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Event History 2010

November 14, 2010

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
and
The Barracks
presents a:
Palm Springs Fundraiser!
A benefit for the Foundation
VOLUNTEERS WELCOME!
Benefit and Vender Mart
Plus, the SURPRISES that always make this event a treat!
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Los Angeles, CA

November 13 - 14, 2010

David Crocker
presents:

Alone: In The Studio 8
Oil paintings · drawings


Open tour and sale.

Details

Los Angeles, CA

November 14, 2010

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
presents a:
Life Drawing Workshop

Usually held the second Sunday of each month.
Beginner? Professional? All are welcome.
RSVP and bring your sketch pad!
Details


Los Angeles, CA

November 18 - 20, 2010

Erotic Signature
presents:
Art Undressed 2010
South Florida’s Annual Erotic Art Weekend


This Year's Attitude for ARTundressed:
"FREE YOUR MIND"... "and yourself will follow!".


Details

Miami, FL

November 2 - 27, 2010

Adonis Art
presents:
In Memory
Cornelius McCarthy 1935 - 2009


One year on, a commemorative exhibition

to mark the life and work of Cornelius McCarthy

Details

London, England / Online

December 12, 2010

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
presents a:
Life Drawing Workshop

Usually held the second Sunday of each month.
Beginner? Professional? All are welcome.
RSVP and bring your sketch pad!
Details


Los Angeles, CA

December 3 - 18, 2010

Antebellum Gallery
presents:

Robert W. Richards
Legend


Artist Robert W. Richards — now in his fifth decade
of drawing — shows no symptoms of slowing down.

Details

Los Angeles, CA

November 20, 2010

JayPG Photography
presents:
A Decade of Photography

Studio Opening

DJ Manuelito will be spinning tunes,
authentic Mexican hors d’oeuvres and more!.


Details

Los Angeles, CA

October 16 -
December 19, 2010

Wessel + O'Conner Fine Art
present:

25 Years / 25 Works
Iconic works of the last quarter century


The exhibition features highlights the range of genres promoted by
the Gallery, including photography, paintings, and sculpture.

Details

Lambertville, NJ / Online

October 16, 2010

The Bullet Bar and
TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
present:

White Boys vs. Latins
Who Really Owns Los Angeles?

A Benefit for the Foundation
5 Bouts of Epic Oil Wrestling!
Details


Los Angeles, CA

September 5, 2009

LiquiDREAMS
presents a:

Labor Day Weekend Pool Party
Benefit for the Tom of Finland Foundation

Cool Off With Beautiful Mermaids, Mermen & Sailors.
Food & Drinks, Fun & Surprises, & More!

Details


Los Angeles, CA

August 9, 2010

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
presents a:
Life Drawing Workshop

Usually held the second Sunday of each month.
Beginner? Professional? All are welcome. RSVP and bring your sketch pad!

Details


Los Angeles, CA

September 14 -
October 15, 2009

A Different Light
presents:
Black and White Photographs
by J B Higgins


J B's photographs are in many private collections
and have been exhibited extensively.


Details

San Francisco, CA

August 31 -
October 17, 2010

Adonis Art
presents:
David Ambrose
His Latest Paintings


"He says he is not interested in the strict representation
of what he sees, but in his spontaneous reactions".


Details

London, England / Online

October 23, 2010

Meltdown Comics
presents:
Brad Rader
Artist Signing: Fogtown


Original pages from the graphic novel will be for sale, as well as
his gay material, True Adult Fantasy and Harry & Dickless Tom.

Details

Los Angeles, CA

October 26 - 30, 2010

GMHC & Leslie/Lohman Gay Art Foundation
present:
Art & AIDS:
Curators: Osvaldo Perdomo & David Livingston


An exhibition of the Humanity, Spirit and Love
of Artists living with HIV and AIDS.


Details

New York, NY

October 2 - 31, 2010

BCB Art
presents:

Communion
Photos by Eric Rhein


"...Communion is inspired by humanity’s kinship
and responsibility to our natural surroundings."


Details

Hudson, NY

October 1 - 31, 2010

Visual AIDS and The Body
present:

osc: obsessive sex collecting
Curated by Sarah Forbes


"Overtly sexual objects, erotic art pieces, a lover's hair
or even sexual experiences can all be collected."


Details

Online

October 10, 2010

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
presents a:
Life Drawing Workshop

Usually held the second Sunday of each month.
Beginner? Professional? All are welcome.
RSVP and bring your sketch pad!

Details


Los Angeles, CA

April 30 -
July 30, 2009

The Leather Archives & Museum
presents:
Burlesque & Bondage
Leon Grossman’s Erotic Art Photography


Leon’s works feature many local performance artists and
reflect his skill at rope craft — turning bondage into beauty.

Details

Chicago, IL

July 1 - 31, 2010

Visual AIDS and The Body
present:

dream makers
Curated by Wayne Northcross


"My queer awakening came into focus when at 15, I chanced upon a Studio 54
blue jean advertisement in the September 1983 issue of GQ magazine."


Details

Online

September 12, 2009 -
July 31, 2010

Erotic Heritage Museum
presents:

Sex on the Streets
What if the art was not censored?

Tom of Finland, Hector Silva, Michael Kirwan, Ross Johnston, many more.
Exhibition held over! Continued until August!

Details

Las Vegas, NV

July 30, 2010

Vancouver Men In Leather
presents:

Tom of Finland Party
A Benefit for the Tom of Finland Foundation

Leatherman, hitchhiker, ranch hand, policeman, biker...
which sexy TOM icon will YOU be?.

Details


Vancouver, BC

June 25 -
July 30, 2010

Feature Inc.
presents:
Tom of Finland and Then Some
A Group Showing


Artwork by Tom and Tom’s contemporaries - Bastille, The Hun,
Martin of Holland, Rex, and more, and by some recent younger artists.

Details

New York, NY

June 4 - 26, 2010

Marianne Boesky Gallery
presents:

Outsider Porn:
The Photos of David Hurles


Project Space Exhibition curated by John Waters.
Yes, that John Waters! — Hear John talk about this exhibition.


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New York, NY

April 21 -
June 26, 2010

Au Bonheur du Jour
presents:

Male Nudes
A Photo Retrospective 1870 - 2010


"Between 1885 and 1890, a peak of creativity was reached
by the “Italian school” of the nude male photography..."

Details

Paris, France

June 12 - 27, 2010

Drkrm/Gallery
presents:
Frank Melleno: The Fairoaks Project
Polaroids from a San Francisco bathhouse 1978


"An extraordinary, never-before-seen glimpse
into pre-AIDS gay sexual culture...
"

Details

Los Angeles, CA

June 1 - 30, 2010

Visual AIDS and The Body
present:

look, you see me
Curated by Paul Mpagi Sepuya


"...I was drawn to several artists' works that focused on men's
representations of women and women's representations of men.
"

Details

Online

June 4 -
July 7, 2010

Center on Halsted
presents:
Cheesecake
An Exhibit of Accidental Exhibitionism


Each of the paintings by Paul Richmond depicts a gay male celebrity
caught in a cheeky moment of accidental exposure.

Details

Chicago, IL

June 15 -
July 10, 2009

Leslie/Lohman Gay Art Foundation
presents:
The Second Great LGBT Photo Show
A large group photography show

"The solitary beautiful nude, male or female...
couples... groups... and some things extra special."

Details

New York, NY

May 31 -
July 10, 2010

Flazh!Alley Studio
presents:
Titans, Gorgons and Punished Gods
Emblems of Political Eroticism


S. M. Shifflett states that she did not want the paintings
"to have the mortal life of mere portraits."

Details

Los Angeles, CA

July 11, 2010

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
presents a:
Life Drawing Workshop

Usually held the second Sunday of each month.
Beginner? Professional? All are welcome. RSVP and bring your sketch pad!

Details


Los Angeles, CA

July 9, 2010

SEANCARNAGE.COM
and
TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
present:

The Art of Danimal
Featuring the Luscious Prints of Daniel Leudtke


"...incredible collages of geometric shapes, bright colors, kitsch, and porn..."
Cocktail Reception, Art Show, Daniel's Band: Gay Beast
, and more!
Details

Los Angeles, CA

June 18, 2010

The Desk Set
curates:

Que(e)ry
A Benefit Party for Tom of Finland Foundation

"You don't have to be a queer librarian; You just have to dance with one!"
These aren't your parents' librarians, that's for sure...

SEE THE PROMO VIDEO ON THE DETAILS PAGE.


Details


New York, NY

June 20, 2010

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
presents:
TOM's Bar

It's our BIG Party and Fundraiser for the year.
This one's going to be HUGE!

Volunteers are invited to pitch in!
Y'all SIGN-UP, hear?
Details


Los Angeles, CA

June 12 - 13, 2010

Christopher Street West
presents:
LA Pride 2010
40th Annual Los Angeles LGBT PRIDE Celebration

See the FOUNDATION in SUNDAY's Parade.
Visit us at EROTIC CITY on the Festival grounds SATURDAY & SUNDAY.

Details


Los Angeles, CA

May 16 -
June 5, 2010

Ma Art Space
presents:
Nudes
A Group Exhibition


"Presenting: Miguel Angel Reyes, Ada Pullini Brown, Yolanda Gonzalez,
Edward Escamilla, Lauren Gonzalez, and Andres Mantoya"


Details

Los Angeles, CA

June 6, 2010

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
presents a:
Life Drawing Workshop

Usually held the second Sunday of each month.
Due to LA Gay Pride, this workshop is on the FIRST Sunday.
Beginner? Professional? All are welcome. RSVP and bring your sketch pad!

Details


Los Angeles, CA

April 10 -
May 23, 2010

Drkrm/Gallery
presents:
Lowlife & One Night at the Ivar
Photographs by Scot Sothern & Ryan Herz

"...a photographic journey though the motels
and back alleys of street prostitution.
"

Details

Los Angeles, CA

May 29, 2010

Groundfloor Gallery
presents:

Hector Silva
A New Exhibit


"If no one’s trying to censor you, then you’re probably
not doing anything that important."

Details

Los Angeles, CA

May 28 - 30, 2010

Animation-Ink.Com
presents:
Rock'n Comic Con 2010
Media & Entertainment Convention

With Flaming Artist of Flaming Artist Press, publisher of the erotic comics
True Adult Fantasy and the graphic novel Harry and Dickless Tom.

Details

Los Angeles, CA

May 4 - 30, 2010

Adonis Art
presents:
The Latest Watercolours
by Myles Antony


"...I have used bright colours in almost half of the works
and it has been like a liberation for me!"

Details

London, England / Online

May 16 , 2010

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
presents our:
Reading Group
Grassroots Educational In a Supportive Atmosphere

This month's topic:
Queer Life in Prison and Living in Prison with AIDS


Details


Los Angeles, CA

May 7, 2010

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
&
Pistons Bar
present:

Black & Grey Birthday Bash
A benefit for the Foundation

Hosted by Mr. CSW Leather 2010 Louie Pacheco
Details


Long Beach, CA

May 9, 2010

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
presents a:
Life Drawing Workshop

Ususally held the second Sunday of each month.

Beginner? Professional? All are welcome. RSVP and bring your sketch pad!

Details


Los Angeles, CA

April 20 -
May 7, 2010

Antebellum Gallery
presents:

420 ~
Cannabis as Art


"Cannabis has long been used for fiber (hemp),
for medicinal purposes, and as a recreational drug."

Details

Los Angeles, CA

May 11 - 30, 2010

Gallery Cafe Savannah
presents:
Theology and Erotic Nudity Without Context
Art by Ricardo Gomes


"Erotica, nudity, religious themes, fallen angels and biblical characters.
The guiding principle of the work of Ricardo Gomes is the male figure..."

Details

Brazilia, Brazil

May 9 , 2010

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
presents a:
Life Drawing Workshop

Ususally held the second Sunday of each month.

Beginner? Professional? All are welcome. RSVP and bring your sketch pad!

Details


Los Angeles, CA

April 10, 2010

Erotic Heritage Museum
presents:

House of Gord
Bound for Erotic Heritage Museum

Jeff Gord, a natural born artist, has been combining the very dangerous and
alluring species, women, with engineering masterpieces since 1975.

Details

Las Vegas, NV

March 10 -
April 30, 2010

Espacio Canarias
presents:

Painting Without Text
Works by Jorge Ortega

This new era painter leads us on an imaginary journey
trapping the viewer with the color and gesture.

Details

Madrid, Spain

April 1 - 30, 2010

Visual AIDS and The Body
present:

help! hold me!
Curated by Emily Nepon


"I think these combinations of gendered elements in work by HIV+ artists
are striking together because they defy homophobia, transphobia and AIDS-phobia."

Details

Online

April 8 -
May 1, 2010

Adonis Art
presents:
From the Collection
of an English Gentleman


Artists include: Cornelius McCarthy, Aelred Bartlett,
Philip Swarbrick, David Ambrose, Noel Bensted and many others.

Details

London, England / Online

April 30 -
May 2, 2010

The Foundation for Sex Positive Culture
presents:
Seattle Erotic Art Festival 2010
Since 2002


A Fantastical Celebration of the Arts
Visual Art, Performance Art, Interactive Installations, Literary Art, and More

Details

Seattle, WA

April 11 , 2010

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
presents:
TOM Says Grey
A benefit for the Foundation
VOLUNTEERS INVITED TO HELP OUT!
“Keep the Culture Alive.”
You’ll be seductively engaged in an offering of works by 12 different artists.
Come and celebrate who we are…TOGETHER!

Details


Palm Springs, CA

March 27 - 28, 2010

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
West Hollywood / Los Angeles
EROTIC ART FAIR WEEKEND

THE EROTIC ART EVENT OF THE YEAR!
Artist Applications Are Online

Representative artist samples are now on display!

Details


West Hollywood / LA, CA

March 14, 2010

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
presents a:
Life Drawing Workshop

Ususally held the second Sunday of each month.

Beginner? Professional? All are welcome. RSVP and bring your sketch pad!

Details


Los Angeles, CA

February 14 -
March 20, 2010

Antebellum Gallery
presents:

John Palatinus:
Tomorrow's Man


“Now, more than 50 years after the fact, most of these early pioneering
physique photographers are long gone, or their work forgotten."

Details

Los Angeles, CA

March 21 - 28, 2010

The Los Angeles Leather Coalition
presents:

L.A. Leather Weekend
With the Mr LA Leather Contest

A Week Full of Hot Activities
Tom of Finland Foundation participates in this event!

Details

Los Angeles, CA

January 16 -
March 28, 2010

ONE Archives Gallery and Museum
presents:

The Works of Tom Ellis
A retrospective exhibition


“I hope the audience will leave their
preconceptions at the door,” says Ellis.

Details

Los Angeles, CA

March 26 - 28, 2010

Rochester Erotic Arts Inc.
presents the:
Rochester Erotic Arts Festival
Celebrate your sensuality!


Call for Artists!
Early deadline is February 1. Late deadline is March 1.


Details

Los Angeles, CA

March 2 - 31, 2010

Adonis Art
presents:
Latest Paintings
by Nebojsa Zdravkovic


"His models are mainly drawn from the dancers
and sportsmen where he lives in Belgrade..."


Details

London, England / Online

February 14, 2010

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
presents a:
Life Drawing Workshop

Modeling this month: TBD

Beginner? Professional? All are welcome. RSVP and bring your sketch pad!


Details


Los Angeles, CA

January 7 -
February 27, 2010

phd
presents:

E. Gibbons
Selected Works


E. Gibbons believes it is human nature to put people in a box,
so much so that the artist takes this idea literally and turns it into reality.

Details

St. Louis, MO

February 5 - 28, 2010

Erotic Heritage Museum
presents:

Black History Month
Classic & Contemporary Films and More

Josephine Baker, blaxploitation, serious, funny...
It's a month-long film festival focusing on the erotic.

Details

Las Vegas, NV

January 26, 2010

mr. BLACK L.A.
presents a:
TOM’d - up | Gear’d - up | Nite
A Fundraiser for Tom of Finland Foundation

Join us at one of L.A.'s hottest dance destinations!
— No cover charge! —
Volunteers are invited to help out with this event!
Details


Los Angeles, CA

January 11 - 31, 2010

Adonis Art
presents:
Post-War Friends Revisited
Paintings by Peter Samuelson (1912 - 1996)


"His work forms a bridge between the artistic generations
of Duncan Grant and David Hockney."

Details

London, England / Online

January 1 - 31, 2010

Visual AIDS and The Body
present:

Light Itself
Curated by Joy Garnett


"I have been thinking a lot lately about what the mind
does when it is denied information.
"

Details

Online

January 10, 2010

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
presents a:
Life Drawing Workshop

Modeling this month: TBD

Beginner? Professional? All are welcome. RSVP and bring your sketch pad!


Details


Los Angeles, CA

April 22, 2009 -
January 4, 2010

The Museum of Modern Art
presents:

Compass in Hand:
Selections from The Judith Rothschild Foundation
Contemporary Drawings Collection


Two Tom of Finland's drawing are on display in
the largest exhibition of drawings ever mounted at MoMA.

Details

New York, NY
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