The Junior Board Auction is an annual fundraiser that brings together art lovers, collectors and artists for an evening of cocktails and a unique silent auction comprised of art, food, music and travel experiences. Past event supporters include Harper’s Bazaar, Uprise Art, Bustle, Uber, Bombay Sapphire, Create Collect and many more. 

All proceeds benefit Free Arts NYC’s mission to empower underserved youth through art and mentoring programs that develop their creativity, confidence, and skills to succeed.

Tickets & Sponsorship




Single Ticket


Tickets for 2

$2,500 Gold Sponsor

Up to 25 tickets

Prominent name and logo on website, evite, signage and printed material

Opportunity for activation and product display at the event

4 Dedicated social media posts

Listing in Annual Report

$1,000 Silver Sponsor

Up to 12 tickets

Name and logo on website, evite, signage and printed material

2 Dedicated social media posts

Listing in Annual Report

For more information, please e-mail [email protected]

2017 Event Photos

Junior Board 2016


Uprise Art is an online art gallery that helps you discover original contemporary artwork by emerging artists for the spaces where you live and work. You can always connect with a personal art advisor, free of charge, who will help you find the perfect artwork. Learn more at www.upriseart.com and @uprisenyc.




Junior Board

Nicole Bouchard
Partner, Brown Rudnick LLP

Ronak Daya

Product Lead, Square

Amanda Slavaggio Fenlon
MA / Visual Artist

Adam Green

Project Manager, Christie’s

Katherine Eckert Grunder

Architect / Interior Designer

Miles Ehan
Fashion Designer, Loft

Michael Lazar

Engagement Manager, Mckinsey & Company

Tara Levy
Founder, TL Projects

Emmy Liss

Chief of Staff, NYC Department of Education

Erica Kane [President]

Co-Founder, Orchard Street Ventures


Nigel Hammond
DealCloud, Client Development Manager

Jonathan Illari

General Counsel of America, PHILLIPS

Lyle Maltz
Director, Kantar Consulting

Julie-Ann Ngo
Membership Director, Spring Place

Andrea Offner
Director of Sales, Bustle

Sarah Rinehart
Interior Designer, Todd Klein Inc

Gretchen Rouillard

Elizabeth Sansone
Vice President, Nuveen

Jesse Schultz
Manager of Social Innovation, Warby Parker

Jeff Thibodeau

Nathaniel Walsh
Vice President, EPS Properties


Free Arts NYC empowers youth through arts and mentoring programs to develop their creativity, confidence, and skills to succeed.

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