Celebrity Artist William Quigley donates prints from his limited edition series to the Seeds of Africa Fund to be auctioned off at their February 13th Star Studded Charity event in New York City.

New York, NY (PressExposure) February 08, 2012 -- William Quigley has shown internationally since the early 1990s in Galleries, Museums Art Fairs such as ArtBasel. His work has also been featured in several media interviews including NBC Dateline, ABC televisions "life styles of the rich and famous" with George Hamilton. He was 2007 VH1 visual artist of the Year, started the now annual Boarding for Breast Cancer Art show in 2004, and had his first show with Andy Warhol at Henry S. McNeil's gallery in 1985.

Seeds of Africa Fund is very excited to present a Rare Limited Edition Print from NY/LA Artist William Quigley. Each created at Boston University Press from a series of paintings of Abraham Lincoln, Michael Jordan, and an 8ft original Audrey Hepburn, owned by Robert Beal, one of Boston's top Real Estate Developers and Art Collectors.

Started with Fresh Paved Skater Jeff Gaites, the now annual Boarding for Breast Cancer Art show in 2004, and had his first show with Andy Warhol at Henry S. McNeil's gallery in 1985.

This piece will be shown and placed for auction Monday February 13th, 2012 at the Seeds of Africa Fund's Spread the Seed event in New York City. Proceeds raised will be used to build a school in Zimbabwe: Seeds of Africa Knowledge Center

Cocktail Reception at 7 - 8pm, Auction starts at 8pm, Open Bar, Hors d'oeuvre, Networking, Raffle, and Silent Auction, Attire: Red, White, and Black.

Grand Piano for the evening will be played by Michael Graye. Music selections Liam McMullan and Michael Demby. The Date Auction hosted by Alicia Marie Rivers and silent auction handled by Herb Mauthner of Mountain Auctions.

There will be a Special African dance performance by Imperial Music and Dance featuring cast members from the hit Broadway musical FELA!

Martin Ganda, President of Seeds of Africa Fund, commented: "We are very excited and honored to have world renowned artist William Quigley donate some of his prized pieces to help raise money to build a school in Zimbabwe. William Quigley's generosity in sharing his expert talent will go a long way in touching lives of children who will benefit from the Seeds of Africa Knowledge Center. We hope that other artists emulate what William has done - sharing his talent and work to help others."

William is on the Directors Board of the Children's Museum of NY, donating extensively too many foundations and causes especially Edwin Gould, CMA (Children's Museum NY), and Haiti. From 1999-2007 designed stages, albums, t-shirts and performed as dancer "Mr. Wiggles" with Pete Francis, pianist Paul Tillotson, and the band Dispatch, who went on to do a benefit 3 night Sellout Concert at Madison Square Garden donating over a $1million dollars to Zimbabwe.

Celebrity Guests include

Seeds of Africa Ambassador Katelyn Lane-Halpern and Jason Halpern

Donald Trump and Melania Trump

Adam Brody

Ashley Cole

Byron Payne

Daniel Radcliffe

David Blaine

Jean Dujardin

Kirsten Dunst

Michael Fredo

Ruben Del Cano Ruffo

Peyman Umay

Jessica Campbell

William Quigley

Yves Aubry

Hosting Committee

Alexa Winner

Alicia Marie Rivers

Amanda Slavin

Ana Berry

Bukola Are

Busi Mlambo

Farai Simoyi

Ivy Lee

Josh Ehrke

Liam McMullan and Aesha Waks

Lauren Grafer

Katelyn Lane-Halpern

Malik So Chic

Martin Ganda

Michael Fredo and Renee Dominique

Michelle Mitchell

Michelle Travis

Mosaka Williamson

Oz Sultan

Paula Schaeffer

Steve Shaw

Tabber Benedict

Tendi Muchenje

Tobi Rubinstein Schneier

DrShireen Fernandez

Alex Harris

Thomas Pink

Maggie Delany

Herbert Charles Delany

Seeds of Africa Fund is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization

Event info [http://www.seedsofafrica.com/spreadtheseed/index.html]

For more information on the project and other ways to contribute please contact Seeds of Africa Fund at manager@seedsofafrica.com

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