Thank you for supporting Candeo’s 2nd annual Art of Independence

Candeo’s 2nd annual Art of Independence event was held at the Embassy Suites on the River on Thursday, 18 September 2014.  Guests were treated to speeches from four of Candeo’s inspirational clients as well as art from more than fifty local and regional artists.  Featured Artist , James Bearden, unveiled his special “Lunar Bloom” sculpture and eight demonstrating artists entertained guests on the patio. 



Featured Artist James Bearden (left) with his “Lunar Bloom” sculpture. Also pictured—Bearden’s agent, Stephanie O’Neal; WHO’s Sonya Heitshusen and Volunteer Host Dan Johnson. [Photo by Nancy Baldus]

A special note of gratitude to the 2014 Art of Independence Committee, chaired by Lola Kenworthy and to the event sponsors:

Veridian Credit Union

LMC Insurance and Risk Management


In the Bag Corporate Cuisine

Donald & Margo Blumenthal

Gilcrest/Jewett Lumber Company

Lint Van Lines