Past event

Paint the Town Brown

Paint The Town Brown - April 6, 2017

All photos by Gerardo Somoza 


Thu, April 6, 2017
6:30 PM – 9:30 PM EDT

10 Desbrosses Street 
New York, NY 10013

Our biennial bash brought out hundreds of people who have one common purpose: to show their solidarity with people who need it most. Amidst a backdrop of a 360 degree quintessential New York skyline – the event space at Three Sixty was transformed into part art gallery, part pop-up shop, and part libation and dinner. 


2017 Honorees

Beth Anisman, who serves as President of The Shield Board, is a prominent principal, investor and speaker in the legal services industry. Following her career as an executive managing several leading legal and compliance departments in global investment banks, Beth co-founded Bortstein Legal Group, an international law firm specializing in representing companies in the financial services and insurance industries in the negotiation of technology and other agreements. She is also a founder and member of the Board of Advisors of Apogee Legal, a technology-enabled service provider specializing in the use of artificial intelligence automation and analytics. 

Susan Brown, diagnosed with autism as a young child and now a celebrated artist from our Pure Vision Arts studio. Susan began drawing spirals, women and cars at the age of five. She first painted her characteristic grid like drawings on cardboard back in the 1980’s while working as a dishwasher at Friendly’s where she used their cardboard packing as canvas. Her works are in major corporate and private collections in the US and abroad.

The Brown Family: Miriam (mom), Marshall, Barbara, Claudia and Connie – because, it takes a village.

Pauline Brown, former Chairman of North America for LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton and now the acclaimed host of SiriusXM radio show “Trendsetters” will serve as Master of Ceremonies as our audience is treated to a gastronomic and intellectual feast.