‘Bad Art’ draws big bucks


Professional entertainer and Urbana native Michael Kent auctions Kee Kell Circle’s cake-inspired art during the “Bad Art by Good People” fundraiser at Brownridge Hall on Friday evening. The event is a major fundraiser for the Champaign County Arts Council, featuring the work of locally-known people trying their hand at amateur, personalized art. Each piece drew bids in the hundreds of dollars. A donated piece customized for the event by Hollywood actor Fred Willard sold to local attorney Ron Tompkins for $800. Artwork also raised money by drawing paid votes with online balloting and in-person monetary voting the night of the dinner. Todd Michael was the winner of online voting with 1,000 votes.

Professional entertainer and Urbana native Michael Kent auctions Kee Kell Circle’s cake-inspired art during the “Bad Art by Good People” fundraiser at Brownridge Hall on Friday evening. The event is a major fundraiser for the Champaign County Arts Council, featuring the work of locally-known people trying their hand at amateur, personalized art. Each piece drew bids in the hundreds of dollars. A donated piece customized for the event by Hollywood actor Fred Willard sold to local attorney Ron Tompkins for $800. Artwork also raised money by drawing paid votes with online balloting and in-person monetary voting the night of the dinner. Todd Michael was the winner of online voting with 1,000 votes.


Professional entertainer and Urbana native Michael Kent auctions Kee Kell Circle’s cake-inspired art during the “Bad Art by Good People” fundraiser at Brownridge Hall on Friday evening. The event is a major fundraiser for the Champaign County Arts Council, featuring the work of locally-known people trying their hand at amateur, personalized art. Each piece drew bids in the hundreds of dollars. A donated piece customized for the event by Hollywood actor Fred Willard sold to local attorney Ron Tompkins for $800. Artwork also raised money by drawing paid votes with online balloting and in-person monetary voting the night of the dinner. Todd Michael was the winner of online voting with 1,000 votes.

Professional entertainer and Urbana native Michael Kent auctions Kee Kell Circle’s cake-inspired art during the “Bad Art by Good People” fundraiser at Brownridge Hall on Friday evening. The event is a major fundraiser for the Champaign County Arts Council, featuring the work of locally-known people trying their hand at amateur, personalized art. Each piece drew bids in the hundreds of dollars. A donated piece customized for the event by Hollywood actor Fred Willard sold to local attorney Ron Tompkins for $800. Artwork also raised money by drawing paid votes with online balloting and in-person monetary voting the night of the dinner. Todd Michael was the winner of online voting with 1,000 votes.
https://www.urbanacitizen.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/36/2017/02/web1_Kent_Circle.jpgProfessional entertainer and Urbana native Michael Kent auctions Kee Kell Circle’s cake-inspired art during the “Bad Art by Good People” fundraiser at Brownridge Hall on Friday evening. The event is a major fundraiser for the Champaign County Arts Council, featuring the work of locally-known people trying their hand at amateur, personalized art. Each piece drew bids in the hundreds of dollars. A donated piece customized for the event by Hollywood actor Fred Willard sold to local attorney Ron Tompkins for $800. Artwork also raised money by drawing paid votes with online balloting and in-person monetary voting the night of the dinner. Todd Michael was the winner of online voting with 1,000 votes.