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2019 SF CAMERAWORK BENEFIT AUCTION
Saturday, September 21, 2019, 4:00 - 8:30 PM

ABOUT THE AUCTION

The SF Camerawork Benefit Auction is our most important annual fundraiser and features a carefully curated group of thought-provoking photographs from around the world (all framed and ready to hang thanks to our generous framing sponsors!). 100% of the proceeds will support the growth of photographers' careers, innovation and equity in the field of photography, and newly commissioned works by SF Camerawork.

Auction night in SF Camerawork’s beautiful gallery is a vibrant and buzzing event anchored by a live auction with esteemed auctioneer Rick Wester. The night will include wine from Baker Lane as well as cocktails and a delicious, sustainable spread from local chef Leif Hedendal.


AUCTION EXHIBITION
September 7 — 20, 2019

Visit SF Camerawork between September 7 — 20 to view the seventy beautifully framed works in this year’s auction and pick which pieces are going home with you!


VIP PREVIEW RECEPTION
Wednesday, September 11, 2019, 6 - 8 PM

Hosts Wes and Kate Mitchell invite VIP ticketholders and SFC members only to a preview of the auction with special guest Sandra S. Phillips — curator emerita of photography at SFMOMA — who will share her expert insights to help you discover your favorite photographs offered this year. Buy your VIP tickets today!


AUCTION DAY — Saturday, September 21, 2019

EVENT SCHEDULE
4:00 - 5:00 pm VIP Admission
5:00 - 6:00 pm General Admission
6:00 - 7:30 pm Live auction with auctioneer Rick Wester
7:30 - 8:00 pm Final chance to bid on silent auction

LOCATION
SF Camerawork
1011 Market Street, Fl 2
San Francisco, CA 94103
Valet parking on Market between 6th/7th
Parking and public transportation: sfcamerawork.org/visit

AUCTIONEER
Rick Wester
Rick Wester Fine Art, NYC

AUCTION COMMITTEE
Alexis Gordon, Chair
Monique Deschaines
Erika Gentry
Rachel Phillips
Roula Seikaly
Ellen Shershow

AUCTION CATALOG
Buy your ticket before September 9th, 2019, to receive the printed SF Camerawork 2019 Benefit Auction Catalog by mail!


LOT 7 KOTA EZAWA,  Phoenix Lights , 2016

LOT 7 KOTA EZAWA, Phoenix Lights, 2016

TICKETS

GENERAL ADMISSION
$75 General Admission
$100 General Admission (After September 15th)

VIP ADMISSION
$125 VIP Admission
$150 VIP Admission (After September 15th)
VIP perks include admission to the VIP Preview Reception with Sandra S. Phillips, curator emerita of photography at SFMOMA on September 11th as well as early admission to the 2019 Benefit Auction.

ADMISSION PACKAGES
$325 - (5) General Admission Package
$550 - (5) VIP Admission Package
$675 - (10) General Admission Package
$1,125 - (10) VIP Admission Package


 

ONLINE BIDDING
Auction powered by Artsy
Out of town the night of the auction, but still want to bid?
Place your bids through Artsy.
Open for bidding: Friday, September 6, 2019


ABSENTEE BIDDING
Out of town and don’t want to bid online? You can bid the traditional way by filling out an absentee bid form below.
Absentee bidding will close at 4 PM, PST, Friday, September 20, 2019


HONORARY COMMITTEE

Lindsay Albert
Rick Aldridge
Cari Borja
Rebecca Camacho
Amy Cole & Deren Baker
Dale Cook
Danielle Foreman
Elena Gross
Marsha Guggenheim
Helen Hatch
Allie Haeusslein

Lyla Rose Holdstein
Emily Lambert-Clements
Emily Lakin
Frank Mainzer & Lonnie Zwerin
Doug Mandell
Andrew Owen
Sarah Shepard
Tabitha Soren
Anton Stuebner
Katherine Thompson
Kirsten Wolfe



PARTICIPATING ARTISTS


CATCH A GLIMPSE OF LAST YEAR’S AUCTION BELOW:


2019 SPONSORS

Melanie Light Fine Art Photography Appraisals
MerciSF
Michael Thompson Framing
photograph & frame
Salty Sweet
Sterling Art Services
Tamara Freedman - Spot Design
Tony Page, Page Imageworks
Yotel

Ash Reiter (Sugar Candy Mountain), DJ
Baker Lane Vineyards
DECANTsf
Flower & Forage
Gary Sexton Photography
General Graphics
Hanson Digital
Kyle Knobel, Event Graphics
Leif Hedendal, Chef Sponsor

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