Posted by Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) on May 25th, 2007 at 7:58 am
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The event will coincide with the First Thursday art walk on June 7th.
Three artists will use Timbuk2′s Artist Canvas bag as their canvas to create original, one-of-a-kind works of art. The proceeds from sales of the bags will go to local non-profit groups.
Local artist Justin Gorman chose b.i.k.e. as the non-profit he wanted to help. b.i.k.e., which stands for Bicycles and Ideas for Kids’ Empowerment, is a Portland-based non-profit that, “facilitates the development of values and life skills essential for productive citizenship in inner-city youth through bicycling, tutoring, year-round mentoring, and leadership training.”
You can get a sneak peak of Gorman’s design on his website.
Timbuk2 Artists Originals Benefit Event
June 7, 2007 at 7:30 p.m.
at The Cleaners – Ace Hotel
10 SW Stark Street, Portland
UPDATE: A few days ago a reader sent me a current Timbuk2 ad that they felt, “normalizes male sexual conquest of women for market appeal.” Here’s the ad: