e-news #39

 Dedicated to Protecting, Preserving and Promoting Erotic Art 

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 March 17 - 20, 2005 Los Angeles, CA 

LA Leather Coalition presents
LA Leather Weekend 2005

Mr. LA Leather Contest, Events, Parties and
Artist Booths!

The Foundation and artists will attend the Silver Lake StreetFest!

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March 12, 2005 Santa Ana, CA

Design & Decor Gallery

Erotic Illustrations by Michael Kirwan

A one night show by the Foundation's Artist-of-the-Year 2004.
Our previous issue incorrectly posted this as March 13, 2005.

Proceeds from the sales this evening will benefit the Foundation's Artist Fund.

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March 18 - 20, 2005 Los Angeles, CA

Marc Arrañaga Contemporary Art and
Bruno Gmünder present:
"Queer Artists and Their Books"
Exhibition, Book Signing, Reception
and Roundtable Discussion

Featuring the works of
Tom Bianchi, Henning von Berg, Rick Castro,
Glen Hanson, and Kevin King aka Beau.

Special Foundation Benefit on Friday Night, March 18!

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 March 13, 2005 Los Angeles, CA 

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

Models: Mel Janiec
Photo: JayPG

For March: Mel Janiec and Esteban will be posing.
It will be a Big Boy Day — bring a big pad!

Weather permitting, we will be outside.

Each Workshop has its own kind of excitement

Grab your pencils, pens, camera or tablet PC!

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March 19 - April 16, 2005 Minneapolis, MN

The Smitten Kitten presents:
"Sensual Pleasures"
Art by Marc DeBauch

A selection of his latest artwork.

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March 4 - 29, 2005 Los Angeles, CA

Infusion Gallery presents
A Group Show

Several artists including Eban Lehrer

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April 7 - 23, 2005 New York, NY

Art @ Large presents:
Tom of Finland · Etienne · Luger
Exhibition & silent auction.

Silent auction on April 9, 2005.

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March 1 - 31, 2005 On-line

Adonis Art presents:
"Blue Horizons II"
Paintings by Andrew Potter

Exploring the effects of light on classically ideal male figures.

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foundation announcements

Three Events in March 2005 Los Angeles, CA

Call For Volunteers

The Foundation is looking for a few great men and women to help us
with these Los Angeles events:

"Queer Artists and Their Books" on March 18, 2005.
LA Leather Weekend's StreetFest on March 20, 2005.
"Cops 'N' Thugs" Benefit Party on March 26, 2005.

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erotic art in the news

Artist's Work Vandalized Albert Crudo

Paintings Slashed
In New York City Cafe

"The Nature of the Beast" is considered controversial.

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The Dispatch is the newsletter of the Tom of Finland Foundation.       [e-news #39]
P.O. Box 26658, Los Angeles, California 90026

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