Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Art Auction for Japanese Disaster Relief...

The magnitude of the disaster in Japan is so great as to be almost incomprehensible. It is with shock and heartsickness that I have watched the news and heard of the horrors unleashed by the massive earthquake last week. The scale of the suffering is mind-boggling.

My friend Tom Schaller has put it so well -- "As individuals, we can often feel helpless in light of such a disaster, but by joining forces through our art, we can hope to make some small difference." To this end, I am joining with a number of my friends who are auctioning their paintings, with all proceeds to go to the Japanese Red Cross. You may see the work of other painters who are participating by going to Art Auctions for Japanese Disaster Relief. Thanks to my friend Iain Stewart for setting up the site.

Here is my painting (ready to frame), with auction details following:


Watch the Birdie
watercolor, 8" x 8"
archival double mat, 16" x 16"


To place a bid, email me at chrisbeck.1661@gmail.com -- please put Japan Art Auction in the subject line.

Please start the bidding at $75. I will post bids as I receive them.

SOLD!! Thanks for bidding.

Bidding will close at 8 pm PDT on Monday, March 21 and the winner will be notified by email as soon as possible. Buyer will be responsible for shipping costs.

I posted a second painting on Thursday morning. If you found this post through the group auction site, you can click on the blog header to see all my posts.

4 comments:

  1. LOVE IT!!
    I forgot that they're S&P shakers. Sweet!

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  2. This painting makes me smile. Great light and shadows. I bet it will fetch a good price.

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