SANTA PAULA, CA – On Saturday, March 19, 2016, the Santa Paula Art Museum will host its Sixth Annual Fine and Decorative Art Auction with works by noted early twentieth century California artists like Jessie Arms Botke, Cornelis Botke, Ralph Holmes, and Douglas Shively highlighting the event. The silent auction begins at 3 p.m. 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.
Over 60 works of art, ranging from stunning oil and watercolor paintings to decorative glass, pottery, and prints, will be up for bid. Contemporary works by renowned local artists including George Lockwood, Gina Niebergall, Susan Petty, and Victor Schiro will complement the more historic offerings. To see a complete catalog of all of the items available in the auction, please visit www.santapaulaartmuseum.org/auction.html.
The annual Santa Paula Art Museum auction is a wonderful opportunity to find beautiful works of art for one’s home and private collection. All proceeds from the auction benefit the Santa Paula Art Museum, Jeanette Cole Art Center and its educational programs. Guests will also experience the thrill and fun of a live auction, announced this year by professional auctioneer Mr. John Eubanks of California Auctioneers.
The event is graciously supported by sponsors Bank of the Sierra, Calavo Growers, Rotary Club of Santa Paula, Limoneira Company, and Santa Paula Community Bank. The Santa Paula Art Museum is located at 117 North 10th Street in downtown Santa Paula. Contact the museum by calling (805) 525-5554, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.