Thursday, October 24, 2013

Third Annual Young Artists for St. Jude's "30 Under 30" Showcase - C24 Gallery - October 21, 2013

The third annual Young Artists for St. Jude event benefiting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital was held at the C24 Gallery in New York City on October 21, 2013. In the spirit of this year's "30 under 30" theme, this event featured a silent auction for 30 pieces of donated artwork by 30 young, emerging artists.  Many young patrons gatherd for an evening of cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, live entertainment and a fabulous raffle. Funds raised at this event benefits the St. Jude Child Life Program.
The holistic goals of the St. Jude Child Life Program eases the stress and anxiety of illness and treatment for children and their families. Child Life Specialists do this by providing education about the treatment on the child’s level and opportunities for expression, such as the Teen Art Gallery at St. Jude.
The 30 artists whose works were featured includes:
Amelia Alpaugh | Diego Anaya | Maris Berkowitz | Olivia Boa | Sophie Broadbent | Mariya Chekmarova | Samantha Chen | Marilyn Choi | Meghan Collins | Stevie DeChiaro | Tristan Nicolas Gondek- Brown | Matthew Hanratty | Justine Jones | Zoe Kessler | Su Yeon Lee | Julian Lorber | Barbara Low | Illana Lowenstein | Chelsea Maida | Adriana Mrnjavac | Mary Munshower | Kevin Nguyen | Danielle Niemann | Linda Rucina | Jamie Ryan | Jennifer Silverstein | Mari Smith | Gabriel Stein | Erin Treacy | Nato Tuke
Organizers of this years event gather for a group photo
The program cover of the evenings artistic celebration
Funds raised at the event are used for everything from meals to oxygen treatments
Young patrons gather for a night of drinks and a good cause
Delicious bites served through the night
Artwork up for auction by young emerging artists
A raffle was held with items donated by many local NYC based businesses

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