In this thoughtful article, Seattle painter Kate Vrijmoet addresses a growing dilemma. She joins a chorus of those who've dared to illuminate the darker underside of fundraisers/art auctions. Here, she outlines how artists' donations can actually put the loftier cause and the artists' own careers at cross-purposes. See what she offers as alternatives to this conflicting paradigm. The article is worth the read, as are the comments and responses.