Heart Ball 2018
A.B. Makk created a special oil painting
which he donated to the
American Heart Association
Heart Ball 2018 in Honolulu
"A Time to Live"
24" x 30"
by A.B. Makk
|Artist A.B. Makk next to his painting "A Time to Live" at the AHA Preview Gala|
The two palm trees represent the new lease on life A.B. was given TWICE
with the availability of valve replacement surgery!
A.B. Makk underwent heart surgery twice in his life. The first was open heart surgery to replace his aortic valve. It was a horrendous experience for him. Fourteen years later he had to get his weakening valve replaced again. Fortunately, with the advancement of cardiac research and technology, he qualified for the minimally invasive TAVR procedure and was back to light work a few days later!!!!
Support the American Heart Association. You never know who among your family or friends will benefit from the new technology coming down the pipeline.
"Beauty of Life"
30" x 24"
by A.B. Makk
This painting was purchased by collectors of ours, Dr. Petra Lenz and Dr. Dan Hartline. They saw the struggles A.B. went through which led to both surgeries. Dr. Petra Lenz believes in research, being a researcher herself along with her husband, and has donated this beautiful painting to the Heart Ball 2018 to help fund future cardiac research.
|Artist A.B. Makk with collector and AHA donor Dr. Petra Lenz.|
If you would like to bid on either of these paintings, please call the AHA Honoulu office.