2020 Arts & Appetizers Brenham ISD Education Foundation

The BISD Education Foundation raised $49,761 at the 15th annual Arts and Appetizers event on Thursday, February 28. Emerging artists from the Brenham Independent School District showcased and auctioned off their brilliant pieces of art during the event held in the ballroom at Ant Street Inn.

Photo credit: Brian Weeks

proceeds from the event are distributed to BISD art students, BISD art programs and used to fund classroom mini-grants for teachers in brenham publuc schools.

The audience and support for this year’s event was one of the largest to date. Multiple sponsors, local officials, community members, parents, and BISD staff filled the ballroom in support of the BISD art students and Brenham Public Schools. The crowd’s boasting energy and generous support made this the most successful Arts and Appetizers Event thus far.

Photo credit: Brian Weeks

Jill Rosenbaum’s piece “A MOMENT OF SILENCE" drew the highest bid from artwork during the live auction and was purchase for $1,800 by Eunice Kelm of Kelm Angus Farm.

Photo credit: Brian Weeks

Delaney Duran’s work titled “RELISHED ELEGANCE” was selected as a promotional piece for this year’s event and sold for $1,600 on the live Auction to Citizen’s State Bank.

Duran with buyers Chris Cangelosi and Carl Prihoda of Citizen’s State Bank

Kathryn Johnson pulled in $1,100 for her piece “A Texas Skyline” on the Live Auction.

Johnson with buyers Becky Ogg and Paul Ehlert of Germania Insurance.
The Foundation is thankful for the support of everyone who attended the event and supported our mission and the emerging artists of BISD.


Brian Weeks