Kalabration 35+1

kalabration 35+1

Title: Kalabration 35+1
Location: Kala Gallery
Date: 2010-05-20
Start Time: 6:30 pm
End Time: 9:30 pm

Tickets: $125 Now on Sale! Purchase below online or call 510-841-7000 for tickets.

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Description: Join us for a lively 36th anniversary party of great art, music and celebration.

The event offers a preview of the Groundswell exhibition, of environmentally focused works by California artists, in the Kala Gallery curated by Betti-Sue Hertz, Director of Visual Arts at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Come and meet the artists and curator!

groundswell, exhibition at Kala Gallery

We will be honoring Enrique Chagoya that evening with the Kala Master Artist Award. Two of Chagoya’s artworks will be offered during the celebration, one in the silent auction and the other in a special art raffle exclusive to event attendees.

Enrique Chagoya

There will be live Latin jazz music, and Grace Street Catering has planned a tantalizing vegetarian menu, that will be accompanied by fine wine from Rock Wall Wine Co., Francis Ford Coppola Winery, Periscope Cellars,  and other local vintners.

We are featuring a silent auction that includes unique art experiences, specialty items and exquisite artwork:

house in the Berkshiresa private gathering for 12 at the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts at the Legion of Honor with the Curator-in-Charge Karin Breuer
a monotype party for 10 at Kala
a private studio tour with Hung Liu
Pave Fine Jewelry
a house in the Berkshires for a week
prints by Roy De Forest, Robert Bechtle, Nathan Olivera, and others

Robert BechtleRobert Bechtle
71 Caprice
Lithograph, edition of 60
Courtesy of John Berggruen Gallery

Nathan Oliveira
Bird (Crow)
Two color stone lithograph,
From the 50′s
Signed/proof
Image size: 25″x19″
Paper size:    28″x22″

Roy De ForestRoy De Forest
Untitled
Lithograph, chine colle and metallic pigments
Edition no 36/50, 1995


…… and much, much more!

Kala is pleased to have distinguished Sonoma art collectors, Steve and Nancy Oliver as Honorary Chairs for Kala’s special anniversary event.

Thank you to Kalabration 35 + 1 sponsors: Nancy & Rich Robbins/Wareham Development, Kava Massih Architects, Mechanics Bank, Meyer Sound, Richard Nagler & Sheila Sosnow, Steve & Nancy Oliver, and Minuteman Press, Berkeley.

For more information please contact Celeste Smeland, Development Director at 510-841-7000 or by e-mail at celeste@kala.org.

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