Monday, August 17, 2009

M Modern Gallery, August 15th. Palm Springs, California


PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA. August 3, 2009

M Modern Gallery and Type One Clothing, and present a group art exhibition on August 15, 2009 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. to raise both awareness about diabetes, and raise money to fund diabetes research.

M Modern Gallery (www.mmodern.com) of Palm Springs, California will present the group art show, “Pre-existing Condition” on August 15, 2009 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. The show was organized by Zoey Stevens and Dereck Cruz of Type One Clothing (www.typoneclothing.com) as a way to both raise awareness about diabetes, and raise money to fund research for a cure for type 1 diabetes. Proceeds from the show will be gifted to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (www.jdrf.org) All of the artists participating in the group exhibition share a connection to diabetes, either by having the disease themselves or having a friend or relative with diabetes. Most artworks featured in the show have been created specific to the event and express the artist’s perspective of the disease. Participating artists include, Vincent Burkhead, Shepard Fairey, Thomas J. Novy, David Stoupakis, Christina Christos, Anna Impullitti, Anthony Ausgang, Andreina Davila, Alone One, C. De La Luz Medrano, Mark George, Marcos Miguel Sanchez, the Molten Brothers, Ahnna Jade, Marcus Parrish, KRK Ryden, Big Toe, Frank Ippolito, Paul Torres, Tara Parrish, Rony Alwin, Julie Bossinger, Heather Ritts, Dereck Cruz, Gregory P. Rodriguez, Robert Holton, Joshua Ellingson, Ryan Boyle, Sean Brannan and Zoey Stevens. The show plans to travel nationally and thus far has raised $ 5,600. All original art works will be available for purchase as well as limited edition prints. Type One Clothing and Identity Board Shops will also offer limited apparel with proceeds to benefit the JDRF.

M Modern Gallery

Founded in 2003, M Modern Gallery is dedicated to serving its artists, patrons and collectors. M Modern gallery specializes in mid-century modern art, design and objects. The Gallery is located at 2500 North Palm Canyon Drive. Palm Springs, California. 92262.