The Mask Project

Denver Hospice’s major fundraiser is The Mask Project displayed at Cherry Creek Shopping Mall.  I, Zeb the Duck, and Soapy Smith Duck went with our moms to see the masks.

About 580 masks were displayed

About 580 masks were displayed

These masks are made and donated by celebrities, sports figures, politicians, artists and recognized members of the community. This charity art auction was conducted online. The bidding ended Sunday, October 5, 2014. Some of the masks may still be viewed at www.TheMaskProject.org

Soapy with a few masks

Soapy with a few masks

We, Zeb and Soapy, want to show you a few of our favorites. Some of the photos were taken at the display at Cherry Creek Mall and some were from the Internet.   This mask of the elephant is by Carlie Wagner.

By Carlie Wagner

By Carlie Wagner

Carlie is a grief counselor and art therapist at Denver Hospice.   Carlie works with children and adults who are grieving.

Charo donated this mask. Charo is one of a few people in show business to be recognized by one name. She is a musician, singer, comedienne, stage and screen performer. Charo is an integral proponent of contemporary Latin music.   Charo’s complete name is Charo Espana.

Donated by Charo

Donated by Charo

We really like this bright mask.

This friendly dog mask was created by Darrell Swink. Darrell is a graduate of the Colorado Institute of Art with a degree in Graphic Art/Design.

Donated by Darrell Swink

Donated by Darrell Swink

The mask highlights the dog’s spirit of play and happiness.

Pauline Savage created and donated this mask. We like the feather on the hat and the glasses.

One of 4 masks donated by Pauline Savage

One of 4 masks donated by Pauline Savage

Pauline brought her business, Savage Design Studio to Littleton, Colorado. Pauline created and donated 4 masks.

Dennis Leczinski, a fulltime interior designer in Denver has been painting with stamp collage concepts since 1967.  This mask, created and donated, by Dennis Leczinski comes with an additional premium.

One of 3 donated by Dennis Leczinski

One of 3 donated by Dennis Leczinski

The winning bidder also receives a travel certificate for a 6 night South African Safari at a Zulu Nyala Lodge in South Africa.

This mask, Digital Forensics, was created and donated by Mitchell Morrissey, Denver’s District Attorney.

Digital Forensics donated by Mitchell Morrissey

Digital Forensics donated by Mitchell Morrissey

Mr. Morrissey is known for his expertise in DNA technology.  Digital forensics is the forensic science, which enables the recovery and analysis of material found in digital devices. This science helps to unmask perpetrators and expose criminal behavior.

Dr. Ted Parks, the creator of this mask, is an orthopedic surgeon and inventor in Denver.

Donated by Dr Ted Parks

Donated by Dr. Ted Parks

This mask shows beneath surface beauty there are complex and fascinating systems at work.

We liked seeing all the masks, about 580 of them.   This event is held every two years, so we hope to see you at The Mask Project in 2016.

Join Soapy and Zeb in 2016

Join Soapy and Zeb in 2016

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