Auction Item #10
Sponsor: Friend of the Forest
Designers: Brenda Arend, Lead Designer; Emily Arend and Amanda Shier
Description: This beautiful tree is adorned in gold and white, with fun pops of red, making a lovely display for any location. Soft toned ornaments coupled with doves send messages of peace for the Christmas season. The winning bidder also receives an original 16″ x 20″ painting on canvas titled “winter doves” by Ben Mann, a popular Washington state artist with a busy studio in Bellingham. Mann is known for his whimsical, feel-good style, and this unique piece can be enjoyed year-round. In addition, the winner will take home a 2023 calendar of Ben’s art as well as an assortment of note cards featuring Olympia’s capital building, flowers and birds.