Fine Art Fundraising Auction at Museum Of Art Oct. 4

Fine Art Fundraising Auction at Museum Of Art Oct. 4

Thursday, September 19, 2013
intaglioMaryse Searls McConnell,Enlightenment”, 2011, intaglio, 12” x 17”

Original drawings, prints and paintings by selected well-known northern New England artists will be up for bid and outright sale at Rose Moon, a fundraiser for the Museum of Art. The event takes place Friday, Oct. 4, from 6-8 p.m. at the museum in the Paul Creative Arts Center. 

This multi-faceted event entails: 1) the sale of the limited edition Rose Moon print portfolio, 2) a wine tasting, 3) a tribute to an outstanding patron of the museum, and 4) an auction of works by widely exhibited regional artists.  

The print portfolio, commissioned by the museum especially for this event, consists of six prints, one each by department of art and art history, faculty members Brian Chu, Jennifer Moses, and Scott Schnepf and art alumni Aaron Drew, John Jacobsmeyer, and Leigh Niland.  Three complete portfolios will be offered for sale as well as the six individual prints from a fourth portfolio. 

Among the many artists whose works will be auctioned are: Eric Aho, Kim Bernard, Arthur DiMambro, Tom Glover, and Peter Milton. Guest auctioneer for this fundraising event is Devin Moisan of Devin Moisan Auctioneers, Inc. DoverNo buyer’s premium will be charged at this charitable auction.  

oil on board

Arthur DiMambro, “Fish Market”, 2013, oil on board, 18” 24”

During the wine tasting, attendees may sample four white wines from four countries: Argentina, Spain, New Zealand, and the United States, along with hors d’oeuvres chosen to complement the wines. These wines will also be available by the glass at a cash bar.  

Prints in the portfolio and artworks to be auctioned may be viewed online at www.unh.edu/moa/

Advance reservations are recommended: $25 for Museum of Art members, $35 non-members. Reservations may be made by calling 2-3712 or at www.unh.edu/moa/.