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Design Fair 2011 Learn. Shop. Connect. Lawndale.
Lawndale Art Center

March, 2011

AugustInviteFront 4912 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002 | 713.528.5858 Lawndale Art Center Newsletter Monday, March 14, 2011 In This Issue Design Fair 2011 Design Fair Events Dealers & Designers Sponsor Design Fair DESIGN FAIR Preview Party tickets on sale now! preview party Click here for details and to pre-purchase tickets! Find us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Visit the Exhibitions on Flickr! Dod retablo Visit our flickr pages for images of current and past exhibitions! Support Lawndale Lawndale Art Center is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and relies on individual donations and memberships, along with government and foundation grants to support annual exhibitions and programming. Donate More Ways to Support Lawndale A percentage of your purchases at both Kroger's and Randall's grocery stores can be designated to go to Lawndale. If you are a Kroger shopper, download the Kroger Neighbor to Neighbor Program letter and bring it with you on your next shopping trip. Randall's shoppers, link your Randall's Card to #11622. Design Fair 2011 March 30 - April 3, 2011 Design Fair 2011 features vintage modern objects of the 20th century as well as cutting edge contemporary design. The best in design for furniture, glass, ceramics, lighting, books, metalwork and fashion will be for sale to collectors and enthusiasts alike. An exciting feature in 2011 is the expanded The Texas Co-Op, curated by UH Art Collection Curator and artist, Michael Guidry who brings his unique perspective to Texas design. The Co-Op is an excellent way to experience, learn and collect the newest Texas design. Honorary Chair: Internationally recognized and award winning interior architect, Lauren Rottet, FAIA, IIDA Chairs: Eleanor L. Williams, Adam Gibson and Vernon Caldera Curator: Michael Guidry Design Fair Events Free Lecture Wednesday, March 30, 2011 - 6:30PM at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Brown Auditorium James Zemaitis - Inspiring Design: 20th and 21st Century Design Masterworks, Rarities and Oddities, from Tiffany Studio to Studio Job When it comes to the auction market for design, not all masterworks are created equal. Why is one Noguchi stool worth $100,000 and another Saarinen stool worth $10? Join Sotheby's James Zemaitis as he discusses issues of provenance, rarity and the fluctuations of the market using case studies ranging from American mid-century modern to the evolving contemporary design market. Free lecture presented in partnership with The MFAH Design Council at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Please R.S.V.P. at askus@lawndaleartcenter.org or 713-528-5858. .................................................................................... Preview Party Friday, April 1, 2011 - 6 - 9PM Preview Party Chairs: Saba Jawda and Sarah Jawda Admission: $60 per person for Lawndale members $75 for non-members (includes admission throughout weekend) Attire: Contemporary Cocktail Featuring: DJ MIKE C and Smith Opticians' Photobooth Shop early for the best modern and contemporary design at Lawndale Art Center. Sip on cool libations and nibble on tasty treats amongst the finest selection of furniture, glass, ceramics, lighting, books, metalwork and fashion. You won't want to miss this chance to pickup your next treasure. Purchase your Design Fair Preview Party tickets today (members please call 713-528-5858 for discounted rate) HOST COMMITTEE Catherine Anspon Narguess Arjomand Adriana Banks Kristy Junco Bradshaw Randall Davis Courtnay Elias Nick Espinosa Alton LaDay Apama Mackey Federico Bauder Mantellini Carlos Meltzer Paula Murphy Samira Salman Claudia Solis Annina Stefanneli Laura Umansky .................................................................................... Fair Days Saturday & Sunday, April 2 & 3, 2011 - 10AM - 5PM General Admission : $5 Shop among a special selection of vintage modern objects of the 20th century, as well as cutting edge contemporary design. Specialist dealers will offer furniture, glass, ceramics, lighting, books, metalwork and fashion for sale to collectors and enthusiasts alike. .................................................................................... Special Exhibition April 1 - 3 Lawndale is proud to present the work of University of Houston's Industrial Design Program during Design Fair 2011. Two featured designs will be on display by the students. RAW Collective and esq design group will showcase their inventive and multifunctional seating designs. Designers & Dealers Dealers & Designers Dealers interested in participating in this year's market, please email or call 713.528.5858. Names as of March 14, 2011 PARTICIPATING DEALERS Arena Design Beatniks Carol Piper Rugs CrOp by David Peck Coronation Vintage Don Browne Exquisite Corpse, Booksellers Michael Wilson Morgan Elizabeth Designs Peter Glassford Smith Opticians Sunset Settings / Carolyn Brewer wacdesignstudio TEXAS CO-OP DESIGNERS David Tsai Gertrude Barnstone Jawda and Jawda Inc. Left Brain Right Brain Design/ Vernon Caldera The Local Paper Myan Duong plodes studio/John Paul & Roya Plauché Robertson Design Sponsor Design Fair 2011 Design Fair has become a favorite event and one of Lawndale's most important annual fundraisers. Funds raised for this event help underwrite the cost of Lawndale's free public programs. These include exhibitions throughout the year, educational outreach and the Lawndale Artist Studio Program. To find out more about making a donation to this year's event, please download our Donor Packet or contact us at 713.528.5858 or by email at askus@lawndaleartcenter.org. Sponsors (names as of March 14, 2011): ICON Bruce Eames David R. Graham / Felvis Scott R. Sparvero INDUSTRIALIST Ann Harithas Martha Gurwit & Dave Snyder CLASSIC Jeareann Chaney H. Irving Schweppe Jr. M.D. Smith Opticians PDR MODERNIST Bill & Romayne Cox Minnette & Peter Boesel Natalie Davis George and Mary Hawkins G Gallery M. Ford & Associates, Inc Gundi McCandless Heather Brown & Hank Segelke ph Design Shop Supreme Value Eleanor L. Williams Katherine and Mark Yzaguirre DESIGN CIRCLE Cindi Strauss and Chris Ballou Michelle & Brandon Blossman Nancy Illback Cook Michael Dale Rob Greenstein Kerry Inman MKG Art Management, LLC Kathleen McAlpine H. Russell Pitman Annina Stefanelli Mary Ross Taylor Cynthia Toles Laura & Michael Umansky Jayme Cox & Freddy Warner IN KIND Catering by Culinaire CultureMap The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Selven O'Keef Jarmon PaperCity Magazine Rottet Studio Saint Arnold Brewing Company Smilebooth

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