Gift Guide: Greene County Council On the Arts’ Deck of Art Cards

PLAYING WITH A FULL DECK @ Greene County Council on the Arts

It’s a deck of cards…
It’s an art collection…
WAIT! It’s both…

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As part of “Playing with a Full Deck”, an upcoming art exhibition slated to open at the Greene County Council on the Arts’ Catskill Gallery on Saturday, January 18, the Arts Council has hit upon a unique fundraiser.

It’s a deck of cards created by an array of Hudson Valley artists including Portia Munson, Matt Bua, Sarah Haze, Hudson Talbot, William Jaeger, William Jaeger, Deborah Artman, Erika Klein, Barbara Baxter, Stephanie McMahon, Asa Ryder, Polly Law, Leslie Bender, Julie Chase, Michael Oatman and many more.

The deck of 54 artist cards comes in two sizes:

POCKET SIZE ART COLLECTION
54 ARTIST-DESIGNED POKER-SIZED PLAYING CARDS IN A CUSTOM BOX
Edition of 500
2 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ cards
$35 if ordered prior to January 18, 2013 (call 518.943-3400 or email gcca@greenearts.org)

DELUXE SIZE ART COLLECTION
54 ARTIST-DESIGNED POKER-SIZED PLAYING CARDS IN A CUSTOM BOX
with a document signed by all of the artists
Edition of 25
3 1/2″ x 3 3/4″ cards
$100

In addition, the Arts Council is also selling t-shirts for $35, featuring Joe Stefko’s design for the ace of diamonds.

Or if you want to go really big this holiday season, you might purchase a set of four engravings by Kiki Smith, in a limited edition of nine. There’s only one set still available at $1600, to benefit the Arts Council.

ALSO FROM THE GIFT GUIDE:
WEXT-FM’s 2014 Local 518 Music Scene Calendar
Mike Gent’s CD, The Rapid Shave
George Saunders’ Short Story Collection “Tenth of December”

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