Photography exhibition featuring work by Peter Lindberg, Markus Klinko & Indrani, Cliff Watts, Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, Nigel Barker, Timothy White and other renowned photographers.
WHO: Adam Bell to present the Smiley Faces Foundation inaugural event on Tuesday, April 27, 2010. The evening will be sponsored by Red Bull, Kiehl’s, TyKu and Todd English’s Juliet with music by DJ Mick Boogie and Locksley.
WHAT: Smiley Faces Foundation is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to support the Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery’s Cleft Lip & Palate Team located at NYU Langone Medical Center. Formed in 2009 by Adam Bell, the Foundation raises awareness as well as funds to assist the Institute in providing proper treatment for all children in need of cleft lip and palate repair throughout the United States. The inaugural Smiley Faces Foundation event will showcase portraits from children’s photo shoots with world-renowned photographers. Through their images of children who have undergone cleft repair at the Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, these creative icons will present their unique interpretations of what a Smiley Face means to them. Tickets to the event are $150 and are available for purchase by visiting http://www.smileyfacesny.com/gala. To participate in the online auction visit charitybuzz.com/smileyfaces. For more information on Smiley Faces Foundation visit http://smileyfacesny.com/.
WHEN: Tuesday, April 27, 2010
6-8pm pre-event reception with children featured in the portraits and their families.
Press check-in 5:45pm, RSVP required.
WHERE: Red Bull Space
40 Thompson Street & Watts Street
Available for select interviews-- "America's Next Top Model" Star Nigel Barker and the Bravo "Double Exposure" stars Markus, Indrani, GK Reid all participating
Founder and Seventeen Exec Editor Adam Bell(previously Vogue/Harpers and Men's Journal Editor)
NYU Top Docs/Families/Kids
For interviews call:
203 434 3548