Santa Paula Art Museum’s 9th Annual Fine and Decorative Art Auction is Saturday, August 10, 2019


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The silent auction begins at 3:00pm. The live auction immediately follows at 4:00pm. Admission to the event is $15.00 for museum members and $20.00 for non-members. All proceeds benefit the Santa Paula Art Museum.

 

SANTA PAULA, CA – You’re invited to the Santa Paula Art Museum’s 9th Annual Fine and Decorative Art Auction and the Museum’s biggest fundraiser of the year on Saturday, August 10, 2019! Over 60 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 led by professional auctioneer John Eubanks of California Auctioneers. The silent auction begins at 3:00pm. The live auction immediately follows at 4:00pm. All are welcome. Admission to the event is $15.00 for museum members and $20.00 for non-members. All proceeds will benefit the nonprofit work of the Santa Paula Art Museum.

The Santa Paula Art Museum’s annual art auction is a special opportunity to find beautiful works of art for yourself while supporting the Museum. Silent auction bids start as low as $20.00, and the artists represented in this year’s live auction are distinguished. They have won Academy Awards, served as photographers and correspondents for LIFE Magazine, exhibited at LACMA, the Smithsonian and The Met, and have even been admired by presidents. Contemporary art by local favorites including Virginia Beale, Tony Jankowski, Norman Kirk, George Lockwood, Gina Niebergall, Susan Petty, Gail Pidduck and Hiroko Yoshimoto will be auctioned off alongside historical pieces by early twentieth century California artists like Jessie Arms Botke, Cornelis Botke, Horace Bristol, Millard Sheets, Paul Grimm, William Darling, Douglas Shively and Marion Kavanagh Wachtel.

You can browse the complete, interactive auction catalog online at www.santapaulaartmuseum.org/auction. During the event, three paintings by famous Santa Paula artist Jessie Arms Botke will also be raffled off to three lucky winners. Raffle tickets may be purchased online or at the event. You do not need to be present during the raffle drawing to win. The auction is generously sponsored by Calavo, Rotary Club of Santa Paula, Bank of the Sierra, and Ventura County Community Foundation.

The Santa Paula Art Museum occupies two historic buildings located at 117 N 10th Street and 123 N 10th Street in downtown Santa Paula. The Museum features rotating exhibitions of vintage and contemporary art, creative classes for children and adults, family-friendly events, live musical performances, a gift shop, and more. Regular museum hours are Wednesday through Saturday from 10:00am to 4:00pm, and Sunday from 12:00pm to 4:00pm. Regular admission is $4.00 for adults, $3.00 for seniors, and free for students and museum members. Contact the Museum by calling (805) 525-5554, or by e-mailing [email protected]

 

 

“Santa Paula Flower Field” by Gina Niebergall, oil on canvas, 24 x 30 inches. Available in the live auction.

 

Please scroll down for a list of other upcoming events at the Santa Paula Art Museum >>

Class: Conversations in Art History – Matisse (Ages 16+)

Date & Time: THIS IS A FOUR-PART CLASS that will be taught on Thursday, August 1, 2019, from 3:00pm to 5:00pm; Thursday, August 8, 2019, from 3:00pm to 5:00pm; Thursday, August 15, 2019, from 3:00pm to 5:00pm; and Thursday, August 22, 2019, from 3:00pm to 5:00pm.

Address: Santa Paula Art Museum, 123 N. 10th Street, Santa Paula, CA 93060 / (805) 525-5554

Description of event: The focus of the four-part “Conversations in Art History” class will be the life and work of artist Henri Matisse. Collaborative projects will encourage exploration of Matisse’s art in fun, supportive, and inventive ways. The goal is to first learn about the artist and, secondly, for students to assimilate what they have learned into their own art techniques. Students will share their own perspectives on the artist’s style and sensibility during discussions and visual exercises. Students are welcome to bring any books or information on Matisse to share and are encouraged to bring their own sketchbook. This class is for everyone age 16 and over. All skill levels are welcome, and all supplies will be provided. The cost of this course is $100.00 per person, which includes all four sessions. Preregistration is required, and online registration is preferred. Having trouble registering for class online? Please call us at (805) 525-5554. 

Website for event: https://www.santapaulaartmuseum.org/creativity

Event cost: $100.00 per person for all four sessions

 

Lecture: Santa Monica Mountains as Hollywood Backdrop

Date & Time: Thursday, August 8, 2019, at 2:00pm

Address: Santa Paula Art Museum, 117 N. 10th Street, Santa Paula, CA 93060 / (805) 525-5554

Description of event: In concert with their current exhibition at the Santa Paula Art Museum, the Allied Artists of the Santa Monica Mountains and Seashore will host several artist demonstrations and lectures at the Museum during the run of their show. In addition to backlots, most of the major, golden age Hollywood movie studios owned ranch properties in Southern California where they could film grand vistas, cowboy stunts, or Scarlett O’Hara in front of a glorious sunrise. Some of those old film and TV sets were located in what is now the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. On Thursday, August 8, retired National Park Service Ranger Mike Malone will give a presentation on famous locations within the Santa Monica Mountains that have been preserved on film. Malone spent 16 years working in the SMMNRA and is both an outdoor enthusiast and a lover of classic movies. Malone’s presentation will begin at 2:00pm. Admission is free, and all are welcome.

Website for event: https://www.santapaulaartmuseum.org

Event cost: Free for everyone

 

The 9th Annual Fine and Decorative Art Auction

Date & Time: Saturday, August 10, 2019, from 3:00pm to 5:30

Address: Santa Paula Art Museum, 117 N. 10th Street, Santa Paula, CA 93060 / (805) 525-5554

Description of event: You’re invited to the Santa Paula Art Museum’s 9th Annual Fine and Decorative Art Auction and the Museum’s biggest fundraiser of the year on Saturday, August 10, 2019. Over 60 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 led by professional auctioneer John Eubanks of California Auctioneers. The silent auction begins at 3:00pm immediately followed by the start of the live auction at 4:00pm. All are welcome. Admission to the event is $15.00 for museum members and $20.00 for non-members. All proceeds will benefit the non-profit work of the Santa Paula Art Museum. During the event, three paintings by famous Santa Paula artist Jessie Arms Botke will also be raffled off. You can browse the complete, interactive auction catalog and purchase raffle tickets online at www.santapaulaartmuseum.org/auction. This event is sponsored by Calavo, Rotary Club of Santa Paula, Bank of the Sierra, and Ventura County Community Foundation.

Website for event: https://www.santapaulaartmuseum.org/auction

Event cost: $15.00 for museum members / $20.00 for non-members.

 

Landscape Bootcamp (Ages 16+)

Date & Time: Saturday, August 17, 2019, from 10:00am to 5:00pm

Address: Santa Paula Art Museum, 123 N. 10th Street, Santa Paula, CA 93060 / (805) 525-5554

Description of event: Learn the tricks of successful landscape painting in award-winning artist Sharon Weaver’s “Landscape Bootcamp” at the Santa Paula Art Museum! From picking the right visual reference, to understanding shapes, color mixing, and the fundamentals of composition, Sharon will teach the right components to achieve distance, atmosphere and details. Students will learn how to transfer the beauty of nature into an original landscape painting with harmony, interest and drama! All skill levels are welcome, and all supplies will be provided. This class is open to everyone age 16 and over. The cost of this class is $85.00 per person. Preregistration is required, and online registration is preferred. Having trouble registering for class online? Please call the Museum at (805) 525-5554.

Website for event: https://www.santapaulaartmuseum.org/creativity

Event cost: $85.00 per person

 

Projects in Block Printing: Personal Stationary (Ages 16+)

Date & Time: Saturday, August 31, 2019, from 10:00am to 2:00pm

Address: Santa Paula Art Museum, 123 N. 10th Street, Santa Paula, CA 93060 / (805) 525-5554

Description of event: Bring your creative ideas to life in Matilda Morrison’s “Project in Block Printing” class at the Santa Paula Art Museum! Block printing is a versatile and expressive technique that is easy enough for beginners, with endless potential to dive into a deeper practice. Learn the essentials of block printing tools and techniques, as well as tips and tricks for successful stationary printing. All skill levels are welcome, and all supplies will be provided. This class is open to everyone age 16 and over. The cost of this class is $45.00 per person. Preregistration is required, and online registration is preferred. Having trouble registering for class online? Please call the Museum at (805) 525-5554.

Website for event: https://www.santapaulaartmuseum.org/creativity

Event cost: $45.00 per person

 


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