e-news #33

 Dedicated to Protecting, Preserving and Promoting Erotic Art 

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November 11 - 29, 2004 New York, NY

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

"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."

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December 4 - 5, 2004 Los Angeles, CA

Wim Griffith presents an:
Open Studio Art Show

Visit Wims' studio where you will be able to purchase Wims' bronze and steel sculpture, original oil paintings, and signed limited edition giclee prints.

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December 4 - 5, 2004 Los Angeles, CA

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

Painting by Larissa de O. Morais

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

Artist Reception Saturday, December 4, 9 PM - 1 AM

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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!

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foundation announcements

Tom of Finland Foundation
Seasonal Donation Cards

Give a gift to the Foundation in the name of a friend.

We'll send them a limited edition card of your choice notifying them of your contribution.

CLICK HERE for more information.

Artists left to right: Kira Od, Rick Castro, Baba and Hector Silva
Images by JayPG

The Foundation Thanks...
The People who made our benefit
"Hide & Ink"
a success.


Rick Castro, Kira Od and Hector Silva and
Baba and Tennessee Dave from Vintage Tattoo Art Parlor.

A bitchin' evening thanks to:
Faultline host, Shawn Farnsworth and
a stellar Foundation committee of inspired volunteers.

Our generous sponsors:
665 Leather & Fetish Co, Blue Blake, The Faultline Bar, InkSpecht, Instigator Magazine, MSR, Vintage Tattoo, and TomsMen.com.
ALL the volunteers at the door, selling t-shirts, handing out literature and helping to get art ON folks!

and, of course, our top-notch tattoo contest Judges and Presenters and the photographers who documented the night for our Archives.

Special thanks to everyone who came and showed us an amazing array of illustrated men (on stage and off). Everyone was blown away!

December 8, 2004 Los Angeles, CA

Tom of Finland Foundation
Annual Volunteers' Holiday Potluck
Party Time for our Volunteers!

We hope you'll be able to join us for an evening of food and fellowship, mixing and mingling with your fellow volunteers in a relaxed social setting.

RSVP no later than December 6, 2004.

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The Dispatch is the newsletter of the Tom of Finland Foundation.       [e-news #33]
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