Monday, May 20, 2024


UPDATE: Here is the link to purchase the remaining Sunflowers for Ukraine event held last Saturday. (CLICK HERE)

More than 60 local artists including members of Plano Art Association and Richardson Civic Art Society have created beautiful sunflower-themed artwork that will be up for auction this Saturday. 

And, the cause could not be more important: helping the people of Ukraine with medical and humanitarian support. One hundred percent of winning bids will go to this cause though the charity, Sunflower of Peace. (See their website.)

The sunflower is the official flower of Ukraine and serves as a symbol for the struggle of that besieged country. 

Here are details about the event:

The auction will be hosted at event1013 from 10:30 to 8:00 on the April 16. A silent auction will be from 10:30 till 5:00. A live auction is scheduled for 5:00 featuring selected artworks.

Event features:

• A performance by members of Plano Symphony Orchestra 

• A noted Ukrainian singer soloist will perform

• Ukrainian merchandise will be on sale

• Sunflower seed packets will be offered for donations

• Wearable Sunflower lapel pens will be offered for donations

• A Ukrainian representative from Sunflower of Peace will speak

Location: event1013, 1013 15th Street, Downtown Plano, Texas 75074

Date: Saturday, April 16

Times: Silent Auction 10:30 am till 5:00 pm; Live Auction at 5:00 pm; bidders pick up art until 8:00 pm. (Other arrangements can be made if necessary.)

Artwork: Sunflower-themed paintings, drawings, art prints, photographs and  3-dimensional art.

For more information, contact 

Gene Dillard at  214-403-9171

Gaby Pruitt at 214-549-1283