2015 Art Auction


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Here are the winning bids!

  • Twilight, from Pasture to Peaks
    by Rick Young
    Winning Bid: $700.00
  • Untitled
    by Kimmie Pollinger
    Winning Bid: $500.00
  • Mandala for Mother Earth: Summer
    by Star
    Winning Bid: $475.00
  • Fog in Mendocino
    by Brian Cobble
    Winning Bid: $275.00
  • Winter Horse
    by Theo Stroomer
    Winning Bid: $185.00
  • OSHA Gone Wild
    by Thomas A. Gifford
    Winning Bid: $175.00
  • Dueling Dinosaurs
    by Eric Baker
    Winning Bid: $150.00
  • Penguin Panorama
    by JoAnn Moon
    Winning Bid: $125.00
  • Colorful Antelope Canyon
    by JoAnn Moon
    Winning Bid: $115.00
  • Saguaro Arms with Clouds
    by Jerry Cagle
    Winning Bid: $100.00
  • Kinetics
    by Jerry Cagle
    Winning Bid: $75.00
  • Summer Bear
    by Kathryn Hannay
    Winning Bid: $50.00
  • Rockfellow Group and "Hurt Butt" Buttress
    by Jerry Cagle
    Winning Bid: $50.00
  • Windy Point Constellation
    by Jerry Cagle
    Winning Bid: $50.00
  • Idyll
    by Jerry Cagle
    Winning Bid: $35.00
  • Fragile Overcomes Fierceness of Environment
    by Mark Cooney
    Winning Bid: $25.00
Twilight, from Pasture to Peaks

Twilight, from Pasture to Peaks

A 30"x 40" oil painting on canvas. This is a landscape depicting an evening view from Garvin Mesa looking toward Mt. Lamborn.

$2400.00
$500.00
$700.00
Untitled

Untitled

Textured oil on canvas, framed 18" x 63"

$3000.00
$300.00
$500.00
Mandala for Mother Earth: Summer

Mandala for Mother Earth: Summer

28" x 27 3/4" Appliqued and pieced fabrics (recycled and scrap prints, upholstery, sheers and metallic) with collaged paper Mibres-style animals.

$900.00
$250.00
$475.00
Fog in Mendocino

Fog in Mendocino

Original etching, 6 1/2"x12" unframed

$325.00
$100.00
$275.00
Winter Horse

Winter Horse

Photograph, archival inkjet print. Framed 16" x12".

$250.00
$150.00
$185.00
OSHA Gone Wild

OSHA Gone Wild

Oil on canvas, 36" x 36"

$900.00
$150.00
$175.00
Dueling Dinosaurs

Dueling Dinosaurs

Original watercolor for HCN magazine cover August 2013, matted & framed 24" x 18.25"

$500.00
$150.00
$150.00
Penguin Panorama

Penguin Panorama

12" x 36" unframed photographic print, of the Antarctic Peninsula

$150.00
$90.00
$125.00
Colorful Antelope Canyon

Colorful Antelope Canyon

20" x 30" unframed photographic print of Arizona's popular Upper Antelope Canyon, a very dark, narrow slot canyon, capturing bright colors of light.

$90.00
$50.00
$115.00
Saguaro Arms with Clouds

Saguaro Arms with Clouds

Digital Photograph. Matted. Paper size: 8.5" x 11" Image Size: 6.5" x 9". Printed and signed by the artist using archival papers and pigment inks.

$50.00
$100.00
Kinetics

Kinetics

Digital Photograph. Matted. Paper size: 8.5" x 11" Image Size: 4.5" x 4.5" Printed and signed by the artist using archival papers and pigment inks.

$50.00
$75.00
Summer Bear

Summer Bear

8"x10" framed. Graphite, charcoal, watercolor

$200.00
$45.00
$50.00
Rockfellow Group and "Hurt Butt" Buttress

Rockfellow Group and "Hurt Butt" Buttress

Digital Photograph. Matted. Paper size: 8.5" x 11" Image Size: 6.5" x 9". Printed and signed by the artist using archival papers and pigment inks.

$50.00
$30.00
$50.00
Windy Point Constellation

Windy Point Constellation

Digital Photograph. Unframed. Paper size: 8.5" x 11" Image Size: 6.5" x 9". Printed and signed by the artist using archival papers and pigment inks.

$50.00
$30.00
$50.00
Idyll

Idyll

Digital Photograph. Matted. Paper size: 8.5" x 11" Image Size: 6.5" x 9". Printed and signed by the artist using archival papers and pigment inks.

$50.00
$30.00
$35.00
Fragile Overcomes Fierceness of Environment

Fragile Overcomes Fierceness of Environment

Watercolor on canvas, 12" x 16" unframed

$50.00
$25.00
$25.00

Support High Country News = Buy great art

1) Tell me more about the HCN Art auction?
A) The online Auction is active from Aug. 1st through noon Aug. 17th. Works of art have been donated by subscribers, donors and friends of HCN. 100% of the proceeds from this art auction support the independent journalism of High Country News.

2) What is a Guaranteed Bid?
A) If you bid 150% of the value of the piece, the artwork is automatically yours. No further bidding on that item will take place.

3) How will I know if I win the bid?
A) When the art auction closes at noon on August 17th, the winning bidders will be listed below the piece online. You will then receive an email with instructions for payment.

4) How will I get the art if I win the bid?
A) We will ship artwork within 4 weeks of the auction to the winning bidder, after receiving full payment. Shipping will be an additional charge, incurred by the winning bidder. Winners can also pick up artwork at our office.

5) What if an item doesn’t receive an opening bid?
A) Items that are not bid on will be returned to the artist or donor.

6) Is all the money raised going to HCN?
A) Yes, all the money raised from this art auction goes to support High Country News.

7) Since HCN is nonprofit, is the artwork tax-deductible?
A) Yes and no. Yes, a donation of artwork is considered an in-kind tax contribution to HCN for the artist or art donor. For the art buyer, the purchase of art is not tax exempt, UP TO THE VALUE OF THE ART. Any amount paid over the value, is considered a contribution to the organization and is tax deductible.

8) Is it too late for me to donate work to the art auction?
A)Yes, but we are sure to host another art auction in the future. Feel free to contact us to get on our artist/donor list.

Any thing else I might not have thought of?

  • We assume each online bid will be fulfilled by the final bidder. If the final bidder doesn’t purchase the art he/she bid on, the next-highest bidder will be able to redeem the work.
  • HCN has described artwork per the instructions of the artist and is not responsible for correctness or conditions of items. No statement made at the auction is deemed as a warranty or representation of work. The values listed are based on actual artist sales.

 If you have further questions, please contact Alyssa at 800-905-1155 ext. 31 or Development@hcn.org so we can assist you.

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