I wanted to do something. I think we all did. We started out with such hope for this new year, I don’t know anyone who wanted to even see 2009 in the rear view mirror. When the earthquake happened in Haiti, I needed to do something. One of our New Directions artists, Jeff Antebi, had a photograph in the show of Cite Soleil, a Haitian slum. He and I talked about a benefit using his photo, and from there, I saw the power of an image, and wanted to expand the idea.
I am so honored to represent such tremendous artists, all banded together to create Life Support. The gallery and our artists are donating all of the proceeds, so 100% of the purchase goes to the group Doctors Without Borders. I can’t think of a more worthy organization.
For those of you who have already shopped Life Support, thank you. For those of you who haven’t seen the work yet, take a look. Here are some of the images available.
Wedding Clothes, Aline Smithson
Magnolia, Charles Grogg
Full Moon, Bill Finger
Bonnie, Brenda and Betty, Lydia Panas
Capitol Reef Storm, Mitch Dobrowner
Kurama Sake Barrels, Ron Reeder
Architectural Detail No. 73, Randall J. Corcoran
Thank you for helping us make a difference in peoples lives.