June 6, 2019 / Red Skelton Performing Arts Center hosting “Paint
America Funny Again”
VINCENNES, Ind. – Acclaimed artist Randall Hedden will present “Paint
America Funny Again”, a live painting performance accompanied by music
on June 14 at 7:30 p.m. EDT at the Red Skelton Performing Arts Center
located on the Vincennes University campus.
The performance celebrates the accomplishments and influences of
celebrities and notables, such as Red Skelton, with live performance
art. Tickets cost $20.
Paintings will come to life on canvas depicting the celebrity’s
passion, personality, and influence while being synchronized to
customized medleys. Thematic elements, historical content, and
audience participation will heighten the sensory experience while
sharing the joy and emotion of the most important artists, stars, and
heroes in history.
The audience is encouraged to have photos taken with the art
following the show.
Since the inception of TributeArtLive!, Hedden has opened for
celebrities and dignitaries throughout the country. He has been
featured on “America’s Got Talent” and several television stations nationwide.
Hedden grew up in Evansville, studied art at Vincennes University,
and his murals have been featured on buildings in Vincennes. He
currently lives in Tempe, Arizona.
His art has raised over 1.75 million dollars for charities across the
Tickets can be reserved by calling 812-888-4184 or online at www.redskeltonmuseum.org.
The Red Skelton Performing Arts Center is located at 20 W. Red
ABOUT RED SKELTON
Vincennes native Red Skelton is an internationally recognized
entertainer whose talents included comedy, pantomime, painting,
composing, and writing. Rising to the heights of popularity in
television, radio, and motion pictures, Skelton earned the admiration
of millions of fans, including the Indiana Legislature that backed the
construction of the $17 million Red Skelton Performing Arts Center at
Vincennes University. Adjoining the Center is the Red Skelton Museum
of American Comedy, a fully interactive museum that explores American
comedy in the context of Red’s life and comedic genius, showcasing it
in a variety of formats. The Red Skelton Show was a top-rated
television program 1951-1971, earning Skelton three Emmy awards and
the 1986 Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Governor’s Award for
Vincennes University Newsroom
MARCIA MARTINEZ, University Life Reporter & Sports
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VINCENNES UNIVERSITY, Department of University Relations, www.vinu.edu/newsroom