Spring Gala Online Auction

Auction is live online from 1:00pm on April 6th to 5:00pm on April 20th
Proxy bidding will be available the night of the fundraiser; please send an email to: rootsandc@gmail.com
Auction procedure and information

Karl Wirsum
DYE O RAMA HYENA, 2017, 8-color Hand-Pulled Screen Print on Mohawk Superfine UltraWhite, 160 lb cover Deckled Edges 19" X 24"

Derrick Woods-Morrow
Before Grace, 2016, Inkjet print mounted to Sintra, 18" X 24"

Ruby T
Study for MEMO! , 2018, Ink on vellum, 18" X 12"

Ryan Fenchel
Untitled, 2018, Oil, ink on paper mounted to canvas, 18" X 27"

Michael Lopez
Pieces, 2018, Wood, Fabric, Plastic, Paint, 54" X 8" X 6"

Cathy Hsiao
Proxy, 2018, Concrete, plaster, brazilwood, indigo, turmeric, chamomile tea, sharpie, wire, 15" X 7" X 1.2"

George J Liebert
Untitled, , Urethane acrylic, 20" X 28"

Carmen Price
Your Young Duality, 2016, Gouache and flashe on paper, 10.5" X 11", framed

Tyson Reeder
ALGAE, 2017, Marker, graphite, collage on paper, 18" X 12" framed

Mel Cook
MY SOURCES SAY NO, 2017, Oil on canvas 20" X 16"

Jessica Campbell
Paddy Reilly’s Irish Pub & Restaurant, Fribourg, Switzerland, 2016, Acrylic rug and oil on panel, 40" X 30"

Alexander Stewart
Formation 2, , Ink on paper, 11” x 14”

Robert Chase Heishman
No Title, 2018, Archival inkjet print, 15" X 23"

Michelle Grabner
Untitled , 2017, Oil and burlap on panel, 11" X 8.5"

Elijah Burgher
Untitled, 2017, Stratograph, 23 1/2" X 18", courtesy of the artist and Western Exhibitions, Chicago

Samantha Bittman
Untitled, 2018, Acrylic on hand-woven textile, 10” X 8”, courtesy of the artist and Andrew Rafacz Gallery

Sara Condo
Geodesic Dome, 2018, Archival Inkjet Print, Framed 14.5" X 20”

Dan Miller and Aaron Walker
Packaway Table (RH-BM) , 2018 , Plywood folding table, 16” w x 12 1/8” d x 36” h (standing) 16” w x 18” x 1 1/8” h (folded) Artist's proof

Jesse Malmed
Readiest Made, 2017, metal, plastic, wood, 4" X 4" X 4”

Jeanine Coupe Ryding
Boats, 2017, Woodcut Print, 25” X 38”

Alex Chitty
Women in Clothes, 2017, Walnut, insulation foam, graphite 9" x 3 3/4" x 3 3/4", courtesy of the artist and Patron

Paul Mpagi Sepuya
Darkroom (_2010616), 2017, Archival pigment print, 24" X 20' framed, courtesy of the artist and DOCUMENT

Lilli Carré
Goat with Flowers, 2018, Handwoven textile, 10.5” X 8”, courtesy of the artist and Western Exhibitions, Chicago

Jenny Kendler
Endless Thylacine, 2011, Archival inkjet print mounted on Sintra, 20" X 36"

Guadalupe Rosales
Night of Noise, , Photograph (light jet c-print), 16" X 20"

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Small Maniac, 2016, Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglas, 13 1/2" X 10 1/2", courtesy of the artist and DOCUMENT

Alejandro Jimenez-Flores
Lightness, 2016, Charcoal and acrylic gouache on paper, 10" X 16"

Erin Nelson
40th and Telegraph, 2015, Dye sublimation print on aluminum, wool flocking, cobalt, stand-offs, 14” x 11”, courtesy of the artist and DOCUMENT

Liz Ensz
Landfill #1, 2018, cast iron, glass, wax, brass, 8.5" x 11" x 7"

Jeremy Christopher Bolen
Landscape Investigation #5, 2016, Color Transparency Film exposed to the Advanced Photon Source Beam at Argonne Laboratory, Gilded Dirt from Site, 12" X 12"

UNTITLED (PUERTO VALLARTA PALM FRONDS), 2017, Packing tape phototransfer on watercolor paper, 12" X 9"

Yvette Mayorga
America is Sweet Again, 2017, acrylic, textile, tinfoil, cake topper, and piping on canvas, 6" X 9"

April Martin
Running Into Wives , 2014, digital embroidery on canvas, 10" x 18"

Amina Ross
Deliver Joelle! Deliver! (1), 2017, Framed Archival inkjet print, 15" X 21"

Alice Tippit
Skirt, 2018, Watercolor, india ink, adhesive, paper, 11" X 15" framed

Kevin Stuart
Oh no (hey you), 2018, oil on panel, 6" X 8"

Roni Packer
Circle, 2015, oil on wood panel, 11" X 14"

Danny GIles
Face Jug, 2014, Glazed ceramic, 5.5”X5”

Heather Mekkelson
Pleides Bound, 2018, Concrete, shellac, metallic powder, elastic, 10” x 11” x 4”

John Henley
Encyclopedic Knowledge: Gods, , oil and ink on paper, 35" X 23"

Gabrielle Garland
Untitled 46 1⁄2, 2013, Inkjet print on 100% cotton paper 1/1, 16” x 20”

Hope Esser
Wet T-Shirt, 2017, cotton shirt, resin, laser cut acrylic hanger, 19" X 30" X 2"

Yani Aviles
Maria, 2017, Plastic water jug, vinyl sticker, still water - purified, Mucuna pruriens, calla lily, 17" X 6" X 6"

Alejandro Jimenez-Flores
sol•ace, 2016, Charcoal and acrylic gouache on paper, 10" X 16"

Zachary Cahill
Green Heaven, 2016, Acrylic and crayon on canvas, 20" X 20"

Online/Proxy Bidding Procedures:

Enter your bid amount in round increments of $20 along with your e-mail address. E-mail will be sent to your e-mail address requesting that you confirm your bid. You must click on the link in the e-mail to confirm your bid; otherwise the bid will not be registered. If you do not see a confirmation e-mail in your inbox, check your junk or spam boxes (especially Yahoo).

Online bidding will end at 5 PM CDT on April 20th, 2018. For each item that receives bid(s) online, the high bid from the website will become the opening bid at our Spring Gala which occurs on April 21st, 2018. Roots & Culture Contemporary Art Center (Roots & Culture) reserves the right to reject bids that are less than the stated opening bid. If you wish, a member of our staff can continue to counter the bids of other bidders at the Gala for you (Proxy Bidding), up to a limit that you set. If you are interested in Proxy Bidding, please contact us at rootsandc@gmail.com before 12 PM on April 21st. Please indicate in your email the maximum amount you are prepared to bid. Although we can’t guarantee that our Proxy Bidders will get in the last bid when a section of the auction closes, we will make our best effort to do so. The last section of the auction at the Gala will close by approx. 10:00 PM CDT. You will be contacted on April 23rd if you are the high bidder on any items.

Conditions of Sale: All items are sold as is; all sales are final and non-refundable. Roots & Culture makes no warranties and/or representations of any nature, expressed or implied. Ownership to the item will pass to the highest bidder upon full payment of their bid. Determination of the highest bidder is entirely at Roots & Culture’s discretion.

Payment and Collection of Items: Roots & Culture accepts checks, mailed to Roots & Culture 1034 N Milwaukee Ave. Chicago, IL 60642, or credit card payments via PayPal address rootsandc@gmail.com. If full payment has not been received within 60 days of April 23rd , 2018, Roots & Culture may, at its discretion, regard the sale as void, and the disposition of the item will be at Roots & Culture’s sole discretion. After payment, purchasers must make arrangements with the gallery to pick up items at Roots & Culture, 1034 N Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL, or for shipping at the buyer’s expense. Please contact the gallery at rootsandc@gmail.com to make arrangements. Roots & Culture assumes no risk of loss of the item and/or damage to the item after the item is picked up by the purchaser or the purchaser’s shipper. Neither is Roots & Culture responsible for any purchases that have not been picked up by the purchaser or the purchaser’s shipper within 90 days of the auction and Roots & Culture may, at its discretion, charge the purchaser for storage after 90 days without accepting responsibility for the item.

Artists and donors will be notified of the name & address of the purchaser of works they donated. If you would like more information about an artist whose work is in the auction, please email Roots & Culture office at rootsandc@gmail.com.