e-news #9

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October 23, 2003 On-line

Tom of Finland Foundation
Emerging Erotic Artist Contest
The Foundation Is Pleased To Announce The 2003 Winners
In All Categories

"Satyr" by Steam

We've been promoting this contest for the last several months and
now you can see why we get so excited about this event.

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November 16, 2003 Los Angeles, CA

Tom of Finland Foundation
Life Drawing Workshop
Nude Figure Drawing & Painting

Photo credit: J.B. Higgins

Our fourth drawing workshop at the Foundation House.

We will have two models and two separate pose set ups.

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November 9, 2003 Palm Springs, CA

Tom of Finland Foundation and The Barracks
at the Palm Springs Leather Pride Weekend

A benefit and soda/beer bust for the Foundation.
Join in the Celebration for Mr. Palm Springs Leather 2004.
Prizes & Surprises!

Planning to attend? Consider volunteering! Contact Dan if you can lend a hand.

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October 24 - November 16, 2003 Palm Springs, CA

The Jerry Miller Gallery of Contemporary Photography
presents a group exhibit featuring the artists of:
Pride Publishing Network

Photo by David Vance

Works of ten artists on display.
Meet The Artists Reception November 1, 5:00 to 7:00

Tom Bianchi      Jay Jorgensen
Sam Carson Carlos Marrero
Jeff Compasso Brian Meola
Hank Eddleman Jeff Palmer
Tom of Finland David Vance
Tom of Finland Collectors take note: Eight images of Tom's work will be included in the show. They are the first in a numbered series of 250. 

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October 17 - November 15, 2003 New York, NY

Oliver Kamm 5BE Gallery installs:
Joe Ovelman
and other artists.

Artwork: Janine Gordon

Other featured artists include:
Kamrooz Aram, Don Doe, Cheryl Donegan, Janine Gordon, Cannon Hudson, Colin McLain, Jim Richard and Steven Walls.

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November 1 - 30, 2003 London, England

Adonis Art presents paintings by:
Nebojsa Zdravkovic

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October 24 - 26, 2003 New Haven, CT

City Wide Open Studios presents
Laurel Griffy Caprio
and 300 artists

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October 24 - November 6, 2003 New York, NY

The Leslie-Lohman Gay Art Foundation presents:
Chelsea Boys: Hung
...On the Wall for the First Time

Plus: The Warren Cup, Wilhelm von Gloeden,
and "Hard Led and Wet Ink"

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November 16, 2003 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 1,000 postcards were submitted!

All artworks will be priced at $50 and sold on a first-come, first-served basis.

Artists are invited to submit their work. Check the Visual Arts
website for more information. Deadline for submissions is November 1, 2003.

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October 26 - November 15, 2003 Amsterdam

Galerie Faubourg presents:
"Drawing With Light"
Johan van Breukelen

An overview of 15 years of male photowork.

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November 6 - 29, 2003 New York, NY

Art @ Large presents:
"Below Us Is The Sky"
David Hochbaum

Hochbaum combines the figurative approach of the 19th century photographer with the medieval alchemist projected through the eyes of a 21st century cubist.

CLICK HERE for more information.

November 6 - December 6, 2003 Hollywood, CA

Carlos Batts & One Eye Space present:
"Crazy Sexy Hollywood"

Photo: Carlos Batts

Carlos Batts brings together six of Los Angeles' finest
contemporary photographers. A total of 50 works pay tribute to the looks, attitudes, glamour and grittiness that made Hollywood what it is.

CLICK HERE for more information.

October 4 - 26, 2003 Minneapolis, MN

ArTrujillo Multicultural Art Studios & Gallery presents:
"per ver sion"
Erotica Art Exhibit

Artwork: Mark DeBauch

Over 30 Artists
Special Closing Event Saturday, October 25

CLICK HERE for more information.

New Artist Links

Los Angeles photographer Andy Shomock specializes in fine art male nudes and nude portraits. The site also includes images of nature and digital photomontages.


Western Project is the official representative for available work by Tom of Finland. Located in Culver City (Los Angeles), California, the gallery stages fine exhibitions by a variety of cutting-edge artists such as Ron Athey and others.

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