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-Esparza, Melanie Cervantes, Adrian Esparza; Bay Area favorites Aaron De La Cruz, Sam Rodriguez, and Jessica Sabogal; and notable veterans of Chicana/o art Gronk, Linda Vallejo and Gilbert “Magu” Luján.
ONLINE TICKET SALES END ON FRI, MAY 19, 2018 AT 3PM. TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR OR BY PHONE AT 408-998-2783.
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.
The Live Auction will begin at 7pm and will continue uninterrupted until all the pieces have been auctioned.
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.
Mighty Threads Creative Agency (MTCA), Silicon Valley Business Journal
Adobe HOLA, Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Archway Insurance Brokers, LLC, Artik Art & Architecture, Consuelo Cervantes & Jan Hoscan, Heritage Bank of Commerce, Johanson and Yau Accountancy Corporation, Tech CU
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:
Mayor Sam Liccardo
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 Mon, May 7, 2018.
Pilar Agüero-Esparza • Natalia Anciso • Jose Arenas • Julia Arredondo • Mitsy Ávila Águila • Jesus Barraza • Joe Bastida Rodriguez • Luis Roberto Borja • Victor Cartagena • Melanie Cervantes • Betty Davis • Aaron De la Cruz • Carlos Donjuan •Yvonne Escalante • Adrian Esparza • Aaron Estrada • Jim Fonseca • Force 129 • Juan R. Fuentes • Eric Garcia • Nereida Garcia Feraz • Elizabeth Gòmez • Jorge Gonzalez • Gronk •Yolanda Guerra • Alex Hernandez • Louis Jacinto • Robert Jackson Harrington • Francisco “Pancho” Jimenez • Nicholas Jimenez • Leslie “DIME” Lopez • Gilbert “Magu” Lujan • Javier Martinez • Scape Martinez • Hector “Dio” Mendoza • Gwen Mercado-Reyes • Adriana Monsalve • Michelle Murillo • Viva Paredes • Elina Peduzzi • Luis Pinto • Poesia • Juan Carlos Quintana • Benito Rangel de Maria • Daniella Rascón • Fernando Reyes • Rococo (KC Rosenberg & Modesto Covarrubias) • Carlos Rodriguez • Sam Rodriguez • Veronica Rojas • Jessica Sabogal •Stephany Sanchez • Pablo Soto Campoamor • Ricardo “Tijuana Rick” Cortez • Paul Valadez • Linda Vallejo • Cristina Velasquez • and more.
Southwest Airlines is the official airline of MACLA.