Once a month in 77 markets across the United States and Australia, RAW: Natural Born Artists organizes hand-selected artist showcases that highlights independent creative that specialize in all creative realms. RAW events features visual artists, fashion, music, hair and makeup artistry, photography, models, and performance artists. RAW’s mission is to provide up-and-coming artists with the necessary tools, resources, and exposure need to inspire and cultivate their creativity. The organization wants artists of all mediums to “be seen, heard, and loved.” By hosting these monthly gatherings in artistic communities such as New York, San Francisco, Austin, Brisbane, and Sydney artists are able to educate others, connect with artists like themselves, and exposes emerging talent in the art world.
The New York RAW: Marvel event is April 11th from 8pm-1pm at M1-5. Remember these events are 21+ and dress to impress in your cocktail party best. Emerging New York artists featured at Marvel includes Maria Luxen (makeup), Melody Joy (music), Alexander Papakonstadinou (photography), Amanda Topchik (performing art), Jewels of Genesis (fashion), and many more. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 cash at the door. A cash bar will be available.
Curious what type of artists are hand-selected by RAW? Check out the featured artists and their profiles, here.
To check out a RAW cocktail and art event in a city near you check out their website.