Online Ticket Sales will close at 11:59 PM on Wednesday, April 11th. Tickets may be purchased at the door on April 12th.

Illa & Will Gaunt and Eleanor Williams invite you to join contemporary artists for an evening of revelry and collaboration honoring MaryRoss Taylor.

Welcome to the Vortex takes its inspiration from Yayoi Kusama and David Bowie, James Turrell and Anish Kapoor, whose work crosses several genres and plays with scale, light, and color to disrupt our sense of normalcy. The event will feature newly commissioned works by artists in the Lawndale community.

Host Committee
Diandra Anwar & Rick Rauser
Lindley & Jason Arnoldy
Katie Barnhart
Laura Bodenheimer
Lizzie & Mac Broderick
Catherine Delano
Kate & Holbrook Dorn
Sydney & Robert Eifler
Courtnay & Mark Elias
Elaine & Gid Hixon
Mandy & Will Hixon
Cecily Horton
Garrett Hunter & Jamie Loera
Alice Johnson & Nick Adair
Isla & Joseph Jornayvaz
Victoria & Marshal Lightman
Ashlee & Benton Love
Roni McMurtrey
Caroline Negley
Capera & Igor Norinsky
Brittany & Joe O'Brien
Brooke & Billy O'Neil
Natalie & Jamey Steen
Melissa & Oliver Tuckerman
Ian Wells
Clint Willour

Artist Collaborators
Regina Agu
Keliy Anderson-Staley
Shannon Crider
Lina Dib
Domokos
David Dove
Emily Fens
Rachel Hecker
htxpeopleproject
Melinda Laszczynski
Peter Lucas & Camilo Gonzalez
Cobra McVey
Angel Oloshove
Emily Peacock

Supporters
Yayoi Kusama
The Omena Fund

David Bowie
Scott Sparvero
MaryRoss Taylor

James Turrell
Lizzie & Mac Broderick
Illa & Will Gaunt
JoAnne & David Graham
Scurlock Foundation/
Mary Catherine & Bailey Jones
Justin Segal

Anish Kapoor
Bank of River Oaks
Leslie & Brad Bucher
Jereann Chaney
Lynn Goode & Harrison Williams
Jeryn & Walter Mayer
Meghan Miller & Jeff Marin
H. Russell Pitman
Eleanor Williams

Sponsors
Citadelle Gin
Delicato Wines
Imagery Estates Wine
Maison Ferrand
Pierre Ferrand Cognac
Plantation Rum
Q Beverages
Relax Bubbles
Saint Arnold Brewing Company
Trinchero Family Wines

INDIVIDUAL UNDERWRITING OPPORTUNITIES

Kusama $10,000

• Evening for ten and premier recognition at event
• Reserved lounge area at event
• Artist commissioned fashion accessory
• Artist commissioned portrait at event
• Artist commissioned, limited edition Lawndale Baggu Bag
• Ten Drawing Entries
• Invitation to pre-event lecture and cocktails

Bowie $5,000

• Evening for six and recognition at event
• Reserved cocktail table at event
• Artist commissioned fashion accessory
• Artist commissioned, limited edition Lawndale Baggu Bag
• Six Drawing Entries
• Invitation to pre-event lecture and cocktails

Turrell $2,500

• Evening for four and recognition at the event
• Artist commissioned fashion accessory
• Artist commissioned, limited edition Lawndale Baggu Bag
• Four Drawing Entries
• Invitation to pre-event lecture and cocktails

Kapoor $1,000

• Evening for two and recognition at the event
• Two Drawing Entries
• Invitation to pre-event lecture and cocktails

Ticket + Membership bundles

Household Membership + 2 Tickets $500


Individual Membership + 1 Ticket $250

INDIVIDUAL TICKETS


Individual Ticket—$250
Lawndale Members—$200


• Craft cocktails and hors d’oeuvres
• Complimentary valet parking

AFTER PARTY


Hosted by Alice Johnson & Nick Adair
and Natalie & Jamey Steen
$100 (Non-Member) /// $75 (Member)
Lawndale /// 4912 Main Street


Thursday, April 27, 2017

Thank you for creating An Exquisite Evening with Lawndale Art Center!

View all photos from the event here.

Thank you to our Honoree: Gracie Cavnar

Co-chairs: Tim Kollatschny & Stephen Goldberg
Jeryn & Walter Mayer

Thank you to our Host Committee, Artistic Collaborators, Supporters, Sponsors, and Volunteers for making An Exquisite Evening an event to remember!

HOST COMMITTEE
Stephen Goldberg & Tim Kollatschny, co-chairs
Jeryn & Walter Mayer, co-chairs

Michelle Adams
Lindley & Jason Arnoldy
Lizzie & Mac Broderick
Bettie Cartwright
Jereann Chaney
Barbara & Jonathan Day
Anita & David Garten
Illa & William Gaunt
Cullen Geiselman
Mary Catherine & Bailey Jones
Michael Mandola
Judy & Scott Nyquist
Cali & Peter Pettigrew
Nicole & Joey Romano
Jessica & Blake Seff
Justin Segal
Candace & Brian Thomas
Eleanor Williams

ARTIST COLLABORATORS
Dawn Black
Natasha Bowdoin
Lily Cox-Richard
Maurice Duhon
Melinda Laszczynski
Randi Long
Sharad Patel
David Politzer
James Surls
Sarah Welch

SUPPORTERS
Cadavre Exquis
Gracie & Bob Cavnar
Justin Segal

Surrealists
Scott Sparvero

Contemporaries
Bettie Cartwright, Sally Vernon & Steve Magee
Anita & David Garten
Stephen Goldberg & Tim Kollatschny
Jeryn & Walter Mayer
Corliss & Gene Nettles/Porter Hedges LLP

Collaborators
Michelle Adams
Lizzie & Mac Broderick
Leslie & Brad Bucher
Jereann Chaney
Barbara & Jonathan Day
Cullen Geiselman
Cecily Horton
Mary Catherine & Bailey Jones
Meghan Miller
Sara & Bill Morgan
Judy & Scott Nyquist
Veronica & Doug Overman
H. Russell Pittman
Nicole & Joey Romano
Don A. Sanders
The Scurlock Foundation
Jessica & Blake Seff
Candace & Brian Thomas
Eleanor Williams

Sponsors

The Thompson & Knight Foundation
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
The Wine Group


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