Paint the Lake featuring Michael Israel

Reserve your tickets for the MOST EXCITING fundraising event of the summer! 

Paint the Lake featuring Michael Israel 
Hosted by the Chautauqua Lake Association 
Thursday, July 9, 2020 
Doors open – 7pm; Performance – 8pm


Chautauqua Suites 
215 West Lake Road
Mayville, NY 14757
On Thursday, July 9, join us at the Chautauqua Suites in Mayville, NY, for an evening with renowned artist, entertainer and philanthropist Michael Israel, famous for his astonishing Art in Concert performances. Watch in amazement as he paints larger than life masterpieces in rhythm to music. 
The event, hosted by the Chautauqua Lake Association, will kick off at 6pm with an exclusive VIP meet and greet with the artist, followed by an open house welcome reception for all ticket holders at 7pm. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be provided. 
As a warm up to the featured performance, guests are invited to place their bids at the silent auction table and try their luck on our wheel-of-color mystery gift bags. All proceeds to benefit the Chautauqua Lake Association’s lake service programs.
Michael Israel, known worldwide for his Art in Concert performances will take the stage at 8pm with a live auction to follow. Experience the frenzy of splashing paint as Michael creates a series of huge canvasses, each in synergy with the piece before it. Each masterpiece is completed in rhythm to music and with all the special effects of a concert. Get your paddles ready… LIVE AUCTION TO FOLLOW the performance!

Tickets are on sale now with limited seating available. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to invest in the future of Chautauqua Lake!

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Spend the Weekend at Chautauqua Lake!

Exclusive room rates at Chautauqua Suites for guests of the Paint the Lake event:  $129.99 plus tax based on 2 person occupancy. No special code needed just mention the event when booking.

There will also be free transportation from Chautauqua Institution to Chautauqua Suites on the night of the event. Please call (716) 269-7829 to reserve your shuttle. Guests will be picked up and returned to the Main Gate. 

For more information or to book your overnight stay, please visit Chautauqua Suites online. 

ABOUT THE ARTIST  – Michael Israel is known worldwide for his Art in Concert performances described as “Cirque Du Soleil meets Picasso.”  
While most artists spend a great deal of time, completing a single canvas, Michael comes onto the stage and, together with the energy of his audience, completes as many as 9 huge canvasses during a single performance. 
Each work is in synergy with the artwork before it and the next, each with a profound message, and each done in mere minutes with lightning fast precision developed from years of Karate training. It is easy to understand why the media calls it “Speed Painting”, and unfortunate that the message and the personal experience for each viewer is not communicated in the term “Speed Painting”.
Those who experience Michael live become mesmerized with his wild frenzy of splashing paint across a huge canvas and tossing paintbrushes into the air, in rhythm to powerful music with all the theatrical lighting and special effects of a concert or play. It is an inspirational experience, filled with excitement and a profound moment of self-discovery; as each image is revealed, so too is each viewer’s innermost beliefs and emotions!
Few realize that Michael’s talent and artistry is as much in crafting and choreographing his work off stage as it is performing it on stage. The ability to coax his audience to see with their hearts and emotions is anything but haphazard!
Michael carefully chooses his subject matter, music, colors, and the order and intensity in which it all comes together. He knows at what exact moment his audience will gasp or cheer, when goose bumps will raise on their arms, or when tears will well up in their eyes, as he feels those very same emotions. He brings his audience with him on an artistic and emotional roller-coaster rider like no other, and it is evident the emotions of the entire room are infused into each work! 


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For more information, or to inquire about Sponsorship Opportunities call 716-763-8602 or email Heather Nolan-Caskey

About the CLA – The Chautauqua Lake Association, a non-profit 501(c)3 corporation, is the only organization carrying out in-lake maintenance. With the collaboration of members, volunteers, businesses, individuals, governments and foundations the CLA operates at a cost that has proven to be the least expensive, environmentally friendly option for lake maintenance.