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December 9 - 22, 2004 New York, NY

Art @ Large
presents:
"X-mas"
A Group Exhibition

Image by David Hochbaum
Image by Fred Hatt

Private Collector's Preview will be held on Thursday, December 9, 2004, 6 - 9:00 PM
RSVP only -- via email: xmas@artatlarge.com or via phone: 212.957.8371

An on-line gallery is available.

Our gift to you: Many of our artists inventories discounted!

Annie Sprinkle, Barbara Nitke, John John Jesse, Pet Silvia, Charles Gatewood, Fred Hatt, The Quentin Crisp Archives, Rev. Steven Johnson Leyba, Carolyn Weltman, Spider Webb, Michael Rosen, Frances Turner, David Hochbaum, Brian Viveros, Sonja Wagner, L. A. Willette, Morrie Cramer, Andy Kane, Bill Fogarty, Etienne and Luger.

Art @ Large
Gallery Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM -- or call. Free admission.
The Film Center Building
630 Ninth Avenue No. 707, New York, NY 10036 · Map · 212.957.8371

Art @ Large
Website


December 9 - 28, 2004 Los Angeles, CA

Infusion Gallery
presents:

A Group Showing

Love Mandala, 2003 by Rick Herold
"Takeyla", by Evan Lehrer

Opening Reception: Thursday, December 9, 6 - 11 PM, Free admission.

Featured Artists:
JENIK, VERONIKA CONSTANTINE, DOVER, J. ABRAMS,
ARA TEVKANTZ, GREG WILSEN, EBAN LEHRER,
SOPHIA LOUISA LEE, JAJA DARIO,
WOOSTER, CHARLIE MOREY, MAX EMADI

Infusion Gallery
Gallery Hours: Wednesday - Sunday: 12:00 NOON - 7:00 PM,
Monday & Tuesday by appointment
828 South Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90014
· Map · 213.683.8827

Eban Lehrer Website


November 6 - December 30, 2004 Los Angeles, CA

Clair Obscur Gallery
presents:

"Bettie Page... Uncensored"
Images by Bunny Yeager Photography

Betty Page by Bunny Yeager

Opening Reception: November 6, 7 - 10 PM, RSVP Only
Camera Club Photography Reception, December 4, 4 - 10 PM

Clair Obscur Gallery
Gallery Hours: Wednesday - Saturday, 1 - 7 PM and by appointment.
4310 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90029
· Map · 626.825.2442


November 30 - December 31, 2003 London, England

Adonis Art
presents paintings by:
Myles Antony
"Latest Paintings"

Photo by Jeff Compasso
Dream Team by Myles Antony

On-Line Gallery Available

For many years Myles Antony was one of London's foremost gay artists holding highly successful annual exhibitions at Adonis Art. Three years ago he spread his wings and flew home to live in his native city Dublin.

Myles Antony is unusual in that he paints entirely in watercolour, always working with live models.

His pictures are portraits of real people, many of them young men he has encountered on the streets of London and Dublin. It is often been suggested that his lushly romantic portraits must be unreal because the models are "too beautiful"; but Myles insists that the young men he paints are not nearly as beautiful as many of those he passes in the street every day.

In 1991 Myles Antony’s work was exhibited at the Royal Hibernian Academy in Dublin. His work can be found in collections all over the world.

Adonis Art
1b Coleherne Road, London SW10 9BS UK
Phone (from US): 011 44 20 7460 3888
Phone (from UK): 020 7460 3888
Monday - Friday 10:30
AM - 6:30 PM
Saturday 10:30
AM - 5:00 PM

Adonis Website


December 4 - 31, 2005 San Francisco, CA

Stormy Leather
presents:

Jeff Compasso


Image: Jeff Compasso

Stormy Leather
Open Daily 12 - 7 PM
1158 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94103 · Map · 415.626.1672
Stormy Leather Website

Jeff Compasso Website


December 8 - 31, 2004 Los Angeles, CA

The Tom of Finland Foundation
presents:

A Special Selection of Artwork
For the Holiday Season


Image: Tom of Finland

Call for an appointment!
Check our Calendar Page for our holiday office schedule

A special selection of artwork is being made available for sale by the Foundation for the holidays. The pieces are framed and ready to go! All price ranges. It was previewed by the Volunteers at the Potluck on Dec. 8th.

Please call for an appointment if you wish to see this selection. Many other pieces are available, as well (unframed and framed). We consider ART to be the ideal Christmas present! If you don't live in the Los Angeles area you might want to browse our on-line galleries now.

Let us help you find the perfect gift!

Foundation Headquarters
1421 Laveta Terrace, Los Angeles, CA 90026 · 213.250.1685
(Echo Park) Map


October 23 - December 31, 2004 Los Angeles, CA

ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives
presents:

"Rick Herold: Nudes"
A 30-Year Retrospective Exhibition

Love Mandala, 2003 by Rick Herold
Love Mandala, 2003 by Rick Herold

Opening Reception: Saturday, October 23, 2004, 2 - 5 PM, Free admission.

In 1965, Herold exhibited his first major show at the Feigen-Palmer Gallery in Los Angeles. PBS focused their documentary, Metallic Venus, around this exhibit and Herold’s career catapulted into a new arena.

Throughout the 1960s and ‘70s, Herold focused primarily on the male nude and later shifted his focus to tantric symbolism. Eventually, he revisited the sensual male nude, which he continues to explore today. Though his subjects have changed courses, two things have always remained consistent: his exploration of sexuality and the body as a spiritual temple—or, as he calls it, “sacred sexuality”—and the distinct technique of reverse painting on plexi-glass and clear vinyl.

ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives
Gallery Hours: Tuesday & Wednesday: 1:30 PM - 9:00 PM,
Thursday, Friday: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM, Saturday: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
909 W. Adams Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90007
· Map · 213.741.0094

ONE Website


December 15, 2004 Deadline Seattle, WA

Seattle Erotic Art Festival
and
The Sex-Positive Community Center

present a:

Call for Art

Artwork: Steven Miller
Artwork: © 2003 Steven Miller

Deadline: Wednesday, December 15, 2004

Seattle Erotic Art Festival (SEAF) and The Sex-Positive Community Center (SPCC) invite artists to submit up to three (3) works of art of any media exploring eroticism in its diversity, explicitness, subtlety, unconventionality, beauty, shamelessness... to the 2005 Festival. Video and performance art will also be considered.

This is a juried art festival. A completed entry form is necessary to enter. Online entries are preferred. The entry form will be available on SEAF website in the near future.

Festival Dates: Friday April 15, 2005 through Sunday April 17, 2005.

Seattle Erotic Art Festival Website


November 6 - December 17, 2004 Los Angeles, CA

Flazh!Alley Studio
presents:
"Men in Tutus"
Photography by Miriam L. Preissel

"Chris" By Miriam L. Preissel
"Chris" By Miriam L. Preissel

General Public Viewing on December 2, 2004, 7 - 10 PM
as part of San Pedro's 1st Thursday Artwalk.
Adults only, please.

Flazh!Alley Studio is proud to announce its much anticipated launch with the presentation of Los Angeles art photographer Miriam L. Preissel’s stunning series, “Men in Tutus.” 

A dazzling series of men from all walks of life, surrender themselves to the experience, challenging their identity through appearance and action, becoming the prima ballerina for at least just one wonderful freeze framed moment. “Men in Tutus” also demonstrates the power of an artist joyfully challenging the changing the face of masculinity in the 21st Century.

A wildly creative and colorful photographer, Preissel serves up a visual feast of grandfathers, fathers, sons, brothers and uncles playfully questioning society’s views on masculine derring-do.

Preissel worked with a professional ballet instructor, makeup artist, and costumer, photographed nineteen unlikely men invited to appear in tutus on a dramatically lit stage. The subjects – including an R.O.T.C. Instructor, retired Navy Commander, and a tattoo artist – present sharp contrasts between contemporary masculinity and the archetype of ballet.

Flash!Alley Studio
Gallery Hours: By appointment and invitation. Adults only.
1113 S. Pacific Ave. Suite 'B', San Pedro, CA 90731 · Map · 310.833.3633
(Park in The Ramona Bakery parking lot on 11th St.)
e-mail: flazhalley@aol.com


December 9, 2004 New York, NY

Visual AIDS
presents:
An Evening with John Dugdale
Photographer


John Dugdale, In the Forty-Second Year of His Age, 2002

7 PM
Suggested donation $10, SVA students $5

An evening with photographer John Dugdale. In 1993, an AIDS related illness left SVA alumnus John Dugdale nearly blind, with only minimal peripheral vision in his left eye. Despite this loss of sight, he continues to work and his popularity as a photographer continues to grow.

Founded in 1988, Visual AIDS increases public awareness of the AIDS pandemic. Through the Frank Moore Archive Project, Visual AIDS offers direct, professional services to artists living with HIV/AIDS.

Venue:
School of Visual Arts Amphitheater
209 East 23 Street, New York, NY 10010 · Map

Visual AIDS 
526 W. 26th St. # 510, New York, NY 10001
Phone: 212.627.9855 · Fax: 212.627.9815
e-mail: info@visualAIDS.org

Visual AIDS Website


December 12 , 2004 Los Angeles, CA

The
Tom of Finland Foundation

Life Drawing Workshop
Nude Figure Drawing & Painting

Model: Alfredo

Our monthly drawing workshop.
Artists, plan to attend!

This month: Alfredo joins with David, a new model. Guest poser: Rod Berry.

Scheduled for January: We're planning another great year! Scheduled dates for 2005 are listed on our Master Calendar.

Each Workshop has its own kind of excitement.

Please join our Dispatch E-news to receive reminders of future Workshops and other Foundation and erotic art events.

The Foundation is a friendly and positive place to practice your artistic skills.
Scholarship funds available.

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
$15 donation at the door

Workshop dates for 2005 will appear on our Public Calendar as soon as they are scheduled.

Foundation Headquarters
1421 Laveta Terrace, Los Angeles, CA 90026
(Echo Park) Map

For more information contact: Joe Hilton 323.851.7720 Ext. 2


December 5, 2004 New York, NY

Visual AIDS
presents:
Postcards From The Edge
A Benefit

Postcards From the Edge is a show and sale of original, postcard-sized artworks on paper by established and emerging artists. Last year, over 1,200 postcards were submitted!

All artworks will be priced at $50 and sold on a first-come, first-served basis. The works are signed on the back and exhibited so that the artists' signatures cannot be seen. While the buyers have a list of participating artists, they don't know who created which piece until it is purchased and the signature is revealed. A collector might end up with a work by a famous artist or by someone they don't yet know.

Either way, they walk away with a great piece of art while supporting Visual AIDS's important work.

No work will be for sale on the Preview Night, however one lucky raffle winner will be able to select any artwork that evening before anyone else! There will also be a silent auction of small works by Bern Boyle (1951-1992), Brian Weil (1954-1996), and Jimmy de Sana (1950-1999) from the collection of Sur Rodney (Sur). — $50 cover, additional raffle tickets $20, open bar, participating artists can attend free.

Some of the participating artists for Postcards from the Edge 2004 include: Vito Acconci, Jose Alvarez, Emma Amos, Polly Apfelbaum, Bill Armstrong, Dotty Attie, Alice Aycock, Aziz + Cucher, John Baldessari, Burt Barr, Robert Beck, Barton Lidice Benes, Lynda Benglis, Katherine Bernhardt, Nayland Blake, Ross Bleckner, Louise Bourgeois, Nina Bovasso, Mark Bradford, Matthew Buckingham, Nancy Burson, Suzanne Caporael, Mary Ellen Carroll, Janice Caswell, Vincent Cianni, Aaron Cobbett, Greg Colson, Jeanne Dunning, Marcel Dzama, Frank Egloff, Joy Episalla, Mitch Epstein, Neil Farber, Tony Feher, Brian Finke, Robert Flynt, Adam Fuss, Joy Garnett, Jeff Gauntt, Louis Gispert, Judy Glantzman, Milton Glaser, Anthony Goicolea, Maria Elena Gonzalez, Michelle Grabner, Deborah Grant, Joanne Greenbaum, Hans Haacke, Jane Hammond, Stuart Hawkins, Mary Heilmann, Geoffrey Hendericks, Jim Hodges, Frank Holliday, David Humphrey , Alfredo Jaar, Bill Jacobson, Bill Jensen, Simen Johan, Chris Johanson, Joan Jonas, Bill Jones, Michael Joo, Emily Joyce, Roberto Juarez, Miranda July, Julian LaVerdiere, Louise Lawler, Zoe Leonard, Les Levine, Sol LeWitt, Glenn Ligon, Vera Lutter, MacDermott & MacGough, Kerry James Marshall, Barry McGee, Michael Meads, Julie Mehretu, Ann Messner, Marilyn Minter, Carrie Moyer, Vik Muniz, Elizabeth Murray, Stefanie Nagorka, James Nares, David Nelson, Yoko Ono, Tom Otterness, Shelia Pepe, Lamar Peterson, William Pope L. , Amy Jean Porter, Paul Henry Ramirez, Jessica Rankin, Erwin Redl, Dorothea Rockburne, Tim Rollins & K.O.S., Michael Rosen, Arnold Roth, Betye Saar, Carolee Schneemann, Collier Schorr, Joan Semmel, Mark Sheinkman, Kate Shepherd, Alyson Shotz, Amy Sillman, Tom Slaughter, Pat Steir, Barbara Takenaga, Janaina Tschape, Spencer Tunick, Type A, Penelope Umbrico, John Waters, Mary Weatherford, William Wegman, Lawrence Weiner, Millie Wilson, Jackie Windsor, Thomas Woodruff, Carrie Yamaoka and many, many MORE!

One day only, 3:00 - 6:00 PM
No entrance fee.

SPECIAL PREVIEW EVENT:
Saturday, December 4, 6 - 9
PM.
Cover charge $50

This Event's Venue:
Brent Sikkema
530 W. 22nd St., New York, NY 10011 · 212.929.2262 · Map
Brent Sikkema Website

Visual AIDS 
526 W. 26th St. # 510, New York, NY 10001 · Map
Phone: 212.627.9855 · Fax: 212.627.9815 
e-mail: info@visualAIDS.org 

Visual AIDS Website


December 4 - 5, 2004 Los Angeles, CA

Artist Bound
presents:
2nd Annual Erotic Art Exhibition
and Silent Auction

Painting by Larissa de O. Morais
Painting by Larissa de O. Morais

Auction preview Friday, December 3rd. Please call for details.

Artist Reception Saturday, December 4, 9 PM - 1 AM
(
$10 donation for artist reception.)

Reception: Over 20 artists / Live DJ / Cocktails provided by RedRum

Venue: SOHO Gallery
Exhibition hours: Saturday, December 4th 12 - 7 PM · Sunday, December 5th 12 - 4 PM
12202 Ventura Blvd., Studio City, CA 91604
 · Map · 818.766.5569 · RSVP 626.825.2442
Artist Bound Website
SOHO Gallery Website


December 4 - 5, 2004 Los Angeles, CA

Wim Griffith
presents an:
Open Studio Art Show



Hours both days: 11 AM - 5 PM

MEN AS ART: Visit Wims' studio where you will be able to purchase Wims' bronze and steel sculpture, original oil paintings, and signed limited edition giclee prints. For this holiday show you will also be able to purchase Wims' Dick-mass tree ornaments and 12 inch resin male angels. Kick off the holiday season with this testosterone filled event.

Wim Griffith Studio
3314 Country Club Drive, Lakewood, CA. 90712 · Map · 562-421-4330
Wim Griffith Website


November 6, 2004 Los Angeles, CA

GET READY FOR...

Tom of Finland Foundation
benefit
"HIDE & INK"
A Night of Leather & Tattoos

        Tom of Finland - 1962     Artwork: Hector Silva

Rick Castro

Kira Od

Tom of Finland 1962

Hector Silva

Saturday -- November 6, 2004
9 PM - 1 AM -- $6 Donation -- $4 for Foundation Members

CONTEST & PRIZES FOR BEST LEATHER & TATTOOS
Get your hides on-stage!

Got a tat? We'll be taking photos of body art.

Into tats? Then this is a special night for you!

Vintage Tattoo Art Parlor will be here.
Temporary tattoos available! All kinds of tattoo demos!

Artist Kira Od leaves her mark on you!
Hector Silva, artist, shows us his work!
Photographer Rick Castro previews his new book!

Plus our usual raffles & surprises!

Folks with "Tom of Finland" tattoos get in free!

Proceeds Used To Benefit The Tom of Finland Foundation

Our special thanks to these supporters of this event:

      



   
And our host venue:

Faultline Bar
4216 Melrose (at Vermont), Los Angeles, CA  90029 · MAP · 323.660.0889
Faultline Bar website

  

thru November 7, 2004 Hollywood, CA

The Erotic Museum
presents its
Inaugural Exhibition
including the
Tom of Finland Collection

     
Tom Kelly,1949 Tom of Finland, 1982 Picasso Catalog, 1975

$12.95 No one under 18 will be admitted. 
SPECIAL DISCOUNT TO TOM OF FINLAND FOUNDATION MEMBERS.

The Erotic Museum, the nation's second museum devoted to sex and sexuality, throws open its doors in the heart of Tinseltown's tourist district mere steps away from the Hollywood Wax Museum and the star-studded Walk of Fame. The Museum gives visitors everything from Pablo Picasso etchings to David LaChappelle photographs, from Playboy pinups and Vargas girls to Tom of Finland men.

Andy, Michael Angel, Mark I. Chester, Philip Core, David Crocker, Etienne, Gary Felgemaker, Shimo Himo, The Hun, Ross Johnston, Nigel Kent, Michael Kirwan, Rolf Lutzerath, Marcello, Muscle Matt, Goh Mishima, John McAlister, Olaf, Palanca, Roger Payne, Rex, Teddy of Paris, and Alann de Vuyst.

This Inaugural Exhibition will include original Tom of Finland drawings and a selection of works from other artists on-loan from the Foundation. Please inquire -- some pieces are for sale.

Read more about the Museum in the Foundation's Dispatch

The Erotic Museum
Gallery Hours: Sunday - Thursday 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, Friday - Saturday 10:00 AM - Midnight.
6741 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, CA 90028 · Map ·
323. GO. EROTIC
The Erotic Museum 
Website


November 7, 2004 New York, NY

Bear Cafe
presents:

"2nd Annual Bake-Off"
A Benefit for Manhattan's LGBT Community Center

3 - 6 PM

Cake... As Art!

The 2004 Bake-Off theme is: "It's a Queer World After All".

Come view some truly gorgeous and outlandish cakes. Sample some delicious pies, pastries, cookies and other desserts by folks in our big ol' Lesbian, Bear/Cub/Admirer, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Heterosexual community. Here's a truly 'tasteful' way to show the rest of our community just how fabulous YOU are!

Artists and groups are invited to pre-register. See Bear Cafe's website for details.

Venue:
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center

208 West 13th Street, New York, NY 10011
· Map · 212.620.7310
The LGBT Community Center Website

Bear Cafe
P.O. Box 20043, West Village Station, New York, NY 10014
Bear Cafe Website


November 14, 2003 Palm Springs, CA

TOM OF FINLAND FOUNDATION
and
The Barracks
present a

Palm Springs Fundraiser



4:00 PM - 8:00 PM - $5 suggested donation.

Top off the Palm Springs Leather Pride Weekend by joining your friends at this benefit and beer/soda bust for the Foundation. Join in the Victory Celebration for Mr. Palm Springs Leather 2005. Raffle items? Of course!

On display: the six Tom of Finland images selected by the Judith Rothschild Foundation to be donated in 2006 to the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

The Barracks
67625 E Palm Canyon Dr., Cathedral City, CA 92234 · 760.321.9688
The Barracks Website


November 20-21, 2004 Los Angeles, CA

David Crocker
presents:
"Alone in the Studio 2"
An Open Tour and Sale

Image by David Crocker

Saturday, November 20 from 11 AM to 6 PM
Sunday, November 21 from 11 AM to 6 PM

David Crocker
1329 Lucile Ave Los Angeles, CA 90026. (South of Sunset in Silverlake) · Map
Phone: 323.573.0846
David Crocker E-mail


November 20-21, 2004 Los Angeles, CA

Jeff Compasso
presents:
A Gallery Show & Open Studio

Image by Jeff Compasso

Saturday, November 20 from 5 PM to 11 PM
Sunday, November 21 from 1 PM to 7 PM

Internationally exhibited photographer Jeff Compasso will host a Gallery Show / Open Studio at his home in West Hollywood's Harper Avenue Historic District. Come join Jeff for hors d'oeuvres & cocktails, see his latest fine art and erotic nudes, AND meet his models! Gallery prints will be available for sale.

Jeff Compasso
The West Hollywood home of the artist (address given upon RSVP).
Phone 323.654.8079
Jeff Compasso Website


November 2 - 27, 2004 London, England

Adonis Art
presents:
"Men Exposed"
Photography by Peter Arnold

Image by Peter Arnold

An on-line gallery is available.

"In this exhibition - MEN EXPOSED - Peter Arnold exhibits a powerful exploration of the male nude. Photographed in black and white, this extraordinary collection of images displays a unique sense of style and harmony.

"The hallmark of Peter's vision is his dedication to perfection. The models were carefully selected for their honed bodies, each bursting with sexual tension and vitality. Masterly moulded by light to enhance the flesh tones and textures, the models were arranged, contorted and composed for the shoot. Every muscle was lit in clear relief, the shots refined to the smallest detail, leaving nothing to chance. The result - modern man has been seductively transformed into glowing sculptures reminiscent of the form and performance of the ancient Gods."

Adonis Art
Gallery hours: Monday - Friday 10:30 AM - 5:30 PM, Saturday 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM. Free entry.
1b Coleherne Road, London SW10 9BS UK
Phone (from US): 011 44 20 7460 3888
Phone (from UK): 020 7460 3888
Adonis Website


November 11 - 29, 2004 New York, NY

Art @ Large
presents:
"Illuminata: Are You Curious?"
Images by Barbara Nitke

Image by David Hochbaum

An on-line gallery is available.

Illuminata: Are you curious? focuses on the concept of abandon, continuing Barbara Nitke's exploration of the alternative sexual world. "The work is about losing oneself into a place beyond control," she says, "giving over to something which is fierce, raw and primitive, in search of a transcendent state."

Acknowledged by critic A. D. Coleman as one of the most important photographers currently exploring human sexuality, Nitke's work of the last two decades also furthers the debate over what is a fit subject for high art.
As publicly funded organizations continue the trend of retreating from controversial subjects, mainstream public acceptance has risen. In a recent issue of Time Magazine, John Cloud observed that "our astonishment at Robert Mapplethorpe's photographs of leather and pain 20 years ago now seems quaint..."

She is also a co-plaintiff with the National Coalition for Sexual Freedom in challenging John Ashcroft, Attorney General of the United States of America, and the federal Communications Decency Act (CDA) which regulates obscenity on the Internet. The case is expected to go to the U. S. Supreme Court.

Art @ Large
Gallery Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM -- or call. Free admission.
The Film Center Building
630 Ninth Avenue No. 707, New York, NY 10036 · Map · 212.957.8371

Art @ Large
Website


September 16 - November 30, 2004 Los Angeles, CA

665 Leather and Fetish Company
presents:

"Solo... Exhibition"
Art by Hector Silva

Artwork: Hector Silva

Hector Silva is an artist based in Los Angeles who has been producing work in the last 20 years. Born in Ocotlan, Jalisco, Mexico, he moved to the United States at the age of 17. He began drawing in his late 20s.

In his art, Hector explores themes of cultural identity, eroticism, and beauty. Hector's mastery of light and shadow on skin is captured on paper with pencil, but he also works with other media, including oil and acrylic. He draws and paints from photographic stills.

665 Leather and Fetish Company
Store & Exhibition Hours:
Sunday - Thursday, Noon - 8:00
PM
Friday - Saturday, Noon - 10:00
PM
8722 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069 · Map
310.854.7276 Website

Hector Silva Website


November 14, 2004 Los Angeles, CA

The
Tom of Finland Foundation

Life Drawing Workshop
Nude Figure Drawing & Painting

 Andrew Addams

Model: Michael Brandon

Model: Andrew Addams

Our monthly drawing workshop.
Artists, plan to attend!

This month: Andrew Addams, Michael Brandon and Christopher M.

Scheduled for December: The return of Alfredo. Stay tuned!

Each Workshop has its own kind of excitement.

Please join our Dispatch E-news to receive reminders of future Workshops and other Foundation and erotic art events.

The Foundation is a friendly and positive place to practice your artistic skills.
Scholarship funds available.

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
$15 donation at the door

Workshop dates for the remainder of 2004 are now available on our Public Calendar.

Foundation Headquarters
1421 Laveta Terrace, Los Angeles, CA 90026
(Echo Park) Map

For more information contact: Joe Hilton 323.851.7720 Ext. 2


October 8 - 10, 2004 Los Angeles, CA

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
presents the:
10th Annual Los Angeles
EROTIC ART WEEKEND
AND FAIR

The Tom of Finland Foundation presents this weekend dedicated to exposing the public to erotic art in all its diversity: international cultures, male, female, transgender and the complete range of alternatives in sexual orientation and expression.

This year at the Fair: An exhibit on the first 20 years of the Foundation, which celebrates its anniversary in November.

This Year at the Fair: On display, for the first time together, the six Tom of Finland images selected by the Judith Rothschild Foundation to be donated in 2006 to the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

This Year at the Fair: Our popular Life Drawing Workshop for artists with live models on both days. Bring your art pad and pencils!

Info Hotline: 323.860.9801

Events & Venues

Artists Reception
Foundation Headquarters (Map)
1421 Laveta Terrace,
Echo Park, CA 90026
213.250.1685
Friday, Oct. 8, 8 - 11 PM
$10 general public, $8 non-fair artists and Foundation members.
A cocktail mixer for artists and art lovers. Includes host bar and appetizers. View over 150 erotic works on display from our Permanent Collection. Open bar sponsored by Smirnoff Twist Vodka.
Art Fair
Plummer Park (Map)
7377 Santa Monica Boulevard,
West Hollywood, CA 90046

Parking: between Vista and Fuller – there are parking lots off of both Santa Monica and Fountain.
Saturday, Oct. 9, 1 - 7 PM
Sunday, Oct. 10, noon - 6 PM

$10 donation, $8 Foundation members, includes both days.
More than 75 artists, from all over the United States, and from several foreign countries. Virtually every medium is represented: painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, mixed media, and digital work. The Foundation strives to include work representing all genders and sexual orientations. As Plummer Park is a public area, we are asking all those attending to wear appropriate street clothing to and from the fair. We hope to be welcomed back by our neighbors next year!
Interview /  Discussion
At the Art Fair
Saturday, Oct. 9, 4 PM
Included with fair admission.
"Tom of Finland and Gay Culture"  Foundation Co-Creator Durk Dehner will be interviewed by current Foundation president Dan Berkowitz about the beginnings of the organization, and Tom’s influence on the gay ethos.
Awards Banquet
Hugo's Restaurant (Map)
8401 Santa Monica Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069

(At Kings Road, city parking garage across the street.)

Saturday, Oct. 9, 8 - 11 PM
Admission: General public $50, Foundation members and artists’ assistants $40, 
exhibiting artists $30, volunteers $30. (Advance reservations required. Call the Foundation at 213.250.1685)
Presentation of the Lifetime Achievement to Charles W. Leslie and J. Frederic Lohman, the Cultural Icon to Camille Paglia, and the Erotic Artist Hall of Fame Award to Michael Kirwan. Special display of artwork by Tank.
Panel Discussion
At the Art Fair
Sunday, Oct. 10, 2 PM
Included with fair admission.
"The Ins and Outs of Collecting Erotic Art." Panelists to include Cliff Benjamin of Western Project Gallery, NY artist and Art @ Large gallery owner Pet Silvia, Foundation board member Sharp, and Mitzi Valenzuela.
Image of the Year Auction
At the Art Fair
Sunday, Oct. 10, 4 PM
Auction!
The Tom of Finland Foundation has used this piece of art by their namesake artist, TOM OF FINLAND, as the image to represent the Foundation in print during 2004. It will be awarded to the highest bidder at live auction.

Those who will not be present for the live auction should contact the Foundation and we can arrange to call you during the final bidding process of the auction, if you so desire.


Accommodations:
SAN VINCENTE INN
 
845 San Vincente Blvd., W. Hollywood, CA 90069
Phone: 310.854.6915 Toll Free: 800.577.6915
Fax: 323.465.1380 
http://www.gayresort.com/sanvicenteinn/
Price: Ask for Joe, the manager, and receive 25% off the regular rate of $119 per night.
  RAMADA WEST HOLLYWOOD
8585 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069
Phone: 310.652.6400 Toll Free: 800.845.8585
Fax: 310.652.4207
http://www.ramadaweho.com/home.html
Price: Place reservation on-line under seasonal rates for $109 per night. Phone will be $119-129.
THE HOLLYWOOD METROPOLITAN HOTEL
 5825 W. Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA 90028
Phone: 323.962.5800    Fax: 323.465.1380 http://www.metropolitanhotel.com/
Price: Approximately $79.95 per room.
  DUNES L.A. MOTEL
5625 W. Sunset Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028
Phone: 323.467.5171
http://www.dunesla.com/
Price: Approximately $64.95 - $69.95 per room.


October 9 - 10, 2004 San Francisco, CA

Live Art Gallery and Studios
presents:

"Open Studios"
Artwork by René Capone, Tom Fowler & Sam Russell

Artwork: René Capone's "Waiting for Your Return"

Saturday & Sunday, 11 AM - 6 PM

The Gallery will be freshly stocked with all the goods, and our studio doors left open for all those who wish to see inside the artists' studio.

On display will be Rene Capone’s new grouping of watercolor and acrylics, all using the imagery of swords, and figures. Symbolizing themes of “fight or flight”

Also on display will be the work of Sam Russell and Tom Fowler. Please come and say hello!

Live Art Gallery and Studios
Gallery Hours: Thursday through Saturday, 5 - 8 PM, and by appointment.
151 Potrero Ave., San Francisco, CA, 94103 · Map · 415.254.3141

René Capone
Website
Tom Fowler Website


August 7 - October 16, 2004 Santa Monica, CA

18th Street Arts Center
presents:

"The Leopard's Spots
Between Art, Performance and Club Culture"

Rick Castro's "Little Tea Party" 1998

Image: Rick Castro, Little Tea Party 1998

Opening Reception Saturday, August 7, 7 - 9 PM
Fashion performances  at 8 PM.

Rick Castro book signing 13 Years of Bondage Thursday Sept. 16, 6 PM
plus at 7 PM, screenings of
Hustler White presented by Rick Castro &
Days of Pentecost by Lawrence Elbert
including Q&A with the filmmakers. $6

Closing party Saturday, October 16, 7 PM to Midnight.

This exhibition examines the cross-fertilization between visual and performance artists who used the allure of the night club along with the cloak and culture of the street as influence and performative venues. The 18 artists in this exhibition are part of a period within Los Angeles art history whose impact and trajectory now define the landscape of contemporary art practice. Presented is a collection of paintings, photography, art objects, fashion, video, and other memorabilia capturing underground art events and club happenings that ripple with erotics, glamour, and dangerous dark places. 

Artists in the show include: Ron Athey, Rick Castro, Ms. Vaginal Davis, Lawrence Elbert, Diane Gamboa , Jeffrey Hilbert, K, Marcus Kuiland-Nazario, Eduardo Lucero, Monica Majoli, Lun*na Menoh, Catherine Opie, Bill Rangel, Miguel Angel Reyes, Paul V & Mr. Dan of Dragstrip Route 66, and Johanna Went.

18th Street Arts Center
1639 18th Street, Santa Monica, CA · Map · 310.453.3711
18th Street Arts Center Website


October 9 - 21, 2004 Los Angeles, CA

Clair Obscur Gallery
presents:

"A Modern Day Metamorphosis"
Images by Jeffery Scott

Jeffrey Scott

Opening Reception: October 9, 7 - 10 PM, RSVP Only
Slide Lecture: October 21, 7 PM, $5 Donation
Closing Reception: October 31, 5 - 8 PM

Clair Obscur Gallery
Gallery Hours: Wednesday - Saturday, 1 - 7 PM and by appointment.
4310 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90029
· Map · 626.825.2442


September 18 - October 23, 2004 Los Angeles, CA

Western Project
presents:
Tom Sanford
Photographs & New Paintings
Image: Tom Sanford

Western Project is proud to present the first west coast exhibition by New York artist Tom Sanford. The show is comprised of two recent paintings, and photographs of the artist as Tupac Shakur, from Sanford 's project, Thug4Life , an investigation of fandom, celebrity, idolatry and art.

In his paintings Sanford uses a Renaissance style, remixed and shaken -- replacing traditional religious iconography with Tupac Shakur and other gansta rap artists to create a kind of neo musical/religious narrative. The rise and fall of Shakur is depicted in a Christ framework, grounded in history and retold as myth. The paintings are colorful Pop sensations, direct and assertive, mirroring the operatic life of Shakur.

Western Project
Hours: 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Tuesday through Saturday
3830 Main Street, Culver City, CA 90232 · Map · 310.838.0609
Western Project website


September 18 - October 23, 2004 Los Angeles, CA

Western Project
presents:
Carole Caroompas
Psychedelic Jungle: New Paintings
Artwork: Carole Caroompas

Western Project is proud to present the first exhibition of paintings by Carole Caroompas in four years. Meshing images from Tennessee William's, Night of the Iguana and the 1960s psychedelic rock and roll era, the artist has created eight works examining themes of freedom and the search for home. Using a kaleidoscopic play of tropical and counterculture icons, the paintings pose the notion of ‘ Eden ', but are countered with darker film noir images.

Caroompas weaves a 1960s optimism with her version of vanitas and nature morte imagery, making notions of art and culture, literature and cinema collapse in a river of free floating association. Each work is a journey behind the veil of order; and each a lush and exuberant trip of possibilities.

Western Project
Hours: 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Tuesday through Saturday
3830 Main Street, Culver City, CA 90232 · Map · 310.838.0609
Western Project website


October 5 - 28, 2004 New York, NY

Avalanche Gallery
presents:
"Safety In Numbers"
A Group Show


Artists reception: Tuesday, October 5, 2004, 6 - 8 PM.

Featuring the work of Yasmine Chatila, Albert Crudo, Tess McCardle,
Nelson Santos, D'angelo Thompson and Max Yawney.

Avalanche Gallery
39 East 31st Street, 3rd fl, New York, NY 10016 · Map · Phone: 212.447.9485
Avalanche Gallery Website


August 5 - October 28, 2004 Amsterdam, Netherlands

BV Mister B
presents:

"Satisfaction"
Photo prints by Cor Heynen

       

A surprising and kinky exhibition of photo prints by the Dutch photographer Cor Heynen. Opening on Thursday August 5th 2004 at 8:30 PM in the Mister B shop in Amsterdam.

Mister B
Gallery Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday 10 AM - 6:30 PM · Thursday 10 AM - 9 PM
Saturday 11
AM - 6 PM
· Sunday 1 PM - 6 PM - 6 PM
Warmoes 89, 1012 HZ, Amsterdam, Netherlands · +0031.20.422.0003
Mister B Website


October 29, 2004 Indianapolis, IN

The Reformatory and LAMP Fine Art Gallery
present:

10th Anniversary Erotic Arts Ball
100 Juried Works of Erotica -- Exhibit & Competition
Curator: Jennifer Kaye

8 PM - 3 AM, $25
Masquerade, Erotic, or Formal Attire

8 - 9 PM VIP Champagne Reception -- "Meet The Artists"
Awards: $750 L'Esprit, $250 Best of Show

9 PM - 3 AM Erotic Performances

Burlesque; Lingerie Retrospective 1920s - 1970s by Dress & Dwell; Trigger -- The Human Equine; Live Erotica Installation by Shiva; Virtual Erotica; Underground Dungeon Interactive Playspace hosted by The Mistresses of House Panopticon; Bands: Human Aftertaste & Abra Cadaver; DJ Alyda --  goth, industrial; Tantra Yoga Performance Troupe; Different Drummers Belly Dancers; and Costume Competition.

Art Jury: David Crowe, BFA Ball State -- Event Founder; Jennifer Kaye -- LAMP Fine Art Gallery -- Owner/Director/Curator; Frederic Allamel -- PhD Sorbonne, Art Sociologist, author, lecturer, international art curator.

Venue:
Fletcher Pointe
-- A National Historic Landmark
501 Fletcher Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46204 · Map
317.925.3839 Miss Ann, Event Producer · 317.624.9803 Jennifer Kaye, Curator
Erotic Arts Ball Website

The Reformatory Website


October 14 - 30, 2004 New York, NY

Art @ Large
presents:

"Smokin' Babes"
Works by Brian Viveros

Brian Viveros

Opening reception: Thursday, October 14, 2004, 6 - 9 PM.

"Wicked art," is how writer/filmmaker Clive Barker described Viveros' work.

Born and raised in California, Brian Viveros began drawing at the early age of four and at age eleven started a long obsession . With no formal training, he began to draw and learn from the masters in comics, fine art, films and fantasy art. The turning point in Brian's career came in 1997 with his participation in "Deep Inside The Art Of Porn" exhibition in Lausanne, Switzerland at The Musee d'art Contemporain Pornographique, curated by Les Barany, (H. R. Giger's agent), who introduced Brian's work to a wide international audience.

Since then, Brian's work has been in numerous gallery shows and exhibitions. Work has appeared in Secret Magazine, In the Flesh, Skin Two, Drawing Blood, Darks Art Magazine, and Art Alternatives. His comic book works includes Vesil I, II, III, Hardcore, Snuff, Psycho Hunter and the short story, The Magdalena in Fetish Magazine.

Currently he employs the use of airbrush, and charcoal in his paintings on paper. Known mostly for his smoking women and surrealist approach to the female form, Viveros' tattoo'd women robots are prominently featured at this years annual Woodstock Tattoo Festival, along with notables, H.R. Giger, John John Jesse, David Hochbaum, Joe Coleman, Frank Kozik, et al.

Art @ Large
Gallery Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM -- or call. Free admission.
The Film Center Building
630 Ninth Avenue No. 707, New York, NY 10036 · Map · 212.957.8371

Art @ Large
Website


October 1 - 31, 2003 Online

Visual AIDS and The Body
present:
"Intimately Acquainted"

A Web Gallery
Curated by Grady T. Turner
Sam Orwen, Lovers, 1982
Image: Sam Orwen, Lovers, 1982

Featuring the work of Archive members; Vincent Cianni, Joe De Hoyos, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Keith Haring, Jerry Hooten, Derek Jackson, Jonathan Leiter, Eduardo Mirales, Michael Mitchell, John Morrison, Mark Morrisroe, Luna Luis Ortiz, Sam Orwen, Hugh Steers, Steed Taylor, Gregory Veney, Jorge Veras, David Wojnarowicz and Martin Wong. 

In the Curator’s Statement, Grady T. Turner states:

"There are any number of ways for a curator to approach an archive so large as that maintained by Visual AIDS. Someone with a fixed idea in mind can very likely find a good selection of art to fit the bill. If you want art directly addressing issues surrounding AIDS—protest, health care, identity, illness—you can find it in the archive. You want homoeroticism? Got you covered. Realist painting? Abstraction? Conceptual art? No problem. Famous names? There are plenty. But what if you approach the archive with no predetermined theme or concept? I saw curating this online exhibition as an opportunity to get intimately acquainted with the Visual AIDS archive, and so I elected to go about this in the most labor-intensive way: to simply look at each and every image and see what jumped out at me..."

Grady T. Turner is an art critic and curator based in New York. His exhibitions include "Without Sanctuary: Lynching Photography in America," "Flophouse: Life on the Bowery," and "NYC Sex: How New York City Transformed Sex in America." His criticism appears regularly in publications including Art in America, Flash Art, Artnews, New York Times and Bomb, where he is a contributing editor.

Visual AIDS 
526 W. 26th St. # 510, New York, NY 10001 
Phone: 212.627.9855 · Fax: 212.627.9815 
e-mail: info@visualAIDS.org 

"Intimate Acquaintance" Gallery


October 4 - 31, 2004 London, England

Adonis Art
presents:
"A Life of Painting"
Artwork by John Carter
1927 - 2004

Image by John Carter

An on-line gallery is available.

"John Carter was a Londoner who studied at St Martins and the Slade. He was part of the Toynbee Art Group and the Islington Art Circle. His first solo exhibition was in 1963 and since then he has had many exhibitions in England and Spain, where he went to live with James Darby over 20 years ago. His paintings are in many private collections.

"John Carter was devoted to his craft, and it is fair to say that his life truly was... a life of painting."

Adonis Art
Gallery hours: Monday - Friday 10:30 AM - 5:30 PM, Saturday 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM. Free entry.
1b Coleherne Road, London SW10 9BS UK
Phone (from US): 011 44 20 7460 3888
Phone (from UK): 020 7460 3888
Adonis Website


October 17, 2004 Los Angeles, CA

The
Tom of Finland Foundation

Life Drawing Workshop
Nude Figure Drawing & Painting

  

Our monthly drawing workshop.
Artists, plan to attend!

This month: There were some terrific men (Harvey & Daniel) at the L.A. Erotic Art Weekend that pledged to drop by this month and do some modeling. This should be an exceptionally interesting session!

Scheduled for November: Andrew A. and Christopher M.

Scheduled for December: The return of Alfredo. Stay tuned!

Each Workshop has its own kind of excitement.

Please join our Dispatch E-news to receive reminders of future Workshops and other Foundation and erotic art events.

The Foundation is a friendly and positive place to practice your artistic skills.
Scholarship funds available.

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
$15 donation at the door

Workshop dates for the remainder of 2004 are now available on our Public Calendar.

Foundation Headquarters
1421 Laveta Terrace, Los Angeles, CA 90026
(Echo Park) Map

For more information contact: Joe Hilton 323.851.7720 Ext. 2


September 26, 2004 San Francisco, CA

Folsom Street Events
presents:
Folsom Street Fair
Poster Art Finalists Selected


Image: 2001 Fred McMullen

Sunday, September 26, 11 AM - 6 PM

Finalists' entries for the Folsom Street Poster Art Competition will be show in booths V802/804 at the fair. They can also be viewed on-line.

Folsom Street Fair is the largest leather, alternative and fetish street fair in the world with over 400,000 attendees annually. This year marks the 21st year of Folsom Street Fair. Folsom Street Events is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization and all proceeds raised from our events are directly returned to San Francisco charities. Last year over $247,000 was donated back to twelve beneficiary organizations.

Folsom Street Fair
Folsom Street from 7th to 12th, San Francisco, CA 94103
· Map
Folsom Street Website


April 1 - September 30, 2004 New York, NY

The Museum of Sex
presents:

"Getting Off --
Exploring the Pleasure Principle"


Michael Schmelling & Matthew Salacuse
courtesy of Wallspace Gallery, NYC

A groundbreaking contemporary exhibit that takes an uplifting, humorous look at the age-old art of sexual stimulation.

Inspired by discreetly private acts that occur away from public audiences, "Get Off!" features the work of established and emerging artists who investigate sexual titillation as a means to examine their relationship to pleasure. Exploring a range of sexual pleasure themes from masturbation and partnering to voyeurism and fantasy, each artist creates a distinctive site specific installation in media ranging from printmaking to sculpture, photography, furniture design and video. Participating artists are Greg Curry, Jane Dickson, Lisa Dilillo, eteam, Terence Koh, Joseph Maida, Laurel Nakadate & Dora Malech, Tom Otterness, Txuspo Poyo, Mabi Revuelta, Karim Rashid, and Michael Schmelling & Matthew Salacuse.

"A positive perspective toward sexual pleasure is a vital and political attitude that makes for an integrated and whole person," says Robin Kahn, a contemporary artist whose work examines issues surrounding gender conditioning and sexual identity, and who organized the exhibit as guest curator. "Seldom do artists have an opportunity to exhibit their sexually-themed work without censorship. I’m thrilled that the Museum of Sex in New York, an institution that champions sexual freedom, has provided this remarkable group of artists such an ideal space."

The Museum of Sex
Gallery Hours: Sunday - Friday 11 AM - 6:30 PM · Saturday 11 AM - 8 PM
Admission is $14.50; $13.50 seniors/students.

233 Fifth Avenue @ 27th Street, New York, NY 10016 · Map  · 866.667.3984
Museum of Sex Website


July 9 - September 30, 2004 Hollywood, CA

Photo Impact
presents:

"L. A. Nude"

Click on the above image to discover the artists involved with this showing.

Photo Impact
Gallery Hours: Call during sensible hours.
931 North Citrus Avenue, Hollywood, CA  · Map  · 323.461.0141


September 7 - October 2, 2004 London, England

Adonis Art
presents:
"Beach Bodies"
Artwork by Cornelius McCarthy

Images by Cornelius McCarthy

An on-line gallery is also available.

Opening Tuesday September 7, 2004, 6.30 - 8.30 PM.

Adonis Art
Gallery hours: Monday - Friday 10:30 AM - 5:30 PM, Saturday 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM. Free entry.
1b Coleherne Road, London SW10 9BS UK
Phone (from US): 011 44 20 7460 3888
Phone (from UK): 020 7460 3888
Adonis Website


September 9 - October 2, 2004 New York, NY

Art @ Large
presents:

"Punk Électrique"
Works by Punk Rocker John John Jesse

Sid's Kids by John John Jesse
Sid's Kids (2004) by John John Jesse

Opening reception: Thursday, September 9, 2004, 6 - 9 PM.

John John gives us the anarchy of youth. A portrayal of class war struggle, street anarchism, and his past teenage destructive punk rock lifestyle. A heroic fight from the gutter of the streets of the '80s Lower East Side, to the triumph of post-addicted street youth.

His ever present attention to detail has certainly become his signature style. The paintings are framed in various woods and metals, both vintage and elaborate moldings sometimes refinished by John John. The models delineation, facial expressions, their clothing and toys, all reflect the artist's pronounced attitude of familiar experiences. Vivid color, built up in translucent layers of colored pencil, gouache, embellished with gold leaf enamel, erupts alongside finely rendered ink drawing and mists of paint.

He does this with obsessive detail and flair for originality -- to show us that the only hope beyond the tragedy of life, is the fact that he has survived it with his art.

Art @ Large
Gallery Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM -- or call. Free admission.
The Film Center Building
630 Ninth Avenue No. 707, New York, NY 10036 · Map · 212.957.8371

Art @ Large
Website


October 3, 2004 San Francisco, CA

Castro Street Fair Inc.
presents:

Castro Street Fair

Image: Jeff Compasso
Image by Jeff Compasso

Sunday, October 3, 2004, 11 AM - 6 PM

Artist Jeff Compasso will exhibiting at the fair.

Venue: 
Castro St & Market St San Francisco, CA 94114  · Map
Castro Street Fair Website

Jeff Compasso Website


October 1 - 3, 2004 Bethesda, MD

Small Press Expo
presents:

SPX 2004
theme: "War"

While not emphasizing the erotic, this event brings together thousands of people involved with the independent comic book scene. Many of the creations involve adult themes and certainly are not intended for children.

SPX will bring together over 300 artists and publishers to meet their readers, booksellers, distributors, and each other. SPX will be open to the public from 3 pm Friday, October 1st and run through 8 pm that evening, followed by a big Opening Night Party taking up the hotel bar. The celebration continues all weekend, open Saturday from 10 am to 7 pm, and Sunday from 11 am to 5 pm, culminating in the 7th annual Ignatz Awards Reception. In addition, expect great programming all weekend long for you to enjoy!

As with every year, all profits from SPX will go to support the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, protecting the First Amendment rights of comic book readers and professionals. In 2002, SPX was able to help the CBLDF raise over $13,000.

Venue: Holiday Inn 
Admission is $5; weekend pass is $15.
Holiday Inn Select Bethesda, 8120 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda, MD 20814
  · Map  · 301.652.2000

Small Press Expo Website


September 25 - October 7, 2004 Phoenix, AZ

www.BlueFood.cc
presents:
"The Blue Ball"
Erotic Art, Spoken Word, Performance and Music

  
Rick Castro, "She" 1994 Deon Allen, "Checkered"

Main event: Saturday, September 25, 7 PM - ?.
$12 advance, $15 at the door.

The worlds of erotic art, literature and performance come together in the celebrated gardens of The Alwun House in downtown Phoenix, Arizona. Featuring local and national artists and acts together, in a salon setting, The Blue Ball will unofficially kick off the downtown arts Fall season with a celebration of sexual diversity, fetish sophistication and fashionistic pageantry.

Come dressed to impress in costume finery and fabulous wigs, masks and horns, fur and feathers, lace and leather, latex and body jewelry or whatever combination it is that makes your inner freak flourish!

Erotic Art, Readings, Songs, Burlesque, Performance Art including: Rick Castro, Clint Catalist, Jim Kerns, Deon Allen, and more...

www.BlueFood.cc
Venue:
Alwun House Foundation
Gallery Hours: Tuesday - Friday, noon - 6
PM and by appointment.
1204 East Roosevelt, Phoenix, AZ 85006
· Map · 602.253.7887

www.BlueFood.cc Website · Alwun House Foundation Website
Rick Castro Website


September 17 - October 7, 2004 Los Angeles, CA

Clair Obscur Gallery
presents:
"LA Erotica"
Grand Opening Exhibition with 3 Artists!


Image: Perry Gallagher

Artists' reception Saturday, September 18, 7 - 11 PM.

Free admission.

Opening weekend Clair Obscur will be participating in the 7th Annual Art Crawl.
Special hours: Friday September 17, 1 - 10 PM,
Saturday September 18, 12 - 6 PM, Sunday September 19, 7 - 11 PM.

"Join us for our very 1st exhibition with three of L.A.'s premiere photographers."

Photography by Steve Diet Goedde, Perry Gallagher and Carlos Batts.

Clair Obscur Gallery
Gallery Hours: Wednesday - Saturday, 1 - 7 PM and by appointment.
4310 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90029
· Map · 626.825.2442
Clair Obscur Gallery Website


September 16, 2004 CANCELED Prague, Czech Republic

Tom of Finland
presents:
"Tom of Finland Party"
The Largest Gay Dance Event In Europe

The Black Party

10 PM - 7 AM

A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Tom of Finland Foundation.

The Tom of Finland Party will be an all encompassing carnival of pleasure. The Industrial Palace in Prague, is being transformed into an amazing nightclub space. It is part of the week long Mr. Circuit events September 15th - 19th.

Dance to the hard progressive beats of Brett Henrichsen. Hear sexy Ari Gold and Quentin Elias perform live. Bud and a host of his exhibitionist friends performing hedonistic acts. Nasty go-go guys from across Europe. Hot men take to the oil wrestling pit. Body Builders, Bootblack, Buzz cuts, Tom's Temp Tattoos, Erotic Artists from around the globe, awe inspiring projections, state of the art lighting and lots of Tom style surprises will guarantee an orgy of sensory delights. Don't miss this experience!

Tom's Parties
Venue:
The Industrial Palace, Prague, Czech Republic
Tom's Parties website


September 17, 2004 Los Angeles, CA

Tom of Finland
presents an:
Open House
As part of "Art Crawl 7"


Images provided by participating galleries.

6 - 10 PM

An “open house” with a newly curated exhibition at Foundation HQ.
Free admission -- Over 18 only, please.

The Tom of Finland Foundation is participating ONLY on Friday for this event!

22 galleries in the Silver Lake, Echo Park and Los Feliz neighborhoods are participating in this 3 day event. Official kick-off party Friday, 8 PM - 2 AM at Safari Sam's Sunset Stage, 5214 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90027 · Map

Friday, September 17, 6 - 10 PM
Saturday & Sunday, September 18 & 19, 12 - 6 PM

Art Crawl Info Website

Foundation Headquarters
1421 Laveta Terrace, Los Angeles, CA 90026
· 213.250.1685
(Echo Park) Map


September 12, 2004 Los Angeles, CA

The
Tom of Finland Foundation

Life Drawing Workshop
Nude Figure Drawing & Painting

  

Our monthly drawing workshop.
Artists, plan to attend!

September's models are being selected and confirmed. Check back for details.

If you are attending the L.A. Erotic Art Weekend, you are invited to bring your drawing materials to the fair! Both days include nude model Drawing Workshops throughout the day.

Each Workshop has its own kind of excitement.

Please join our Dispatch E-news to receive reminders of future Workshops and other Foundation and erotic art events.

The Foundation is a friendly and positive place to practice your artistic skills.
Scholarship funds available.

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
$15 donation at the door

Workshop dates for the remainder of 2004 are now available on our Public Calendar.

Foundation Headquarters
1421 Laveta Terrace, Los Angeles, CA 90026
(Echo Park) Map

For more information contact: Joe Hilton 323.851.7720 Ext. 2


August 1 - 31, 2003 Online

Visual AIDS and The Body
present:
"Civil Disobedience"

A Web Gallery
Curated by Photios Giovanis

Image: Stephen Varble, Blind Man Walking, 1972

In the Curator’s Statement, Giovanis states:

"As a form of protest, civil disobedience defines a varied set of techniques involving non-violent action to demand change in policy at the highest levels of power. With the Republican National Convention poised to stream into the living rooms of millions of Americans, the voice of dissent will also fire up. For AIDS activism, the act of protesting has doubled as a site of public mourning and commemoration. Collective action is transformative of self, affective and emotional. The Pride March taking place internationally, demonstrate how an act of resistance can, over time, transform into a collective act of celebration...."

Visual AIDS 
526 W. 26th St. # 510, New York, NY 10001 
Phone: 212.627.9855 · Fax: 212.627.9815 
e-mail: info@visualAIDS.org 

"Civil Disobedience" Gallery


August 5 - 31, 2004 Santa Monica, CA

Highways Performance and Art Space
presents:
"GWM, 10x8, Uncut"
Curated by Philip Hitchcock & Mary Milelzcik

Photo by Jeff Compasso

Thursday, August 5th, 7 PM
The opening night soiree will feature an appetizer buffet and no host cocktails. Also featured are select lounge acts and unsolicited dating advice from our panel of experts. $20 donation.

This exhibit takes a look at the gay personal ad scene. Ten photographers showcase 8 x 10 photos that are inspired by personal ads. Although this exhibit appears on the surface to pander to prurient interests, the exhibit is an historical “time stamp” on contemporary gay culture and a relevant social commentary on gay mating rituals in the third millennium.

“It would be a glaring omission of any historian looking back on queer social morays at the eve of the 3rd millennium and not mention personal ad dating,” says show curator and artist Philip Hitchcock. “It is ironic that as a community we are fighting for the right to marry while still struggling to find the time and proper avenues to even meet the right person.”

“Anyone who has ever been on a personal ad web site totally gets the vibe of this exhibit. It is an exploration of how we as gay men attempt to market ourselves to each other and which assets we choose to make our calling cards.”

The exhibit features the work of ten photographers including: Rick Castro, Jeff Compasso, Greg Day, Therelee Fair, Lorenzo Gomez, Philip Hitchcock, Jay Jorgensen, Jerry Rosen, Henning Von Berg, and L. Patrick Vigil.

Highways Performance and Art Space
Gallery Hours: Friday - Sunday 6:30 - 8:30 PM and by appointment (or chance) on weekdays.
1651 18th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404 · Map · 310.453.1755
Highways Website

Philip Hitchcock Website


September 4, 2004 Los Angeles, CA

Tom of Finland Foundation
benefit
"HARD AT PLAY"
A Labor Day Weekend Party for Hard Working Men

   Tom of Finland - 1980  

Copyright © 1980 Tom of Finland

Saturday -- September 4, 2004
9 PM - 1 AM -- $6 Donation

The evening will include Raffles, Giveaways
and Men Working Hard to Entertain You!!

Construction, Leather, Fetish Attire Encouraged... Bring Your Tools

Proceeds Used To Benefit The Tom of Finland Foundation

Our special thanks to this supporter of this event:

   
And our host venue:

Faultline Bar
4216 Melrose (at Vermont), Los Angeles, CA  90029 · MAP · 323.660.0889
Faultline Bar website

  

 


August 3 - September 4, 2004 London, England

Adonis Art
presents:
"roMANse"
Photographs of Brent McTavish

Images by Brent McTavish

An on-line gallery is also available.

An exhibition of photographs by Brent McTavish, Canadian photographer. With the advent of photomontage, Brent has combed through his archive for his best male black and white images, and then processed them digitally with shadow images of the rose. Hence the title of the exhibition -- roMANse -- a conflation of rose, man, and romance. These are intelligent and beautiful images - a joy to see.

Adonis Art
Gallery hours: Monday - Friday 10:30 AM - 5:30 PM, Saturday 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM. Free entry.
1b Coleherne Road, London SW10 9BS UK
Phone (from US): 011 44 20 7460 3888
Phone (from UK): 020 7460 3888
Adonis Website


July 29 - September 11, 2004 Los Angeles, CA

Western Project
presents:
"Bob Mizer"
The First Exhibition: Selected Works from 1945 - 1969

Photo by Bob Mizer
John Haley, circa 1950’s.

Opening Reception: Saturday July 31 from 5 - 9 PM.

Saturday, August 14th at 8 PM
A very special audio / visual presentation hosted by
John Sonsini on Bob Mizer and the AMG Studio.

Western Project is presenting the first solo exhibition by Bob Mizer. Perhaps the most influential twentieth century photographer of the male physique, Mizer is also the most under-recognized. His photography was a seedbed for a myriad of image makers, both amateur and professional - such as Robert Mapplethorpe, David Hockney, Jim French, Bruce Weber and Andy Warhol. Mizer also produced the widely circulated men's magazine, Physique Pictorial, which introduced and promoted the artists, George Quaintance and Tom of Finland to the world at large.

With a knowledge of art history and film, Mizer's work was meticulous, intelligent, humorous, and eloquent. With out a doubt, Mizer must now truly be counted as a father of the sexual revolution. It is not ironic that the male eroticism in today's Abercrombie and Fitch advertisements, was born in the 1940's in his garage in Los Angeles. Western Project will be exhibiting a selected group of photographs from the first half of Mizer's career, along with props, costumes, collages and set pieces from the artist's Athletic Model Guild studio.

Western Project
Hours: 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Tuesday through Saturday
3830 Main Street, Culver City, CA 90232 · Map · 310.838.0609
Western Project website


June 10 - extended to September 11, 2004 West Hollywood, CA

TOM OF FINLAND FOUNDATION
in conjunction with
665 Leather and Fetish Company

present:

"MEN AT ARMS"
A group exhibition

Palanca "Cachaco"

Artwork: Palanca, 2004

Opening Reception: June 10, 18:00 - 21:00 (6 - 9 PM)

Acts between men can be cruel and brutal. War, as a vantage point, may give those acts nobleness. Lust realized in the trenches doesn't have to be fleeting and desperate -- "tomorrow may never come". Something lasting and strong and heroic can come home with soldiers who have bonded on many levels. Soldiers UNITE! MEN AT ARMS shows us all sides of the modern warrior. The handsome man in uniform - the dashing prototype of a fighting machine - an idealized grunt. We see the meanness, the romantic, the powerful and the desirable.

Etienne, Kim Hanson, The Hun, Michael Kirwan, Patrick Lee, Luger, Manflesh, Minoru, Palanca, Skipper, Teddy of Paris, Tom of Finland, and a special presentation of Xavier Gicguel's and Greasetank's work.

665 Leather and Fetish Company
Store & Exhibition Hours:
Sunday - Thursday, Noon - 8:00
PM
Friday - Saturday, Noon - 10:00
PM
8722 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069 · Map
310.854.7276 Website


September 11 - 12, 2004 Los Angeles, CA

Consolidated Management Associates
present:
Gay Erotic Expo LA

  

Saturday, September 11, 12 - 7 PM and Sunday, September 12, 12 - 6 PM

The Gay Erotic Expo is the only mainstream consumer show devoted exclusively to gay adult entertainment.

LA erotic artists Minoru and Hector Silva will have booths. Other artists in attendance include Deborah Anderson, Sergio Cardenas, and Edmund Ortega.

Free Shuttle Bus Service to and from The Gay Erotic Expo. Pickup is in front of Micky's, 8857 Santa Monica Blvd., near San Vicente.

Consolidated Management Associates
Venue:
Los Angeles Convention Center
CMA Website

Minoru Website


August 22, 2004 Los Angeles, CA

The
Tom of Finland Foundation

Life Drawing Workshop
Nude Figure Drawing & Painting

  

Andrew Addams will be modeling in August.

Peter (l) and Yiannis (r) are also scheduled.

Our monthly drawing workshop.
Artists, plan to attend!

The August workshop will have Andrew Addams posing with special guests Peter and Yiannis.

Each Workshop has its own kind of excitement.

Please join our Dispatch E-news to receive reminders of future Workshops and other Foundation and erotic art events.

The Foundation is a friendly and positive place to practice your artistic skills.
Scholarship funds available.

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
$15 donation at the door

Workshop dates for the remainder of 2004 are now available on our Public Calendar.

Foundation Headquarters
1421 Laveta Terrace, Los Angeles, CA 90026
(Echo Park) Map

For more information contact: Joe Hilton 323.851.7720 Ext. 2


April 3 - August 5, 2004 Amsterdam, Netherlands

Axel and Mr. B
present:

"Axel in Amsterdam"
Axel Offers His Fetish Line-up

Reception: Saturday, April 5, 2004 from 5 - 8:30 PM
Featuring live fetish performances! Michael Thorn, Editor of Instigator Magazine and Axel will be joining the staff at Mister B for an explosive evening. Come join them and get tied up, locked up, plastic-wrapped, electro-sexed, (branded?) or just enjoy the art.

Axel in Amsterdam is a 5 month long celebration of fetish. This is a long run exhibition of Axel's fetish work from original digital painting canvas, pen and ink, graphite and photography, on display in Amsterdam throughout the entire summer. (Prints will be available.)

The erotic artist Axel began drawing homoerotic imagery at the early age of 15 in a country corner of Idaho. Years later, after traveling across Europe in 1999, Axel began drawing erotic images of hyper- masculine men in cartooned form and was soon working for magazines across the world. Pencil, Pen and Ink and the heavy color of digital painting combine to make Axel’s work as diverse as the man himself. From the wildly popular web-comic Circuit-Boy to the dark fetish work in Instigator, Axel "can do" erotica.

Mr B
Gallery Hours: Monday - Wednesday & Friday 10 AM - 6:30 PM · Thursday 10 AM - 9 PM
Saturday 11
AM - 6 PM
· Sunday 1 PM - 6 PM - 6 PM - 6 PM
Warmeosstraat 89, 1012 HZ, Amsterdam, Netherlands · +3.120.422.0003
Mr. B Website
Axel Website


August 8, 2004 Hollywood, CA

The Erotic Museum
presents its
13 Inches of John Holmes

John Holmes

7 - 9 PM.
General Admission: $12.95, Museum Members: free.

Wish a posthumous 60th birthday to John Holmes, the legendary adult film star spun out of control. Recently remastered rare Holmes films from the Museum’s collection will be featured in the Projection Room along with veteran rebel pornographer Bill Margold as the special guest speaker. Cash bar available. 

First 100 guests will receive a complimentary DVD of the new documentary, "John Holmes: The Man, The Myth, The Legend".

The Erotic Museum
Gallery Hours: Sunday - Thursday 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, Friday - Saturday 10:00 AM - Midnight.
6741 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, CA 90028 · Map ·
323. GO. EROTIC
The Erotic Museum 
Website


August 15, 2004 Los Angeles, CA

MJ's
presents:
Hard Heroes
Lycra, Leather, Leather Fetish Night.
Superheroes & Villains Encouraged.


Photo courtesy of 10% Productions and Tom Bianchi.

7 PM. $5 cover benefits Being Alive.

Artist Brad Rader, a.k.a. Flaming Artist (Catwoman, True Adult Fantasy #1 & #2), will be attending with his latest work: Tex. Additional artists may be showing as well.

Prism Comics, will also be also be on hand with mugs, buttons and copies of their deluxe 2004 resource guide to LGBT comics. Prism Comics is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting the work of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered creators in the comics industry, and LGBT themes in comics as a whole.

The event, hosted by the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, will benefit the People with HIV/AIDS Action Coalition of the HIV/AIDS charity Being Alive. Come dressed as your favorite superhero (or create your own!) or wear lycra, latex or leather. There will be a contest to choose the best hero and villain costumes. There will also be raffles for prizes, body painting, go-go heroes, and a special appearance by the one and only Jackie Beat!

MJ's 
2810 Hyperion Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90027 · Map · 323.660.1503
MJ's Website

Prism Comics Website
Brad Rader Website


March 1 - August 15, 2004 San Francisco, CA

Folsom Street Events
presents a:
Poster Art Competition
(by the producers of the Folsom Street Fair)

 

Folsom Street Events, the producer of the Folsom Street Fair, invites entries for the annual Folsom Street Fair Poster Art Competition. The competition is open to all forms of flat art (2D) including photographs. Submissions must be provided digitally on CD-ROM with an accompanying 11x17 print. Entries will be judged by the Folsom Street Events Board of Directors for possible use as the primary image on the Folsom Street Fair 2005 poster and related 
promotional materials.

Prizes: Up to ten finalists will vie for prizes of $400.00, $200.00 and $100.00 for first, second and third place. In addition a Peoples' Choice award of $100.00 will be given to the finalist receiving the most votes cast while the finalist pieces are shown on our online website gallery and votes cast during the presentation of the finalist pieces during the 2004 Folsom Street Fair. 

Finalist artwork will be viewable by hundreds of thousands of people either through our website or via a public gallery to be setup at the 2004 Folsom Street Fair. In the event of selection for use on the 2005 poster, over 50,000 images will be circulated worldwide during the 2005 fair season.

Folsom Street Events Website


July 9 - 24, 2004 Los Angeles, CA

Gallery Astro
presents:

"Hardcore - Softcore"

A Celebration of Erotic Art

Artwork: Dale Rio

Reception: Friday, July 9, 7 - 11 PM

Artists include:

Fred Hauptman, Simone Gad, Diane Gamboa, Rick Castro, Bernardo Martinez, Kali, Vinzula, Yolanda Gonzalez, John Evans, Scott Zaragoza, Sai Aryai, Andres Montoya, Paulina A. Granados, Carlos Flores, David Sirebrenik, Javier Granados, Miguel Angel Reyes, Mario Calvano, and Ho Yeon Kim.

Curated by Javier Granados.

Gallery Astro
Gallery Hours: Monday - Friday 11 AM - 5 PM.
923 E. 3rd Street #107, Los Angeles CA 90013 · Map ·
213.972.0995
Gallery Astro
Website


July 8 - 24, 2004 New York, NY

Art @ Large
presents:

"NEO-EROTIQUÉ"

2nd Annual Juried Show
Curated by Grady T. Turner

Artwork: Dale Rio
Artwork by Dale Rio

Art @ Large is proud to present our 2nd annual Juried Show, curated by Grady T. Turner. The works range in media from traditional and manipulated photography, drawing, painting, sculpture, and video. The selections sent in from around the globe, with an equal mix of women and men, homo and hetero, both seasoned professionals, and emerging alike.

Artists include: Ron Amato, Loretta Bourque,  David Brody,  Rachell "Friday" Burns, Philip H. Campbell, George C. Clark, Steve Crain, Brian H. Crede, Roland Delcol, Royal T. Earvin , Barbara Gentile, Michael Harwood, Joe Heidecker, Jessica Hess, Rinaldo Hopf, Su Job € Bushnell Keeler, Alan Kolc, Chris Mullen, David Oliver, Louis Papa, Brian Riley, Dale Rio,  Coralee Lynn Rose,  Liezel Rubin,  Ed Samuels,  Anthony Satori,  Mike Schuetz,  Patrix, Smutforce, Boris Starosta, Barry Steely,  Dragon Sundancer,  Jack Thompson,  Marina Tsesarskaya,  Joseph Virgilio, and Ted Washington.

Best Artist in Show will be chosen & receive a solo exhibition in 2005 at Art @ Large, with all the benefits including: press release & exhibition listings, full-color postcard invitation mailings, and artist reception.

Juror: Grady T. Turner, New York based art critic, curator and author of "NYC Sex: How New York City Transformed Sex in America."

Art @ Large
Gallery Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM -- or call. Free admission.
The Film Center Building
630 Ninth Avenue No. 707, New York, NY 10036 · Map · 212.957.8371

Art @ Large
Website


July 1 - 31, 2003 Online

Visual AIDS and The Body
present:
"Making the Private Public"

A Web Gallery
Curated by Brian Clamp

"Belly Button" 1999
Philip Calkin

In the Curator’s Statement, Clamp states:

"[this] exhibition is highly personal, largely bound by a common mood often saturated with sober reverie and quietude related to a variety of my own losses. While spikes of irony and humor punctuate the exhibition, this selection of artworks is less political and overtly angry than introspective and occasionally elegiac…. While it is often assumed that the agency of anger and protest logically outstrip unproductive sadness and passive retrospection, as the diverse artworks in the Archive Project attest, the epidemic generates a mosaic of emotional responses, none less valid, necessary, or conventionally constructive than any other…."

Visual AIDS 
526 W. 26th St. # 510, New York, NY 10001 
Phone: 212.627.9855 · Fax: 212.627.9815 
e-mail: info@visualAIDS.org 

"Making the Private Public" Gallery


July 1 - 31, 2004 Los Angeles, CA

Beau Damon Richards Gallery and Artist Bound
present:

"Stolen Moments"
A Photography & Painting Exhibition
in the Heart of San Pedro's Art District

Artwork by Jeffrey Scott
"A Modern Day Sagittarian"
Image by: Jeffery Scott

Thursday, July 1 join the San Pedro Art Walk from 5 - 9 PM.
Over 25 area galleries participating.

Artists' Reception: Saturday, July 17, 6 - 10 PM.
Complimentary martini bar 6 - 7 PM.
plus plenty of wine and beverages.

See works by: Joe Flazh, Jeffery Scott, Tiffany Trenda, Patrick Alt, Lisa Prichard, Bridget Cardenas, Lorenzo Sperlonga, Llednor Nadirehs, Yoffy, Niko, Doug Myers, Derek Caballero, Tom Berg and Tracy Zabriskie.

Beau Damon Richards Gallery
Gallery Hours: Friday 5 - 9 PM, Saturday 1 - 9 PM and by appointment.
365 7th Street, San Pedro, CA 90731 · Map · 310.833.8793 · 626.825.2442
 Additional information: contact exhibition curator Mitzi Valenzuela


June 17 - July 31, 2004 Los Angeles, CA

Goethe Institut
presents:

"Naked Berlin
The Liberal Capital"
Photos by Henning von Berg

Reception: Thursday, June 17, 2004 from 6:30 - 8:30 PM

On Super Bowl Sunday, the scandalous happening with Mr. Justin Timberlake & Miss Janet Jackson "shocked" the American public. The Senate in Washington felt that they had to discuss that mega-mega-important subject (female breasts on T.V.) to "protect" the 280 million innocent citizens in the United States… and 450 million inhabitants of Old Europe smiled about the cowboy president's Christian government in the New World.

The German cultural organization Goethe Institut Inter Nationes decided to create an exhibition in America with Henning von Berg's famous-infamous nude photographs to show the so called “Land Of The Free” how relaxed the modern democracy Germany is dealing with public nudity (even frontal male nudity).

Goethe Institut
Gallery Hours: Monday - Thursday 9 AM - 5 PM, Friday 9 AM - 3 PM.
5750 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90036 · Map · 323.525.3388
Goethe Institut Website

Henning von Berg Website


June 5 - July 4, 2004 Rotterdam, Netherlands

Showroom MAMA
presents:

"Rooie Oogies"

(Red Little Eyes)

Image by Greasetank
Image by Greasetank

A group show in which ten different artists show their vision on sexuality
at MAMA (Media and moving art).

Participating artists: Madeleine Berkhemer, Ted Langenbach, Wink van Kempen, Marcelle Price, Billy Childish, Ben Judd, Greasetank, HuMobisten and others. 

Also showing Visual Girl Band Bliss and Porn Banner Wallpaper by Design Collective Room Service.

MAMA Showroom for Media and Moving Art
Witte de Withstraat 31, 3012 BL Rotterdam, The Netherlands
tel: +31 (0)10 4330695/ 2331313
MAMA Website


May 14 - July 11, 2004 Walsall, England

The New Art Gallery Walsall
presents:

"Hidden Histories"

Curated by Michael Petry

Image by Tom of Finland
Tom of Finland

The 20th century is a unique period in the history of gay subculture as it has transitioned from outlaw status to an acknowledged (if not always fully accepted) part of society. Only at the end of a century of great change and new found openness amongst artists can we perceive the full extent of the contribution of artists who were same sex lovers, and the ways in which their sexual identity has affected both their art and the responses to it.

Francis Bacon, Per Barclay, Barrett-Forster, Cecil Beaton, Berthold Bell, Nayland Blake, Ross Bleckner, Keith Boadwee, Bruce of LA (Bruce Bellas), Edward Burra, William S. Burroughs, Richmond Burton, Jean Cocteau, Simon English, Robert Flynt, Gan (Gösta Adrian Nilsson), General Idea, Gilbert & George, Duncan Grant, Sunil Gupta, Brion Gysin, David Hockney, Jim Hodges, HowardHodgkin, Horst p. Horst, Robert Indiana, Bill Jacobson, Eugène Jansson, Derek Jarman, Jasper Johns, Ray Johnson, Micah Lexier, John Lindell, Martin Maloney, Robert Mapplethorpe, John McLachlin, David Medalla & Adam Nankervis, Keith Milow, John Minton, Donald Moffett, Michael Morris, bryan mulvihill, Michael Petry, Glyn Philpot, Alexis Preller, Robert Rauschenberg, Eric Rhein, Charles Ricketts, Larry Rivers, Mike Sale, Fin Serch-Hanssen, Charles Shannon, Michael Shaowanasai, Simeon Solomon, Pavel Feodorovich Tchelitchev, Tom of Finland (Touko Laaksonen), Henry Scott Tuke, Cy Twombly, Keith Vaughan, Andy Warhol, David Wojnarowicz, Cerith Wyn Evans.

A fully illustrated book, Hidden Histories, published by Artmedia Press, will accompany the exhibition.

The New Art Gallery Walsall
Gallery Square, Wallsall, United Kingdom WS2 8LG · 0044.01922.654400
The New Art Gallery Walsall Website


July 18, 2004 Toronto, Ontario

Folsom Fair North Productions
present:

Folsom Fair North


A weekend of events. See their website for details.
Fair open 12 Noon - 10 PM, $5 donation (no one turned away)

The fair will have an abundance of exciting artists, performers, exhibitionists, demonstrations, DJs, live bands and entertainment, the ever-popular Steam Whistle Beer Garden & dance area, and an entertainment stage full of surprises hosted and broadcast by PrideVision TV, all surrounded by the sexiest, kinkiest and most entertaining crowd you have ever seen.

Folsom Fair North
Yonge & Wellesley, Toronto, Ontario
Folsom Fair North Productions Website


July 10, 2004 New York, NY

Tom of Finland
Monthly Benefit Party
 


"Where power bottoms meet ruthless tops."
DJ Mark Cicero, bootblack, buzz cuts, leather vendor, tarot reader, hourly drink specials. $10.00 -- also gets you into M8 on 1st floor.

10 PM - 5 AM (21 & over)

((( deep manly sounds )))
Ska -- Punk -- Oi

Skin and Leather face off again for a second round of head-butting and ass-biting as two of NYC’s sexiest parties, M8 and Tom of Finland, hit the Pussycat Lounge a second month in a row for another night of shared mischief and sexy mayhem.

Plenty of handsome men. Guinness on tap.

The Pussycat Lounge
96 Greenwich Street, New York, NY
· Map · 212.349.4800
@ Rector. 1-9-4-5 trains all within the block. Plenty of parking.
The Pussycat Lounge Website

Tom's Parties Website



June 25, 2004 New York, NY

Tom of Finland

An Official Heritage of Pride Event

((( deep manly sounds )))
of djs Louis Morhaim & Demarko!

Hosts: Bejay Rose - Brian Kent (Mr Eagle NYC 2004) - Brian White - Eyal Feldman - Fernan Roya (Mr. Florida Leather 2004) - Giovanni Morales - Michael Marino (Mr. MAL 2001) - Mike Tully (Mr. Eagle NYC 2003) - husbands: Robert Napolitano (American Leatherman 2004) & Walt Weiss (Mr. Lure 2002) - Steve Weinstein. Center for HIV/AIDS Educational Studies & Training (CHEST) passing out safer sex packages.

As if that isn't enough, a troupe of drummers will perform a dancey tribal track. They are all hot men and will be dressed only in loincloths.

Special guest QUENTIN ELIAS “This Time Baby”.

Steve’s Leather: souvenir erotic outpost – bootblack – buzz cuts by sexybarber.com – temporary tattoos – photo-ops: jacksonphotografix.com - bodybuilders.

Dress: uber macho: sportsgear – rubber – skinhead – punk – leather – papichulo – macho casual (jeans & t-shirt) – industrial (blue collar worker) – biker - military.

10 PM - 5 AM (21 & over)
D
OOR: $30 cash advance, $31.50 online, $45 day of (if available).
Re:vision, 265 West 19 St (212.691.6067) - Wear Me Out, 353 West 47 St. (212.333.3047) – Heartbeat Records 107 West 10 St (212.255.5260) - Mark Nelson’s office, 237 West 20 St (212.206.7579) - The Leatherman, 111 Christopher St. 212-243-5339 - Online: www.boxofficetix.com or www.marknelson.biz.


A portion of the proceeds benefits:
The Tom of Finland Foundation

555 West 33rd Street, New York, NY 10001 · Map
Mark Nelson Website



April 15 - June 15, 2004 Online

Manstouch
presents:

"Perfect Body, Perfect Soul"
PART 3: "Live the Dream"

"Looking Back at a Life in Ruins"
Photo: Henning von Berg

This month's photographers: Robert Cusido, B.W.Steffens,
Henning von Berg, Alessandro Bavari and Joseph Caprio.

Deiter's Body Project project on aging gracefully continues. It's encouragement for men of any age to train their body.

At the age of 50, after having worked many years in the field of basic research and philosophy, Dieter, a doctor, philosopher, writer and sportsman, discovered that the male body has been neglected in western societies by fundamentalistic religious systems for centuries. 

Dieter decided to work out on his own. His goal was to demonstrate that male body can be developed at any age and that a trained male body can be the source of health, wealth, emotional balance, fitness and power.

Dieter documents this process not only in text but in images. Over a 5 year period, he invited over 20 of the worlds top male photographers to photograph his progress. Each month we will show a selection of photos from each photographer, to inspire you to stay fit and healthy.

Manstouch
Manstouch Anti-age page Website


June 18, 2004 Los Angeles, CA

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION'S
Fourth Annual
Seamen & Commanders'
Cocktail Party


Elliot Harmon and Peter Karjalainen at one of our VIP parties.

Traditionally held on the Friday night of L.A. Gay Pride, it's a great way to kick-off the weekend -- and is a fun social evening.

This invitation-only event is intended as a thank you to those who contribute $100 or more to The Foundation during the year -- typically by becoming a member at the Seaman ($100) or Commander ($250) level.

7 - 9 PM
Special Art Displays & Presentations

Join the Foundation or upgrade your
MEMBERSHIP

Volunteers to help with this event can e-mail Scott.


June 18 - 20, 2004 Los Angeles, CA

"Erotica Los Angeles"
Art & photography, apparel, toys and video.

Greg Larson offers his latest erotic contraption for the dungeon or the gym.

Erotica Los Angeles and The Erotic Museum have joined forces for this year's show. The Erotic Museum will be recreating their museum at the Erotica show this year! On display at the show will be erotic pictures, movies, graphs, diagrams, dioramas, equipment, products, people, sculptures, etchings, paintings and interactive multi-media extravaganzas.

Some of The Erotic Museum pieces that will be on display at Erotica Los Angeles are: The photographic abstractions of Jeffrey Rothstein, performance art by local Tiffany Trenda, an installation piece by Rainey Strauss that explores the sensual side of touching, a video piece that concentrates on the face and facial expressions during orgasm, the Museums own Human Body Project and much more!

Erotica Los Angeles
Friday, June 18 4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday, June 19 11:00
AM - 11:00 PM
Sunday, June 20 11:00
AM - 6:00 PM
Los Angeles Convention Center, Hall H and J, 1201 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015
Map
Erotica Los Angeles Website


May 20 - June 20, 2004 Los Angeles, CA

Ghetto Gloss
presents:

"No Atheists in the Nuthouse"
The Institutional and inspirational work of Van Arno

Opening reception May 20th, 7 - 11 PM.

Ghetto Gloss
Gallery Hours: Monday - Friday 9 AM - 6 PM, and by appointment.
2380 Glendale Blvd., Silverlake, CA 90039 · Map · 323.912.0008
Ghetto Gloss Website


June 24, 2004  Hollywood, CA

The Erotic Museum
presents:
Gay Pride Day
including the
Tom of Finland Collection

Tom of Finland 1962    Tom of Finland 1962
Tom of Finland 1962 Tom of Finland 1962
These pieces were exhibited at the
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
and can now be seen at The Erotic Museum.

No one under 18 will be admitted. 
SPECIAL DISCOUNT TO TOM OF FINLAND FOUNDATION MEMBERS.
8 PM - MIDNIGHT

Highlighting the Museum's Tom of Finland exhibition along with other items from the permanent collection. The evening features documentary films about the gay rights movement and more. Guest speaker is Cliff Benjamin.

The Erotic Museum
Gallery Hours: Sunday - Thursday 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, Friday - Saturday 10:00 AM - Midnight.
6741 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, CA 90028 · Map ·
323. GO. EROTIC
The Erotic Museum 
Website
Erotic Museum Gay Pride Page


May 18 - June 26, 2004 New York, NY

The Leslie-Lohman Gay Art Foundation
presents:
"Secret Sex"
Unknown Erotic Drawings of Bob Ziering
Image by Bob Ziering

Opening Reception: May 18, 6 – 9 PM

Long a fabled name among his fellow artist-illustrators, Bob Ziering is recognized for his peerless ability to express exuberant motion in line and color. If you've read a magazine any time during the past several decades you've probably seen his work... but never like this. Secret Sex reveals the richness of Bob Ziering's never-before exhibited erotic work -- both drawings and paintings. Spanning a period of some 35 years, his works commingle time and spirit with sex and lust to project magically mysterious images of ecstatically transcendent erotic love.

Leslie-Lohman Gay Art Foundation
127-B Prince Street, New York, NY 10012-3154 · Map · 212.673.7007
Leslie-Lohman Website


June 1 - 27, 2004 Los Angeles, CA

The David Aden Gallery &
RiskPress Gallery
present:
"Snap:
Polaroid photographs by David Sprigle"
Large Erotic Polaroids
Image by David Sprigle

Two receptions / book signings will be held at the RiskPress Gallery with the artist:
Saturday, June 12th 6 - 9 PM.
Friday, June 18th, 6 - 9 PM.

The later is a special reception in honor of the Gay Pride Festival. The gallery will expand its hours for this weekend event.

SNAP, a special exhibition of erotic works from the FotoFactory Press photo book SNAP: Instant Photos by David Sprigle. This is the first time this work has been shown in the City of West Hollywood.

Sur Restaurant & Grill will host a concurrent exhibition of floral and nude photography, shot by David Sprigle in gardens of Hawaii.

RiskPress Gallery
Gallery Hours: Tuesday - Sunday, 12 PM to 6 PM
8533 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood, CA 90069 · Map · 310.396.2949

David Sprigle Website


June 29, 2004 New York, NY

Avalanche Gallery
present:
Paintings
by Albert Crudo
Image by Albert Crudo

HOT ART -- COOL COCKTAILS:
6 - 9:30 PM

Avalanche Gallery
39 East 31st Street, 3rd fl, New York, NY 10016 · Map · Phone: 212.447.9485
Avalanche Gallery Website


June 1 - 30, 2004 New York, NY & Online

Visual AIDS
present:
"A Big Hairy Deal"
Exhibition & Benefit
Image by Alex Alexio
Artwork: Alex Alexio

BENEFIT NIGHT:
Sunday, June 13, 2004 12 Noon - 10 PM
PLACE: Beauty services at the Alice Band Salon and Day Spa, 233 5th Ave, 5th Fl at 27th St, and Party next door at Gallery Lounge, 7 East 27th St, NYC.
BEAUTY: Haircuts, Makeovers and Massages for a $40 donation to Visual AIDS -- plus other beauty services. First come -- first served.
MUSIC: DJ Jackie Christie, DJ Sakaki, International Producer DJ GOMI and DJ Stephen Richards.
ART: Visual AIDS Exhibition
PRIZES: Raffle of beauty and culture prizes 
Admission is FREE.

A Big Hairy Deal Benefit is one of the hippest, hairiest fundraising events of the year. Guests can get beautiful with New York's top hair and make-up stylists with haircuts, make-up, and massages for a $40 donation to Visual AIDS. Appointments are first-come, first-served. While guests wait they can enjoy art, music by top DJs, drink specials, raffle prizes and mingle at the Gallery Lounge. A Big Hairy Deal has no cover charge, so come out and show your support!

A Big Hairy Deal puts on its best face. A selection of artwork featured in this month's Web Gallery will also be exhibited at The Alice Band Salon and Spa from June 8-27, 2004. Additional works from the Archive Project will be digitally displayed during A Big Hairy Deal Benefit on Sunday, June 13 at Gallery Lounge.

Visual AIDS
526 W. 26th St. # 510, New York, NY 10001 · Map · Phone: 212.627.9855
Visual AIDS Website


June 12, 2004 New York, NY

Tom of Finland
2 Events This Month!
(See Below For The Second Event!)


This Month's Official "Tom's Parties" Event

"Where power bottoms meet ruthless tops."
DJ Mark Cicero, bootblack, buzz cuts, leather vendor, tarot reader, hourly drink specials. $10.00 -- also gets you into M8 on 1st floor.

10 PM - 5 AM (21 & over)

The Pussycat Lounge
96 Greenwich Street, New York, NY
· Map · 212.349.4800
@ Rector. 1-9-4-5 trains all within the block.
The Pussycat Lounge Website



June 13, 2004 Los Angeles, CA

The
Tom of Finland Foundation

Life Drawing Workshop
Nude Figure Drawing & Painting

   Rod Barry, photo by Benno Sebastian  
   Rod Barry (model)
photo: Benno Sebastian
 

Our monthly drawing workshop.
Artists, plan to attend this special WorkShop!

A former four-year member of the U.S. Marine Corps, Rod Barry, has become one of the top super stars of the decade, starring in award-winning films and videos, many of which are military themed.

Additional models will be announced as they are confirmed.

Each Workshop has its own kind of excitement.


Please join our Dispatch E-news to receive reminders of future Workshops and other Foundation and erotic art events.

The Foundation is a friendly and positive place to practice your artistic skills.
Scholarship funds available.

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
$15 donation at the door

NEW VENUE FOR THIS MONTH'S EVENT!

The Erotic Museum
6741 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, CA 90028 · Map · 323. GO. EROTIC
The Erotic Museum 
Website

For more information contact: Joe Hilton 323.851.7720 Ext. 2


June 12 - 13, 2004 Lakewood, CA

Wim Griffith
presents an:
Open Studio Art Show



Meet, greet and shop: Bronze and Steel Sculptures, Paintings, Prints and Gifts.

Steel (raw material) prices are doubling and tripling. After this show, you may never see these old steel sculpture prices again.

11 AM - 5 PM

Wim Griffith Studio

3314 Country Club Drive, Lakewood, CA. 90712 · Map · 562-421-4330
Wim Griffith Website


June 13, 2004 Santa Monica, CA

Highways Performance and Art Space
presents a:
Lifecasting Workshop
With artist Philip Hitchcock

Photo by Jeff Compasso

In this wild and fun workshop, internationally known artist Philip Hitchcock will cover the history and basics of lifecasting and demonstrate his amazing techniques using a live model.

Then, in a hands-on lab, you and a partner will learn how to use a special fast drying impression medium to make lifecast sculptures of each other, (approximate size 14" x 14") and get expert tips on how to decoratively color, embellish and display your artwork. Please dress accordingly and be prepared to get messy!

1 - 5 PM
Call: 310.396.0222 or e-mail Philip Hitchcock to register.
Class Fee: $59.00, Material Fee: $30.00


Highways Performance and Art Space

1651 18th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404 · Map · 310.453.1755
Highways Website

Philip Hitchcock Website


May 4 - 29, 2004 London, England

Adonis Art
presents:
"Cumrades"
Outrageous photographs by Harald Seiwert

Photo by Jeff Compasso

An on-line gallery is also available.

Harald Seiwert's imagination brims with bright ideas. Manipulating photographs with Photoshop he creates startling and challenging images that are sometimes witty, sometimes provocative, and sometimes downright outrageous. His work is shortly to be published by Janssen as a photo book under the title Cumrades -- the name taken for this exhibition.

This is the first time that this work has been exhibited in London and the first time that so many of his pieces can be seen together all at one time.

Adonis Art
Gallery hours: Monday - Friday 10:30 AM - 6:30 PM, Saturday 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
1b Coleherne Road, London SW10 9BS UK
Phone (from US): 011 44 20 7460 3888
Phone (from UK): 020 7460 3888
Adonis Website


May 28 - 31, 2004 Chicago, IL

International Mr. Leather presents:
The Leather Market

The IML 2004 Leather Market
Features The Following Artists:
Minoru, Myrix, The Hun, Leather Archives and Museum,
R. A. Photography, and Semmerling & Schaefer Mask Studios.

Venue:
The Hyatt Regency Chicago, 151 East Wacker Drive , Chicago, IL 60601 · Map

International Mr. Leather Website


March 25 - June 5, 2004 West Hollywood, CA

665 Leather and Fetish Company
presents:

"Greg Day Un-cut"
Photographs 1970 - 2004

Opening Reception: Thursday March 25, 2004 , 6 - 9 PM

Images from Greg Day’s 30 year journey across America including: Early Greenwich Village performance artists: Divine, Stephen Varble, Ruth Truth, Taylor Mead and Jackie Curtis. Life as art in a black coastal Carolina village. 80‘s Castro Street. Renewed passion and kink in San Francisco's Leather Community, Erotic outlaws from the California Coast, Peace and beauty in the Desert.

The camera has been an integral part of Greg Day’s life journey in America and Europe for over thirty years. As both artist and anthropologist he provides us with a native's view of some of the most unique cultural milieus and events of our time Photography has been Greg Day's primary link to and between these diverse layers of experience. Each chapter in his visual journal has enhanced his process and eye as an artist.

Greg Day's photographs have been exhibited in a wide range of venues In the United States and Europe including the Smithsonian Institution, Berlin’s Akademie der Kunste, Centre d'Art Contemporain, Geneva, LA's Mr. S, and Amsterdam's Mr. B. His erotic images of men have been published in Pacific Kouros, Metamorphose, 2Blue, Out in the Castro, Uniforms and UNZIPPED. A film documentary including his life and work, "Gay Courage" by Rosa von Praunheim, was produced in Europe by ARTE TV.

665 Leather and Fetish Company
Store & Exhibition Hours:
Sunday - Thursday, Noon - 8:00
PM
Friday - Saturday, Noon - 10:00
PM
8722 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069 · Map
310.854.7276 Website

Greg Day Website


May 18 - June 6, 2004 Athens, Greece

Galerie Zygos
presents:

"Anima"
Twenty-three Paintings by Petros Xenakis
Artwork: Petros Xenakis

Though the subject of his portraits are patients in mental asylums, the pictures are not about madness. Every painting is a unique 'soul-scape' of the human condition, in which we all share.

Galerie Zygos
48 Nikis Street, Athens GR 10558 · +30 210 3317 902
Megakles  Website, under Interview -> Petros Xenakis


May 6 - 22, 2004 New York, NY

Art @ Large
presents:

"The Power of Women"
Featuring the Works of L. A. Willette

Opening Reception: Thursday, May 6, 2004, from 6 - 9 PM
Admission is free.

Born in Manhattan, L.A. Willette cultivated his prowess as an abstract
expressionist and has since crossed over into the more figurative aspects of
expressionism.

After graduating from the State University at New Paltz, New York, he
started a painting co-operative and gallery at The Westbeth Theatre Center
in Manhattan. Upon visiting his studio at Westbeth, Elaine De Kooning said,
"If Bill (De Kooning) was still doing his women paintings, he'd be doing
them like yours."

Willette's penchant for defining the grace and sexuality of the human
female, has led him to the further investigation of the raw strength of the
modern woman. The respect for this "power" he shows in these charged works
is underscored by his distinct use of paint, and collage elements in a
cohesive dialog between the energy of painting, and the material of the
paint. "I don¹t paint the female form, I paint the female."

His works are represented by Art @ Large in New York, and galleries in
Paris, London, Chicago, Long Island, and South Beach, Miami. Willette has
had work purchased by collectors from every continent on earth except
Antarctica.

Art @ Large
Gallery Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM -- or call.
The Film Center Building
630 Ninth Avenue No. 707, New York, NY 10036 · Map · 212.957.8371

Art @ Large
Website


May 2 - 23, 2004 San Francisco, CA

Live Art Gallery
presents:

"Passages"
Artwork by René Capone

Opening Reception: May 8, 2004 , 8 - 11 PM
Refreshments served and music provided by DJ Cadence.

A year of new artwork.

Live Art Gallery
Gallery Hours: Thursday through Saturday, 5 - 8 PM, and by appointment.
151 Potrero Ave., San Francisco, CA, 94103 · Map · 415.263.0980

René Capone
Website


May 20 - 23, 2004 New York City, NY

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
presents the:
4th Annual New York City
EROTIC ART WEEKEND
AND FAIR

   

Over 35 Artists from Around the World
Sculpture, Photography, Paintings, Sketches, Digital Renderings and more.
Male & Female works of art on display and for sale.
Most major credit cards will be accepted.

Live Nude Figure Drawing & Photography Both Days
Bring your art materials or just enjoy viewing the human form.

Artists' Reception on Friday
Panel Discussion/Symposium on Sunday
See below for details.

Thursday
May 20, 2004
  10:00  PM - 12:00 AM
OPENING PARTY -- Meet & Greet the Artists
@ The Eagle Bar, 544 West 28th St.

Friday
May 21, 2004
  8:00 - 11:00 PM
OPENING RECEPTION -- Art Sales Commence

Saturday
May 22, 2004

  Noon - 6:00 PM
FAIR IS OPEN!

7:00 - 10:00 PM
"An Evening in Tom's Studio"
RECEPTION & SPECIAL EXHIBIT of Tom’s drawings.
@ Leslie-Lohman Foundation,
127-B Prince Street 212.673.7007


Sunday
May 23, 2004

  Noon - 6:00 PM
FAIR IS OPEN!

3:00 PM
PANEL DISCUSSION:
“Ins and Outs of Collecting Erotic Art.”
(Included with admission.)

8:00 PM - midnight.
“Mangrove”
A BENEFIT for the Foundation
@ The Pussycat Lounge, 96 Greenwich Street.

 

Artists and Organizations Expected to Attend:

Bill Travis, Don Ventura, Nancy Frey, Xavier Gicquel, Will Hubscher, Benoit Prevot, JD Dragan, Frank Sheehan, Carolyn Weltman, Ross Johnston, James Tucker, Miguel Angel Reyes, Minoru, Dale Bolivar, Jeff Palmer, Sergio Cardenas, Steam, Neal Bruce, Brian H. Crede, S. Curry Mendes, Darren Heppel, Brett Wexler, The Studio, Alexis Baden-Mayer, Paul Wirhun, Michael Broderick, Albert Crudo, Brendon Connors, Robert H Rosen, Rodriel, Michael Breyette, Brian Bednarek, Rob Clarke, Kim Hanson, Robert W. Richards, Art@Large, The Body Archive, Leslie-Lehman Foundation, Michael Lee, Brian Riley and Patrix.

Plus you can view the works of these fine artists:

Andy, Aries, Bastille, Tom of Finland, Ted Fusby, Willibrord Hass, Shimo Hiro, The Hun, Nigel Kent, Michael Kirwan, Bud Larson, Licker, Manflesh, Muscle Matt, Goh Mishima, Olaf, Palanca, Teddy of Paris, Roger Payne and Joe T.

The Foundation has produced Erotic Art Fairs in Los Angeles since 1995, and held the first Fair in New York in 2001. Last year, the New York Fair hosted 35 artists.

Artists who wish to exhibit at the New York Fair
can obtain guidelines and an application here.
Volunteers can e-mail Dan Berkowitz.
Credentialed Members of the Press
receive complimentary admission.

PHOTOS AND COVERAGE OF 2002'S FAIR

The main events will be held at:
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Services Center

208 West 13th Street, New York, NY 10011
· 212.620.7310
http://www.gaycenter.org/

For some hotel suggestions, Click Here


May 24, 2004 Los Angeles, CA

The Erotic Museum
presents:
"Hustler White"
a film by Rick Castro


Tony Ward in Hustler White

Film starts at 9:30 PM and is included with the $12.95 admission price. Tom of Finland Foundation members will receive a discount. Refreshments will be available.

Please email rsvp@theeroticmuseum with the date you plan to attend and the number of tickets you’d like them to hold.

Fast approaching it's 10 year anniversary, Hustler White is a cult classic phenomenon. Hustler White is on the Los Angeles Times list of ground breaking experimental film history from Los Angeles- 1913-2004.

Co-directed & written by Bruce La Bruce and Rick Castro in 1996, Hustler White bills itself as a romantic comedy about hustlers on Santa Monica Boulevard. Picture if you will across between Pasolini's Salo and Melrose Place.

Staring model/icon Tony Ward as accident-prone street hustler named Monty,(Montgomery Ward) Hustler White takes you on a wild ride along the boy-toy walk of fame. Co-staring Bruce Labruce, with cameos by Ron Athey, Glen Meadmore, Vaginal Davis, and porn stars Kevin Kramer, Ryan Block and Alex Austin.

Join us for the culmination of our Blue Monday spring film series as Rick Castro presents this film along with his behind the scene photographs and a discussion session.

The Erotic Museum
Gallery Hours: Sunday - Thursday 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, Friday - Saturday 10:00 AM - Midnight.
6741 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, CA 90028 · Map ·
323. GO. EROTIC
The Erotic Museum Film Series  Website
Page

Rick Castro Website


April 7 - May 1, 2004 London, England

Adonis Art
presents:
"Paintings from Denmark"
by Jorn Moibus

Photo by Jeff Compasso

An on-line gallery is also available.

Danish design and style permeate these ravishing paintings by Jorn Mobius. Superbly executed in brilliant colors, they place stunningly handsome men in the most elegant surroundings. The men are fully clothed, but the sex appeal of their toned bodies still seeps through the drapes of their exquisite attire. 

Jorn Mobius has worked as an artist in Denmark, Germany and the United States. His paintings are in many collections including those of Billy Joel and Jeff Bridges. This is his first exhibition in London.

Adonis Art
Gallery hours: Monday - Friday 10:30 AM - 6:30 PM, Saturday 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
1b Coleherne Road, London SW10 9BS UK
Phone (from US): 011 44 20 7460 3888
Phone (from UK): 020 7460 3888
Adonis Website


May 9, 2004 Los Angeles, CA

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
presents:
Tom's Bar

GEAR UP for TOM'S BAR!
2 - 7 PM

Tom’s Bar is a celebration of our namesake’s birthday. It’s our 14th year honoring him since his passing. Plus, the Foundation is celebrating 20 years (1984 - 2004) of protecting, preserving and promoting the erotic arts at this fun-packed annual event.


GEAR UP 4:


Baseball

Football

Wrestling

Boxing

Weightlifting

Soccer

   MSR Videos Model Search with stars in attendance.
Jeff Palmer, famed photographer, will do installation & photographs of attending men.
Competition Oil Wrestling between local bars, sports clubs, businesses and organizations.
Silent Auction of Art & Collectibles, sports gear and leathers.
Invited Erotic Artists presenting their works for viewing & sale.
Barbecued TOM dogs, great music & plenty of drinks.
Sports Games for our sensibilities that show our talents and abilities.
Brian Grillo performs, featuring his new songs.
Bootblacks & Buzzcuts.
Giveaways from MSR Videos, Syren, 665 Leather, Slammer, MJ’s, and TomsMen.com.
A showing of the Tom of Finland Image of the Year. Now being auctioned.
  

GEAR UP 4:


Leather

Uniform

Rubber

Skin

Spandex

Military

$10 Donation OR $7 for Foundation Members (you can join at the event).
Or call 213.250.1685 to join now!
Or Click Here for membership info.
Don't miss this great event, and come early to avoid the line!

We're looking for Volunteers to help with this event,
contact Dan Berkowitz if you want to lend a hand.



At the Faultline Bar parking lot
4216 Melrose (at Vermont), Los Angeles, CA  90029 · 323.660.0889 · MAP


May 8 - 9, 2004 Phoenix, AZ

7th Annual Bobby Cook Studio
International Erotic Art Show

Saturday 12 - 6 PM, Sunday 1 - 5:30 PM

The International Erotic Art Show welcomes the public to view the works of some of the best erotic artists from around the country and the world. This annual event offers erotic artists a wonderful opportunity in which to network and interact with other erotic artists, advertisers, customers and fans.

Previous exhibitors have been the HUN, Valentine Hooven III, Leon, Rick Castro, Wim Griffith, artwork from Tom of Finland, Bud Larson, The Barazoku Collection (featuring: Goh Mishima, Goh Hirano, Tatsuji Okawa, Hideki Co, Ryuji, and Sadao Hasegawa), Roger Marksmen, Palanca, Jeff Pittarelli, Nina, Don and Robin Boddeker, Larry Hill of River Pointe Studio, Axel, Kurt Von Behrman, Lalo, Bobby Cook, Gregg Edelman, Morgana, Rick Esping, Gryphon, Squire, Deon Allen, Colyn Kelly and many more.

This event is open to the adult public, 18 years of age and older, ID's checked at the door. Nude artists models are available during the show.

Venue:
Sunshine Hotel & Resort
3600 North 2nd Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85013
 · Map

Contact information:
Bobby Cook Studio
P.O. Box Box 295, Superior, AZ 85273
Bobby Cook E-mail · Website


May 2, 2004 Los Angeles, CA

The
Tom of Finland Foundation

Life Drawing Workshop
Nude Figure Drawing & Painting

    

Steven Richards
Photo: JayPG

Our monthly drawing workshop.
Artists, plan to attend!
3 models scheduled

Steven Richards is scheduled to be one of our May models. He will be joined by the dark, seductive, Kran and the rugged, built, Victor.

Each Workshop has its own kind of excitement.

Please join our Dispatch E-news to receive reminders of future Workshops and other Foundation and erotic art events.

The Foundation is a friendly and positive place to practice your artistic skills.
Scholarship funds available.

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
$15 donation at the door

June 2004 -- We're planning... and won't disappoint fans of the male form!

Foundation Headquarters
1421 Laveta Terrace, Los Angeles, CA 90026
(Echo Park) Map

For more information contact: Joe Hilton 323.851.7720 Ext. 2


March 9 - 31, 2004 London, England

Adonis Art
presents:
"Life Studies"
Drawings by George Cayford

Photo by Jeff Compasso

An on-line gallery is also available.

Adonis Art
Gallery hours: Monday - Friday 10:30 AM - 6:30 PM, Saturday 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
1b Coleherne Road, London SW10 9BS UK
Phone (from US): 011 44 20 7460 3888
Phone (from UK): 020 7460 3888
Adonis Website


March 3 - 31, 2004 West Hollywood, CA

Here Lounge
presents:

The Photography of Hank Eddleman
An exhibit of fine art and erotic male nudes.

Reception for the artist on Wednesday, March 3, 7 - 9 PM

Continuing in it's monthly series showcasing gay art, Here Lounge presents "The Photography of Hank Eddleman", an exhibit of fine art and erotic male nudes.

Here Lounge
Gallery Hours: Every Wednesday in March, 4 PM - 2 AM.
696 North Robertson Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069 · Map · 310.360.8455
Here Lounge Website

Hank Eddleman Website


January 17 - March 31, 2004 Los Angeles, CA

The XART Gallery
presents:

"Eroto
~ To the Prurient Interest"
Featuring the images of R. C. Hörsch

Historically there exists a division between the polite “celebrations of the human form” considered to be legitimate art and the more graphic depictions of sexual activity considered to be pornography. To the Prurient Interest asks viewers to individually decide and vote on the exact point at which they feel this boundary between art and pornography is crossed. 

Comprised of one hundred ninety-seven works and spanning over six hundred feet of gallery space, R. C. Hörsch’s To the Prurient Interest is arguably the largest one-artist exhibition of erotic-sexual images within recent memory.

Reception for the artist on Thursday, January 17, 1 - 5 PM

The XART Gallery
Gallery Hours: Tuesday - Friday 10 AM - 4 PM · Saturday 10 AM - 5 PM · And by appointment.
2260 E. 15th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90021 · Map · 213.489.2001

R. C. Hörsch Website


March 19 - April 2, 2004 Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Sultan Art Gallery
presents:

an exhibition
Featuring: Francien Krieg and Piotr Gardecki

Artwork: Francien Krieg

A special exhibition from Francien Krieg (the Netherlands) and Piotr Gardecki (Poland) in the one and only Dutch gallery that specializes in erotic art only.

Thursday - Sunday, 12:00 - 6:00 PM. Free admission.

The Sultan Art Gallery
Brouwersgracht 224, 1013 HE, Amsterdam
The Sultan Art Gallery website.


January 31 - April 2, 2004 Amsterdam, Netherlands

Mr. B
presents:

Freek Weidema
Bronze Sculptures & Aquarells

   

Artwork: Freek Weidema

An exciting investigation of the male nude, in bronze and on paper. Freek Weidema has had a lifelong passion for the nude male. He has always been busy sketching and painting the male form, and has been casting bronze figures for the last 10 years. After graduating in Architecture at the Academy for the Visual Arts (ABK) in Utrecht, he now lives and works on a boat which used to be a freight barge.

His images are always taken directly from life, a fact which is immediately apparent from the results. His works are both evocative and provocative. Although the artist’s intention is clearly to engage the viewers fantasies, he contrasts this with simple, disarming poses. Freek has an extensive history of exhibitions across Germany and the Netherlands, and has exhibited at Mister B Berlin, Mister B Amsterdam and at Amsterdam’s Faubourg Gallery.

Mr B
Gallery Hours: Monday - Wednesday & Friday 10 AM - 6:30 PM · Thursday 10 AM - 9 PM
Saturday 11
AM - 6 PM
· Sunday 1 PM - 6 PM - 6 PM
Warmeosstraat 89, 1012 HZ, Amsterdam, Netherlands · +31204220003
Mr. B Website
Freek Weidema Website


March 5 - April 5, 2003 Phoenix, AZ

Perihelion Arts
presents:

Crazy Sexy Hollywood


Artwork by Steve Diet Goedde

Carlos Batts brings together
six of Los Angeles' finest contemporary photographers
in a collection curated by Carlos himself.
A total of fifty works pay tribute to the looks, attitudes, glamour
and grittiness that make Hollywood what it is.

This exhibit will tour the United States. See website for details.

Carlos Batts' captivating, often erotic, and sometimes mysterious works have appeared in magazines including Vibe, Maxim and Hustler.

In addition to his black and white photographs of men in bondage, Rick Castro is known for having directed the cult classic film Hustler White. 

Renowned for his striking color and black and white images of women in fetish attire, Steve Diet Goedde's photographs have graced the covers of numerous magazines. 

Patrick Hoelck's intense and revealing portraits have been exposed on the pages of magazines including Rolling Stone, Flaunt and Blender. He has directed numerous music videos and shot CD covers for a diverse group of bands.

Dave Naz's erotic images of women in various states of dress have been brought to the public's attention in numerous magazines and art exhibits around the world.

Estevan Oriol's career as a photographer started when he began recording his outrageous experiences on the road as House of Pain's tour manager. He soon became one of the most sought after photographers in the hip-hop community.

Opening Reception: March 5, 7 - 11 PM

Perihelion Arts
11 AM - 6 PM daily.
1500 NW Grand Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85007 · Map · 602.462.9120
Perihelion Arts Website

Crazy Sexy Hollywood Website
Rick Castro Website


April 10, 2004 Tulsa, OK

Keith Hunt & Paul Weikel
present:
"We Call Your... B.L.U.F.F."
A Ball 4 Leather, Uniform, Fetish, & Fantasy


Artwork by John Leo Draper

9 PM - 2 AM, $4 donation ($2 if wearing leather, uniform, fetish or fantasy)

A benefit for "Birthday Fund for Tulsa Children Affected/Infected by HIV/AIDS" administered by Tulsa C.A.R.E.S. and to establish the "College Scholarship Fund/Trust/Endowment for Oklahoma Children Survivors of Parents with AIDS" Administered by Tulsa C.A.R.E.S. and Tulsa Uniform and Leather Seekers Association (T.U.L.S.A.)

Erotic artwork donated or being created specifically for this event: art by local community artist Paul Weikel; an oil by John Draper; an airbrush work by Kevin Kerr; an acrylic painting by Alisa Kerr; a pen & ink work by Tim Moberly; a watercolor by Elizabeth Gwen; a photo by Valerie Mosely; an oil by Traci Cole; oils (two works) by Dana Linker; an illustration by Kenneth Cowlick; an abstract erotic work by Drake Deviant; and two other artists who prefer not to have their names used, but are known in the City of Tulsa. (We are still seeking donations of artwork which fits the B.L.U.F.F. theme.)

Venue:
Club Maverick
E 9th St & S Sheridan Rd Tulsa, OK 74112 · Map
Paul Weikel Website


March 9 - April 17, 2004 New York, NY

The Leslie-Lohman Gay Art Foundation
presents:
"Boys to Men"
Artwork by Gilbert Lewis

Leslie-Lohman Gay Art Foundation
127-B Prince Street, New York, NY 10012-3154 · 212.673.7007
Leslie-Lohman Website


April 8 - 24, 2004 New York, NY

Art @ Large
presents:
"Men by Men"
A Group Show of Homoerotic Art

   

Artwork: Lugar

   

Artwork: Marc DeBauch

Opening reception: Thursday, April 8, 6 - 9 PM

Paintings and drawings from the 1960’s by two legendary artists: Etienne (Dom Orejudos, also known as Etienne) and Luger (Jim French, also known as Luger, Arion, and Colt). These giants of homoerotic art, were published in many "mens" magazines of the period.

Michael Kirwan, sees his work as a pictorial history of homosexual norms and values. Infused with color and detail, his drawings depict many ages, ethnicities and body types, and are widely published in both gay & straight magazines alike.

Marc DeBauch works in oils, gouache, and colored pencils, portraying a wide range of sexual interests, which include masculine men immersed in sexual fantasies -- dressed in leather, fetish wear and uniforms. Marc's work has been widely exhibited throughout the US & Europe.

Kim Hanson, a native New Yorker, has been photographing nudes for almost 20 years. His work has been published in four anthologies of nudes, (Male Bonding 1 & 2, Beasts and Uniforms), and widely exhibited throughout the US.

Art @ Large
Gallery Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM -- or call.
The Film Center Building
630 Ninth Avenue No. 707, New York, NY 10036 · Map · 212.957.8371

Art @ Large
Website

Marc DeBauch Website · Kim Hansen Website · Michael Kirwan Website


February 3 - March 6, 2004 New Haven, CT

The York Square Cinema Gallery
presents:

"Erotic Valentines"
Featuring: Laurel Griffy Caprio - Amy Blue - Byuck Song Lee

"No Pockets" by Laurel Griffy Caprio

Artists Reception: Sunday, February 15, 4:00 - 6:30 PM
Curated by Johnes Ruta

Laurel Griffy Caprio
"My watercolor ladies are wonderfully full of life and fun. Their self-confidence radiates through layers of painted flesh, without makeup and fancy clothes. Bright colors and subdued lights work together to create individual expression. The rich tones and subtle strokes of watercolor convey intimacy and sensuality."

"I use a limited color palette, introducing no more than 1 or 2 vibrant colors to create a background or mood. The additional colors thrust each subject to the forefront and provide greater dimension within the painting." "Real beauty is what love perceives. A mother's child sees the most beautiful woman in the world. A spouse cherishes their wife and looks adorningly upon her. A loving companion looks past the outward appearance of their confidant and is proud to be called "best friend. This is my art." Laurel Griffy Caprio has exhibited her work in several New York City venues, including the 2003 Tom of Finland Erotic Art show at the Gay & Lesbian Center and will be featured at New York University's LGBT Student Center in March 2004.

Amy Blue
"Creativity is like a runaway horse-" says Amy Blue. "You just try to hold on tight and love the ride." Amy's explicitly sexy and often funny oil paintings were shown at the 2001 Erotic Art Fair at the NY Gay & Lesbian Community Center, and at the "Erotica" show at the Hygienic Arts Cooperative in New London, February 2002, along with the work of Wendy Gell, Eric Hammer, and Lou Joachim Martins.

"People ask me if I've had the experiences that I paint, and I have to say, 'not most of them.'" The influences of Chagal and Gustav Klimpt are apparent Amy's art. "My work is like 'Matisse takes a vacation at the Kajuraho Temple in India,' where the erotic statues stand so proud." Amy is swept along by events as if in a whirlwind. "Each is an oil painting on canvas, a narrative of characters in historical, mythical, Biblical, and fantastic settings," done in sensual brush strokes, with a soft and glowing color palate: lovely women and seductresses of history, beautiful lesbian couples and threesomes indulged with fruit and flowers, or whimsical scenes of spanking. Each painting is a window into the wit, wonder, and exaltation of Eros.

Byuck Song Lee
Byuck Song Lee, 25, who lives in Seoul, Korea, is a graduate student at the Art Institute of Boston, and comes from an artistic family. His oil on canvas artworks sometimes have an acrylic base, and show the strength of figurative draftsmanship. His partially autobiographical paintings of single and double figures focus on the essence of the female, and revolve around the personal psychological and sexual drama between artist and his model.

The York Square Cinema Gallery
Gallery Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 5 to 10 PM
Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday: 1 to 10
PM. (Handicap Access)
61 Broadway, New Haven, CT 06511
 · Map · 203.387.4933
The York Square Cinema Gallery Website

Laurel Griffy Caprio Website
Amy Blue Website


March 13, 2004 Los Angeles, CA

Tom of Finland Foundation
benefit
"MAN-TO-MAN COMBAT"
A night of the manly arts

    

Copyright © 1988 Tom of Finland

Saturday -- March 13, 2004
9 PM - 2 AM -- $6 Donation
Live Boxing & Gut Punching
Featured Artist: Patrick Lee (Marines & Skins)

Proceeds Used Towards The Foundation's Archive & Library Departments.

Our special thanks to these supporters of this event:

   
   
And our host venue:

Faultline Bar
4216 Melrose (at Vermont), Los Angeles, CA  90029 · MAP · 323.660.0889
Faultline Bar website

  

 


March 14, 2004 Los Angeles, CA

The
Tom of Finland Foundation

Life Drawing Workshop
Nude Figure Drawing & Painting

    

Jonathan and Alfredo

Our monthly drawing workshop.
Artists, plan to attend!

Join us for an encore performance by Alfredo and Jonathan on March 14. We expect that there will be many artists interested in this intense session, so come early to claim your spot. Each pose will last twenty minutes. Photos are permitted, so feel free to bring your camera.

Please join our Dispatch E-news to receive reminders of future Workshops and other Foundation and erotic art events..

The Foundation is a friendly and positive place to practice your artistic skills.

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
$15 donation at the door

April, 2004 -- We're planning... and won't disappoint fans of the male form!

Foundation Headquarters
1421 Laveta Terrace, Los Angeles, CA 90026
(Echo Park) Map

For more information contact: Joe Hilton 323.851.7720 Ext. 2


January 10 - March 15, 2004 Online

Manstouch
presents:

"Perfect Body, Perfect Soul"
PART 2: Featuring the photos of Joseph Caprio

Photo: Joseph Caprio

Deiter's Body Project project on aging gracefully continues.
It's encouragement for men of any age to train their body.

At the age of 50, after having worked many years in the field of basic research and philosophy, Dieter, a doctor, philosopher, writer and sportsman, discovered that the male body has been neglected in western societies by fundamentalistic religious systems for centuries. 

Dieter decided to work out on his own. His goal was to demonstrate that male body can be developed at any age and that a trained male body can be the source of health, wealth, emotional balance, fitness and power.

Dieter documents this process not only in text but in images. Over a 5 year period, he invited over 20 of the worlds top male photographers to photograph his progress. Each month we will show a selection of photos from each photographer, to inspire you to stay fit and healthy.

"Dieter got in touch with me after having seen my portfolio in BLUE and he proposed a shooting which I accepted in view of the many other artists involved in the project. He sent me a few examples of images and I was surprised to see his body in light of his age and the willingness to pose nude. I thought and I still think that he an incredible personality. The more images I see, the more chance I had to know Dieter and be facinated by his consistent advancement of the project."

-- Joseph Caprio

Manstouch
Manstouch Anti-age page Website


January 15 - March 15, 2004 West Hollywood, CA

665 Leather and Fetish Company
presents:

"Surrender and Salvation"
Featuring the works of Richard Cascioli

Cascioli’s themes portray what lies hidden behind our armor: the intimate fight of the soul to be set free from its bondage. His work expresses the intervention of the divine in the subject’s reclamation, depicting cycles of physical bondage, resistance, surrender and salvation.

His bold use of steel and iron as extended canvasses is derived from a fascination with metal shields from the Medieval period, and the struggle with the exterior and interior forces of darkness which that period mirrors for us in the present time.

Reception for the artist on Thursday, January 15, 6 - 9 PM

665 Leather and Fetish Company
Store & Exhibition Hours:
Sunday - Thursday, Noon - 8:00
PM
Friday - Saturday, Noon - 10:00
PM
8722 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069
310.854.7276

Richard Cascioli Website


March 4 - 20, 2004 New York, NY

Art @ Large
presents:

"The Girls of Nine-Eleven"
Featuring the Works of Spider Webb

Opening Reception: Thursday, March 4, 2004, from 6 - 9 PM
Admission is free.

"September 10, 2001 was a great day. That morning I caught the biggest fish of my life. That afternoon I had a new grandchild and was photographed for a poster at Coney Island. That evening I was at a charity auction for Friends in Deed at Christies NYC. The auction, 'Icons and Legends', was hosted by Richard Avedon and was a star-studded event, if there ever was one. I was especially pleased when I saw the auction catalog had my artwork listed as 'priceless.' Not bad for a kid from the Bronx, I thought.

"After cocktails with old and new friends, my agent Les Barany, my date for the evening, Dragonfly, and I stepped outside onto Rockefeller Center for a few quick photos. It was now September 11 and the rain had stopped. The city, my city, was clear, clean and wonderful. I went home to bed. When I awoke that morning of September 11, I was on 15th Street and 7th Avenue. All hell broke lose. Smoke, sirens, fighter jets in the air and debris flying all over the place.

"This was not September 10th anymore! When I got home to Connecticut I did what most of the country did - stayed glued to the television to see over and over and over again what I just saw live. To keep my sanity I picked up a pencil and started to sketch - and sketch I did. I sat in the same chair for seven months, seven days a week, eighteen hours a day. This series is a result of those seven months.

"Never Forget" - Spider Webb

Art @ Large
Gallery Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM -- or call.
The Film Center Building
630 Ninth Avenue No. 707, New York, NY 10036 · Map · 212.957.8371

Art @ Large
Website


March 6 - 27, 2004 Minneapolis, MN

VISION Management Group, Inc.
presents:

"Erotic Angels"
Featuring the Works of 7 Minnesota Artists

Artwork: Marc DeBauch

Opening Reception: Saturday, March 6, 2004, from 7 - 11 PM
Cover $10, $5 if in costume. Dress angelic, sexy, or for adventure!

RECEPTION:

James Olsen (author-pneumatologist-provocateur), author of "Why Angels Have Wings" and exotic dancer Thomasina, a.k.a.Theemuse, will combine spiritually inspired readings with erotic dance in a performance not to be missed! Also performing is interactive improvisationalist Sue Dorumsgaard, massage, psychic readings, refreshments, music mixes by All the Pretty Horses. Food and refreshments served along with free gifts and drawings for prizes!



Karen Clarke: Playful and haunting paintings and sculptures.
Marc DeBauch: Vividly sexual drawings and paintings. 
Scott Seekins: Erotic religious iconography. 
Paul B. Rucker: Visionary erotica. 
Venus Grandell and Riawa Smith: Refined dream figures rendered in various media.  
Matt Scherfenberg: Evocative nude photography.

Vision Management Group, Inc.
Works on display: 9 AM - 4:30 PM daily.
Nate's Clothing Building, 411 North First Avenue, Suite 306, Minneapolis, MN 55401 · Map
Info: Karen
612.275.2719

Marc DeBauch Website
Paul Rucker Website


March 28, 2003 Bel Air, CA

The University of Judaism
presents a:
Lifecasting Workshop
With artist Philip Hitchcock



Lifecasting or bodycasting is an exciting and powerful art form that has been used for centuries to immortalize its subjects. Today's high-tech methods are streamlined and accurate enough to duplicate fingerprints, wrinkles, even eyelashes! And, unlike a photograph or painting, lifecast sculptures show the subject from every angle.

In this wild and fun workshop, internationally known artist Philip Hitchcock will cover the history and basics of lifecasting and demonstrate his amazing techniques using a live model. Then, in a hands-on lab, you and a partner will learn how to use a special fast drying impression medium to make lifecast sculptures of each other (approximate size 14" x 14") and get expert tips on how to decoratively color, embellish and display your artwork.

Hitchcock's World Wrestling Statues are currently on display in Times Square, and his work will be seen on the upcoming Fox TV series The Swan.

This is extremely hands-on. Please dress accordingly and be prepared to get messy! Class size is limited.

1 - 5 PM
Call: 310.440.1246 to register.
Class Fee: $98.00, Material Fee: $30.00. Paid at the door.


The University of Judiasm

15600 Mulholland Drive, Bel Air, CA 90077 · Map

Philip Hitchcock Website


March 25 - 29, 2004 Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles Leather Coalition
and
TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
presents:
L.A. Leather 2004

This is L.A.'s biggest leather event ever.

ART ABOUNDS!

Thursday, March 25
Kick-off Party, Registration & Fetish Mart
Hyatt Regency, Time 9 PM

Friday, March 26
Registration & Fetish Mart
Exhibition from the Foundation's archives on leather culture, works for sale of Tom of Finland and other erotic artists and Tom of Finland merchandise.
"Be Part of the Art" and sponsor the framing of artwork in our Permanent Collection.

Hyatt Regency, Time 11 AM - 8 PM

Leather History Exhibit and Awards Presentation
Hosted by: The Regiment of the Black and Tans and LA Boys of Leather 
7:00 - 10:00 PM, $10, at The One Institute
909 West Adams Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90007 · Map · 213.741.0094

Leather Dungeon Dance & Cruise Party
Instigator Magazine & Tattoo Chris
Presents “HardTribe”
w/ DJ Alex Lauterstein & the Men of Raging Stallion.
Hyatt Regency Ballroom -- Basement Level
Entire bottom two levels, 10,000 square feet. 10 PM - 4 AM

The "Leather Lounge"
360 degree view of Los Angeles on the 26th floor.
Hyatt Regency -- 10 PM till Late.

Saturday, March 27
Fetish Mart
Exhibition from the Foundation's archives on leather culture, works for sale of Tom of Finland and other erotic artists and Tom of Finland merchandise.
"Be Part of the Art" and sponsor the framing of artwork in our Permanent Collection.

Hyatt Regency, Time 10 AM - 7 PM

Mr. L.A. Leather Contest and Victory Party
8 - 11 PM, $25 in advance for contest.
11 PM - 2 AM, $20 (for dance only)
El Rey Theater, 5515 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036 · Map

Post Contest Bar Crawl
Shuttle service available between theater, bars and hotel.

The "Leather Lounge"
360 degree view of Los Angeles on the 26th floor.
Hyatt Regency -- 10 PM till Late.

EGO Dance Party
Henry Fonda Music Box Theater
6126 Hollywood Blvd. (@ Gower) · Map
2:30 - 9 AM. $25 at door. (Late, late Saturday, or early Sunday!)

Sunday, March 28
LAL Silverlake Street Festival
Fun, food, Drinks, Dancing, Stage Performances & Hot Cruising.
The Foundation will have a tent filled with erotic artists
showcasing their works for sale, Tom of Finland "gift items",
and Art Workshops.

"Be Part of the Art" and sponsor the framing of artwork in our Permanent Collection.
DRAWING WORKSHOP: 2 to 5 PM
(No additional charge for this workshop)

PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP: 6 to 8 PM
(No additional charge for this workshop)

12
PM - 9 PM, $7 entry.
Santa Monica Blvd., between Hoover and Sunset
· Map

West Coast Pup & Trainer Contest
Presented by LA Pups
2 - 4
PM
Gauntlet II Bar, 4219 Santa Monica Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA · Map
· Website

Closing Dance Party
Sweat-LA. DJs John LePage & Hex Hector
7
PM - 2 AM, $25 entry
Mayan Theater, 1038 Hill Street, LA, CA 90015
· Map

A Leather Weekend Party
Hosted by G. I. Joe & crew for the friendly, leather
and skin crowd after the Festival.
(Just up the street from the Fair)
MJ's Bar, 2810 Hyperion Ave., LA, CA 90027
· 323.660.1503
Map
· Website


Host Hotel
Hyatt Regency Los Angeles, 711 S. Hope St., Los Angeles, CA 90017 · Map
800.233.1234
· For special rates, use rate code "LALC"

Los Angeles Leather Coalition
7985 Santa Monica Blvd Ste 109 PMB 50, West Hollywood, CA 90046-5112
Los Angeles Leather Coalition Website

A special package including admission to LALW events is available.


February 3 - 29, 2003 London, England

Adonis Art
presents:
"Bears and Beyond"
Paintings and Drawings by Mike Thorn

Photo by Jeff Compasso

An on-line gallery is also available.

Adonis Art
Gallery hours: Monday - Friday 10:30 AM - 6:30 PM, Saturday 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
1b Coleherne Road, London SW10 9BS UK
Phone (from US): 011 44 20 7460 3888
Phone (from UK): 020 7460 3888
Adonis Website


February 1 - 29, 2004 Santa Fe, NM

James Kelly Contemporary
presents:

Works On Paper

Tom of Finland artwork will be included in this event!

James Kelly Contemporary
1601 Paseo de Peralta, Santa Fe, NM 87501 · 505.989.1601
James Kelly Contemporary Website


February 5 - 21, 2004 New York, NY

Art @ Large
presents:
"Can't Pet This"
Photographic works by Pet Silvia

Artist: Pet Silvia

Opening reception February 5, 6:00 - 9:00 PM

Pet Silvia is a performance artist who performs silently from within his studio using gender issues as the basis of much of his art. The longing to be the 'pretty girl' in the magazines is partly to blame for this inspiration, but also to be the artist’s model in a great work of Fine Art.

The works all begin with photography, and then are explored through a myriad of ‘machine’ processes. From xerographic and laser prints transferred to canvas with acrylics & oils, to digital Giclée on canvas and type ‘C’ prints. Of particular note is a unique sculptural series of 3D dioramas, built entirely from scratch with Pet as the inhabitant of several rooms, not unlike the settings in a dollhouse.

Questions are raised regarding perceptions as to what is definable as a 'body-beautiful’, and the stereotypes that hardly any woman in real life can ever hope to attain. Silvia shows us that we're all really beautiful, if we can just not take ourselves so seriously. That, with sexuality and the desire confessed, leads us to think about our own perceptions of self and what turns us on.

Art @ Large
Gallery Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM -- or call.
The Film Center Building
630 Ninth Avenue No. 707, New York, NY 10036 · Map · 212.957.8371

Art @ Large
website


February 22, 2004 Los Angeles, CA

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
presents:
a Salon night
"Wanna trade?"
A Gathering of Artists, Collectors & Art Lovers
8 - 11
PM


Artwork: David Crocker, 2002

The theme for the evening will be "Wanna trade?" and will give everyone the opportunity to swap artwork with artists and collectors. All attending are invited to bring one or two small pieces of artwork with them that they are willing to trade for another piece from one of their fellow guests.

A casual evening where artists, collectors and art lovers can meet, discuss mutual interests, and make new contacts. Artists are welcome to show their work, and collectors are encouraged to show works they have collected.

This Salon Night will be hosted at the Foundation Headquarters. If you haven't dropped by in the last several months, you'll find a wealth of new art on display.
Refreshments will be served.

Donation: $5 for Artists & Members, $10 non-members.
Join the Foundation or renew your membership tonight
and no additional donation is requested!

If you wish to attend, or volunteer to help out with this event, please contact John Jockinsen

Foundation Headquarters
1421 Laveta Terrace, Los Angeles, CA 90026
 · 213.250.1685
(Echo Park) Map


February 14, 2003 Hollywood, CA

The Erotic Museum
presents
"Valentine's Day LOVE-IN"
The first EVENING AT THE EROTIC event.

Artwork: Michael Kirwan

$12.95 No one under 18 will be admitted.
Tom of Finland Foundation members receive discounted admission.
This event: 9
PM - Midnight

If you haven't see this new museum & its collection from
ToFF, this is one "happening" night to do it!


The Erotic Museum presents a special evening this Valentine's Day featuring a multimedia collage of recently acquired 16mm educational films, slides and audio recordings from the 1970s along with a listening party featuring Air, The Doors, Stereolab, Groove Armada and other provocative sounds and samples. Cash bar, plus the full museum exhibition. Occupancy is limited, so arrive early.

Foundation Artist Michael Kirwan is shown as part of the Museum's first exhibition.

Read more about the Museum in the Foundation's Dispatch

The Erotic Museum
Gallery Hours: Sunday - Thursday 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, Friday - Saturday 10:00 AM - Midnight.
6741 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, CA 90028 · Map ·
323. GO. EROTIC
The Erotic Museum 
Website


January 6 - February 14, 2004 New York, NY

The Leslie-Lohman Gay Art Foundation
presents:
"Slave to the Rhythm"
Patrick Angus and the Gay '80s

Artist: Patrick Angus

An unknown master's epic journey through the bars, baths and the boy burlesques of New York City's steamy gay underground.

Leslie-Lohman Gay Art Foundation
127-B Prince Street, New York, NY 10012-3154 · 212.673.7007
Leslie-Lohman Website


January 3 - February 14, 2004 Los Angeles, CA

Western Project
presents:

In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida, Baby

Artist: Tom of Finland (1988)

Opening reception January 3, 6:00 - 9:00 PM

Western Project is proud to present 14 artists in the first show of 2004. In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida, Baby is a group exhibition presenting a constellation of images -- a miasma of contemporary sensibilities addressing nature, humor, eros, violence and culture. The premise of ‘the garden of Eden’, filtered through the 17 minute opus by Iron Butterfly in 1968, was a psychedelic whirlwind -- a kind of extended atmosphere pulsing and punctuated as a sensual, rhythmic, altered reality. 

Artists include: Anthony Ausgang, Ron Athey, Carole Caroompas, Nathalia Edenmont, Sush Machida Gaikotsu, Bob Mizer/AMG, Catherine Opie, Richard Renaldi, Joe Schmelzer, Timothy Tompkins, Holly Topping, Wayne White, and Eve Wood.

A Tom of Finland study will be exhibited. Untitled, graphite on paper, 11" x 8.5".

Western Project
Hours: 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Tuesday through Saturday
3830 Main Street, Culver City, CA 90232 · Map · 310.838.0609
Western Project website


February 13 - 15, 2004 Detroit, MI

Juxtapoz & The Big Idea
present:

The Dirty Show
5th Annual Detroit Erotic Art Exhibition

$10.00 Donation

In five years, The Dirty Show has grown from an underground Valentine’s happening to the largest erotic art show in the State of Michigan. Last year’s show at the MONA (Museum Of New Art) was said to have the largest attendance of any art opening in the area and landed the show on local TV news shows with the old "Art or Pornography?" argument.

Glenn Barr, Niagara, Mark Dancey, Tracee Miller, Camilo, and over 100 other painters, photographers and artisans will be touting their titillating talents for your pleasure and amusement and hopefully your purchase. Work ranges from mild "Grandma Safe" erotica to hardcore art that will leave you thinking, "Somebody is Going To Burn In Hell For This".

Live entertainment includes two "count-em, two" burlesque troupes (Hell’s Belles and SPAG), erotic poetry (including John Sinclair, Jimmy Doom and a naked nubile or two), Dee Dee Sharpe and her boa, erotic clog dancing, and much, much more.

Venue:
Tangent Gallery / Hastings St. Ballroom

Hours: Friday Preview 8 PM - Midnight
Saturday 8
PM - 2 AM, Sunday 1 - 3 PM
715 E. Milwaukee Street, Detroit, MI 48202 · Map
The Dirty Show Website


February 15, 2004 Minneapolis, MN

Skindog Productions and All The Pretty Horses
presents:

Desmadre
A Valentines Day Aftermath - Erotic Event

Doors open 8 PM, 21+ only, no cameras.
Stage Show 10 PM - 12:30 AM
$8 Advanced / $10.00 Door Donation

Art aficionados are invited to a scandalously fun evening including  Marc DeBauch's erotic art!

Performances by: All the Pretty Horses, Apocalypse Theatre, Nahuals' Night (formerly Estimulos), and DJ Panic. Costume Contest, Fetish Fashion, Body Art Catwalk,  Fetish Merchandise, Photo Booth and Food.

Venue:
First Avenue Main Room

701 1st Ave N Minneapolis, MN 55403 · Map
Desmadre Website

Marc DeBauch Website


February 15, 2004 Los Angeles, CA

The
Tom of Finland Foundation

Life Drawing Workshop
Nude Figure Drawing & Painting

    

Scheduled model for February: Renato

Our monthly drawing workshop.
Artists, plan to attend!

Artists who ventured out last Sunday into the cold afternoon were rewarded by a warm and intimate environment and two dynamic models. We were able to draw without interruption. Our models broke all barriers to make the poses sensual and erotic. All agreed that it was the best session ever.

This month we have Renato (pictured above) and Roberto modeling for us.

Be sure to join us again in March for two more dynamic models, refreshments, and the company of fellow artists.

The Foundation is a friendly and positive place to practice your artistic skills.

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
$15 donation at the door

Next Month on March 14, 2004 -- Alfredo & Jonathan are scheduled to pose!

Foundation Headquarters
1421 Laveta Terrace, Los Angeles, CA 90026
(Echo Park) Map

For more information contact: Joe Hilton 323.851.7720 Ext. 2


February 1, 2004 Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Sultan Art Gallery
Opening

Artist: Rolf

The Sultan Art Gallery,
specializing in erotic art of all styles and flavors,
opens its doors.

12:00 - 6:00 PM. Free admission.

The Sultan Art Gallery
Brouwersgracht 224, 1013 HE, Amsterdam
The Sultan Art Gallery website.


January 30 - February 1, 2004 Seattle, WA

The Wet Spot
A non-profit community organization
presents:

The Seattle Erotic Art Festival


Artist: Erin Norlin

What is erotic art?
Find out at the Festival!


This is a juried event that showcases erotic art from around the world, featuring a live auction, three days of exhibition, performances, art tours and much more.

Call for art:
The Seattle Erotic Art Festival is looking for a variety of interpretations of "erotic" and are encouraging artists of all styles and genres to enter. Performance, film/video and installation artists are also encouraged.
Deadline for entries is November 8, 2003.
Rules & entry forms: www.seattleerotic.org

The Wet Spot 
www.wetspot.org

Venue:
Consolidated Works
500 Boren Ave. North, Seattle, WA 98109 · 206.381.3218
http://www.conworks.org/conworks.php3


January 24 - February 8, 2004 Chicago, IL

Gallery Bonfigligo
presents:
A. J. Epstein
Limited editions of posters and prints

     
"Hand Inside A. J." "My Funny Valentine"

Opening night reception: 7 PM
Free admission.

A. J. Epstein's vividly colored prints chronicle his long career as an artist, photojournalist and designer. Epstein counts Tom of Finland, Mapplethorpe, and tattoo artist Cliff Raven as friends and influences.

This showing is a selection of prints and posters from his shows at the American Visionary Art Museum.

• 1976: Images of an Era: The American Poster 1945-1975 National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution Washington DC., and Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC • 1978: Stompers Gallery, NYC (Epstein, Etienne, Finland) • 1979: Stompers Gallery, NYC (Art/photography one man show) • 1996: Around the Coyote, Chicago (jury show and board of directors) • 1996: Tattoo Trunk Show: Aron Packer Gallery, Chicago • 1997: Manhood show, Chicago • 1997 Art Against AIDS, Auction for Weiss Memorial Hospital • 1998: Izzo Gallery, Chicago • 2000: We Are Not Alone, Angels and Other Aliens, American Visionary Art Museum, Baltimore • 2001 The Fun Show, Sotheby’s • 2002-2003 High On Life: Transcending Addiction: American Visionary Art Museum, Baltimore • 2003 Illegal Art show, Chicago, Washington DC

Gallery Bonfigligo
Gallery hours: Monday - Saturday Noon - 6 PM
5408 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60640 · Map · 773.989.7840
Gallery Bonfigligo Website

A. J. Epstein Website


January 18 - February 8, 2004 Amsterdam, Netherlands

Galerie Faubourg
presents:
"Golden Nudes"
by Rinaldo Hopf

Artist: Rinaldo Hopf

Approximately 50 golden paintings 1998 - 2004.

Galerie Foubourg
Tuesday - Friday 12.00 - 18.00, Saturday 11.00 - 17.00, Sunday 12.00 - 17.00
Overtoom 426, 1054 JT Amsterdam · tel./fax. 020. 676. 1918
Galerie Faubourg Website


December 20, 2003 - January 31, 2004 New York, NY

Fuse Gallery
presents:

"Misfits & Misanthropes"


Artwork: Esao Andrews (left), John John Jesse (right)

Showing all new, never seen before paintings.
Original masterpieces and prints for sale.

Opening reception: Saturday, December 20 from 7 - 9 PM

John John unveils the new "Narcotica Erotica" series and
Esao blows your mind and eyes with his gorgeously rendered freaks,
misfits, weird humans and creatures!

Fuse Gallery
Gallery hours: Tuesday 2 - 5 PM, Wednesday - Saturday 2 - 7 PM
93 Second Avenue, New York, NY 10003 · 212.777.7988
Fuse Gallery website

Esao Andrews website.
Additional John John Jesse artwork presented at Art@Large website.


January 31, 2004 Los Angeles, CA

TOM OF FINLAND FOUNDATION
Benefit
"A Night of Hedonistic Pleasures"



The mischief begins at 9:00 PM
and the shenanigans last till closing (2:00
PM).

Special attention given to those in Leather & Fetish Gear.
$5.00 Entrance

See Adult Video Stars -- including York Powers, Rik Jammer, Bryce Pierce, Eric Evans, Eric York and some of their buddies -- will be there to lend a hand. Van Darkholme and his Alpha Slaves will really bring the stage alive as life imitates art.

Arousing art featuring live models and artists demonstrations, boot black, and heavy crusin' will make for a night of debauchery. Tom of Finland leather and fetish gear encouraged by all who attend, with a grand prize going to the hottest stud -- compliments of Mr. S Leather and MrSDungeon.com. Plus a free month's access into the restricted section of the the site for all who attend.

That's not all... Raging Stallion Studios and MSR are donating some flix of their men in action, and there's bound to be a few extra surprises!

Our special thanks to these supporters of this event:

And our host venue:

Faultline Bar
4216 Melrose (at Vermont), Los Angeles, CA  90029 · MAP · 323.660.0889
Faultline Bar website
  

January 8 - 24, 2004 New York, NY

Art @ Large
presents:
"Irreverence - The Faces of Orgasm"
The works of Bill Fogarty


Artwork: Bill Fogarty

Art @ Large
Gallery Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM.
The Film Center Building
630 Ninth Avenue No. 707, New York, NY 10036 · Map · 212.957.8371

Art @ Large Website


January 24, 2004 Los Angeles, CA

TOM OF FINLAND FOUNDATION
COMMANDERS' DINNER



The Foundation will host the third annual Commanders' Dinner in honor of those members who have made contributions of $250 or more. Guests mingle for cocktails and dinner with artists, celebrities, friends from the erotic entertainment business and our volunteer corps.

Special art displays & presentations on the work of Tom of Finland including new pieces for sale, introduction of a fine art print and the process of restoration of drawings in the
Tom of Finland Permanent Collection.

7 PM -- Cocktails and Hors D'oeuvres
8 PM -- Dinner

Call the Foundation at 213.250.1685 to upgrade your membership,
or sign up at the Commander level.

Foundation Headquarters
1421 Laveta Terrace, Los Angeles, CA 90026
· 213.250.1685
(Echo Park) MapQuest


January 18, 2004 Los Angeles, CA

The
Tom of Finland Foundation

Life Drawing Workshop
Nude Figure Drawing & Painting

    

Last Month's Model: Mark

Artwork by: Joe Hilton

  

Scheduled Model: Alfredo

Our monthly drawing workshop.
Artists, plan to attend!

Grab your pens, pencils, charcoal, paints or other favorite artistic tools and join us for an enjoyable Sunday afternoon. Don't be shy, our models aren't! Beginning artists are as welcome as professionals. 

Bring a chair if you can -- folding or otherwise. Seating is limited.

Last minute addition: Jonathan Cowan is scheduled as our second model. That's two men for you to capture!

The Foundation is a friendly and positive place to practice your artistic skills.

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
$15 donation at the door

Next Month: February 15, 2004 -- Renato is scheduled to pose!

Foundation Headquarters
1421 Laveta Terrace, Los Angeles, CA 90026
(Echo Park) Map

For more information contact: Joe Hilton 323.851.7720 Ext. 2


November 1, 2003 - January 10, 2004 On-line

Manstouch
presents:
"Perfect Body, Perfect Soul"
An on-going project. Currently:
Dieter and photographer Thijs Van Gills


"Giving Up" by Thijs Van Gills

At the age of 50, after having worked many years in the field of basic research and philosophy, Dieter, a doctor, philosopher, writer and sportsman, discovered that the male body has been neglected in western societies by fundamentalistic religious systems for centuries. 

Dieter decided to work out on his own. His goal was to demonstrate that male body can be developed at any age and that a trained male body can be the source of health, wealth, emotional balance, fitness and power.

Dieter documents this process not only in text but in images. Over a 5 year period, he invited over 20 of the worlds top male photographers to photograph his progress. Each month we will show a selection of photos from each photographer, to inspire you to stay fit and healthy.

Manstouch
Manstouch Anti-age page Website
Thijs Van Gills page Website


January 16, 2004 Hollywood, CA

The Erotic Museum
presents its
Inaugural Exhibition
including the
Tom of Finland Collection

     
Tom Kelly,1949 Tom of Finland, 1982 Picasso Catalog, 1975

Grand Opening at 3:00 PM

$12.95 No one under 18 will be admitted. 
SPECIAL DISCOUNT TO TOM OF FINLAND FOUNDATION MEMBERS.

The Erotic Museum, the nation's second museum devoted to sex and sexuality, throws open its doors in the heart of Tinseltown's tourist district mere steps away from the Hollywood Wax Museum and the star-studded Walk of Fame. The Museum gives visitors everything from Pablo Picasso etchings to David LaChappelle photographs, from Playboy pinups and Vargas girls to Tom of Finland men. 

This Inaugural Exhibition will include original Tom of Finland drawings and a selection of works from other artists on-loan from the Foundation's Permanent Collection.

Read more about the Museum in the Foundation's Dispatch

The Erotic Museum
Gallery Hours: Sunday - Thursday 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, Friday - Saturday 10:00 AM - Midnight.
6741 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, CA 90028 · Map ·
323. GO. EROTIC
The Erotic Museum 
Website

The images on this website are copyrighted and are not to be used for commercial purposes or reproduced anywhere without the permission of the artist or other copyright holder.


To Readers of the Calendar World Wide:
We would be pleased to announce any erotic art event in your neighborhood but you have to let us know about it. E-mail us at
webmaster@tomoffinlandfoundation.org or write us at: the Tom of Finland Foundation - ATTN: Upcoming Events Calendar - P.O. Box 26658 - LA, CA 90026 USA. Please allow at least 6 weeks advance notice.



© TOM OF FINLAND FOUNDATION 2003