ICA's 30th Annual Art Exhibition and Auction

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Bounce , 2010 Pigment On Paper © Courtesy of the Artist and Gallery 291, SF
Pond #2, 2010 Oil On Panel © Courtesy of the Artist and Dolby-Chadwick Gallery, SF
Temple Caretaker of Angkor Wat © Binh Danh
Green Seven © Robert Larsen
First Bump © Kathy Aoki
Pentimento Series 01022 © Betty Merken
Untitled © Kyoko Fischer
Antique Tool Rack © Tony May
Trauma Always Leaves A Scar, 2010 Oil 26" X 34" © Bette Linderman, 2010
© Mark Adams
Gesture Study No. 32 © Manual Neri
She Mends © Cassandra Straubing
Early Messenger © Mary Souza
ICA's 30th Annual Art Exhibition and Auction
Curated by: Cathy Kimball

560 South 1st Street
95113 San Jose
October 1st, 2010 - October 23rd, 2010
Opening: October 1st, 2010 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Other (outside areas listed)
Tue-Fri 10-5; Sat-Sun 12-5; Closed Mon
Benefit photography digital, art auction, contemporary mixed-media installation, video-art, conceptual, landscape, surrealism, figurative, modern, traditional, sculpture
tickets/bidder card: $30-$60

A Snowball's Chance in Hell, 2010, Mixed media, Courtesy of Steve Martin
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A Snowball's Chance in Hell, Steve Martin

Comedian, Actor, Musician and Performance Artist Steve Martin Donates Work to ICA's 30th Annual Art Exhibition and Auction

This very special auction piece will be on view at the Exhibition Opening Reception on Friday, October 1st and "revealed" at the LIVE Auction Gala on Saturday, October 23rd.

Art is the new 30! And so are we! Don’t miss the Annual Art Exhibition and Auction -- the ICA’s most important fundraising event of the year featuring more than 150 works by some of the hottest contemporary artists in the region.

The ICA presents its signature Annual Art Exhibition and Auction. This comprehensive exhibition presents more than 150 works by the finest contemporary artists in the Bay Area. The exhibition opens on October 1st with a lively reception featuring live music, wine and light cocktail fare. The evening culminates with a Silent Auction of a selection of incredible works in the exhibition that will excite new, novice and long-time art collectors and enthusiasts.  Admittance to the Opening Reception and Silent Auction is free. To bid in the Silent Auction, guests must purchase a $30 bidder card.

The Live Auction Gala Event -- one of the Bay Area's longest standing and anticipated art events of the year will be held on Saturday, October 23rd.  To accompany the Live Auction gala evening,  champagne, wine and savory hors d’oeuvres donated by some of the South Bay’s finest wineries and restaurants will be served.  Admittance to the Live Auction is reserved for ticket holders only.

The Annual Art Auction at the ICA provides a unique opportunity to art lovers and collectors who are looking for world class artwork created by the region’s most established artists and its rising stars whose work reflect the scope of the Bay Area’s vibrant and eclectic styles and interest. Silent and Live Auction goers can bid on a range of work including paintings, photographs, mixed media and installation pieces, and sculpture. All proceeds from the auctions support the ICA’s innovative exhibitions and educational programming.

Complete Event Details:

October 1 - October 23, 2010

Opening Reception & Silent Auction
Friday, October 1, 2010
6 - 8 PM
Free Admission

Live Auction
Saturday, October 23, 2010
Doors open at 6 PM
Bidding starts promptly at 7 PM
Admission to ticket holders only

Featuring complimentary wines and
gourmet cocktail fare from the Bay Area's
finest wineries and restaurants

Tickets on sale now.
$30* to purchase a bidder card  in the October 1 Silent Auction
* price will be deducted from Live Auction ticket purchase

$50 per ticket to bid in the October 23 Live Auction if purchased before October 23

$60 per ticket at the door on October 23

ICA Friend members may reserve two complimentary auction tickets (valid for bidding in the Silent and Live Auctions)

To purchase by phone call 408.283.8155
In person: at the gallery

View Auction Gallery
Come back often as we continue to add new images to the gallery.