The Art Of Skateboarding, Charity Auction

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Guapo Skateboards presents an evening of art, skateboarding, and infinite fun benefiting the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital For Children and St.Philip's School & Community Center.

Guapo Skateboards proudly announces the Art of Skateboarding. An event that will showcase over 120 skateboards designed by celebrity artists, graphic/interior designers, local artists and St.Philip's students. Each of these skateboard decks will be available for purchase during the evenings live auction. Proceeds from the sales of these boards will benefit the Texas Scottish Rite Children's Hospital. and St. Philip's School and Community Center.

A winning student design from the St.Philip's School & Community Center will also be announced. The winner will receive the "2008 Art of Skateboarding Award" and a United States Savings Bond for their future college fund.

The evenings speakers will be Founder of Guapo Skateboards, Al Coker and Jon Comer Honorary Chairman/Professional Skateboarder.

The event is being held at the Janette Kennedy Gallery inside SouthSide on Lamar, June 20, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $25.00. For more information contact Bri Crum at 760.250.8518.

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Celebrity designers that will be featured are:
Tony Hawk - Pro Skateboarder
Rob Brinkley - Papercity - Graphic Designer
Sam Saladino - Designer
Tim Flannery - Director Of Advertising, Neiman Marcus
Tom Currie - Acrylic, Mixed Media
Jason Searcy - DVS Apparel Designer
Ken Downing - Fashion Director, Neiman Marcus
Kettle Art Gallery Artists
Nicholas Viallba - Nicolas Couture - Fashion Designer
Abi Ferrin - Clothing Designer
Bucky Lasek - Pro Skateboarder
Corey Sheppard - Pro Skateboarder/artist
Derek Smalling - Indian Urban Artist
Niven Morgan - Fragrance Designer

The Event is Sponsored by - Guapo Skateboards, Al Coker and Associates,
SouthSide On Lamar, PaperCity, C&S Skate Shop, Dallas Nomads, Kettle Art Gallery and SkyyMedia.

About Guapo Skateboards
Guapo Skateboards http://www.guaposkateboards.com is a Dallas, Texas based company, for skaters, by skaters, with the goal of furthering the art form and bringing life to the idea that "the best skater is the one having the most fun."

Contact:
Al Coker
President and Founder
Guapo Skateboards
Phone: 214 808 4144

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