University Museum Gala: Auction

  • This year’s gala, titled Mask, Music, A Night in Venice, will be held on Saturday, September 21, 2013. As part of the gala, a variety of items will be part of a silent auction. Those attending will have the chance to bid on the items below, with more expected to be added to the list.

    All bids must be made at the Gala. No bid under the listed minimum will be accepted. A tax credit is available only on the amount bid and paid above the listed Fair Market Value.

    Photo Description

    1. Handmade Jewelry by C. G. Wyant

    Specially designed for the 2013 Museum Gala at IUP, to be unveiled at the event.

    Fair Market Value: $500

    Minimum Bid: $250

    Dinner at the President’s Residence

    2. Dinner at the President’s Residence

    Dinner for six people with President Mike and First Lady Becky Driscoll at the president’s residence. “You will work with Becky to determine a date and style of the event—black tie, denim, or anything in between.”

    Fair Market Value: $400

    Minimum Bid: $200

    IUP Lively Arts “Totally Everything”

    3. IUP Lively Arts “Totally Everything”

    Season tickets for two people to all events in the 2013–2014 season of visual and performing arts.

    Fair Market Value: $836

    Minimum Bid: $350

    Original Painting,“Rose Garden”

    4. Original Painting,“Rose Garden”

    Signed by the artist, Chuck Olson, named a Master Visual Artist 2013 by Pittsburgh Center for the Arts. Acrylic on panel.

    Fair Market Value: $800

    Minimum Bid: $400

    Original Painting, “Iron Bottom Sound”

    5. Original Painting, “Iron Bottom Sound”

    Signed by the artist, Chuck Olson, named a Master Visual Artist 2013 by Pittsburgh Center for the Arts. Acrylic on panel.

    Fair Market Value: $800

    Minimum Bid: $400

    Original Painting, “Elm Street”

    6. Original Painting, “Elm Street”

    Signed by the artist, Chuck Olson, named a Master Visual Artist 2013 by Pittsburgh Center for the Arts. Acrylic on paper, framed.

    Fair Market Value: $5,000

    Minimum Bid: $2,500

    Life Mask

    7. Life Mask

    Custom-cast in plaster “for a willing person of your choice” by Becky Driscoll.

    Fair Market Value: $200

    Minimum Bid: $100

    Handmade Bead Necklace, “Beyond the Sky”

    8. Handmade Bead Necklace, “Beyond the Sky”

    Glass lampwork beads, individually crafted by Karen Leonardo, with silver foil, crystal Swarovski spacers, and sterling toggle clasp.

    Fair Market Value: $360

    Minimum Bid: $180

    Artisan Mirror, Mosaic Frame

    9. Artisan Mirror, Mosaic Frame

    Artist, Jerry McClure.

    Fair Market Value: $600

    Minimum Bid: $300

    Stay at Farnsworth House Bed & Breakfast

    10. Stay at Farnsworth House Bed & Breakfast

    Two-night stay for two persons in the Hollywood Suite of the Farnsworth House Bed & Breakfast in Amish Country near Marion Center, Pa. King bed, hearty breakfast, near Smicksburg and artists’ studios.

    Fair Market Value: $180

    Minimum Bid: $90

    IUP Sports Memorabilia

    11. IUP Sports Memorabilia

    Football helmet for display, signed by IUP football team members, and an IUP golf shirt.

    Fair Market Value: $140

    Minimum Bid: $75

    Two Season Tickets, IUP Basketball Games

    12. Two Season Tickets, IUP Basketball Games

    Fair Market Value: $200

    Minimum Bid: $100

    Two Season Tickets, IUP Football Games

    13. Two Season Tickets, IUP Football Games

    Fair Market Value: $130

    Minimum Bid: $65

    Cast Bronze Bell, “Cardinal”

    14. Cast Bronze Bell, “Cardinal”

    Artist, John McCombie, Crooked Creek Gallery.

    Fair Market Value: $350

    Minimum Bid: $175

    Original Photograph, Pittsburgh Scene

    15. Original Photograph, Pittsburgh Scene

    Signed by the artist, Kaoru Tohara. Archival inkjet print of the PPG tower in fog, edition 1/5, framed.

    Fair Market Value: $200

    Minimum Bid: $100

    Original Painting, Horse on an Autumn Day

    16. Original Painting, Horse on an Autumn Day

    Signed by the artist, Cora Smith. Oil on panel, framed.

    Fair Market Value: $800

    Minimum Bid: $150

    Original Painting, Autumn Landscape

    17. Original Painting, Autumn Landscape

    Signed by the artist, Hsiao Busch. Acrylic on canvas, framed.

    Fair Market Value: $275

    Minimum Bid: $125

    Original Print, Italian Landscape

    18. Original Print, Italian Landscape

    Signed by the artist, C. Daniel Graves. Etching, edition 14/200, framed.

    Fair Market Value: $145

    Minimum Bid: $75

    Original Print, “Siena”

    19. Original Print, “Siena”

    Signed by the artist, M. Pisano. Small aquatint, edition A/P, framed.

    Fair Market Value: $95

    Minimum Bid: $50

    Original Watercolor, Sailboats

    20. Original Watercolor, Sailboats

    Colorful water scene, unsigned, framed.

    Fair Market Value: $250

    Minimum Bid: $125

    Hand-painted “Scenes of Venice” Banners

    21 A-F. Hand-painted “Scenes of Venice” Banners

    Six gala banners, each 84 inches high and 29 inches wide. Painted by artist-members of the University Museum Board of Directors under the direction of Cathy Paterson.

    Fair Market Value: $100 each

    Minimum Bid: $50 each

    Ceramic Serving Dish

    22. Ceramic Serving Dish

    Signed by the artist, Donn Hedman. Oval serving dish with glazed design.

    Fair Market Value: $75

    Minimum Bid: $35

    Footed Goebel Vase

    23. Footed Goebel Vase

    Porcelain, featuring botanical art from the Smithsonian.

    Fair Market Value: $100

    Minimum Bid: $50

    Art Deco Double Inkwell

    24. Art Deco Double Inkwell

    Brass with glass inkwells, ornate. Antique, by Virginia Metalworks, in excellent condition.

    Fair Market Value: $150

    Minimum Bid: $75

    “Anne Hathaway Cottage” Brass Bookends

    25. “Anne Hathaway Cottage” Brass Bookends

    Antique, circa 1900-1925 by Jennings Brothers, in excellent condition.

    Fair Market Value: $125

    Minimum Bid: $60

    “Tug of War” Brass Bookends

    26. “Tug of War” Brass Bookends

    Antique, in very good condition.

    Fair Market Value: $200

    Minimum Bid: $100

    “Tumbling Library” Brass Bookends

    27. “Tumbling Library” Brass Bookends

    Antique, in very good condition.

    Fair Market Value: $200

    Minimum Bid: $100

    “The Oak Grove” Collectible Box

    28. “The Oak Grove” Collectible Box

    First edition cast resin box with lid. Signed by the artist, IUP alumnus Robert Olszewski, Class of 1968.

    Fair Market Value: $125

    Minimum Bid: $65

    29. Dooney & Bourke Tote Bag with Gift Certificate

    Tucked inside the tote, a gift certificate for Tracey’s Upscale Resale.

    Fair Market Value: $200

    Minimum Bid: $100

    30. Gift Basket: William and Mary Gift Shop

    Guest towels, specialty soaps, note cards, lined journal, decorative items.

    Fair Market Value: $98

    Minimum Bid: $50

    31. Gift Basket: Phoenix Spa and Salon

    Gift certificates for three haircut and styling sessions and an express pedicure.

    Fair Market Value: $120

    Minimum Bid: $60

    32. Gift Basket: Let’s Eat Out

    Gift certificates for Benjamin’s, Roseann’s Everyday Gourmet, Rustic Lodge, and Tres Amigos.

    Fair Market Value: $100

    Minimum Bid: $50

    33. Gift Basket: Coffee and More

    Gift cards and certificates for Café Amadeus, Cozy Corner Café, and the Artists Hand Espresso Bar, plus bags of flame-roasted Sumatra coffee beans and Blood Orange herbal loose-leaf tea.

    Fair Market Value: $71.64

    Minimum Bid: $35

    34. Gift Basket: Vamos A Comer – Let’s eat!

    For two adults, six lessons in basic Spanish, culminating in dinner (included) at Cozumel in Indiana. “Have fun as you learn basic vocabulary to survive in a restaurant atmosphere.”

    Fair Market Value: $290

    Minimum Bid: $150

    35. Gift Basket: Fruits of the Vine

    Eight bottles of selected wines from Spain, Australia, California, Georgia, and Rhode Island.

    Fair Market Value: $100

    Minimum Bid: $50

    36. Gift Basket: Looking Good! Feeling Good!

    Skin products from I Do Therapy and gift certificates for Shear Therapy, Paul Boston Maximum Chiropractic, Intimately Yours, and Indiana Floral.

    Fair Market Value: $320

    Minimum Bid: $110

    Gift Basket: Custom Floral Arrangement

    37. Gift Basket: Custom Floral Arrangement

    Artisan basket with gift certificate for Michael’s Crafts tucked inside. Arrange for a custom arrangement created by Michael’s floral designer, or create your own.

    Fair Market Value: $75

    Minimum Bid: $35

    Many Thanks to Our Donors

    • Artists Hand Gallery (Brian Jones)
    • Benjamin’s Restaurant
    • Hsiao Busch
    • Café Amadeus (Bill and Andy Szep)
    • Carmy Carranza
    • Donna Cashdollar
    • Cozy Corner Café (Craig Smith
    • Crooked Creek Gallery (John McCombie)
    • Trish Dodson
    • William Double
    • Mike and Becky Driscoll
    • Farnsworth House Bed & Breakfast (Jon Perry and William Woodcock)
    • Diana Friedline
    • I Do Therapy
    • Indiana Floral (Shelley and Don Toucey
    • Intimately Yours (Gina Lehman)
    • IUP Athletics Department
    • IUP Libraries (Harrison Wick
    • IUP College of Fine Arts (Michael Hood)
    • Barbara Kubala
    • Karen Leonardo Jewelry
    • Luxenberg Jewelers
    • Maximum Chiropractic (Paul Boston)
    • Jerry McClure
    • Chuck Olson
    • Elaine Palmer
    • Cathy Paterso
    • Phoenix Spa & Salon (Beth Gregg and Thaddeus Golonka
    • Roseann’s Everyday Gourmet (Roseann Lubold
    • Rustic Lodge (Joseph Lubold
    • Shear Simplicity (Susie Lenevich
    • Cora SmithK0aoru ToharaMyron TombTracey’s Upscale
    • Resale (Tracey Howard) Tres Amigos restaurant
    • University Museum at IUP (University Museum Board of Directors)
    • William & Mary Gift Shoppe (Joan Elliot)