The Center for Exploratory & Perceptual Arts is excited to invite the Greater Buffalo community to join their 16th Charitable Auction on Friday, May 20th, 2022, at 6 PM.
Hosted in the Forbes Theater at 500 Pearl, the event will auction more than 100 works supporting CEPA’s programming. Items for purchase include works from internationally renowned photographers such as David Levinthal, Charles Clough, Deborah Jack, Kathy High, William Wegman, and prominent Western New York talent. Tickets are available for purchase now.
“CEPA is thrilled to celebrate 48 years of art-making and civic engagement,” says Véronique Côté, CEPA’s Executive Director. “This event is an opportunity not just to share our collection of remarkable artworks with collectors and enthusiasts, but also to thank Buffalo for its continued commitment to the arts as an essential facet of life and community.”
Location: Forbes Theater @ 500 Pearl Street, Buffalo, NY 14202
Learn more: https://www.cepagallery.org/exhibit-event/2022-auction/
The Auction Preview Exhibition will open on May 6th in CEPA’s Main Street gallery, and the gallery will offer extended viewing hours that day. Bidding on these works will also begin at this time. Bidding will close at the end of the event, May 20th, at 9 PM. Guests can bid in-person or remotely through any smartphone or computer using an online platform. Guests unable to attend the event can bid for free online.
CEPA is one of the oldest not-for-profit, artist-run photography galleries in the United States and has been internationally recognized for its world-class array of visual arts, educational programming, and dedication to the artistic practice. Join the vibrant community of artists, collectors, art enthusiasts, and CEPA friends in supporting CEPA’s vital community work, while acquiring unique works of art that will inspire for years to come.
Located in Buffalo’s historic Market Arcade Complex, CEPA is a contemporary photography and visual arts center with an impact in local and national communities. With world-renowned exhibitions, nationally recognized arts education programming, public art installations, and an open-access darkroom and digital photo lab, CEPA has been a cultural hub for the Greater Buffalo community for almost 50 years.