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17q12 Art Show Reception – RSVP Here
November 16, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Please join us for a reception at Positive Exposure 109 on November 16th from from 5pm- 8pm to view the art, meet people in the 17q12 community, and place final bids in a silent auction. As space is limited, you must RSVP for this event!
You can also already view and bid on the art at
All proceeds from the Art Auction benefit the 17q12 Foundation in their goal to create a medical registry. The 17q12 Foundation represents individuals and families with chromosome 17q12 microdeletion syndrome and microduplication syndrome. Both syndromes involve the genes on the long arm (q arm) of chromosome 17 at position 12 (one-two). Impacts of the syndromes vary, but they can include neurodevelopmental: intellectual abilities ranging from typical to severe disability, speech delay, motor delay, autism spectrum disorder, seizures, hypotonia (low muscle tone), single or underdeveloped kidneys, kidney cysts, MODY-5 early onset diabetes, and more.
The medical registry is a crucial step in beginning research for these syndromes and hopefully developing better treatments and understanding. Your donations will go a long way in having real-life affects for people living with these syndromes!
Thanks to the many talented artists and photographers who have donated their work to the auction:
Photography by: Tom Hearn, Rick Casados, D. Randall Blythe, BJ Papas, Ryan Vizzions, Rennie Solis, Kate Simon, Tiffany Hagler Geard, Sam Tischler, Annick Sjobakken, Jim Crowley, Aaron Sevenzeroeight, Lindsay Parks, Michael Mulley
Paintings and prints by: Leo Gonzales, Aaron B. Turner, Albert Zalma, Aroe77, Scott Sjobakken, Frank Buffalo Hyde, Margaret Keane, Rick Parker, Derek Yaniger, Dave Berg, Shag, Christopher Merlyn, Demian Cervera, Johnny Brito, Jessica Ortiz, Guido Baldini, Agata Surma & Hector Guillen, AV One, David Alexi Hernandez, Barbara Haeger, Jeffrey Pitt, Gina Albano, Alex Chavez
Thank you also to Burt Kearns and Gillian McCain for their art donations.