an artists christmas

Thank you for joining us for the 39th annual An Artists’ Christmas!

Join us for an evening of art, music and dancing

Friday, November 3, 2023
River Ranch Stockyards
500 Northeast 23rd Street,
Fort Worth, Texas 76164

6:30 – 10:30 p.m. Art Auction, Gala and Dancing

Mayor Mattie Parker • Honorary Chair
Aileen Milton • Event Chair
Andy Taft, President, Downtown Fort Worth, Inc. • Emcee
Cowtown Chic Attire – Boots Encouraged

It’s an evening you just won’t want to miss!

Get ready for the 39th annual Camp Fire An Artists’ Christmas—an evening where artists, art lovers and Camp Fire supporters come together to help build a community where every child has equitable access to the quality learning opportunities they need to succeed and thrive in a rapidly changing world.

You and your guests will enjoy a silent auction featuring original works by some of the area’s best artists, a gourmet seated dinner, a live auction with luxury experiences, and live music and dancing with the Brad Thompson Band.

There is also a Party Wagon raffle, where you could walk away with a high-end wagon stocked with everything you need to have the best stocked bar around!

photo of musician Brad Thompson holding guitar jumping in the air
Photo of artist and winning bidders with artwork

Silent Auction

Over 75 unique artworks up for bid in the Silent Auction from regional artists.

Bid live at the gala or online from home!

Photo of Costa Rica Lux Resort with a pool, palm trees and ocean view

Luxury Package
Live Auction

Seven incredible packages only available during the Live Auction at the gala:

  • A Year of Dates
  • Tennessee Whiskey Adventure for 2
  • Costa Rica Lux Resort for 4
  • Gastronomic Tuscany for 4
  • Brad Thompson Private Concert
  • It’s Better in Texas
Photo of artist Chuck Roach with Kelli and Bob Phillips with their custom portrait

Big Board
Silent Auction

  • Drink Up: Tours and Tastings from breweries, distilleries, and wineries all over DFW
  • Chuck Roach Portrait Commission
  • Red River Vacation Home for 3 Nights
  • A Weekend at Lake Hamilton in Hot Springs, AR
  • Camp El Tesoro Trail Run Package
Photo of party wagon including bar ware, wine, liquors, beer

Raffle Tickets:
Party Wagon

Roll into the party zone with one incredible Party Wagon! This wagon is full of everything you need to host parties that EVERYONE wants to attend!

Includes a wide variety of Alcohol and Bar Accessories. This Party Wagon will be yours if you hold the winning ticket!

Questions? Contact us at [email protected] or 817.831.2111, ext. 161

Mayor Mattie Parker
• Honorary Chair
Aileen Milton
• Event Chair

Kat Hooper Co-Chair
Stephanie Sullivent Co-Chair

Teresa Ayala
Melinda Bonnell
Kelly Dishman
Jenny Hayden
Terri Hollander
Dava Kaitala
Letha Maldonado
Lisa Mares
Catherine Markle
Carley J. Moore
Emily Weir Nance
Emily Nichols
Amanda Plotnicki
Trudy Sanders
Alexis Shrader
Drenda Witt
John Witt

An Artists Christmas Art

Art Judges

To be announced


Discover Sponsors

Anne T. and Robert M. Bass

Thrive Sponsors

bank of texas logo

Reflection Sponsors

vincent genovese memorial foundation logo

The Virginia Hobbs Charitable Trust

Growth Sponsors

Kelly Hart & Hallman LLP logo

Meta Alice Keith Bratten Foundation 
Mary Potishman Lard Trust

Spark Couple

Shirley and John Dean

Ashleigh Fontenot

Anne Lydahl, Marsh McClennan Agency

Radiology Associates of North Texas

Table of 8


BSCO, Inc.

Margaret Greenshield

Junior League of Fort Worth

Erma Lee

Luther King Capital Management

Aileen Milton, Kat Hooper and Stephanie Sullivent

Carley and Brandon Moore

Tarrant County College

Texas Christian University

Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth

Media Sponsors

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