Rago Arts & Auction Center to Benefit Lambertville Historic Society

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City Hall – Lambertville, NJ by Helena van Emmerik-Finn

With the Blizzard of 2016 a fading memory, it’s time to look forward to Lambertville En Plein Air, a silent auction to benefit the Lambertville Historical Society. The event will take place on Saturday, March 12, 2016, 5:30 to 8:00 p.m., at Rago Arts & Auction Center, 333 N. Main Street, Lambertville.

On Saturday, March 12, 2016, 5:30 to 8:00 p.m., the Lambertville Historical Society will host a silent auction at Rago Arts & Auction Center, 333 N. Main Street, Lambertville. The event features over 40 paintings produced by 32 artists in the fall of 2015. Suggested donation of $5 will be requested at the door and includes hors d’oeuvres, beverages and music by The Lifters. Proceeds from the silent auction will benefit the Lambertville Historical Society. Parking is available in the rear of the building, accessed via Cherry Street.

More than 40 works of art produced by 32 artists during the 2015 Autumn House Tour will be featured during the event. Lambertville En Plein Air offers a rich and varied collection of oils, acrylics and watercolors capturing street scenes, vistas and architecture throughout the city.

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October Garden Color on Coryell by Carol Sanzalone

New for this year, a preview hour will take place prior to the opening reception. Prospective buyers may view the paintings and speak with artists in attendance between 4:30 and 5:30 p.m. The event will include hors d’oeuvres, beverages and music by The Lifters. A suggested donation of $5 will be requested at the door

“It’s another year of robust and vital contributions from our local artists. The variety of works, and the enormity of talent make this auction a must-do for the serious collector,” said Suzanne Gitomer, president of the Lambertville Historic Society and chair of the Autumn House Tour.

All works will be on display and minimum bids will be set. Bidding will close at 7:30 p.m., sharp, with winners announced at 8:00 p.m.

The complete list of artists: Paul Bachem, Kenn Backhaus, Carrie Barcomb, Al Barker, Jason Bereswill, Meg Brinster Michael, Jeffrey Charlesworth, Fred Danziger, Nathan Distefano, Joe Faith, Ellen Gavin, Joe Gyurcsak, Dorothy Hoeschen, Bill Jersey, Monique Kendikian-Sarkessian, Kay King, Anne Kullaf, Ed Letven, Elise Phillips, Debbie Pisacreta, Lisa Raezer, Roy Reinard III, Carol Sanzalone, Sara Simboli, Stacie Speer Scott, Jas Szygiel, Lauren Travis, Helena van Emmerik-Finn, Luiz Vilela, Patricia Walkar, Andrea Wallace, Steve Zazenski.

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