Jovana Stokic Fundraiser

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Raised by 186 people in 40 months
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Several weeks ago, our dear friend and colleague, Jovana Stokic, was attacked while entering the Morgan Street L subway station in Brooklyn. She was knocked unconscious at the top of the staircase, and fell down them, breaking out many teeth and shattering her left elbow. She awoke in the arms of two kind women trying to help her and was rushed to the hospital. Thankfully she sustained no brain damage. She has had emergency surgery including a full replacement of her left elbow and major dental work that is ongoing. Jovana has maintained a positive attitude, is a tough cookie and still has her sense of humor, saying to me that she is now "a bionic woman." Recovery will be ongoing for months, including physical therapy, dental implants and surgery to repair her lip.  A second elbow surgery is also looming.

Jovana is very resilient and is working hard to get back to her self, taking care of herself and resuming life as best she can. All that said, there are bills surrounding this horrific experience that she is now forced to worry about. For example, her insurance will not cover the very costly dental implants she needs. She has also had to take cabs to and from many many medical appointments and none of these ancillary costs are covered in any way. It's absurd to me that as a true victim of a senseless act, that now as she deals with pain and recovery, that she is also in such a financial position. To put it frankly, without help, she will not be able to afford dental implants.

Jovana is so well loved and so generous of spirit that  her friends and colleagues all want to help and that is exactly why we are organising a medical fundraiser.  You can donate directly or purchase listed artwork that a number of wonderful artists have donated for the cause.

We know that this is shocking news and may take a moment to absorb, but again, rest assured that Jovana is taking all the steps she needs to take, within her power, to recover. She is thankful for the outpouring of love and support she has received. It has meant so much and strengthened her resolve. She sends love to you all.

Below are some of the works donated by artists in support of the fundraiser. These serve as incentives and they can be acquired through different reward levels listed at the bottom of the page. These works are unique and limited.

Shelter & Structure (U.S. series, study) by Sam Durant

Green Point S8 by Ivan Stojakovic

"Aggressive Passage" by Dan Allegrucci


UNTITLED_6312 by Davide Balliano

"A Person Looking" by Anna Ostoya 

Balloon Sketch, yellow 1 by Tamar Ettun


 "Drake and Turrell Ghost Birds, 2015" by Anthony Hawley



"Drunk Girls (Exhibit 6)" by Jen Schwarting

"Colorblind Diptych 2" by Angela Conant


"Bioelectric Flower" by Brenda Perry


"Beauty in Transition Portraits" by Jody Wood
Small edition 3-color Risograph handmade book


"Part of the Game" by Maria Petsching


"Vom rudimentären Unverständnis" by Viola Yeşiltaç


"Space Between Mountains #1" by Kate Harding


"Eyes" (Edition of 10, 2/10) by Lilia Ziamou

"up...up...up...up... (light lovers)" by Hannes Bend
(Three unique sizes available for this work once, 1/1 edition of 6 in., 1/1 of 12 in., and 1/1 of 18 in.)


"In and Out" by Garciella Cassel


"Sky 1" by Garciella Cassel


"Solar" by Garciella Cassel


"Jersey Mirror (Evil Eye)" by Andrea Mc Ginty


"Cities on the Move" by Kimsooja

"Flies and Jobs" by Sara Debevec



 

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Dear Friends of Jovana,

We've concluded our GoFundMe campaign for Jovana today at noon, and are extremely happy to announce that in one week's time, with everyone's amazing help and generosity, a total of $22,312 has been raised.

Every donor has been thanked individually via the campaign platform, however we just wanted to take a moment to send a note to express our gratitude and awe towards the group effort that has made all this possible. Jovana is relieved and can concentrate on her recovery and moving forward. That statement is now true only because of your help, whether it was by spreading the word, donating artwork, making a cash donation, sending sweet notes or energy or all of the above. She is grateful and humbled.

It's been an inspiring period for us and we appreciate all the time and energy from everyone.

At this point, Sara and I will be turning over the delivery of artworks to a capable and generous person who will be in touch with those who have donated works that were purchased through the GoFundMe campaign. They will reach out as appropriate soon.

Her recovery will continue for some time, and she is empowered with knowing her community is behind her and she is not alone.

With deepest gratitude and awe, thank you.

Kate, Sara and most importantly, Jovana
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Created March 17, 2016
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Drunk Girls
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Drunk Girls (Exhibit #6) by Jen Schwartig; Digital C-prints collaged in painted, hand-built frame. 12" x 15" 2015
$501
PartofThe Game
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Part of The Game by Maria Petsching; Plastic, rubber, leather, fabric, modeling clay, thread, (one pair);2014; approx. 13” x 11” x 15”
$1,001
Sky 1
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Sky 1 by Graciela Cassel; Wood, silkscreen, glass 30 x 19 inches 2010,
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Solar
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Solar by Graciela Cassel; Oil, resin on Wood 14x 11 inches 2012
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In and Out
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In and Out by Graciela Cassel; Silkscreen on Bambu paper 21 x 31 inches; 2012
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Jersey Mirror
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Jersey Mirror (Evil Eye) by Andrea McGint; 28 x 23 x 1 inches, mirror, women's junior's jersey, necklace, 2015,
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Aggressive Passage by Dan Allegrucci 14"x11", Woodcut Print, 2015
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Vom rudimentären Unverständnis by Viola Yeşiltaç; calligraphy ink on white paper; Dimension: 18” x 24”
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A Person Loo..
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A Person Looking by Anna Ostoya; 2016 from the Slain Trances series Archival inkjet print and acrylic on paper 16 1/2 x 13 in / 41.9 x 33 cm
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Bioelectric Flower by Brenda Perry 11"x14"; electrophotography 2014
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Space Between..
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Space Between Mountains #1, 2016 by Kate Harding; 11 x 8 1/2 inches, Graphite on paper.
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Eyes (Edition..
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Eyes (Edition of 10, 2/10) by Lilia Ziamou; 8.30 x 6.25 inches, archival pigment print, 2015
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Flies and Jobs
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Flies and Jobs by Sara Debevec; Black ink on Paper; 8.27 × 11.69 inches
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"up...up...up...up... (light lovers), 2016 by Hannes Bend; Print Edition 1/1 Dimensions: ? x 6 inches
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Cities on the..
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Artwork Title: Cities on the Move - 2727 km Bottari Truck Edition: AP 9/20 Edition Size: 120 + 20 AP + 3 HC Dimensions: 97.5 x 64 cm Materials: Giclée Print
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"up...up...up..
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up...up...up...up... (light lovers), 2016 by Hannes Bend; Print Edition 1/1; Dimensions: ? x 12 inches
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"up...up...up..
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"up...up...up...up... (light lovers), 2016 by Hannes Bend; Print, Edition 1/1, Dimensions: ? x 18 inches
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UNTITLED_6312 by Davide Balliano (retail price is $4500); Plaster, gesso & lacquer on wood 24x20” / 60.9x50.8 Cm; 2015
$1,005
Balloon Sketch
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Balloon Sketch by Tamar Ettun, yellow 1; Pen and charcoal on paper 2015; 16x11
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Beauty in Tr...
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"Beauty in Transition Portraits" by Jody Wood; Small edition 3-color Risograph handmade book, 8.5 x 11 inches Alder & Frankia Press
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Colorblind Dipt
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"Colorblind Diptych 2" 2015 by Angela Conant; Oil on panel, 6 x 8 inches each panel
$1,801
Green Point S8
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12” x 10” x 3”, live plants (sustainable vertical garden), archival quality preserved plants, wood, melamine, plexiglass, honeycomb core, corrugated plastic...
$101
Drake and Tur..
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"Drake and Turrell Ghost Birds," 2015 by Anthony Hawley; 6 x 6 inches, Ink on paper
$2,002
Shelter & ...
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Shelter & Structure ( U.S. series, study) by Sam Durant; 2014 Collage on photocopy 8.5” x 11”
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