28 June 2013

28th Annual Penland Art Auction 2013

August 9 – 10, 2013
The Penland School of Crafts Annual Benefit Auction is a gala weekend in the North Carolina Mountains featuring the sale of more than 240 works in books, clay, drawing, glass, iron, letterpress, metals, painting, photography, printmaking, textiles, and wood. The Penland auction is one of the most important craft collecting events in the Southeast and a perfect opportunity to support Penland's educational programs, which have helped thousands of people live creative lives.
Tim Tate and the James Renwick Alliance is planning a whole trip down there for the auction weekend - Click HERE - details for the tour extravaganza.

Can't make it? You can still get some incredible artwork from the auction by Absentee Bidding. 
Absentee bids may be submitted by mail, phone, email, or fax until noon on Friday, August 9, 2013. Bids will be executed for you by Penland auction staff up to the price stated. In the event of identical bids, the bid received first will take precedence. You will be contacted on Monday, August 12, 2013 if you are successful, and will be invoiced for the purchase price and the cost of shipping. Click HERE to jump to Penland's Absentee Bidding Information.
Some selected works in the auction:

Mark Peiser
Passage Etude Tableau # 1
16 ¼  x  21 ¾  x  6 in.
Hot cast dichroic phase separated glass, ground and acid finished
John Rais
Otter Bench
77 ½  x  27 in.
Hollow forged and formed steel, ash, and patina

Tim Tate
Dreaming Of Heaven
Blown and Cast Glass, Found Objects, video

Douglas Harling
Cake Ring
2.25 x 2.3 cm
22k gold, yellow rose cut diamond

Randy Shull
Juxtaposition in Black and White
92 x 73 x 18 in.
Acrylic on wood panel

Lisa Clague
Cat & Mouse
32 x 15 x 11 in.
Clay and metal

Micah Evans
18 x 12 x 12 in.
Blown and sculpted borosilicate glass

Einar and Jamex de la Torre
26 x 11 x 11 in.
Blown glass with mixed media

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