Ah Haa’s Annual Art Auction friday, july 15, 2016

Ah Haa’s Annual Art Auction

Auction-posterCelebrating 25 Years of Creativity • Bid on the Live Auction Items Below!

Friday, July 15, 2016 from 6-10pm
A Benefit for the Programs of the Ah Haa School

$35 GENERAL ADMISSION / $100 RESERVED SEATING
BUY YOUR TICKETS NOW & AVOID THE LONG LINE!

To purchase a $100 Reserved Seat, please call Kathleen Cole at 970/728-3886. Otherwise, enter the number of general admission auction tickets you’d like to purchase above, once you click the “General Admission Auction Tickets” button you will be taken to a secure page to enter your credit card information. 

For over 20 years, Ah Haa’s annual fundraiser has been the must-attend summer event. Art lovers and community members support the Ah Haa School by bidding on a wide range of work created by artists from near and far.  More than 100 artworks and myriad services and excursions donated by the region’s artists, businesses and supporters of the school are auctioned in live and silent auctions. Many of the pieces on the auction block have been specifically made for the event by the community’s talented artists. Awesome food and drink, performances and the great party mood put the “fun” into this fundraiser!

Thank you to our title sponsors, Tommy Hein Architects & Alpine Bank.

This Years’ LIVE AUCTION items (Can’t attend? Bid Now on your favorites!):

(Click on the image thumbnail to see the full version in Flickr.)


guitar
Pearl Jam-Signed Fender Guitar

Value: Priceless
Minimum Bid: $1000

A Fender Classic Series 50s Stratocaster Electric Guitar Regular with a Fiesta Red Maple Fretboard signed by the band Pearl Jam
BID NOW

rinkevichMargaret Rinkevich Painting: Black White Red #20

Value: $5200
Minimum Bid: $1000

Size: 40”x 60”
Medium: Oil & Mixed Media on Canvas
Sponsored by Beth McLaughlin & Slate Gallery
BID NOW

skiUltimate Ski Package

Value: $3560
Minimum Bid: $2500

One Telluride Resort 2016/2017 Season Ski Pass; Lunch for 4 at Alpino Vino (not to exceed $300); Telluride Sleighs & Wagons Ride and Catered Dinner for 2 at Aldasoro Ranch; Private Guided Backcountry Ski Tour for 2 at Silverton Mountain. (Sleigh tour not valid during special events; does not include gratuity. Expires April 1, 2017. Silverton adventure is for advanced and expert skiers only, please. Blackout dates: January 25-March 15, 2017. Expires April 9, 2017.)
Sponsored by Telluride Ski Resort
BID NOW

parotaMatt Downer Wine Rack filled with Silverado Wines

Value: $3000
Minimum Bid: $2500

A one-of a kind, handmade parota and steel wine rack crafted by artist Matt Downer. 40” tall by 10” wide, the rack holds up to 12 bottles of wine. This item is being auctioned off with 24 bottles of fine wines, including Napa Valley’s Silverado Vineyards, from the collection of Catherine McNamee and Chris Miller.
Sponsored by Genevieve Plamondon
BID NOW

onionhouseOne week luxury stay at the McCormick Spice Family’s Onion House in Kailua-Kona Hawaii (sleeps 6), plus three luxury excursions for 2 – A Voyage to Mauna Kea; Dinner at Strawberry Patch, and a Whale Watching Tour.

Value: $4500
Minimum Bid: $3500

Designed as a private getaway for the McCormick Spice family, the Onion House offers a luxury vacation experience set in a Hawaiian paradise. Enjoy the nearly-one acre secluded estate, featuring a 70-foot pool, terrace and gardens. Just five minutes from town, beaches, restaurants and adventures, this paradise package is available April-October 2017 or 2018. No children under 10.
BID NOW

kaneKane Scheidegger Photograph: Red Mirror

Value: $3000
Minimum Bid: $2000

Size: 50”x26”
Medium: Professional offset printing on metal
Sponsored by Gold Mountain Gallery & Nancy Craft
BID NOW

troutcicleMark Plantz Customized Vintage Cruiser Bicycle: Troutcycle

Value: $2500
Minimum Bid: $1500

A 1960s English touring bike restored and repurposed into every fisherman’s (fisherperson’s) dream. Using hydro-dipped pigment in, a trout skin covers the steel-lugged frame for a smooth, authentic ride.
Sponsored by Cathe & Chip Dyer
BID NOW

nemirovMeredith Nemirov Painting: Hanging Aspen Panels, Telluride Commission

Value: $3200
Minimum Bid: $2000

Size: 22″ x 90″
Medium: Watercolor, gouache, colored pencil and ink on Rives BFK, brushed with UV varnish and hand-stitched together.
Sponsored by Sara & Chris Chaffin
BID NOW

planePrivate Citation XCL Round Trip Flight for 8 People Anywhere within 2 hours of Telluride

Value: $9000
Minimum Bid: $5000

Travel to-and-from your designation of choice in the remarkably agile, lightweight Citation XCL jet , which combines the performance of a jet with the comfort and cabin of a midsize jet.
BID NOW

gomezBruce Gomez Painting: Telluride from Robin’s Field

Value: $4500
Minimum Bid: $3000

Size: 22”x 30”
Medium: Pastel on watercolor paper
Sponsored by Telluride Gallery of Fine Art
BID NOW

lipskyJeff Lipsky Photograph: The Bradbury Building

Value: $5000
Minimum Bid: $3500

Size: 42” x 52.5”
Medium: Archival Ink Jet Print
BID NOW

makeoverFull Body Makeover Package

Value: $2800
Minimum Bid: $1500

A collection of appointments with Telluride’s most fabulous body pampering professionals to luxuriate yourself. Includes a manicure, facial, massage, pilates and yoga classes, physical therapy, haircut, a private retail fashion consult with Kristin Holbrook of Two Skirts and $500 shopping spree at Two Skirts (details here).
BID NOW

buddy50_seafoamBuddy Genuine 50 cc Scooter Mint Green embellished by Lauren Metzger

Value: Priceless
Minimum Bid: $3500

This lightweight yet powerful retro scooter features a snappy and reliable air-cooled, oil injected two-stroke 49 cc engine. With ample seating for 2 and a spacious under-seat storage space, the Buddy Genuine Scooter is the best way to get around town! Includes Genuine’s exclusive 24 month warranty and 12 month roadside assistance.
BID NOW

red_buddyBuddy Genuine 50 cc Scooter Red embellished by Lauren Metzger

Value: Priceless
Minimum Bid: $3500

This lightweight yet powerful retro scooter features a snappy and reliable air-cooled, oil injected two-stroke 49 cc engine. With ample seating for 2 and a spacious under-seat storage space, the Buddy Genuine Scooter is the best way to get around town! Includes Genuine’s exclusive 24 month warranty and 12 month roadside assistance.
BID NOW

 

Love what you see? Bid Now on your favorite item(s)!

Photos from last years’ event:

Thank you to our art auction supporters: artists, donors, staff, board, trustees, volunteers, students and interns!