The LAB’s 12th Annual Silent and Live Auction

Saturday, March 15, 2008, 6:30-9:30 PM
Live auction at 7:30 PM with Stephen Tourell of Toomey Tourell Gallery
Silent auction sections close every 15 minutes from 8:30 - 9:30 PM
Admission $10-$25 sliding scale
(includes snacks and refreshments provided by Acme Bread Co., Firestone Walker Brewing Company, Marin French Cheese Co., Semifreddi Bakery, Trumer Brauerei Berkeley, and Wine & Spirits Magazine)
Preview gallery hours: Thursday, March 13 and Friday, March 14, 1-6PM (free admission)
Sale continues: Sunday, March 16, 11am-7pm

All art lovers and bargain hunters--join us for our biggest fundraising event of the year. Incredible local, national, and international artwork will be available via silent auction with starting bids at $25 and up (cash, checks, VISA/MC accepted). Over 250 artists will be participating, including Sarah Applebaum, John Casey, Ajit Chauhan, Alex Clausen, Chris Corales, Gail Dawson, Julie Dummermuth, Tara Lisa Foley, Jim Gaylord, Taro Hattori, Cynthia Ona Innis, David King, Rex Ray, Daniel Ross, Casey Jex Smith, Wayne Smith, Kal Spelletich, Zefrey Throwell, Amy Trachtenberg, Heather Wilcoxon, and many more. This is a great event for both new and established collectors.

The silent auction will also include gift certificate packages from: Anderson Valley Brewing Company, The Candy Store, Dema, Di Pietro Todd, di Rosa Preserve, The Exploratorium, Flax Art & Design, Leila Jo Crafts, Edgewise Framing, Golden Green Spa, The Mindful Body, The Museum of Modern Art, Pearl Art Supply, Peet’s Coffee & Tea, Slim’s / Great American Music Hall, Sports Basement, Stitch Lounge, Thirsty Bear Brewing Co., Walzwerk, and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.

Honorary Host Committee: Lauren Davies, Alan Millar, Rex Ray, and Brianna Toth.

BUY A RAFFLE TICKET TO WIN 12 MONTHS OF PEET'S COFFEE
$5 per raffle ticket.
All proceeds will support The LAB's programs and operating costs, drawing takes place March 15, 2008 at the Art Sale.

Live Auction Items:
(Starting bids will be approximately 30-50% of retail)

Sarah Applebaum - Felt Gun

Sarah Applebaum
Gun #22

2008
Medium:Felt
Retail value: $400

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Ajit Chauhan
Cheeseball Ship
2007
Ink on paper
Retail value $800
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Alex Clausen
It's in Deep Tone (Conversation Series)
2008
Medium: Gouache on paper
Retail value: $700

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Chris Corales
The Page Turns on Me and You
2008
Medium: Paper shapes on painted wood
Retail value: $500

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Jim Gaylord
Duplicate Animal
2005
Medium: Silkscreen on inkjet print, edition of 17
Retail Value $500
Courtesy of Gregory Lind Gallery

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Taro Hattori
Packed in Oakland & M16
2004
Medium: Plastic, pigment digital print
Retail $1000
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Brandon Herman 
Untitled (Andrew Mirror Flexing)
2004
Medium: C-print
Retail value: $1500
Courtesy of Envoy, New York

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Cynthia Ona Innis
Jet 2
2006
Medium: Oil on canvas
Retail value: $1000
Courtesy of Walter Maciel Gallery, LA
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Michelle Mansour
More Than Meets the Eye
2005
Medium: Acrylic, ink, and silicone on muslin on panel
Retail value: $900
Courtesy of Spur Projects

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Lorma Marti
The Ground Beneath
2007
Medium: Lino watercolor on paper
Retail value: $950
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Rex Ray
Untitled #2521

Medium: Mixed media & collage on wood
Retail value: $1,400
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Daniel Ross
Amanita Muscaria
2007
Medium: Inkjet transfer on holographic foil and wood panel with acrylic, glitter, and epoxy
Retail value $650

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Wayne Smith
Untitled
2005 
Medium: ink on wood
Retail value: $500

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Kal Spelletich
Guardian Angel
1998

Medium: Mixed media
Retail value: $3000
Courtesy of Jack Hanley Gallery

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Amy Trachtenberg
Shirt, Orchard, Train Travel, War Photo
2008
Medium: Oil, acrylic, asphalt on board
Retail: $2000
Courtesy of Brian Gross Fine Arts
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Heather Wilcoxon
Advice Nurse

2008
Medium: Mixed media 
Retail value: $750