Benefit Bash
Sat Apr 14, 2018

I AM ART is the magnificent 40th anniversary bash on April 14th for Women & Their Work to celebrate the women artists who persist by creating a place in the art world, using their own bodies and lives as inspiration and material for their work.

Please join us on Saturday, April 14, as we pay homage to these heroes at a hidden idyll in Central Austin.

VIP and sponsor pre-party catered by Uchiko: 7 – 8pm

Open to all ticket holders: 8 – 11pm

Suggested attire: REFLECTION – mirrors and metallic to honor the radiant past and gleaming future of Women & Their Work

Guests will enjoy performance art by Katelena Hernandez Cowles; a Jai Malano cameo; a dance piece choreographed by Jennifer Sherburn; DJ GirlFriend ATX; a Yayoi Kusama-inspired mirror room; body art; photo booth shot by Valerie Fremin Photography; an art auction; art market; extravagant costumes & more…

Decadent eats by El Locavore Catering, pastries by Le Politique Austin, cocktails galore from Patrón Tequila and Revolution Spirits and Big Bend Brewing Company and Pioneer Wine Company Texas and Tito’s Handmade Vodka and GEM&BOLT, cider from Austin Eastciders, elixirs from Daily Greens and LIVE Beverages, and a birthday cake with forty candles.

SILENT AUCTION ARTISTS: Holly Bobisuthi, Kate Breakey, Ann Johnson, Jules Buck Jones, Beili Liu, Melissa W Miller, Beverly Penn, Denise Prince, Elizabeth McDonald Schwaiger, Evan Voyles.

ART MARKET ARTISTS: Nikki Alexander Atkinson, Christa Blackwood, Lisa Choinacky, Gail Chovan, Rebecca Cohen, Evelyn Contreras, Erin Curtis, Virginia Fleck, Laura Garanzuay, Jean Karotkin, Marisa LaGuardia, Yuliya Lanina, Sarah Luna, Tina Medina, Annie Miller, Emily O’Leary, Stephanie Concepcion Ramirez, Sarah Greene Reed, Bob Schneider, Naomi Schlinke, Luanne Stovall, Alyssa Taylor Wendt, Terri Thomas, Susan Whyne, Sydney Yeager.

Complimentary Valet.

Thank you to our sponsors!

CORPORATE SPONSORS: Texas Realty Capital, Pentagram, The Prentice Foundation, Vault Fine Art Services, Black/Boone Productions, Law Office of Becky Beaver, Meeta Morrison Designs, LLC, Pioneer Wine Company, Central Market, Proper Tax Protest, Page Home Design, Beachwalker Boxes, Green Mango Real Estate



GEORGIA O’KEEFFE LEVEL: Katelena Hernandez Cowles and Jay Cowles, Katy and Matt Culmo, Michael Levy, Liz Young and Tommy Vascocu, Mary and Howard Yancy


Marie-Therese Walter: Alex Albright and Clint Parsley, Elizabeth and Nathanial Chapin, Judy and Frank Gordon, Lindsey and Mark Hanna, Laura Garanzuay and Nicole Hart, Hugh Jefferson Randolph Architects, Jeanne and Michael Klein, Emily Little, Kelley Cooper McClure and Gary McClure, Janis and Joe Pinnelli, Mary Sanger, Erin B. Curtis and T. Flint Sparks, Peggy O’Shaughnessy, Sally Strickland, Hillary and Robert Summers, Elisa and Joel Sumner, Carol and Adam Wagner, Alexandra Wettlaufer

IN-KIND DONORS: Uchiko, One Touch Point, Fleurs Du Mal Syndicat, Giant Noise, Tribeza, Austin Flower Company, Coco Coquette, Daily Greens, Garment Modern + Vintage, Justine’s Brasserie, Le Politique,  Live Soda, Patron Tequila, Recspec, Revolution Gin, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Valerie Fremin Photography, Tisa Watson – Little Sister Salon, Big Bend Brewing Company, Tejas Beer, Gem & Bolt