SJICA Benefit Art Auction

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Clars is proud to be sponsors of this upcoming Benefit Art Auction. Deric Torres, Senior Vice President of Clars, will be lending his auctioneering skills to keep the bidding competitive.




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ICA San José – Saturday, November 5th
Doors Open: 4PM | Auction Begins: 5PM

The highly anticipated 2022 Annual Benefit Art Auction at the Institute of Contemporary Art San José offers unique opportunities for art enthusiasts and collectors to view and acquire contemporary artwork by rising stars and celebrated artists whose work reflects vibrant, eclectic styles and interests. Live auction guests can actively bid on a wide range of work including paintings, photography, works on paper, sculpture, wearables, and various mixed-media pieces by nearly 70 artists. All proceeds fund the ICA’s innovative exhibitions and educational programming, making sure that admission is always free for all, and expanding the ICA’s reach and impact.

Artists include: Kathy Aoki, Ray Beldner, Sarah Blaustein, Natalya Burd, Andrew Catanese, Kathryn Dunlevie, Ewa Gavrielov, Diane Andrews Hall, Pancho Jimenez, Kara Maria, Stephanie Metz, Christopher Martin, Humberto Ramirez, Byron Ryono, Beth Davila Waldman, Nathan Oliveira and more!


Standing Figure
Nathan Oliveira (American, 1928–2010), Standing Figure, c. 1960, watercolor on paper, set of 2, 37″ x 30″ framed.
Estimate: $32,000

Complimentary champagne, wine, cocktails, heavy hors d’oeuvres and desserts will be served. Admission to the Live Auction — always a sellout event — is reserved for ticket holders.


The San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) is an energetic art space located in downtown San Jose dedicated to making contemporary art accessible and exciting to audiences of all ages and backgrounds. Exhibitions are presented in three galleries that display the most current, relevant and often challenging art from the region, the nation and the world.

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