ArtSpan Benefit Art Show & Auction

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ArtSpan Benefit Art Show & Auction

934 Brannan @ 8th
San Francisco, CA 94103
March 27th, 2010 - March 27th, 2010
Opening: March 27th, 2010 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

(415) 552-1770
Tue-Fri 12-7; Sat 12-5; Administrative hours by appointment
photography, mixed-media, landscape, surrealism, figurative, modern, traditional, sculpture


Benefit Art Show & Auction 2010

Saturday, March 27, 6:30-9:00pm (6:00 for VIPs)

SOMArts Bay Gallery

934 Brannan Street, SF


VIP Ticket (Admits One) - $75 (advance ticket sales only)

VIP Reception (6:00 - 6:30pm) features:
* Exclusive preview of artwork starting at 6pm
* Champagne cocktail reception and gourmet hors d’oeuvres
* Preferred seating for live auction
* 5% discount on art purchases (up to $50 per purchase)

General Ticket (Admits One) - $25 in advance - $30 at the door
* Open bar and light hors d'oeuvres

* First Silent Auction Section will close at 7:30pm
* Live Auction will begin at 8:15pm
* Creative Cocktail Attire Encouraged

Physical tickets will not be issued.
Your name will be on the guest list at the check-in table when you arrive.
Questions? Call (415) 861-9838.

Bid on more than 140 original artworks by established and emerging artists in live and silent auctions at San Francisco's premier visual art event! Nibble snacks from Thomas John Events catering and sip luscious cocktails from an open bar, featuring Pernod Absinthe, while bidding on fabulous, affordable local art!

Proceeds from the auction benefit all of ArtSpan’s programs, including Art for City Youth, providing arts education to 700 under-served youth, and San Francisco Open Studios, the city’s largest free visual arts event held each year featuring over 800 artists.

First and Second place awards will be bestowed in the following categories: Representational, Non-representational, Figurative, Fine Craft, 3-Dimensional, and Photography. Jurors will also present Juror's Choice awards.

Awards Jury:

Claire P. Carlevaro, Owner of Art Exchange Gallery


Risley H. Sams

Thank you to ArtSpan's Donating Artists:

Diane Abt, Zue Acker, Don Anderson, Michele Anderson, Kathryn Arnold, David Avery, Marc Babsin, Paul Baker, Jenny E. Balisle, Oana Barac-Matei, Suzy Barnard, Bates Bates, Susan Bostrom-Wong, Johnny Botts, Brandi Brooks, Sylvia Buettner, Brent Bushnell, Ann Capitan, Lise Carlson, Sofia Carmi, Rebecca Chang, Marie Cirillo, Linda Colnett, Elaine Coombs, Vera Costa, Ilana Crispi, Sidnea D'Amico, Herb Dang, Flora Davis, Nadine Defranoux, Monica Denevan, Robin Denevan, Denise Denis, Raymond Difley, Renee Eaton, Anna Efanova, Bernadette Emrick, Fong Fai, Ryan Farnau, John Fitzsimmons, Kat Flyn, Rebecca Fox, Elizabeth Fracchia, Matthew Frederick, Taiko Fujimura, Annie Galvin, Mauricia Gandara, Katie Gilmartin, John Goldie, Sevilla Granger, Florence Gray, Jane Grimm, Jana Grover, dk haas, Marc Ellen Hamel, Ed Handelman, Lyall Harris, Jeanne Hauser, Audrey Heller, Carolyn Hinman, Soña Holman, Peggy Huff, Valerie Jacobs, Gina Jacupke, Martine Jardel, Carol Jessen, Phylis Johnson-Silk, Soad Kader, Marie Kelzer, Christine Kendrick, Mike Kimball, Barbara Kleinhans, andrew knipe, Dimitri Kourouniotis, Charles Kruger, Clare Kuo, Marlene Kwee, Katja Leibenath, Laura Lengyel, Hava Liberman, Leslie Lowinger, Rob Lowrey, Alex MacLeitch, Maggie Malloy, Kay Marshall, Linda Masotti, Kristine Mays, Alan Mazzetti, Marti McKee, John Melvin, Erika Meriaux, Marcia Middleton, Misho, David Molesky, Leslie Morgan, Marilynne Morshead, Rachel Murray  Meyer, Carrie Nardello, Julie Nelson, Ronald Newman, Hadley Northrop, A.J. Oishi, Charli Ornett, Joel Peirano, Patricia Preble, Nanci Price Scoular, Kristina Quinones, Uma Rani Iyli, Shilo Ratner, Judy Reed, Eric Rewitzer, Fernando Reyes, William Rhodes, Samuelle Richardson, Carol Rienecker, Wendy Robushi, Karl Roeseler, Sawyer Rose, Lynn Rubenzer, Tachina Rudman, Lisa Ryers, Ron Moultrie Saunders, Brian Schuck, Valerie Scott, Kim Smith, Schnetzler Photography, Deloris Thomas, Cynthia Tom, Trish Tunney, Victoria Veedell, Pep Ventosa, Melissa Wagner, Stephen Wagner, Jenny Wantuch, Kay Weber, Audrey Welch, John Whitmarsh, Jennifer Wildermuth, Laura Williams, Megan Wolfe, Wooten, Roxanne Worthington, Allan Wray, Laurie Wyman-Heron, Melissa Yarbrough, Jade Zabrowski, & Jin Zhu

Thank you to ArtSpan’s Sponsors and In-Kind Donors:

ABC7 KGO-TV, Dick Blick, Grants for the Arts / SF Hotel Tax Fund, SF Bay Guardian, SF Arts Commission, SOMArts Cultural Center, Marker Seven, Katland, Rocket Postcards, Thomas John Events, Ace Mailing, A.C.T., Bass Ale, Clos Pegase, Cole Hareware, EventBrite, Pernod Absinthe, Ravenswood Winery, Torani (R. Torre & Co.), Trader Joe's, Triptych Restaurant, Vichy Springs Resort, Visual Aid

Auction Committee:

Risley Sams, Chairman, Kelli DeSeelhorst, Mike Kimball, John Melvin

ArtSpan Board of Directors:

Michael Yochum, Chairman, Paula Marcheschi, Vice-chairman, Dan Teree, Treasurer, Vicki Shipkowitz, Secretary, John J. Davis, Andrea Georgiana, Mike Kimball, Leslie Lowinger, Alan Mazzetti, Carrie Nardello Risley Sams, David Steele, Kay Weber

ArtSpan Staff:

Jennifer Mullen, Program and Event Director / Lindsay Barrick, Communications and Operations Manager / Dimitri Kourouniotis