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Saturday
12
MAY

Greater Chaco Benefit Auction

18:00
22:00
Santa Fe Art Institute
Event organized by Santa Fe Art Institute

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The Greater Chaco Benefit Auction 2018
Saturday, May 12, 2018/ 6-10 pm
The Santa Fe Art Institute, 1600 St Michaels Drive, Santa Fe, NM, 87505

Presented by New Mexico Story Power for The Greater Chaco Coalition

This silent auction of artworks by local and national artists- as well as gift packages by local businesses- will benefit the protection of the Greater Chaco landscape and communities from risks associated with further development by extractive energy industries. The Greater Chaco Coalition Project Fund will help underwrite several critical efforts: citizen science monitoring, the creation of a community health impact assessment, and indigenous-led media projects. Please join us for an amazing evening of incredible artworks, performances, local refreshments, and inspiring community!

With Performances By:

6:30- Eileen & the In-Betweens
8:00- MC Rhetorik
9:00- DJ Miss Ginger

and Special Guests!

Preview of the works: 6:00-7:00pm.
Silent Auction: 7:00 - 9:00pm.

Artwork and gifts can be taken home by winning bidders immediately following auction- volunteers will be present to process payments and to wrap artworks for transportation.

With gratitude to the many incredible artists and donors contributing to the event, to our fiscal sponsor, Diné CARE, and to our event partners:

Frack Free New Mexico, Frack Off Chaco, The Max & Anna Levinson Foundation, Broken Boxes Podcast, Pueblo Action Alliance, WildEarth Guardians, The Santa Fe Art Institute, Sierra Club Rio Grande, Sierra Club, Northern New Mexico, 350 New Mexico, We Are One River, Land Arts of the American West at The University of New Mexico, Indigenous Rising Media/Indigenous Environmental Network, Frack Free Four Corners, and San Juan Citizens Alliance

Artwork (details), front, clockwise from top left: Clouds 3, Alex Kinney, 2018; Earth Mysteries, Danila Rumold, 2010; Initiation, Harriette Tsosie, 2011; La Rosa Blanca, Valerie Rangel, 2018; Thyme with Dragonflies, Danielle Rae Miller, 2018; Elk, Carl Anthony ‘Cat’ Tsosie, 2018; Bisti Wilderness, Susan Crocker, date unknown; Great Horned Owl, Emily Gonzalez, 2012; Untitled, Shannon Weber, 2017; Traveling Souls, Cristy R Mendez, 2018; Iron Type, Cannupa Hanska Luger, 2017.

For more information, please visit www.newmexicostorypower.com, and for inquiries, contact newmexicostorypower@gmail.com

Accepting artwork submissions and auction donations until April 22nd- please visit newmexicostorypower.com for guidelines.