Visual Aid's BIG DEAL
Visual Aid's iconic art exhibition and party--where a sensational live auction features art and fun luxury items and a fixed price sale offers 450 works of art for $165. Mingle with new and seasoned art collectors, students, artists and friends--all vying for great art.
Enjoy: Great art and people-watching
Listen: Soulful, downtempo sonic goodness from DJ N'K and DJ Garlynn
Imbibe: Blue Angel Vodka martinis, Periscope Cellars, Barefoot Wine and Bubbly, Peroni and Blue Moon beers
Taste: Mouthwatering hors d'oeuvres and desserts from Creole Catering Company, The Only Cookie, La Med, Valencia Whole Foods, Heartbaker and creme brulee cart
Put Your Hands in the Air: If you've never been to a live auction, this is the one to see! Back by popular demand, auctioneer David Sobon will energize the crowd. Bid on works of art donated by renowned artists and galleries, luxury spa, travel, restaurant and other indulgences in the live and silent auctions.
Be a Big Deal VIP at a Preview Reception that includes an extraordinary opportunity to meet auction artists, private viewing of hundreds of works of art, special cocktails and luscious hors d'oeuvres.
Feel Great: while helping raise funds for Visual Aid-providing free art supplies, grants, exhibition opportunities and community to artists living with AIDS, cancer, Hepatitis C and other life-threatening illnesses
An exciting live auction with paintings, photographs and more donated by renowned local galleries and artists. Includes special treasures from some of the region's top wineries, hotels, restaurants and spas.
Art hundreds of local artists are featured in a fixed price sale--a unique model where original works of art by famous and lesser-known artists alike are sold on a first-come, first served basis for $165. Late arrivers can still choose from among hundreds of appealing works of art. The Top Ten spots in line are sold via an online auction the week before Big Deal.