Panache Invitational Art Exhibition
March 10 – March 18, 2017
Fundraising Art Auction Gala: March 18
Auction Preview Reception: March 11
Held on Saturday, March 18 with a silent auction from 5:30- 9pm, and the live auction at 7:30pm.
The Auction Preview will be held during the 2nd Saturday ArtWalk on March 11 from 11am to 8pm.
see art auction items online courtesy of Deja Vu Photo Services
– “Panache” Art Auction is a highly collectable, always delectable evening of silent and live art auctions, food, and wine. More than 40 award winning artists have donated art work for the auction. Highlighting the auction will be an original signed and numbered silkscreen of Nana Fontaine by the late, internationally acclaimed artist Niki de Saint Phalle a donation from the Niki Charitable Art Foundation. Fine Artwork by award winning regional artists will be auctioned off during the annual fund-raising gala for the Escondido Arts Partnership (EAP).
As a non-profit arts agency, EAP is proactive in encouraging art education and promoting local and regional artists. Panache is the most important event on EAP’s busy calendar of exhibits, educational programs and special activities benefiting San Diego county residents and visitors. Proceeds from this event help fund art exhibitions including Emerging Artists High School Exhibition, “Local Color” featuring art by San Diego Veterans, local film screenings with experimental film and video installations, performance art, the annual Recycled Materials Runway Event and “Art Connection” which provides free arts lectures and workshops to the public.
All proceeds from the auctions to benefit the Escondido Arts Partnership/ Municipal Gallery
Artists by invitation only.
Panache Sponsors include The Niki Charitable Art Foundation, Don Manor, Deja Vu Photo Services, Grand Galleria, Woodring Realty, Escondido Sunrise Rotary, Murphy’s Fine Woodworking, Bulldogge & Co., Twin Oaks Valley Winery and Stone Brewing Company
About The Niki Charitable Art Foundation
The Niki Charitable Art Foundation, established by the artist Niki de Saint Phalle, represents Niki’s personal collection of more than 1,000 sculptures and 5,000 graphic works of art. From this collection, the Foundation makes artwork available to museums throughout the world for exhibitions. It also acts as a point of contact for all projects related to Niki and her work.