ODYSSEY BALL AUCTION ITEMS
Wow! “Girls Night Out” for Six
Spoil yourself or the ladies in your life! The lucky six will start with a full body work out at Pure Barre, Magazine Street, followed by manicures and pedicures at Belladonna Spa (rated best spa in NOLA) to prepare for cocktails at world-renowned Antoine’s, followed by dinner at the iconic Commander’s Palace. Sleep it off in luxury at the Windsor Court Hotel in three double bedrooms.
Donors: Antoine’s Restaurant; Belladonna Spa; Commander’s Palace; Pure Barre, Magazine Street; and Windsor Court Hotel
Throw a wrap party for twenty-five at Susan Brennan’s Second Line Stages. Includes tour of studio, cocktails and small bites catered by Ralph Brennan Restaurant Group
Donors: Susan and Ralph Brennan, Second Line Stages
Trustees’ Five Star New York Weekend
Spend the weekend on Madison Avenue in a king guest room at New York’s five-star hotel, The Mark, one of “The Leading Hotels of the World.” Recently redesigned by legendary Jacques Grange, The Mark is just steps away from Central Park, The Met and chic boutiques.
Enjoy a private tour of The Near East Antiquities Wing at The Met, followed by lunch for four in the Trustees’ Dining Room.
Breakfast or dessert is at the celebrated Milan-based pasticceria, Sant Ambroeus, “the meeting place for local intelligentsia.”
Donors: The Mark, Sant Ambroeus, Kitty Sherrill, Donna Rosen and Gail Bertuzzi
“Behind the Scenes” at NOMA and Rooftop Cocktail Party
Twenty friends will enjoy a one-of-a-kind tour of NOMA guided by Director Susan Taylor and other NOMA celebrities. Journey through secret passages and galleries while curators divulge inside information on the behind the scenes machinations and wonders of NOMA. After touring, quench your thirst on the rooftop with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres.
Stewart Lodge at Steelwood Golf Package
Fully-furnished, state-of-the-art lodges with screened porches overlook a 200-acre stocked lake, nestled in a 1,500-acre gated golf community in Loxley, AL, about twenty minutes from Mobile. After eighteen holes on the Jerry Pate course, enjoy the pool, cabana and entertaining area, tennis, sporting clays, or fitness center. “The best kept secret in the South!”
This package includes the use of the eight bedroom Stewart Lodge (maximum of 16 people) for two nights. The package also includes complimentary continental breakfast each morning and two rounds of golf for eight persons. Restrictions apply.
Donors: Mr. and Mrs. Frank B. Stewart Jr.
Value: $6,000 (minimum bid $3,000)
Week in Jamaica, Mon!
Up to ten people will enjoy a five-bedroom, five-bath Caribbean paradise for six nights and seven days at Datura Villa in Montego Bay, Jamaica. This 5,000 square foot villa is nestled on a nine acre hilltop overlooking Montego Bay and includes a pool, tennis court, exercise pavilion, screening room, and support staff (cook, maid and caretaker). Food and transportation not included, but can be separately arranged. Booked on space-available basis within thirteen months of November 10, 2012. Blackout weeks apply.
Donor: Charity Fundraising Innovations
Value: Priceless (minimum bid $4,000)
Friend & Company
Gorgeous Tahitian South Sea Pearl necklace, 8-10 millimeter luminous multicolored pearls with 18 karat white gold and 1.5 karat diamond ball clasp. Every woman’s dream!
Donor: Friend & Company
Thornton Dial Work on Paper
Untitled work on paper by the artist Thornton Dial.
Donor: Bill and Matt Arnett and Thornton Dial
Value: Minimum bid $2,500
Hopper’s Carte des Vins, Wine Tasting for 10
The perfect presentation of six French wines with cheese in the handsome Magazine Street shop. Cheers!
Donor: Hopper’s Carte des Vins
“Feeling Lucky?” The Fair Grounds, Day at the Races
Party for twenty-six includes a suite, food, open bar, a race named in your honor, and an 8 × 10 in. photo of you and your friends at the trophy presentation.
Donor: Fair Grounds Race Course
St. James Cheese Company and The Wine Seller
Cheese class for twenty-five people at St. James Cheese Company with beer/wine pairing from The Wine Seller. Hosted by Richard and Danielle Sutton.
Donor: St. James Cheese Company and The Wine Seller
Martin Wine Cellar, An Evening of Wine and Food
Marvelous mother-daughter wine tasting and food pairing in your own home, hosted by Cedric Martin and his daughter, Hope. Invite four mother/daughter couples for two hours while you swirl, sniff, sip and savor delicious wine and appetizers.
Donor: Martin Wine Cellar
The Stage Door Canteen at The National WWII Museum
Host two wonderful evenings of fabulous musical entertainment and dining at this charming theater! Your party of eight will enjoy The Victory Belles’ all-new, sparkling holiday show, _A Magical, Musical
Christmas_, with a holiday menu by Chef John Besh. Gather your friends again for dinner and the early spring production, My Way – A Tribute to Frank Sinatra. His songs were the soundtrack of a generation, and will bring back those memories in the Stage Door Canteen. Dates to be confirmed on a space available basis.
Donor: The National WWII Museum
Foundation Room House of Blues GOLD Membership
Enjoy access to the House of Blues Foundation Room. Foundation Room concierge services, exclusive ticketing privileges and advance notification of HOB and Live Nation shows, special events, limited complimentary Sunday Gospel Brunch tickets, The Company Store discounts and other membership perks are included.
Donor: House of Blues, New Orleans, LA
Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra – two pairs of subscriptions to 2012-13 concert season. Choose five concerts for each of the four packages.
Donor: Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra
Football signed by Super Bowl MVP Peyton Manning and two-time Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning.
Donors: Olivia and Archie Manning
VACATIONS AND STAYCATIONS
Be a Tourist in Your Own Town at Two Great Hotels, Plus Galatoire’s
Enjoy a two-night stay at the historic Royal Sonesta in the French Quarter. Package also includes $100 Galatoire’s gift certificate. Also enjoy the Blake Hotel (500 St. Charles Avenue); two-night stay and complimentary parking. Restrictions apply.
Donors: Royal Sonesta, Blake Hotel and Galatoire’s
French Quarter Getaway in Historic Condo
Three nights in the heart of the Quarter in a fully furnished, one-bedroom condo with large gallery overlooking St. Louis Street between Bourbon and Dauphine. Private parking. Date restrictions apply.
Donors: Patrick and Suzy Klotz
JW Marriott New Orleans
Feel “Presidential” as you enjoy a two-night stay for two in the Presidential Suite, with dinner for six personally prepared in your suite by JW Marriott’s Chef. Includes breakfast for two. Restrictions apply.
Donor: JW Marriott New Orleans
Soniat House Hotel
Three consecutive nights in a Junior Suite at this quintessential, elegant hotel located on Chartres Street in a quiet residential section of the Quarter. One of the top twenty hotels in the world by Fodor’s Travel Guide in 2004.
Donor: Soniat House
“Putting on the Ritz,” at The Ritz-Carlton New Orleans
One-night stay in deluxe accommodations, with dinner and breakfast for two. Indulge in two manicures and two pedicures in the newly renovated spa (or equal services). Donor: The Ritz-Carlton New Orleans
Roosevelt Hotel, Elegant Weekend
Two nights in a 650-square foot King Suite, with separate living room with sofa bed. Date restrictions apply.
Donor: Todd Chambers of The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel
Patti Adams, Autumn Fire Watercolor
An award-winning artist, Adams has created art for the Krewes of Rex and Hermes, the Windsor Court Hotel, the LPO and the New Orleans Opera. Her calligraphy has appeared in Bon Appétit and Southern Living.
Donor: Patti Adams
Wayne Amedee, Renewal #7
Framed, acrylic and glass shards on paper, 25 × 19 in. With a career spanning four decades, Amedee has shown in Atlanta, Houston, Los Angeles, Chicago and New York. His awards include a Rockefeller grant, a NOMA award and the Jesuit Award for People for Others. His large scale sculpture now graces the entrance to City Park.
Donor: Wayne Amedee
Value: $2,200 (minimum bid $800)
Melissa Smith, Beebe’s View, Gulf Shores, Alabama
Matted, framed, signed and numbered giclee (8 of 49) on acid-free paper and archival ink. Smith, for the last twenty years, has been commissioned to paint “plein air” panoramic views of Louisiana and Mississippi. A graduate of Mount Holyoke, with an MFA from Tulane, Smith has been awarded grants from the Pollack-Krasner and Joan Mitchell Foundations.
Donor: Lucius C. Andrews
Mark Bercier and Raine Bedsole
Still Life & Buddha
Mixed media on panel, 30 × 40 in. This is the collaboration of two of New Orleans’ most popular artists.
Donors: Raine Bedsole and Mark Bercier
David Borgerding, Stainless Steel Sculpture
2012 steel sculpture, 24 × 9 × 11 in. Borgerding’s finely -crafted, sleek metal sculptures have been exhibited in New Orleans, Palm Beach and Grand Rapids.
Donors: David Borgerding and Callan Gallery
BrottWorks Wall Art
Spectacular, kiln-fired glass, mixed media wall art, 16 × 32 × 2 in. Brott’s acclaimed glass designs are featured in private collections and commercial spaces from downtown to the Dominican Republic.
Donors: Andrew Brott and BrottWorks Design Studio
Mac Ball, Original Landscape Painting
Before becoming an esteemed architect, Ball’s first love was painting. His water-inspired landscapes instantly became a favorite of collectors. 30 × 40 in.
Donor: Mac Ball and Cole Pratt Gallery
Warrington Colescott, Suite Louisiana: Audubon in the Atchafalaya (Snowy Egret)
A copper color plate etching on hand-made paper. Colescott, a master printmaker, satirist and WWII veteran, has work in the permanent collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Tate Modern, the Victoria and Albert, the Whitney Museum, and NOMA, among others in the U.S. and Europe.
Donor: Warrington Colescott
George B. Dunbar, Mallarme No. 38
Moon gold and Asian over green and gray clay, 12.5 × 15 in., by the revered, renowned and beloved artist.
Donor: George B. Dunbar
Value: $8,000 (minimum bid $4,000)
George Dureau, Winged Figure with Apple
Original charcoal drawing, 23 × 29 in., by the esteemed artist of his signature putti.
Donor: George Dureau
Judy Rush Eckhardt Painting
Glistening, encaustic painting, 20 × 24 in. Eckhardt uses ancient encaustic beeswax techniques. Her art is shown at Shades of Blue, Inc.
Donor: Judy Rush Eckhardt
Skylar Fein, Jim Dandy (red and yellow)
Silkscreen on canvas, encaustic. Study for
Prospect.1 installation, Remember the Upstairs Lounge. Fein’s work is part of the permanent collection of the Brooklyn Museum, as well as having been exhibited at NOMA and Jonathan Ferrara Gallery.
Donor: Skylar Fein
Todd White, Her Satisfied Place
Hand-embellished giclee, 3 of 10.
White reveals the eccentricities of modern living without admonishing us. Selected as the official artist for the Forty-Ninth Grammy Awards and the Princess Diana Memorial Fund, White has appeared on ABC, NBC and in People Magazine.
Donor: French Art Network
Alan Gerson, Balance of Interests
Acrylic on birch plywood. Former CAC visual arts director and “recovering attorney,” Gerson has a degree in philosophy from Boston University and a MFA from the University of New Orleans.
Donor: Alan Gerson, courtesy of LeMieux Galleries
Simon Gunning Giclee Print, Blackwater #3
The print depicts a fishing camp deep in the swamp of Barataria, a couple cleaning fish and the late afternoon sun.
Donor: Simon Gunning
JoAnn Flom Greenberg, Tall Ceramic Pot
Nudes and other nature forms grace this piece by the acclaimed potter. From New Orleans to New York, Greenberg’s pots and plaques have enchanted collectors.
Donor: JoAnn Flom Greenberg
Mark Grote, Steel Wall Sculpture
A professor of visual arts at Loyola University, Grote is a Fulbright fellow and the recipient of grants from the National Endowment of the Arts. His work shows internationally.
Donor: Mark Grote
Meryt Harding, Mali Market 1
Archival limited edition giclee, 36 × 30 in., by beloved artist, aviator, and adventurer. Harding was born in England and trained at Savannah College of Art and Design. Renowned for her depictions of African life, Harding shows nationally.
Donor: Meryt Harding
Alex Harvie, Blue Steel Mush
Oil on canvas, 48 × 24 in. Harvie received his Bachelors of Fine Art from LSU. He strives to evoke feelings and imagination using a unique combination of texture, light, perspective, depth and stroke. His work is exhibited at A.K.A. Stella Gray Gallery
Donor: Alex Harvie
Nancy Hirsch-Lassen, Redhead Landscape
Acrylic on canvas with mixed media (graphite and oil crayon). Color is the key in this original abstract painting, 36 × 36 in. Lassen’s paintings are on display at Hirsch Lassen Gallery. She also has exhibited at New Orleans Academy of Fine Arts and Becca Gallery.
Donor: Nancy Hirsch-Lassen
Kalle Original, Art Angel
Recycled lathe wood, 13 × 23 in.
Donor: Hemmerling Gallery
Hemmerling, Good Woman
A limited edition giclee on canvas, 48 × 41 in.
Donor: Hemmerling Gallery
Kalle and Hemmerling Giclees
Wisdom, signed and number limited edition giclee on canvas by Kalle, 23 × 30 in. and Bless Those limited edition giclee on canvas by Bill Hemmerling, 44 × 10 in.
Donor: Hemmerling Gallery
Michelle V. Kondos, Commissioned Oil Portrait
Commission a portrait of an adult or child (head and shoulders; 11 × 14 in.). One of the most successful professional portrait artists in America today, Kondos is appreciated for her technical skill as well as her sensitive portrayals. Time restriction applies.
Donor: Michelle Kondos, Portrait Artist
Beth Lambert, Mixed Media
A native New Orleanian and arts activist, Lambert was trained at LSU and Tulane. Noted for her figurative work, Lambert recently has been praised for her digital photography.
Donor: Beth Lambert
Patti Taylor Lapeyre, Nesting
Oil on birch wood, 24 × 24 in. Lapeyre, a nurse and civic activist, has turned her formidable talents to painting. Her acrylic and mixed media paintings have impressed collectors and critics alike.
Donor: Patti Taylor Lapeyre
Lory Lockwood, Say a Little Prayer
Oil on canvas. Acclaimed for her photorealism, Lockwood’s contemporary style exudes the power of detail and light. Her art recently has shown in Cincinnati, Minneapolis, Birmingham, Dallas, and New Orleans.
Donor: Lory Lockwood
Campbell Hutchinson, Curious
Oil on photo paper, framed. Hutchinson’s in-your-face portraits of people and animals catapulted him to instant recognition after he retired from the practice of law. His cows are moody and soulful. Along with his wife, Allison Stewart, Hutchinson founded KID smART. Hutchinson shows at Soren Christensen Gallery.
Donor: Campbell Hutchinson
Colette Pope Heldner, Swamp Idyl
A celebrated Swamp Idyl, oil on board, 20 × 16 in., c. 1940’s.
Donor: Jean Bragg Gallery of Southern Art
Krista Jurisich, The Forrest for the Trees
Mixed media, original and archival photographs on canvas stitched. Part of the New Orleans Imortelle Series, a continuum of works that chronicle change, loss and rebirth. Jurisich has shown in Bethesda, St. Louis, and in California. She is represented by Jonathan Ferrara Gallery.
Donor: Krista Jurisich
Shirley Rabé Masinter, Flambeau
Fabulous oil painting, 9 × 12 in., by esteemed artist Masinter. Masinter’s art is exquisite photorealism. Her depictions of our steamy southern environment and the people who live here have made her a local and national favorite.
Donors: Shirley Rabe´ Masinter and LeMieux Galleries
James Michalopoulos, Red Shift
Limited edition giclee on canvas with overpainting by nationally recognized abstract artist.
Donor: Michalopoulos Gallery
Edith Moseley, Acrylic
Acrylic on canvas. Moseley uses the warm colors and soft lines reflecting the beauty of Brazil, her childhood home. She finds the same qualities in New Orleans, where she now lives. She exhibits at Octavia Art Gallery.
Donor: Edith Moseley
Bert Myers, X-ray of Rose Blossom
Signed, 16 × 20 in. print in Nielson silver frame. A retired professor of surgery, Myers uses X-ray as an art medium.
Donor: Bert Myers
New Orleans Conservation Guild
$1,000 gift certificate for restoration of a painting or for painting and frame.
Donor: The New Orleans Conservation Guild, Inc.
Anne Pappas, View of Camigliano
Oil on canvas, 26 × 22 in., framed. Painted “en plein air” in the Italian countryside, depicting hill town Camigliano. Pappas has a master’s degree in art history from the University of Chicago and trained at the San Francisco Art Institute and the New Orleans Academy of Art. She shows at Garden District Gallery.
Donor: Anne Michael Pappas
Karoline Schleh, Little Sweeps
Triptych, oil on board, 12 × 12 in. each.
Schleh, an Assistant Professor of Drawing at Loyola University, has work in the collections of NOMA, Louisiana State Museum, and the New Orleans Arts Council. She has shown in galleries from San Francisco to New York.
Donor: Karoline Schleh
Jim Seitz, Original Landscape
Acrylic and gold leaf on textured canvas, 30 × 30 in. Less is more in Seitz’s signature landscapes of layered acrylic and gold leaf. Influenced by his world travels as a medical illustrator and by nineteenth century artists, Seitz’s work is traditional, yet abstract. He is represented by galleries in Louisiana, Georgia, Massachusetts and Texas.
Donor: Jim Seitz
Karen Stastny, Mixed Media Acrylic
Acrylic/mixed media painting on canvas. Stastny paints both figuratively and abstractly. A former instructor at the New Orleans Academy of Fine Arts, she regularly leads workshops along the Gulf Coast. She is represented by Cole Pratt Gallery.
Donor: Karen Stastny
Allison Stewart, Artwork
Stewart is nationally recognized for paintings expressing the complex dialogue between man and nature. Her work is included in the collections of NOMA, The Ogden, Texaco, Freeport McMoRan, Price Waterhouse, Chase Manhattan Bank, American Express, among others. She has received numerous fellowships and currently is represented by galleries in New Orleans, New York, Aspen and Sun Valley.
Donor: Allison Stewart
Nell Tilton, Painting
Movement, shapes and textures inspire this New Orleans native’s painting. An instructor of abstract art at the New Orleans Academy of Fine Arts, Tilton has exhibited in Germany, New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Mobile. She is represented by Carol Robinson Gallery.
Donor: Nell C. Tilton
Tim Trapolin, Drawing
Ink and chalk drawing, 23 × 30 in. by beloved and brilliant New Orleans portrait artist. Teacher, illustrator, explorer and friend to many, Trapolin recently has shown at the Historic New Orleans Collection and 1022 Gallery.
Donor: Tim Trapolin
Value: $2,800 (minimum bid $800)
Clifton Webb, Monument for Shango
Sculpture maquette, 24 × 9 × 9 in., polychrome paper with colored pencil, acrylic and spray paint. An influential artist and teacher with over thirty years of experience, Webb’s work is in the permanent collections of the Ogden Museum and NOMA.
Donor: Clifton G. Webb
Gretchen Wheaton, Digital Photograph
Framed color digital photograph, approximately 24 × 30 in. A Distinguished Alumnae with a BFA in photography from Moore College of Art, Wheaton currently shows at LeMieux Galleries. Past exhibitions include the CAC, Academy of Fine Arts and Sylvia Schmidt Gallery.
Donor: Gretchen Wheaton
Joan Zaslow, Relaxed
A fired, patinated clay sculpture, 11 × 5 ½ x 15 ½ in. Zaslow sculpts in a figurative style, capturing the nuance of the human form’s gesture and grace. She has exhibited at the Academy Gallery, Creekside Gallery in Park City, Utah, and Annette’s of Rue Royal in New Orleans.
Donors: Joan and Lawrence Zaslow, Courtesy of Barnett Fine Art
Make an impression with this stunning pair of 18 karat white gold and sapphire earrings.
Beautiful antique floral pin set in 14 karat gold with black enamel, c. 1920-1930.
Donor: Keil’s Antiques
Lee Michaels Fine Jewelry
David Yurman sterling silver cable bracelet with 14 karat gold and faceted amethyst end caps, 7 millimeter. Accompanied with a $300 Lee Michaels gift card.
Donor: Lee Michaels
Elizabeth Locke Jewels
Exceptional gold earrings by premier designer Elizabeth Locke. “Octagon with Topknot,” hand-made, 19 karat hammered gold, omega back with fold down post.
Donor: Elizabeth Locke Jewels
Mignon Faget Jewelry
Triple pendant on HIVE II chain and Triple earrings, sterling silver.
Donor: Mignon Faget
Royal Antiques Jewelry
Donor: Royal Antiques
Wellington & Company Fine Jewelry
Classic pave diamond and 18 karat white gold hoops. Utterly sophisticated and elegant earrings twinkle with bright white diamonds. *Donor: Wellington & Company Fine Jewelry
George Bass, Gift Certificate
Indulge in fine gentlemen’s clothing
Donor: George Bass
Extraordinary! Napa Reserve Cabernet
One case (twelve bottles) of Napa Valley Reserve Cabernet, 2005 vintage. Harlan produced, only available to members; not available in stores or restaurants.
Donors: Coya and Frank Levy
Perlis Clothing Store, Gift Certificate
From preppy casual to gorgeous gowns, Perlis is where the “best-dressed” shop.
Donor: Perlis Clothing Store
Saks Fifth Avenue, New Orleans
Gift card to the ultimate shopping destination for men and women.
Donor: Saks Fifth Avenue
Brooks Brothers Suit
Brooks Brothers Classic Men’s Madison 1818 Suit in 42R. Tailored from Italian wool, this two-button suit is favored for its relaxed fit, natural shoulders and easy-fitting trousers.
Donor: Brooks Brothers
Audubon Dermatology, Skin Care Package
Six Silk Peel Microdermabrasion treatments and Obagi Condition and Enhance Skin Care Kit. Improve texture and tone with this exfoliating treatment and customized solution. Receive Obagi kit following complimentary consult.
Donors: Dierdre Hooper, MD and Sarah Jackson, MD of Audubon Dermatology
Dr. David Mermilliod, Get a Movie Star Smile
Two in-office bleaching sessions with two exams, cleanings and BW X-rays. Two hour Sapphire bleaching process. Trays not included.
Donor: David Mermilliod, DDS
Dr. Ruth Owens, Lunchtime Facelift
Rejuvenation package; may include Botox and fillers.
Donor: Dr. Ruth Owens
Craig Kraemer, Your Family History Video Documentary
Create a true heirloom. Video documentary includes: one-hour interview of one person, twenty still images, editing, custom-designed DVD label and case. Two-hour maximum finished video time.
Donor: CK Digital Memories, Craig Kraemer
FOR THE HOME
Bevolo Gas Lantern and Lamp
Handsome 30 in. Governor Pool House Lantern and 21 in. French Quarter Lamp on Holland post, plus lighting consultation with Drew Bevolo.
Donor: Bevolo Gas & Electric Lights
Katie Koch, Luxurious Velvet and Linen Pillows
Pair of sumptuous pillows in Deco grape metallic print with down inserts.
Donor: Katie Koch
Design Within Reach, Scoop Collection
Lounge chair and ottoman designed by Mark Gabbertas offers flowing minimalist shapes and the comfort of an upholstered chair. Contoured seats have a layer of padding sandwiched between the weave. Herringbone pattern, woven from Textilene vinyl, is completely suitable for outdoors.
Donor: Design Within Reach New Orleans
Julie Neill, Pair of Chrissy Sconces
Handcrafted with Neill’s signature hand-applied finish. Neill’s lighting fixtures have been featured in numerous local and national magazines.
Donor: Julie Neill Designs
Mitch’s Flowers and Oysteria
Includes an Oysteria handcrafted serviceware bowl; holiday season garland and wreath with ribbons.
Donor: Mitch’s Flowers and Oysteria
Pied Nu, Charming Urchin Light Fixture
Donor: Pied Nu
Wirthmore Antiques, Stunning Antique Table
Swedish Baroque table, c. 1690-1700. Dimensions: 31-3/4”H x 6’6”L x 34”W.
Donor: Wirthmore Antiques
Friday Nights at NOMA: Presentation by Rashaad Newsome and Miranda Lash in the Great Hall: King of Arms
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