Join us for the 10th annual Art for Tibet benefit auction and exhibition!
This year’s event will be held at the NowHere gallery located at 40 Wooster Street in NYC on November 3rd, and our online auction will launch on October 19th.
World-renowned artist and activist Ai Weiwei will join this year’s exhibit for the first time and serve on the event’s Honorary Committee, alongside returning members Shepard Fairey, NYC hip-hop artist & Beastie Boys collaborator Cey Adams, and Tibetan director Yangzom Brauen. All proceeds from the sales will benefit Students for a Free Tibet’s critical work in support of the Tibetan freedom movement.
You can pre-register for the auction here:
Participating artists for this year’s event include:
Ai WeiWei, Shepard Fairey, Pema Rinzin, Swoon, Lady Aiko, Cey Adams, Maya Hayuk, Tsherin Sherpa, Judith Eisler, Curtis Kulig, Boy Kong, Al Diaz, Tim Okamura, Jon Burgerman and Renate Alle.
A full list of participating artists can be found here:
Art for Tibet’s online auction commences on October 19th in partnership with BidSquare and will close at the live event at NowHere Gallery on November 3rd, which will include a drinks reception and a performance by contemporary Tibetan performing artist Yesh.
Founded in 2009, Art for Tibet raises critical funds for Students for a Free Tibet, a grassroots network of youth and activists campaigning for Tibetans’ fundamental right to political freedom and justice. Through education, grassroots organizing, and direct action, SFT empowers youth as leaders in the worldwide movement for social and climate justice. Art for Tibet is SFT’s most important annual fundraiser, which enables the organization to continue its fight for the Tibetan people’s fundamental human rights and freedom.