The Santa Paula Art Museum’s annual art auction is back and bigger than ever! 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., followed by the live auction at 4:30 p.m. All proceeds from the event benefit the Santa Paula Art Museum, Jeanette Cole Art Center.
Highlighting the live auction are works by noted early twentieth century California artists like Jessie Arms Botke, Cornelis Botke, and Ralph Holmes. Contemporary art by local favorites including Meredith Brooks Abbott, Raymond Cuevas, Tony Jankowski, George Lockwood, Kevin Macpherson, Gina Niebergall, Susan Petty, and Richard Schloss will complement the more historic offerings. A complete catalog of the items that will be available in the auction can be found here.
The annual art auction is a special opportunity to find quality works of art for your private collection. Guests will experience the fun and excitement of a live auction announced by professional auctioneer John Eubanks of California Auctioneers. During the event, three paintings by Jessie Arms Botke and Cornelis Botke will also be raffled off to three lucky winners. Raffle tickets may be purchased online here. Raffle tickets can also be purchased during the auction until 4:00 p.m. Winners do not need to be present to win.
The auction is sponsored by Bank of the Sierra, Calavo, Limoneira, Rotary Club of Santa Paula, and Santa Paula Community Bank.
Admission: SPAM Members $15.00 // Non-members $20.00
Image: "Oasis Landscape" by Cornelis Botke, oil on board, 16 x 20 inches. Available in the live auction.