The Eighth Annual Fine and Decorative Art Auction

Saturday, April 7, 2018. The silent auction begins at 3:00 p.m., immediately followed by the live auction at 4:30 p.m.
Admission is $15.00 for museum members and $20.00 for non-members. 
All proceeds benefit the Santa Paula Art Museum.

On Saturday, April 7, 2018, the Santa Paula Art Museum will host its Eighth Annual Fine and Decorative Art Auction. Dozens of artworks - ranging from stunning oil and watercolor paintings to decorative glass, pottery, and prints - will be available in both a silent auction format and during a thrilling live auction! The silent auction begins at 3:00 p.m., immediately followed by the live auction at 4:30 p.m. Admission to the auction is $15.00 for museum members and $20.00 for the general public. All proceeds from the event benefit the Santa Paula Art Museum.

Highlighting this year's live auction are works by noted early twentieth century California artists like Jessie Arms Botke, Cornelis Botke, Otto Heino, Ralph Holmes, Douglas Shively, Marion Kavanagh Wachtel and more. Contemporary art by local favorites including Karl Dempwolf, Dennis Doheny, Tony Jankowski, Gary Ray and Andrea Vargas will complement the more historic offerings. You can browse a complete catalog of the auction items below.

The annual art auction at the Santa Paula Art Museum is a special opportunity to find quality works of art for one’s private collection while supporting the Museum's non-profit mission. Guests will also experience the fun and excitement of a live auction announced by professional auctioneer John Eubanks of California Auctioneers.


Browse the Auction Catalog

 

Click the "Fullscreen" icon in the center of the page to view the catalog full-screen. Use the right and left arrows to turn the page.


Auction Spotlight Videos

 

Auction Spotlight: The Botkes

 

Auction Spotlight: Marion Kavanagh Wachtel

 

Auction Spotlight: Alexander Francis Harmer

Auction Spotlight: Douglas Shively

 

Auction Spotlight: Karl Dempwolf

 

Auction Spotlight: Otto Heino