28th Annual Penland Art Auction 2013

August 9 – 10, 2013

The Penland School of Crafts Annual Benefit Auction is a gala weekend in the North Carolina Mountains featuring the sale of more than 240 works in books, clay, drawing, glass, iron, letterpress, metals, painting, photography, printmaking, textiles, and wood. The Penland auction is one of the most important craft collecting events in the Southeast and a perfect opportunity to support Penland’s educational programs, which have helped thousands of people live creative lives.

Tim Tate and the James Renwick Alliance is planning a whole trip down there for the auction weekend – Click HEREdetails for the tour extravaganza.

Can’t make it? You can still get some incredible artwork from the auction by Absentee Bidding. 
Absentee bids may be submitted by mail, phone, email, or fax until noon on Friday, August 9, 2013. Bids will be executed for you by Penland auction staff up to the price stated. In the event of identical bids, the bid received first will take precedence. You will be contacted on Monday, August 12, 2013 if you are successful, and will be invoiced for the purchase price and the cost of shipping. Click HERE to jump to Penland’s Absentee Bidding Information.

Some selected works in the auction:

Mark Peiser

Passage Etude Tableau # 1

16 ¼  x  21 ¾  x  6 in.

Hot cast dichroic phase separated glass, ground and acid finished


John Rais

Otter Bench

77 ½  x  27 in.

Hollow forged and formed steel, ash, and patina


Tim Tate

Dreaming Of Heaven


Blown and Cast Glass, Found Objects, video


Douglas Harling

Cake Ring

2.25 x 2.3 cm

22k gold, yellow rose cut diamond


Randy Shull

Juxtaposition in Black and White

92 x 73 x 18 in.

Acrylic on wood panel


Lisa Clague

Cat & Mouse

32 x 15 x 11 in.

Clay and metal


Micah Evans


18 x 12 x 12 in.

Blown and sculpted borosilicate glass


Einar and Jamex de la Torre


26 x 11 x 11 in.

Blown glass with mixed media


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