Join John Wind, Jerry Wind and Barbara Eberlein for a cocktail reception at the Center City apartment of Suzanne and Norman Cohn.
The evening supports InLiquid Art + Design, who for 19 years has served the Philadelphia arts community by providing critical opportunities for artists to exhibit their work and develop their professional careers. In addition to their longstanding services and programming, 2018 also marks the inaugural year of The InLiquid Gallery.
The evening program will include:
- A special presentation by Jeffrey Mongrain, honoring the late Nicholas Kripal, a renowned ceramics artist and central figure in the creative community in Philadelphia.
- A performance by Ron Stabinsky of Relâche Ensemble.
- An evening of gourmet hors d’oeuvres prepared by chef Cyrus Khambatta, a former Ritz Carlton executive chef
Contributions start at $500 per person* and support InLiquid’s mission and commitment to local artists and providing the public with intimate and engaging opportunities to experience the visual arts.
*InLiquid will provide guests with a letter of appreciation for their charitable tax deduction purposes, at a value of $400 per ticket.
Contact Jeffrey Holder at BoardChair@inliquid.org to RSVP today, formal invitations will follow.
The Cohn’s address will be given once guests have confirmed.
About the presenters
Jeffrey Mongrain, friend and colleague of the late Nicholas Kripal.
Jeffrey Mongrain’s recent solo museum exhibitions include The Museum of Modern Art in the Dominican Republic, The Daum Museum of Contemporary Art (Mid-Career Retrospective that toured 5 American Museums), The San Angelo Museum of Art, The National Museum of Catholic Art in NYC, The Newcastle Art Museum in Australia, and The Museo de Antropologia in Mexico.
Jeffrey has represented the USA in 14 International Biennials including; The Sharjah Biennial in the United Arab Emirates, (Purchase Award), The Museum of Arts and Design in NYC, The Museo d Arte Contemporary, France, The Museum fur Angewandte Kunst in Germany, and The Museo de Arte Contemporary, Italy. He was awarded the Silver Prize from the Korean Biennial.
He has been represented by the John Elder Gallery and The Perimeter Gallery. Jeffrey is a Distinguished Professor and Head of Sculpture at Hunter College in NYC. He had previously taught for 7 years at the Glasgow School of Art in Scotland.
Ron Stabinsky, of the Relâche Ensemble. Mr. Stabinsky recently released his debut album, Free for One, the culmination of more than a decade of evolving his improvised solo language. It received four stars in DownBeat and tied for number one debut of the year in the 2016 NPR Music Jazz Critics Poll. In addition to pursuing his ongoing interest in solo piano improvisation, he enjoys working on music in a stylistically diverse array of situations throughout the United States and Europe with many other musicians and ensembles, including free-improvising saxophonist Jack Wright, lead trumpet legend Dave Stahl, bass trombone virtuoso David Taylor, Arizona desert rockers the Meat Puppets, and NEA Jazz Master David Liebman. Recent festival appearances include Newport Jazz Festival (USA), North Sea Jazz Festival (Netherlands), Moers Festival (Germany), Jazzfestival Saalfelden (Austria), Jazz Festival Willisau (Switzerland), Belgrade Jazz Festival (Serbia), and Jazz Jamboree (Poland).
Ron is currently a regular member of the band Mostly Other People Do the Killing, the Charles Evans Quartet, and various configurations of the Peter Evans Ensemble (Peter Evans Quartet/Quintet/Sextet/Septet). He is the pianist for the Relâche Ensemble, this year celebrating their 40th year of commissioning, improvising, and making new music in Philadelphia.