Mark your calendars and shine your shoes because CoCA’s infamous 24-Hour Art Marathon & Auction fundraiser is back, this year bringing the Seattle art community Live! Nudes! Artists!
The event launches noon on Thursday, November 13 with 24 hours of controlled chaos as 20 emerging and established artists paint, draw, wax, construct, collage, spray, write and sculpt their way to creating nearly 100 new works of art. Everyone is welcome to come watch the artists in action.
From 6-9pm, Live! Nudes! Artists! will be a part of Capitol Hill Art Walk. Join the ongoing cacophony at the Artists Appreciation Party, meet the artists, get a peek at the work in progress, enjoy light refreshments, a tasty beer from Elysian Brewery and the beats of DJ Alann Alann. Admission is free!
The auction will feature paintings, sculptures, assemblages, prints and more by these fabulous artists: Kate Alkarni, CASH, Crystal Barbre, Seb Barnett, Flynn Bickley, Claire Loreen Brandt, Larry Calkins, Casey Curran, Adream de Valdivia, Ryan Finnerty, Jonathan Wakuda Fischer, Anne Marie Grgich, Robert L. Horton, Savina Mason, Che Lopez, Gabriel Marquez, June Olson, John Osgood, Antonia Price, and Siolo Thompson.
The festivities continue on Saturday, November 15 when doors open at 5:30pm for CoCA’s popular silent and live auctions with the effervescent Laura Michalek, our auctioneer and guide for the evening. While you decide which of the pieces you’ll be bidding on enjoy a signature cocktail from Sparkle Donkey and 3 Howl Distillery, wine from Columbia Winery, savor the culinary artistry of Wonderlust Catering and groove to the funky DJ beats.
To further our mission, CoCA offers 50% of all auction sales back to the participating artists, so the higher you bid, the more you directly support contemporary art!
Since 1981, CoCA has served the Pacific Northwest as a catalyst and forum for the advancement, development and understanding of contemporary art; this annual fundraiser helps support the hundreds of artists the organization presents each year. And it’s a phenomenally spectacular party.
The Summit Building (on Capitol Hill) 420 East Pike Street, Seattle, WA 98122
$125 Reserved Seating. Sit up front with your friends.
$100 Open Seating. Arrive early to select your favorite seats.
CoCA Members receive a $10 discount on either style of seating.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for your discount code.