Wednesday, August 19, 2009

KVIE Art Auction Preview Party this Monday, August 24th

The annual KVIE Art Auction Preview Party will be held on Monday, August 24, 2009 from 5:30pm - 8:30pm.

This year's theme for the auction is "Home is where the art is!" Join KVIE Public Television for a celebration to unveil this year’s KVIE Art Auction collection. Explore over 250 works, meet inspiring local artists, enjoy fine wines from the Amador Vintners’ Association, and sample hors d’oeuvres and desserts from local restaurants.

Some of the participating artists include, Gary Dinnen, Jennifer, Tachera, Jian Wang, Jack Alvarez, Vicki Asp, Donna Billick, Victoria Brooks, Francisco Castro, Eric Dahlin, Ed Goldman, Jim Hensley, Miles Hermann, Ning Hou, Jarad Konopitski, Steve Memering, Margaret Woodcock.

Restaurants participating at the party will be: Ambrosia Café, Hannibal’s Catering, Bandera, Jealousy Catering, Apollo Olive Oil, Just 4 U Catering, California Pizza Kitchen, La Bou Delivers, Chocolate Architect, It’s A Grind Coffeehouse – Folsom, Dante Club, Mass Peal Catering, Event Architects, Opa! Opa!, Fat Cat Scones, Pyramid Alehouse, 4th Street Grille, Thai Basil

Wineries pouring all belong to the Amador Vintner's Association and include: Amador Cellars, Renwood Winery, Amador Foothill Winery, Shenandoah Vineyards, Bray Vineyards, Sobon Estate, Deaver Vineyards, Terra d’Oro, Drytown Cellars, and Vino Noceto.

Here is a link to the participating galleries.

The party will be held at the KVIE Studios, 2030 W. El Camino Avenue. For more information, you can call (916) 641-3651.

You can purchase tickets online ($40) with this link.

So if you're looking for some new pieces for your home or office, get a head start on all those bidders this Monday at the preview party. Support KVIE, sample some appetizers from some of Sac's best restaurants and caterers, and sip Amador wines while you shop! See you there!

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