Auctioned Art for Smiles And Raised Over $100k
(New York, NY — June 26, 2013) Dr. Lee Gause, Swizz Beatz, Grady Spivey III, Rohan Marley, Angela Simmons, Delano Brown, Robert Peterson, Chi Modu, Jay Morrison, Brittany Smooch and Emily B were just a few celebrities, artist, philanthropist, and media moguls in attendance last night for the Smile Auction presented by Smile Design Gallery, Moet & Chandon Champagne, Paddle 8, Grady Spivey III, Provocateur and HotMop Films. The private auction was held at the alluring and seductive Provocateur in NYC.
Gabriel Botu from Paddle 8 hosted the live auction. The auction included art work from Swizz Beatz, Chi Modu, UR New York, Robert Peterson, Angelo Romano and many others. Dr. Lee Gause raised over $100,000 for the children of Camden, New Jersey. The amount raised will provide dental work for the entire Urban Promise school. Swizz Beatz, Porsche “Muhammad Ali” Hood sold for $25,000. Basquiat by Darius Quarles was sold for $25,000. Dr. Lee uses the sale of art to provide free dentistry for people who don’t have dentist insurance. “I could not be more happy that the social enterprise that we created works better than we expected. So often in healthcare, changing an already system just makes things worse. People love buying amazing art, and we love providing Free Care for people that need it” said Dr. Lee.
Smile Design Gallery and Dr. Lee Gause would like to thank the following for their support of the Smile * Auction: Moet & Chandon Champagne Paddle 8 , Gabriel Butu and Marissa Pieera from Phillips de Pury, and Provocateur.
Special Thanks to all our attendees and media outlets.
Dr. Lee Gause, Swizz Beatz, Grady Spivey III, Rohan Marley, Angela Simmons, Delano Brown, Robert Peterson, Chi Modu, Jay Morrison, Brittany Smooch, Emily B, Alisha Crutchfield, Paddle 8, Provocateur, MTV, MTV ACT, MTV India, Getty Images, Wired Images, Huffingtonpost, Black Enterprise, Source Magazine, KarenCivil.com, SimplyDapper.com, Bloomberg TV, Fuse TV, XXL,
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ABOUT SMILE DESIGN GALLERY
Smile Design Gallery is a social enterprise that provides free dental care to people in need by employing the sales of art to provide free dentistry for children and communities who otherwise could not afford it. With a wealth of celebrity support from the likes of Swizz Beatz, Kris Humphries, Angela Simmons and more, Smile Design Gallery has grown exponentially over the last year. Supporting The Bowery Mission, Urban Promise and, Smile Design Gallery has provided free dentistry for over 400 people in 1 year’s time.
To learn more about Smile Design Gallery, please visit http://www.smiledesigngallery.