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Groundswell Community Mural Project 2008 ANNUAL ART AUCTION BENEFIT

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Groundswell Community Mural Project

Art Auction Benefit Raises Funds for Public Art

Wednesday, October 29, 7 - 10 pm
Donor's Preview, 6 - 7pm.

Affirmation Arts Gallery
523 W 37th Street
NYC 10011

Groundswell Community Mural Project, recently recognized in the NY Daily News as one of the city’s great arts organizations, is having its Annual Art Auction Benefit.

Ticket prices start at $35 per person.

Tickets at the $100 level buy entry to the Donor's Preview, 6pm- 7pm. The Preview includes early access to bidding and a "Buy It Now" event (selected artworks can be purchased at set price prior to auction).

Purchase tickets online through NY Charities

or by check:

Groundswell Benefit
339 Douglass Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217
(718) 254.9782

For more information:

Tickets also available at the door.

Groundswell’s gala benefit will feature a silent auction of the works of more than 60 contemporary artists. Libby Bugbee, from Christie's, will conduct a live auction of selected works.

Featured artists include:

Meredith Allen
Maria Elena Alvarez
Sarah Brenneman
Erin Burns
Jonathan Burstein
Eduardo Cervantes
Nicole Cherubini
Ellen Coleman-Izzo
Kevin Cooley
Collen Cunningham
Craig Damrauer
Tim Davis
Edward DelRosario
Jane Dickson
Ryan Divita
Alexis Duque
Elbow Toe
Franklin Evans
Matthew Fisher
Nancy Friedemann
Anna Gaskell
Meghan Gerety
Peter Gourfain
Peter Harrap
Cynthia Hartling
Ian Hartshorne
Paul Jacobsen
Erick Johnson
Sherry Kerlin
Swati Khurana
Natasha Kissell
Ellen Kozak
Jenny Laden
Adela Leibowitz
Joshua Levine
Philip Levine
Nikki Lindt
Sam Logan
Rene Lynch
Karen Margolis
Joe Matunis
Christina Mazzalupo
Shane McAdams
Barry McGee
Conor McGrady
Katie Merz
Jō Mikals-Adachi
Chris Mir
Bede Murphy
Matthew Nichols
Judith Page
Kate Pollard
Eduardo Alexander Rabel
Rigo 23
Jennifer Riley
Alexis Rockman
Bryony Romer
Kanako Sasaki
Nicole Schulman
Dread Scott
Inbal Sivan
Ryan Hartley Smith
Robin Tewes
Louise Thomas
Mauricio Trenard
Juan Villanueva
Massimo Vitali
Susan Wides
Hank Willis Thomas
Katie Yamasaki
Dan Zeller
Emna Zghal

Products from supporters such as last year's Prada, Kenneth Cole Productions, and Jo Malone will be raffled off the night of the event. Cocktails will be sponsored by Christiania Vodka, wine by Opici, beer by Brooklyn Brewery and food by Sheep Station.

Groundswell's benefit sponsors to date include: Davis, Polk & Wardwell, Goldstein, Hall & Associates, Pomerantz Haudek Block Grossman & Gross LLP, StratREALFoundation, USA, and Susan Ochshorn and Marc I. Gross.

Groundswell is a New York-based nonprofit organization dedicated to using art as a tool for social change by bringing together professional artists, community organizations, and youth to collaboratively create public art projects in communities across the city. Over the past 12 years, Groundswell has developed partnerships with community-based and educational institutions, serving thousands of youth and community members with whom we have worked to visually transform New York's urban landscape.

All events proceeds of the event will benefit Groundswell's programs.