NEWS RELEASE Million-Dollar Harley Artist Armstrong Donates

For Immediate Release:
September 10, 2011
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Million-Dollar Harley Artist Armstrong Donates
‘Cosmo Cowboy Hat’ for NYC Children’s Charity Auction
Bear Givers Touches Lives of Children Around U.S. and the World
Palm Springs, California–„Cosmic‟ Artist Jack Armstrong, who received international media attention last year for
his „Million-Dollar Harley Davidson‟ debuted at Bartels Harley Davidson in Marina del Rey, California, is now
reaching out across the coast to New York City to donate his „Cosmic Cowboy Hat‟ to Bear Givers, a New Yorkbased international charity that is dedicated to bringing joy to the lives of children in need with the gift of a soft,
cuddly teddy bear.
Through hospital visits and school programs, Bear Givers touches the lives of children and their families across the
country and around the world. Bear Givers also offers programs that enable children to become givers and
experience the thrill and pride of bringing happiness to others.
The „Cosmic Cowboy Hat‟ will be a featured charity item for Bear Givers‟ event at the CUE Art Foundation in
Manhattan on Sept. 22. Artists and celebrities, including Yoko Ono, are creating charity artwork that will be
displayed and auctioned off with 100 percent of the proceeds going to the pediatric rehabilitation programs at the
Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation at NYU Langone Hospital.
“Being able to give back to charity that benefits children facing medical challenges is a great opportunity,” says
Armstrong. “I feel honored to be asked to contribute to such an impactful event. The owner of the Cosmic Cowboy
Hat have a cosmic connection to the magic of color and light.”
Learn more about Bear Givers at
Jack Armstrong wears the ‘Cosmic Cowboy Hat’ donated to Bear Givers
About Jack Armstrong
Armstrong, the last-known artist to work with Andy Warhol, has gained further notoriety most recently for painting
the most expensive motorcycle in history, the „Million-Dollar Harley‟. Warhol penned Armstrong „The Last Wizard‟,
and in the late 1990s Armstrong perfected a new style of art he named „Cosmic Extensionalism‟. Armstrong has
less than 100 pieces left in his colelction available for sale.
Learn more at Armstrong at: