An evening of arts-related entertainment in Lawrence's Warehouse Arts District. You and 5 of your friends can schedule a night to join artist John Sebelius at the SeedCo Gallery for a private viewing of his show, "Powerful Women" and he will join you for a lovely complimentary dinner and drinks for 7 (alcoholic drinks will be extra) at Lawrence Beer Company in their Private Event Room following the tour. The Cider Gallery will be providing 2 bottles of wine for you to enjoy during your gallery tour, as well as a few appetizer plates to share with the group. Gallery tour time can be up to 45 minutes. A portion of the sales from the "Powerful Women" exhibition will be donated to The Willow.
Make sure to RSVP for our Live Auction online so you can start bidding on this wonderful experience package as soon as we go live on June 13th!
About John Sebelius
John Sebelius is an interdisciplinary artist who holds a MFA from the University of Kansas and BFA with honors from Rhode Island School of Design. Sebelius's work has been featured in: Harper's, Express, DETAILS, Review, CNN, Aspen Daily News, The Washington Post, and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. John has shown work in Gallery Two (Sydney, Australia), Woods-Gerry Gallery (Providence, RI), Vermont Studio Center (Johnson, VT), Kansas City Artists Coalition, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and had a solo exhibition at the Gonzo Museum (Aspen, CO). Sebelius's short documentaries have screened at Austin Film Festival, Tallgrass Film Festival, Virginia Film Festival, Free State Film Festival, and The American School of Kinshasa in Democratic Republic of Congo.
The citizens of Lawrence, KS voted him the Best Artist of 2017 and The Kansas City Chiefs selected him as the featured artist for My Cause, My Cleats 2018 and 2019. Sebelius' art program Artistic Expressions Healing Arts Initiative was created in 2016 as an art class for veterans who experienced military related trauma. This innovative art program has been taught at West Los Angeles VA Hospital (CA), Osawatomie State Hospital (KS), The Stress Disorder Treatment Program (Colmery-O'Neil VA Hospital, Topeka, KS), Bert Nash Mental Health Center (Lawrence, KS), First Step at Lake View (DCCCA Women Treatment Facility, Lawrence, KS), VFW Post 1650 (Topeka, KS), and Warriors' Ascent (Kansas City, MO); and awarded a Rocket Grants (Spencer Museum, Charlotte Street Foundation, and Andy Warhol Foundation of Visual Art) in 2018 and TOPArts Grant (ARTSConnect) in 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2021. Sebelius currently serves as Artist-In-Residence at Cofrin Logan Center for Addiction Research and Treatment at University of Kansas and lives with his wife Allie, daughter Monroe, and dog Norman in East Lawrence.