NAS Art Auction

Luke Sciberras, 'Setting of Venus', oil on board, 125 x 163 cm
Luke Sciberras, 'Setting of Venus', oil on board, 125 x 163 cm

DATE: Friday 25 October 2019, 6–10.30pm
LOCATION: Cell Block Theatre, National Art School
TICKETS: $150 (inclusive of food and beverage)

On Friday 25 October 2019 the National Art School will host its most important fundraising event to date, the inaugural NAS Art Auction. Funds generated on the evening will support the school’s outreach programs; making art accessible by providing opportunities for emerging artists and art education for all. Featuring a live auction, silent auction, raffle door prize, artist DJs and a live band (with surprise guests), the National Art School’s 2019 Art Auction promises to be a fantastic evening, celebrating the school’s history and securing its future.

Hosted by:
Jennifer Byrne (MC)
Justin Miller (Auctioneer)

Raffle Door Prize:
Guy Maestri artwork

Megan Washington
Iva Davies
Artist Super-band


To register in advance of the Auction, place a pre‑bid, or to enquire about absentee bidding please contact Fundraising and Development Coordinator, Hetty Wilson on [email protected] or 02 9339 8645.

Live auction

Nicholas Harding
Rosella Grevillea 2019
oil on linen
56 x 56 cm

Guy Maestri
In the Lane (detail) 2019
oil on linen
168 x 138 cm

Mitch Cairns
First first names (detail) 2018
oil on linen
51 x 66 cm

Ben Quilty
Budgie Ball (detail) 2018
oil on linen
50 x 40 cm

Alex Seton
Target Hardener (detail) 2019
wombeyan marble, melted polystyrene and pigment
41 x 18 x 18 cm

Luke Sciberras
The Setting of Venus (detail) 2018
oil on board
125 x 163 cm

Laura Jones
Rhododendrons (detail) 2019
oil on linen
130 x 110 cm

Juz Kitson
Accumulated Associations 2019
porcelain relief sculpture
35 x 45 x 15 cm

James Drinkwater
A series of letters 4 (detail) 2019
oil on canvas
101 x 122 cm

Martine Emdur
Voyeur IV (detail) 2019
oil on linen
122 x 152 cm

An exclusive evening in the studio with Guy Maestri and Mirra Whale, as they lead you and your friends through a life-drawing class. This three hour drink and draw session for up to ten people will include materials, model, wine and nibbles.

Silent auction

Holly Greenwood
Stephens Creek (detail) 2019
gouache on paper
42 x 60 cm unframed
(artwork to come framed)

Bronte Leighton-Dore
Berambing Bush Study 2 (detail) 2019
gouache on paper
50 x 70 cm unframed
(artwork to come framed)

Euan Macleod
Greg Jumping 2018
acrylic on paper
38 x 47 cm framed

Reg Mombassa
Bleeding Robot Jesus Bottle 2019
charcoal and coloured pencil on paper
50 x 36 cm unframed
(artwork to come framed)

Peter O’Doherty
Darlinghurst Balconies
(detail) 2018
acrylic on board
30 x 25 cm unframed

John Olsen
Sleeping Dog (Outback) 1994
mixed media on paper
47 x 57 cm framed

Les Rice
Ersatz Totem #2 2019
graphite powder on paper
28 x 28 cm framed

Joan Ross
Midden Treasure (detail) 2019
digital collaged print hand painted
47.5 x 24 cm unframed
(artwork to come framed)

Warwick Thornton
Rebirth (detail) 2019
photo and charcoal on paper
150 x 250 cm unframed

Mirra Whale
Preparing the Feast 2019
watercolour pencil
92 x 72 cm framed

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