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Caren Helene

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Ticket(s) $75.00 each:

We are excited to announce Woman Made Gallery’s 23rd Anniversary Gala, “New Visions,” which will be held on Friday, April 24, 2015, from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.

The event takes place at Ignite Glass Studios, a dazzling, state-of-the-art glass art workshop, education facility, and event space located at 401 N. Armour Street in Chicago. Throughout the evening, Gala guests can bid on an array of contemporary artworks in a silent auction, participate in a three-prize raffle, and enjoy music, an open wine and champagne bar, delicious appetizers and delectable sweets.

More than 7,500 women artists have exhibited at Woman Made Gallery since its founding in 1992. Through our exhibitions, public programs, and community outreach efforts, we have consistently provided a vehicle to achieve artistic and economic equality for women in the arts. This year’s Gala theme, “New Visions,” celebrates the start of the next chapter in WMG’s proud history, led by new Executive Director Claudine Isé, who joined the organization in January 2015.

Woman Made Gallery is one of only a handful of nonprofit art spaces in the U.S. and the world devoted to cultivating and promoting the work of female artists. Our annual Gala not only provides an opportunity for us to celebrate WMG’s work and mission with the entire Chicago community, it plays a key role in our annual fundraising efforts, enabling us to continue to produce the high-quality exhibitions and thought-provoking public programs for which our organization is renowned.

We ask you to help make this year’s Gala a success by supporting us in one or more of the following ways:

  • be a sponsor at the $100 to $2,500 level*
  • be a host by selling five tickets to the event
  • buy individual tickets at $75 each
  • place an ad in our Gala program brochure
  • donate goods or services for our silent auction
  • purchase raffle tickets and a chance to win one of three prizes

*Become a Sponsor:

  • Collector Circle - $2500 - ten admission tickets
  • Art Angel - $1000 - six admission tickets
  • Visionary - $500 - four admission tickets
  • Patron - $250 - two admission tickets
  • Friend - $100 - one admission ticket

Early Contributors include: Andrea Herrera and Amazing Edibles, Amie Hyman, Heartfelt Solutions for Seniors, Inc. for Barbara Aubin, Janet Bloch, Ginny Krueger, Lauren Levato Coyne, Beate Minkovski, and Andreea O’Hara.

Gala Committee: Our Gala Committee is co-chaired by Tammi Franke and Jennifer Eicher, and 2015 committee members include Laurie Cohen, Candice Hickman, Claudine Isé, Monica Staco, Sydney Stoudmire, Erin Waser, and Emily Williams.

Thanks to Erin Waser and Susan Mazzeri for invite and program brochure design, and thanks to Marty Bash for editing.

To learn more about how you can support this year’s Gala, please contact Executive Director Claudine Isé at claudine@womanmade.org and/or Gallery Manager Sydney Stoudmire at sydney@womanmade.org. Both can be reached by phone at 312-738-0400.

We hope that you will join us on Friday, April 24, 2015 from 5:30 to 9:30 pm, for a spirited and fun-filled evening.

Banner Design by Erin Waser.


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January 28, 2015
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