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Event History 2011

January 9, 2011

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

January 7 - 9, 2011

Visual AIDS
presents:
Postcards From The Edge
An Annual Benefit for Visual AIDS

A show and sale of original, postcard-sized artworks on paper
by established and emerging artists.


Details

New York, NY

November 23, 2010 -
January 15, 2011

Leslie/Lohman Gay Art Foundation
presents:
Carlo Pittore
Curated by Jonathan D. Katz

"Celebrated in his native Maine, Pittore is little known
in the New York art world
."

Details

New York, NY

October 28, 2010 -
January 16, 2011

The Museum of Modern Art
and
Instituto Valenciano de Arte Moderno
present:

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

FINAL DAYS!
Details


Valencia, Spain

January 1 - 31, 2010

Visual AIDS and The Body
present:

ESCAPE, Visual AIDS Redux
Curated by J.J. Kegan McFadden


"There has always been more than one way to escape."

Details

Online

February 11 - 13, 2011

Erotic Arts Events
presents:

On The Edge
Erotic Photography Exhibition


The largest exhibition of erotic photographers
and photographs on the West Coast.

Details

San Francisco, CA

October 30, 2010 -
February 13, 2011

The National Portrait Gallery
presents:

Hide / Seek
Difference and Desire in American Portraiture


The exhibition begins with late 19th-century works and charts the
reassertion of lesbian and gay civil rights in the twenty-first.


Details

Washington, DC

February 13, 2011

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

February 3 - 14, 2011

Tool Shed
presents an:

Erotic Art Expo
& Silent Auctio
n


This year the proceeds are to benefit the
Desert AIDS Project
.

Details

Palm Springs, CA

February 12 - 26, 2011

Juxtapoz Magazine
presents:

The Dirty Show XII
12th Annual International Erotic Art Exhibition

The 12th Annual Dirty Show has become one of the
largest erotic art exhibitions in the world.
HELD OVER THROUGH FEB 26
Details


Detroit, MI

February 3 - 26, 2011

Sin City Gallery
presents:
Dream Menagerie
Classic Photographs of Beauty and Style

Images by Steve Diet Goedde
Elements of fetish, fashion and classic Hollywood intrigue.


Details


Las Vegas, NV

February 27, 2011

Philip Hitchcock and Just John's Nightclub
present:

A Benefit Auction
You Can Buy Their Bods... For Charity

Benefiting Tom of Finland Foundation
and Growing American Youth.

Details


St. Louis, MO

February 1 - 28, 2011

Visual AIDS and The Body
present:

Why Religious Images Now?
Curated by José Vidal

"…I had simply assumed that most GLBTQ artists …
were likely to be secular in their outlook…"

Details


Online

February 8 -
March 5, 2011

Adonis Art
presents:
David Thompson
Latest Paintings from London & Venice

In his latest exhibition Thompson displays
a wider range of male subject matter.

Details


London, England / Online

March 5, 2011

The Los Angeles Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence
present:

Mr. Sister Leather 2011
Mardi Gras

A Silent ART auction and a whole lot more
to benefit Lifeworks youth mentoring program.

Details


Los Angeles, CA

January 31 -
March 5, 2011

Flazh!Alley Studio
presents:
BOXED: The Life We Build For Ourself
A New Photo Series By Reidar Schopp

"...boundaries imposed, self imposed or
perhaps intentionally constructed..."
CLOSING PUBLIC RECEPTION March 3, 7 - 11 PM
Details


Los Angeles, CA

January 22 -
March 5, 2011

phd
presents:

Feather, Leather, Lipstick
Jeff Kapfer, Jerry Miller, and Mark Florida

"Feather, Leather, Lipstick not only showcases these three artists,
but celebrates fantasy, masquerade, and disguise."

Details


St. Louis, MO

March 13, 2011

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

February 26 -
March 13
, 2010

Antebellum Gallery
presents:

Architectural
3 Artists Exploring Form, Landscape & Body

Nathan Horner — Jose de Juan — Philip Pirolo
Each artist brings their unique vision.

Details


Los Angeles, CA

March 18 - 19, 2011

The Saint at Large
presents:
BPX:
Black Party Expo and Bazaar

Buy erotic art and more! Benefitting the
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center

Details


New York, NY

February 19 -
March 19, 2011

Gallery Wrong Weather
presents:
Bruce LaBruce’s Polaroid Rage
A Survey 2000 - 2010

"…his performative work is fundamental to the understanding
of a revolutionary, artistic and political sensibility."

Details


Porto, Portugal

March 20, 2011

ONE Culture Series
presents:
The Perfect Gentleman
Images, Visions and Views by Rick Castro

"Rick has been in the forefront of counterculture art,
fetish photography and independent film for over 25 years…"

Details


Los Angeles, CA

January 15 -
March 20, 2011

Dennis Dean Galleries
presents:
N A K E D
Henning von Berg’s Retrospective 1997-2010

"Provocative photos for people who understand the fine difference
between sexuality and sensuality!".

Details


Fort Lauderdale, FL

March 25 - 27, 2011

The Los Angeles Leather Coalition
presents:

L.A. Leather Week 2011
With the Mr LA Leather Contest

Tom of Finland Foundation
participates in this event.

Details


Los Angeles, CA

March 25 - 27, 2011

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


THE EROTIC ART EVENT OF THE YEAR!
ARTIST REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED

VOLUNTEERS WELCOME!

See Samples of the Artists's Works

Learn More HERE!

Los Angeles, CA

March 8 - 31, 2011

Adonis Art
presents:
Nebojsa Zdravkovic
Latest Paintings

Overall, he says he stands on a middle ground
somewhere between expressionism and impressionism.

Details


London, England / Online

March 1 - 31, 2011

Visual AIDS and The Body
present:

Why Do You Insist On Flaunting?
Curated by Sacha Yanow

"In my selection are images that particularly moved me with
their combination of beauty, humor, pain and defiance."

Details


Online

February 12 -
April 9, 2011

BoxoFFICE Gallery
presents:
Transmutation:
The Artwork of Eric Rhein

“The combination of art and craft, delicacy and resiliency, feminine
and masculine, … is, as it should be, seductive but disturbing.”

Details


New York, NY

April 10, 2011

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 24, 2011

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
and
The Barracks
present a:
TOM’s Uniform Bust
A benefit for the Foundation
Join artists Brad Giles, Curry Mendez, Valentine,
and Vaughan Davies for a break from the ordinary.
VOLUNTEERS ARE INVITED TO HELP WITH THIS EVENT!

Details


Palm Springs, CA

April 5 - 30, 2011

Adonis Art
presents:
Urban Lights
Paintings by Andrew Potter


The raw nature of the classical nude
against specific city settings.

Details

London, England / Online

April 1 - 30, 2011

Visual AIDS and The Body
present:

The Architecture of Loss
Curated by Rafael Sánchez


A special exhibition of rarely seen paintings, drawings and
photographs by Mark Morrisroe.

Details

Online

April 29 -
May 1, 2011

Cleveland Leather Awareness Weekend
presents:
BD/SM Erotic Art Show
The Sixth Annual Show of Leather Fetish Eroticism


This juried art exhibition is
a part of an action-packed weekend.

Details

Cleveland, OH

May 8, 2011

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

March 28 -
May 7, 2011

Flazh!Alley Studio
presents:
Pixels, Pigments & Paints
Photography & Oils On Canvas by David Goldner


"Goldner fuses photography and painting to capture
the essence of femininity and glamour."


Details

Los Angeles, CA

May 8, 2011

Full Kit Gear Space
presents:

Axel
Visits Provincetown


Celebrate the Full Kit Gear Shop
Gallery Grand Opening


Details

Provincetown, MA

April 22 -
May 14, 2011

Antebellum Gallery
presents:

KEEASTER
16 Artists Exhibiting


"Antebellum is intended as a hybrid of artistic,
cultural, and political iconoclasm."


Details

Los Angeles, CA

May 20 - 22, 2011

The Foundation for Sex Positive Culture
presents:
Seattle Erotic Art Festival 2011
Since 2002


A comprehensive collection of international art, diverse in medium,
sexual proclivities, body type, age, ethnicity, and gender!


Details

Seattle, WA

May 5 - 28, 2011

Patrick John Mills Contemporary Fine Art Gallery
presents:
Slave To Art
Artists that are compelled to create.


Showing artists with a need to express raw,
cutting edge,
passionate, and thought provoking art.

Details


Ottawa, Ontario

March 11 -
May 29, 2011

The Museum of Modern Art
and
Martin-Gropius-Bau Berlin

present:

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


Details


Berlin, Germany

May 25 - 30, 2011

Mayumi International
presents:
Art Collection
by Japanese Gay Artists


A vivid exploration of erotic fetishism from
the masters of Japanese gay art.

Details


Sydney, Australia

June 10 - 11, 2011

Dirty Show LLC
presents:

The Dirty Show L.A.
An International Erotic Art Exhibition

Over 50 artists will be engaged in a
skintillating exhibition of fine art filth.

Details


Los Angeles, CA

June 11, 2011

The Desk Set
curates:

Que(e)ry IV: Authority Control
A Benefit Party for Tom of Finland Foundation

The fourth Desk-Set-sponsored dance party for
queer librarians and those who love them.

Details


New York, NY

May 21 -
June 12, 2011

Adonis Art
presents:
An Exhibition of Fetish Art
A Super Wild Collection


A great selection of artists, covering a range of styles.


Details


London, England / Online

June 10 - 12, 2011

Christopher Street West
presents:
LA Pride 2011
41th Annual Los Angeles LGBT PRIDE Celebration


Look for the Foundation.
We'll be there.

Details

West Hollywood, CA
Los Angeles, CA

June 19, 2011

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
presents the 20th Annual
TOM's Bar
Pleasure Park

Come as your favorite TOM's Man!

Details


Los Angeles, CA

June 19 , 2011

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
presents a:
Life Drawing Workshop

THIS DRAWING WORKSHOP IS PART OF TOM'S BAR
AT NO EXTRA CHARGE! DON'T MISS IT!!!

Details


Los Angeles, CA

June 2 - 25, 2011

Patrick John Mills Contemporary Fine Art Gallery
presents:
Any Thing Goes
Art with No Moral Constraints


Emerging and established artists with a need to express raw,
cutting edge, passionate, and thought provoking art.

Details


Ottawa, Ontario

April 2 -
June 26, 2011

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
and
ONE Archives Gallery & Museum
present:
never alone
A Look at Tom of Finland and His Friends


Works by artists from the Tom of Finland Foundation's
Permanent Collection.
Details


Los Angeles, CA

June 1 - 30, 2011

City of West Hollywood
presents:

One City / One Pride
June Is Pride Month


Celebrate the depth, breadth and wealth
of LGBT arts and culture
.


Details

West Hollywood, CA
Los Angeles, CA

May 18 -
July 2, 2011

Leslie/Lohman Gay Art Foundation
presents:
Stanley Stellar:
A Photographer


"For the past twentyfive years I have been photographing,
and recording, with love, the other side."

Details


New York, NY

July 10, 2011

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

June 24 -
July 30, 2011

AxD Gallery
presents:
Modern Slave
Gelatin Silver photographs by JD Dragan


JD Dragan has been exclusively photographing
men of color for over thirty years.

Details


Philadelphia, PA

June 25 -
August 6, 2011

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
and phd
present
Tom of Finland
Original Drawings


Iconic Drawings from the Man Who Defined a Movement

Details


St. Louis, MO

June 25 -
August 6, 2011

phd
presents:

Film Noir
Works by Aunia Kahn


Intensely personal. Hauntingly beautiful. Dark and confrontational.
Aunia Kahn doesn’t pull her punches.


Details


St. Louis, MO

July 12 -
August 9, 2011

Galerie Dentaire
presents:

Transformations
Solo exhibition of photographer Robert Laliberté


Twenty new photographs featuring the juxtaposition
of the male body and nature.

Details


Montreal, QC

August 21, 2011

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
presents a:
Life Drawing Workshop

Change of Date -- This is the THIRD Sunday this month!
Beginner? Professional? All are welcome.
RSVP and bring your sketch pad!
Details


Los Angeles, CA

June 5 -
September 4, 2011

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
and
Galerie Mooi-Man
present:
Tom of Finland
And Mates


Details

Groningen, Netherlands

September 5, 2011

LiquiDREAMS
presents a:

Labor Day Weekend Pool Party
6th Annual Benefit for Tom of Finland Foundation

FOOD, DRINK, ENTERTAINMENT, CELEBRITIES
AND SWIMMING!

Details


Los Angeles, CA

September 17 - 18, 2011

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
&
Pistons Bar
present the:

Long Beach Erotic Art Show
A Benefit for the Foundation

HOSTED BY JayPG PHOTOGRAPHY
Two days of great art and great fun with nine artists!

Details


Los Angeles, CA

September 18, 2011

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
presents a:
Life Drawing Workshop

SPECIAL DATE -- SPECIAL VENUE

A PART OF THE LONG BEACH EROTIC ART SHOW

Details


Los Angeles, CA

September 23 - 25, 2011

EroticArtEvents.com
presents:

San Francisco

Erotic Art Exhibition


A group exhibition of erotic art, sculpture,
mixed media and photography.

CALL FOR ARTISTS

Details

San Francisco, CA

October 2, 2011

City of West Hollywood
presents the:
Tenth Annual
West Hollywood Book Fair

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
will be participating

Details


Los Angeles, CA

October 22, 2011

The Breeches & Leather Uniform Fanclub (BLUF)
hosts:

TOM's BLUF
A Benefit for Tom of Finland Foundation

A night for male uniform enthusiasts!
(With a strict dress code, because this night is for real enthusiasts!)

Details


Los Angeles, CA

October 23, 2011

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
presents a:
Yardsale

This Ain't Your Grandfather's Yard Sale!

Housewares, stud-wears, gear, leathers, lamps,
rare furniture, frames, posters, gifts and gobs more.
.
Details


Los Angeles, CA

October 9, 2011

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 11 -
October 30, 2011

Galerie MooiMan
presents:
(Na)zomerjongens
A Trio of Artists' Works

Paintings by Martin, Jan van Santen and Jaap van Ek
and bronze statues of Freek Weidema.


Details


Groningen, Netherlands

October 30, 2011

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
presents a:
Queering Wikipedia Editathon
Increase LGBT historical presence online

All folks welcomed;
BYO machine (laptop, tablet,smart phone, ipad, etc.) if you have one.
.
Details


Los Angeles, CA

November 3 - 6, 2011

David Crocker
presents:

Alone: In The Studio 9
Oil paintings · drawings


Open tour and sale.

Details


Los Angeles, CA

November 11 - 13, 2011

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
takes part in:
Palm Springs Leather Pride
We'll be there all three days!

Volunteers Welcome!
More Info


Details


Palm Springs, CA

November 13, 2011

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 5 - 15, 2011

Savage Gallery
and
John Patrick Productions

present:
John Palatinus:
Making History


During the late Forties and early Fifties a group of mostly gay men
began doing "artistic studies" of bodybuilders…

Details


Palm Springs, CA

November 5 - 30, 2011

Savage Gallery
presents:
Hinkle
Erotic Mixed Media Paintings


Many of Hinkle's pieces begin with a basic nude photograph;
often a torso shot of himself, and evolve in a natural flow from there.

Details


Palm Springs, CA

November 1 - 30, 2011

Homotopia 2011
presents:

Cruising for Art
A Festival

Homotopia 2011 is back and
Cruising For Art
in and around Liverpool.


Details


Liverpool, England

November 1 - 30, 2011

Mies Mikkonen, Turku ABO 2011, Homotopia, and ToFF
present:

Tom of Finland
A Documentary


A new 10 minute documentary of Tom of Finland can be seen non-stop
by the Tom of Finland exhibition. Finland - GB - USA 2011.

Details


Turku, Finland

November 1 - 30, 2011

Visual AIDS and The Body
present:

i am anyone
Curated by Anthony Allen


"Perversely, maybe, I zeroed in on floaters:
masked subjects who seem to float away…"

Details


Online

November 29 -
December 3, 2011

Leslie/Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art
and
GMHC

present:
Art & AIDS:
30 Years


An exhibition featuring 50 artists living with HIV/AIDS.

Details


New York, NY

December 3 - 4, 2011

BENT-CON
A Comic Convention… only Gayer

Dozens of Artists and Exhibitors
Including Tom of Finland Foundation.
This promises to be an awesome event!

Call for Gallery Show Submissions

Details


Los Angeles, CA

December 11, 2011

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

January 16 -
December 18, 2011

TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
and Homotopia
and
Turku ÅBO 2010 Foundation

present a:
Tom of Finland Retrospective
TOM'S COMING HOME!
Watch videos, learn more about Tom, and MORE!
Details


Turku, Finland

November 25 -
December 23, 2011

Alex Zachary
presents:

Happy Holidays!
Drawings!

Over 35 Artists Works on Display
Including Tom of Finland.


Details


New York, NY

December 2 - 23, 2011

Pleasures & Treasures
and
TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
present:

TOM Time
Tom of Finland for the Holidays


Get Tom in Time.
Bring home a Tom of Finland for the Holidays!

Details


San Diego, CA

November 7 -
December 23, 2011

Antebellum Gallery and
TOM  OF  FINLAND  FOUNDATION
present:

TOM OF FINLAND:
Public and Private


Never-before-seen collages, photography and drawings by Tom of Finland.
Black Leather Christmas Closing Party on December 23.

Details


Los Angeles, CA

December 2 - 31, 2011

AlwaysByDesign
presents:

StripWorks
Larry Wood's unique form of figure drawing

The imagery is hand-etched into the metal sheets
using chemicals and abrasives.

Details


Philadelphia, PA

November 29 -
December 31 , 2011

Adonis Art
presents:
Romantic Spirits
Watercolour Paintings by Myles Antony

This year Myles has chosen to display
only 25 paintings from his studio in Dublin.

Details


London, England / Online

December 1 - 31, 2011

Visual AIDS and The Body
present:

The Sword of Damocles
Curated by Patrick Webb


"Like many, I first witnessed,
then lived the epidemic…"

Details


Online

January 3 -
December 31, 2011

Lexander L. A.
presents:

Past Present Future G. B. Jones
1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s

G. B. Jones is a multitalented artist working in the areas
of drawing, design, film, music and publishing.


Details


Los Angeles, CA
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