Castlefield Gallery will hold an extraordinary Fundraising Auction on Wednesday 30 May.
The auction will feature 50+ original art works from nationally and internationally acclaimed artists/curators, many of whom have exhibited or worked with Castlefield Gallery before such as Pavel Büchler, Shezad Dawood (Abraaj Capital Art Prize and Tate Triennial), Leo Fitzmaurice (Northern Art Prize 2011 winner), Lubaina Himid MBE, Mark Leckey (Turner Prize 2008 winner), Haroon Mirza (Silver Lion, Venice Biennale 2011), Tim Noble & Sue Webster, Hans-Ulrich Obrist, Olivia Plender (British Art Show and Tate Triennial), Peter Saville, David Shrigley and Liam Spencer with 100% of the auction sales proceeds going to Castlefield Gallery.
The auctioneer for the evening will be highly respected artist and teacher Professor Pavel Büchler of Manchester Metropolitan University, assisted by Stephen Snoddy, Director, The New Art Gallery Walsall. Plus lending his support to the auction will be CG's special guest, author, DJ and journalist, Dave Haslam.
The gallery is now calling on art lovers and collectors to support it in raising funds that will ensure Castlefield Gallery's continual success in providing exhibiting and professional development opportunities for artists.
Online bidding starts 4 May, works will be exhibited at the gallery from 11 May, all bidding ends with the live auction event on Wed 30 May.
Donating artists/curators to date:
David Alker, t s Beall, Alan Birch, Andrew Bracey, Pavel Büchler, Gordon Cheung,
Elaine Constantine, Ben Cove, Gordon Dalton, Shezad Dawood, Jane Chavez-Dawson, Mike Chavez-Dawson, Tracey Eastham, Chris Evans, Simon Faithfull, Doug Fishbone, Leo Fitzmaurice, Mary Griffiths, David Gledhill, Rachel Goodyear, S Mark Gubb, Tom Hackney, David Hancock, Sarah Hardacre, Lubaina Himid MBE, James Ireland, Hilary Jack, Samson Kambalu, Naomi Kashiwagi, Mark Leckey, David Mackintosh, Susie MacMurray, Jim Medway, Haroon Mirza, Fionna Murray, Tim Noble & Sue Webster, Hans-Ulrich Obrist, David Osbaldeston, Olivia Plender, Magnus Quaife, Arthur Roberts, Kim Rugg, Peter Saville, Dallas Seitz, Mit Senoj, Richard Shields, David Shrigley, Rebecca Sitar, Liam Spencer, Roger Stephenson OBE, Jason Thompson and Alison Turnbull.