Friday, April 15
The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis’s 2016 formal gala, held at the Museum, will get to The Art of the Matter! An evening of cocktails, dinner, and dancing celebrates CAM’s groundbreaking exhibitions, high-quality arts education, support of local artists, and far-reaching impact on the St. Louis community. In partnership with virtual auction house Paddle8, CAM also presents a silent auction at the gala, featuring the work of over 75 celebrated and emerging artists in a variety of media, including KAWS, Yoshitomo Nara, Arlene Shechet, and Mickalene Thomas.
Gala and auction proceeds benefit CAM’s exhibitions and programs.
Exhibitions Jan and Ronald Greenberg
Education Dorte and James Probstein
Community Engagement Libby and Marc Goldstein
Local Arts Nancy and Kenneth Kranzberg
CAM is deeply grateful to The Art of the Matter artists for donating their work. Each artist has the opportunity to receive 50% of proceeds raised from the sale of their artwork. View PDF of auction preview here.
View and bid on the artwork at paddle8.com/auction/camstl from 2:00 pm CST, Friday, April 1, 2016, to 8:00 pm CST, Friday, April 15, 2016.
View the artwork in-person and bid through Paddle8 at the Art of the Matter, April 15.
Complete List of Participating Artists
Caroline Achaintre, Maximilian Arnold, Alaa Awad, Conor Backman, Kristin Baker, Leon Benn, Michal Bohdankiewicz, Ry David Bradley, Jared Buckhiester, Jaqueline Cedar, Joshua Citarella, Dan Colen, Bethany Collins, Hunter Creel, Zuzanna Czebatul, Violet Dennison, Michael Dotson, Nicole Eisenman, Cecile B. Evans, Josh Faught, Andrew Gbur, Ron Gorchov, Nicolas Guagnini, Chris Hood, Cody Hoyt, KAWS, Invader, Wyatt Kahn (on-site only), Lucy Kim, Brian Kokoska, Paul Kremer, Rachel LaBine, Zachary Leener, Sofia Leiby, Eric Mack, Nikki Maloof, Eddie Martinez, Servane Mary, Yoshitomo Nara, Matteo Negri, William J. O’Brien, John Jerome O’Connor, Toyin Ojih Odutola, Margaux Ogden, Nadia Haji Omar, Joyce Pensato, Wong Ping, Bayne Peterson, Sean Phetsarath, Heather Phillipson, Gabriel Pionkowski, Valerie Piraino, Przemek Pyszczek, Neil Raitt, Sean Raspet, Zach Reini, Retna, Alona Rodeh, Brian Rochefort, Nicola Samori, Max Hooper Schneider, Arlene Shechet, Lui Shtini, Mark Soo, Kyle Staver, Ezra Tessler, Mickalene Thomas, Victor-John Villanueva, Nicole Wittenberg, Jesse Wine, and Robert Zungu.
For more information about sponsorship, contact Jessie Youngblood at email@example.com or 314.535.0770 x204.