You are cordially invited to attend
The 9th Annual t r a n s f o r m e r
Silent Auction & Benefit Party
Friday, November 30, 2012, 8-11pm
Corcoran Gallery of Art, 500 17th Street, NW
Featuring over 160 artworks by locally, nationally, and internationally based emerging & established artists.
Savories, sweets, and drinks provided by several of Washington DC’s finest restaurants.
Music by DJs Yellow Fever + special guests
Attendance is $150 if purchased on or before November 16;
$175 after November 16.
Advance Ticket Purchase is Required.
Silent Auction bidding will take place from 8 – 9:30pm.
Auction sales will be announced starting at 9:45pm.
Cash, Check, Visa, Mastercard, and AMEX payment will be accepted for all artwork purchases.
All artwork will need to be picked up at Transformer or delivered by HMB post-Auction.
Auction proceeds benefit t r a n s f o r m e r programs.
Valet Parking will be available.
Many thanks to our Diplomatic Chair, The Ambassador of Spain, His Excellency Ramón Gil-Casares.
AUCTION HOST COMMITTEE CHAIRS
Shigeko Bork, Kate Damon, Andrea Evers, Rebecca Fishman, Izette Folger, Ilyse Hogue, Allison Marvin, Pilar O’Leary, Hayley Gordon Pivato
AUCTION HOST COMMITTEE
Platinum (Founders of Transformer’s Visionary Leaders’ Circle)
James Alefantis, Brian Baker - Bad Religion, Chris Dorobek - DorobekInsider.com, Andrea Evers, Izette & Neil Folger, John Olson & Tom Kim, Beth Wehrle & Matthew Miller, Heather & Tony Podesta, David Hatfield & Sidney Stolz, Matt Voorhees - Anybill
Susan Alefantis - Alefantis & Associates, Marion Blakey, Shigeko & Timothy Bork, Kimberly Casey - Washington Fine Properties, Matthew Thompson & Gerry Coates, Kate Damon - kaze design, Debbie Alex & David Harris, Dale A. Mott & Ken P. Hyle, Daryl Judy - Washington Fine Properties, Andrea Kirstein - Kirstein Family Foundation, Karen Sommer Shalett - DC Magazine
Jana Abel, Mr. & Mrs. Calvin Cafritz, The Dan Cameron Family Foundation, Bitsey Folger, Elizabeth Glover - Bikram Yoga Capitol Hill, Kristin K. Guiter, KKG Communications, Sandylee & Michael Maccoby, Pilar & Bill O’Leary, Janice Kim & Anthony Otten, Robert Harris & Scott Sabiston, Cameron Shosh - Century 21 Redwood Realty, Paul So - Hamiltonian Artists, Brian Wolff
Sylvia Ripley & Christopher Addison - Addison/Ripley Fine Art, Ashley Allen, José Solís Betancourt - Solís Betancourt & Sherrill, Christopher Boutlier, Catharina Wrede Braden, Toni & Ned Brody, Alison & Tom Cassels, Jean & Gary Cohen, Greg Albright & Wes Combs, Jamie Smith & Leigh Conner - CONNERSMITH., Kay Kendall & Jack Davies, Debbie & Brad Dockser, Christopher Sperl & Christopher Erckert, Kathleen Eder & Greg Erdman, Praveen Fernandes, Rebecca Fishman, Annie Gawlak, Tara & Steve Goldenberg, Toni & Robert Gordon, Bill Wallace & Thom Haller, Larry J. Hawk, Mia Guizzetti Hayes & Peter Hayes, Lindsay Smith & Jason Herrick, Maria Hutcheson, Julia Eisman & Brian Komar, Mirella & Dani Levinas, Carole Feld & David C. Levy, Benjamin Loewy, Lydia & Scott Logan, Kathlene Collins & David Lowenstein, Ann Luskey, Alexandra Migoya, Kipp Rhoads & Robert Moossy, Ilyse Hogue & John Neffinger, Kim & Patrick Nettles, Jennifer Noland, Cheryl Numark, Tim Christensen & Walter Ochinko, Peter Pappas, Molly Peacock - Burt & Peacock PLC, Hayley Gordon Pivato, Sophie Prévost, Joe Rodota, Forward Observer, Inc, Dana & Tim Rooney - All Around Technology, Laura Sesana, Robert Shapiro, Paul Sherrill - Solís Betancourt & Sherrill, Kimball Stroud, Yui Suzuki & Akio Tagawa, Lucian Perkins & Sarah Tanguy, Daren Thomas, Mariella & Michael Trager, Marc Albert & Stephen Tschida, Septime Webre - The Washington Ballet, Andrea Hailey & David Williamson, Sissy & Angus Yates
Buck’s Fishing & Camping
Comet Ping Pong
Darryl Carter, Inc.
HMB Art Transfer
The Bonner Group
Lori Graham Design
Rippeteau Architects PC
RJ Whyte Event Production
Think Make Build
BNY Mellon Wealth Management
Evers & Co. Real Estate Inc.
PN Hoffman / Northern Exchange
Washington Fine Properties
transformer is honored to have the support of the James Beard Foundation’s 2011 “Outstanding Chef” José Andrés, ThinkFoodGroup, and José’s flagship DC restaurant Jaleo, as the primary chef/restaurant supporter of our 9th Annual Silent Auction & Benefit Party.
A.M. Wine Shoppe
American Ice Co.
The Atlas Room
Bistrot Le Zinc
Cashion's Eat Place
Catering by Chef
Dolcezza Artisanal Gelato
L’Enfant Café & Bar
Patty Boom Boom
Please visit transformerdc.org for a list of participating artists and sponsors.
Images of selected works in the 2012 Auction (l. to r.): Andrew Kozlowski, Bag, 2010; Veronika Marquez, Camila (self portrait), 2010; Ryan Hill, Untitled (Detail), 2012; Akemi Maegawa, Spring Daruma, 2012; Maggie Michael, Library of Congress Series: Sacred and Undeniable Self-Evident (Thomas Jefferson’s edits to The Declaration of Independence) Green Crescent, 2012
TRANSFORMER is a Washington, DC based 501 (c) 3 non-profit, artist-centered organization that connects and promotes emerging artists locally, nationally and internationally. Partnering with artists, curators, and cultural institutions, Transformer serves as a catalyst and advocate for emergent expression in the visual arts. Programs and services are designed to help artists grow their audience and patronage while educating them about opportunities for sustainability. Transformer works to strengthen community by supporting emerging artists in their development.
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