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Second Inspired Soles, A stiletto shoe auction to benefit Artlink Phoenix

Back by popular demand among patrons and local artists – it’s the Second Inspired Soles stiletto art show and auction to benefit Artlink. If you’re one of the artists/designers who participated in this show last year, we hope you’ll do it again. If you’re new to this event, just know this was a blockbuster success that generated widespread news coverage and traffic at our gallery’s official grand opening. Artists loved it because it was a packed house, and they made some great new connections with clients.

It’s easy and fun to participate!  Just like last year, we’ll provide the stilettos. You provide the inspiration!

What:  Inspired Soles – a stiletto art show and auction to benefit Artlink.  Throughout the month of April the gallery will showcase stilettos created by local artists, designers and celebrities!

Who:  Custom-decorated stilettos are being procured from local designers, artists and celebrities. The show is being produced and promoted by BJC Public Relations and Torres Marquez Communications, two women-owned public relations agencies that really know how to draw a great First Friday crowd. They also share office space in the two levels located above the 6th Avenue Gallery.

Desert Flower by Colleen-Steinberg.

When:  The stilettos will be unveiled and auctioned on April 5, during First Friday in Downtown Phoenix. The stilettos will remain on display throughout the month of April. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Artlink Phoenix, a nonprofit organization dedicated to linking artists, business and the public to better understand, appreciate and promote the thriving arts community in Central Phoenix.

Where:  The 6th Avenue Gallery is located on the southwest corner of Sixth Avenue and McKinley, one block south of Roosevelt. The gallery is in the basement level of the building.


Here is a step-by-step guide for your participation in the stiletto art show:

____    Order your stiletto shoe by calling BJC Public Relations at (602) 277-9530, x232. If your design requires more than one stiletto, please let us know how many, and we’ll do our best to provide what you need.

____    BJC Public Relations will deliver the shoe to you.

____    Design your stiletto. Enough said!

____    Complete the “Art and Artist Information Form” (ask BJC Public Relations to forward one to you)

____    Return your stiletto and the “Art and Artist Information Form” to:

BJC Public Relations
650 N. 6th Avenue
Phoenix, Arizona  85003
(602) 277-9530, x232

____    TIP #1: if you ship via FedEx – select the 3-day option – it’s cheaper and often arrives in a day

____    Email or call BJC Public Relations with the TRACKING number of your shipment. Our email is:

____    Stiletto submissions are due Friday, March 29.

____    TIP #2 (EARLY BIRDS GET THE WORM). If you would like your stiletto art featured in our publicity efforts, we need to have your submission in our hands by March 15.  So do yourself a favor, and create your work of art the minute you get inspiration. And be sure to get some home videos of YOU creating your work of art that we can share on our Facebook page.

Images provided by BJC Public Relations.