Live Art Auction Fundraiser Returns to Gallery This Weekend

ART/CRAFT 2022 takes place at the Art Gallery of Guelph on Saturdays from 6:30 p.m.

PRESS RELEASE
GUELPH ART GALLERY
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The Art Gallery of Guelph is pleased to announce that ART/CRAFT 2022, AGG’s flagship fundraising event, is back and in person on Saturday, November 19, 2022.

The event kicks off with an unparalleled art party at 6:30 p.m., followed by a live art auction at 8 p.m. featuring a fresh and stylish lineup of 39 works by Canadian artists – from those emerging to those who have already reached the national level. and international recognition. Organized by renowned auctioneer Stephen Ranger, the event is not to be missed for art lovers and collectors.

ART/CRAFT 2022 promotes creative innovation and celebrates the powerful intersection of art and craft. The works can now be viewed online or in person at the Art Gallery of Guelph, with an impressive range of works by acclaimed artists Shuvinai Ashoona, Simon Brascoupé, Sandra Brewster, Colin Carney, Lesley Loksi Chan, Yan Wen Chang, Andrea Chung , Michael Davey, Rihab Essayh, Kania Etungat, Giovanni Gerometta, Insoon Ha, Verne Harrison, John Hartman, Maria Hupfield, Siassie Kenneally, Eileen MacArthur, Jason McLean, Caroline Mousseau, Shelley Niro, Alison Norlen, Anahita Norouzi, Emmanuel Osahor, Charles Pachter, Scott Pattinson, Jagdeep Raina, Shay Salehi, Seth, Naomi Smith, Stephen Snake, Thomas Suvaaraq, Samonie Toonoo, Anna Torma, Daryl Vocat, Lorne Wagman, Istvan Zsako, Tim Zuck.

“Once again, we were amazed by the generosity and creativity of everyone involved,” said Shauna McCabe, Director of AGG. “The phenomenal enthusiasm of the local and national arts community makes ART/CRAFT the cornerstone of the Art Gallery of Guelph’s annual fundraising activities, while celebrating contemporary art, in our own community and beyond. of the.

During the evening, locally sourced food and beverages prepared by University of Guelph chefs and sommeliers, widely recognized for combining hospitality and sustainability, will also be featured.

ART/CRAFT 2022 is presented with the main support of Burgundy Asset Management, as well as Feheley Fine Arts, Michael Gibson Gallery, Oeno Gallery, Renann Isaacs Contemporary Art, Tyler Park Presents, Beecroft Fine Arts and PErt Fine Art Consultants.

Join us! ART/CRAFT 2022: Saturday, November 19, 2022
Auction evening (6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.)
Featuring local food and beverages prepared by U of G Hospitality Services chefs and sommeliers

Live Art Auction (8 p.m. – 10 p.m.)
Bid on 39 original works of art by contemporary Canadian artists. Preview and submit proxy bids here.

Tickets
Only a handful of tickets remain; buy tickets online or at the door.

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