Universal Furniture auctions pieces painted by Dallas artist Kelly O’Neal

May 6 auction to benefit dog rescue, foster care organization Ruff Love Rescue

HIGH POINT – Universal Furniture is auctioning off exclusive, hand-painted pieces by Dallas-based contemporary artist Kelly O’Neal starting Monday, May 6. All auction proceeds will benefit  Ruff Love Rescue, a non-profit, 501(c)(3), no-kill dog rescue and foster care organization based out of Thomasville, N.C.

An ottoman painted by Kelly O’Neal.
An upholstered seat also painted by the artist.

The art was created live during Universal Furniture’s market party, Monday, April 15. O’Neal, with assistance from a friend’s son, held center stage in the showroom atrium for hours, painting a giant floral canvas, plus several small ottomans with his signature, modern graffiti style.

The silent auction will end May 17, and the top bidders will be announced via Universal Furniture’s social media channels. The artwork up for bid includes an 8’x6′ canvas (MSRP $6500), painted bust (MSRP $1150), and three small ottomans from Universal’s new Griffith Park Collection.  The ottomans include the new Gemma hexagon and round ottomans (MSRP $720) and a Nora Ottoman (MSRP $945).

Bids can be placed at fundraising platform Give Butter  or you can donate directly to the rescue, no bid necessary. Don’t miss out on a chance to own one-of-a-kind artwork to support a worthy cause. Bid silently on these exquisite artworks and contribute to the High Point area’s local animal rescue efforts.

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