TOPEKA, Kan (WIBW)--Local artists' work could paint a better future for abuse victims.
The YWCA hosted its 9th annual art auction Friday night.
The show features works donated by established and emerging artists.
Washburn students came up with idea in 2004 as a way to involve the art community in the fight to stop violence against women.
The YWCA Center For Safety And Empowerment has served abuse victims for more than 30 years.