As a part of the ongoing local artist program, Whole Foods Market Wellington celebrates the vibrant works of local Wellington artist and resident Phyllis Silk with an in-store exhibition at the store’s Cafe, running now through August 31, during normal business hours.  Enthusiasts can meet the artist herself at a special reception taking place Sunday, June 27 from 6:30-8:00 p.m.  The celebration of Silk’s art will include a wine tasting, appetizers prepared by Master Chef Chris Paul of Wild Orchid Fusion using Whole Foods Market’s all natural ingredients, and live music.  There is a $10 donation and 100% of the proceeds will benefit Silk’s choice of charity: Luv-A-Bun Rabbit Rescue in Lake Worth.

Silk has been creating breathtaking paintings for over 30 years.  Her subjects include portraits, still life and landscapes, with an emphasis on the abstract.  “The vibrancy of color in her works is eye catching and exudes warmth and fun throughout the entire café,” says Lauren Belinsky, spokesperson for Whole Foods Market Wellington.

The local artist program has featured six artists so far, including the works of painters and photographers.  Each exhibit is displayed in the café for up to four months.  Each artist is celebrated with a reception, in which funds are raised for a local charity that is close to the artists’ heart.  To be considered for the next Local Artist Exhibit, please email link to the artist’s website or 3 pictures of work to Those who wish to attend the meet and greet on Sunday, June 27 from 6:30-8:00 p.m., must pre-register at the Customer Service desk or by calling 561-904-4000.  Whole Foods Market Wellington is located at 2635 State Road 7.

Luv-A-Bun Rabbit Rescue is 501c3 nonprofit.  Their goal is to find quality indoor permanent homes for rescued rabbits and to provide education to adoptive families as well as to the general public. For more information please visit