ART AUCTION

Art Gallery of Grande Prairie Annual Art Auction

Each year since 1980, the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie has held an annual art auction to raise funds for its core operations and programming. This gala, supported by artists, businesses and the local community, is a celebration of the transformative power of the Arts, and acknowledges the important placement of the Gallery in our community.

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40th Annual Art Auction – November 2 – 7, 2020

The Art Gallery of Grande Prairie’s 40th annual fundraiser is coming soon! Join us on November 2 – 7, 2020 for our signature event of the year. All proceeds support the exhibitions and programs for one of the premiere Free Admission Galleries in Western Canada.Due to the pandemic and uncertainty around live events, this year’s auction will have a strong online presence.  As a free admission museum, now more than ever this fundraiser will prove an important part of the gallery’s financial outlook.  We’re proud to launch this open call for donors and artists to contribute by generously donating work in support of our exhibitions and programs.


CALL FOR ARTWORKS

The Art Gallery of Grande Prairie is proud to launch this call for professionally finished artworks to participate in our 40th Annual Art Auction happening November 2nd – 7th 2020.

The deadline for submissions is August 15, 2020. Simply email your Donor Submission Form and image of the artwork to Curatorial Assistant, Learning, Jamie-Lee Cormier at jamie-lee@aggp.ca .

Due to the pandemic and uncertainty around live events, this year’s auction will have a strong online presence.  As a free admission museum, now more than ever this fundraiser will prove an important part of the gallery’s financial outlook.  We’re proud to launch this open call for donors and artists to contribute by generously donating work in support of our exhibitions and programs.

 


SPECTACULART! 39th Annual Art Auction – November 2019

In November 2019, we saw our annual fundraiser, SPECTACULART! dazzle patrons with a diversity of food, live performances and art pieces. Approximately $50,000 was raised in support of a year’s worth of free gallery exhibitions and programs. Thanks to all who attended, who support the Gallery, and to our amazing artists for their incredible vision and energy!

Thank you to our 2019 sponsors!

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Services & Gifts in Kind

Tattoo Session with Celeste Walsh

 

THANK YOU TO OUR 2019 DONATING ARTISTS!

Live Auction Participating Artists

1. Carmen Haakstad, 2. Dan Sanchez, 3. Wendy Johnsen, 4. Carl White, 5. Peter von Tiesenhausen, 6. Robert Guest, 7. Tina Martel, 8. Tiziana La Melia, 9. Clint Wilson, 10. Suzanne Sandboe, 11. Grant Berg, 12. Gemini Heli LTD (Experience: Helicopter tour of Belcourt Falls), 13. Serena Love, 14. Greg Payce

 

Silent Auction Participating Artists

Edward Bader, Cheryl Paige Bozarth, Carol Bromley Meeres, Dalen Chmilar, Bryan Chubb, Heide Enzmann, Emma Fimrite, Vicki Hotte, Elizabeth Hutchinson, Candice Johnson, MAJ Photography, Janice Kretzer-Prysunka, Emily Lozeron, Darla Dawn Lukac, Ken Lumbis, Bailey Merkley, Frances Obie, Christina Wallwork, Dan Wourms, Monique Martin, Celeste Walsh (tattoo services), Bibi Clement, Karrie Arthur, Parker Thiessen, Candace Sanderson

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