2022 ARTFWD Art Auction


View and bid on over 40 exceptional artworks and exclusive experience packages. Join us for the opening and closing night parties and MarinMOCA Open Studios.

ARTFWD Annual Benefit Art Auction Exhibition
September 10 - October 15, 2022
Free and open to the public

Register to Bid & View the Auction Catalog

Live Auction & Closing Party
October 15, 4 to 8 pm
Raise your paddle! 
Bid on select artworks by legendary Bay Area artists including Viola Frey, Chester Arnold, Jean Conner, and many others. Enjoy specialty cocktails, exclusive wines, elegant hors d'oeuvres and live music. 

Tickets: $75 VIP | $55 General
Purchase Tickets


Bidding in the Silent Auction 
All bidding for the Silent Auction will be conducted online and closes on October 15 at 8pm. You will receive text updates when your bid is exceeded, allowing you to enter a new bid. Some artworks show a Buy Now price. If you absolutely love a piece, you may purchase it immediately. 
Bidding in the Live Auction
Early bidding for Live Auction items is available online until October 14 at 12pm; at that point, if you have not set a maximum bid online and cannot attend the main event on October 15, please email us at info@marinmoca.org with your proxy bid by 12pm on October 15. A MarinMOCA representative will execute bid(s) on your behalf up to, but not beyond, the defined amount during the Live Auction event on October 15.

Opening Night Party & Silent Auction Kick-Off
September 10, 5 to 8 pm
Free admission! View the artworks available for live and silent auction. Enjoy festive libations & food truck bites.

MarinMOCA Open Studios
September 10, 2 to 8 pm
September 11, 11 am to 5 pm
Free! Visit working artists in their studios throughout the museum campus. More Info

All proceeds benefit MarinMOCA's exhibition and education programs.

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— ARTFWD Sponsors —

Mimi Blakeslee & Steve Fentress
Robin Eber
Law Offices of Marlene Pappas Getchell
Hunter Marvel
Elizabeth Roberts
Jennifer Wechsler
MarinMOCA Board of Directors

— In-Kind Donors —

500 Capp Street Foundation
Black Cat Studio
Black Mountain Ranch
Brickmaiden Breads
Megan Brown
Encore Events
Liam Everett
Fibershed Learning Center
Fortunati Vineyards
Giambroni Design
Zoelle Guthrie
Hanson of Sonoma Distillery
J.B. Blunk Estate
Korbel California Champagne

Mendocino Art Center
Merry Edwards Winery
Perry’s Novato
Piazza d'Angelo
Rileystreet Art Supply
Chara Schreyer
Seager Gray Gallery
Stone Brewing Company
Lauren Szabo
The Donum Estate
The Painters Place
The Pines Sausalito
Trader Joe’s
Ido Yoshimoto​

— Auction Committee —

Lindsay Albert
Colette Battaglia
Daniel Daniloff
Robin Eber
Tania Houtzager
Amy Owen
Donna Seager
Daelyn Short Farnham
Jennifer Wechsler  

Sponsorships are still available.
For more information please contact: info@marinmoca.org 

Auction Co-Chairs
Mimi Blakeslee
Shiva Pakdel

Ruth Yankoupe