e-news #4

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on the latest
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(Or Even Yourself!)

The deadline for our Emerging Erotic Artist Contest is quickly approaching. (August 1, 2003) Any artist that hasn't sold their erotic works commercially is eligible to enter. Most any form of erotic art is welcome... from subtle to overt and from sophisticated to rude and crude.

Click Here to see some of our last contestants' entries and -- to learn more about the contest -- Click Here. Show the world!

The Tom of Finland Foundation hosts the
Seaman & Commanders'
Cocktail Party
June 20, 2003

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.

It's not too late to upgrade your membership and get on the invitation list!

CLICK HERE for more information.

The Tom of Finland Foundation participates in
At L.A. Gay Pride
June 21 - 22, 2003

It's the "adults only" area of the L.A. Gay Pride Festival.

See our exhibits, including a diorama of "The History of Tom".
Meet erotic artists.
Video presentation.
Artist Demonstrations.
Introducing the TOM ACTION FIGURE!

CLICK HERE for more information.

Volunteer for this event by contacting Dan Berkowitz.

Artwork for Viewing & Sale
presented by the
Tom of Finland Foundation
"man, erotic"
Opens July 10, 2003

Artwork by Nigel Kent

Work from Sixteen Artists on Display

Opening Reception
July 10, 2003, 8:00 - 11:00

Held at:
665 Leather & Fetish Company
Hollywood, CA

CLICK HERE for more information.

Tom of Finland Foundation
Salon Night
July 19, 2003 -- 8 to 11 PM
Los Angeles, CA

Artwork by Nigel Kent

A gathering of Artists, Collectors & Art Lovers
This event will be held at the home of one of our members,
so the number of visitors is limited. Mark your calendars!
Full details in next e-news.

CLICK HERE for more information.

The Robert Miller Gallery presents:
Pierre et Gilles
May 14 - June 28, 2003

Icons in New York City

CLICK HERE for more information.

Visual Aids
Art Contest 2003

For HIV+ artists
Deadline for Entries
Slides and completed forms must be POSTMARKED by Monday, June 16, 2003.

CLICK HERE for more information.

presents his

Studio Art Show & Sale

Male Nude Paintings & Sculpture
June 14 - 15, 2003
Lakewood, CA

CLICK HERE for more information.

The Advocate Gallery
presents recent paintings by:
Jonathan Weinberg

May 29 - June 21, Los Angeles, CA
for more information.

presents the photography of:
Glen Mitchell

July 7 -31, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
for more information.

There are too many events to include all of them all here.
For a full listing, visit our

New Artist Links

Osze: Inspired by his love for fantasy, sci-fi, and gay sex, the artist provides a free look at his work in various media.


Portraiture and erotic series of young men by NY photographer Jack Slomovits. Information about his original editioned silver gelatin prints, bio, commissions and exhibitions.

Are You An Artist?

Artists can become a Foundation member at a reduced cost. We work to support artists, and this discount is one of the ways we try to help. 

Those artists who receive this special low rate are encouraged to submit reproductions of their work and recruit their friends and patrons to become members as well.

CLICK HERE for more information.

Keep Your Files Up-To-Date!

The Tom of Finland Foundation moved its website a few months ago. Please make sure that your bookmarks point to our new address:


Who is who? Our Contacts & Directory gives you the most up-to-date listing of the people to contact with your Foundation questions and concerns! Please note that many have new e-mail addresses.

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