Cross Gate Gallery Partners with United States Equestrian Team Foundation to Support U.S. Equestrian Athletes
RELEASE: February 25, 2010
AUTHOR/ADMINISTRATOR: By Jessica Nemzoff
Offering fine sporting art since 1974, Cross Gate Gallery is proud to announce that it will partner with the United States Equestrian Team (USET) Foundation February 24-March 15 in honor of the U.S. Equestrian Team's Road to Kentucky. Fifteen percent (15%) of all sales during Weeks VII, VIII, and IX of the Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF) in Wellington, FL, will go directly to the USET Foundation.
Located next to the International Tent and across from the Tiki Hut at WEF, Cross Gate Gallery is conveniently positioned, allowing spectators and exhibitors alike to take advantage of this wonderful opportunity and help our nations elite riders succeed at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Lexington, KY, this coming fall. Supporting the competition, coaching, travel, and educational needs of America's elite and developing international high-performance horses and riders, the USET Foundation provides the means that allow these remarkable athletes to succeed abroad and carry on the legacy that the U.S. has developed over the last 52 years as one of the foremost nations in the equestrian sport.
"We are thrilled to partner with the USET Foundation and do our part to help support the U.S. Equestrian Team's competition, training, coaching, and travel for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games," said Catherine Ladd of Cross Gate Gallery. During the three weeks spanning February 24-March 14, Cross Gate will have a wide variety of equine art from the 19th and 20th Centuries and will feature pieces from the eventing, racing, foxhunting, and polo disciplines.
Based in Lexington, KY, Cross Gate Gallery has been exhibiting the finest in 19th and 20th Century American and British Sporting Art for over 36 years. Offering a constantly changing inventory and focusing primarily on equine-related sporting art, Cross Gate is considered one of the premiere sporting art galleries in the world. Works of art by renowned artists such as Sir Alfred Munnings, Henry Stull, John Skeaping, and Edward Troye hang in the Cross Gate halls, as do the works of esteemed contemporary artists such as Andre Pater, Peter Howell, Larry Wheeler, Sandra Oppegard, and Valery Hinz.
Cross Gate Gallery also offers numerous services, including art consultations at the clients home or office, art installations by meticulous professionals, and art appraisals by certified art appraisers to ensure the work is adequately insured. Additionally, Cross Gate staff offers clientele more than 150 years of combined framing experience. Unparalleled, the personable and knowledgeable framing specialists at Cross Gate provide gold leaf, medal, hand carved, and finished corner frames by the finest manufacturers around the world, as well as custom hand-painted and French mats and reclaimed wood frames.
For more information on Cross Gate Gallery, please visit www.crossgategallery.com
The United States Equestrian Team Foundation is the non-profit organization that supports the competition, training, coaching, travel, and educational needs of America's elite and developing international, high-performance horses and athletes in partnership with the United States Equestrian Federation. For more information on the USET Foundation, please call (908) 234-1251, or visit www.uset.org