JAC Summer Soirée
Friday, July 12, 2019
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Live Auction

• Painting by Internationally Renowned Artist Edwin Schlossberg

I Object Defy Myself, Visual Presence Series,
1992, edition printed 2018, Lithograph with hand additions of pencil and crayon, 31”x 23” framed. Edwin Schlossberg is an internationally acclaimed artist known for using words and images to create visual and poetic worlds in his art. His work can be found in numerous collections including the Art Institute of Chicago, the Guggenheim Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Museum of Modern Art.

Value: $5,000. Bidding starting at: $2,500

• Dinner Party for Eight by Stoneacre Brasserie and Metta Events

Indulge in a seasonal four-course dinner with wine pairings at Stoneacre Brasserie in the heart of Washington Square for eight guests. Party planning services by Metta Events with florals, placecards, custom cocktail napkins, candlelight & decor. Allow our chef to curate a menu to your tastes and delight you with the freshest ingredients our local farmers and fishermen have to offer. We’ll pair each of your four courses with an artisanal wine selection from one of our French producers.

(Dinner will be hosted at Stoneacre Brasserie, 28 Washington Square, Newport.
Excludes Saturdays July - September. Gratuity is not included.)

Value: $2,200. Bidding starting at: $900

• Dress by ISOUDE

Side Shirring Dress in cotton poplin. The ISOUDE collection, created by Kate Brierley, grew from a loyal private clientele and has grown via word of mouth. ISOUDE pieces were twice inducted into the permanent collection at the Museum at FIT. Kate’s work is described by the curatorial staff as “a return to fine craft and artistry in a world of mass production.” The ISOUDE atelier in Newport, RI is called “incredibly chic” by Vogue.com’s THE SCENE.  Kate Brierley is educated at the Fashion Institute of Technology, the Rhode Island School of Design and the Haute Couture House of Chado Ralph Rucci.   

Value: $1,350. Bidding starting at: $500

• Day Sail and Luncheon aboard 46’ Sloop Flood Tide

Enjoy a private yacht excursion on Narragansett Bay with Captain Pete Flood for four. Luncheon of cheese platter, charcuterie, baguettes & sparkling wine catered by Newport Wine & Gourmet. 

Value: $800. Bidding starting at: $400

• Necklace by Jamestown Jewelry Artist Didi Suydam

Fleur Pendant, sterling Silver with chrysoprase teardrops

Didi Suydam received her BFA with honors in Light Metals from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1985. She has since exhibited and sold her work through galleries and shops nationally and internationally. She has received numerous awards including a DeBeers Diamond Design Award as well as fellowships in Craft from The National Endowment for the Arts and The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts. In 2000 she was awarded the RISCA Fellowship in Design and again in 2004. She has been published in books and magazines on American jewelers, metalsmithing and design, and has been featured in numerous fashion publications.

Value: $1,400. Bidding starting at: $650

• Pulparazzi- Hand-made Paper

Hand made papers made by the PULPARAZZI Artists in a pulp painted portfolio made especially for the auction.

Value + Bidding info. coming soon


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2018 Live Auction

with auctioneer C. Hugh Hildesley of Sotheby's

• One Week Stay at Waterfront Villa in Virgin Gorda

Relax in a four-bedroom, three-bathroom villa with private heated pool overlooking Clarke Rock on Leverick Bay. Located in the heart of the British Virgin Islands, this spectacular home sleeps nine guests.

Value: $5,000. Bidding starting at: $2,500

 

• Painting by Theresa Girard, celebrated Rhode Island Artist

“Sandstorm” Acrylic on Wood Panel, 32 x 50

Value: $4,200.  Bidding starting at $1,500.

 

• Chef’s Tasting Dinner and Wine Pairing for 6 at Jamestown FiSH

Indulge in a Chef’s Tasting Dinner and Wine Pairing for 6 guests at Jamestown FiSH. Chef Matthew MacCartney will design a menu highlighting the best local seafood & produce this area has to offer. Extraordinary bottles will be uncorked just for you from the extensive wine cellar. Relax in the Private Dining Room and enjoy what Wine Enthusiast calls one of the ‘100 Best Wine Restaurants 2018’. Professional event planning services, florals & calligraphy provided by Metta Events.


Value: $1,200. Bidding starting at: $500.

 

•Black and White Classic Yacht Photograph by Daniel Forster Acclaimed Marine Photographer

Mounted on aluminum and engraved with the photographer’s signature
28 1/2” x 48”.

Value: $1,250. Bidding starting at: $500.

 

•Photography Workshop with renowned Sailing, Yachting, and Marine
Photographer Onne van der Wal

Highly saught after spot in Workshop on the Water with Canon Explorer of Light, Onne van der Wal. Jump aboard the Gansett either July 28th for the Candy Store Cup or September 2nd for the Around the Island Race.

Value: $695. Bidding starting at $250.
 

 

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Provide scholarship funds to a child for our award winning educational
programming.

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2017 Live Auction

With Auctioneers Liz and Emlen Drayton

 

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One Week Stay at Waterfront Villa in Virgin Gorda
Relax in a four-bedroom, three-bathroom villa with private heated pool overlooking Clarke Rock on Leverick Bay. Located in the heart of the British Virgin Islands, this spectacular home sleeps nine guests.
Estimated Value: $5,000. Bidding starting at: $2,500

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Painting by Barbara Owen

Color Dialogue, 2017, ink and acrylic on paper, framed, 32” x 40” inches
(note: image is a detail of the painting)
Estimated Value: $3,000. Bidding starting at: $1,000

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Cocktails and Hors d’oeuvres in your Home for 20 Guests

Dine on hors d’oeuvres by award-winning Jamestown FISH Executive Chef, Matthew MacCartney. Professional event planning services and staff from Metta Events by Christine Bevilacqua with complimentary case of wine from Stoneacre.
Estimated Value: $1,000. Bidding starting at: $500

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Day Sail and Luncheon aboard 43’ Ketch Flood Tide

Enjoy a private yacht excursion on Narragansett Bay with Captain Pete Flood for four.Luncheon and beverages catered by Stoneacre.
Estimated Value: $800. Bidding starting at: $400

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Glass Blowing Party for Ten Friends with Clancy Designs

Make your own hand-blown glass ornaments. Learn the secret of this incredible art form from Jennifer and David Clancy, followed by an al fresco cocktail reception for your ten guests.
Estimated Value: $800. Bidding starting at: $400

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Print with Framing from Arnold Art

On Fine Spring Days, 2000, Archival Ink Print, Ed. 15, 29" x 19.5" Printed by Christopher Benson, The Fisher Press in Santa Fe Arnold Art will provide a custom frame for your print to suit your preference. (note: image is a piece from the same series)
Estimated Value: $1,800. Bidding starting at: $900

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Sponsor a Summer Camp Experience for a Child
Provide scholarship funds to a child for our award winning educational programming.
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