A Very Scintillating Evening: Marilyn Minter VIP Bash

A Very Scintillating Evening: Marilyn Minter VIP Bash

04.19

What: A private gathering toasting artist Marilyn Minter and her just opened retrospective at Contemporary Arts Museum Houston. Where: Lucinda and Javier Loya‘s glamorous abode. Who: Woman of the evening Marilyn Minter; celebrants CAMH director Bill Arning and museum board chair Bill Goldberg; Adam Lerner, director of Denver Museum of Contemporary Art (exhibition co-organizer); collectors Barbara and Michael Gamson; gallerist Barbara Read

This Is It: University of Houston School of Art Party

04.08

What: This is It: cocktail party benefitting graduate art scholarships for University of Houston School of Art. Where: UH Fine Arts Building Courtyard and The Blaffer Art Museum. Who: Chairs Annie and Campbell Eifler and Sydney and Robert Eifler; School of Art director Rex Koontz; president of the Joan Hohlt and J. Roger Wich Foundation Paul Brockman; underwriters Read

This Is It: University of Houston School of Art Party
Dee Ocleppo and Tommy Hilfiger Private Dinner at Saks Fifth Avenue

Dee Ocleppo and Tommy Hilfiger Private Dinner at Saks Fifth Avenue

04.21

What: An intimate dinner and Dee Ocleppo trunk show. Where: Saks Fifth Avenue, in the Galleria. Who: Handbag designer Dee Ocleppo Hilfiger and husband/fashion icon Tommy Hilfiger; Saks GM Bobby Dees and wife Wezy; Saks’ Sylvia Forsythe; customers Anne Carl, Laura Bhatia, Sissy Roberts, Terry Chalmers, Robin Wombwell, and Martha Adger. PC Moment: The gracious designer duo Dee Read

Marilyn Minter Opening Night at CAMH

04.18

What: Opening Night for “Marilyn Minter — Pretty/Dirty” Retrospective. Where: Contemporary Arts Museum Houston. Who: Artist Marilyn Minter; exhibition co-curator the CAMH’s Bill Arning; Nina and Michael Zilkha with pal GQ‘s The Style Guy Glenn O’Brien; R.E.M.‘s Michael Stipe; Houston troubadour Zahira Gutierrez of the Wild Moccasins; gallerists Barbara Davis, Zoya Tommy and Josh Pazda; and future CAMH headliner artist Mark Flood. Read

Marilyn Minter Opening Night at CAMH
Stephen Dweck Glitters at Neiman Marcus for Recipe for Success

Stephen Dweck Glitters at Neiman Marcus for Recipe for Success

03.31

What: Dress for Dinner with Stephen Dweck, benefitting Recipe For Success. Where: Neiman Marcus at The Galleria. Who: Chairs Leisa Holland Nelson and Laura Max Nelson; jewelry designer Stephen Dweck in from NY; NM’s GM Bob Devlin; Recipe for Success founder Gracie Cavnar with husband Bob; sparkling socials Beth Wolff, Caroline Bean, Carrie Colbert, Karina Barbieri and Neil Hamil. PC Moment: Read

HSPVA Hosts Mark Seliger for ‘Excellent’ Luncheon

02.24

What: The High School for the Performing and Visual Arts ninth annual Encore for Excellence Luncheon. Where: River Oaks Country Club. Who: Chairs Gina Fish and George Lancaster; honoree/author/photographer/distinguished alum Mark Seliger; Cheryl and Bob Boblitt, June Christensen, Dean Gladden, Jim Nelson, Barry Mandel, and Minnette and Peter Boesel. PC Moment: Seliger, world-famous for his iconic Read

HSPVA Hosts Mark Seliger for ‘Excellent’ Luncheon