri
Dusckas Funeral Home, Inc.
Emily George
Jennifer Dobbs Hill
Bruce Katsiff

Floyd & Judy Lawrence
Lou Nicolia
Pediatric Dentistry
Presque Isle Tent & Table
Slovak National Club
Starlight Photo Booth
Matt Texter
Finish Thompson

Thank you for your thoughtful consideration. If you have any questions about the Erie Art Museum
or this sponsorship opportunity, don’t hesitate to email Christine Eddy, Director of Development, or call ph 814.459.5477.

John Vanco has been with the Erie Art Museum for 50 years. On June 10th, John was celebrated at ARTrageous. Take a look at this video celebrating John and some of the people he has touched over the years.

Videography by ErieMultimedia

Photos from ARTrageous 2016!