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April 28th, NYC: PROOF’s Annual Benefit & Auction

PROOF: Media for Social Justice
4th Annual Benefit & Auction
Monday, April 28, 2014, 6:00-9:00 pm

“This event will benefit PROOF’s innovative multi-media approach to visual storytelling, education and training programs that encourage public discourse on human rights abuses worldwide.  The cocktail reception and photography exhibition is an excellent opportunity for guests to bid on extraordinary fine art photographs by notable photographers including Ruben Amador, Allen Ginsberg, Kenro Izu, Elliott Landy, Susan Meiselas, Prabir Purkayastha, Fazal Sheikh, Harvey Stein and many others.

PROOF: Media for Social Justice is a 501 (c) 3 organization that uses visual storytelling to create exhibitions, publications and on-site activities in places with some of the world’s most troubled histories. PROOF partners with international agencies and NGOs to produce exhibitions and programming that document injustice and human rights abuses and tell individual stories of moral courage.”

Tickets are $50 in advance and $60 at the door.  Click here to purchase online.

Too see a catalog of work in the auction visit: proof.org/proof-annual-auction.

Sundaram Tagore Gallery
547 West 27th Stree
New York, New York [map]

October 18th, Phoenix: INFocus Photobid 2013 Silent Auction

Phoenix Art Museum | INFocus
INFocus Photobid 2013 Silent Auction
Friday, October 18, 2013, 5:30-9:00 pm

“Photography has become one of the most dynamic and talked-about fields in the contemporary art world. Whether you are a seasoned collector or just starting out, PhotoBid 2013 is a fun, welcoming event where you can mingle with people who share a passion for photography and bring home an original work of art – all for a great cause!

Organized by INFOCUS, the photography support organization of Phoenix Art Museum, and curated by Dr. Rebecca Senf, the Norton Family Curator of Photography at the Center for Creative Photography and Phoenix Art Museum, PhotoBid 2013 features more than 50 signed limited-edition prints and books by acclaimed photographers from throughout Arizona and the United States. Collectors have the opportunity to bid on these museum-quality photographic prints, which include landscapes, portraits, still lifes and abstractions spanning a diverse variety of media – from black-and-white to color, and from traditional to digital – with a range of prices for every budget.

PhotoBid 2013 auction items may be viewed in person Oct. 5 to 18 at Phoenix Art Museum’s Norton Photography Gallery. Bids may be placed online starting Aug. 15 and in person at the PhotoBid 2013 silent auction on Friday, Oct. 18, from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Guests at the silent auction will enjoy live music, appetizers and a cash bar. The event also features a raffle with tickets priced at just $20 and extraordinary prizes such as signed, limited-edition photographs and books.

Admission to the silent auction is $25 and includes a complimentary cocktail and raffle ticket. Purchase tickets here.”

A preview exhibition can viewed at the Phoenix Art Museum, Norton Photography Gallery or online here.

Phoenix Art Musem
Norton Photography Gallery
Central Ave and McDowell Ave
Phoenix, Arizona

October 13th, Boston: PRC 2012 Benefit Auction

Photographic Resource Center
2012 Benefit Auction
Saturday, October 13, 2012

“Since 1976, the PRC has been a leading force in fine art photography both regionally and nationally. In our 36 year history, many of the world’s most celebrated photographers, scholars, critics, and curators have intersected with the organization through exhibitions, lectures, workshops and publications.

On Saturday, October 13, we will host the PRC 2012 Benefit Auction. This event is an exciting opportunity for the photography, art, collecting, and gallery communities to celebrate our important Boston-based cultural institution. By showing your support, the PRC can continue its compelling work of providing quality programming to support fine art and creative photography in New England.

PRC Benefit Auction Preview Exhibition
October 5-12, 2012
808 Gallery at Boston University

Live Auction
Doors open at 5:00 pm
Live auction begins at 6:45 pm
Includes an elegant reception with gourmet hors d’oeuvres, an open bar, and a curator led tour of the live auction photographs by Francine Weiss, PRC’s new Curator & Loupe Editor.
Tickets: $100

Silent Auction
Doors open at 8:15 pm
Section 1 closes at 9:15 pm
Section 2 closes at 9:30 pm
Section 3 closes at 9:45 pm
Includes appetizers, desserts, wine, and beer as well as one hell of a party!
Advance Tickets: $30 general public | $25 PRC members
At Door Tickets: $35

Purchase tickets for the live or silent auctions here.

Stuart Whitehurst, W & W Appraisers and Consultant”

Pittsburgh: April 18th Gallery Talk & Reception for Silver Eye Benefit Auction on April 29th

Silver Eye Center for Photography

Gallery Talk and Reception
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 6:30 pm

“Get a behind the scenes look at the Auction and photographs up for bid by joining Ellen Fleurov, Silver Eye’s Executive Director, and Brian Lang, Curator, Corporate Art Collection, BNY Mellon, as they discuss the pleasures of collecting photography and highlight works in the Auction. Many of the local artists whose work is showcased will also be present. Free but RSVP requested; please contact 412.431.1810, ext. 12 or  jzipay@silvereye.org.”

Silver Eye Center for Photography
1015 East Carson Street
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15203-1109  [map]
Tel: 412.431.1810

2012 Benefit Auction and Brunch
Sunday, April 29, 2012, 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Event Tickets and Bidding
“Tickets are $75 per person and includes a day of great art, a silent auction, delectable food from Chef Bob Sendall of All in Good Taste Productions, outstanding wines from Engine House No. 25, and signature cocktails from Boyd & Blair Vodka.

This event is always a sell-out, so purchase your tickets online today at the Auction website, www.biddingforgood.com/SilverEye. You can also order tickets by contacting Juliana Zipay at 412.431.1810, ext. 12 or at jzipay [at] silvereye.org.

Auction bidding online is now open through April 26th. The Auction website also features the Auction catalog, absentee bid instructions and forms, directions, and other information about the event.

Auction Preview (Online and In-Person)
This year’s Auction features a dazzling array of vintage and contemporary photographs, ranging from images by esteemed masters of photography to new work by the stars of tomorrow. You can view the work and bid online (check back often for new items added every week) or see the photographs in person at the Preview Exhibition now open through April 25, 2012.

Aaronel deRoy Gruber (1918-2011), whom we honor this year, is but one of the more than 40 artists in the Auction. You’ll also find great vintage and modern prints by Walker Evans, Charles “Teenie” Harris, Carrie Schneider, Scott Conarroe, Duane Michals, Ed Panar, Fran Forman, Henry J. Simonds, Akihiko Miyoshi, Rebecca Sittler, Daniel Kramer, Aaron Siskind, and Abelardo Morell, to name just a few.

Sara Friedlander, a specialist in Post-War and Contemporary Art at Christie’s, New York, is the auctioneer for the afternoon.

New to the Auction this year are exclusive travel packages, tickets to theater, cultural and top-tier sporting event, and many more unique items and experience guaranteed to delight and surprise.

Buy Great Art and Invest in Silver Eye’s Future
Place your bid online now at www.biddingforgood.com/SilverEye or at the live event, knowing that you are helping support Pittsburgh’s nationally-acclaimed center for contemporary photography. See you at the Auction!

The fundraiser will be held at the Clear Story Studio on Pittsburgh’s historic Southside.”

Clear Story Studio
1931 Sidney Street
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania [map]

April 11th, Chicago: Columbia College Photography Auction for Student Scholarships

Columbia College Photography Department
Inaugural Photography Auction for Student Scholarships
Wednesday, April 11, 2012, 5:00-8:00 pm

“Join the greater Chicago photography community for a night of music, food, drinks, and camaraderie.  Works will be available through a raffle type of auction, allowing for participation for a wide range of guests.”

Manifest Gallery Space
1006 South Michigan Avenue, 1st floor
Chicago, Illinois 60605  [map]

October 9th, Woodstock, NY: CPW’s Benefit Gala Auction 2011

The Center for Photography at Woodstock
Benefit Gala Auction 2011
Sunday, October 9, 2011 at 3:00 pm

“This year’s event will honor our 2011 Vision Award Honorees, Fred Baldwin & Wendy Watriss, founders of FotoFest and features CPW’s 33rd annual benefit auction of contemporary and classic photographs.  Auction proceeds directly support the creative programs of the Center for Photography at Woodstock, a not-for-profit arts and educational organization. Please support the arts.”

To see the program events, to purchase tickets, and for all other details click here.

Bearsville Theatre
291 Tinker Street (Route 212)
Woodstock, New york 12498  [map]

April 11th, NYC: PROOF Photography Benefit Auction

PROOF Photography Benefit Auction
Monday, April 11, 2011, 6 to 9 pm

“Please join us for an auction of select photography, hosted by Tony and Pulitzer Prize-nominated playwright/actor Eric Bogosian.

During the reception, you will have the opportunity to view and bid on works of such photographers as Mark Seliger, Douglas Kirkland, Malick Sidibe, David Maisel, Andrew Moore, Ed Kashi and others.  Click here to preview the artwork.

A non-profit (501c3) organization, PROOF uses photography as means to inform and educate global audiences about the economic, political, and humanitarian hardships facing post-conflict societies. Powered by a strong belief that visual media is a unique and potent tool in the fight for human rights, its goal is to create and sustain a campaign of activism and empowerment to promote social change.

For more information please visit www.proofmsj.org or contact us at proofmsj[at]gmail.com.”

Hosted by


Sun Studios
628 Broadway  (between W. Houston and Bleeker St.)
New York, New York 10012  [map]

Tickets are $25 and can be purchased online.

April 8th, Rochester: Visual Studies Workshop Benefit Auction

SAVE THE DATE for the Visual Studies Workshop Benefit Auction!!

Auction to be held on Friday, April 8, 2011, 6 – 9 pm
VSW Siskind Gallery
421 University Avenue
Rochester, New York 14607

Once a year Visual Studies Workshop celebrates its commitment to the fields of photography, the media arts, and artists’ books with a silent auction for every collector’s budget. On April 8, VSW’s Benefit Auction will feature prints and books by over 200 contributing artists including works by Carrie Mae Weems, Carl Chiarenza, Alison Knowles, Nathan Lyons, Joan Lyons, Dave Heath, Christopher Rauschenberg, Scott McCarney, Mike Mandel, Susan Kae Grant, Jerry Uelsman, and John Wood, to name a few.  All of the auction proceeds and ticket sales support VSW’s programs to exhibit, publish, educate, and provide residencies for artists.

Photographs, prints and books for every collector’s budget have been contributed by 150+ artists!

Online bidding: March 18 – April 7, 2011
Free Preview: April 1, 2011, 6 – 9 pm (or by appointment)

Tickets are $20.00 in advance and at the door.

For advance tickets, phone donations or further information: info@vsw.org
To make an appointment contact Tate Shaw, Director, tateshaw@vsw.org

PhotographNYC is Now Online

From Photograph Magazine:

“Check out our special March calendar spotlighting the fairs and photo-related events throughout New York City that are sure to excite the photograph collector and enthusiast, as well as the contemporary art aficionado!”

Visit PhotographNYC to see all of the upcoming exhibitions, lectures, film screenings, auctions, book signings, and more.


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