2008 Art Auction participants list

Hey, we’ve created a webpage with the list of artists who have pledged a piece of art for our 2008 art auction! Technorati Tags: 2008, art, auction, san jose, san jose, San Jos, works, Works/San Jos, workssanjose

Hey, we’ve created a webpage with the list of artists who have pledged a piece of art for our 2008 art auction! Please go check it out, it’s looking like a fantastic show of support from our awesome community of artists. Until Saturday, November 8th at 4pm, there’s still time to join this amazing list! please email auction@workssanjose.org with your name, email, and phone number and we’ll get you into the program.

Click here for the event details

and Click here to download the auction participation form.

and THANK YOU! We’re very much looking forward to a great auction!

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2008 AUCTION FORMS

CLICK HERE TO READ UP ON THE DETAILS OF THIS EVENT Here they are! auction form 2008 in .doc format auction form 2008 in .pdf format CLICK HERE TO READ UP ON THE DETAILS OF THIS EVENT

CLICK HERE TO READ UP ON THE DETAILS OF THIS EVENT

Here they are! Please download, print, and fill out one of these documents. They are the same document, but in two flavors of formats.

auction form 2008 in .doc format
auction form 2008 in .pdf format

CLICK HERE TO READ UP ON THE DETAILS OF THIS EVENT

2008 Auction Info

Please find artist donation forms, instructions for sending a jpeg image of your work, and auction updates at: www.workssanjose.org Please deliver art to 451 South First Street in downtown San Jos on one of these 3 days: Thursday, November 6, 3 to 7pm, Friday, November 7, noon to 4pmor 8 to 10pm during South First Friday, or on Saturday, November 8, noon to 4pm.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE PARTICIPATION FORM

At last: the Benefit Art Auction! You are the key to Works’ renewal!

Dear artist and friend of Works/San José:

For the first time in two years, Works, your community art and performance center, is asking for your art for the 2008 Benefit Auction! Works is right now working toward a stable home, rehiring its part time gallery coordinator, restarting music and performance nights, and accepting exhibition proposals for the new year in its current space as the guest of the property owners. This will be the most important auction ever for a south bay arts organization, and your commitment and most inspired artwork are needed now to move works into the future. Over the previous few auctions works has nearly doubled its revenue from this essential fundraising event. At this critical time, with your help, we can and must continue this trend.

PLEASE CONFIRM right away that you will contribute to this important event by sending an email to auction@workssanjose.org. Include the spelling of your name, email address, and phone number, so that we can include you in auction press releases and on our website as early as possible. Please find artist donation forms, instructions for sending a jpeg image of your work, and auction updates at: www.workssanjose.org

Please deliver art to 451 South First Street in downtown San José on one of these 3 days: Thursday, November 6, 3 to 7pm, Friday, November 7, noon to 4pm—or 8 to 10pm during South First Friday, or on Saturday, November 8, noon to 4pm. All work should be complete with frame, glass, etc. as appropriate, or otherwise ready to hang or display. You may retain a percentage of the sale of your work or donate the entire sale amount to works. As just one token of our appreciation, we offer you a free one year membership to Works/San José.

Exhibition: November 20 through December 6
Reception and Auction: December 6 starting at 5pm with auction at 7pm

We look forward to seeing both you and your work! All proceeds support exhibition, performance, and education programs at Works/San José, your nonprofit, volunteer-run, community art and performance center.

Thank you!

Sincerely,
The Board of Directors of Works/San José

P.S.: Please also pass this on to an artist whose work you would like to see in the Benefit Auction.

works/san josé is member supported, primarily funded by this single auction event and individual donations; and is also funded in part by the
city of san josé; and arts council silicon valley in partnership with the county of santa clara, and the california arts council.
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE PARTICIPATION FORM
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THIS ANNOUNCEMENT

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Board of directors meeting October 2008

The board of directors will be meeting at Works/San Jose tomorrow night at 6:30pm.

The board of directors will be meeting at Works/San Jose tomorrow night at 6:30pm. Please join us if you would like to observe or participate.

Members' Exhibit 2008 opening night photos

Even adjusting for people re-entering the gallery after leaving for a while, this is still a record high turnout for a members’ exhibit opening night. Join our Flickr pool here: http://www.flickr.com/groups/408969@N20/ Technorati Tags: san jose, San Jos, sanjose, works, Works/San Jos, workssanjose

We had an amazing opening! Thanks to everyone who participated! At the end of the night, we counted over 800 people having walked through the door. Even adjusting for people re-entering the gallery after leaving for a while, this is still a record high turnout for a members’ exhibit opening night. Thank you again! Please continue to bring your friends out to the gallery to see this amazing collection of community art.

Here are some photos from the opening. If you have more, email webmaster@workssanjose.org for instructions on how to make them available to be seen on our website.

Steve Cooley took these:

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Andrew Ho took these photos:

Created with Admarket’s flickrSLiDR.

Join our Flickr pool here: http://www.flickr.com/groups/408969@N20/

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Body of Works EBay Auction, Round 4

The 4th and final round of the EBay auctions from Body of Works is online now! Please go bid on some artwork to help us keep our doors open. Technorati Tags: bodyofworks, works, workssanjose

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The 4th and final round of the EBay auctions from Body of Works is online now! Please go bid on some artwork to help us keep our doors open.

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Body of Works Ebay auctions: Round 3!

We have just posted our third round of ebay auctions from our opening show, “Body of Works”. Body of Works Ebay auctions, Round 3 Technorati Tags: bodyofworks, ebay, works, workssanjose

We have just posted our third round of ebay auctions from our opening show, “Body of Works”. Please go see what’s up for auction and bid on a set today! All proceeds go towards helping Works pay the rent and keep the doors open!

Body of Works Ebay auctions, Round 3

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New Music and Performance Night, September 2007

– I’m super excited to present to you this Wednesday Night, September 26th @ 8pm the following performances: up first, electronic music from Chachi Jones cnet senior editor for digital audio Released two albums on the lunaticworks recording label Will be performing some experimental sounds created from home made circuit bent instruments mixed with old school techno generated by vintage analog synthesizers up second, spoken word performance from Joe Miller Wednesday is his 46th birthday and 20th anniversary as designer for works (thanks Joe!!) probably some adult content performance involves projected imagery and fire?

[steve] – I’m super excited to present to you this Wednesday Night, September 26th @ 8pm the following performances:

up first, electronic music from Chachi Jones

  • cnet senior editor for digital audio
  • Released two albums on the lunaticworks recording label
  • Will be performing some experimental sounds created from home made circuit bent instruments mixed with old school techno generated by vintage analog synthesizers

up second, spoken word performance from Joe Miller

  • Wednesday is his 46th birthday and 20th anniversary as designer for works (thanks Joe!!)
  • probably some adult content
  • performance involves projected imagery and fire? 🙂

up third, electronic music from QORSER

  • Prolific minimal house, techno, experimental electronic musician in the south bay
  • Internationally famous NetLabel musician out on:

Doors open at 7:30pm, strongly recommended donation of $5 for adults, $3 for students. No one turned away for lack of funds. Please give more if you can afford it, Works is in immediate jeopardy of losing our performance space. We need your help more than ever. Beer and Wine for 21 and up. Door proceeds go to the performers, bar proceeds go to help pay our insanely expensive rent, please BRING A FRIEND, and BUY TWO BEERS.

update1: Thanks to whomever posted the event to Squidlist! I tried to do that and.. they didn’t accept it.

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Body of Works Ebay auctions: Round 2!

We have just posted our second round of ebay auctions from our opening show, “Body of Works”. Body of Works Ebay auctions, Round 2 Technorati Tags: bodyofworks, ebay, works, workssanjose

We have just posted our second round of ebay auctions from our opening show, “Body of Works”. Please go see what’s up for auction and bid on a set today! All proceeds go towards helping Works pay the rent and keep the doors open!

Body of Works Ebay auctions, Round 2

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SIDESCROLLER – Aug. 29th

On August 29th @ 8pm, Come out and play some retro and not-retro scrolling arcade games while listening to a futuristic dj-mixed soundtrack at Works! We’re in need of some cash money, so please donate a few bucks and buy a beer.

sidescroller 8/29

On August 29th @ 8pm, Come out and play some retro and not-retro scrolling arcade games while listening to a futuristic dj-mixed soundtrack at Works! We’re in need of some cash money, so please donate a few bucks and buy a beer.

Please tell a friend about the event, too! 🙂 kthx.