Biting the Apple

 

 

 

Individual Artists of Oklahoma (IAO) is pleased to announce the 32nd Annual Biting the Apple fundraiser and art exhibition. Celebrating 32 years, Biting the Apple is IAO's annual fundraiser and provides a venue for artists working in provocative and erotic subjects. An important part of IAO’s mission, the Biting the Apple fundraiser supports IAO’s programming and supports individual artists of all disciplines through a provocative event and entertaining party. The event will be held over two nights, at IAO Gallery, 706 West Sheridan on Film Row in downtown Oklahoma City.

BITING THE APPLE: LEATHER & LACE
Lace: Art Exhibition Opening; May 12, 2017, 8-11
Leather: Fetish & Fantasy Ball; May 13, 2017, 8-midnight 

 

Tickets:

Lace: $20 in advance, $25 at the door

Leather: $35 in advance, $40 at door

VIP: $90 in advance, $100 at door
VIP tickets include early access to both nights at 7pm, and access to exclusive entertainment and open bar in the VIP Lounge. The VIP Sponsor hour from 7-8 on Friday gets VIP's a chance to see and purchase art before the audience with an open bar. Saturday, skip the bar line at 7pm and taste local foods off a live nude model.

 

Purchase Biting the Apple tickets at Adam and Eve OKC in Norman (218 E Main St) or online below. Tickets are limited. Buy now to secure your spot at this year's hottest party! 

 

 

ARTIST INFORMATION


Besides a fun and raunchy event, the annual Biting the Apple fundraiser is one of the longest running erotic art exhibitions in the country. Selections will be made by this year's guest juror.

Artists working in visual art, film, music, and performance are encouraged to submit.

 

TIMELINE
April 10, midnight: Artwork submissions due
April 25: Artists notifications sent
May 3, 12-6pm: Artwork delivery to IAO Gallery
May 12&13: Biting the Apple
May 17, 12-6pm: Artwork Pick-Up
 

 

Submissions Are Now Live

There is a $15 entry fee for current IAO members and a $25 fee for non-members, for the entry fee artists can submit up to (3) works. All artists entering BITING THE APPLE 2017 will have one complimentary admission ticket to both the Lace Night or Leather Fetish Ball, held at the door in their name. One cash Award of Merit for $100 will be presented during the party.
 
 

SPONSORS


HEADLINE SPONSORS

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Adam & Eve OKC, 218 E Main St, Norman

 

RISQUE SPONSORS

T.S. & Aeriel Akers

Bill Struby   

Oklahoma Power Exchange

Club Crave

 

Raffle Prizes from: Studio Ink, Schardein & Co., Mariposa Med Spa

Food & Beverages from Anthem Brewing, Saint’s Irish Pub, Leap Coffee Roasters, Prairie Wolf, 

 
 
 

TICKETS

Lace : Art Exhibition Opening : Friday Night

 
 
$20.00
 
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Leather : Fetish Ball : Saturday Night

 
 
$35.00
 
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Thank you for your support

SPONSORSHIP

IAO seeks private and corporate donations to support the event and IAO's year round mission. IAO offers a variety of free programming to the public, with an emphasis on developing a forward-looking and art-literate community. Your support sustains IAO’s mission of making cutting-edge art available to the public.

Dungeon Sponsors of $2,000 receive (1 available)

  • 10 VIP tickets to Biting the Apple & the VIP Sponsor Hour

  • Top level acknowledgement with logo on all promotional materials as Dungeon Sponsor, including website, social media, event signage, posters, and advertisements.

  • Special acknowledgement by MC at event.

  • Biting the Apple VIP Room named after business.

  • Custom social media campaign based on sponsor’s desires.

After Party Sponsors of $2,000 receive (1 available)

  • 10 VIP tickets to Biting the Apple & the VIP Sponsor Hour

  • Top level acknowledgement with logo on all promotional materials as Dungeon Sponsor, including website, social media, event signage, posters, and advertisements.

  • Special acknowledgement by MC at event.

  • Business promoted as official Biting the Apple after party, with logo on event tickets.

  • Custom social media campaign based on sponsor’s desires.

Eyes Wide Shut sponsors of $1,000 receive:

  • 6 VIP tickets to Biting the Apple & the VIP Sponsor Hour

  • Acknowledgement with logo on website, social media, event signage, posters and advertisements.

  • Special acknowledgement by MC at event.

Leather & Lace Sponsors of $500 receive:

  • 4 tickets to Biting the Apple & the VIP Sponsor Hour

  • Acknowledgement on website, social media, event signage and posters.

Risque Sponsors of $300 receive:

  • 2 VIP tickets to Biting the Apple & the VIP Sponsor Hour

  • Acknowledgement on website, social media, and event signage.

Sponsors of $150 receive:

  • 2 tickets to Biting the Apple

  • Acknowledgement on website and social media as a sponsor

 

For acknowledgement on printed materials respond by March 31.

Sponsorships accepted through May 13.

 



VIP : Leather and Lace : Friday and Saturday Night

 
 
$90.00
 
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Volunteer Information

 

Click here for open volunteer opportunities (MUST BE 21+ TO VOLUNTEER)

Volunteers help run the event and make sure things go smoothly. Your help is greatly appreciated! 


Each volunteer receives one free ticket. If volunteering before or after the event, volunteers may pick which night they would like to attend. If volunteering on the night of the event, your free ticket is to party with us either before or after your shift.