Spring Benefit Celebration

Starts

June 20, 2013

Ends

June 20, 2013

The New York Stem Cell Foundation Research Institute held its 1st Annual Spring Benefit, on Thursday, June 20, 2013, for a night of engaging conversations of art and science followed by a cocktail reception and casual dinner.

The New York Stem Cell Foundation Research Institute convened a panel of engaging scientists and artists to discuss the “creativity overlap” in the worlds of art and science, including the nature of genius in both spheres, the abstract thinking that drives innovative science, and the discipline needed to create art.   Paul Goldberger of Vanity Fair moderated.

The New York Stem Cell Foundation Research Institute held its 1st Annual Spring Benefit, on Thursday, June 20, 2013, for a night of engaging conversations of art and science followed by a cocktail reception and casual dinner.

The New York Stem Cell Foundation Research Institute convened a panel of engaging scientists and artists to discuss the “creativity overlap” in the worlds of art and science, including the nature of genius in both spheres, the abstract thinking that drives innovative science, and the discipline needed to create art.   Paul Goldberger of Vanity Fair moderated.

Moderator:

Paul GoldbergerArchitecture Critic and Contributing Editor, Vanity Fair

Panelists:

Valentina FossatiPhDNYSCF—Helmsley Investigator

Michael Joaquin GreyArtist, Inventor, Educator

Dorothy LichtensteinPresident, The Roy Lichtenstein Foundation

Scott NogglePhDNYSCF Lab Director, Charles Evans Senior Research Fellow for Alzheimer’s disease

Yigal OzeriArtist

Donald SultanArtist

 

And a special thank you to the generous contributions of:

Donald SultanKiki Smith, and Yigal Ozeri for donating art for auction;

Chefs Ivy Stark and her team of Dos Caminos, Matthew Riznyk of Great Performances, Hong Thaimee of Ngam, and Michael Vignola of Strip House for donating their time and expertise to catering the event;

And, Cascun Farm for providing the evening’s chicken, KobrandBodega Chacra, and Salviano for contributing fine wine and spirits, and, Plated for catering and providing guests with a gift.