Gala

The Gordon Parks Foundation 10th Anniversary Awards Dinner and Auction

Celebrating the Arts

May 24, 2016

Swizz Beatz and Janelle Monáe 

Bryan Stevenson

LaToya Ruby Fraizer

Louis Mendes

Thomas P. Campbell

Hugh Hildesley

Hugh Hildesley 

Mario Sprouse and scholarship recipients.

Usher Raymond IV

Maxwell Osborne and Dao-Yi Chow

Judy Glickman Lauder and Leonard A. Lauder 

Peter W. Kunhardt Jr., Sarah Arison, Swizz Beatz, Kathleen Cleaver, and Usher Raymond IV

Peter W. Kunhardt, Jr., Kathleen Cleaver, and Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. 

Elizabeth Alexander

2016 Scholarship recipients.

 Janelle Monáe 

Chanel Iman 

Constance Jablonski, Martha Hunt, and Jacquelyn Jablonski 

Ajani Russell, Candice Fatima, and Zoe Cross 

Ajak Deng and Tony Shafrazi

Alexander Soros

Betty Neal Crutcher, Ronald Crutcher, Mario Sprouse, and Vanessa Shaw

Swizz Beatz and Jon Batiste 

Lewis Hart, Rosa Lim, and Carlos de Mello

Souf Driss and Gordon Parks III  

Lauren Layne and Stephen Orso 

Danny Alotta, Matt Ting, and Dao-Yi Chow 

Judd Grossman and Peter Beard

Lana Zakocela and Naeem Delbridge

Louis Mendes, Charnika Webster, and James Morrs

Alexander Soros and Maxwell Osborne

Janelle Monáe

Swizz Beatz and Usher Raymond IV 

Elizabeth Alexander 

Kathleen Neal Cleaver, Peter Kunhardt Jr., Sarah Arison, Gene Young

Alana Kruger, Jared Kruger

Constance Jablonski

Barbara Marting and Hassan Cathiraja 

Ajak Deng

Satchel Parks Harding, Leslie Parks, and Radcliffe Bailey 

Janelle Monáe 

Leslie Parks, Gene Young, and Diana Revson

LaToya Ruby Frazier, Leslie Parks, and Gene Young

Scholarship recipients, Zuri Jordan, Giancarlo Montes-Santangelo, and Siara Ramos

Martha Hunt

Resk 'Que and Stanley Bogan

Eddie Barbash and Jon Batiste

Victor Cruz

Leonard A. Lauder, Judy Glickman Lauder, and Peter W. Kunhardt, Jr.

Natalia Piro and Lana Dakocela 

Gayle King and Sheila Nevins 

Alaman Diadhiou, Amanda Gorman, and Michelle Ang

Maxwell Osborne

Maria Wirries

Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Mykal Monroe, Janelle Monae, Gayle King

Mario Sprouse and scholarship recipients

Rufus Wainwright and Kick Kennedy

Latham Thomas, Sarah Jones, Abigail DeVille, and LaToya Ruby Frazier

Hugh Hildesley

Gayle King

Desiree Chow, Dao-Yi Chow

Chanel Iman

Victoria Leeds, Diana Mellon, Zara Beard, Dominique Grelsamer 

Prabal Gurung, Dao-Yi Chow, Leslie Parks, and Swizz Beatz 

The Gordon Parks Foundation 10th Anniversary Awards Dinner and Auction was held on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at Cipriani 42nd Street. Event co-chairs were Nejma and Peter Beard, Alicia Keys and Kasseem "Swizz Beatz" Dean, Karl Lagerfeld, Usher IV and Grace Raymond, and Alexander Soros. We honored Maxwell Osborne and Dao-Yi Chow, LaToya Ruby Frazier, Janelle Monáe, and Bryan Stevenson. Leonard Lauder and Judy Glickman Lauder were presented with the Patron of the Arts Award.