Tuesday, June 22, 2010
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Inaugural Indianapolis Contemporary: Art & Design Auction
A preview/reception will take place on Thursday, June 24th from 5 to 8 pm.
Auction to take place Friday, June 25th at 6 pm
Dan Ripley’s Antique Helper
2764 East 55th Place, Indianapolis, IN 46220
INDIANAPOLIS CONTEMPORARY: ART & DESIGN AUCTION SEEKS TO SUPPORT CONTEMPORARY ART IN CENTRAL INDIANA AND THE GROWTH OF INDIANA-BASED ARTISTS AND ART ORGANIZATIONS. APPROXIMATELY 150 CONTEMPORARY ARTWORKS AND STUDIO FURNITURE, SELECTED BY CHRISTOPHER WEST AND MINDY TAYLOR ROSS, WILL BE OFFERED IN ALL MEDIUMS AND PRICED FROM $100 TO $15000. FIVE PERCENT OF ALL AUCTION PROCEEDS WILL BE DONATED TO THE CONTEMPORARY ART ACQUISITION FUND AT THE INDIANAPOLIS MUSEUM OF ART.
Included in the auction are artworks by Anila Agha, Leslie Baker, John Berry, Amy Falstrom, James Wille Faust, Linda Adele Goodine, Scott Grow, Flounder Lee, Craig McCormick, Tyler Meuninck, Emma Overman, Anne Roecklein, DeAnne Roth, G.K. Rowe, Artur Silva, Betsy Stirratt, Jason Zickler and many others. Contemporary design and studio furniture offered by Nick Allman, Cory Robinson, Ted Ross and others.
More info and online catalog at: http://www.antiquehelper.com/
WFYI is looking for donations of Artwork for the Fourth Annual Online Auction.
In years past the Auction has included skillful but uninspired pieces of art: that changes this year with an open call to all readers of this blog.
WFYI knows that central Indiana’s Art scene isn’t “something in the making” or “almost there” but incredibly vibrant & creative. Your work can help: All proceeds from the auction go directly to WFYI’s annual operations budget – that keeps the programs you listen to every day on the radio, shows you catch on the weekends on TV, and WFYI’s commitment to continued learning going strong.
All donations are tax deductable for their fair market value. Once donated, WFYI owns the work. If not bid upon or won during the auction may hang on the walls of our building at 1630 N Meridian. That makes it win/win: your piece makes money for WFYI or it hangs where Big Bird and Charlie Rose are broadcast.
We’re accepting whatever you can throw at us. Large scale prints to tiny paintings, a set of hand-thrown mugs to found object assemblages, conceptual video to simple photography. And not to censor, but since images of your work will be accessible to all ages we will have to refuse questionable content.
The realm of what can benefit WFYI is endless but the time line is not: gifts should be submitted by July 31st for maximum exposure to our tens of thousands of members.
Public Broadcasting is for the people, so do your part by giving some art.
To donate contact Ben Traub at (317) 614-0399, visit www.wfyi.org/auction for more information, or write an email to firstname.lastname@example.org today!
Thank you in advance for your kind consideration and support of WFYI Public Broadcasting.