Artists invited to participate in "WetPaint" VCCA benefit

Mary Page Evans painting at the VCCA.

Artists of every level are invited to participate in "WetPaint: 24 Hours of Inspiration," an event to open the doors of creativity and benefit the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. Participants will produce whatever kind of artwork they want in the span of 24 hours and then bring it by the old A&N Building at 422 W. Main St. on the Downtown Mall for a silent auction. Here's the relevant schedule for the event: Friday, April 30: Open registration, 8am-5pm. Saturday, May 1,: Registration, 8-10am; artwork drop-off, 12-3pm; preview and silent auction. 6-9pm. For more information and to pre-register, visit the WetPaint website or call the VCCA, 434-946-7236.