2016 Benefit Auction Art Donors
2016 Benefit Auction Event
On Wednesday, September 28, 2016 Artz Cure Sarcoma™ Foundation held its second annual benefit auction at New York City’s Corkbuzz with over 200 guests in attendance. In partnership with Paddle8, the event featured over 30 internationally renowed artists such as Bradley Theodore, Alexandre Arrechea, Domingo Zapata, Carlos García de la Nuez, Mimi Stuart, Sergio Sister, The Merger, and many more. Artworks started at $500 (USD) with more renowned pieces valued up to $80,000 (USD).
Luis D. Ortíz, star and reality celebrity of the Emmy Award winning hit show Bravo's Million Dollar Listing New York, a friend of Zulema Arroyo-Farley, served as emcee along with Jillion Porter, US Olympic Team Rugby player, sarcoma survivor.
The 2016 Benefit Auction included, a VIP Meet/Greet the artists reception with Dom Perignon champagne, donated by Dom Perignon, terrific wines and food thanks to all the donors, plus one of a kind food and wine experiences, highlighted by two VIP orchestra tickets and backstage passes to the sold-out Broadway smash, “Hamilton” donated by Lin Manuel Miranda's father, a Maison Dom Perignon private tour in Epernay donated by Dom Perignon (Epernay, France), for up to eight people and a bespoke tour of the cellars at Maison Krug (Reims, France) that included a comprehensive Krug champagne tasting and dinner for (4) at the 3 Michelin star restaurant L’Assiette Champenoise for four people donated by Krug, amongst others.
Paddle8, founded in 2011, is the leading online marketplace for art and luxury collectibles. Combining the taste and trust of a traditional auction house with the efficiency and global reach of online technology, they offer both veteran and novice collectors a seamless experience for discovering, selling, and purchasing works of art.
Paddle8 partners with over 300 nonprofit organizations worldwide to present their benefit auctions to a global community of collectors, helping each organization expand its reach and increase its fundraising results. In May 2016, Paddle8 joined forces with Auctionata, the global livestream auction leader, further strengthening their position as the destination of choice for the 21st century collector. With a combined global community of 800,000, the joint company is one of the top 10 auction houses worldwide, outside of China. To learn more, please visit Paddle8.com.