20th Anniversary Gala Celebration: April 20, 2012

  • Become a Sponsor or purchase your Gala Event tickets HERE
  • View images of some or our donations HERE

This year is WMG’s 20th Anniversary, and we’ll be holding our fabulous Gala on Friday, April 20 at Salvage One, a great venue not far from Woman Made Gallery, at 1840 W. Hubbard with plenty of street parking around.

Woman Made Gallery will honor its Co-Founder and Executive Director, Beate Minkovski who has guided the organization and its programs since 1992. Through 2011 more than 7000 women have shown their work in 312 exhibitions.

The auction will feature paintings, photographs, pottery, sculpture, jewelry, gift certificates to theaters, restaurants, and various services. and much more. Contributors include Alioto’s Gift Shop, Ananas, Mary Ann Anthony, Marty Bash, Ellen Wade Beals, Jennifer Bisbing, Black Ensemble Theater, Janet Bloch, Cara Boldarini and the Starbucks Team, Pamela Callahan, Sarah Chapman, Chicago Massage Works, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Stephanie Colunga, Diane Cooper, Nina Corwin, Tami Dollase, Shannon Downey, Shari Filoni, Julia Nash from Fly Bird/Yellow House, Tammi Franke, Joan Friedberger, Fuga Salon, Shelley Gilchrist, Audrey Godwin, Jon Goldsmith, Marcia Grubb, Sarah Hahne, Cam Harper, Andrea Harris, Sarah Hauser, Julie Herwitt, Linda Hillman, Dorothy Hughes, Ursula Kammer-Fox, Mary Keefe, Adele Kiel, Melissa Kolbusz, Gini Kondziolka, Littlerock Construction, Sarah Levin, Tara Mallen, Baila Miller, Beate Minkovski, Dianna Mooses, Careful Peach Boutique, Anita Nagler, Nora’s Shoe Shop, Mary O’Connell, Carmen M. Perez, Clara Pichardo, Julie Pitzen, Poetry Foundation, Karen Rechtschaffen, Marah Rohovit, Larissa Rolley, Kathy Blankley Roman, Beth Shadur, Shedd Aquarium, Kristi Sloniger, Janet Snow-Godfrey, Soulistic Studio and Spa, Spacca Napoli, Amy Stoeffler, Sharon Swidler, Ginny Sykes and Jonathan Goldsmith, Takara, Keith J. Taylor, Maria Testaguzza, Cindy Trim, Sharon Uselman, Erin Waser, Lari Washburn, Sandra Washburn, Alex Waterloo, Kathleen Waterloo, Marcia Winograd, and Carla Winterbottom.

Our Gala Committee is made up of Honorary Chairs Margo Jeanchild, Ann Regan, and Amy Stoeffler. Under the guidance of Co-Chairs Beate Minkovskil and Kathleen Waterloo, and with the help of Committee members Mary Ann Anthony, Caroline Brown, Erica Lacy, Kunoor Ojha, Ruby Thorkelson, Becca Waterloo, Carla Winterbottom, and the entire WMG Board, we will rely again on many individuals to make this a successful fundraising event. Contact us at gallery@womanmade.org or 312-738-0400 if you wish to get involved in any way, be a host or sponsor, purchase admission tickets ($65), buy raffle tickets, give a monetary donation, a gift certificate or other silent auction item, and/or volunteer for the event. This is a great opportunity to support Woman Made Gallery’s programs, which have helped thousands of women artists to exhibit their work.

Become a Sponsor or purchase your Gala Event tickets HERE

  • Collector Circle – $2500 – ten admission tickets
  • Art Angel – $1000 – six admission tickets
  • Visionary – $500 – four admission tickets
  • Patron – $250 – two admission tickets
  • Friend – $100 – one admission ticket

Thanks to sponsorships by the following Contributors: Margo Jeanchild, Gensler, Mary Keefe + Bob Scales, Suzanne Massey, Amy Stoeffler + Ralph Lauterbach, David B Sykes Family Foundation, Marty and Jim Bash, Shannon Downey, Bobbi + Steve Meier, Valentin Penchev Mihov, Kathleen and Dan Waterloo, Roberta Reb Allen, Kathy Bergold, Elaine Collina, Cairy Brown, Patricia Callahan, Vicki Curtis + Bill Siavelis, Andrea + Dick Ginsburg, Linda + John Hillman, Susan + Charles Ifergan, Sandra + Michael Perlow, Ann Regan, Wilma Stevens, Andrea Bempong, Janet Bloch, Rebecca Carlins, Kathy Deane, Kathy Greenholdt, Pearl Hirshfield, Anita Jenke, Janet Schumacher, Lorna Shepard, Sharon Uselman, Ted Wolff, Charles Yager.

We are grateful for the contributions made by: Andrea Herrera and Amazing Edibles, Barbara Aubin, Kim and Carlo Basile, Jennifer Bisbing, Morgan Mills Blank, Cabot Creamery, Jo-Anne Cairo, Lynn Fesenmyer, Goose Island Beer Co., Heywood Hoffman, Sandra Holubow, Holy Cow Sports, Inc., Jazzifiers, Paul Kolenda, Newton Manufacturing Company, PD Packard, Eugene Tashjian and Color Image, Laura Tipre, Karin Kuzniar Tweedie, Sharon Uselman, and Deborah Weber. A very special thanks to Becca Waterloo who did an amazing job with our Gala program booklet!

We hope that you will join us on Friday, April 20th, 2011, from 6:00 to 9:30 pm, for a spirited and fun-filled evening.

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