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20th Latino Art Now! Auction and Exhibition

20th Latino Art Now! Auction + Exhibition

20th Latino Art Now! Auction + Exhibition

Sat, May 19, 2018

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20th Latino Art Now! Art Auction & Exhibition

Exhibition: Wednesday, April 4 - Saturday, May 19, 2018 Auction: Saturday, May 19, 2018 Doors open, 6pm Live Auction, 7pm

This popular, annual event culminates in a high energy evening with food, drinks, entertainment and friendly bidding. Here you will find art by Bay Area favorites as well as artists with national and international reputations. The work ranges from painting to drawing to photography to sculpture and jewelry. Highlights of this year's exhibition are Pilar Agüero-EsparzaMelanie CervantesAdrian Esparza; Bay Area favorites Aaron De La CruzSam Rodriguez, and Jessica Sabogal; and notable veterans of Chicana/o art GronkLinda Vallejo and Gilbert "Magu" Luján.


Auction Tiers

Buy it Now!

Artwork designated as Buy it Now! can be purchased before the day of the Auction.


Lotería purchasers will select a Lotería card with a number. This number provides the order in which the buyer will make a Lotería selection.

Live Auction

The Live Auction will begin at 7pm and will continue uninterrupted until all the pieces have been auctioned.

Proxy Bid

If you cannot attend the live auction on May 19, 2018, you may place a bid and we will have a proxy bidder available to bid on your behalf during the live auction. The fee for the proxy bidder is $30 (no sales tax).

All successful bidders will be notified by MACLA staff for a one week payment window. All payments must be made in full and may be paid with cash, check, Visa or Mastercard.

All works sold are subject to California state sales tax. The "purchase price" is the "bid + "sales tax." All sales are final and there will be no exchanges or refunds.

MACLA Southwest Airlines Raffle

Enter our raffle for a chance to win two Southwest Airlines round-trip tickets to anywhere Southwest flys (domestic and international). Two drawings the night of the auction. Ticket holders need not be present to win. Drawing will be held May 19, 2018. All proceeds benefit MACLA and its programs. Terms and conditions apply. Contact MACLA staff to purchase $25 raffle ticket or for more information.

The auction welcomes both experienced and first-time collectors. Auction proceeds support MACLA’s programs, which reach over 35,000 people annually.

Collectors can preview the artwork on sale during gallery hours. The preview is free and open to the public. For more information: (408) 998-2783, www.maclaarte.org


LOUNGE SPONSOR: MTCA, Silicon Valley Business Journal

COMMUNITY SPONSOR: Adobe HOLA, Silicon Valley Community Foundation

MACLA SUPPORTER: Archway Insurance Brokers, LLC, Artik Art & Architecture, Consuelo Cervantes & Jan Hoscan, Heritage Bank of Commerce, Johanson and Yau Accountancy Corporation, Tech CU

MACLA ALLY: ARIA Wealth Management, Barbara Goldstein & John Pastier, Ceja Vineyards, Gordon Biersch, Imwalle Properties, Linda Mendez-Ortiz & Guadalupe Ortiz, Rockwood Design & Associates, Steinberg Hart, Topo Chico, Victor & Melanie Espino, Working Partnerships USA

City of San José:

Councilmember Charles Jones (District 1)

Councilmember Raul Peralez (District 3)

Councilmember Lan Diep (District 4)

Vice Mayor Magdalena Carrasco (District 5)

Councilmember Devora Davis (District 6)

Councilmember Donald Rocha (District 9)
Sponsors confirmed as of Tue, Apr 24, 2018.

ARTISTS Pilar Agüero-Esparza •  Natalia Anciso • José Arenas • Julia Arredondo •  Luis Roberto Vásquez Borja • Víctor Cartagena • Melanie Cervantes • Betty Davis • Aaron De La Cruz • Aaron Douglas Estrada • Adrian Esparza • Eric Garcia • Gronk • Nereida Garcia Ferraz • Elizabeth Gómez • Jorge González • Yolanda Guerra • Robert Jackson Harrington • Juan Felipe Herrera • Louis Jacinto • Francisco “Pancho” Jiménez • Gilbert "Magu" Luján •  Scape Martinez • Gwen Mercado Reyes • Joe Bastida Rodriguez • Adriana Monsalve • Viva Paredes • Elina Peduzzi • Poesia • Benito Rangel de María • Daniella Rascón • Fernando Reyes • RoCoCo (KC Rosenberg & Modesto Covarrubias) • Carlos Rodríguez • Samuel Rodríguez • Verónica Rojas • Jessica Sabogal • Pablo Soto Campoamor • Paul Valadez •  Linda Vallejo • Cristina Velásquez • and more.

Southwest Airlines is the official airline of MACLA.

Artwork for Sale

Click images to see details andprice. Call us at (408) 998-2783 to purchase a piece.


Community-Sponsored Art boxes for sale! Each box contains 6 original artworks. 

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with our Curators!

Contact Damian at damian@maclaarte.org, to schedule a tour with the curator.



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