Gold Works Trunk Show to Empower Women

10 Jun

Originally Posted on April 22nd, 2010

Reception and Meet the Artists
Thursday, April 29, 6:30-8:30 pm
Gold Works 
1400 King St., Old Town Alexandria
Complimentary light refreshments
Featured Artists
Meseret Desta and Mekbib Gebertsadik
Naomie Belayneh, Rabia Naeem Pervez
Sharmila Karamchandani


Gold Works of Alexandria sponsors a Trunk Show to benefit Empowered Women International (EWI) and help immigrant women gain foothold in the marketplace and our community. Proceeds from the Trunk Show benefit the artists and EWI’s entrepreneurial programs.

The art sale will continue on Friday, April 30th, Noon -8:30 PM and Saturday, May 1st, 11:00 AM-6:00 PM. Please come by to see our unique artworks and find one a kind gifts that support women.

EWI is an Alexandria-based non-profit organization that helps immigrant women start up small businesses and build sustainable livelihoods by harnessing their creativity, cultural assets, hard work and entrepreneurial spirit.

David Martin, the owner of Gold Works, an artist himself and a volunteer mentor with many community based organizations, is a long time supporter of EWI’s work, and a Commissioner with the Alexandria Commission for the Arts.


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