Fwd: Art Auction at Hunters Point Shipyard | Oct 29 and Oct 30
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Subject: Art Auction at Hunters Point Shipyard | Oct 29 and Oct 30
___________________________________________________________________Shipyard Trust for the Arts (STAR) hosts the Annual Art Auction on Sat Oct 29 and Sun Oct 30, 2011. Proceeds benefit STAR, the organization that has helped keep arts at the shipyard for over 30 years. There is a silent auction all weekend and a live auction, which is juried by prominent SF art professionals: dealer George Krevsky of George Krevsky Gallery and Maria Medua, Director of SFMOMA's Artist Gallery. The live auction is Sunday at 12 pm.Funds raised by the auction also support efforts to continue STAR's programs, including an 18-month Artist-in-Residence Program and the "Pass It On" Program, providing free art workshops to non-profits in the surrounding Bayview-Hunters Point community.The Auction is part of Fall Open Studios at the Hunters Point Shipyard and Islais Creek Studios, when over 150 artists open their studios to the public.This is a great opportunity to add to your art collection. Bid on a wide range of works donated by these talented artists. Select from paintings, prints, watercolors, jewelry, sculpture, photography, and wearable art.View artwork donations online in advance of the auction by visiting the website www.shipyardtrust.org and going to the auction link.MORE INFORMATION: Contact STAR staff at 415-822-0922 or visit us online at www.shipyardtrust.org.__________________________________________________________________ABOUT SHIPYARD TRUST FOR THE ARTS: STAR is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and expanding affordable studios and work spaces at Hunters Point Shipyard, supporting the arts and arts education in the nearby community. Founded in 1995, it grew out of artist involvement in San Francisco's redevelopment planning process. STAR serves the nation's largest artist community and the surrounding Bayview-Hunters Point community through a variety of arts activities.__________________________________________________________________________MAILING ADDRESS: Shipyard Trust for the Arts, PO Box 880083, San Francisco, CA 94188PHONE: 415-822-0922 EMAIL: info@...
- SILENT AUCTION: View the donated art and bid silently or by proxy on Sat, Oct 29, from 11am to 6 pm and Sun, Oct 30, 11 am to 5:00 pm.
- LIVE AUCTION: Sun, Oct 30 at 12:00 NOON (at an exciting NEW TIME!)
- BID NUMBERS: $10 required donation to STAR's non-profit organization.
- LOCATION:Hunters Point Shipyard, Building 101, 2nd floor, in "Gallery 101"
- OPEN STUDIOS is a free event with plenty of free parking.