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FutureArt 2015 Presented by Bai

  • 1 Oak NYC 453 W 17th St New York, NY, 10011 United States (map)

Photos courtesy of Human, Visual Architect and Creative Director at B.E.A.T. NYC.

Students, Alumni from NYC Public Schools to Perform Alongside World-Renowned Artists at Arts Education Fundraising Event FutureArt 2015 Presented by Bai

[New York, NY. December 30, 2014] Scheduled to take place on Tuesday, January 6th, 2015 from 7-10PM at New York City's renowned 1 OAK, FutureArt 2015 presented by Bai will feature a special live music performance by Brainfeeder recording artist, Taylor McFerrin, and a special panel discussion on arts education featuring James Kim, Executive Director of Bridging Education & Art Together; Brent Rollins, Creative Director at Complex Magazine; Bobby Jones, Vice President at Octagon, Isa Rosenbloom, Director of Partnerships at The Feast, Michael Zussman Of Counsel at Cowan DeBaets Abrahams & Sheppard LLP, and Todd Wahnish, award winning artist, animator, and founder of Critically-acclaimed painter Yoon Hyup is confirmed to debut an exclusive work of art the evening of FutureArt 2015, which will be made available for silent auction to benefit Bridging Education & Art Together.

Artists performing at FutureArt 2015 Presented by Bai include Erica Lee, Jae Kyo Han, Chesney Snow, WHY, Mike Supreme, Adam Matta, and students apart of Bridging Education & Art’s BEAT Rhymers program.

FutureArt 2015 presented by Bai is a special event asking a group of New York City's rising artists to step outside of their comfort zone, by collaborating with fellow artists to create an interactive, emotional work of art, pulling together from unlimited possibilities to express their art including music, dance, spoken word, film, painting, and other forms of fine art. After six weeks of collaboration, artists will present at FutureArt 2015, where a special guest panel of judges, alongside the event's audience, will select one artist to take home the event's grand prize including the FutureArtist 2015 Award, a prize package from the event's sponsors, and a one-year public relations contract with NY-based corporate communications firm Lawrence Blake Group Int'l.

Tickets for FutureArt 2015 will be available for purchase. Tickets start at $25 for general admission per person using the promo code “fforward”, and $100 for reserved seating per person and includes complimentary 1-hour open bar, as well as special recognition during the event. 1 Oak is located at 453 W 17th Street, New York, NY 10011. Doors open at 7PM, and show begins at 8PM, with a special closing reception to follow. To purchase tickets please visit

Special thank you to FutureArt 2015's event partners, including our headline sponsor Bai, as well as supporting sponsors 1 OAK NYC, Skillshare, Uber, Krave Jerky, Host Committee, Flavorpill, FForward, and Blue Apron. FutureArt 2015 is produced as a philanthropic effort by Lawrence Blake Group Int'l.

James Kim, Executive Director of B.E.A.T. NYC, participating artists, as well as student performers from the organization's local school programs are available for live interview and performance.

Contact: Damila Howard, Executive Vice President Public Relations, Lawrence Blake Group Int'l., (571) 882-9125.