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Box Art 2012

Box Art Benefit Auction: Friday, October 19, 2012, 6-9pm


Preview Exhibition: October 16-19, 2012

Admission Free

Box Art 2012 features original works made from recycled materials distributed by Pro Arts in partnership with The ReUse People (TRP). This annual fundraiser inspires fun, new work created in community with other artists working with the same materials. Join us for an evening of drinks, great food by Spice Monkey, music by SomaR and amazing art from 100 Bay Area Artists!

FEATURED ARTISTS: Robert Abrams, Cheryl Adsit, Salma Arastu, Richard K. Bacon, Jenny E. Balisle, Peter Balogh, Suzy Barnard, James Bonacci, Johnny Botts, Stephen Bruce, Lisa Bruzzone, Bruce Chaban, Judy Chamberlin, Jeffrey Cheung, Toshia Christal, Maggie Cockrell, Brenda Cooper, Larissa Dahroug, Linda Diamond, Todd Jones Donahue aka Spark, Christopher Ellingson, Carlo Fantin, Lana Fisher, Evangeline Fitzpatrick, Aileen Frankel, Bruce Freedman, Julie Garner, Sonya Genel, Lisa Glicksman, Yana Goldfine, Rosa Goldman, Aann Golemac, Raymond Haywood, Fleur Helsingor, Mark Hendricks, Kristi Holohan, Rae Holzman, Richard James, Shannon Jewel, Jessica Jirsa, Jolie Karno, Flavia Krasilchik, Kate Kuaimoku, Samantha Lautman, Bao Le, Bruno Lopez, Alec MacLeod, Gale Madyun, Micaela Marsden, Yuki Maruyama, Lissa Masters, Liz Maxwell, Zoilita McKeon, Jesse Meade, Mike Morreti, Carol Morse, Murray Nelson, Nancy Netherland, Vanessa Niederstrasser, Carole Ormiston, Celena Peet, Peter Pendergrass, Jessica Phrogus, Gabriel Ramirez, Tara Reinertson, Gail Robinson, Yvette Rolufs, Shawn Rowland, Dickson Schneider, Rtystk Shavers, Wayne Sholl, Rita Sklar, Karen Stanton, Larry Stefl, Karen Stewart, George Thomas, Byron Titus, Marlene Tobias, Claire Tompkins, Tomye', Jamie Treacy, Leah Virsik, J. Steven Walters, Delve Withrington, Pamela Ybanez, Gina Zetts

Sponsor an Artist: Acknowledge your support for you favorite artist or be first in line to win! Sponsors receive reserved privileges at the event--a VIP wristband for complimentary drinks and first bid on sponsored work. Sponsorships are available for $100 in advance of the event only.

Sponsor Registration: (PDF Download...)

Presenter Series: Become a Pro Arts Benefactor by directly supporting programs. This is an opportunity to underwrite artist commissions for new work, sponsor a performing arts performances in the gallery, or sponsor a Youth Fellow for the year. For more details on sponsorships and the presenter series, call 510.763.4361 or send us an email at

Out of Town? Not available to attend? Send checks to Pro Arts, Attn: Box Art Annual Campaign, 150 Frank H Ogawa Plaza, Oakland, CA 94612

Proceeds benefit Pro Arts' visual arts programming and youth arts initiatives.

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Image: Gina Zetts, A Little Place To Rest, 2012, Wood, blown and cast glass. Courtesy of the Artist. Photo by William LaRue.