Bad Art, Good Folk in its 6th year


EATON — Tickets to the Preble County Art Association’s sixth consecutive Bad Art, Good Folk fundraiser are now on sale. The event will take place April 18, at the Gymnasium at Eagle’s Point. Reception begins at 6 p.m. and the live auction will begin at 7:30 p.m.. Tickets are $35 per person or $260 for a table of 8.

Admission includes heavy hors oeuvres, live music, cash bar, live and silent auctions. The fundraiser features local celebrities competing to win the most votes (dollars). Each “Good Folk” is creating a piece of art to be auctioned by charity auctioneer John Kramer. Sponsors of the event include Edison State Community College, Muha Construction, LCNB National Bank, Kramer & Kramer Inc. Lawn Plus, RDA Group Architects, Henny Penny, National Bourbon League, Bullen Ultrasonics, Springmier Farms, Halderman Farm Management, Eaton Lions and Simon Insurance.

The 2020 cast includes; Craig Springmier (Halderman Farm Management), Chris Fourman (LCNB National Bank), Joe Ferriell (City of Eaton), Todd Appledorn (Heeter Insurance), Jane Smith (Essence of Wellness), Rick Hanes (Edison State Community College), Todd Hennigan (Henny Penny), Christine Wilson (Butler County ESC), and Lauren Morris (Twin Valley Bank).

Good folk are accepting cash donations to help them raise funds and are looking for bidders to purchase their artwork during the auction.

Tickets can be purchased online by April 3, at, or in person at Preble Arts, 207 E. Main St. in Eaton. Tickets are not tax deductible, but all votes are tax deductible donations and support the PCAA. The funds raised by this event make art opportunities available and accessible to the community.

The PCAA has been serving the community since 1990 by offering gallery exhibits, interactive education experiences and programs that integrate art into the community. More information about this event and all other PCAA programs and activities can be found at