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Gallery Loupe holds event to Support Ovarian Cancer Research

Published: 30.08.2012

Gallery Loupe, the premiere art jewelry gallery in the metropolitan New York area, will host a fundraising event in September to support the Mathilda Fund, an organization focused on ovarian cancer research.

The gallery has commissioned, for the second year, a special limited edition brooch in honor of the Mathilda Fund. This year's brooch is designed by internationally recognized goldsmith Pat Flynn. The brooch will be available with either a sterling silver or 18K gold ribbon and will be offered exclusively at the gallery on Saturday, September 29 and Sunday, September 30, 2012 with all proceeds going to the Mathilda Fund. In addition, a portion of the proceeds from all sales that weekend will be donated to the Mathilda fund. Brooches may be ordered by email and phone.

About the Matilda Fund
Jane Rubin, author of Almost a Princess: My Life as a Two-Time Cancer Survivor, is Director of Neuroscience for Atlantic Health System. The Matilda Fund was established in honor of her great-grandmother, who died of cancer before the research advances of the modern era. Ovarian cancer is the leading cause of death from gynecologic cancers in the United States and is the fifth leading cause of cancer death among American women. The Matilda Fund is dedicated to supporting research to discover a cure, with all donations supporting the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund (OCRF). All royalties from purchase of Almost a Princess are also donated to the Fund.

About Pat Flynn
Pat Flynn is known for both his elegant bracelets and necklaces that combine blackened steel with 22k, 18k, platinum, diamonds and pearls; and, for his meticulous hinges and latches. He has been featured in "Metalsmith" magazine and, most recently included in Masters of Stone Setting by Alan Revere. His work can be found in the collections of the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian Institute, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Museum of Art & Design in New York. His work has most recently been acquired by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC; and the Yale Art Gallery at Yale University in Connecticut. Pat Flynn lives and works in High Falls, New York.

About Gallery Loupe

Gallery Loupe showcases the work of cutting edge contemporary studio jewelers. Situated in close proximity to New York City it draws both a vibrant group of serious and sophisticated art jewelry collectors as well as individuals who are simply interested in viewing and learning about this important genre.
Representing both established and emerging artists from around the world, the gallery offers the public an opportunity to see the best and most exciting jewelry being created today. It often features works that use new materials and provocative subjects or approaches. Gallery Loupe's exhibitions offer the public a unique opportunity to become immersed in the exciting world of art jewelry.
Located in the artistic community of Montclair, Gallery Loupe is surrounded by interesting shops and excellent restaurants and is an easy walk from The Montclair Art Museum. A short bus or train ride from Manhattan, it is easy to make a visit to the gallery a full day's destination.

For further information:

Gallery Loupe
973 744 0061