Benefit Art Show & Auction 2010
Saturday, March 27, 6:30-9:00pm (6:00 for VIPs)
SOMArts Bay Gallery
934 Brannan Street, SF
Tickets will be on sale at the door!
VIP - $100 (VIP Reception: 6:00-6:30)
General - $30 (6:30-9:00)
VIP Ticket (Admits One) - $75 in advance - $100 at the door
VIP Reception (6:00 - 6:30pm) features:
* Exclusive preview of artwork starting at 6pm
* Champagne cocktail reception
*Gourmet hors d’oeuvres
including crab cakes with sweet chili aioli,
ahi tuna on wontons with wasabi, and
polenta stars with caramelized shallots
* Preferred seating for live auction
* 5% discount on art purchases (up to $50 per purchase)
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
Physical tickets will not be issued.
Your name will be on the guest list at the check-in table when you
Questions? Call (415) 861-9838.
Bid on more than 140 original artworks by established and emerging artists in live and silent auctions at San Francisco's premier visual art event! Nibble snacks from Thomas John Events catering and sip luscious cocktails from an open bar, featuring Pernod Absinthe, while bidding on fabulous, affordable local art!
Proceeds from the auction benefit all of ArtSpan’s programs, including Art for City Youth, providing arts education to 700 under-served 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.
Claire P. Carlevaro, Owner of Art Exchange Gallery
Mina Dresden, Owner of Mina Dresden Gallery
Olivia Ongpin, Owner of Fabric8
Risley H. Sams
Thank you to ArtSpan's Donating Artists:
Diane Abt, Zue Acker, Jane Alexander-Perry, Don Anderson, Kathryn Arnold, David Avery, Marc Babsin, Paul Baker, Jenny Balisle, Oana Barac, Suzy Barnard, Bates Bates, Laura Bauer, Richard Bolingbroke, David Booth, Susan Bostrom-Wong, Johnny Botts, James Bradley, Brandi Brooks, Sylvia Buettner, Brent Bushnell, Ann Capitan, Lise Carlson, Sofia Carmi, dominique caron, Stacey Carter, Rebecca Chang, Marie Cirillo, Linda Colnett, Elaine Coombs, Vera Costa, Monica Crawford, Ilana Crispi, Sidnea D’Amico, Herb Dang, Flora Davis, Nadine Defranoux, Monica Denevan, Robin Denevan, Denise Denis, Raymond Difley, Aximillion Helga Duson, Renee Eaton, Anna Efanova, Bernadette Emrick, Fong Fai, Ryan Farnau, John Fitzsimmons, Kat Flyn, Rebecca Fox, Elizabeth Fracchia, Matthew Frederick, Taiko Fujimura, Annie Galvin, Mauricia Gandara, Katie Gilmartin, John Goldie, Sevilla Granger, Florence Gray, Jane Grimm, Jana Grover, dk haas, Marc Ellen Hamel, Ed Handelman, Lyall Harris, Jeanne Hauser, Audrey Heller, Carolyn Hinman, Soña Holman, Hilla Hueber, Peggy Huff, Valerie Jacobs, Ivy Jacobsen, Gina Jacupke, Martine Jardel, Carol Jessen, Phylis Johnson-Silk, Soad Kader, Marie Kelzer, Christine Kendrick, Mike Kimball, Barbara Kleinhans, andrew knipe, Dimitri Kourouniotis, Charles Kruger, Clare Kuo, Marlene Kwee, Katja Leibenath, Laura Lengyel, Hava Liberman, Leslie Lowinger & Michele Anderson, Robert Lowrey, Alex MacLeitch, Hans Magden, Maggie Malloy, Kay Marshall, Linda Masotti, Kristine Mays, Alan Mazzetti, Marti McKee, John F. Melvin, Erika Meriaux, Rachel Murray Meyer, Marcia Middleton, David Molesky, Leslie Morgan, Sara Morris, Marilynne Morshead, Carrie Nardello, Julie Nelson, Ronald Newman, Zannah Noe, Hadley Northrop, A.J. Oishi, Charli Ornett, Joel Peirano, Heather Polley, Silvia Poloto, Patricia Preble, Nanci Price Scoular, Kristina Quinones, Shilo Randall Ratner, Uma Rani Iyli, Lucky Rapp, Gurpran Rau, Judy Reed, Eric Rewitzer, Fernando Reyes, William Rhodes, Brian Rich, Samuelle Richardson, Carol Rienecker, Wendy Robushi, Karl Roeseler, Sawyer Rose, Thierry Rosset, Lynn Rubenzer, Tachina Rudman-Young, Lisa Ryers, Ron Moultrie Saunders, Greta & Manu Schnetzler, Misho, Brian Schuck, Valerie Scott, Janet Seifert, Kimberly Smith, Terence K. Stephens, Deloris Thomas, Cynthia Tom, Veerakeat TongPaiBoon, Trish Tunney, Victoria Veedell, Pep Ventosa, Melissa Wagner, Stephen C. Wagner, Jenny Wantuch, Kay Weber, Audrey Welch, John Whitmarsh, Christopher Wiedmann, Jennifer Wildermuth, Laura Williams, Megan Wolfe, Wooten, Roxanne Worthington, Allan Wray, Laurie Wyman-Heron, Melissa Yarbrough, Jade Zabrowski, & Jin Zhu
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, Marker Seven, Katland, Rocket Postcards, Thomas John Events, Ace Mailing, A.C.T., Bass Ale, Clos Pegase, Cole Hareware, EventBrite, Pernod Absinthe, Public Glass, Ravenswood Winery, Torani (R. Torre & Co.), Trader Joe's, Triptych Restaurant, Vichy Springs Resort, Visual Aid
Risley Sams, Chairman, Kelli DeSeelhorst, Mike Kimball, John Melvin
ArtSpan Board of Directors:
Michael Yochum, Chairman, Paula Marcheschi, Vice-chairman, Dan Teree, Treasurer, Vicki Shipkowitz, Secretary, John J. Davis, Andrea Georgiana, Mike Kimball, Leslie Lowinger, Alan Mazzetti, Carrie Nardello Risley Sams, David Steele, Kay Weber
Jennifer Mullen, Program and Event Director / Lindsay Barrick, Communications and Operations Manager / Dimitri Kourouniotis / Clemence de Montgolfier
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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.