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Night Stories | Silent Auction

August 18 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Friday, August 18, 6:30-8pm
Open bidding at CMCA Summer Gala; absentee bids accepted until noon on August 18. Contact jthompson@cmcanow.org or call (207) 701-5005 to place absentee bid(s).

Auction Items

Lot 1
Exclusive to CMCA | Sam Cady, gull view, sand and little sand, low tide, morning, 2017
Born in 1943 in Boothbay Harbor, Maine, Sam Cady has been sailing and exploring the coast of Maine his entire life and the imprint of the state’s rugged topography, numerous offshore islands, and waterfront industries is threaded through his art. Published on the occasion of the solo exhibition Sam Cady | Parts of the Whole at CMCA in Spring 2017.
13 x 19 in. unframed; 19 x 25 in. framed
4 of 75
Printed on archival Epson paper using archival inks
Editioned, titled, and signed by artist on the front
Courtesy of the artist
Starting Bid: $350 (valued at $550)

 


Lot 2
Exclusive to CMCA | Don Voisine, Red, hot, and cool, 2016
Rooted in the language of architecture, Voisine’s paintings, prints and drawings convey a sense of shifting spatial interactions through the use of symmetry, color, surface, and precise, hard-edged forms. Published on the occasion of the exhibition Don Voisine | X/V at CMCA in Fall 2016.
12 x 15 in. unframed; 18 x 21 in. framed
15 of 30; 10 AP
Printed on Epson Hot Press Natural papers (330 gsm) on an Epson Stylus Pro 11880 printer using archival UltraChrome K3 inks with Vivid Magenta by at Supreme Digital in Brooklyn, New York by Brendan Carney and Elizabeth Haberkorn
Courtesy of the artist
Starting Bid: $400 (valued at $750)

 


Lot 3
Exclusive to CMCA | Alex Katz, Flowers 2, 2017
Known internationally for his iconic representational paintings, Alex Katz (b. 1927) has been a summer resident of Lincolnville, Maine, for more than six decades and is a longtime supporter of CMCA. He has called the new CMCA building, which opened to the public in June 2016, “a game-changer for Maine art.” The exhibition Alex Katz | Small Paintings was part of CMCA’s inaugural opening in Summer 2016.
22.75 x 28.5 in. unframed; 28.75 x 34.5 in. framed
90 of 100
Signed and numbered by the artist on the front
Published with Archival Pigment Inks on Crane Museo Max 365 gsm paper by Lococo Fine Art
Courtesy of the artist
Starting Bid: $2400 (valued at $4400)

 


Lot 4
Mark Wethli, Untitled, 1993
Mark Wethli (b. 1949) is a painter and public artist who lives and works in Brunswick, Maine, where he is also the A. LeRoy Greason Professor of Art at Bowdoin College. Continually asking the viewer to contemplate their own awareness of knowing and seeing, Wethli has explored many forms in his artwork including painting, sculpture and installation, both representational and abstract. The exhibition Mark Wethli | Piper Cub was held at CMCA in Spring 2017.
Oil on canvas mounted on panel
44 x 35 in. framed
Courtesy of a private collector
Starting Bid: $3900 (valued at $6500)

 


Lot 5
JT Gibson, Leading Edge, 2009
JT Gibson is a graduate of the Pratt Institute, where he studied sculpture and photography. He is founding director of Metaphor Bronze in Morrill, Maine, creating high-quality custom bronze works for designers and artists, including Maya Lin and Peter Marino Architects, along with his own artwork which draws from elemental forms in nature. In 2011, his large scale installation, Operation Milkweed, was exhibited on the façade of CMCA’s building in Rockport, ME.
Cast bronze
1 of 3
17.5 x 17.5 x 5 in.
Courtesy of a private collector
Starting Bid: $2200 (valued at $3600)

 


Lot 6
Private tour + lunch for six (6) guests | Winslow Homer Studio + Black Point Inn, Prouts Neck, ME
Join Jessica May, Deputy Director and Robert and Elizabeth Nanovic Chief Curator of the Portland Museum of Art, on a private tour for six people of the Winslow Homer Studio in beautiful Prouts Neck. Visitors to the Winslow Homer Studio are guided through the property as they learn about the artistic heritage of Winslow Homer and Maine. The Winslow Homer Studio is where the great American artist lived and worked from 1884 until his death in 1910. Following the tour, enjoy a group lunch at the beautiful, historic Black Point Inn. Experience the mystique of Maine and join our PMA colleague for this exclusive opportunity.
Courtesy of Portland Museum of Art and Black Point Inn, Prouts Neck
Starting bid: $750 (valued at $1,200)

 


Lot 7
Two tickets to Broadway’s hit musical, Hamilton | Richard Rogers Theatre, NYC
Cut the ticket line by an entire year!! These are highly sought after producers’ house seats. You are guaranteed one of your three chosen dates (can be as early as October 2017) and will be receive physical confirmation 30 days prior to ticketed performance.
Courtesy of Anonymous donor
Starting bid: $1000 (valued at $2000)

 


Lot 8
Two round trip (RKD-BOS) airline tickets on Cape Air
Fly courtesy Cape Air between Knox County Regional Airport (RKD) and Boston Logan International Airport (BOS).
Courtesy of Cape Air
Starting bid: $450 (valued at $700)

 


Lot 9
Anne Neely, Maine Meditation #24, 2014

Anne Neely’s paintings from her studio in Jonesport, ME, address the elemental shifts and changes found in the coastal environment. Drawing upon memory, dreams, and direct observation, she creates an invented pictorial world where sky, earth, and water become one. Where “above” and “below”, “near” and “far” merge and flow in a symbiotic dance of color, line, and mark making. Neely was featured as part of CMCA’s Counterpoint exhibition series in 2012.
Watercolor on paper
11 x 15 in. unframed, 15 x 18 in. framed
Courtesy of the artist
Starting bid: $720 (valued at $1200)

 


Lot 10
Two hour private iPhone photography workshop for two (2) with Roberta Baumann
Do you have an iPhone and want to learn more about its camera, settings, and applications? Do you have questions about choosing and using photographic apps to create awe-inspiring effects and beautiful photographs? Roberta Baumann is a fine art photographer, teacher, and Gallery Director at Landing Gallery in Rockland. Roberta has taught iPhone photography at the Maine Media Workshops, 26 Split Rock Cove, River Arts, Georges River Land Trust, Landing Gallery, and in private classes. This is your opportunity to discover the power, fun, and stunning output that’s possible from your iPhone! Certificate to be used within the next 6 months either at Landing Gallery or a mutually agreed upon location. Days and times are flexible.
Courtesy of Roberta Baumann
Starting bid: $185 (valued at $300)

 


Lot 11
Reservations + dinner for four (4) at The Lost Kitchen, with Rob and Karen Brace, CMCA Chair
Get a coveted seat at the sold-out, critically-acclaimed, destination restaurant, The Lost Kitchen, in Freedom, Maine. Dining at The Lost Kitchen is an exquisitely orchestrated event that is to be savored and long remembered. CMCA Chair, Karen Brace, and her husband, Rob, have four seats open at their table for the 6pm seating on Saturday, September 2, 2017. You are bidding on the reservations and the cost of your meal (approximately $135 per person, including tax and gratuity). Wine and alcohol not included, BYO or purchase at the Lost Kitchen Cellar Shop. As a recent New York Times review stated, “Dinner at the Lost Kitchen is an occasion!”
Courtesy of Karen and Rob Brace
Starting bid: $1000 (valued at limitless)

 


Lot 12
ArtLab ArtParty for up to twelve (12) participants | All ages
Ready, set, CREATE! A private, two-hour workshop of artistic exploration and creative fun for you, your friends, children, or grandchildren. We provide the instruction and materials, you bring the imagination–and everyone goes home with an original work of art. Certificate to be used by August 31, 2018; days and times are flexible.
Starting bid: $400 (valued at $600)

 


Lot 13
Two-night art + dinner package in midcoast Maine | 250 Main + Nīna June + CMCA

Enjoy a two-night stay at 250 Main, the stylish new luxury hotel in the art center of Maine. The hotel overlooks Rockland’s harbor and is convenient to its many exciting shops and galleries. Along with chic hotel accommodations, you will be treated to a very special curator-led tour of CMCA. Your package includes a $100 gift certificate to the sophisticated and acclaimed Rockport restaurant Nīna June.
Courtesy of 250 Main + Nīna June
Starting bid: $325 (valued at $650)

 


Lot 14
Max+ Age Defying Facial Treatment | Beauty Mark Spa, Camden or Portland, ME

Revive your skin’s natural cellular activity with absolutely no downtime or redness, just healthier skin! Designed to support, calm, and clear all skin types. Innovative LED light therapy uses 100% safe light-emitting diodes at specific spectrums of light to stimulate cells, increase circulation, and promote collagen production. This popular spa service can be scheduled at either of Beauty Mark’s locations (Camden or Portland).
Courtesy of Beauty Mark
Starting bid: $100 (valued at $229)

 


Lot 15
One-week stay, December 17-24, 2017 | Royal Dunes Resort in Hilton Head, South Carolina
Escape to an elegant, spacious three-bedroom/three-bath condo in the gold-star oceanfront community of Port Royal, SC. The condo features a fully furnished kitchen and private balcony, two luxurious master bedrooms with king beds and private bathrooms, a guest bedroom with two twin beds, living room with a sleeper sofa, a guest bathroom, and can comfortably accommodate up to eight (8) guests. The resort is located just a short walk from a gorgeous beach, and features two pools, a playground, shuffleboard, picnic area, and grilling area. Amenities include: free wifi; hairdryers; DVD players; cable television; private balconies; washer and dryer; fully-furnished kitchens with granite counters; elevators; parking space. Weeks can be combined.
Courtesy of Cindy Feltzin
Week 1 (12/17/17 – 12/24/17): Starting bid: $750 (valued at $1,530)

 


Lot 16
One-week stay, December 24-31, 2017 | Royal Dunes Resort in Hilton Head, South Carolina
Escape to an elegant, spacious three-bedroom/three-bath condo in the gold-star oceanfront community of Port Royal, SC. The condo features a fully furnished kitchen and private balcony, two luxurious master bedrooms with king beds and private bathrooms, a guest bedroom with two twin beds, living room with a sleeper sofa, a guest bathroom, and can comfortably accommodate up to eight (8) guests. The resort is located just a short walk from a gorgeous beach, and features two pools, a playground, shuffleboard, picnic area, and grilling area. Amenities include: free wifi; hairdryers; DVD players; cable television; private balconies; washer and dryer; fully-furnished kitchens with granite counters; elevators; parking space. Weeks can be combined.
Courtesy of Cindy Feltzin
Week 2 (12/24/17 – 12/31/17): Starting bid: $750 (valued at $1,530)

 


Lot 17
Private one-hour golf lesson with Samoset Golf Pro, Gary Soule | Samoset Resort on the Ocean, Rockport, ME

Samoset Resort Head Golf Professional, Gary Soule, has over 25 years of teaching experience. Gary has held head golf professional positions at both Resort and Private golf clubs. He has also owned and operated successful golf schools in Florida, South Carolina, and Maine. Gary has taught all levels of students from true beginners to touring professionals.
Courtesy of Gary Soule
Starting bid: $50 (valued at $100)

 


Lot 18
Two (2) one-hour tennis lessons with Maureen O’Keefe | Megunticook Golf Club, Rockport, ME

Tennis Anyone?  Two one-hour tennis lessons with Maureen O’Keefe, at the elegant Megunticook Golf Club in September or October. Here’s an opportunity to improve your game with a very special tennis coach. Maureen is the Assistant Pro at Megunticook. She served as the Personal Coach of King Hussein, was the National Tennis Coach of Jordan, and played on the Stanford University Varsity Tennis Team.
Courtesy of Maureen O’Keefe
Starting bid: $50 (valued at $120)

 


Lot 19
Olive oil tasting for up to eight (8) people with olive oil expert Nancy Harmon Jenkins | Nīna June, Rockport, ME

Treat yourself and friends to a unique olive oil tasting with food writer and olive oil expert Nancy Harmon Jenkins. Discover the flavors of great olive oil. Learn the difference between good oil and bad oil. Taste a few tapas made with fine extra-virgin. Nancy’s recent books (2015) are Virgin Territory: Exploring The World of Olive Oil and The Four Seasons of Pasta, written jointly with her daughter Sara Jenkins of Nīna June in Rockport and Porsena in New York.  A prolific writer, Nancy is a regular contributor to the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post and other publications and well known as an expert in olive oil and its uses in Mediterranean cuisines. Up to eight people for tasting at Nīna June, with date and time to be established at least a month ahead.
Courtesy of Nancy Harmon Jenkins
Starting bid: $800 (valued at $1200)

 


Lot 20
An after-hours personal shopping experience for four (4) at fourTWELVE! | Rockland, ME

Shop in style at one of Rockland’s premiere clothing boutiques, fourTWELVE! You and your special guests will enjoy a unique, after-hours shopping experience with wine, sparkling water, and hors d’oeuvres, with personal styling advice by shop owner and fashion designer Beth Bowley. Guests receive a certificate for $250 each, with an additional discount on any purchases over $250 per person on night of event. Certificate for event valid through August 2018. Dates and times dependent on shop schedule.
Courtesy of fourTWELVE + Beth Bowley
Starting bid: $750 (valued at $1500)

 


Lot 21
An afternoon at Highcroft Farm with Sarah + John Akin for up to six (6) people | Highcroft Farm, Appleton, ME | All ages

You and your friends and family will enjoy visiting Highcroft Farm in Appleton, ME. Take a stroll through stunning gardens, historic barns, and a working fiber studio. Tailor your tour to learn about the various approaches to garden design, raising fiber animals, processing wool, and natural dyeing techniques. Children will especially enjoy the experience of meeting the Finnsheep, Angora goats and rabbits, Jersey cows, Saanan goats, chickens, and Molly the pony. End your day with a delicious English High Tea in the garden.
Courtesy of Highcroft Farm, Appleton, Maine
Starting bid: $175 (valued at $350)

 


Lot 22
Lobster dinner for four (4) at McLoons Lobster Shack | Spruce Head Island, ME

There’s nothing more “Maine” than a traditional lobster dinner with friends at McLoons Lobster Shack on Spruce Head Island. Paired with breathtaking views over a working wharf and Spruce-fringed islands, you’ll even get a McLoons hat to top of the evening!
Courtesy of McLoons Lobster Shack
Starting bid: $50 (valued at $90)

 


Lot 23
One round of golf for two (2) | Samoset Resort Golf Course, Rockport, ME

Celebrating over one hundred years of premier Maine golf, the Samoset Golf Course continues to inspire players of all skill levels with its breathtaking ocean vistas and one of the most challenging finishing holes in New England. Meandering along Rockport’s scenic coastline and through the woods, the Samoset’s 18-hole championship golf course boasts seven oceanside holes and 14 holes with spectacular views of the Atlantic. Certificate is valid for one year; excludes tee times in July and August.
Courtesy of Samoset Resort on the Ocean
Starting bid: $175 (valued at $290)

Details

Date:
August 18
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

CMCA
21 Winter Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Phone:
207-701-5005