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LACE Benefit Art Auction 2020

September 9, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - September 10, 2020 @ 8:00 pm


Wednesday, September 9, 7-8PM PDT (10:00pm-11:00pm EDT)
Join us for LACE virtual celebratory event and live auction HERE.

Master of Ceromonies Marcus Kuiland-Nazario with special surprise guests
DJ set by pastelShade 
Live Auction of selected works with auctioneer Blake Koh, Director of Phillips.

Support the longest-running incubator for contemporary artists and curators in Los Angeles at the upcoming LACE Online Benefit Art Auction! Help LACE ensure that art continues to be essential – be a part of preserving our art community.

Over 60 artists have generously donated their works and LACE will share auction proceeds with the artists.

Register for the auction starting August 26 HERE.
Bidders have two weeks to put in their bids before our live digital event and LACE live auction on September 9.
The silent auction closes on Thursday, September 10, at 12:00pm PDT (3:00pm EDT).


Redbird | Vibiana Bar Director Tobin Shea making the No Waste Collins cocktail to celebrate with LACE on September 9. Video still

Get ready and watch the full video for the recipe HERE


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Participating Artists

Marcel Alcalá
Nathaniel Ancheta
Alex Anderson
John Baldessari
Zeina Baltagi
Chelle Barbour
Beatriz Cortez

Kenturah Davis
Roy Dowell
Kathie Foley-Meyer
Lawrence Gipe
Mila Gokhman
Alfonso Gonzalez Jr.
Phyllis Green
Trulee Hall
Lia Halloran
Evan Holloway
Naomi Hudson-Knapp
Noah Humes
Hanna Hur
Lorenzo Hurtado-Segovia
Texas Isaiah
Patrick Jackson
Kameelah Janan Rasheed

Nova Jiang
Devin B. Johnson
Baseera Khan
ZZ Krebs
Alexander Kroll
Barbara Kruger
Young Joon Kwak

Kang Seung Lee

Candice Lin
Kristen Liu Wong
Barry Markowitz
Patrick Martinez
Michele Mattei
Richard Nielsen
Katherina Olschbaur
Optics Division of Metabolic Studio
Marc Pally
Renée Petropoulos
Ave Pildas
Lari Pittman
Mel Ramos
Umar Rashid
Benjamin Reiss

Devin Reynolds
Adee Roberson
Steve Roden
Erika Rothenberg
Gabriela Ruiz
Ed Ruscha
Analia Saban
Jimena Sarno
Christian Tedeschi
Devon Tsuno

Linda Vallejo
Mark Dean Veca
Christine Wang
Suné Woods
iris yirei hu and Paula Wilson
Bruce Yonemoto

Special Auction Experience:
Private Redbird Open Air Tasting Menu for 6 Guests



How to Participate – 3 Ways to Support LACE

1. Attend our Online Benefit on September 9 HERE

2. Bid on an Auction Artwork starting August 26 HERE

3. Make a Gift to LACE today.

Your tax-deductible gift supports LACE’s long-standing commitment to breaking boundaries, advancing experimentation, and giving a platform to a wide range of voices. Most critically, you will have a direct impact on expanding our thoughtful and engaged community at a time when we urgently and collectively need it.



For more detailed instructions, visit artsy.net/how-auctions-work



Make your fully tax-deductible contribution at Give Now or send a check made out to LACE to: LACE, 6522 Hollywood Blvd. LA, CA 90028



Make your gift by September 2 to ensure your name or company name appears during the live event!

 $10,000 – SUPERSTAR

 ●  Recognition in all promotional materials as a 2020 Superstar Contributor

 ●  Advanced online peek at Benefit Auction artworks

 ●  Family pack of LACE special edition social distancing masks

 ●  LACE’s firstborn child

 $5,000 – VISIONARY

 ●  Recognition in all promotional materials as a 2020 Visionary Contributor

 ●  Family pack of LACE special edition bandana

 ●  LACE’s undying devotion

 $2,500 – VANGUARD

 ●  Recognition in all promotional materials as a 2020 Vanguard Contributor

 ●  LACE special edition bandana

 ●  LACE’s adoration

 $1,000 – INNOVATOR

 ●  Recognition in promotional materials as a 2020 Innovator Contributor

 ●  LACE special edition bandana

 ●  LACE’s deep appreciation


Benefit Co-chairs

Charlene Fitzgibbon
Vice Chair, LACE Board of Directors 
Rick Garzon
Gallery Director, Residency Art Gallery, Inglewood
Board of Directorspace

Nancy Baker Cahill
Charlene Fitzgibbon
Vice Chair
Margaret Reeve
Andrea Collins
Sarah Russin
Executive Director 

Kathie Foley Meyer
Chair Emerita

Erin Adams
Allison Agsten
Kenturah Davis
Michael Delgado
Roy Dowell
Jessica Fleischmann
Elisabeth Forney
Michael Gonzales
Amy Knoll Fraser
Molly Larkey
Bryan Smiley
Li Wen

Contact Executive Director, Sarah Russin, at sarah@welcometolace.org for more information about corporate sponsorship opportunities.

Our warm thanks to the following galleries and individuals for facilitating and making donations of artwork:

Charlie James Gallery 
Commonwealth and Council
David Kordansky Gallery
Roni Feinstein
Gavlak Gallery
François Ghebaly Gallery 
Mel and Leta Ramos Family Foundation
Nicodim Gallery
Night Gallery
Residency Art Gallery
Lionel Sauvage
Vielmetter Los Angeles











September 9, 2020 @ 7:00 pm
September 10, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
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