When and Where

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016
5:00 – 6:00 pm: Guided Walk-Through with Alice Sachs Zimet (Arts + Business Partners) and June Bateman (June Bateman Fine Art). Please note that participation in the Guided Walk-Through requires purchase of the $100 donation ticket.
6:00 – 7:00 pm: Start of the Silent Auction, Preview of the Live Auction,
                        and Cocktail Reception
7:00 – 8:30 pm: Live Auction (The Silent Auction ends 10 minutes after the
                        conclusion of the Live Auction.)

Metropolitan Pavilion
123 West 18th Street (between 6th Avenue and 7th Avenue)
New York, NY 10011

Auctioneer: Rick Wester, Rick Wester Fine Art, Inc.
Décor: Megumi Togo
Hors d'oeuvres provided by: Saffron 59

$75 donation for entry to the event at 6:00pm, paddle number and printed catalog
$100 donation for the Guided Walk-Through at 5:00pm, plus the above
$500 donation for the special print by Richard Gere, plus all of the above

Alice Sachs Zimet, Arts + Business Partners
Alice Sachs Zimet is a collector, advisor, and educator who began collecting photography in 1985. Zimet is Chair, Photography Collections Committee, Harvard Art Museums; board member, Magnum Foundation; and member of the Acquisitions Committee at the ICP. She teaches workshops on Collecting Photography as well as classes for photographers on how to market their work at museums, festivals, and schools across the U.S.
       Zimet is President of Arts + Business Partners, a sponsorship consulting group established in 1999. A pioneer in the field of corporate sponsorship, Zimet was Director, Worldwide Cultural Affairs, at Chase Manhattan Bank (20 years), where she worked across 14 countries and generated over $2 billion using the arts as a strategic marketing tool.

June Bateman, June Bateman Fine Art
June Bateman has been a private art dealer, consultant, and gallery owner specializing in Fine Art Photography of the 20th and 21st Century since 1999. She has curated and mounted dozens of well-received exhibitions at her SoHo gallery and elsewhere, and been a lecturer and portfolio reviewer for over ten years, including at the International Center of Photography, Parsons, The New School, and The Palm Springs FotoFest in New York.