Tag Archives: Leslie Barbaro Photography

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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Fountain House Symposium Sheds Light On Anxiety

New York, N.Y. More than 600 attendees convened at The Pierre on May 6 for the annual Fountain House Symposium and Luncheon, which over the past 16 years has become New York’s premier lay forum addressing issues of serious mental illness. This year’s topic was The Anxiety Epidemic: New Research • New Insights. Elizabeth Vargas […]

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Fountain House Gallery Artists Make Magic at “Mad About Art”

New York, N.Y. Fountain House Gallery’s annual Mad About Art auction and benefit is an eagerly anticipated harbinger of the festive New York holiday season. This year’s­ splendid celebration, recently held at the venue Metropolitan West, attracted more than 400 guests who made merry as they supported the remarkable work of the Gallery, which provides […]

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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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Fountain House Symposium Looks for Answers to Suicide

New York, N.Y. This year’s Fountain House Symposium and Luncheon took on a formidable subject. Titled “Suicide: Looking for Answers,” the event recently drew more than 500 attendees to The Pierre in support of the innovative mental health programs of Fountain House, winner of the Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize. In light of recent reports that suicide […]

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Fountain House Gallery Artists Shine at “Mad About Art”

New York, N.Y.  Fountain House Gallery’s recent Mad About Art event was a smash. This annual art auction and benefit is a perennial favorite on my calendar, and I was delighted to be among the nearly 400 guests who gathered at Metropolitan West to support the Gallery, New York City’s premier venue representing artists living […]

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Fountain House Stands Up to Mental Illness

New York, N.Y. I thought I knew charity events, but I was not prepared for the magnitude of the recent Fountain House symposium and luncheon in the Grand Ballroom of The Pierre that raised over one million dollars for a premier New York City mental health program. I was riveted by the professionals who spoke on ‘The Changing […]

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