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Panache Art Auction 2020


Fundraiser Art Auction Gala:

An evening of celebrating all things art !

 A wonderful evening of magnificent art, silent and live art auctions, delicious food and fine wine. Works of art being auctioned off are donated pieces by more than 40 local award-winning artists. In addition, the highlight of the live auction is an original signed serigraph by the late, internationally acclaimed artist Niki de Saint Phalle.

Panache is the most important event on EAP’s busy calendar of exhibitions, educational programming, and special activities benefiting San Diego county residents and visitors. All proceeds from the auction will go towards supporting and benefiting the art programing, education, and free exhibitions the EAP has continuously offered to the local community for the past 25 years.

Join collectors, artists, and art lovers from all over San Diego County for this once a year event. Panache will take place on Saturday, March 28th, 2020 starting with a silent auction at 5:30pm and then a live art auction with auctioneer Dallas Woodring at 7:00pm. Tickets are $55. Reservations may be made by visiting the Gallery, online at, or contacting the Gallery at 760.480.4101.

The Auction Preview will be held on 2nd Saturday ArtWalk, March 14th, from 11am to 8 pm. Preview the exhibition online at after March 17th. Admission to the Auction Preview is free. The Gallery is open Tues. from 11am to 5pm and Wed. – Sat. from 11am to 4pm, and located at 262 East Grand Avenue in Escondido, California.

Sponsors include The Niki Charitable Art Foundation, Don Manor, Cosmic Solar, Déjà Vu Photo Services and the Escondido Sunrise Rotary, Grand Galleria and
Lost Abbey/Port Brewing.

A BIG  Thank You to all of the volunteers, artists, and local businesses,whose contributions make
the EAP possible for all to enjoy year round.

 artworks  from Panache 2019 are now in the homes
of local collectors were generously donated by-
Linda Anderson, Danni Bao, Debbie Barrows, Mary Brown,
Marsha Boston, Cathy Carey, Susan Avery Clark, Virginia Cole,
Kevin Daly, Jean Degenfelder, Petey Dietz, Betsy T. Domanski,
Michael Duke, Elizabeth Huller Eisemann, Conrad Firestein, Martita Foss, Regina Gallegos, Scott Gengelbach, Wendy Wilson-Gibson, Will Gibson, William Gullette, Daniel Hernandez, Nancy Jennings, Joy Johnson, Teresa Kokke, Nicolas Kuenzi, Nancy LaPointe, Carol Mansfield,
David Marr, Darryl McPherson, Brian Murphy, Carolyn Nespolo,
Pax Nidorf, Louis Nidorf, Annie Omens, Lorraine Page, Janet Perkin, Carol Perry, Paula Poole, Rosemary Rae, Renee Richetts, Shima Shanti, Carol Slief, Patricia Titus, Sally Reis Vogt, Marjorie Weaver,
Stephen M. Wilkens, Duke Windsor, and ZBO
Thanks to Eric Lehew for being the auctioneer extraordinaire, and to
the Midnight Duo for the especially fine music.

Thank You!  Panache 2019 Sponsors

The Niki Charitable Art Foundation,
Don Manor, Cosmic Solar, Deja Vu Photo Services
Escondido Sunrise Rotary
, Grand Galleria, 
Murphy’s Fine Woodworking

Panache celebrates the work of artist Niki de Saint Phalle
as well as award winning San Diego artists.

An evening gala including silent and live art auctions with auctioneer Eric Lehew,
a hosted bar with local beer and wine and lavish appetizers .

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 more. 

All proceeds from the auctions to benefit the Escondido Arts Partnership/ Municipal Gallery

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.

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