“FUNDRAISING DINNER for Washington DC Exhibition” 1st February 2005 – 7pm

 Fundraising Dinner for The Macquarie International PAA Exhibition,  Washington DC, 2005.

Organised by Nafisa, Robyn Ross & the Committee

With an exhibition of the 30 paintings travelling to Washington DC the following month.

Guest Speaker: Pat Corrigan

Musicians – Lily Dior with Carl Dewhurst – vocals & guitar

Venue: 7pm at The Dome Restaurant, ArtHouse Hotel, 275 Pitt St, Sydney. 

Tickets available through the Arthouse front desk (02) 9284 1200


Artist- Raelene Sharp - "Katya" oil/canvas

Artist- Raelene Sharp – “Katya” oil/canvas

The fundraising for the Washington DC exhibition, including overseas freight and the printing of catalogues, was a massive undertaking organised by Nafisa Naomi and Robyn Ross and members of the committee. Over 100 guests attended,  enjoying a banquet by the Cordon Bleu chefs at the Dome Restaurant, the superb music by Lily Dior and Carl Dewhurst, the Art Auction, and the lucky door prizes.

As well as those attending the dinner, PAA gratefully acknowledges the support of:


GOLD Sponsors: Nelson Meers Foundation; Shirley Hannon; Shirley Hannon Portrait Prize.

SILVER Sponsors: Holbein Paints Artists Colours; Lasercare; Ultraceuticals, Dr Geoffrey Heber & Dr Deborah Davis.

BRONZE Sponsors: Dr Peter Smeeth; Elizabeth Barden; The Art Store, ACT; H. Donald McInnis; Modern Framing, St Peters NSW.

Special Thanks to: ECC Lighting & Living; Elect Printing; Sally Robinson Art & Design.

Singer - Lily Dior

Soul Singer – Lily Dior and guitarist Carl Dewhurst provided music on the night. 



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