Lottery for the Arts 2022 Virtual Gallery
Live Auction Artworks
Artworks in the Live Auction Section are only available to bidders at the in-person event: purchase a Lottery ticket to attend.
Not able to join us? Check out our Silent Auction artworks and prizes on our mobile bidding site, which closes at 5pm on Monday, January 31st
The Nature of Imperfection
18.5"W x 3.25"H x 15"D
Demetra Theofanous and Dean Bensen
Demetra Theofanous is a Greek American artist, living in the San Francisco Bay Area.
She works collaboratively with her partner Dean Bensen, combining flameworked glass, pate de verre, and blown glass in creating their sculptures. Thematically, their pieces utilize natural forms to articulate the "fragility of the human spirit," and have received accolades locally & internationally.
The Nature of Imperfection was created during their Artists' Residency at the Marin Museum of Contemporary Art. The estimated retail value of this piece is $3,000.
Trung is a classically trained artist working primarily in oil and graphite, known for exquisitely detailed and naturalistic depictions of the figure — human & animal. His pieces are "inspired by the natural beauty that surrounds us, and the stories of antiquity and mythology that contain within them deeper meaning as it relates to our humanity, culture, psyche, and emotion."
The estimated retail value of this piece is $10,000.
Commander and Foul
36"w x 48"h
M. Mark Bauer
M. Mark Bauer has been working as a full-time artist since 2008, and has been featured in numerous exhibitions, including multiple stints in the Crocker Kingsley showings at both Blue Line and the Crocker Art Museum, as well as Wild Dreams of a New Beginning earlier this year at Blue Line.
Bauer describes his distinctive style as a "voyage through a human-dominated world with perplexing and unpredictable realities," and a personal means to "cope with humankind’s folly of self-destruction."
Commander and Fowl has been selected by the juror as the Second Place winner of this show. The estimated retail value of this piece is $3000.
63"H x 25"W x 20"D
Gail Caulfield is an artist and board-certified art therapist in San Francisco, California. She describes her process as an "interweaving of talk therapy and creative processes, utilizing Art Therapy, Guided Visualization, Mindfulness Training and EMDR," which she uses to assist clients in bringing their lives into balance.
This piece can be seen as an illustration of her mission to help others "learn new strategies to meet the challenges and transitions in life with more coherence and resilience."
The estimated retail value of this piece is $4,000.
Angel de Muertos
14”lx 17”h x 12”w
Marsha is an incredible ceramicist whose works are regionally renowned. Her piece Bear with Me won First Place in Blue Line's Membership Medley exhibition earlier this year.
Of her work, she states that as "a biologist at heart, I remain deeply connected to my early training and the world of flora and fauna. We are inseparable from the natural world and its stories."
The estimated retail value of this piece is $2,000.
Silent Auction Preview
30" x 40"
Natural mineral paints on handmade and
upcycled papers with gold leaf on wood
Estimated retail value: $3,600
56" x 42"
Estimated retail value: $3,000
36" x 24"
Oil on Wood
Estimated retail value: $3,800
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