YPA Event Tonight!

What are you doing tonight? Need a dose of photo-goodness? Come by the Young Photographers Alliance Benefit Auction tonight and check out some excellent work! If you do stop by, make sure to say hello to us!

2009 YPA Award Ceremony & Benefit Auction

The Young Photographers Alliance invites you to the first annual YPA Award Ceremony and Benefit Auction in New York City. Winners of the 2009 Young Photographers Alliance Awards will be introduced and a silent auction of student and professional work will be held. All profits from the event will help fund the various programs we run.

Tickets cost $85 (in advance or on the door), and include:

- Admission to the award ceremony and silent auction

- Hors d’oeuvres, beer, wine and soft drinks

- Raffle ticket (details of prizes to be announced)

If you have contributed a print to the auction, you get in free! Also, bring a friend for free if you’ve purchased a ticket! For every ticket you buy, you can bring a friend or colleague for free (on your ticket).

When: Tuesday, October 13th, 2009

Time: 7pm to 10pm

Where: Metropolitan Pavilion, 110 West 19th Street, New York, NY 10011

Awards will be presented at 8:00pm by masters of photography Mark SeligerMary Ellen Mark, and Fred Conrad, and industry leaders, Mark Randall from WorldStudio and Lauren Wendle, VP/Publisher PDN.

The Silent Auction includes original signed prints from YPA Scholarship recipients and esteemed photographers, including Jim Brandenburg, Jill Enfield, Henry Horenstein, Stephen Mallon, Arthur Meyerson, Martin Parr, Joyce Tenneson, Pete Turner, Diego Uchitel, and many others.

The event will be an informal, stand-up occasion, with live jazz playing. The auction will close at 9:00pm, allowing auction winners time to pick up and pay for their prints. The raffle will be held at around the same time.

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