Cuchifritos Holiday Benefit & Silent Auction!
Dear Cuchifritos friend,
Please Save this Date! On Monday December 17th from 6 to 9pm, we at Cuchifritos are holding our first ever Holiday Benefit and Silent Auction on behalf of the gallery. Please come support us, and celebrate with us!The event is being generously hosted at the
Sara Meltzer Gallery
525-531 West 26th Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10001.Please RSVP to paul.clay[AT]aai-nyc.org or call Paul at 917.238.9324
Look for the following artists at our silent auction!
Eric Angles, Nicole Awai, Jeff Barnett-Winsby, Erica Baum, Laura Carton, Alyssa Casey, Azul Ceballos, Chris Coffin, Madeline Djerejian, Raul Vincent Enriquez, Inka Essenhigh, Jon Feinstein, Lilah Freedland, Joy Garnett, Kate Gilmore, Max Goldfarb, Charles Goldman, Patti Hallock, Heather Hart, Nicholas Herman, Elana Herzog, Christopher K. Ho, Yoko Inoue, Peter Kreider, Laura Lobdell, Reynard Loki, Adria Marquez, Frank Meuschke, Lisa Mordhorst, Navin Norling, Marie Roberts, Zoe Sheehan Saldana, Edward Schexnayder, Fran Shalom, Adam Shecter, Jean Shin, Eve Sussman, Spencer Sweeney, Steed Taylor, Mary Valverde, and James Walsh.
In the last six and a half years, Cuchifritos has shown well over 200 contemporary artists, many of them young and as yet undiscovered, and others of some note.
Past artists exhibited include: Adam Cvijanovic, Rainer Ganahl, Chitra Ganesh, Ellen Harvey, Eunjung Hwang, Nina Katchadourian, Peter Kreider, Sun K. Kwak, Edgar Orlaineta, Tony Oursler, Shinique Smith, Alex Villar, and Seth Tobocman. Two of the artists exhibited at Cuchifritos, Javier Cambre and Gedi Sibony, have subsequently shown in Whitney Biennials.
A list of past curators involved with AAI and/or Cuchifritos includes: Regine Basha, Koan-Jeff Baysa, Naomi Beckwith, Dean Daderko, Anne Ellegood, Berit Fischer, David Gibson, Rachel Gugelberger, Christopher K. Ho, Mauricio Laffitte-Soler, Omar Lopez-Chahoud, Jose Parla (Ease), Sara Reisman, Andrea Salerno, Mari Spirito, Simone Subal, and Herb Tam.
Through Cuchifritos art gallery/project space, AAI is pioneering new relationships and understandings in the field of contemporary art and curatorial practice, especially in relation to community and public space.Your support & encouragement is vital to us, and will allow us to continue presenting new artists and new work, in seven thought provoking exhibits this coming year.
Please come celebrate the holiday season with us, purchase some art, and help us continue the valuable work.
You can DONATE RIGHT NOW on-line at: aai-nyc.org/AAI_Info/Donate/index.html
Click the link to the "Network for Good" on-line donation system. You can indicate your contribution is for Cuchifritos in the optional "Designation" slot.
We thank you deeply for your support! With best regards,
The Benefit Committee,
Paul Clay, Stephanie Diamond, Rachel Gugelberger, Christopher K. Ho,
Omar Lopez-Chahoud, Mark Power, and Mari Spirito