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SCHEDULE7:00 PM Live Auction7:45 PM Gold Section Closes8:15 PM Silver Section Closes/ VIP After-Party Begins8:50 PM Winners Posted & Check Out Opens9:30 PM VIP After-Party Ends10:00 PM Check Out ClosesTERMS OF SALE1. The Auction will begin at 5:00PM and continue until 8:15PM. The silent auction will be closed in sections (please seeabove schedule for times). No bids will be accepted after closing.2. Winners will be posted at 8:50PM. Payment and pick-up will be in the check-out area. Any art not picked uptonight will incur a delivery charge of $50 to be paid by the winner. Winners outside of the Manhattan area will besubject to pay additional amount (determined by delivery service). GLAAD will contact the winner within 7 days tomake arrangements.3. Each item has a bid sheet. Clearly print your name, phone number, and bid on the sheet.4. Each item has a minimum opening bid and minimum raise. Successive bids that do not meet the minimum raise willbe voided.5. Values quoted are estimates only and are not warranted for general value for tax purposes.6. GLAAD assumes no risk, responsibility or liability for any sold art piece. All items are sold “AS IS”. GLAAD makesevery effort to ensure the accuracy of auction descriptions. There will be no exchange or refund on items, by either theorganization or the donor, unless otherwise specified. All sales are final. In the event of a dispute, GLAAD shall havethe sole and final discretion to determine the successful bidder or resell the item in dispute.7. All bids are binding. Should you be the highest bidder, your winning bid is final and tax-deductible to the full extentof the law. GLAAD is a 501(c)(3) organization. Tax ID number 13-3384027.8. Bidding automatically constitutes agreement with these terms. THANK YOU
EVENT CHAIR PLANNING COMMITTEE CO-CHAIRS CURATOR Maxim Thorne James Kleeman • Matthew Schwartz Daneyal Mahmood ART ADVISORY COMMITTEE Peter Hay Halpert • Brian Paul Clamp, ClampArt • John Coppola • Daniel Cooney Fine Art • Bridget Donlon Jordan Eagles • Asya Geisberg, Owner/Director, Asya Geisberg Gallery • Alexandre Gertsman Prisca Juska Fine Art • Valerie McKenzie • Barbara Petro Escobar • Luise Ross Gallery Irene Shum Allen, Curator & Collections Manager, Philip Johnson Glass House, National Trust for Historic Preservation • Wayne Snellen • Virginia Vergara • Joel Wachs Bill O’Connor/ Wessel + O’Connor Fine Art PLANNING COMMITTEEArtist Outreach Committee: Phillip Salmieri Talent CommitteeDaniel Kitchen Teddy Schwartz Marti CummingsRene Melchor Bradley MorelandAnu Singh Publicity and MarketingKristen Speranza Committee National Community Events Miles Bingham Sponsorship CommitteeEvent Committee Tara Dalton Mike KornSub-chair: Saira Toppin Michael Hernandez Archley PrudentEmmy Chinelo Anthony Mariello Earl StonerNigel Holder Vadim MyasnikovIsiris Isaac Michelle Travis ARTISTSDaniel Albert Tamar Hirschl Slava Mogutin Wade SchamingDan Alvarado Adin Hixon Eva Mueller Nikki SclairRon Amato Itzik Iluz Frank Mullaney ShungaboyKalliope Amorphous Todd Kelly Kenneth Nadel Bradford ShellhammerPaolo Arao Mikael Kennedy Math-You Namie Kelsey ShwetzScott Barnes Justin Kim Ann Marie Napoli Jacqueline SilberbushMark Beard Robert Kitchen Dominic Nurre Hector SilviaColleen Blackard Hein Koh Stephen Olivier Christopher StoutGavin Bond Kinke Kooi Debi Oulu Paul SuttmanJared Buckheister Katie Koti John Paradiso Kevin TachmanKathe Burkhart Scooter LaForge Eric Parnes Polina TeifRobert Camilleri Joe Lamattina Troy Phillips & Akimitsu Sadoi George TowneDavide Cantoni James Lambo Haq Qureshi Matteo TrisoliniJustine Cooper Donald Lambo Benjie Randall Alic TrossmanBrian Cyr Rob Lang William Reue Kevin TruongMelanie Daniel James Lecce Barbara Reynolds Marc Van CauwenberghMark DeMuro Annie Leibovitz David Rios Ferreira Rosario VarelaTroy Dunham & Jeff Eason Jamie Leo Homo Riot Daniel VennemannKelsey Ervi David Gary Lloyd Lisa Ross Eva WeissCarl James Ferrero Marc Lodovico Mike Ruiz Travis WilliamsRobert Flynt Zachari Logan Christopher Russell Nick YakimovichPatrick B. Fream Frank Louis H. Samarel Marc YankusLila Freeman Steven Menendez Scott SandersGina Garan Emmy Mikelson Santiagogilf! MJ Miller Libby Saylor
LIVE AUCTION 7:00PM Henri Matisse Planche I Signed lithograph, 1920 20 in. x 23 in., custom frame Value: $8,500 Courtesy of Robert John Russo GalleryHenri Matisse was a French artist born in 1869, mostly known for his use of colorand his fluid and original draughtsmanship. He was a draughtsman, printmaker,and sculptor, but is known primarily as a painter. Matisse is commonly regarded,along with Picasso and Marcel Duchamp, as one of the three artists who helped todefine the revolutionary developments in the plastic arts in the opening decades ofthe 20th century, responsible for significant developments in painting and sculpture.By the 1920s he was increasingly hailed as an upholder of the classical traditionin French painting. His mastery of the expressive language of color and drawing,displayed in a body of work spanning over a half-century, won him recognition as aleading figure in modern art.
Jordan Eagles URBC4, 2011 Blood, copper, preserved on plexi-glass, UV resin 36 in. x 36 in. x 3 in. Value: $10,000 Courtesy of the ArtistBorn in 1977, Jordan Eagles, received a BA from New York University. Eagles’ works are held in the permanentcollections of The Everson Museum of Art, The Addison Gallery of American Art, The Mobile Museum of Art,The Fuller Craft Museum, The Museum of Sex, University of Michigan Museum of Art, The Elmhurst Art Museum,The Prudential Center Arena, The Bohlen Collection and hundreds of private collections around the world.Eagles work has been featured in The New York Times, Village Voice, L’Uomo Vogue, Architectural Digest Italy,New York Magazine, San Francisco Chronicle, WIRED, MSNBC, FOX News, NY Post’s Page 6 and MarieClaire Italia. His work has been in feature films (Disney film ‘When In Rome’ and in Richard Move’s film ‘BloodWorks- the life of Ana Mendieta’) and a reproduction of one of his images was used as a massive 50-foot stagecurtain for Alice Cooper’s recent international rock concert.Eagles has shown extensively in the United States with solo exhibitions and art fairs in New York City, Chicago,San Francisco, Los Angeles, Miami, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Hartford, Baltimore and Dallas. Eagles recent soloexhibition, ‘HEMOGLYPHS’ at Causey Contemporary was a “Critic’s Pick” in New York Magazine’scommemorative 9/11 Issue. Eagles’ work is currently on view at the Elmhurst Art Museum and his work willbe on view at the Scope Art Fair in Miami this December and solo exhibitions scheduled in Los Angeles,San Francisco and The University of Michigan Museum of Art (In Focus) in 2012.
Lot # 1 Lot # 2Daniel Albert Dan AlvaradoChill The SolutionOil paint on canvas Acrylic on canvas20 in. x 20 in. 36 in. x 48 in.Value: $300 Value: $1,100Courtesy of the Artist Courtesy of the ArtistLot # 3 Lot # 4Ron Amato Kalliope AmorphousArmor 5 GirlsArchival inkjet print, ed. 1 of 10 C-print24 in. x 20 in. 16 in. x 20 in. (Framed)Value: $1,200 Value: $450Courtesy of the Artist Courtesy of the ArtistLot # 5 Lot # 6Paolo Arao Scott BarnesThe Hunter Jessie Colter In MilkCharcoal on paper Photograph, ed. 3 of 2514.62 in. x 13.5 in. 14 in. x 11 in.Value: $1,500 Value: $600Courtesy of the Artist & Courtesy of the ArtistJeff Bailey GalleryLot # 7 Lot # 8Mark Beard Colleen BlackardUntitled StarlightConte crayon on paper Ballpoint on paper30 in. x 21 in. 4 in. x 4 in.Value: $1,500 Value: $200Courtesy of the Artist Courtesy of the Artist
Lot # 9 Lot # 10Gavin Bond Jared BuckheisterKathy Griffin As Madonna UntitledPrint Graphite on paper18 in. x 24 in. 7.25 in. x 9.5 in.Value: $3,000 Value: $1,500Courtesy of the Artist & OUT Courtesy of the Artist & Feature Inc.Lot # 11 Lot # 12Kathe Burkhart Robert CamilleriEat Shit: From The Liz Taylor David & JoshSeries (After Weegee) Acrylic on canvasSilkscreen, ed. 72 of 80 24 in. x 24 in.22 in. x 14.25 in. Value: $1,100Value: $1,500 Courtesy of the ArtistCourtesy of the ArtistLot # 13 Lot # 14Davide Cantoni Justine Cooper99009 Aids Funeral, South Africa Elephant Skulls In The Attic1999. C-print mounted onPaper burnt with sunlight aluminum, ed. 1 of 412 in. x 9 in. 60 in. x 46 in.Value: $1,800 Value: $7,500Courtesy of the Artist & Blindarte Courtesy of the Artist &Contemporanea Naples Daneyal MahmoodLot # 15 Lot # 16Brian Cyr Melanie Daniel"Was Asked, Didnt Tell" First NationAcrylic on canvas Oil on canvas24 in. x 36 in. 35.4 in. x 43.3 in.Value: $1,800 Value: $8,000Courtesy of the Artist/ In Loving Courtesy of the Artist &Memory of Bryan Jacobson Asya Geisberg Gallery
Lot # 17 Lot # 18Mark DeMuro Troy Dunham & Jeff EasonLake 2011 Towards PerfectionOil paint on wood panel Digital18 in. x 18 in. 36 in. x 48 in.Value: $2,200 Value: $1,000Courtesy of the Artist & Courtesy of the ArtistChowaiki & Co.Lot # 19 Lot # 20Kelsey Ervi Carl James FerreroVulgar I Was a LoverPhotograph Acrylic paint on cut paper46 in. x 30 in. 22.5 in. x 30 in.Value: $200 Value: $2,000Courtesy of the Artist Courtesy of the Artist & Feature Inc.Lot # 21 Lot # 22Robert Flynt Patrick B. FreamUntitled (TS; A 35) UntitledChromogenic light-jet photo, Gouache and mixed mediaAP on paper20 in. x 16 in. 22 in. x 29 in.Value: $1,200 Value: $850Courtesy of the Artist Courtesy of the ArtistLot # 23 Lot # 24Lila Freeman Gina GaranIrritated Archangel Karma ChameleonMarker on paper 35mm photography print, ed.8.5 in. x 11 in. 2 of 10Value: $180 18 in. x 12 in.Courtesy of the Artist Value: $800 Courtesy of the Artist
Lot # 25 Lot # 26gilf! Tamar HirschlEmpower Equality The SearchersSpray paint on aluminum, ed. Hand lithograph ed. 7 of 121 of 8 14.5 in. x 16.5 in.30 in. x 22 in. Value: $850Value: $800 Courtesy of the ArtistCourtesy of the ArtistLot # 27 Lot # 28Adin David Hixon Itzik IluzFontainebleau Sue IntimacyEncaustic on panel Sculpture, perspex and light16.5 in. x 15 in. 24 in. x 14 in. x 14 in.Value: $500 Value: $5,000Courtesy of the Artist Courtesy of the ArtistLot # 29 Lot # 30Todd Kelly Mikael KenneySignature Painting Adam, Oak Island, NC 2007Oil on canvas (MK0337)40 in. x 30 in. Unique Polaroid photographValue: $4,000 4.25 in. x 3.5 in.Courtesy of the Artist & Asya Value: $750Geisberg Gallery Courtesy of the Artist & Peter Hay Halpert Fine ArtLot # 31 Lot # 32Justin Kim Robert KitchenMen In Landscape Nude With Blue BackgroundCollage Water color4.5 in. x 6 in. 21 in. x 13 in.Value: $200 Value: $400Courtesy of the Artist & Greg KitchenOxbow Gallery
Lot # 33 Lot # 34Robert Kitchen Hein KohPink Window RK 237 Form #5Water color Burnt canvas14 in. x 18 in. 33 in. x 29 in.Value: $350 Value: $1,500Courtesy of the Artist Courtesy of the ArtistLot # 35 Lot # 36Kinke Kooi Katie KotiIn Touch GardenAcrylic paint, colored pencil Archival inkjet print, ed. 1 of 12on paper 16 in. x 20 in.7 in. x 10.25 in. Value: $500Value: $2,000 Courtesy of the ArtistCourtesy of the Artist & FeatureInc.Lot # 37 Lot # 38Scooter LaForge Joe LamattinaMe Against Me Undefined ConduitsPrint on handmade paper Acrylic and mixed media on24 in. x 36 in. canvasValue: $350 24 in. x 36 in. x 2 in.Courtesy of the Artist Value: $2,500 Courtesy of the ArtistLot # 39 Lot # 40Jamaes Lambo Jamaes LamboMarilyn Fire Island Driftwood FrameHand printed serigraph Pastel22 in. x 28 in. 20 in. x 16 in.Value: $250 Value: $300Courtesy of the Artist Courtesy of the Artist
Lot # 41 Lot # 42Donald Lambo Rob LangSue Dry DockWatercolor print, ed. 68 of 500 Photograph, ed. 214 in. x 22 in. 14 in. x 14 in.Value: $200 Value: $850Courtesy of the Artist Courtesy of the Artist & Ross ContemporaryLot # 43 Lot # 44James Lecce Annie LeibovitzBlack Hearts Signed Copy Of Annie LeibovitzAcrylic polymer emulsion on new book Pilgrimagepanel Value: Priceless21 in. x 17 in. Courtesy of the ArtistValue: $3,000Courtesy of the Artist &McKenzie Fine ArtLot # 45 Lot # 46Jamie Leo David Gary LloydProhibido ALDOWaterproof archival dye Giclee print, ed. 3 of 25infused on aluminum 23 in. x 11 in.10 in. x 10 in. Value: $800Value: $200 Courtesy of the ArtistCourtesy of the ArtistLot # 47 Lot # 48Marc Lodovico Zachori LoganStreet Where I Live Untitled (from Blue Boy Series)Photograph Drawing10 in. x 10 in. x 1 in. 11 in. x 8.5 in.Value: $300 Value: $1,000Courtesy of the Artist Courtesy of the Artist & Daniel Cooney Fine Art
Lot # 49 Lot # 50Frank Louis Steven MenendezThe Embrace Fire Island Dream 3Digital C-print Archival digital C-print, ed. 620 in. x 30 in. of 10Value: $250 12 in. x18 in.Courtesy of the Artist Value: $500 Courtesy of the ArtistLot # 51 Lot # 52Steven Menendez Emmy MikelsonBelvedere 4 Untitled (bird)Archival digital C-print, ed. 3 Etching, ed. 1 of 2of 10 11 in. x 5.5 in.12 in. x18 in. Value: $500Value: $500 Courtesy of the ArtistCourtesy of the ArtistLot # 53 Lot # 54Emmy Mikelson MJ MillerUntitled (deer) BleachEtching, ed. 1 of 2 ed. 1 of 505.5 in. x 11 in. 16 in. x 20 in.Value: $500 Value: $1,000Courtesy of the Artist Courtesy of the ArtistLot # 55 Lot # 56Slava Mogutin Eva MuellerBrosephines Black BackArchival chromogenic print, Archival pigment print, ed. 1ed. 1 of 5 of 1520 in. x 16 in. 36 in. x 24 in.Value: $1,500 Value: $1,000Courtesy of the Artist Courtesy of the Artist
Lot # 57 Lot # 58Frank Mullaney Frank Mullaney"Brian" (from the series "Luke" (from the series"Wallpaper Saints") "Wallpaper Saints")Archival pigment print, ed. 1 Archival pigment print, ed. 1of 10 of 1012 in. x 18 in. 12 in. x 18 in.Value: $500 Value: $500Courtesy of the Artist & CAS Art Courtesy of the Artist & CAS ArtCenter CenterLot # 59 Lot # 60Kenneth Nadel Math-You NamieChristopher, 2011 JoePencil & white charcoal on Hand-painted acrylic on linengrey paper 15 in. 22 in. x 1 in.21 in. x 17 in. Value: $750Value: $500 Courtesy of the ArtistCourtesy of the ArtistLot # 61 Lot # 62Ann Marie Napoli Dominic NurreFrankie Exposure (page 9, reverse)Pastel on Paper Erased magazine page18 in. x 24 in. 8 in. x 10 in.Value: $800 Value: $850Courtesy of the Artist Courtesy of the ArtistLot # 63 Lot # 64Stephen Olivier Debi OuluKusama Tree Man MasterbatingAcrylic, digital print, and resin Cold bronze casting, ed. 2 ofon panel 1219 in. x 38 in. 18 in x 8 in x 6 inValue: $4,500 Value: $4,000Courtesy of the Artist & Tew Courtesy of the ArtistGalleries
Lot # 65 Lot # 66Debi Oulu John Paradiso“Cinderella’s Fuck Me Shoes - Power CoupleCunnilingus” Hand embroidery on satin,epoxy, LED lights, ed. 1 of 12 wood hoop, 24k gold leaf,7 in. x 3 in. x 5 in. wood panelValue: $1,500 18 in. x 18 in.Courtesy of the Artist Value: $750 Courtesy of the ArtistLot # 67 Lot # 68Eric Parnes Troy Phillips & Akimitsu SadoiLuxury Henna LV Dance Series: Nick AdamsC-print, ed. 3 of 5 "Soar"30 in. x 20 in. Digital C-printValue: $900 28 in. x 22 in. (Framed)Courtesy of the Artist Value: $1,200 Courtesy of the ArtistsLot # 69 Lot # 70Haq Qureshi Benjie RandallBliss Mary The NightArchival pigmented print, ed. mixed media, graphite on2 of 15 paper, foam board, vinyl, LED16 in. x 20 in. lights, metal chainValue: $300 15 in. x 12 in. x 3 in.Courtesy of the Artist Value: $400 Courtesy of the ArtistLot # 71 Lot # 72William Reue Barbara ReynoldsNail Spine 1 Boys First CatchPhotograph, ed. 1 of 10 Print on canvas38 in. x 38 in. 36 in. x 24 in.Value: $5,000 Value: $400Courtesy of the Artist Courtesy of the Artist
Lot # 73 Lot # 74David Rios Ferreira Homo RiotHe tried his best Dick ArmyGouache and color pencil on Mixed Media (Graphite &drafting film collage) on wood11in. x 14in. 18 in. x 18 in.Value: $300 Value: $400Courtesy of the Artist Courtesy of the Artist & The Site UnsceneLot # 75 Lot # 76Lisa Ross Mike RuizSultanim Kamil NicalekArchival pigment print on Stretch canvascotton paper 60 in. x 90 in.22 in. x 33 in. Value: $7,500Value: $3,500 Courtesy of the ArtistCourtesy of the Artist & AsyaGeisberg GalleryLot # 77 Lot # 78Christopher Russell H. SamarelBeework: Hive Melt_69Glazed white earthenware Print on canvas, ed. 1 of 59 in. x 12 in. 44 in. x 27 in.Value: $2,750 Value: $4,500Courtesy of the Artist & Courtesy of the ArtistJulie Saul GalleryLot # 79 Lot # 80Scott Sanders SantiagoPappa Earth Tied With LuvOil on wood Silver-Gelatin print, ed. 2 of 330.75 in. x 24.5 in. 20 in. x 16 in.Value: $850 Value: $2,000Courtesy of the Artist Courtesy of the Artist & Solar, East Hampton, NY
Lot # 81 Lot # 82Libby Saylor Wade SchamingRainbow ScrappedAcrylic on canvas Archival print on paper, ed. 17 in. x 5 in. of 5Value: $150 19 in. x 14 in.Courtesy of the Artist Value: $500 Courtesy of the ArtistLot # 83 Lot # 84Nikki Sclair ShungaboyMousetrap Muscleman Sexy PoseAcrylic/Latex paint, Marker on Acrylic on bristol papercanvas 24 in. x 19 in.23 in. x 42 in. Value: $500Value: $500 Courtesy of the Artist & MichiCourtesy of the Artist YamaguchiLot # 85 Lot # 86Bradford Shellhammer Kelsey ShwetzUntitled Studies on Color & Tepid BathShape Oil on canvasAcrylic collages on bristol 26.4 in. x 30 in.11 in. x 15 in. Value: $2,800Value: $500 Courtesy of the ArtistCourtesy of the ArtistLot # 87 Lot # 88Kelsey Shwetz Jacqueline SilberbushMale Nude NY Allows Same-Sex Marriage,Oil on canvas Becoming Largest State to Pass Law72 in. x 48 in. Photograph, C-printValue: $1,500 9 in. x 6 in. Value: $200Courtesy of the Artist Courtesy of the Artist
Lot # 89 Lot # 90Hector Silva Christopher StoutFrida In A Man’s Suit Gold Panel Eins (Capital)Giclée print, ed. 29 of 50 Industrial papier-mache comprised of cement, newspaper, gold & metallic20 in. x 30 in. oil paint & mounted on Belgian linenValue: $400 20 in. x 20 in.Courtesy of the Artist & Value: TBAChimmaya Gallery Courtesy of the Artist & Hous Projects, East SohoLot # 91 Lot # 92Paul Suttman Kevin TachmanBathers Ipanema Beach, 2011Bronze bas-releif Print19 in. x 54 in. x 1 in. 11.5 in. x 24 in.Value: $5,000 Value: $1,400Courtesy of the Artist Courtesy of the ArtistLot # 93 Lot # 94Polina Teif George TowneCategory Mistake “Patrick - Clover Back Tattoo"Digital photo print on archival Life Drawingpaper Color pencil on toned paper28 in. x 38 in. 25 in. x 19 in.Value: $1,200 Value: $850Courtesy of the Artist Courtesy of the Artist & Michael Mut GalleryLot # 95 Lot # 96Matteo Trisolini Alic TrossmanThe Artist Untitled (Wel Come)Photograph mounted on Color printmuseum plexiglass 20 in. x 26 in.20 in. x 24 in. Value: $800Value: $2,000 Courtesy of the ArtistCourtesy of the Artist
Lot # 97 Lot # 98Kevin Truong Marc Van CauwenberghGood Morning America Untitled(Black/Green/Ochre)Print, ed. 1 Oil on linen20 in. x 22 in. 20 in. x 15 in.Value: $500 Value: $3,200Courtesy of the Artist Courtesy of the Artist & Kathleen Cullen Fine ArtsLot # 99 Lot # 100Rosario Varela Daniel VennemannHere ABSTRACTION # 10-211-1Aqua oils on board Acrylic on canvas24 in. x 16 in. 16 in. x 24 in.Value: $500 Value: $2,000 Courtesy of the ArtistLot # 101 Lot # 102Eva Weiss Travis WilliamsBEAUTY AND THE BEAST / LOIS Magenta & GreenWEAVER Chromogenic printGlicee print 15 in. x 15 in.12 in. x 12 in. Value: $500Value: $500 Courtesy of the ArtistCourtesy of the ArtistLot # 103 Lot # 104Nick Yakimovich Marc YankusChanel Soldier Upper West SideSpray paint on album Print, ed. 13 of 15Value: $300 17 in. x 11 in.Courtesy of the Artist Value: 950 Courtesy of the Artist & ClampArt
Daniel Albert Daniel Albert is a 28 year-old native New Yorker. Daniel’s main goal in life is to be able to travel around the world, enjoying lots of dining and creating lots of art throughout. His expressiveb. 1982 portraits attempt to capture extreme emotions and oftentimes speak of a darker side to human nature. He has participated in various exhibitions in galleries throughout New York City since 2008.www.danielalbert.netDan Alvarado Dan Alvarado was born in New York, NY, and raised in Middletown, NJ. In 2008, Alvarado graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, concentrating his studies in painting and drawing,b. 1985 but also finding a big interest in screen printing. Alvarados artworks mostly focus on the content of political satire, expressing his thoughts of the current cultural milieu. Alvarado also visually experiments with color palettes and image content. Dan Alvarado has displayed his works in Newwww.danalvarado.com York, California, Italy, Spain and Canada.Ron Amato Ron Amato is the chairperson of the Photography Department of FIT. He has a BFA in Photography from SVA and an MFA from LIU in New Media Art and Performance. Amato has hadb. 1961 a long career as a lifestyle editorial photographer. Amato also has an extensive exhibition history. Both Amatos commercial work as well as his fine art work have centered around the male form and issues of sexual orientation. In recent years Amato has designed visual media for livewww.ronamatophotography.com performance, working on such productions as Broadways Grey Gardens and Lincoln Centers choral production of Phillip Glass The Juniper Tree.Kalliope Amorphous Kalliope Amorphous is a model and visual artist best known for her work in conceptual self- portraiture. Described as a "Jill Of All Trades" by Dazed And Confused magazine, Amorphous isb. 1978 the model, stylist and photographer of all of her images. Using her own image as the protagonist of her stories, Kalliope explores archetype, myth, gender, emotion and identity. She has an artistic desire to work with concepts involving the subconscious, alienation, isolation, time, memory andwww.kalliopeamorphous.com transcendence. Her photographs have been published and exhibited throughout the United States and internationally.Paolo Arao Paolo Arao is a Brooklyn-based artist represented by Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, where he has had three solo exhibitions. His work has been featured in group exhibitions in New York at The Drawing Center, The Bronx Museum, Socrates Sculpture Park and also in Los Angeles and London. He received his BFA from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1999 and attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in 2000.Scott Barnes Scott Barnes graduated from Indiana University with a degree in Journalism and a focus on Photojournalism. He started a head shot photography business in 2005 and developed an interestb. 1966 in fine art nudes around the same time. Since then, Scott has been mentored by well-known contemporary photographers including Michael Alago, Jeremy Lucido, and Justin Violini. Scott has exhibited fine art nudes in New York and Indianapolis, been published by Starrfuckerwww.sbarnesphotography.com magazine, and been featured on the DNA magazine Manhunt Daily blogs. He has also published a 2012 calendar of his photography of the male form, which currently has worldwide distribution.Mark Beard Beard is unprecedented, but not singular. Beard’s talent is so overflowing that he needed to channel himself into alter egos, inventing several personas to explore a variety of techniques. Theb. 1956 style of each of these artists is individual. He has at least five works in museum collections, including the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston’s Anthenaeum, the Whitney, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Modern Art in New York. He also has pieces at Princeton, Harvard, and Yale Universities as well as more then 100 pieces in private collections.Colleen Blackard Blackard’s art shares her experience of the universe. She builds up masses of ballpoint pen lines to form drawings of light and shadow. With her series, For The Universe, Colleen brings intob. 1987 question scale by juxtaposing the infinitely large and the infinitely small, whereas The Nature of Ballpoint involves the viewer in the process by following the lines. Colleen received a BA from Hampshire College where she concentrated on studio art. Born and raised in Texas, she currentlywww.colleenblackard.carbonmade.com resides in Brooklyn, where she continues to create ballpoint pen drawings. Her work can often be seen in shows around the city.
Gavin Bond Gavin Bond is one of the hottest celebrity photographers in the world. Mixing sex and smiles, contemporary sass and good Hollywood glamour, popping colors and classy b+w, his imagery is a deliciously toxic cocktail of conceptual ideas and engaging personality driven shots. The magic comes form Bond’s special way of connecting with his subjects. From Jennifer Aniston to Jack Black, U2 to Rihanna, they willingly submit to his process, giving Bond exactly what he needs for his image. A graduate of London’s infamous St. Martin’s school of art, Bond continues shooting backstage at the Golden Globes and recent campaigns include Sony Pictures, HBO, Sony Music and Universal Pictures to name a few.Jared Buckheister Jared Buckhiester was born in Dahlonega, GA, in 1977 and graduated from Pratt Institute, New York, in 1999. He has had solo exhibitions at Envoy and Rare Gallery in New York, Thomas Rehbeinb. 1977 in Cologne, and Galerie du Jour in Paris. His work has been included in group shows in New York at Feature Inc., Cheim and Read, Paul Kasmin Gallery, and John Connelly Presents, as well as in exhibitions at Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, and the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, among other venues. Buckhiester is currently finishing his MFA at Bard College in New York.Kathe Burkhart Kathe Burkhart is an interdisciplinary artist and writer. Her work has been widely exhibited nationally and internationally, including the 1993 Venice Biennale, PS1 Contemporary Artb. 1958 Center/MoMA, SMAK Museum, (Gent, Belgium), Brooklyn Museum, Weatherspoon Museum, Neuberger Museum, Banff Centre for the Arts (Canada), FlashArt Museum, Galleria d Arte Moderna, Bologna (Italy) and the Groningen and Helmond Museums (Netherlands) among many others. She has had solo exhibitions as well. The Liz Taylor Series originated the discourse of the Bad Girl and has been ongoing since 1983.Robert Camilleri Robert Camilleri was born and raised in Geneva, Switzerland. A graduate of Dartmouth College, today Robert works in advertising and co-leads his company’s LGBT Advocacy Group. His work isb. 1979 primarily featured in private collections. As part of his series "The Kiss,” the body of work represents his first venture into capturing the human form while staying true to his love of monochromatic shapes and shadows.www.robertcamilleri.comDavide Cantoni Davide Cantoni was born in Milan, Italy. Educated in London, he holds a BA in Fine Arts from the Slade School (UCL) and also an MA (RCA) in Painting from the Royal College of Art. He has livedb. 1965 and worked in NY since 1996, and has shown his work extensively in Europe and the US. Recent shows include: "111" Blindarte Contemporanea, Naples Italy. “Fire Works” curated by Mary Birmingham, Hunterdon Art Museum, NJ. “Where There’s Smoke” curated by Linda Griggs, Hampden Gallery, UMASS,MA. His work is in many private and public collections including, MOMA and OSRAM.Justine Cooper As an interdisciplinary artist, Cooper renders each project in the way most befitting to her idea, whether minimal, baroque, or hyper realist, she uses a variety of methods, including MRIs, large format photography, video, animation, web or installation. While a polygamist when it comes to aesthetics and mediums, she has continually been devoted to her inspiration from science and medicine. Her work has been internationally recognized and exhibited and screened at venues across the world. Coopers artwork is held in public and private collections including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Powerhouse Museum (Sydney), The Queensland Art Gallery and the Australian Center for the Moving Image.Brian Cyr Abstract artist Brian Cyr grew up in New England. Being brought up Catholic, he went to Catholic school and was also an alter boy. He was outed by the United States Air Force for being gay andb. 1970 has been on a mission to get his story and artwork out to the public to help end bullying and discrimination. Brian has made multiple appearances on FOX, ABC and the Lisa Wexler Show. His work has been showcased at James Harper Gallery in Florida and is now available at BC Salon inwww.briancyrart.com Morristown, NJ as well as the POSCHE Boutique in Wayne, NJ, as featured on Bravos "Real Housewives of New Jersey.”Melanie Daniel Melanie Daniel was born in Victoria, British Columbia, and after studies in Canada completed her BFA and MFA at Bezalel Academy, Israel. Her work combines Canadian imagery, personal history,b. 1972 and a bravura approach to painting. Daniel received the 2009 Rappaport Prize for a Young Israeli Artist, with a solo exhibition "Evergreen" at the Tel Aviv Museum in 2010. She has had solo exhibitions at Angelika Knapper Gallery in Stockholm, Noga Gallery, Tel Aviv, Alon Segev Gallery, Tel Aviv, and Grandforks Gallery, B.C., as well as group exhibitions. Her videos have been screened in Kassel, Paris, Detroit, Tel Aviv and Jerusalem.
Mark DeMuro Mark DeMuro was born in Washington State, grew up in California, Michigan, Japan, Virginia, Miami, and lives and works in New York as an artist and private art dealer. He has won the Deansb. 1952 Purchase Award from the University of Miami, and received the Ludwig K. Vogelstein Foundation Grant for Painting. Collections include: U.S. State Department, Harvard University, Hess Corporation, Systems Products International, Meier Inc, Komar Inc, Gracie Mansion, Jane Holzer, Tim Forbes, Jerry Magnin, David Murdoch, Victoria Baden-Powell, Ezra Chowaiki, Ed Meisner, Bjorn Ressle and Erin McKinnon, among several others. His inspiration for his painting was the lakeside summer family home in New York.Troy Dunham & Jeff Eason Jeff Eason of Wilson models has a degree in Photography from the CCS in Detroit. Upon graduation he moved to New York and became the gay community’s premier nightlife andb. 1976 event photographer, as well as a regular cover and feature photographer for both HX and Next Magazines. Troy Dunham of troyboydesign, inc has a degree in Printmaking from Eastern Michigan University. Former Creative Director of HX Magazine - he worked with Jeff to develop awww.troyboydesign.com signature look for the magazine. He and Jeff still work closely on a wide variety of projects for numerous clients.Kelsey Ervi Kelsey Ervi, a born and raised Texan, just dove into the real world after graduating from Baylor University and has been trying to find her stroke. While attending Baylor, where she received ab. 1989 BFA in Theater Performance, she discovered a passion and love for photography. Kelseys professional work includes theater, head shot and performance photography as well as weddings and family portraits. Beyond that, Kelsey aims to do exciting and innovative art, always with an eagerness to spark creativity, conversation and questions in others.Carl James Ferrero Carl James Ferrero was born in Vineland, NJ, and received his MFA from Brooklyn College. His work has been exhibited in New York at Artists Space, Feature Inc., the Bronx Museum of the Arts,b. 1969 and the Elizabeth Foundation Gallery, as well as at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Exile Berlin, and many other venues in the United States and in Europe. He has been awarded fellowships from the Millay Colony, the AIM program, and the Foundation for Contemporary Arts. Ferrero’s artwork has been published in Drawings On Writing (J&L Books, 2008) and Mike Albo’s novel The Underminer (Bloomsbury USA, 2005). He lives in Brooklyn.Robert Flynt Robert Flynt’s work has been widely exhibited in the United States and abroad since 1980. It has been shown in major museums, galleries and alternative spaces, as well as collaborativeb. 1956 performance and dance projects worldwide. His work is in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York, as well as the Metropolitan Museum, The International Center of Photography (NY), and L.A. County Museum, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston , among manywww.robertflynt.com others. Flynt received fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, Light Work, the Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation, and recently the Bogliasco residency fellowship in Italy and Valparaiso in Spain.Patrick B. Fream Patrick B. Fream was born in Point Pleasant, New Jersey. He attended Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University where he received a degree in Visual Arts/Painting, and a minor in Artb. 1982 History.www.patrickbfream.blogspot.comLila Freeman Lila Freeman has a BFA in Fine Art /Drawing and an MS in Information and Library Science from Pratt Institute. Her visual influences include Alice Neel, William Steig, Mark Rothko, Vincent Vanb. 1979 Gogh, Edouard Vuillard, and the early drawings of Andy Warhol. In 2009, Lila had a month-long solo exhibition of her figure drawings at Spring Studio in Manhattan. She participated in Bushwick Open Studios 2010 and currently has a show of portraits on display at Vics Bagel Bar in Murray Hill.www.lilafreeman.comGina Garan In 2000, This Is Blythe, the seminal photo book of and about the legendary fashion doll Blythe, debuted. Since then it has sold over 200,000 copies, spawning a worldwide renaissance for theb. 1964 doll and introducing the book’s author, photographer Gina Garan, to the world. Ms. Garan has since published numerous other books of her work, including the popular Blythe Style (2005), and Blythe Moment (2006) and Blythe Rhapsody (2007). Ms. Garan has also collaborated in the design and production of several new dolls, including ginagirls, sold mainly in Japan, and Bendel’s Girls, available at Christmas exclusively at New York department store Henri Bendel. Next fall she has another doll photo book coming out called ‘Susie Says’ published by PowerHouse Books. Find out
gilf! gilf! is an up-and-coming Brooklyn-based female street artist working to create positive change. Formally trained in fine arts, but completely self-taught as a stencil and street artist, she has beenb. 1981 featured in multiple galleries as well as many art magazines/blogs, such as hyperallergic, the world according to g, brooklyn street art, and juxtapose.www.gilfnyc.comTamar Hirschl Tamar Hirschl was born in Zagreb, Croatia. Hirschl has studied at Bezalel, Cooper Union, and the School of Visual Arts. She holds an MA from Lesley College. Tamar Hirschl currently lives and worksb. 1939 in New York. Tamar has had recent solo exhibitions at Queens Museum of Art; the Mizel Museum; the Philadelphia Art Alliance; the HUC-JIR Museum; the Zagreb Museum Center; and the Mestrovic National Gallery. Group exhibitions include the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, artswww.tamarhirschl.com Survey of Israeli Contemporary Art, and the 9th International Istanbul Biennial. Her work is in the permanent collection of the Queens Museum of Art.Adin David Hixon Adin David Hixon is an obsessive abstractionist. His works on paper are created from a meticulous series of intermediate steps of smaller paintings that are transferred (almost like printing) onto a larger painting. A former studio assistant to Philip Taaffe (another obsessive), Hixon is also an admirer of the process of abstraction in the works of Louise Fishman, Bill Jensen, and Brice Marden. And in all these painters, one finds meditations on nature’s abstract patterns; and for Hixon as well, nature’s visual rhythms (undulating waves, ridges of mountains, or the bark of a tree) are sources of inspiration and are at the root of his recent works of art. Intuitive improvisation is also an undercurrent of the work not unlike that found in the modalities ofItzik Iluz Born in Jerusalem, Iluz has lived in Israel for years, working as a developer of computer- embedded products. Iluz was always attracted to the fascinating combinations and contrastsb. 1954 between art and technology, between accuracy and creative spontaneity. He was attracted as well to geometric shapes, the infinite world of shadows they create, and the not always predictable relations created between objects. Since 2008, Iluz has focused on design andwww.iluz-light-sculptures.com sculpting with light used as raw material.Todd Kelly Born in Niles, MI, Todd Kelly studied architecture for three years before taking up painting as a career. Todd earned an MFA in 2000 at the School of Visual Arts and a B.A. in painting atb. 1972 Anderson University, IN. Currently living and working in Brooklyn, Todd spent 2003 to 2006 in London, where his work work was featured in the 2006 Jerwood Painters Exhibition, the National Portrait Gallery and many group shows around London. Todds first solo show in NY opened Maywww.asyageisberggallery.com 2011 at Asya Geisberg Gallery.Mikael Kenney Mikael Kennedy is a photographer living and working in New York City. He is the author of the internationally acclaimed Polaroid travel blog: Passport to Trespass. His Polaroid work isb. 1979 represented by the Peter Hay Halpert Fine Art Gallery of New York City. Kennedys Polaroids were recently the subject of a solo show at the historic Chelsea Hotel in New York City and were shown at the International Polaroid Symposium in Cardiff, Wales where he was invited as a guest lecturer. Kennedys photographs have appeared in Nylon, Dazed & Confused, Blown (UK), Cosmoplotian, WWD, and GQ.com.Justin Kim Justin Kim’s work combines the grand tradition of figure painting with a modern sensibility. In addition to figures, Mr. Kim works on miniature collages, combining American landscapes withb. 1971 forms and figures from the old masters. His work generates tension between artifice and reality without sacrificing more traditional painting structures. Born in Hartford in 1971, Mr. Kim received a B.A. from Yale and an MFA from the American University in Washington, D.C. He interned withwww.justinkim71.blogspot.com the artist David Hockney, has taught at Yale and Dartmouth, and from 2007 - 2010 worked as professor and dean at Deep Springs College in CA.Robert Kitchen The late Robert Kitchen’s talent has been recognized worldwide. He has participated in numerous group and solo exhibitions all over the world, including over twenty shows in New Yorkb. 1949 as well as shows in Japan and Sweden.
Hein Koh Hein Koh is a New York City-based artist, who received two BAs from Dartmouth College, in Studio Art and Psychology, and an MFA in Painting from Yale University. Her awards include theb. 1976 Wolfenden Fine Arts Prize, Carol Schlosberg Memorial Award, and the Mid-Atlantic Foundation Artists and Communities Grant. Most recently, she was selected for the Bronx Museum Artists in the Marketplace program in 2011, and her work was included in "Bronx Calling," the first AIMwww.heinkoh.com biennial curated by Jose Ruiz and Wayne Northcross. Her work has generated press in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer and The Brooklyn Rail.Kinke Kooi Kinke Kooi was born in Leeuwarden, Netherlands in 1961 and studied at the Academy for the Visual Arts, Arnhem. She has had solo exhibitions at Feature Inc., New York, De Praktijk,b. 1961 Amsterdam, and the Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Arnhem, among other venues, and her work has been included in numerous group shows in the United States and Europe, including “Rebelle: Art and Feminism 1969–2009,” Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Arnhem (2009); “Don’t Let the Boys Win,” Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, CA (2007); and “The Nude in Contemporary Art,” Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT (1999). Kooi lives and works in Arnhem.Katie Koti Katie Koti grew up in Greenfield Massachusetts. Her work to date has focused on identity, desire, and embodiment, often using landscape to explore visceral connections between bodies,b. 1979 culture and nature. Koti is a member of the Yale MFA Photography class of 2012. She earned a BFA in Photography and Graphic Design (2010) at the Rhode Island School of Design. Before attending RISD, Koti graduated with Honors from Greenfield Community College, Massachusetts,www.katiekoti.com where she studied Liberal and Media Arts. Koti shoots with an Ebony 4x5 field camera.Scooter LaForge Scooter Laforge earned a painting degree at the University of Arizona before receiving a fellowship to Cooper Union School of Art. His projects have been showcased at numerousb. 1971 galleries around the Big Apple, such as Exit Art, Wooster Projects White Columns, Feature Inc. and Bucheon to name a few. Scooter has been selected to feature his work in the London Biennale opening at the Christopher Henry Gallery. Currently, Scooter LaForge resides in the East Village and works from his painting studio in Chinatown.Joe Lamattina Joe LaMattina’s figurative paintings narrate the journey into the concept of imagination, exploring the creative process through mixed media. A recently retired art educator of thirty fiveb. 1953 years, this artist has preserved a focus on the exploration of the creative mind by teaching others and pushing the boundaries of his own working practice. His works are intuitive, usually starting with graphite drawings and mark-making on the support, and continuing with the artist both building up and tearing down layers of visual information. Joe LaMattina lives and works in Hackensack, NJ.Jamaes Lambo James Lambo was born in Peekskill, NY and grew up in Putnam Valley. He attended Pratt- Manhattan Center where he majored in graphic design. It’s the interpretation of life into itsb. 1958 graphic form that excite and inspire him in his work. His process starts with a collage in the likeness of his subject, he interprets each line and form in a way that will lend itself to the serigraph printing process, the end result being a unique look and feel for the subject. James currently lives and works in Westchester NY.Donald Lambo Donald Lambo was born in Amsterdam, NY, and attended Pratt Institute during the 1940s. Don was an adventurer who traveled with his family throughout the United States and Canada onb. 1921 painting trips. After a stint with commercial illustration he became a full-time watercolorist for thed. 2008 last 40 years of his life traveling to art shows up and down the Eastern seaboard.Rob Lang Rob Lang was born in New York. Lang is a graduate of the Masters Program for fine art photography at New York University/International Center of Photography. He currently lives inb. 1960 both Santa Fe and New York.www.roblangphotography.com
James Lecce James Lecce was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA. He received his MFA in painting from Pratt Institute. He began exhibiting his work in the mid 1990s in galleries and museums throughout the U.S. and will have his fifth solo show at McKenzie Fine Art in Chelsea in May, 2012.Annie Leibovitz Annie Leibovitz’s large and distinguished body of work encompasses some of the most well- known portraits of our time. Leibovitz was born on October 2, 1949, in Waterbury, Connecticut.b. 1949 Her father was an officer in the Air Force and her childhood was spent on a succession of military bases. She began her career as a photojournalist for Rolling Stone in 1970, while she was still a student at the San Francisco Art Institute. Her pictures have appeared regularly on magazine covers ever since.Jamie Leo A creative who writes, observes and designs, Jamie is an Albee Fellow in writing and was a designer of Bways RENT as well as many legendary downtown productions. His interdisciplinaryb. 1954 background leads to published works, award-winning video/theatrical design, art installations, as well as activism in AIDS and other social justice causes. He is a frequent collaborator, adjudicator and evangelist in new media communities. Jamie’s digital illustrations are a regular feature onwww.jamieleo.com Ecocentricblog.org.David Gary Lloyd David Gary Lloyd was born winter of December ‘85. As a child he enjoyed exploring his inner playground by daydreaming and expressing those visions onto ruled paper. A mechanical pencilb. 1985 was and will always be his preferred method of release. David currently resides in Miami where he manages a successful photography studio. Balancing his commercial work and fine art continually challenge his perspectives and opportunities for his work to evolve.davidgarylloyd.comMarc Lodovico As a long time resident of Manhattan, Marc Lodovico’s photography always depicts his urban surroundings. Lodovico has donated a print to GLAAD’s OUTAuction for the past six years, andb. 1961 currently resides in Palm Springs, CA.Zachori Logan Zachari Logan has exhibited his work widely in both Canada and internationally and has been featured and reviewed in many international publications. In his current body of work he investigates stereotypic masculine representation in contemporary society. As catalyst, he utilizes his own body exclusively, engaging both epic-scale and stylistically-historic technique. His forthcoming book Portraits Without Pants: The Art of Zachari Logan will be presented by Sternthal Publications. He is currently exhibited in Trauma & Other Stories at Daniel Cooney Fine Art."Frank Louis A self-taught New York native with a degree in computer science, Frank Louis enjoys the convergence of both his passions: photography and technology. Louis is working on his secondb. 1965 book with the provisional title “Southern Exposure” and the forthcoming “Men of beauty Magazine.” His work has been featured in and on the cover of several magazines including Instinct, reFRESH, Manner, and DNA, and has been shown in various galleries throughout the U.S.www.franklouis.com His photographs are inspired by fashion, beauty, pop music, and dance, as well as artists Robert Mapplethorpe, Herb Ritts, and Greg GormanSteven Menendez Steven Menendez was destined for fashion. Born and raised in Miami Florida, he was drawn to fashion photography since early childhood. At a young age, he began styling his wardrobe fromb. 1968 head to toe and directing his own photo shoots. He attended the International Center of Photography in New York in 2001 and has exhibited at the Barbara Levy gallery in Fire Island in 2007. His work has also been published in Desert Living, Magpie Darling, Time Out and Nextwww.stevenmenendez.com magazines.
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Emmy Mikelson Emmy Mikelson is an artist and curator based in Brooklyn. Her work has been exhibited at Jack Tilton Gallery, NY; the International Studio and Curatorial Program (ISCP), Brooklyn, NY; Paulb. 1982 Robeson Galleries, Rutgers University, NJ; DiVA Fair Miami and the Bridge Art Fair, London. She has curated for the James Gallery at the CUNY Graduate Center; the lower east side gallery, NY Studio Gallery; as well as assisting with the exhibition and publication for the James Frazer Stirlingwww.emmymikelson.com retrospective at the Yale Center for British Art. She currently teaches in the Art Department at Pace University.MJ Miller Miller’s work focuses on women, intimacy and sex, exploring the female genders relationship with sex and the restrictions women still face within society to be truly liberated without beingb. 1979 exploited or judged. In 2011, her clean living project won top 50 with 3rd Wards Open Call.www.m-j-miller.comSlava Mogutin Siberian-born artist and writer Slava Mogutin was exiled from Russia for his queer writings and activism at the age of 21. In 1995, he was granted political asylum in the U.S. with the support ofb. 1974 Amnesty International and PEN American Center. Mogutin is the author of two hardcover monographs of photography, Lost Boys and NYC Go-Go, and seven books of writings published in Russian. He’s the winner of the prestigious Andrei Bely Prize for poetry (2000). In the past decade, Mogutin’s photography, video and multimedia work have been exhibited internationally, including MoMA PS 1 and Museum of Art and Designs.Eva Mueller Eva Mueller was born and raised in Germany. Eva transitioned from art direction into photography when she moved to New York. Her trademarks are stark minimal images with a darkb. 1969 humorous twist. Quirky portraits, nudes and projections on the naked body are the center pieces of her work. Eva has shot for most major record labels in the U.S. and UK, her editorial work has appeared in magazines such as 125 Magazine, GQ, Vorne. Her fine art work has been exhibitedwww.evamueller.com in galleries throughout the U.S., in London and Germany. Eva lives and works in New York City.Frank Mullaney Frank Mullaney is a photographer who divides his time between New York City and his home in the Catskills that he shares with his partner. He studied at The International School of Photographyb. 1957 with many gifted artists including Amy Arbus and Billy Cunningham. His work has been shown in New York, Los Angeles, Provincetown and the Catskills. He was the featured cover photographer for The Guide magazine before its untimely demise in August 2010. He currently has a solowww.frankmullaneyphotography.com exhibition, "real/unreal" at The CAS Arts Center in Livingston Manor, NY.Kenneth Nadel New York-based artist, Kenneth Nadel makes time to draw in addition to being an editorial art director and graphic designer. He has exhibited work in "unfinished business," a solo exhibition, as well as in group shows at The Leslie Lohman Gallery and The Center in NYC, and The Fire Island Pines Biennial 2009 and 2011. It has been his honor to be part of GLAADs New York OUTAuction every year since its inception.www.kennethnadel.comMath-You Namie Math-You Namie’s hand-painted portraits have been in demand in the art world for the past five years. His paintings resonate strongly with distinct collectors in diverse environments. A graduateb. 1979 of Hunter College and originally from Charleston, South Carolina, Math-You currently resides in New York City. Math-You is available for private commission and portraiture.www.math-younamie.comAnn Marie Napoli Ann Marie grew up in Brooklyn in a very creative environment. Recognized as a natural artist earlier in life, her family encouraged this path from the moment she picked up a crayon. Ab. 1975 graduate of Fashion Institute of Technology with a BFA in Illustration, Ann Marie has studied renaissance art in Florence, Italy during her college career. Her work has won awards, been published and gained recognition from a variety of shows and exhibitions in the tri-state area.www.artworkbyme.weebly.com Recently she illustrated a childrens book to be published for worldwide distribution this year.
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Dominic Nurre Dominic Nurre was born in Mankato, MN and received a MFA in Sculpture from Hunter College. He has participated in group shows at Gavin Browns Enterprise, Anna Kustera, West Streetb. 1980 Gallery, fordProjects, and Team. Most notably, he was included in Greater New York 2010 at MoMA PS1 and recently presented his first solo exhibition at Terrence Kohs Asia Song Society. Nurre happily lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.www.dominicnurre.comStephen Olivier After studying printmaking and painting under his fathers tutelage, Olivier studied photography at the Massachusetts College of Art. In 2000 he moved to Brooklyn where he paints and raisesb. 1970 two little girls with his partner of 18 years / husband of 7 years. He has exhibited his work in NYC, Boston, Atlanta, Provincetown, Miami, Tokyo, London, and Berlin.www.olivierstudios.comDebi Oulu Debi Oulu is an international multi-disciplinary artist. Born in the United States, Debi received her BA in Communications from UCSD. Debi moved to Israel and began working as a 3-D animator.b. 1965 She continued her art studies, first under the direction of artist Yehezkel Cohen, and then at the Midrasha Art School in Israel, and afterwards under the tutelage of Professor Harry Lee Anderson. In the past year alone she has participated in over 10 art exhibits in sculpture, video,www.debioulu.com performance art and installation art. Her work has been exhibited in Israel, Italy, Seattle, New York, Los Angles, and San Francisco.John Paradiso John Paradiso earned his BFA from S.U.N.Y Purchase and his MFA from S.U.N.Y Buffalo. He works in mixed media and describes his work as metaphorical and based upon such issues as identity,b.1962 sexuality, health, and love. He has work in the National Picture Collection at the Library of Congress, AIDS Portfolio, The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender and Reproduction and private collections. John has served as an educator and caregiver in the HIV/AIDS communitywww.john-paradiso.com for over 20 years, developing educational programs and providing pier-based counseling for gay men. He currently manages the Gateway Arts Center in Brentwood, MD.Eric Parnes Eric Parnes was born in the West with immediate family roots in Iran, his vision reflects one’s internal struggle to define identity and can be traced to early childhood experiences. As ab. 1979 conceptual artist, the catharsis of creation has compelled him to examine and portray the perceived differences and similarities of the world he was born in as well as the echoes of the eras of his forefathers, allowing him to concentrate on crafting a series of works that revise andwww.eric-parnes.com explore one’s understanding of “The Orient.”Troy Phillips & Akimitsu Sadoi With a background in counseling psychology and design, Troy Phillips, a native of Oklahoma, found a passion for photography as a teen. His love for photography grew while living andb. 1965 studying in Japan before settling in New York City in the early 1990s. Phillips debuted hisb. 1966 professional photography career in 2005 with a fine-art portrait exhibition in New York City at the prestigious National Arts Club. Additional exhibitions continued in Osaka, Tokyo, Toronto, NYCwww.troyphillipsphotography.com and Brooklyn.Haq Qureshi New York-based artist and graphic designer, Haq Qureshi, is a graduate from The School of Visual Arts. While art directing for a small design firm, he finds time to continue his artistic endeavors inb. 1980 photography and sculpture. His love for world travel has become his means of seeking knowledge, which he narrates through storytelling in his photography. A few of his more recent forays into photography include character-defining studio portrait work.www.photos.haqart.comBenjie Randall Benjie Randall was born in El Segundo, CA. He received his BFA from The Boston Conservatory. More than a visual artist, he is a theater actor and singer/songwriter. Desiring to be a voice for theb. 1979 gay community, he spent the last year writing, producing, and recording his debut self-titled album, now available on iTunes.www.benjierandall.com
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William Reue William Reue is an artist and architect with a practice in New York City. His paintings, drawings, and photographs explore metrics of the human body. His most recent work draws inspiration fromb. 1971 seemingly mundane building elements whose beauty is born of utility.www.wreue.comBarbara Reynolds Reynolds was born in Port Antonio, Jamaica, on Valentines Day. While too young to attend, she won a scholarship to attend an American art school at the age of 10. The scholarship wasb. 1943 deferred until she was old enough, but she did not attend as she went on to attend finishing school in England and then to Paris to continue her art studies. While studying painting and graphic design at LAcademie Charpentier, known also as LEcole Nationale Superieure aux Arts Decoratif, Reynolds had the rare opportunity to meet Pablo Picasso.David Rios Ferreira David Rios Ferreira was born in Bronx, NY and received his BFA at The Cooper Union. He has exhibited in galleries and museums in the U.S. and abroad, including CoCA Seattle, Islip Artb. 1982 Museum, and Kunstraum Richard Sorge Gallery in Berlin. He is a member of The Drawing Center Viewing Program and was invited to show at ‘06 Berliner Kunstsalon Art Fair. Most recently, he participated in ART LIVE 2011 at CATM Gallery in New York and was recently awarded the Keywww.davidriosart.com holder Residency at the Lower East Side Printshop.Homo Riot Homo Riots work is an emblem of pride and strength in the gay community. In September 2011, he launched the Global Homo Riot, recruiting help from supporters in nearly 200 cities across theb. 1970 globe. The Riot gave people the opportunity to paste and stencil gay imagery in their own communities. Homo Riot continues using street art as his platform to communicate to the gay and straight communities, engendering pride, exposing sexual-social hypocrisy and combatingwww.homoriot.com homophobia. In addition, his work is seen in galleries and he consistently pushes the boundaries of his own art by exploring the deeper implications of sexuality.Lisa Ross Lisa Ross is a Brooklyn-born photographer, video artist and educator. She has a solo exhibition now at Asya Geisberg Gallery and in the past at Daneyal Mahmood, Kashya Hildebrand (Zurich)b. 1964 and Nelson Hancock Gallery. Her work was included in Rencontres D’Arles, France and group exhibitions at Bellwether, Murray Guy, Bronx Museum among others. Ross is a Bronx Museum AIM 29 artist, and a recipient of the Hayward Prize, 2001. She has had multiple reviews in The New York Times, New Yorker and New York Magazine. In 2012, Ross will have a solo exhibition at the Rubin Museum of Art. Ross received an MFA from Columbia.Mike Ruiz Few do cool so hot; even fewer capture the glamorous inner sinner imagination of today’s extravagant enigmas than New York-based, high-octane celebrity and fashion photographer and director Mike Ruiz. His work has appeared in Vanity Fair, Conde Nast Traveler, Interview, Italian Elle, and Spanish and Brazilian Vogue. Mike has contributed to D & G’s “Hollywood” book and has released a solo show at the prestigious Leslie Lohman Gallery. As founding partner of Elite L.A. photography complex Miauhaus Studios, Mike can currently be seen on LOGO’s “A-List NY.”Christopher Russell Inspired by visits to Henry Mercers Fonthill in Bucks County, PA, Christopher Russell began producing architectural ceramics in 1991. His custom tile projects have been featured in The New York Times, New York Newsday, Food & Wine, and Tile and Stone. His sculptural ceramics have been exhibited at the Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY; the Clay Center, Philadelphia, PA; and Greenwich House Pottery, New York, NY. Christopher Russell received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Wesleyan University in 1983. He lives and works in New York City.H. Samarel H. Samarel, born and raised in Israel, graduate of Bezalel Academy. Samarels erotic artworks appears in 3 volumes of the book "The Worlds Greatest Erotic Art of Today.” In 2001, he createdb. 1958 www.samarelart.com to share his erotic works with the world. It has since grown to include an adult webzine, featuring some of today’s most talented erotic writers, and is one of the largest erotic art sites on the web. Samarel participated in several exhibitions in USA between the yearswww.samarelart.com 2001 - 2010. As an erotic artist living in Israel, his main activity is his website.
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Scott Sanders Scott Sanders grew up on the west coast of central Florida. After receiving a BFA in studio art from Florida State University, he relocated to DUMBO Brooklyn in 1996 and became involved with theb. 1970 local art scene, which included working with Joy Glidden on the first annual Dumbo Arts Festival and Christo & Jeanne-Claude on the "Gates" project in Central Park. As a painter, he has shown throughout New York City and cherishes the rich history of the New York art scene. Considered awww.scottsandesart.com surrealist, his work is a combination of abstract expressionism, symbolism and traditionalism.Santiago Born in Mexico D.F., raised in Los Angeles and now living and based in Chelsea, Santiago creates iconic images that are charged with elegance and beauty. Originally a costume designer and fashion stylist, his distinct fashion styling has graced the pages of Vogue, Vanity Fair, In Style and The New York Times Magazine. He also served on Broadway as a wardrobe consultant for the musical Chicago and as costume designer for John Leguizamo for his Broadway productions, as well as with Cheech Marin on his Broadway directorial debut.Libby Saylor Libby Saylor was born in Pennsylvania, and attended the University of the Arts in Philadelphia where she received a BFA in photography in 2002. Libby has had solo shows at the Philadelphiab. 1979 Art Alliance in 2006 and at Inliquid Solo Exhibition Series in Philadelphia in 2004. She has exhibited widely in Philadelphia and New York, as well as in Las Vegas, NV, Washington, DC, Ft. Collins, CO, and Rome, Italy. Libby works at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and lives in New York City.www.libbysaylor.comWade Schaming Wade Schaming was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Educated at University of Pittsburgh (BA, Film Studies, Studio Arts, 2006) and School of Visual Arts (MFA Fine Arts, 2010), Schaming currentlyb. 1984 lives and works in New York City. His submission to OUTAuction 2011 can be seen in the publication CRUSHFanzine, Auxiliary Issue #2 Secret Crush.www.wadeschaming.comNikki Sclair Nikki Sclair, of Merrick, NY, graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BFA from the Fashion Institute of Technology. She recieved her MA at Hofstra in Comparative Arts & Culture, and has hadb. 1983 experience at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Hispanic Society, and the Nassau Museum, involved in archiving, conservation, and education. Currently working in the specialized field of art transport, her preferred mediums are paint, found object/mixed media sculpture,www.nikkisclair.weebly.com photography and photolithography. She has previously exhibited at The Lobby Gallery, The Cup, and P.A.C.E. Gallery, among others.Shungaboy SHUNGABOY is a gay male visual artist whose work focuses on the male figure and faces. He paints at several drawing groups in the city and occasionally in Los Angeles. He graduated fromb. 1960 Cornell University with a degree in architecture and worked for various international firms before embarking on his current painting career. He resides in NYC.www.shungaboy.comBradford Shellhammer Bradford Shellhammer is a New York Times featured decorator, Parsons-trained fashion designer, and old school blogger. Hes co-founder and Chief Creative Officer of Fab.com. He created theb. 1976 gay blog Queerty (where he won a Bloggie) and has launched retail businesses for Blu Dot and Design Within Reach, where he also co-founded and wrote their Design Notes blog. He is a contributor to Dwell and has kept a personal blog for over a decade. He lives in New York City.www.bradfordshellhammer.com He owns 137 pairs of shoes and has a weakness for paisley, Paul Smith, and Scandinavian electro- pop.Kelsey Shwetz Kelsey Shwetz is a practicing Canadian visual artist. Her work explores contemporary ideas about the body, visually navigating through the social contexts that modify them. Specifically, sheb. 1986 addresses how social norms govern or else subvert beauty, sexuality, androgyny, fertility, and decay. Shwetz encourages the viewer to embrace progression and new identifications, while engaging them in the aesthetic pleasure of the present tense. Shwetz holds a Bachelors degree in Psychology with a minor in Painting from the University of Manitoba. Her work has appeared in collective and solo exhibitions nationally and internationally.
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