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UIS Visual Arts Gallery: Silent Auction & Benefit
The University of Illinois Springfield Visual Arts Gallery is pleased to present the annual Silent Auction and Benefit fundraising auction! The auction features original works of art donated by local and regional artists. All auction items will be visible and ready for bidding on the auction launch date: Monday, November 16. The auction will end on Thursday, December 3, at 8:00 PM.
Every year, proceeds from our annual auction provide for gallery programming throughout the year and allows us to bring ambitious exhibitions by emerging and established artists.
As always, we look to our loyal community to champion our work. Please visit this online auction and bid early and often – or donate directly to the gallery as a show of your support. To make your donation to the gallery, please visit the following link and click on the 'donate' button: https://www.uis.edu/visualarts/gallery/current-exhibition/
Auction items will be awarded to the highest bidder. If you win an auction item, a gallery representative will contact you to make arrangements for payment once the auction has closed. Payments will be accepted via cash, check and PayPal; details will be forthcoming to winning bidders.
About UIS Visual Arts Gallery
The Visual Arts Gallery at the University of Illinois Springfield (UIS) is committed to offering exhibitions by emerging and established contemporary artists. Serving the university community, the city of Springfield, and the Central Illinois region, the Visual Arts Gallery at UIS has been a strong component of Springfield community life since 1975. The exhibitions, activities, written materials and events provided by the gallery afford the citizens of Springfield an opportunity for deeper understanding of contemporary visual art.
001: 'Poems for my mothers (Gold Coast)'
by Kelly Kristin Jones (Chicago)
002: 'nautical night flush'
by Amanda Bowles (St. Louis)
003: 'Rose I'
by Edra Soto (Chicago)
004: Heal, Have the Steak
by Mike Rea (Chicago)
005: 'I don't know what to say.'
by Erin Hayden (Chicago)
006: 'Drift Field'
by Sage Dawson and Meghan Grubb (St. Louis)
by Shane Harris (Springfield)
008: 'G2 Diopside'
by Melissa Oresky (Bloomington Normal)
009: 'June 2020'
by Guen Montgomery (Champaign Urbana)
017: 'Autumn Masquerade'
by Felicia Olin (Springfield)