SSAS 9th Annual Exhibition ft. Visual Artist Fred Budin and R&B Sensation Jay Hayden

by Public User Archive

WASHINGTON, DC – June 15, 2010 – Silver Starr Art Studios LLC® (“SSAS”) will host its Ninth Annual Summer Exhibition, “From America With Love,” on July 16, 2010 at L’Eclat de Verre. Emceed by Sirius/XM radio host and acclaimed author Charles D. Ellison, SSAS will showcase the award-winning visual fine artist Fred Budin and highly sought-after musical artist Jay Hayden.

The exhibition will begin at 7 p.m. in conjunction with Georgetown Gallery Gaze. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be served. A $5 donation is suggested, a portion of which will benefit WVSA Arts Connection.

Atlanta-based artist Budin fuses common materials ranging from rope to Walkmans, to create unique painting surfaces. His colorful, unconventional acrylic compositions demonstrate his passion against injustice toward the forgotten and underprivileged. Budin’s artwork, awarded for its universal accessibility, graces museum and corporation walls nationwide. Budin will unveil his latest collection, Flag Series, reflecting various cultural identities within American and other flags.

Guests also will enjoy live music from Hayden, whose silky voice, smooth piano notes, and acoustic guitar riffs capture the essence of soulful R&B. Hayden has worked with many successful artists, producers, and companies such as Raheem Devaughn, Tank, Mya, Lil Romeo, Dwele, E!, NFL Sports, UPN 20, Sony Pictures, and Universal Pictures. His recent appearances include Sirius/XM, Fox News, WHUR 96.3, and WKYS 93.9, and the Verizon Center. Hayden will share songs from his 2010 debut CD, “Love Counseling,” which contains “mouth-watering and soul-stirring” melodies that receive favorable airplay worldwide.

“The interplay of these two talented artists’ flawless techniques is sure to spawn a shower of critical accolades and provide audiences with unforgettable sights and sounds as we benefit WVSA’s wonderful efforts,” shares Gabrielle Bailey, SSAS Senior PR Associate.

?Premium SSAS sponsors and affiliates include API, B. Taylor Consulting™, Aziza Productions, Charles D. Ellison’s “The New School,” Chase Management Solutions, Grindstone Universal, Jaia Thomas Law Firm, J World Records, L’Eclat de Verre, Make It Happen Entertainment, Mingle360, MotiSo Group™, Paramount Pictures, Remy Martin, Scholar Entertainment Group, Sugar Hill, SunTrust Bank, Terrell Sass LLC, The Floyd Law Firm Offices Group, The Real JETS, Whole Foods, Westbourne Environmental, and WHFC 91.1 FM.

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About WVSA Arts Connection (“WVSA”)

WVSA Arts Connection is a 501(c)(3) organization, which employs the arts as an innovative education method to provide D.C. area youth with special needs invaluable tools for success in school and in life. Visit for more details.

About L’Eclat de Verre

L’Eclat de Verre is a French-based art gallery in Georgetown, which exhibits original artwork. Specializing also in French custom framing, L’Eclat de Verre owns and operates over 40 stores throughout France and Belgium. Visit for more details.

?About Silver Starr Art Studios LLC® (“SSAS”)?

SSAS is a full-service art and entertainment consulting and creative design firm with 10 divisions and over 80 worldwide members that specialize in empowering artistic professionals, entertainers, athletes, and journalists from a business, intellectual property, and public relations perspective. Visit for more details.

Date: July 16, 2010

Time: 7 p.m.

Location: L’Eclat de Verre – 3336 M. St., WDC

Attire: Cocktail/Business

Ticket/Pricing Information:

A $5 donation is suggested, a portion of which will benefit WVSA Arts Connection.

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