Medair hosts first annual gala for empowering women: PHOTOS

Annelise Winter, Valerie Macaulay, Bronson Van Wyck and Meredith Melling. (Photo by Jared Siskin/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)

The humanitarian group Medair hosted its first annual gala last week at the Stephan Weiss Studio, bringing together a group of talented artists and designers to raise money for empowering women around the world. Guests enjoyed a cocktail reception, silent auction, dinner and a live auction conducted by Sotheby’s with works for sale by Shepard Fairey, Logan Hicks, WhIsBe, Phoebe New York, Thrashbird, fnnch and WRDSMTH. There was also a timepiece for sale by Hublot, which co-sponsored the event.

Cynthia Rowley, Bonnie Young, Lewis Yoh and Samantha Kirby Yoh (Photo by Jared Siskin/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)

Notable guests of the evening included Alexandre Assouline, Annelise Peterson Winter, Artist Allison Torneros aka: Hueman, Bonnie Young and Luca Babini, Bronson Van Wyck, Artist Cern, Artist Christopher Florentino aka: Flore, Cindi Leive, Artist City Kitty, Cynthia Rowley, Edwin Fenech, Artist Jeff Henriquez, Artist Kocer Hamo, Artist Libby Schoettle, Louis Yoh, Maria Giulia Prezioso Maramotti, Meredith Melling, Artist SacSix, Sarah Sperling, Thrashbird, WhIsBe, Valerie Macaulay, and more. Guests also enjoyed a special performance by Too Many Zooz.

Peter Mann and Bonnie Mann (Photo by Jared Siskin/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
Shannon McBride and City Kitty (Photo by Jared Siskin/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
Jim Jackson (Photo by Jared Siskin/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
Guest, Danielle Eden, Thrashbird, Shiloh Fernandez and guest (Photo by Jared Siskin/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
Peter Mann and Edwin Fenech (Photo by Jared Siskin/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
Michaela Vybohova and Alexandre Assouline (Photo by Jared Siskin/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
Roberto Camacho and Annie Liu (Photo by Jared Siskin/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
Jeff Henriquez and Christina Quinones (Photo by Jared Siskin/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
Peter Mann and Luca Babini (Photo by Jared Siskin/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
Becky Lau and Ben Lau (Photo by Jared Siskin/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
Britney Levenson and Sarah Sperling (Photo by Jared Siskin/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
Cern and Rajika Bhason (Photo by Jared Siskin/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)