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Fuse Gallery
93 2nd Avenue, (between 5th & 6th Streets), 212-777-7988
East Village / Lower East Side
February 18 - March 18, 2009
Reception: Wednesday, February 18, 7 - 10 PM
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Group Show curated by Aliya Naumoff

New York curator and photographer Aliya Naumoff has brought together a group of artists working in a range of disciplines from photography to sculpture with one common bond ­ a love of animals. Twenty-100% of the proceeds will go to benefit the ASPCA to help treat and care for animals in need.

Participating artists:

Andy Kehoe, Ricky Powell, Dennis Mcnett, Nick Zinner, Kenzo Minami, Danielle Levitt, Tim Barber, Adam Wallacavage, Jeaneen Lund, Gordon Hull, AJ Fosik, Kenneth Cappello, Spike Jonze, Meryl Smith, Kristen Schaal, Hisham Bharoocha, Benjamin Bertocci, Ryan McGinley, and Karen O

Aliya Naumoff was raised working in her mother’s art gallery in Pittsburgh with artists such as Donald Warhola (Warhol’s nephew). This experience led her to pursue photography at The University of The Arts in Philadelphia where she won major awards, including the Epson/Mamiya Award. Aliya moved to New York to work as a lighting and camera assistant for David LaChapelle.

Her personal photography has been published in a book entitled “Overkill”, with an opening held in New York at The New Museum. She has shot for clients such as Index, Rolling Stone, Interview, Fader, I-D, Levi’s, and more. Aliya has now turned her passion for photography and art to curating shows at The Toronto Film Festival, Sundance Film Festival, A boutique gallery in Tokyo, and a large ³Dark Carnival-themed² show at NYC¹s Puck Building for GenArt. She currently lives in New York with Kira, the little black dog with a spinehawk.
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