Cristaudo’s Café and 6Pence Gifts is proud to host the sale of the Lorenzo Cristaudo Collection of renowned artist Herbert L. Fink (1921-2006), the first Distinguished Professor of Art of SIUC. The works offered include Mr. Fink’s original ink drawings that were used for his etchings, original ink wash and watercolor studies, and signed and numbered prints. Nearly three dozen posters from his past shows round out the offerings. All of Mr. Fink’s prints and drawings are accompanied by a certificate of authenticity. Opening Reception on Sept. 8th from 6-8pm The entire collection will be available for purchase at a discounted price during the opening reception. We are delighted that Lorenzo Cristaudo (owner of this wonderful collection of Herb Fink’s artwork) will be our special guest at the opening reception on September 8th, from 6 to 8 p.m. We will have free refreshments and piano music for your enjoyment and our bar will be open with libations available for purchase. Online Auction Sept. 9th-30th Starting the next day, September 9th, all of the work will be available through online auction. The entire collection will be hanging in the store and for sale online through the end of September. Women’s Center Benefit 10% of all proceeds from in person and online sales will go to benefit The Women’s Center of Carbondale who provide comprehensive services for survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence.