Media Advisory: LGBT Elders to Benefit from Art Auction
Seth Ruggles Hiler, artist and editor-in-chief of Mix Media Arts Journal, to unveil eighteen large-scale oil paintings of LGBT older adults; a portion of the proceeds to be donated to the nonprofit SAGE.
WHO: Seth Ruggles Hiler, a high school arts teacher and artist and editor-in-chief of Mix Media Arts Journal, a digital multi-genre arts magazine. Hiler’s work has been exhibited at galleries and institutions nationwide and in Canada, including Syracuse University, Morris Museum and Monmouth Museum of Art. To view samples of Hiler’s work, visit sethruggleshiler.com.
WHERE: The SAGE Center, 305 Seventh Avenue, 15th Floor
WHEN: Friday, November 30, 6-8 pm
CONTACT: For more information about Faces of SAGE: Portrait Series, please contact Sarah Savino, Program Manager of The SAGE Center, at 646.576.8669 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
PRESS RSVPs: If interested in attending Faces of SAGE, please RSVP to Bryan Pacheco at email@example.com or 212-741-2247 ext. 297, by 12pm on Thursday, November 29.
Press will be able to interview the artist, as well as select SAGE constituents. The colorful portraits will provide a compelling backdrop for interviews and photos.
SAGE (Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders) is the country's largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) older adults. Founded in 1978 and headquartered in New York City, SAGE is a national organization that offers supportive services and consumer resources to LGBT older adults and their caregivers, advocates for public policy changes that address the needs of LGBT older people, and provides training for aging providers and LGBT organizations through its National Resource Center on LGBT Aging. With offices in New York City, Washington, DC and Chicago, SAGE coordinates a growing network of 27 local SAGE affiliates in 20 states and the District of Columbia. Learn more at sageusa.org and lgbtagingcenter.org.