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NURTUREart 2011 Benefit Auction, Tuesday October 11, 7pm, Chelsea Arts Museum

NURTUREart's Annual Benefit
Tuesday, October 11, 2011, 7pm
Chelsea Art Museum
556 West 22nd Street, New York NY

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Over 600 artists submitted work for the benefit auction. This year's exhibition jury, Pamela Auchincloss, David Cohen, James Kalm and Gregory Volk, culled the show down to 250 works. They may be viewed here.

Benefit Chair: Deborah Brown and Asya Geisberg

Honoring: Chloë Bass and Laura Braslow of Arts in Bushwick and Stephanie Hightower, Director of the Outreach Program at the Cooper Union School of Art


Elisabeth Akkerman • Matt Alcuri • Leslie Alexander • Christopher Apgar • Sayaka Araki *• Daniel Aycock and Kathleen Vance • R.C. Baker • Catherine Behrend • Heather Bhandari *• Lisa and Saul Bolton • Greg Bongen • Angela Borreggine • Karin Bravin • Stephanie Brody-Lederman • Deborah Brown *• Frank Buonadonna, Minker Monk Music • Sharon Butler • Paul Campbell • Bill Carroll • Elisabeth Condon • Jules de Balincourt *• Rob de Oude, Camel Art Space • Liz Dimmitt • Christine Dobush • Jessica Duffett • Anita Durst • Dennis Elliott • Ann Fensterstock • Ed Ferris • Christine and Andrew Fitts • Joseph Franquinha • Carla Gannis • Laurel Garcia Colvin • Asya Geisberg • Holly Greenfield • Heidi and Jim Hanley • Ruth Hardinger • David Harper *• Cynthia Hartling • Kylie Heidenheimer • Lesley Heller • Monica Herman • Stephanie Hightower • Elizabeth Barbara Hitz • Christopher K. Ho • Barry Hoggard and James Wagner • Paddy Johnson • Mandy Kalajian • Jeffrey Kastner • Leslie and Jim Kerby • Amy Kisch • Wendy Klemperer • Paulina Koudellou-Truncali • KK Kozik • Natasha Kurchanova • Eliot Lable *• Todd Levin • Cat Lindsay and John Newman• Matthew Littlefield • Joshua Marston and Anne Hubbell • Karen Marston *• Valerie McKenzie, McKenzie Fine Art • Julie McKim *• Thomas Micchelli • Holly Miller • Kristian Narvesen Nammack • Pauline Nee • Margaret Neill • Cathy Nolan-Richer and Fred Richer • Pamela Nugent • Marilla Palmer • James Panero • Will Pappenheimer • Gary Petersen • Alison Pierz and Michael Bowen, StandPipe Gallery • Alexander Rahul • Ellen Rand, Art 101 • Elizabeth Riley • Anne Russinof • Barbara Salmanson • David Salmanson • Carol Salmanson *• Amanda Schneider • Steve Shane • Dee Shapiro • Drew Shiflett • Erin Sircy • Katie and Jonah Sonnenborn • Richard Stewart • Sue Stoffel • Courtney Strimple • Michael and Isa Tcheyan • Benjamin Tischer *• Hrag Vartanian and Veken Gueyikian, Hyperallergic • Mukesh Vasvani • Roberta F. Vaughan • Robert Walden and Henry Chung, RHV Fine Art • Lilly Wei • Karen Wilkin and Donald Clinton • Marion Wilson

*NURTUREart Board Trustee

NURTUREart Non-Profit, Inc.
910 Grand Street
Brooklyn, NY 11211

Tel. (718) 782-7755
Fax. (718) 569-2086
Hours: 12 pm to 6 pm
Thursday through Monday
and by appointment

NURTUREart Non-Profit Inc. is dedicated to nurturing new contemporary art by providing exhibition opportunities and resources for both emerging artists and curators. Founded in 1998 by George Robinson to realize his vision of a non-profit dedicated to supporting artists, NURTUREart is now located in Bushwick, Brooklyn, the heart of emerging art in New York City.

NURTUREart has four core programs:


Each year, emerging curators, artists and gallery staff organize seven to eight exhibitions in NURTUREart's Bushwick gallery. NURTUREart has created more than fifty exhibitions to date, in addition to gallery talks, performances, and readings, both at the gallery and outside venues.

Muse Fuse

NURTUREart's monthly salon features an impressive variety of notable guest speakers from the forefront of the art world. These meetings provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and information and offer professional education, networking, and community-building opportunities. Attendees are encouraged to bring interesting news, info, exhibition announcements, and something to eat or drink to share.

Education Outreach

NURTUREart is dedicated to nurturing and enriching the next generation with its unique arts programs that connect practicing professional artists and curators with teachers and students. NURTUREart’s Education Outreach Program not only exposes students to contemporary art and possible future careers, but also teaches life skills such as responsibility, communication, teamwork, confidence, and critical thinking to underserved Brooklyn youth.

Special Events

NURTUREart’s special events bring a diverse public together to enrich understanding, challenge thinking, have fun and form a vibrant art community.