Citizens Environment Alliance
May 14, 2003
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Citizens Environment Alliance presents its
2ND ANNUAL SMOGFEST ART EXHIBITION & SILENT AUCTION

Windsor, Ontario - As part of the 2nd annual Smogfest events, forty-five local artists showcase work that reflects Windsorís poor air quality and other environmental issues at two locations: Milk Coffee Bar and the Art Gallery of Windsor.

Smogfest Art Exhibition and Silent Auction, May 17 - 30 at Milk Coffee Bar, 68 University Ave. W.
Silent auction ends at 9 pm on Friday, May 30.

Artists include: Mary Atkinson, Julie A. Bell, Bob Art, Leesa Bringas, Christine Burchnall, Kay Byrne, Michael Califano, Amanda Crawford, Rebecca Curran, Rahmi Dadwal, Viva Dadwal, Johnny Deck, Steve Gibb, Susan Gold, Laura Gould, Ken Grahame, Jeff Hasulo, Josephine Hazen, Magdalena Janka-Galea, Suzanne Konyha, Mark Laliberte, Margaret Lawrence, Lisa Liburdi, Grace Manias, Tony Mosna, Victor North, Michael Pavlov, Cindy Radix, Ken Roung, Kathleen Ross, Summer Ross, Linda Renaud Fisher, George Rizok, Denis Robillard, Jen Santos, Amy Sfalcin, Chris Shoust, Gligor Stefanov, John Sturcz, Gord Taylor, Yeqiang Wang, Terrence Whalen, Marlene Westfall, Holly-L. Wolter and Michelle Young.

More Smogfest artwork on display in the studio (2nd floor) of the Art Gallery of Windsor, 401 Riverside Dr. W.,
May 14 - May 30.

Selected works included in the silent auction. All bidding takes place at Milk Coffee Bar.
Artists include: Mary Atkinson, Leesa Bringas, Rebecca Curran, Susan Gold, Laura Gould, Ken Grahame, Margaret Lawrence, and Victor North.

Smogfest Artists talk at the AGW's Fridays Live! May 23 (Fri), 6:30 - 7 pm at Milk; 7 - 9 pm at AGW, 401 Riverside Dr. W. (in conjunction with the Re:Wind exhibition at the AGW)
Meet at Milk Coffee Bar (68 University Ave. West) at 6:30 pm for artistsí tour of the Smogfest exhibition. At 7:00 pm, make your way to the AGW, where youíll see presentations by Smogfest artists as well as more Smogfest artworks in the AGW studio. This evening also features live music by CEA member Harold Atkinson and a collaborative art activity that forges links between Smogfest and the Re: Wind exhibition.


For more information about Smogfest events,
or to arrange an interview with artists or performers,
contact:


Leesa Bringas
Director of Development and Administration,
Citizens Environment Alliance
(519) 973-1116