Feb. 22, 6:30 p.m.
The Kirklin Clinic
Artists will gather to create works of art in the blink of eye during the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center’s annual ArtBLINK Gala 2014 on Feb. 22. The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Kirklin Clinic, 2000 Sixth Ave. South in Birmingham. Seventeen local artists will work in a variety of media to create masterpieces in 90 minutes. The artwork will then be sold at a silent auction. Funds from the gala go toward the center’s research efforts. Participating artists are Thomas Andrew, Ahmad Austin, Nada Boner, David Boyd, Gary Chapman, Joan Curtis, Kate Merritt Davis, Vicki Denaburg, Randy Gachet, Lila Graves, Darius Hill, Carol Misner, David Nichols, Linda Ellen Price, Michael Swann, Paul Ware and Robine Wright. The evening will also include a cocktail dinner provided by Kathy G & Company and dancing to the music of the Rock Candy Band. Tickets are $150. Dress is black-tie optional. Valet and deck parking will be available for guests. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.uab.edu/artblink or call 934-0282.