An Affair of the Art 2013
Saturday, September 28th
Patron Event: 5:00 - 7:30 pm
$300 per ticket
"A Fair of the Arts!": 7:30 - 10:00 pm
$125 per ticket
Stroll our lively street of Working Artists, Gallery Art, Food and Drink—an evening of Fun with (and in) the Arts! Back by popular demand with exciting New Features!
Celebrate the Southern California car culture with Chip Foose and the creative team that brought you the amazing CARS LAND at Disney California Adventure® Park.
You'll see how designers like Chip Foose and Pixar's Bill Cone study color schemes for settings and characters... watch Walt Disney Imagineering writer extraordinaire Kevin Rafferty and illustrator Chris Turner develop the storyboard sequence for Radiator Springs Racers... see rockwork designer Zsolt Hormay demonstrate how the Ornament Valley buttes were modeled. Imagineer Kathy Mangum, Executive Producer of Cars Land, will be your host... and "interpreter"! And then—join the Fun for our exciting "A Fair of the Arts"!
In addition to all of the above, this year's event will feature a one-of-a-kind silent auction of priceless and rare 'experiences'... including a tour of Chip Foose's Studio, a Visit to Disneyland with Disney Legend Bob Gurr, and an Extended Tesla Test Drive.
|Jess Allen||Jeff T. Miller|
|Scott Allen||Petrina Mina|
|Oksana Ayvazyan||Kim Minichello|
|Kerry Beary||Lauren Amparan Montgomery|
|Michael J. Bishop||Djibril N'Doye|
|Rebecca A. Bishop||Patti Newton|
|Kaleeka Bond||Dalton Nunez|
|Holly Boruck||Mark Page|
|Matthew Brandt||Francisco Palomares|
|Terri Bromberg||Walt Peregoy|
|Megan Broughton||Greg Price|
|Fatemeh Burns||Herbert D. Ryman|
|Carolyn Castaño||Marilyn Salomon|
|Anibal Catalan||Eugenia Sangiovanni|
|Bill Cone||Seisaku Sato|
|Marc Davis||George Scribner|
|Belinda Del Pesco||Laurel Scribner|
|Sara Jean Dickinson||Patrick Simmons|
|Nancy Eckels||Boon Spark|
|Chip Foose||Tatyana Stasevich|
|Allan Halcrow||Cathy Stone|
|Karen Hansen||Ruth Cochran - Strick|
|Phil Hettema||De'Von Stubblefield|
|Trish Kertes||Otto Stürcke|
|Zofia K./Portraitista||Chris Turner|
|Gary Krueger||Lindsey Warren|
|Norman Laliberté||Ruth Weisberg|
|Joe Lanzisero||Michelle Wiener|
|Louis L. Lemoine||Mary Kay Wilson|
|Jill Levine||Scott Yeskel|
|David Maestrejuan||Victor Hugo Zayas|
|Oscar Magallanes||and selected Ryman Arts Students|
|Nicole Lemoine Mason|
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Affair Sponsorship Opportunities
Consider having your company or business directly participate in the event by becoming a 2013 Affair Sponsor! This is an exclusive opportunity to connect with hundreds of creative professionals in a unique home setting with a festive art fair and elegant cocktail party.
Sponsorship benefits include exclusive naming opportunities at the event, listing and logo recognition on communication materials, premiere seating at the Patron Event for you and your guests, announced appreciation at the Patron Event, and the chance to show your community involvement while celebrating Southern California car culture! *Customized naming opportunities are available to feature automotive industry and collectors.
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An Affair of the Art 2012
PHOTOS FROM THE EVENING! THANK YOU TO ALL!
Saturday, September 29, 2012
Patron Event: 5:00 – 7:30 pm
“A Fair of the Arts!”: 7:30 – 10:00 pm
General Tickets: $125 | Patron Tickets: $300
When you have a popular tradition like "An Affair of the Art", you only consider changing it when it can be even more fun - both for our guests and for our artists. We think we have found a way, when the 2012 "An Affair of the Art" becomes "A Fair of the Arts"! Our guests will not only view and enjoy the art "gallery style"—they will also be able to watch featured artists creating their art—glass, batik, painting, and more. And at our unique Patron Event—inspired by the Walt Disney short film, "Four Artists Paint One Tree"—our special Patrons will watch four artists—Clifford Bailey, Zofia Kostyrko, Seisaku Sato, and George Scribner (bios below) —actually creating studies of a professional model while explaining their differing approaches and styles as they work.
|Jess Allen||Nicole Lemoine Mason|
|Jane Asari||Jeff T. Miller|
|Clifford Bailey||Thomas K. Morris|
|Kerry Beary||Katrina Lynn Mosher|
|Michael J. Bishop||Djibril N'Doye|
|Holly Boruck||Ruth Norman|
|Terri Bromberg||Mark Page|
|Carolyn Castaño||Walt Peregoy|
|Ruth Cochran Strick||Marisa Peterson|
|Andreas Deja||Bret Price|
|Belinda Del Pesco||Andrea Raft|
|Sara Dickinson||Sergio Rebia|
|John Roberdeau Drury||Bobbie Rich|
|Marylyn English||Marilyn Salomon|
|Natalie Marie Franco||Marilyn Salomon|
|Daniel González||Seisaku Sato|
|Karen Hansen||David Schoffman|
|Derek L. Howard||George Scribner|
|Sally Jacobs||Laurel Scribner|
|Trish Kertes||Ruth Cochran - Strick|
|Zofia Kostyrko||Otto Stürcke|
|Gary Krueger||David K. Thompson|
|Cora Lanzisero||WK Towstego|
|Joe Lanzisero||Chris Turner|
|Malaika Z. Latty||Lindsey Warren|
|Louis L. Lemoine||Ruth Weisberg|
|Haven Lin-Kirk||Michelle Wiener|
|El MAC||Mary Kay Wilson|
|Oscar Magallanes||.....works by Ryman Arts Students|
PATRON EVENT ARTIST BIOS:
Clifford Bailey: Bailey graduated New York’s School of Visual Arts (SVA) in 1991 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. Now living in Los Angeles, he has gone on to develop an imaginative and highly individualized style of painting. Bailey can trace the beginning of his artistic endeavors back to early childhood. With the help and encouragement of teachers and a supportive family, he found himself enrolled, and participating, in several South Florida programs for the gifted, until 1987, when he landed in New York City to begin his College training.
After graduating SVA in 1991, Bailey set his sights on Miami’s exploding South Beach night scene, throwing “one-night only” exhibitions at bustling clubs and crowded pool halls, where he attracted the attention of dozens of local businesses and collectors who quickly snatched up his work, bringing him great exposure and promotion. To this day, Bailey remains a traveling artist, riding on the waves of his artwork to destinations all over the country.
He exhibits his work in galleries, nightclubs, boutiques, as well as several private homes in cities such as Atlanta, Birmingham, Nashville, Miami, New York and Los Angeles. His paintings evoke the era and ambiance of the roaring twenties, but with a modern twist; from his portraits of musicians in fine-tailored suits to his sparse and dramatic street scenes, his work continues to be admired and acquired by collectors around the world, for more than 20 years now.
Zofia Kostyrko: is a classically trained artist, designer, and thinker. Among many creative adventures since her touch-down in the City of Angels, Zofia was a senior conceptual designer at Disney's WDI for a lucky 13 years, 9 of them on the Disney Animal Kingdom; she dreamt up ideas for Cirque du Soleil; made props for Pee-Wee's Playhouse Kids TV show and theatrical costumes for stage at LATC and CALTECH, and painted an Asian baby elephant for the Los Angeles Zoo. She designed, illustrated and produced children books and museum exhibits, and always looked for any excuse to make art: Bold. Beautiful. Meaningful. Different. Zofia is highly accomplished in using both the traditional techniques: oils, pastels, acrylics, paper sculptures and mixed media, as well as wide range of digital painting & modeling tools.
Currently in the midst of her latest project, 365 faces in 365 days, she is capturing individuals’ spark on canvas and writing the stories of the people (and other creatures) that move her through both light and dark emotions. She is now sharing her time between painting; running her exhibit and entertainment design studio, and developing new ideas (sleep? who needs sleep??) in LA, with her husband Charles, daughters Vero & La, stray cats Boo & Shiva, and a genius dog Nina.
Seisaku Sato: Since 1983 to present, he has worked on various design work for Tokyo Disney Resort. With his vast knowledge in Disney Characters, over the past 25 years he has created several pieces of artwork as well as dimensional pieces. His wide variety of expertise includes; Sign Graphics, Special Event Photo Opportunities and Merchandise Shop Window Displays. Also, since 2005, he has been responsible for program development and instructor training at the Disney Drawing Class within Tokyo Disneyland, where he himself also participated in the facility design as well. In his spare time, he is avid for animation, science fiction movies and videos games. Also, one of his hobbies includes 3D photography, and he has extended that hobby even to underwater.
George Scribner: I was born and raised in Panama City, Republic of Panama and in 1977 moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in animation. After working at various animation houses including Chuck Jones Studio, I joined Walt Disney Feature Animation as a character animator in 1983. I directed Oliver and Company, a full length animated feature that was released in 1988. I worked as a concept and story artist on numerous projects including The Lion King, Fantasia Continued and Dinosaur. I am currently a contractor at Walt Disney Imagineering as a concept artist and Animation Director. I’ve been commissioned by the Republic of Panama to paint large scale oil paintings of the upcoming Panama Canal Expansion – a nine year project. I will be painting the various phases of construction through 2014.
An Affair of the Art 2011
Twenty Second Annual Art Show and Sale
Benefiting Ryman Arts Core Programs
Saturday - September 24, 2011
Thank you to all who attended our An Affair of the Art 2011 event!
Check out the Event Photos here!
A Disney Cruise Line Vacation!
7-Night Mexican Riviera Cruise aboard the Disney Wonder
A special thanks to our 2011 Sponsors...
An Affair of the Art 2010
An Affair of the Art 2010 welcomed over 350 guests into the Sklar home and garden for another beautiful and successful art show and sale to benefit the core programs of Ryman Arts.
Patron guests were treated to a spectacular performance by Mark Fuller, who demonstrated the art and science behind his remarkable fountains. Throughout the evening his unique fire and water features lit up the night. Art sales were brisk, and the event netted over $90,000 for Ryman Arts. Thank you to all who joined us for this special evening.
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Wet Design's Amazing Dubai Fountain
An Affair of the Art 2009
Saturday, October 3, 2009 at the home of Marty and Leah Sklar