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Minneapolis, MN—April 25, 2014—The Minneapolis College of Art and Design presents The Auction at MCAD on Friday, May 9, 2014. Featured works by distinguished alumni and faculty from the past several decades will be auctioned with proceeds supporting the MCAD Scholarship Fund.

“We want to make MCAD artists accessible to the community,” says Leslie Berkshire, MCAD board member and auction committee co-chair. “This is a way to expand MCAD’s reach in the community and develop more visibility—as well as support the scholarship fund for students.”

Prospective buyers have the opportunity to preview works online before the bidding begins. “This won’t be just another charity auction,” says Berkshire, “it will be a celebration of the MCAD community, for the benefit of current and future students. This auction will be special because every work of art available has a connection to MCAD.”

The Auction Details

Theme: Bid. Buy. Collect.
When: Friday, May 9 @ 7:30 p.m.
Where: MCAD Main Gallery
Tickets: $150, Buy Now
Special guests: Andrew Flesher, Principal, Andrew Flesher Interiors
Sponsor: US Bank

Contributing Artists

Ta-coumba Aiken ‘74
Betsy Byers ‘0
Kate Casanova ‘08
Ed Charbonneau ‘06
Marlo Cronquist-Rice ‘01
Toni Dachis ‘78
Greg Dickerson, MFA ‘00
Gregory Euclide ‘08
Stephen Filla-Kim ‘05
Nate Flink ‘94
Samantha French ‘05
Linda Frichtel
John Gaunt
Barbara Gilhooly
Tynan Kerr ‘07
Brian Lesteberg ‘04
Heidi Libera ‘83
Melissa Loop ‘05
Lauri Lyons ‘03
George Mahoney ‘04
Richard Merchan ‘78
Patrick Miller ‘02
William Murray ‘74
Don Myhre
Justin Newhall 94
Todd Norsten ‘90
Elizabeth Patterson ’77
Gene Pittman, MFA ‘00
Mac Plumstead ‘08
Ed Rath ‘74
Stevie Rexroth
Kyle Staver ‘76
Amanda Bliss Taylor, MFA ’95
Duff Thury ‘91
Pamela Valfer ‘94
Shen Wei ‘03
Christopher Williams ‘07
Peter Williams ‘75