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Fountain House Gallery Auctions 100 Artworks at Mad About Art Benefit

New York, N.Y.  We have attended and reviewed Mad About Art for years. This November’s event was the best ever – an unqualified success, artistically and financially. Fountain House Gallery artist Issa Ibrahim with his installation, “Krypto in Captivity.” Photo: Leslie Barbaro Photography. What is Mad About Art, you ask? Nothing short of a miracle. A project of Fountain House Gallery, […]

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Mad About Art: Fountain House Gallery’s Big Night Out

New York, N.Y. Mad About Art, Fountain House Gallery’s annual art auction and benefit, recently drew nearly 400 attendees to the venue Metropolitan West. They convened in support of the Gallery, which provides an environment in which artists living with mental illness can pursue their creative visions, exhibit their work, and challenge the stigma that […]

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J. Luce Foundation Announces Bauer Fund on Third Anniversary

New York, N.Y. Three years ago on September 5, 2015, The J. Luce Foundation announced the launch of The Bauer Fund, in honor and memory of Grant Michael Bauer who passed away from an act of suicide in 2014. Grant Bauer was the impetus for the J. Luce Foundation’s Bauer Fund. Photo courtesy of the Bauer Family. […]

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Bauer Fund Highlighted as Suicide Continues to Stalk America

New York, N.Y. My beloved mother committed suicide. My good friend’s son Grant Bauer committed suicide. Celebrities commit suicide. There is an epidemic stalking America that snuffs out lives young and old, rich and poor, famous and not. None of us or our families are completely immune. American celebrity chef, author, and television personality Anthony Bourdain […]

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From Challenge Grants to P.R.: Many Facets of J. Luce Foundation

New York, N.Y.  When my mother passed away in 2001, I was inspired to create Orphans International Worldwide (OIWW) that went on to help vulnerable children in Africa, Asia and the Americas. My father’s death in 2007 provided the impetus to create a foundation embracing arts, education and orphan care with an emphasis on supporting young global […]

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Fountain House Gallery Presents “Small Works: $100 & Under”

New York, N.Y. Fountain House Gallery, located at 702 Ninth Avenue and representing artists living with mental illness, announces the upcoming show “Small Works: $100 & Under.” The exhibition will open with a Reception on October 27, 2016, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., and will remain on view through December 22, 2016. On view: October […]

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Following Son’s Suicide, The Bauer Fund Announces Award Recipients

New York, N.Y. Dr. Bill Bauer, vice president of The J. Luce Foundation, announced today the first recipients of the foundation’s Bauer Fund. “My family is delighted to inform our first three beneficiaries that we are honoring them with grants in honor and memory of our son Grant who passed away from suicide in 2014,” Bill stated. Grant Bauer, son of Dr. […]

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Fountain House Symposium Spotlights Borderline Personality Disorder

New York, N.Y. The Fountain House Symposium and Luncheon, held each spring at The Pierre, is the go-to forum for those of us eager to learn the latest on mental health. This year, the event’s fourteenth, the intriguing topic was “Borderline Personality Disorder: Why It Matters & What You Should Know.” Emcee Consuelo Mack with […]

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