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Exhibition Detail
Optic Illusion
3030 20th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110


April 26th, 2008 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
 
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** OPTIC ILLUSION

Southern Exposure Annual Spring Fundraiser and Art Auction

Saturday, April 26, 2008

Location: SomArts, Main Gallery 934 Brannan Street

MAIN EVENT: 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

VIP RECEPTION: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

LIVE AUCTION: 8:30 - 9:00 PM

SILENT AUCTION: 7:30 - 10:30 PM, lots begin to close at 9:45 pm

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** Tickets: $30 advance purchase, $40 at the door

$65 tickets includes a one-year membership to SoEx

Tickets for the VIP Reception start at $150

Buy tickets online at http://www.soex.org
or over the phone at 415-83-2141.

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Optic Illusion: Southern Exposure's Annual Art Auction and Spring
Fundraiser is a tremendously fun evening and an incredible opportunity
for collectors of all levels to purchase contemporary art while
providing direct support for Southern Exposure's Exhibitions and
Artists in Education Programs and our ability to provide an accessible
space to artists, youth, and the community. The event features a live
and silent art auction of work from 170 established and emerging
artists, food and beverages from some of the Bay Area's best
establishments, live musical performances, as well as entertainment,
and creative projects to spark optic illusions for all of us to
experience.

OPTIC ILLUSION VIP RECEPTION

6:00 to 7:30 PM

This pre-party reception offers auction guests an opportunity to
preview the auction and place first bids on artwork.

Beverages courtesy of Gin 209 and hope & grace wines

Fine cuisine courtesy of Fork & Spoon Productions

Live music by Barn Owl

Auction artworks will be available for preview on the SoEx website
starting April 18, 2008.

OPTIC ILLUSION LIMITED EDITIONS:

A new edition by Castaneda/Reiman, available at the $1,000
Phenomenon level tickets and above.

A flipbook edition series by Jim Campbell, The Cause Collective and
Amy Hicks. Set of three flip books available for $35. Edition of 100.

OPTIC ILLUSION GALLERY SPONSORS

Ampersand International Arts, Electric Works, Paulson Press, Michael
Rosenthal Contemporary Art, Swarm Gallery, Mark Wolfe Contemporary Art

OPTIC ILLUSION HOST COMMITTEE

ULTRA-VIOLET: Robin Ducot

PHENOMENON: Sarah and Darius Anderson, Gallery Paule Anglim, Raquel
Baldocchi, Tracy Brien, Rebecca Goldfarb, Martha and Michael
Rosenthal, Tracy Wheeler and Paul Rauschelbach

LUMINANCE: Anonymous, Claudia Ceniceros, Lara and Christopher Deam,
Margot and Nick Graham, Naomie and Charles Kremer, Surma and Bruno
Mauro, Jane Metcalfe, Jennifer Morla and Nilus de Matran, Gay Outlaw

SENSATION: Catherine Armsden, Artsource Consulting, Tecoah and Tom
Bruce, April and Glen Bucksbaum, Marina Cain and Kit Schulte, Sylvia
Chase, Mary Fernando Conrad and Tony Conrad, Jane Goldman, Marjory
Graue and Marty Bloes, Ann Hatch, Mari Iki and Martin Maguss, Merri
and Jeff Lane, Svetlana Lyapina and Daniel Lucas, Berry Minott, Maria
Moyer, Josh Oliver, Craig Roberts, Alison Sant and Rick Johnson,
Margaret Youngblood and Peter Allen, Jennifer Roy

AFTER-IMAGE: Claudia Bruno, Amy Charles, Martha Davis, Matt Hollis,
Marie-Claire Meisels, Stephanie Peek, Basil Racuk, Rene di Rosa, Circe
Sher, Katrina Traywick, Mark Wagner

Confirmed supporters as of April 2, 2008

CREATIVE PROJECTS AND INSTALLATIONS

Site-specific light installation by Elaine Buckholtz and Kirk Maxson

PROMENADE, praxinoscope installation by Ryan Buyssens

OPTIC INTERPRETATIONS: As part of the evening's festivities,
artists will use an array of optical illusions and tricks of the eye
to interpret, examine and dazzle auction attendees in a series of
pseudo-scientific inspired performances.

MUSIC: Frau Holly

AUCTIONEER: Durwood Zedd

EVENT PHOTOGRAPHER: Anthony J. Hall

FLORAL ARRANGEMENTS: Lila B. Designs and Miles Epstein

FRAMING SERVICES: Sterling Art Services and Peter Kirkeby, Inc.

AUCTION PREPARATORS: Joshua Pieper and James Chronister

FINE FOOD AND BEVERAGES

Acme Bread, Arizmendi Bakery, Bi-Rite Market, Bissap Baobab, Café
Zoetrope, Firestone/Nectar Ales, Hope Wine, Izze Soda, Just Desserts,
Klein's Deli, La Méditerranée, Lagunitas Brewing Co., Le Beau Nob
Hill Market, Little Star Pizza, Marin French Cheese Company, Park
Chow, Purple Wine Co., Rainbow Grocery Cooperative, Ritual Coffee
Roasters, Saké2Me, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., Trader Joe's, and
Trumer Pils.

ADDITIONAL AUCTION ITEMS

Boulevard, Chow, Le Colonial, Rose's Cafe, Pauline's Pizza,
Universal Cafe

OPTIC ILLUSION PLANNING COMMITTEE

Lily Abood, Amy Charles, Catherine Haley Epstein, Courtney Fink,
Brent Foster Jones, Aimee Le Duc, Marie-Claire Miesels, Anne Ray,
Jamie Venci, and Amber Whiteside.


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