Monday, February 1, 2010

Shooshing To A Slope Near You

Vancouver Opera's online auction of custom Prior snowboards, featuring award-winning illustrations by world-renowned artist Edel Rodriguez is almost here!

These one-of-a-kind, signed snowboards will be available in an online auction February 15-25, 2010.

Proceeds will benefit the Young Artist Coaching Intensive program (YACIN)at Vancouver Opera, a program designed to bring the hottest young opera singers together for a week of intense vocal coaching.

About the artist:

Edel Rodriguez was born in Havana, Cuba in 1971. He majored in painting at Pratt Institute (BFA) and Hunter College (MFA). HIs work has appeared in five picture books, on stamps for the US Postal Service and on posters for films and Broadway shows. He is a regular contributor to The New Yorker magazine and was an art director at TIME magazine for over a decade. He has won numerous awards for his illustrations.

~ Ling Chan

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