At P.S. ARTS, we believe that society as a whole benefits when youth are given the tools for creativity and self-expression. The P.S. ARTS heART Award recognizes and celebrates those who model this commitment to the transformative power of the arts and to their central role in the collective good.

We are thrilled to present the 2019 P.S. ARTS heART Award to:

Elizabeth Goldhirsh-Yellin

Art Studios

Aura Portrait Session
with HALO Auragraphic

Capture your natural energy with HALO Auragraphic using vintage analog technology to take a portrait of you and your energy on special film that is no longer made. Each session can accommodate up to two people.

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Book Binding
with BookArtsLA

Create your own hand-bound journal. BookArtsLA will lead you through cover design and book-binding to make a book of your very own, from front to back.

Chocolate Tasting
with ChocoVivo

ChocoVivo makes chocolate from bean-to-bar.  What makes the chocolate special is the way it is processed and the ingredients used.  It’s stone ground and not over-processed. Enjoy ChocoVivo’s finest in this unique chocolate tasting experience.

Fragrance Bar with
The Unincorporated Life

Develop your unique scent with the help of a perfumist who will teach you about different notes and get your nose acquainted with a myriad of smells. Experiment with a variety of oils as you combine the ingredients that will make up your original fragrance.

Improvised Poetry
with Erika Lane Enggren

Bring your wildest thoughts and craziest ideas to this improvised poetry session with Erika Lane Enggren of Poetry.Lane. Erika will treat you to a completely original poem inspired by a subject of your choice.

Tarot Card Readings
with Patrice Kamins

Take a journey of self-discovery with Patrice Kamins as she sits down to help you answer your burning questions, shed light on a complicated situation, or just help you see a path forward in this often mysterious and magical world.

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Textile Dyeing
with Pancakes & Hula

Handcraft your one-of-a-kind statement piece. Pancakes and Hula will lead you through the process of custom designing your own silk scarf or pocket square.

Our Sponsors

Marble Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

Fainche MacCarthy &
Simon Batashvili

Clay Sponsors

Laura Fox & Ben Van de Bunt

Carolyn & Damian Giangiacomo


Canvas Sponsors

Mary Elizabeth Ellis &
Charlie Day

Paper Sponsors

Missy & Cyrus Arman

The Essey Family

Lesley & Michael LaFetra

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Farhana & Brian Pargac

Karen & Thegn Putman

Stephany & James Tosi

Jeffrey Unger & Leyna Weber

Wells Fargo

Event Chair

Carolyn* & Damian Giangiacomo

Event Committee

Jessica & David Anderson
Missy & Cyrus Arman
Michael Blank
Sharyn Church
Kate & Dan Gordon
Fainche MacCarthy &
Simon Batashvili

Heather Morris & Michael Cohen

Ann Norris & Ben Rhodes
Farhana & Brian Pargac
Sarah & Simon Reisert
Hadley Davis Rierson*
Angela Robins
Shari Rosenblum & Marc Botnick
Amanda*& Andy Schuon
Wendy & Matt Sugarman

Theresa de los Santos &
Steve Williams

Hayden Victor & Rob Ellison
Brooksie & Philip Voss
Amy* & Danny Zoller

*P.S. ARTS Trustee
External Affairs Committee Chair

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