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Art For Japan

March 29, 2011
Artist(s): Ushio Shinohara, Shingo Francis, Gen Aihara, Katsuhiro Saiki, ON Megumi, Yumi Kori, Tomomi Ono, Nikki Schiro, etc.

Art Exhibition to help the Earthquake and Tsunami victims in Japan

Tuesday, March 29 2011, from 5 – 8PM

Venue: ISE Cultural Foundation Front Space Gallery

On March 11, the massive earthquake of magnitude 9,0 and the huge Tsunami hit Northeast of Japan and caused catastrophic damages. Thousands of people were killed and many more are still missing.

ISE Cultural Foundation is organizing 1-day art exhibition of "ART FOR JAPAN" in order to raise the fund for the earthquake and Tsunami victims in Japan.

The artists will donate their artworks and exhibit at ISE Cultural Foundation Front Space Gallery on Tuesday, March 29.

All of the artworks will be sold either $20 or $40 in cash only.
*ISE Cultural Foundation will match up the same amount of the all sales from the event and will donate 100% of the fund to Iwate, Miyagi and Fukushima prefectures through the Japanese American Association of New York.

Sweet + Sour: tART Works, Armory Weekend, Opening Reception

Swept, Pulled and Lifted,a collaboration by Artists Ann deVere and Deborah Pohl.

Pod City: Collaboration by Julia Whitney Barnes, Yasmin Spiro and Katerina Lanfranco (respectively)

Composting, a collaboration by artists Petra Valentova, Nikki Schiro and Anna Lise Jensen (respectively)

Composting Collaboration: Detail of Anna Lise Jensen and Petra Valentova artworks

Mutilated Flowers by Petra Valentova, Framed re-constructed old masters by myself, Nikki Schiro

Two Abstract Paintings based on the same quotes, collaboration by artists Melissa Staiger and Liz Ainslie
based on quotes from Joseph Conrad's "The Hear of Darkness" and Virginia Woolf's "Orlando"

Artists Melissa Staiger and Liz Ainslie, central

Artists Damali Abrams and Jodie Lyn-Kee-Chow prepare for the streets, to preform and document their collaborative piece Sweetly Sour.
great minds think alike

Damali Abrams and Jodie Lyn-Kee-Chow

Artist Nikki Schiro

artists Deborah Pohl and Nikki Schiro

Paige Laverty and Friend in front of Nikki Schiro and Petra Valentova artworks

tART Artist Jodie Lyn-Kee-Chow with exhibition curator Caroline Elizabeth Babson

Frank Schiro and Kristin Malafy