See you tomorrow at English Kills for this year's annual benefit!! 



Where: English Kills, 114 Forrest Street, in Bushwick Brooklyn

When: Tuesday, May 21st from 7-9pm

Tickets purchased after May 18th – $250

VIP Ticket: Advanced viewing (5:30- 7:00) (w/ raffle ticket) - $350 


Eventbrite - 2012 WAGMAG Benefit

BENEFIT EVENING: Tuesday May 21st, from 7-9pm at English Kills (
114 Forrest Street)
Bushwick, Brooklyn, with Reception and Raffle of work

Admission is $20 (for non-ticket holders); tickets for the artwork drawing are $200 until May 18th, after which they will be $250.


Featuring Artworks by:

Amanda Alic, Miya Ando, Liz Artanian, Julia Whitney Barnes, Tom Broadbent, Debbie Brown, Tom Burtonwood, Ken Butler, Ana Busto, Eric Timothy Carlson, Jenny Carpender, Charlotte, Ethan Crenson, Peggy Cyphers, Coco Dolle, Alasdair Duncan, Robert Egert, Debra Drexler, Matthew Deleget, Jennifer Delilah, Hubert Dobler, Lital Dotan and Eyal Perry, DVR (David Victor Rose), Patricia Fabricant, Peter Feigenbaum, Peter Fox, Nyssa Frank, Mayuko Fujino, Linda Ganjian, Katya Grokhovsky, Randall Harris, William Hartland, Eric Heist, Daniel Patrick Helmstetter, Amy Hill, Jen Hitchings, Sean Hemmerle, Ed Herman, Cody Healey-Conelly, Marysia Gacek, John Holt, Kim Holleman, Richard Humann, Mary Judge, Nick Kline, Katherine Koos, David  Kramer, Jesse Lambert, Scott Lawrence, Brian Leo, James Leonard, Lisa Levy, Stephen Maine, Stephen Mallon, Eliot Markell, Karen Marston, Tara  McPherson, Loren Munk, Ivivia Olenick, Rob de Oude, Melodie Provenzano, Ross Racine, Ron Richter, Philip Riley, Emily Roz, Carol Salmanson, Henry G. Sanchez, Ann Scoville, David Shapiro, Sophia Sobers, George Spencer, Savannah Spirit, Philp Stearns, Rodger Stephens, Miho Suzuki, Noriko Tatsumi, Lourene Taurerewa, Rich Timperio, Patrick Todd, Julie Torres, Mario Trejo , Jeanne Tremel, Joanne Ungar, Rosa Valado, Kathleen Vance, Cibele Viere, Don Voisine, Robert Walden, Larry Walczak, Nancy Wechter, Emily Weiskopf, Alun Williams, Daniel Zeller, and more…

wagmagmcs2013This Years Benefit Hosts: Daniel Aycock, Ken Butler, Ethan Crenson, Lisa Levy and Jill McDermid

WAGMAG Celebrates 12 Years!!

Please help support our mission to promote the arts in Brooklyn. WAGMAG, Brooklyn Art Guide is a 501c (3) nonprofit, and the only Brooklyn art guide that chronicles the art activities of art venues in Brooklyn, on a monthly basis, in print and online.

This is a great event for art lovers in the area, with approximately 100 pieces of artwork generously donated by local galleries and artists for the raffle during the event evening, Tuesday, May 21th, 2012 from 7-9pm. The resulting exhibition will not only generate much needed funding for WAGMAG but also reflect the spirit and personality of the Brooklyn art community. It will be held atEnglish Kills, 114 Forrest Street in Bushwick, Brooklyn. There will be a festive atmosphere with food, drinks, and a wonderful selection of artworks from prominent artists in Brooklyn.

Each raffle ticket guarantees an artwork. Artwork will be selected on the benefit evening by a raffle-style drawing, which determines the order in which ticketholders make their selection.

Tickets for the artwork raffle are available for $200 up until May 18th, after which tickets will be available for $250 each. Any remaining tickets for the artwork raffle will be $250 on the event evening, as availability permits. Each ticket guarantees a work of art. There will be an entrance fee for admission to the benefit event of $20 for non-ticket holders.

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Pernod Absinthe, a long time supporter of the arts, will be providing specialty cocktails throughout the WAGMAG Benefit. During the Benefit's VIP opening, the Death in the Afternoon, a cocktail invented and made famous by Ernest Hemingway, will be served.The Benefit evening that follows will feature dueling punches, inspired by North and South Brooklyn respectively, created by husband and wife cocktail team, Jeremy Oertel (Donna, Mayahuel) and Natasha David (Donna, Maison Premiere).

Brooklyn Oenology Winery will be presenting a samling of their great local wines featuring Brooklyn Artist's on the labels.  Try BOE's newest releases including: Social Club White, Shin Dig and Motley Cru throughout the evening!

VIP preview tickets are availble for $350, these limited tickets grant early access from 5:30-7:00pm and include a ticket for the artwork raffle (7-9pm).  Specialty cocktails will be served during this portion of the evening, proxies are available to be assigned to help make artwork selections and will act as stand ins during the raffle in the case that VIP guests are unable to attend the artwork drawing.  VIP ticket holders will also receive a special WAGMAG SWAG BAG, limited edition, screenprinted cloth tote filled with goodies, including: speciality Pernod Absinthe chocolates created by nunu, framing certificates from Shadowbox Frames, samples of skinnyskinny's products, Fiberink Studio services, Fuego 718 certificates, and much more!

All proceeds will go towards the operation and production of WAGMAG, Brooklyn Art Guide.

Many Thanks to English Kills for hosting this year’s event.

Benefit Committee:

Amanda Alic, Daniel Aycock, Don Carroll, Chris Harding, Ethan Crenson, Hillary Daniel, Coco Dolle, Alicia Ehni, Enrico Gomez, Nasa Hadizedeh, Stephen Harrington, Randall Harris, Mandy Kalajian, David Kesting, Lisa Kim, Lisa Levy, Karen Marston, Jill McDermid, Ethan Petit, Ellen Rand, Henry Sanchez, Ginger Shulick Porcella, Kathleen Vance, Susie Watkins, Monika Wuhrer

Special Thanks to:
AG Gallery, Art 101, The Art Pop Up Shop, Associated Projects, Big Deal Arts Advisory, BRIC Rotunda Gallery, The Boiler, Bunnycutlet, C.C.C.P. North Light , Cotton Candy Machine, David Kesting Presents, Devotion Gallery, Fountain Art Fair, Figureworks, Five Myles, Front Room Gallery, Glasshouse, Harbor, The Living Gallery, Luhring Augustine, Minus Space, Momenta Art, NURTUREarts, Open Source, Parallel Arts, Recession Art, Robert Henry Contempory, Schema Projects, Sideshow, Skink Ink Editions, Storefront Bushwick, Theodore: Art, Ventana244