• Visiting from Germany, Jule Renken and Conni Koch.



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  • Wild herself, Lauren Ezersky in her fashion forward, "gray is the new black" short shorts was an early arriving guest.



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  • Meep, the 6-year-old owl, who has been rehabilitated but is not able to return to the wild, has become an ambassador for the Evelyn Alexander



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  • Meep with her handler Jodi Levine.



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  • Sonja, a 4-1/2-year-old red-tailed hawk, has been rehabilitated but is not able to return to the wild. Sonja has become an ambassador for the Evelyn



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  • Sonja, a 4-1/2-year-old red-tailed hawk, has been rehabilitated but is not able to return to the wild. Sonja has become an ambassador for the Evelyn



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  • Host Eric Fischl in his studio.



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  • The studio of host April Gornik transformed into a gallery showing the artwork donated for the evening's Get Wild auction.



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  • Designer Isaac Mizrahi in the gallery amid the donated auction art for which he was the auctioneer.



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  • Get Wild host April Gornik in front of a large photograph of a lion, part of the evening's auction art.



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  • A view across the entry from April Gornik's studio into the studio of Eric Fischl



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  • The cool of the evening was enhanced by the acoustical duet of guitar and stand up bass.



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  • Wonderful hors d'oeuvres were presented by the Art of Eating.



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  • Libations were cool and plentiful.



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  • Inventive and tasty hors d'oeuvres were the handy work of the Art of Eating.



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  • The Get Wild fundraiser was held on the handsomely attenuated grounds of the April Gornik and Eric Fischl home.



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  • Curtis Bashawl and Jeanine Pepler.



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  • Susan and Dan Ruzzie.



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  • Actor, writer, director Kevin Conway, long-time supporter of wildlife rescue efforts.



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  • Dr. Mark Stern and Julio Gaggia.



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  • Perennial wildlife champion Beth Stern.



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  • Artist Steve Miller.



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  • Inga Norton and Cristi Silva.



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  • The Marders, Kathleen and Charlie.



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  • Great grounds, cool music and many people gathered for a good cause on a lovely August evening at the gracious home of April Gornik and



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  • Gallerist Tripoli Patterson and the lovely Jackie McKay.



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  • Men in hats, James and Mathias Salomon.



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  • Wildlife volunteers Veronika Ivanova and Suzanne Obser who said their greatest rescue challenge was an adult black swan.



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  • Margaritas were one of the featured drinks of the evening.



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  • Author of "Bright Lights Big City," Jay McInerney.



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  • Douglas Van Slyke and Sandy Walsh.



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  • Jewelry designer Mikelle Terson. Look for her beautiful work at the upcoming Hampton Classic.



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