Connect & Collect: The 32nd Annual Exhibition & Auction

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© Courtesy of San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA)
Rough Draft, 2010 Mixed Media Monotype 20"x30" © © Mercy Smullen
Weapons of Mass Construction #14, 2011 Ceramic 8x20x14 © Diane Levinson
Tailoring Perceptions, 2012 Oils 23" X 17" Inches © Bette Linderman, 2012
Headra, 2009 Oil. Alkyd and Casein on Linen 40" X 30" © Tim Craighead
Liminalty 1, 2010 Archival Pigment Print 9"x9.5" © Modesto Covarrubias
Connect & Collect: The 32nd Annual Exhibition & Auction

560 South First Street
San Jose, CA 95113
September 29th, 2012 - October 27th, 2012
Opening: October 6th, 2012 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Peninsula/South Bay
Tue-Fri 10-5; Sat 12-5; Closed Sun-Mon
works on paper, photography, mixed-media, digital, abstract, figurative, modern, sculpture
Silent Auction Only: $50, Add-on Live Auction $50, Silent & Live or Live Only Prepay: $100


Connect & Collect at Silicon Valley’s Cultural Event of the Year.

The Annual Art Exhibition and Auction events at the San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) provide a unique opportunity for art enthusiasts and collectors to view and purchase artwork by the Bay Area’s rising stars and celebrated artists whose work reflects the scope of the region’s vibrant and eclectic styles and interests.  Silent and Live Auction goers can bid on a wide range of work including paintings, photography, works on paper, mixed media and installation pieces, and sculpture. All auction proceeds support the ICA’s innovative exhibitions and educational programming.

The 2012 Auction Exhibition runs from September 29th to October 27th. The Silent Auction will be held on Saturday, October 6th from 5pm to 7pm. This popular and lively event features an eclectic mix of more than 75 works in a variety of mediums that will excite novice and long-time art collectors and enthusiasts alike.

The ICA’s Live Auction gala has long been one of the Bay Area's most anticipated cultural events of the year.  The Live Auction will be held on Saturday, October 27th. Complimentary champagne, wine, savory hors d’oeuvres and desserts will be served.  Admission to the Live Auction– always a sell-out event-- is reserved for ticket holders.


Silent Auction Gallery opens Saturday, September 29
Live Auction Gallery opens Friday, October 5, 7pm 
Silent Auction, Saturday, October 6, 5-7pm. Free Admission. All Welcome. 
Live Auction Gala, Saturday, October 27, 7pm til late. Admission to ticket holders only. 

The Auction Exhibition and Events are sponsored in part by:

AMP Printing + Graphics

Eli Thomas For Men

Liquid Agency


Testarossa Winery