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Kala Art Institute invites you to join us for Art | Kala 2018 an exhibition, auction and gala benefit to support Kala’s artistic, cultural, and educational programs.

Judy Gonzalez-Massih and Kava Massih of Kava Massih Architects will host the auction as Honorary Chairs. Art | Kala 2018 opens with a free, fun, and family-friendly Preview Party on Thursday, March 29 and continues with a three-week exhibition featuring inventive, contemporary art made here and now in the Bay Area and beyond. It culminates the night of Saturday, April 21 with a lively Gala Auction of all the work on view.

Art | Kala 2018 features artworks by over 140 talented artists, and unique art-related items, local treasures, gifts and gift certificates, get-a-ways and experiences offered through both live and silent auctions. We are thrilled to honor beloved Kala artists, Taraneh Hemami and Mildred Howard as the 2018 recipients of Kala Master Artists Award.

Preview Party: Thursday, March 29, 6-9 pm, free admission
Exhibition: March 29 – April 21 2018, free admission
Gala Auction: Saturday, April 21, 6-9:30 pm (General admission)

Buy Your Gala Tickets Today!
$100 in advance
$125 at the door
$150 VIP Ticket*
$250 Patron Membership receives two VIP tickets*
*First 30 guests to purchase VIP or Patron Member level tickets receive a limited edition cyanotype by Emily Gui.

Gallery Location: 2990 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley, CA 94702
Phone: 510-841-7000
Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday, 12-5pm; Saturday, 12-4:30pm

Honorary Chairs
Judy Gonzalez-Massih and Kava Massih

Honorary Advisory Committee
Barbara Anderson, Kim Anno, Stephen Beal, Drew Bennett, Kevin B. Chen, Chandra Cerrito, Randy Colosky, Don & Era Farnsworth, Jack Fischer, Kimberly Johansson, Sharon Jue, Jeff Kelley & Hung Liu, Jody Brunk Knowlton, Yasmin Lambie-Simpson, Julia Marshall & Leonard Hunter, Jim Melchert, Kathryn Reasoner, Larry Rinder, Jane Springwater, Katrina Traywick, Bettina Stiewe, Andrea Voinot, Jan Wurm

Auction Committee
Perrin Meyer, Board Co-Chair
Peter Selz, Board Co-Chair
Sylvia Solochek Walters, Board Co-Chair

Trudy Barnes, Victoria Bevington, Jamila Dunn, Ben Engle, Emily Gui, Mayumi Hamanaka, Archana Horsting, Amber Hoy, Ellen Lake, Liz Moser, Lexa Walsh, Alice Wu, Jon Zax

Auctioneer
Dia Bondi
Stellar Fundraising Auctions, Inc.

Food by
California Rose

Music by
Robin Applewood

Participating Artists
Mari Andrews
Gale Antokal
Kathy Aoki
Jenny Balisle
Trudy Barnes
Alice Beasley
Lynn Beldner
Michelle Blade
Lukaza Branfman-Verissimo
Steve Briscoe
Donna Brookman
Janine Brown
Jamie Brunson
Mary Burger
Sofia Carmi
Enrique Chagoya
Elaine Chu
Harry Clewans
Jen Cole
Randy Colosky
Hélène Côté
Modesto Covarrubias
Reed Danziger & Cynthia Ona Innis
Rachel Davis
Stephanie Dennis
Holly Downing
Jessica Dunne
Miriam Dym
Ben Engle
Kota Ezawa
Beth Fein
Barbara Foster
Guillermo Galindo
Karen Gallagher-Iverson
Ewa Gavrielov
Adam Gerlach
Sheila Ghidini
Veronica Graham
Casey Gray
Emily Gui
Jane Hambleton
Jeff Hantman
Taro Hattori
Ellen Heck
Taraneh Hemami
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Melissa Holden
Mildred Howard
Ann Holsberry
Archana Horsting
Shelley Hoyt
Theodora Varnay Jones
Dennis Johnson
Sharon Jue
Lisa Kairos
Hiroyo Kaneko
Pantea Karimi
Sherry Karver
Amy Kaufman
Sandra Kelch
Jenifer Kent
Sarah Klein
Carol Ladewig
Eddie Lee
Jimin Lee
Judith Linhares
Hung Liu
Ellen Little
Cathy Lu
Julia Lucey
Kara Maria
Mary V. Marsh
Vanessa Marsh
Daniel McClain
Robin McCloskey
Jim Melchert
Masako Miki
Michelle Miller
Robert Minervini
Kim Miskowicz
Golbanou Moghaddas
Michelle Murillo
Richard Nagler
Gary Nakamoto
Yuzo Nakano
Jeannie O’Connor
Kelly Ording
Jennie Ottinger
Jonathan Parker
Francesca Pastine
Nora Pauwels
Emily Payne
Johanna Poethig
Carissa Potter
Gustavo Ramos Rivera
Benito Rangel de Maria
Solange Roberdeau & Ido Yoshimoto
Jenny Robinson
Byron Ryono
Deborah Salomon
Leslie Samson-Tabakin
Mark Seely
Deborah Sibony
Linda Simmel
Brian Singer
Sarah Smelser
Robynn Smith
Maryly Snow
Miriam Stahl
M. Louise Stanley
Livia Stein
Jack Stone
Toru Sugita
Leon Sun
Seiko Tachibana
Gail Tarantino
Michelle Theberge
Lava Thomas
Tara Tucker
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Frances Valesco
Cianna Valley
Richard Wagener
Victoria Wagner
Beth Davila Waldman
Sandy Walker
Lexa Walsh
Sylvia Solochek Walters
Katherine Warinner
Kazuko Watanabe
Leila Weefur
Donna Westerman
Heather Wilcoxon
Jenifer Wofford
Lena Wolff
Sandra Wolfson
Chelsea Wong