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Ceramics Auction for CERF+: June 19 – 28

Hosted by the Jeffrey Spahn Gallery

During this period of economic and social disruption, a group of galleries, collectors, artists, and art-related businesses have joined together in an online ceramic auction to provide direct monetary support to artists and organizations in the craft community and, in doing so, unite the ceramics community in our shared values. The auction starts on eBay from Friday, June 19 through Sunday, June 28 at 7 p.m. (EST)/ 4 p.m.(PST) (

The auction features works by some of the most important ceramic artists including Betty WoodmanLucie RiePeter VoulkosRuth DuckworthJun KanekoHoward Kottler, Linda LopezAkio Takamori,  Lauren MabryWarren MacKenzieJenny Mendes, Sergei IsupovRaphael Pérez, Adrian Saxe, Rose SimpsonJohn Reeve, Jesse Small, Shin-Yu WangJosef AlbersPatti WarashinaAshwini Bhat, and Bobby Silverman. Over 300 works spanning abstraction, conceptualism, minimalism, modernism, and contemporary from both emerging artists and established masters are for sale. Selected works are included in the preview catalog HERE.

CERF+ would like to thank the Cross Mackenzie Gallery, Duane Reed Gallery, Ferrin Contemporary, Harvey Preston Gallery, Paul Kotula Projects, Jeffrey Spahn Gallery, Lucy Lacoste Gallery, Mindy Solomon Gallery, Rago-Wright Auctions, Trax Gallery, Peter Held Art Appraisals and Associates, and the LEF Foundation. We’d also like to express our deep appreciation for Jeffrey Spahn of Jeffrey Spahn Gallery and Leslie Ferrin of Ferrin Contemporary for organizing and hosting this event! Finally, we’d like to thank the entire clay community – artists, collectors, gallerists, and others – who have come together to share their passion for and commitment to the craft field. We are so grateful for your support!

Event Details

Ceramic Auction For Artist Relief
Friday, June 19 – ending on Sunday, June 28th at 7 p.m. EST/4 p.m. PST 

Link to eBay Auction

Link to Catalog

Thursday, June 25, 7 p.m. EST/4 p.m. PST

Hosted by Garth Johnson, ceramics curator, Everson Museum, Syracuse, NY. Guests include Cornelia Carey, CERF+, artists Christa Assad, Lauren Mabry, and others involved with the auction as donors and receiving organizations. This Zoom program will be live and include conversations about the artworks featured in the auction from studios and donating galleries.

Link to Zoom Meeting / Preview Cocktail Party
Meeting ID: 987 2092 8898

Press Contacts:

Marilyn White

[email protected] 

Leslie Ferrin

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