ArtSpan Presents: 2009 Benefit Art Show and Auction
Saturday, March 14, 2009
6:30-9:00pm (6pm for VIPs)
SomArts Bay Gallery (3,000 square feet)
934 Brannan Street in San Francisco
General Ticket (Admits One)
$25 (in advance)
$30 (at the door)
* Open bar and light hors d'oeuvres
* First Silent Auction Section will close at 7:30pm
* Live Auction will begin at 8:15pm
* Creative Cocktail Attire Encouraged
VIP Ticket (Admits One)
$75 (advance ticket sales only)
6:00 - 6:30pm VIP Reception features:
* Exclusive preview of artwork starting at 6pm
* Champagne cocktail reception and gourmet hors d’oeuvres
* Preferred seating for live auction
* 5% discount on art purchases (up to $50 per purchase)
To purchase tickets, please select number and type of tickets above. Physical tickets will not be issued. Your name will be on the guest list at the check-in table when you arrive.
Questions? Call (415) 861-9838.
Bid on over 160 artworks by local established and emerging artists in juried live and silent auctions at San Francisco’s premier visual art event! Devour fancy hors d’oeuvres catered by Thomas John Events and sip cocktails with a San Francisco flavor. Proceeds from the auction benefit all of ArtSpan’s programs, including Art for City Youth, serving over 700 underserved youth, and San Francisco Open Studios, the city’s largest free visual arts event held each year featuring over 800 artists. First and Second place awards will be bestowed in the following categories: Representational, Non-representational, Figurative, Fine Craft, 3-Dimensional, and Photography. Jurors will also present Juror's Choice awards.
Risley H. Sams
Diane Dunn, Marin Arts Council / Elizabeth Nicholaou, Shooting Gallery / Jen Rogers, Varnish Fine Art Gallery
Diane Abt, Don Anderson, Kathryn Arnold, Marc Babsin, Paul Baker, Jenny Balisle, Suzanne Barnard, Bates Bates, Richard Bolingbroke, Ann L. Bontatibus, David Booth, Susan Bostrom-Wong, Johnny Botts, Rena Buchgraber, Sylvia Buettner, Brent Bushnell, Chad Cameron, Ann Capitan, Sofia Carmi, Emily Clawson, Lee Cline, Kenneth Cooper, Ilana Crispi, Maeve Croghan, Sidnea D’Amico, Herbert Dang, Michele De Sha, Larry DeDionisio, Monica Denevan, Robin Denevan, Denise Denis, Raymond Difley, Renée Eaton, Anna Efanova, Bernadette Emrick, Fong Fai, G.B. Sunny Fisher, John Fitzsimmons, Kat Flyn, Andrea Fono, Rebecca Fox, Taiko Fujimura, Annie Galvin, Katie Gilmartin, Mirto Golino, Sarah Beth Goncarova, Daniel Grant, Jana Grover, dk haas, Marc Ellen Hamel, Lyall Harris, Jeanne Hauser, Art Hazelwood, Audrey Heller, Soña Holman, Aisjah Hopkins, Anne Howson, Peggy Huff, Ivy Jacobsen, Gina Jacupke, Carol Jessen, Philippe Jestin, Robert Jones, Soad Kader, Marie Kelzer, Mike Kimball, Barbara Kleinhans, Andrew Knipe, Susannah Kopcho, Charles Kruger, Elana Kundell, Clare Kuo, Jim Leff, Katja Leibenath, Anne Ming Leong, Carlos Loarca, Leslie Lowinger, Maggie Malloy, Kay Marshall, Kristine Mays, Alan Mazzetti, Dan McHale, Marti McKee, John F. Melvin, Molly Meng, Erika Meriaux, Marcia Middleton, Leslie Morgan, Julie Nelson, Ronald Newman, Jessica Niello, Hadley Northrop, Priscilla Otani, Ben Pax, Joel Peirano, Silvia Poloto, Tana Powell, Patricia Preble, Nanci Price Scoular, Shilo Randall, Eric Rewitzer, Fernando Reyes, Samuelle Richardson, Carol Rienecker, Wendy Robushi, Karl Roeseler, Sawyer Rose, Lynn Rubenzer, Jane Rush, Lisa Ryers, Linda Sanders Colnett, Jill Schneider, Greta & Manu Schnetzler, Adele Louise Shaw, Stuart Sheldon, Addie Shevlin, Michael Shriver, Reed Slater, Karen Slater, Kim Smith, Kristiana Spaulding, Wendi Spiers, Kathryn St. Clair, Toru Sugita, Leslie Terzian Markoff, Deloris Thomas, Charles M. Thurston, Zabrina Tipton, Veerakeat TongPaiBoon, Kent Tool, Trish Tunney, William Ulrich, Victoria Veedell, Pep Ventosa, Melissa Wagner, Stephen Wagner, Kay Weber, Audrey Welch, Jennifer Wildermuth, Laura Williams, Kent Wisner, Roxanne Worthington, Laurie Wyman-Heron, Melissa Yarbrough, Jade Zabrowski
Thank you to ArtSpan’s Sponsors and In-Kind Donors:
ABC7 KGO-TV, Dick Blick, Grants for the Arts / SF Hotel Tax Fund, SF Bay Guardian, SF Arts Commission, SomArts Cultural Center, Pollen, Rocket Postcards, Thomas John Events, Aidells Sausage Co., A.C.T., Anheuser-Busch/Grolch Premium Lager, Brutocao Cellers, Clos Pegase, Cole Hareware, EventBrite, Jillian's, Korbel, Ravenswood Winery, Sapphire Hill Winery, San Francisco Opera, Skyy Vodka, Teatro ZinZanni, Teeny Cake, Vichy Springs Resort
Mike Kimball, Co-chair, Risley Sams, Co-chair, Robin Denevan, Kathleen Ford, Jill Gilbert, Judi Gorski, Sharon Reaves, Stephen Wagner
ArtSpan Board of Directors:
John F. Melvin, Chair, Michael Yochum, Vice-Chair, Paula Marcheschi, Treasurer, Vicki Shipkowitz, Secretary, John J. Davis, Andrea Georgiana, Mike Kimball, Leslie Lowinger, Alan Mazzetti, Risley Sams, Adele Louise Shaw, David Steele, Dan Teree, Kay Weber
Thérèse F. Martin, Executive Director / Jennifer Mullen, Program and Event Director / Lindsay Barrick, Communications and Operations Manager / Emily Boyle, Project Assistant
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ArtSpan, a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization, is committed to cultivating a vibrant, accessible, and world-class art community in San Francisco and to promoting the city's unique creative energy locally and globally. We champion an inclusive art experience by providing hundreds of local artists with the equal opportunity to showcase their work and make direct connections to diverse audiences and patrons. We are guided by the belief that artists play a vital role in society and that broad public engagement with their work is essential to defining a new cultural environment for our changing city. Visit www.artspan.org to learn more. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or (415) 861-9838 for more information.