Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Life Essentials and Art Whino

I am excited to be part of this Art Whino traveling exhibit called 'Life Essentials'. This is the press release from Shane Pamajambo at Art Whino:Art Whino and The International Lifeline Fund (“ILF”) present Life Essentials, a four-city tour that brings together the best Visual and Musical Artists in support of ILF’s ground-breaking humanitarian and environmental projects in Sub-Saharan Africa.

The exhibit will feature the works of over 100 artists from across the country and around the globe. The tour will kick off in Washington, D.C. with a two-night event on Thursday and Saturday, September 24 and 26. Following the D.C. launch, the show will hit the road with stops at Art Basel in South Beach on December 5-6, New York City in March, and San Francisco in June.

Thursday, September 24, 2009, will be an invitation-only event featuring live musical performances, a presentation by ILF, and an exclusive sneak preview of the artwork in advance of the official opening of the “Life Essentials” show on Saturday. Guests will be given the opportunity to purchase the artwork and otherwise to support ILF’s vital mission through participation in a silent auction and individual donations. Many celebrities, politicians, ambassadors, and other DC power players are expected to attend. Savory hor’dourves and sweet desserts will be served along with libations.

Saturday, September 26, 2009, will be the official “Life Essentials” art show opening kicking off the four city tour at the Portals Theater in Washington, DC, Art Whino opens this incredible art show and reception party featuring a night of lush entertainment by Ancient Astronauts, ESL music’s newest signed talent from Germany, who will headline the evening with a special performance, setting the mood for this spectacular evening.


Adam Russell, Adorable Creatures, Anna Davis, Asbestos, Andy Haynes, Anna Thackray, Arabella Proffer, Arisu, Blaine Fontana, Brad Strain, Brandi Read, Bryan Collins, Casey Weldon, Charlie Owens, Chris Bishop, Chris Murray, Chris Sheridan, Daniel Fleres, Dan May, Drew Storm Graham, Dustin Ortiz, Edward Gross, Emily Greene Liddle, Esho, Fred Harper, Graham Franciose, Gregory Ferrand, J Asher Lynch, Jason Snyder, Jimbot,

John Collier, John Hung Ha, John Powell, JoKa, Joshua Krause, Julie Steiner, Luis Lorenzana, Justin Lovato, Kareem Rizk, Kelly Vivanco, LECKOmio, Leonor Morais, Lisa Selby, Lucho, Luke Dixon, Marie Barr, Mark Jenkins, Matt Dangler, Mary Spring, Matt Somma, Michelle Caplan, Michael Crockett, Michael Owen, Mikel Glass

Molotov Circus, Molly Crabapple, Morten Andersen, Nishi, Paulo Arraiano, Papermonster, Nicolas Gracey, Papermonster, Raudiel SaƱudo, Reuben Rude, Richard Alan Haugh, Richard Salcido, Rick Beaupre, Rick Reese, Rudy Fig, Sam Ramos, Scotch, Scott G. Brooks, Scott Musgrove, Spencer Reynolds, Steven Smith, Sylvia Ortiz, Sugar Power, Terri Woodward, TMNK, Ursula Xanthe Young, Zach Tobias, Plus Many more!

Event Location for both nights:
The Portals Theater
1236 Maryland Ave
Washington, DC 20024

16,000sqft Art Exhibit

Invite Only Preview
Thursday, September 24th, from 6pm – 12pm

Dress to Impress Attire

Preview of Exhibit featuring work by 100 Artists

Photography exhibit by Deborah Terry

Live Musical Performance by Abidon Koya

Performance by African Heritage Dancers & Drummers

Complementary Beverages and Food

For more information or to attend

Saturday, September 26th, from 6pm – 12pm
$25 - Non Profit Donation Entry Fee
The upstairs Art Exhibit is Free and open to the public

Exhibit featuring work by 100 Artists

Photography exhibit by Deborah Terry

Music by Ancient Astronauts

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