2nd Annual Independents Spring Benefit

Wednesday, May 30, 2018
2nd Annual Independents Spring Benefit

Hosted by:
Lauren Kelly
Kristen Becker, Allison Brant, Alix Dana, Allison Derusha, Ebony L. Haynes, Patton Hindle, Jon Huddleson, Julia Lukacher, Candice Madey, Charles Moffet, Sam Moyer, Paula Naughton, Paul Richert-Garcia, Leily Solemani, Dexter Wimberly, Christopher Wise

With special guest: Linda Simpson
Music by: DJ Monkey (aka. Raul de Nieves)

With prizes by: Artspace, Printed Matter, Vanity Projects, Jessica Stockholder, Jose Davila, Eddie Martinez and more!

Sean Kelly Gallery
475 Tenth Avenue, New York, NY

Independents free with RSVP

Purchase event and raffle tickets here or contact Manuela Paz at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) to inquire about joining The Independents.

Last year ICI hosted BINGO NIGHT, ICI’s inaugural Independents’ Spring Benefit hosted by Josie Nash and fellow ICI Independents, Adam Abdalla, Sims Lansing, Matthew Israel, Larry Ossei-Mensah, and Sam Moyer. Artist Martin Kersels led the bingo rounds while guests sipped delicious cocktails provided by VDKA6100, Morris Kitchen and VOSS and went home with limited editioned bingo cards designed by artists Gina Beavers, Melissa Brown, Chris Johanson, and Andrew Kuo

The event took place at Mitchell Innes & Nash in Chelsea with prizes by Metrograph, Elizabeth Jaeger, Judd Foundation, Sofi Brazzeal, Vanity Projects, Radamés “Juni” Figueroa, and more!

May 30, 2018


Independent Curators International (ICI)

Independent Curators International (ICI) produces exhibitions, events, publications, and training opportunities for diverse audiences around the world. A catalyst for independent thinking, ICI connects emerging and established curators, artists, and institutions, to forge international networks and generate new forms of collaboration. Working across disciplines and historical precedents, the organization is a hub that provides access to the people, ideas, and practices that are key to current developments in the field, inspiring fresh ways of seeing and contextualizing contemporary art.

event updates


On Wednesday May 30, 2018 ICI hosted Raffle Night!, the 2nd Annual Independents Spring Benefit at Sean Kelly gallery and organized by Lauren Kelly.  Famed New York drag queen Linda Simpson MC’d the event, artist Raul de Nieves DJ’d and grand prizes were donated by Jose Davila, Jessica Stockholder and Eddie Martinez.

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