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NARS Foundation Benefit

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Thursday, November 9, 6-9 PM
201 46th St, Sunset Park, Brooklyn

Join NARS Foundation's artists and supporters as we celebrate art in South Brooklyn at our Fall Fête & Art Auction on November 9th, honoring John Avelluto and his work with Bay Ridge SAW.

In 2017, NARS will have hosted 32 artists in residence from all over the world and provided space grants to a dozen more local artists to develop and present their artistic practice within a growing artists' community in Sunset Park. In the year to come, we need your help to continue supporting artists, present timely exhibitions and discursive events, and provide educational workshops in our community.

Ticket levels:
Artists and arts professionals - $45
Fete ticket for 1 - $100
Fete ticket for 2 - $300, includes 1 artwork valued up to $500
Fete ticket for 2 - $500, includes 1 artwork valued up to $1000
A limited amount of tickets will be available at the door for $150

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Participating artists: Aglae Bassens, Alexis Myre, Alina Grasmann, Baris Gokturk, Bas Geerts, Bat-Ami Rivlin, Bo Kim, Brian Lund, Brian Stinemetz, Bryan Martello, Caitlin Rose Beck, Carlos Pileggi, Carolina Paz, Carrie Elston Tunick, Colleen Cunningham, David Samuel Stern, Denise Treizman, Derek Buckner, Dongfan Chen, Elena Soterakis, Elise Rasmussen, Erich Winzer, Erickson Hyunsuk, Eungho Park, Ewelina Bochenska, Guno Park, Guy Ben-Ari, Heon Woo Nam, Hua Bai, Ioana Manolache, Jackie Feng, Jahyun Seo, Jena H. Kim, Jesus Benavente, Jisook Kim, Jong Hyun Kwon, Jose Arenas, Joshua Liebowitz, Julie Hwang, Kat Chamberlin, Katya Grokhovsky, Keren Anavy, Linda Lee Nicholas, Magali Duzant, Mark Joshua Epstein, Mayuko Fujino, Meg Stein, Ming Jer Kuo, Mira Dayal, Nadine Mahoney, Niamul Bari, Nicolas Touron, Noël St. John Harnden, Nooshin Rostami, Samantha Morris, Sandra Erbacher, Sandra Lapage, Sarah Olson, Shay Arick, Siyue Pan, Sophie Barbasch, Suzanne Russell, Svetlana Bailey, Tadasuke Jinno, Tang-Wei Hsu, Taihwa Goh, Un Hee Park, Yefeng Wang, Yi Xin Tong, Yoko Shimizu.

Board Members & Benefit Committee: Thomas Arnold, Rachel Cole & Jordan Levie, Mark Epstein, Katya Grokhovsky, Kamili Iman & Jerry Thomas, Sylvia Kim, Nadine Mahoney, Nooshin Rostami & Mani Nilchiani, Ed Rubin, Chonghun Daniel Song, Elena Soterakis, Nicholas Touron, Carrie Elston Tunick, Hyewon Yi


John Avelluto was born in Gravesend, Brooklyn and attended Brooklyn College, acquiring a BA in English and subsequently an MFA in Visual Art. Since then he has gone on to exhibit his work both nationally and abroad while remaining active as a conduit for arts in the public sphere. John is a founder (’09) of the Bay Ridge 5th Ave Storefront Art Walk (SAW) and The Bay Ridge Poets Society (’13), both of which are testament to his interest in the multifaceted relationships between Art and community. In 2014 John was named one of the 100 Most Influential People in Brooklyn Culture by Brooklyn Magazine. In the same year John was lauded by the online forum for arts and culture Hyperallergic magazine for his solo exhibition, Disintegrator, at Studio 10 in Bushwick, Brooklyn. He is the co-owner and operator of The Owls Head Wine Bar in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn where he lives and works with his wife and two daughters.

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