Local artists to participate in benefit

LITTLE ROCK — Youth Home, Inc., has announced that Mona Morris of Bryant and Kathy Thompson from Alexander will be a[more] participating artist in the 21st annual Eggshibition, to be held Friday, March 30 at the Jack Stephens Center on the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s campus. Last year’s event was attended by over 650 of Arkansas’s best art collectors and friends of Youth Home.

Eggshibition is Youth Home’s largest annual fundraiser. The theme for Eggshibition XXI is “EGGstreme Makeover: Youth Home Edition.” The festivities include egg shaped or egg-themed featured works of art created by more than 90 artists, live and silent auctions, food and libations.

Youth Home is Arkansas’s premier psychiatric residential treatment facility for youth ages 12-18, who are diagnosed with mental illnesses such as major depression, borderline personality disorder, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. The agency employs over 240 people including adolescent psychiatrists, therapists, mental health professionals, and educators and is located on a 52 acre campus that includes Siebert School, administrative offices, three homes for boys and four homes for girls. Currently, Youth Home has 78 residential beds and treats all individuals of all ages, couples and families at their Outpatient Clinic in west Little Rock.

Youth Home, Inc. administers a variety of comprehensive programs specializing in individual, group and family therapy. Each year, their highly successful programs help 1,600 Arkansas adolescents and family members grow into healthier contributing members of the community. Youth Home, founded in 1966, is a private, non-profit agency accredited by The Joint Commission.

General Admission tickets for Eggshibition are $50 and can be purchased at the Youth Home website, www.youthhome.org or contact Larry Betz at (501) 821-5500.

1 comment

  1. Jim Thompson

    My wife, Kathy Thompson, of Alexander is also a contributing artist to Eggshibition. She contributed and egg and a painting. She has a studio at the Art Loft and has sold a substantial amount of painting and jewlery.

    Her phone number is 501-837-0885

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