Hey Ladies and Gents,
As many of your know, the Women’s Mafia stands up for equality and important causes whenever we can. We are media partners for the GLAAD OUTAuction and Women’s Mafia founder “La Madrina” Marcy Clark has leant her event planning skills to the planning committee for the esteemed art auction as an event Co-Chair. We hope you will consider joining us on Sunday November 15th for a night of cocktails and great art – all for a good cause!
Three good reasons to attend OUTAuction on 11/15:
1) Tickets are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law. GLAAD is a 501 (c) (3) organization.
2) If you purchase the VIP ticket or VIP Package (two VIP tickets, saving of $50) you will receive entrance to the After Party and a Gift Bag valued at over $1,000. Items include: one week memberships to David Barton gym and Steel Gym, MAC product, chocolates from Lily O’Briens Chocolate Café, ultra-premium pasta sauce, among other fabulous items.
3) Vanessa Williams, the cast of One Life to Live, MAD MEN stars and many others featured below are on this year’s Honorary Committee and Ross Bleckner will be presented accept our OUT In Art award that will be given on the night of OUTAuction.
Thanks to all the generous support OUTAuction has been receiving, it has become GLAAD’s fourth biggest fundraiser aside from the three GLAAD Media Awards. OUTAuction celebrates established and emerging artists – part glamorous cocktail party, part art auction, OUTAuction NYC recognizes GLAAD’s Top 100 Artists. The live and silent auctions features 100 original pieces of art and more than 700 guests will be present including top names from the art, entertainment, media, fashion and philanthropic communities.
Thank you for considering to support this event and I hope to see you at OUTAuction NYC on 11/15!
DATE: Sunday, November 15, 2008
TIME: 5:00 PM to 9:30 PM
LOCATION: Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street (between 6th and 7th Avenue)
Dress: Cocktail Chic
Hosted: Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres
Tickets start at $125
Juicy Details from the GLAAD.org website:
OUTAuction NYC 2009 presented by Bud Light
The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD), the GLAAD Board of Directors, our Honorary Committee and Arts Advisory Committee and this year’s Planning Committee invite you to join us for OUTAuction NYC – our eighth annual art event to celebrate established and emerging artists, while recognizing GLAAD’s Top 100 Artists.
Since 2002, GLAAD has produced this annual fundraising event to support our programmatic work. Part art auction and part glamorous cocktail reception, OUTAuction NYC is the must attend event of the fall season.
Come join us and bid on 100 unique pieces of art. Last year’s live auction featured work from Pablo Picasso, Herb Ritts, Steven Klein, and Marc Chagall. Past artists include: Ross Bleckner, Ryan McGinness, Patrick McMullan, Annie Leibovitz, Karim Rashid, Mario Sorrenti, Peter Max, Rosie O’Donnell, and many others. Celebrities who have participated in the past include: Tom Ford, Susie Essman, Patricia Fields, Eva LaRue and Junior Vasquez among others.
|OUT in Art Award|
|Honorary Host Committee|
|Edward Albee||Crystal McCrary Anthony||Todd Alsup|
|Bryan Batt||Brad Boles||Talia Coles|
|Lady Fay||Joel Grey||Ari Gold|
|Jack Mackenroth||John Cameron Mitchell||John Waters|
|Veronica Webb||Vanessa Williams|
Photos from OUTAuction NYC 2008
View more pictures from last year’s event.
Download a PDF catalog of the artwork that will be available for silent auction bidding on November 15.
|Download the OUTAuction NYC 2009 art catalog with the silent auction pieces available on the night of the event.|
|Madonna I, II, III, Miami 1992
© Herb Ritts Foundation
Three limited edition 14×11 gelatin silver prints framed
into a unique triptych.
© Joan Miro
Robert John Russo Gallery
Original lithograph, 1970
15” x 22” Custom Framed
|Accompagnement en Noir
© Wassily Kandinsky
Robert John Russo Gallery
Original lithograph, 1960
34 1/2” x 28” Custom framed
|Reckoning II, 2008
© Jane Martin
archival pigment print, AP #1
42 in. x 63 in.
© Steven Klein
pigment inkjet print, ed. of 10, plus 3 APs
signed and numbered AP #2 (on back)
12 in. x 8 in.
Are you interested in purchasing an art piece but can’t attend the event? Consider using our proxy bid option. Please see the form below or contact Johnny Gonzales at (646) 871-8010 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Download the art Proxy Bid Form!
Art Advisory Committee
Harold Koda/Curator in Charge, Costume Institute, Metropolitan Museum of Art
Jaclyn Acker and Andy Fligel/Chelsea Frames • Patrick Amsellem • Clodagh
Brian English/Herb Ritts Foundation • Amy Levin
Wayne Snellen/The Leslie Lohman Gay Art Foundation • Daneyal Mahmood
Edward Mapplethorpe • Patrick McMullan
Gayil Nalls • Oliver Newton
Irene Shum Allen, Collections Manager & Curator/Philip Johnson
Glass House, National Trust for Historic Preservation • Robert Risko
Billy O’Connor/Wessel+O’Connor Fine Art
Matthew Higgs/ White Columns • John Robert Wiltgen
Dee Ann and Tom McCarthy
F. Lennox Campello
Marc Van Cauwenbergh
Guerra De La Paz
Troy Dunham & Jeff Eason
Carlos Alvarado • Jesse Archer • Tom Bagley • Lloyd Bailey
Li-Ess Baptiste • James Edward Becton • Shameek Bose
Dana Carbonell • Luann Conrow • Michael Dipietro
Jennifer Gamper • Marta Gonzalez • Sha-lik I. Harford
Krystle Harrington • Nigel Holder
*Ido Kadman • Khalid El Khatib
* Michael Korn • Chris Layer • Kendall Maxwell
Michael McBride • Jackie Napoleon • * Fez Noorani
Rodolfo Palacios • Alex Pinho • Michael Plunkett
* Archley Prudent • Phillip Salmieri • Karen Shanton
Juanita Secor • * Anu Singh • Earl Stoner
Theo Thompson • Saira Toppin • Eddie Torres
Denise Yankou • Shamika Yearwood • Marc Zimmer
* Also a Sub-Chair Planning Committee Member
Larry Abramsky • Jonathan B. Adams • Carlos Alvarado
Rodino Anderson • Jamie Barlow • Matthew Beaugrand
Jazzmine Beaulieu • Mikeal Beland • Cory Brown
Scott Erik Buccheit & Naeem Delbridge • Ruben Nolan Cajigas
John Callanan • Debash Chatter • Will Clark •Sandra Colon
Leslie Correa • Cindi Creager & Rainie Cole
Angelo D’Agostino • Samuel DelPropost & Robert Starkoff
Olive Demetrius and Hanifah Walidah of U People
Henry F. Detering • Darren Favacho • Brian Ferrari
James Fincher • Laurence Fleischer •Mike Floyd
Regina Ginyard • Ruben Gonzales & Joaquin Tamayo
Ann Marie Gothard & Diana Rodriguez
John Hadity • Harry Hayes • Javier Hernandez • Carol Holder
Andy Holtzman • Byron Hoover • Jorge P. Horan
Ken Hunt • Elliot Imse • Brandon Kling • Kimberly Knox
Leslie J.K. Koren • Stacy Kopper • Wayne Laakko
Dennis Lamont & Richard Machado • Michael Lawren
Chuck Lee • Charniece Lews • Sarah Longwell
Ms. Andy Marra • Tiago Mazzotti • Drew Mcgikin
Colin Megaro • Lisa Miracchi • Jackie Napoleon • Mike Ortiz
Rebecca D. Osborn MSW, MPH • Lorna Parris
Shawn Pennington • Joy Phaphouaninh
Stephan Jean Philippe & Matthew Kraus • Rhonda Potter
Jonathan Preece • Mr. Cathal Queally/Lily O’Briens • Kenneth U. Richards III
GianPaolo Rizzato • Allen Roskoff • Chris Ryan
Ted Rybka & BAM • Gabriel Saffioti • Kavitha Sagi
Cyrus Sanati • Callie Sarkesh • Bram Schumer • Shawn Smith
Raquel Solomon • Dustin Suri • Urban Outings
Shep Wahnon • David Walczak
Savoy Walker & Mark A. Forrest of SAVvy MARKeting
B.J Watkins • Nathan Hale Williams
Reginald Bruno Woody II • Matthew Yee
Listing as of 10.05.09
JOIN US AS A CORPORATE PARTNER OF OUTAuction
Partnership opportunities provide branding and exposure to GLAAD’s top-tier, art and design savvy constituents. Past Corporate Partners of the event include: Absolut® Vodka, American Airlines, Bud Light, Cargo, Chelsea Frames, Clos Du Bois, Dancing Bull, Deutsche Bank, Earthlink, Fiji Water, Here!, Imperia Vodka, Jaguar/ Land Rover, Marlo Copy & Printing Center, Perrier, Svedka, TimeOut New York, Vange/ Dom, W Hotel/ Aloft.
For press inquiries, contact GLAAD Director of Public Relations, Richard Ferraro, at (646) 871-8011 or by email at email@example.com.
MEDIA & ALLIANCE CIRCLE MEMBERS
If you are planning to use complimentary tickets for this event, contact GLAAD Media Circle Associate Mathew Princetta at (323) 634-2016 or firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, November 6, 2009.