ARTISTS’ CHAMPAGNE BRUNCH & AUCTION
If you wish to purchase tickets, please call 505-603-4643.
In this art infusion, you can take home paintings, sculptures, exclusive dining opportunities, wonderful wine selections, extraordinary travel-and-adventure packages, and much more.
Left: Flag, Christopher Owen Nelson, Waxlander Gallery
WHEN: Sunday, February 23, 2014, 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
WHERE: Inn and Spa at Loretto, 211 Old Santa Fe Trail
TICKETS: $80 per person, limited seating
TABLE DISCOUNTS: Tables for ten $720
UNDERWRITER: The Essential Guide
PRIVATE PRE-BRUNCH PREVIEW. From 11:00 AM to noon, start your art infusion at SITE Santa Fe viewing the exhibit FEAST: Radical Hospitality in Contemporary Art.
PARKING. Drive up to the Inn and Spa at Loretto where free valet parking gets you right to the auction action.
CUISINE. Chef Brett Sparman, who has brought his Texas expertise to the award-winning Luminaria Restaurant, offers an innovative brunch menu that is deliciously stimulating.
SILENT AUCTION. 100 items are sure to tempt you to treat yourself, your family, or friends to a kaleidoscope of options for crafting a creative life. Paintings in every style, media and technique, sculptures for indoors or out, functional art, and food and wine combos make it hard to decide when to stop bidding.
STUDENT ARTWORKS. Also in the silent auction are paintings of birds done by Sandra Dippolito’s St. Michael’s High School students in collaboration with artist Enrique Martinez Celaya and watercolor and gouache illustrations by New Mexico School for the Arts students, inspired by artist Sonja Alhäuser’s work in FEAST: Radical Hospitality in Contemporary Art, on view at SITE Santa Fe February 1-May 18, 2014, in the silent auction.
LIVE AUCTION: Bid on artworks by honored artists and a set of 12 one-of-a-kind hand-painted plates and matching platter designed by fifth-graders in the famed ARTsmart “I Made It!” plate competition.
“I Made It” Plate Series: Picasso
By Sarah Gilman’s Students from Chaparral Elementary
One lucky winner will receive a series of “I Made It” Plates on the theme of Mimbres created by Lynn Grimes students from Turquoise Trail Charter School. Tickets will be sold throughout ARTfeast, and the raffle selection will take place at the Artists’ Brunch. Winner need not be present to accept the plate series. To purchase tickets, email Sharon Peterson at email@example.com or call (505)992.2787.
Platter by Libby Lambson