Prize-winning Edward Little High School painting is feature of CLT silent auction

AUBURN — The L-A Community Little Theatre will hold its second annual “Not So Little” Silent Auction beginning June 10.
Auction organizer Emily Flynn notes that community and theater members have donated some “wonderful items,” including unique dining and recreational experiences, music lessons, theater memorabilia, signed books, art works, gift cards and more.
One special item in the auction is a print of the painting “Edward Little High School – The Early Years_,”_ donated and signed by the artist, Anita F. Poulin, owner and founder of GreenWood Gallery of Maine. The painting won the firts place People’s Choice Award during Auburn’s First Annual Art in the Park Art Show last June.
Proceeds will help CLT make up for lost income because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
“We have had to cancel three of the five shows in our 80th season, as well as our summer youth and teen programs, said Flynn. “Our fundraising efforts must make up for our lost income, so that we can continue to pay our bills while we weather this storm.”
All auction items can be viewed at [1]. Auction bidding will go live starting at 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 10, and will continue through 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 24. The auction link is also on the CLT website.

PHOTO: A signed print of the award-winning “Edward Little High School – The Early Years,” by local artist Anita F. Poulin is one of the items available in the CLT silent auction. The building is CLT’s home and is now, the Great Falls Performing Arts Center. (Submitted photo)