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September 2019- Houston

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34 Illuminated EVENING PAINTING THE TOWN: C hapel ambassadress and honorary chair Lynn Wyatt (stunning in tangerine Tory Burch) with son Steve Wyatt and Joyce Echols; Harris County Commissioner Rodney Ellis; Pace Gallery founder Arne Glimcher with wife Milly; Dorn's family, including parents Lisa and John Dorn; Kate Dorn; Peyton Gardner; Timothy Morton; Ballroom Marfa co-founder Virginia Lebermann and chef/husband Rocky Barnette, in from Marfa; Nancy Abendshein; Judy and Charles Tate; Markley Crosswell; gallerist Laura Rathe; Tom Puls; Leigh and Reggie Smith; BeDesign's Adrián Dueñas and Marcelo Saenz; Rice University Turrell skyspace patroness Suzanne Deal Booth, in from Austin, with LeMel Humes; artists Angelbert Metoyer, McKay Otto, Margo Sawyer, Cruz Ortiz, and Kristen Cliburn; Lisa and John Oren; Moody Center for the Arts' Alison Weaver; Sanford Dow; Houston Arts Alliance CEO John Abodeely; gallerist Marianne Bruvel with Peter Glynn; Alina Hernandez; Aïda Eltorie; Matt Mullenweg, founder of WordPress, with Whitmire Vo; as well as Chapel executive director David Leslie and board chair Michael Piana, who each addressed the crowd. Post gala, an intimate group adjourned to Mullenweg's home for an impromptu after-party, which saw chairs Tatiana and Craig Massey, Christopher Rothko and wife Lori Cohen, Duyen and Marc Nguyen, artists Bennie Flores Ansell and Sebastien "Mr. D" Boileau, Dallas McNamara of Cherryhurst House, and the Rothko Chapel's David Leslie and Thuy Tran clinking cocktails, partaking in pizza, and engaging in dialogues. Honoree the Reverend William Lawson Margo Sawyer, McKay Otto Steven & Monique Kaufman, Mauricio Patino & Jim McAllister Jonathan Halket & Maria Nicanor Rocky Barnette & Virginia Lebermann Kate Dorn, Lisa Oren Tim Tibout & Thuy Tran Dallas McNamara Angelbert Metoyer Mike DeGeurin (continued from page 32)

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