Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Art Auction Success!!

Artists Against Cancer held our third fundraising event on Sunday evening and it was a HUGE success!! We posted up at Thunderbird Coffee with piles of incredible donated artwork from generous artists from Austin and beyond! We had a really great time and made money for charity in the process!


Chris Beaver from Powerhouse Animation donated some great sketches!

Artists Against Cancer members Rachel and Mandy waiting for the event to start

Some fantastic donations from Ronnie Williford and Kris Pearn

Frank and Leslie Gabriel enjoying some Thunderbird beverages

Thunderbird takeover...


Some beautiful paintings from Frank Gabriel

Stephen Silver, Sam Deats, & Doug Beck also contributed some amazing pieces

Andrew Cherry's large digital piece was a huge hit

Some more work from Sarah Presson and Bruce Tinnin


A beautiful pastel donation from Candace Johnson

Bruce Tinnin, Rusty Jones, and Ronnie Williford

AAC's Brad Graeber enjoys the show with some fellow artists and friends




A huge thank you to all the artists who donated and everyone who attended! Thank you as well to the good folks at Thunderbird who let us take over their space for a few hours... we hope to be invited back in the future. Stay tuned for information on upcoming Artists Against Cancer events and hopefully more art auctions in the future.

THANK YOU EVERYONE!

Monday, December 5, 2011

Art Auction Preview!

As most of you hopefully already know, Artists Against Cancer is hosting a silent art auction THIS SUNDAY, December 11th, at Thunderbird Coffee (2200 Manor Rd) from 5-8pm!! We will have a number of pieces up for auction including painting, digital art, quilt, photography, etc. 100% of the proceeds from this event go to charity to benefit the wonderful Cindy Crowell in her battle with cancer.

Here is a preview of several of the items we will have available! Please come join us this Sunday to bid on some artwork from amazing and talented artists in Austin and beyond. It will be a great opportunity to find holiday presents for all your friends and family!

IF YOU CANNOT MAKE IT TO THE AUCTION but would like to bid on something in absentia or receive additional information about particular items, please contact us at info@artistsagainstcancer.org

(*Disclaimer: I apologize for the poor quality of some of these images but they were taken on my mediocre camera. I promise these all look far more impressive in person.)

"Guard Duty"
Acrylic & Ink on canvas
starting bid: $80

"Fire Monkey"
Acrylic & Ink on canvas
starting bid $80

Joe Madureira signed copy of
"The Art of Darksiders"

Jessie Pyles
"Viking Life Coach"
Digital Print

Sam Deats
"Punch in the Face"
watercolor & ink
starting bid: $35

"Solidarity"
66X88 in quilt, solid fabrics
starting bid $100

"The Conductor of Music + Structure"
Fixed Media Collage (blueprint, music sheets, ink & acrylic) with Fresnel Lens
starting bid $1200

"Totoro"
watercolor
starting bid $35

"Keeping Watch"
ink & marker

"Archie I"
ink & marker

"Archie II"
ink & marker

Candleholder
forged steel ornamental ironwork
starting bid: $50

coat rack
forged steel ornamental ironwork
starting bid $50

"Business Trip"
Digital Print

figure drawing sketch
starting bid $40

"Music"
illustration with gold leaf
starting bid $65

"Kinkaku-ji (Temple of the Golden Pavilion)"
16 X 16 photo print

"Batman"
watercolor & ink
starting bid $20

"Samus"
watercolor & ink
starting bid $20

"Luteous"
Pastel painting
starting bid: $75

"Mt Moran Morning
oil on canvas
starting bid $300

figure drawing sketch
prismacolor

figure drawing sketch
conte crayon

Frank Gabriel
"Sad Beer Steins"
oil on canvas panel
starting bid: $20

Frank Gabriel
"Old Stable"
oil on linen panel
starting bid: $20

Frank Gabriel
"A Cuppa Coffee"
oil on canvas panel
starting bid: $20

"Red Bud"
oil on linen panel
starting bid $100

"Alice"
oil on canvas panel
starting bid $50

figure drawing sketch
charcoal
starting bid $100

"The Lakota Riders"
ink & digital print

pen & ink sketch

"Venice Beach"
pen & ink/digital
starting bid $100

16X20 Photo print

"Whimsical House"
charcoal pencil
The Black Keys Milan
18 X 24 ink screenprinted poster
starting bid $20

"Leopard"
intaglio print (etching)
starting bid $20

"Partners"
intaglio print (etching)
starting bid $20

"Toby"
intaglio print (etching)
starting bid $20

"Mermaid"
intaglio print (etching)
starting bid $30

"Stingray Fossil"
acrylic on panel
starting bid $100

"Lady's Breakfast Club"
oil on panel
starting bid $125
"Zelda in Repose"
digital, acrylic, and gold leaf on canvas
starting bid $60
Stay tuned for preview updates as more work trickles in this week! We are really looking forward to this event and hope you can make it out! Find additional info on our website: http://artistsagainstcancer.org/events.php or on facebook!