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Art Sale & Fundraiser

Burnaby Art Gallery Art Sale & Fundraiser

Join us on Saturday, November 22 for an art sale and fundraiser! This one day art sale features original artists' works from Burnaby Art Gallery's Art Rental & Sales, Malaspina PrintmakersJoyce Wiliams Gallery and Charles van Sandwyk. The day also features seven amazing silent auction items (see below for details)!

Pre-Sale Events

Thursday, November 20, 7-9pm
Receive 15% off artworks in the Burnaby Art Gallery Art Rental & Sale’s collection

Friday, November 21, 7-9pm
The Art of Collecting: Join artists Susan Gransby, Joseph Therrien, Barbara Zeigler, Charles van Sandwyk and art historian Hilary Letwin for a panel discussion about collecting works on paper.

7:00pm   Susan Gransby: Welcome and Introductions 
7:10pm    Joseph Therrien: A Brief History of Printmaking 
7:30pm    Hilary Letwin: Renaissance Italian Prints 
7:45pm    Break 
8:05pm    Charles van Sandwyk: Influence of Old Master Prints 
8:20pm   Barbara Zeigler: Contemporary Printmaking 
8:35pm    Questions 
7-9pm   15% off artworks in the Burnaby Art Gallery Art Rental & Sale’s collection and 50% off select gallery catalogues. 

Event Schedule

Saturday, November 22, 12-5pm

Art Sale

  • Burnaby Art Gallery Art Rental artworks will be 15% off.
  • Additional works on sale from Malaspina Printmakers and Joyce Williams Gallery.
  • Charles van Sandwyk Book Signing & Book Sale.

Burnaby Art Gallery Catalogues

  • Select catalogues on sale at 50% off.

Door Prize Draws & Win

  • Every visitor will be entered into a door prize draw for a chance to win (1) adult art gift basket or (1) children art gift basket.
  • Door prize winners will be announced at 2pm and 4pm.
  • Subscribe to our online mailing list and be entered to win a BAG tote bag filled with exhibition catalogues!

Silent Auction Artworks

  • Silent Auction begins at 12noon.
  • Winners announced every 30 minutes from 1-4pm.
Lot 1: Closes at 1pm
Sonny Assu
There Is Hope, If We Rise #4
2013, archival ink on rag paper, digital print
Ed. 13/25, 29.9 x 17.9 cm
Value: $100
Silent Auction: Sonny Assu
Lot 2: Closes at 1:30pm
Kitty Blandy
Sycophant Greeting
2011, serigraph on paper
Ed. 4/7, 46.4 x 52.7 cm
Value: $350
Silent Auction Kitty Blandy
Lot 3: Closes at 2pm
Arnold Shives
Taiya River
1992, intaglio on paper
Ed. 20/25, 22.0 x 14.7 cm
Value: $375
Silent Auction Arnold Shives
Lot 4: Closes at 2:30pm
Gathie Falk
The White Dress
1992, lithograph on paper
Artist proof ed. 5/5, 46.0 x 56.0 cm
Value: $500
Silent Auction Gathie Falk
Lot 5: CLoses at 3pm
J.C. Heywood
Very Late Cubism with Shamisen
1997, UV screenprint on paper
Artist proof, 50.0 x 38.0 cm
Value: $585
Silent Auction JC Heywood
Lot 6: Closes at 3:30pm
Marianna Schmidt
The Grand Concert
1965, etching and aquatint on paper
Ed. 5/10, 61.0 x 86.0 cm
Value: $1000
Silent Auction Marianna Schmidt
Lot 7: Closes at 4pm
Robert Young
The Juggler's Rehearsal
1980, etching and hand colouring on paper
Ed. 28/37, 74.7 x 93.0 cm
Value: $1000
Silent Auction Robert Young