CAP Auction

From: Jenn
Sent on: Tuesday, January 14, 2014 11:11 PM

Hello everyone,

Just wanted to pass on this info. about the CAP Auction. If you're interested in donating a piece of your artwork for consideration to  be in the auction, read on! The drop off for artwork is coming up soon (1/25 and 1/26).


Please join us for Cascade AIDS Project’s 25th Annual Art Auction.

We are honored by the local art community’s support, and deeply gratified by the dramatic difference we’ve made together in the lives of thousands infected and affected by HIV/AIDS. Once again we ask you to support CAP’s mission to prevent HIV infections, support and empower people affected and infected by HIV/AIDS and to eliminate HIV/AIDS related stigma by donating artwork for this important event.

The CAP Art Auction will take place on Saturday, May 3, 2014, at the historicMemorial Coliseum. The event is comprised of two parts: the Patron Dinner and Grand Event. The Patron Dinner includes a formal dinner on the floor of the Coliseum bowl with a live auction and entertainment, and the Grand Event takes place on the concourse and includes food and beverage from many of the best purveyors in town.  Artists selected to be included in the live auction receive two complimentary tickets to the Patron Dinner (valued at $500) while those selected for the silent auction receive two complimentary tickets to the Grand Event (valued at $200). Details follow on the process for selecting art and how you can be involved.

Curator and Selection Committee

Curator Prudence F. Roberts teaches and directs the Helzer Art Gallery at Portland Community College’s Rock Creek campus. Prudence will choose no more than 15 live auction pieces and with the selection committee will choose 20 honorable mentions from among the 165 silent auction pieces. This year, our selection committee includes:Charles Froelick of Froelick Gallery, Daniel Peabody of Elizabeth Leach Gallery,Amy Caplan of Caplan Art Designs, Leah Jackson of Angst Gallery.


The minimum bid for artwork is 75% of the artist’s declared estimated value.  A maximum of 200 pieces of art are selected for auction, and all artwork is juried with the goal of displaying professional high quality, well-crafted art of diverse media. Only one submission may be made per artist. Please note that artwork must be original; giclées, reproduction posters, and other reproduction items will not be accepted.


All selected art will be published online, and Live Auction and Honorable Mentions will appear in a printed catalog at the Patron Dinner. If you are a gallery-represented artist, and five or more artists contribute from the gallery that represents you, your art will be displayed together with prominent signage for the gallery.


To learn more about Cascade AIDS Project, please visit To see last year’s Auction art and event highlights, please visit our facebook page:

Donation Form enclosed

  • Please complete one copy of the Procurement Form. To decrease the possibility of errors, please complete the form online
  • A donation receipt will be mailed to you post-event (not all submissions will be accepted for Auction. If your art is not juried-in, you may donate it directly to CAP or may retrieved it).
  • All artwork must be framed and ready to hang, with correct wiring or hanging apparatus.

· Submit your art via your gallery if represented or at the DROP-OFF LOCATION: 81 SE Yamhill, Portland OR 97214. There will be signage and volunteers at the site to direct you.


· Wednesday, January 23, 2014: If you are a gallery-represented artist and your gallery is allowing us to pick up from their location, let us do the work for you!  Drop off your artwork to your gallery by 5:00 pmArt Work Fine Art Services will pick-up your piece and deliver it to the artwork drop-off location to be juried.

· Saturday and Sunday, January 25 and 26, 2014: 10:00 am – 3:00pm, Independent and gallery artists may drop off artwork at 81 SE Yamhill, Portland OR 97214.

· Friday, February 14, 2014: All artists notified about juried decisions.

· Thursday April 10, 2014: 5:30 – 7:30pm, Artist Reception with Live and Honorable Mention Art Preview

· Saturday, May 3, 2014:  CAP Art Auction at Memorial Coliseum.


We appreciate your consideration, and we want you to know that with funds raised from the Art Auction, CAP continues to offer essential services while also being rated one of the ten most admired nonprofits in Oregon. CAP’s accomplishments last year include:

· Delivered HIV/AIDS education and prevention to more than 16,000 people.

· Coordinated wrap-around support services for 2,500 men, women, and children affected by and infected with HIV/AIDS.

· Provided direct housing and housing-related services to 485 households with HIV/AIDS.

· Received almost 3,000 information requests on the Oregon AIDS/STD Hotline and reached over 4,500 people through Pivot and community outreach.


Thank you for supporting the work of Cascade AIDS Project. If you have any questions contact Andrew Shayde, Special Events Coordinator, at [masked].

Peter Parisot

Director of Development & Communications

Cascade AIDS Project


Cascade AIDS Project – Development Office | 503 223. 9255

Office: [masked] | Fax: [masked]
208 SW Fifth Ave., Suite 800 Portland, OR 97204


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