Derailleur Impaler is a silent art auction and raffle fundraiser to raise money toward artist Catherine Kaleel's Aids Lifecycle goal. 30 Californian artists have donated works to be auctioned off on May 26th at the Space Gallery from 5 to 11 p.m for one night only and is free to all. The Space Gallery is located at 1141 Polk St. San Francisco, Calif.
The event features a dizzying array of creative works, crossing lines and blurring disciplines. Not only have these artists established themselves as major players in the eyes of contemporary critique they've pushed further to benefit a cause that is as inspiring as it is challenging.
Participating artists from Los Angeles and the SF Bay Area include Tahiti Pehrson, Kevin Earl Taylor, Zenaida Sengo, Jen Siska, Matthew Bajda, Kristine Reano, Myrina Tun, Kevin Scott Hailey, Yuka Ezoe, Virginia White, Kylea Borges, Catherine Kaleel, Hannah Stouffer, Steve MacDonald, Kime Buzzelli, Emilio Santoyo, David Enos, Scott Greenwalt, Melissa Bolger, Mr. Ben Venom, Ken Garduno, Olivia Park, Josh Churchill, Juliette Oken, Yudi Echevarria, Erica Wheelock, Justin Limoges, Micke Tong, Claire Droney and Michael Page.
For more information about the artists and fundraiser, visit derailleurimpaler.blogspot.com.
Donations from San Francisco merchants are to be raffled off ending at 10 p.m. on the evening of the auction. Raffle tickets are available now for $5 each at http://www.tofighthiv.org/goto/derailleurimpaler. Amazing items such as art books, clothing, a one-of-a-kind space blanket and various gift certificates have been donated by Cowboys and Angels Salon, Park Life, Paxton Gate, Cafe Tartine, Nice Collective, Bell Jar, Last Gasp, Curiosity Shop, Curator and more.
Bidders willl enjoy the musical stylings of DJs Jamie Jams and Cubra Libre.
Space Gallery is a 21+ venue. For more on Space Gallery, please visit www.spacegallerysf.com.
AIDS/LifeCycle is a fully supported, 7-day bike ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles, June 6-12, 2010. AIDS/LifeCycle is co-produced by the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center and the San Francisco AIDS Foundation and is designed to advance their shared interest to end the pandemic and human suffering caused by AIDS. http://www.aidslifecycle.org/