Monthly Archives: September 2008

Red Hot Red Dot 2008

Another September at Women & Their Work, another Red Hot Red Dot: our largest fundraiser of the year, featuring a killer silent auction and art sale. Red Dot, named for the red dots we affix to the sold artwork, funds all of W&TW’s education programs. This year, our silent auction contained some incredible prize packages (a Marfa getaway tour, art books from Space 1026) and the art sale was packed with almost 200 pieces priced to move from the likes of William Hundley, Michael Sieben, Linda Ridgeway, Alyson Fox, Donna Huanca, and Sean Smith, just to name a few.
But the evening truly belonged to our emcee: Miss Rebecca Havemeyer. Rebecca Havemeyer is an entertainer, a loyal patron of the arts, and one of Austin’s most elegant public figures. She quipped, cajoled, mixed and mingled with the crowd, exhorted everyone to bid for a good cause, and generally acted as a beacon of sophistication and excitement. Continue reading for the rest of the pics!

All images by Neesha Thakkar.

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Summer 4Eva Recap!

Last week we saluted the end of summer with a little fiesta in the gallery featuring a prizewalk, Austin Video Bee footage, a performance by Tummy Toast, and a ton of balloons that kept popping all over the place.

Also we took about one billion pictures so bear with us after the jump, if you wanna.

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Just look @ HER

SAYA WOOLFALK Donna Huanca sent Saya Woolfalk our direction. I am flipping out over this work. This piece, Paradise Imagined, gets sexy with Strawberry Shortcake aesthetics.  There is some sort of cross pollination going on here.  

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