American actor Chris Sylka’s love for art was no secret, although Sylka never had his paintings sold to the public. Riple & Co. currated the “Why Use A Name” exhibit in 2018. Objectives were two fold: position Chris Sylka as a paintor and support the APNEEF (La Asociación de Personas con Necesidades Especiales de Eivissa y Formentera) which focuses on providing assistance to families with disabled children who are in need of support.
Out of the 12 paintings featured, 10 were sold. After paid expenses, profits were donated to APNEEF.