12/17/11 • WE ARE ONE – JAPAN BENEFIT @ Camel Art Space


EXHIBITION: December 17th, 10:00am-6:00pm

ART WORKS SALE / RECEPTION: December 17th, 6:00-9:00pm

Location: Camel Art Space
722 Metropolitan Ave., 2nd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11211

In cooperation with:
• Japan Earthquake Relief Fund at Japan Society

• NY Art Beat• SakeOne

• Sapporo U.S.A., Inc.

• UTRECHT Art Supplies, 536 Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11205

•ITO EN Inc.

• Tricana Import

Contact: weareoneatcamel@gmail.com

Press Release:

We’d like to announce the second exhibition of “We Are One”, to assist with the ongoing earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis relief efforts in Japan.

It’s been approximately eight months since the tragedy in northeastern Japan.The Japanese people are still struggling to find peace of mind as they face an on-going nuclear crisis, and many people in the disaster areas still do not have homes.

Some experts say it will take more than 10 years for a full recovery of Japan. We feel strongly that it is necessary to continuously support Japan with a long-term perspective.

The “We Are One- Japan Earthquake and Nuclear Crisis Relief Exhibition” held at the New York Institute of Technology on April 11th, 2011 was a big success. Over 100 artists contributed their time and artworks, and the joint efforts created an unforgettable experience for all artists and volunteers. We were able to raise over $17,000, of which 100% of the proceeds went to the Japan Society Earthquake Relief Fund. Thank you again for making that exhibition a reality.

Camel Art Space and WE ARE ONE’s second benefit exhibition is scheduled for Saturday, December 17th, 2011.

The art work will be sold at an affordable price below $200, to ensure that many works will be bought during this one-day event. The works will be sold on a first come basis, and 100% of the proceeds will go to the Japan Society Earthquake Relief Fund, a reputable fund that works diligently at ensuring all the money goes to the places in Japan where it is needed most.

We sincerely hope you will support the effort and come to WE ARE ONE.

Participation Artists who have generously donated their works:

Gen Aihara, On Megumi Akiyoshi, Noriko Ambe, Asai Kakeru, Andrew Atkinson, Yi Bomee, Carl Auge, Ayako Bando, Jaclyn Brown, Sanae M.Buck, Caroline Burghardt, Ai Campbell, Matthew Crowther, Chris DAcunto, Jacquelyn Dingle, Hilary Doyle, Tiffany Edwards, Esquivel Felix, Sabra Friedman, Ben Finer, Shannon Finnegan, Peter Fox, Brian Friedman, Tomoko Fujiki, Max Fujishima, Ayakoh Furukawa, Carl Gunhouse, Nora Hagert, Kyrnan Harvey, Nona Hatay, Reid Hitt, Kaoru Hironaka, Takashi Horisaki, Shis Chien Huang, Kenneth Hubener, Yojiro Imasaka, Yoko Inoue, Meredith Iszlai, Akihiro Ito, Shigemi Iyota, Sossi Joseph, Aya Kakeda, Kohey Kanno, Liko Kanno, John Kesling, Chiho Kikuchi, Maho Kino, Kenjiro Kitade, Saeri Kitatani, Miwa Koizumi, Yasutaka Kojima, Maria Kondratiev, Yuliya Lanina, Lance Lankford, Kerry Law, Joseph Lawton, Amy Lincoln, Matthew J. Mahler, Akiko Matsuo, Karl Metz, Chris McGee, Hitomi Mochizuki, Jenn Morse, Shinji Murakami, Junpei Murao, Miki Nagano, Atsunobu Nakada, Kenichi Nakajima, Manami Nakano, Ben Needham, Gary Nichols, Maho Nishimura, Yoko Nishiwaki, Yuko Oda, Chie Ogura, Satoshi Okada, O’Shea Tamara, Naoko Sumi, Yuka Otani, Hiroki Otsuka, Rob de Oude, Jesus Polanco, Gerda Postma, Sarah Pringle, Stephanie Prussin, Ellie Pyle, Ward Roberts, Karen Schiff, Kiriko Shirobayashi, Jun Shoji, Ben Sloat, Yoko Sugiura Selden, Hiroshi Sunairi, Mariko Suzuki, Motohiro Takeda, Kyoko Takei, Fumiha Tanaka, Maria Tanikawa, Jeremiah Teipen, Philip Tomaru & Martin Masetto ( Arts and Sciences Projects), Julie Torres, Joan Weber, Johanna Wolfe, Audra Wolowiec, James Woodward, Andrew Zarou and more…..

On Megumi Akiyoshi – Artist
Mariko Tanaka- Independent Curator
Yuko Oda- Visual Artist/Assistant Professor, New York Institute of Technology
Rob de Oude – Artist / Director, Camel Art Space



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