Visions + Visionaries: A Marriage –
O’Keeffe + Stieglitz

Saturday, June 13, 2015
Crowne Plaza Resort Asheville

The Asheville Art Museum hosted its 2015 benefit gala Visions + Visionaries: A Marriage on June 13, 2015, with a theme inspired by the marriage of two influential artists of the 20th century: Georgia O’Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz.

Photos! Please see our Facebook photo gallery of the evening’s festive events.

This benefit supports the Museum’s innovative programming and exhibitions, and helps bring great art and great experiences to the Western North Carolina region.


Auction Items

Please visit our Auction Item page to learn about the amazing artworks, vacation experiences and more that were up for bid.

If you were unable to attend but wish to make a tax-deductible contribution, please click here. Thank you for your support!


Thank You to Our Sponsors

Santa Fe Sponsors

  • The Midgard Foundation
  • Julia + Jim Peterson

Lake George Sponsors

  • Asheville Citizen-Times
  • Beverly-Grant, Inc.
  • Carolyn + Orville Coward
  • Colgate Darden + Edward Heidel
  • Karen Depew + Steve Keeble
  • Duke Energy
  • Richard Fort
  • Marissa + Darren Green
  • Jill + Joe Lawrence
  • Kim McGuire & Jim Samsel/Rob Pulleyn
  • Kathy + Butch Patrick
  • Marita + Hank Strauss/Mountain Marble
  • Juan Toro-Rico
  • The Van Winkle Law Firm
  • Village Antiques & Interiors
  • Dotti + Kent Smith/Walnut Cove Realty
  • Marianne + Fred Weaver
  • Constance + Miller Williams

Media Sponsors

  • Asheville Citizen-Times
  • The Laurel of Asheville
  • Planet Zeus Media

Thank You to Our In-Kind Donors

  • Dennis Ambrogi
  • Asheville Citizen-Times
  • Alexander & Lehnert Fine Jewelry
  • Appalachian Vintner
  • Asheville Wine Market
  • Bellagio Art to Wear
  • Biltmore Wine Company
  • City Bakery
  • Garth Clark + Mark Del Vecchio
  • Sally Darling
  • Karen Depew + Steve Keeble
  • Shane Fero
  • Festiva Sailing Vacations
  • Fox Pueblo Pottery
  • The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum
  • Jonas Gerard
  • Linda Gritta
  • Henco Reprographics
  • Highland Brewing
  • John + Cater Hipp
  • Michael Hofman
  • Susan Holden
  • Stoney Lamar
  • Landfall Press
  • Jill Lawrence
  • David L’eglise + Kate Millar
  • Bill Lenoci
  • Lexington Avenue Glassworks
  • Mary Meredith
  • Midtown Bistro
  • Pamela Myers
  • The Old Wood Co.
  • Gail + Jim Plotts (and friends)
  • Mark Peiser
  • Julia + Jim Peterson
  • Parker Pfister
  • Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival
  • Charlene Scharf
  • Marita Strauss
  • Susan Rhew Design
  • Table Wine
  • Togar Rugs
  • Victus World Imports
  • Village Antiques & Interiors
  • Paul Weller
  • Kelley + Stephen Wilkinson

Thank You to Our Raffle Donors

  • Asheville Citizen-Times
  • Bellagio Art to Wear
  • City Bakery
  • Sally Darling
  • Jonas Gerard
  • Highland Brewing
  • Lexington Avenue Glassworks
  • Julia + Jim Peterson
  • SRO Coffees, Liz + Ric Goodman
  • Table Wine
  • Village Antiques + Interiors

Thank You to Our Host Committee

  • Zenda Addis
  • Michele Alexander
  • Dennis Ambrogi
  • Arlene Cotler
  • Karen Depew
  • Michael Hofman
  • Jill Lawrence
  • Penelope Lindsay
  • Julia Peterson
  • Charlene Scharf
  • Marita Strauss

Decor

The amazing decor that surrounded guests at the Gala is thanks to local artists Carly Robbins, Parker J Pfister, Kathryn Adams, Josh Copus, John Almaguer; as well as the generous support of Julia and Jim Peterson; Dennis Ambrogi, Michael Hofman, Jill Lawrence, Charlene Scharf and Marita Strauss.

Volunteers/Staff

And a huge thank you to the many volunteers and staff members who made the evening possible!