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2018 Annual Benefit
April 6, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Please join us for our 2018 ANNUAL BENEFIT & ART AUCTION
Friday, April 6, 2018, 6-9pm
Center for Book Arts 28 W 27th Street, New York, NY 10001
Please join us for this year’s Benefit as we honor these exceptional members of the larger book arts community:
Julie Chen, book artist, proprietor of Flying Fish Press and Professor of Book Art at Mills College
JAB-Brad Freeman, Founder and Editor, Journal of Artists’ Books–JAB
Robert Ruben, MD – Collector and Patron
RISO Inc. – Book Arts Advancement Award, Andre D’Urbano, Director of Corporate Marketing for the US and Canada
Come for an evening of live music, cocktails and refreshments, a silent auction, and a live auction featuring work by acclaimed artists.
Become part of the 2018 Benefit Patron Committee by purchasing advanced Patron Tickets. By participating in the Benefit Committee, you will be recognized as a leading supporter of the Center, and your name will be featured on the invitation. Benefit Committee members will also receive complimentary tickets for the raffle of a limited-edition print or artist book produced exclusively for the Center.
Purchase a Sponsorship to reserve a table for you and your friends. Call the Center to reserve your table.
If you cannot attend, but would like to make a fully tax-deductible donation to the Center, you may do so on our Contribute page.
Now open for pre-bidding!
Here’s how to pre-bid: Browse the auction artworks, and then email firstname.lastname@example.org with the artist name and title, your initial bid, and your max bid for each item.
Thank you for your continued commitment and generosity to the Center for Book Arts. Your sponsorship helps to expand our audience and garner attention for all of the incredibly talented artists in our studios.
The Center thanks the following collaborators:
Auctioneer: Christina Geiger, Senior Specialist, Books & Manuscripts at Christie’s
Catering: MYO MOE
Music: Vanessa Perea, Quartet
Framing: Delphi Basilicato
Award Design: Karen Gorst Calligraphy
Invitation Design: Corina Reynolds, Small Editions
Floral Arrangements: Roni Gross