Freshman James Landreth ’16 reflects on his first experience at the Haitian Art Auction and Sale this past weekend – the most important date on VHP’s annual calendar! Needless to say, thanks to all of you, the sale was once again a resounding success chock full of memorable and exciting moments. Is it 2014 yet? [...]
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We are proud to host George Desarmes (a.k.a. Yves Michaud) for a Meet the Artist session at the Annual Art Auction & Sale next week. In addition to showcasing and debuting Desarmes’ numerous paintings, the event is an exciting opportunity to meet a gifted Haitian artist, and gain intimate insights into his life and creative [...]
Last weekend, the Avon Sale in Avon, Connecticut (the hometown of our very own Co-VP of Programming, Sarah Oliver ’15) was a dazzling success. People flowed in and out, as word of our project spread throughout the town.
Here’s a first hand account from the hometown girl herself:
“My first weekend back at Vassar was actually spent [...]
VP for Outreach Cindy Fung ’14 shares her take on the event and seeing it to fruition:
For an event that required three months of preparation, thirty student volunteers, and too many excel spreadsheets, the Art and Soul Reception was worth every sleepless night. The reception, first of its kind in the history of VHP, turned [...]
Antonia Massa, ’13 comments on the upcoming Art & Soul Reception:
In the past week there’s been a little flurry of media coverage of Hurricane Sandy’s impact in refugee camps in Haiti. The situation is grim: Sandy caused over 50 deaths, damaged hundreds of thousands of Haitian homes, and left many more without food. New reports [...]
Sarah Oliver ’15 and Manny Singh ’15, our Co-VPs of Programming of this year comment on our first event of the year:
”On Friday, September 21, VHP opened with our first fundraising event of the school year,September Soiree!”, Sarah says. “When Manny and I found out that we were going to be Co-VPs of Programming this [...]
There have been a few campus social events on VHP’s calendar to kick off the semester, and it’s been really nice meeting new and familiar faces alike! Seeing everyone bringing fresh energy and interest in Chermaitre to the table was certainly heartwarming :-)
Last week we had a successful ice cream social:
And tonight’s “speed dating-themed” GB [...]
Li Zhang ’13, one of our newest additions to the Vassar Haiti Project family, reflects on her experience at the Sag Harbor sale last weekend. Photos are forthcoming!
My name is Li. I’m a rising senior at Vassar and I joined VHP only a week ago! Last weekend, I attended my first event—the art sale in [...]
Dip Patel ’14 is a highly dedicated member of Vassar Haiti Project and has taken on many initiatives during our largest sales. For the Cos Cob sale in Greenwich on April 25, the last Wednesday, he was a leading organizer. Here, he recounts his experience with the entire event.
The sale at the Cos Cob School which [...]
Two week has passed since our Annual Artsale, but many of our volunteers are still looking back on it as they review their time with VHP. Here are some of their thoughts on the sale, from two of our dedicated volunteers.
Alex Ciucu ’12 (student in the middle of the picture below) is currently the Co-chair [...]