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MakersBall 2018 Auction Preview

Enjoy this preview of the Silent and Live Auction items on offer! 

Thanks to the generosity of Craft Alliance artists, artists-in-residence, and friends of Craft Alliance we have terrific items for Live and Silent auctions! Preview the items here, and then join us at the MakersBall on Saturday, March 10, 6-11pm, at the Caramel Room at Bissinger’s.

Want to get a head start on the bidding? Contact Maja Sadikove at maja.sadikovic@craftalliance.org (details below).

We will notify bidders by proxy of the outcome on Monday, March 12.

 


 
David Mayerkord

Man Vase
David Meyerkord

21" x 8" x 8"
Starting Bid: $150
Bid Increment: $20

Courtesy of Helen and Julian Seeherman

Kelly Miller

Enameled Necklace 
Kelly Miller

1 ¾” x 2 ½” (pendant)
Vitreous Enamel, Sterling Silver, Copper
Starting Bid: $100
Bid Increment: $20

Courtesy of the artist

Bobo Noodle House

$100 Gift Card Bobo Noodle House

Starting Bid: $35
Bid Increment: $10

Courtesy of Keith Manzer

Maruca Design

Cupcake Bag 
Maruca Design

Fabric
Starting Bid: $15
Bid Increment: $10

Courtesy of the artist

Tom McCarthy

Pearl Earrings 
Tom McCarthy

2 3/8” x 3/8” x 3/16”
Sterling Silver, Pearl
Starting Bid: $70
Bid Increment: $20

Courtesy of the artist

Lauren Nall

Azurite Cuff Bracelet 
Lauren Nall

1.5” x 2.25” x 1.75”
Azurite, Sterling Silver
Starting Bid: $150
Bid Increment: $40

Courtesy of FletcherWorks

Platter

Platter 
Artist Unknown

Ceramic
Starting Bid: $45
Bid Increment: $20

Courtesy of Carol Shapiro Collection

Master Gardener Consult

Garden Consultation with a
Missouri Master Gardener 

Starting Bid: $45
Bid Increment: $20

Courtesy of Debbie Callihan

Joanne Kluba

Handmade Box with Stationery
Joanne Kluba

7” x 7” x 3”
Book, Book Cloth, Giclee Prints
Starting Bid: $20
Bid Increment: $10

Courtesy of the artist

Katie Bensky

Torso
Katie Bensky

9” x 5”
Stoneware
Starting Bid: $110
Bid Increment: $20

Courtesy of the artist

Urban Chestnut

Urban Chestnut Tour

Starting Bid: $70
Bid Increment: $20

Courtesy of Urban Chestnut Brewery

Paul Mineo

Paul Mineo Gift Basket

Starting Bid: $45
Bid Increment: $20

Courtesy of Paul Mineo

Sajeda Issa

Caution: No Handle #1
Sajeda Issa 

3” x 3” x 3”
Porcelain, Luster, Underglaze
Starting Bid: $50
Bid Increment: $20

Courtesy of the artist

Sajeda Issa

Caution: No Handle #2
Sajeda Issa 

3” x 3” x 3”
Porcelain, Luster, Underglaze
Starting Bid: $50
Bid Increment: $20

Courtesy of the artist

Sajeda Issa

Caution: No Handle #3
Sajeda Issa 

3” x 3” x 3”
Porcelain, Luster, Underglaze
Starting Bid: $50
Bid Increment: $20

Courtesy of the artist

Michael Parrett

Delores
Michael Parrett

1.25” x 2.25” Pendant, 18” Chain
Sterling Silver, Kyanite
Starting Bid: $75
Bid Increment: $20

Courtesy of the artist

Damia Smith

Lavender Earrings
Damia Smith

1.5” x 1” x 0.5”
Sterling Silver
Starting Bid: $35
Bid Increment: $20

Courtesy of the artist

Melody Evans

Migrate
Melody Evans 

12” x 10” x 8”
Ceramic
Starting Bid: $110
Bid Increment: $20

Courtesy of the artist

Sandy Kaplan

Slow Dancing
Sandy Kaplan

19” x 15” x 1”
Ceramic
Starting Bid: $175
Bid Increment: $40

Courtesy of the artist

Private Dog Training

Private Dog Training

Starting Bid: $35
Bid Increment: $10

Courtesy of Brennan & Woolston Dog Training

Dog Training class

Dog Training Class 

Starting Bid: $45
Bid Increment: $20

Courtesy of Brennan & Woolston Dog Training

Abby Lowe

Origins
Abby Lowe

23” x 30”
Graphite, Ink, Thread, Paper
Starting Bid: $100
Bid Increment: $20

Courtesy of the artist

Bespoke

Bespoke: $100 Gift Certificate 

Starting Bid: $35
Bid Increment: $10

Courtesy of Bespoke

Cathy McBride

Silk Scarf 
Cathy McBride

Fabric
Starting Bid: $25
Bid Increment: $10

Courtesy of the artist

Beverly Aroh

A Gift From Dan’s Kiln Bowl
Beverly Aroh

8” x 3”
Ceramic
Starting Bid: $30
Bid Increment: $10

Courtesy of the artist

Houston Blew

Llewcie
Houston Llew

8.5” x 5.25” x 1.75”
Copper, Glass, Wood
Starting Bid: $45
Bid Increment: $10

Courtesy of the artist

Chickenscratch

Ladybug Checker Pin
Chickenscratch

1.75” x 2” x .25”
Azurite, Sterling Silver
Starting Bid: $35
Bid Increment: $10

Courtesy of the artist

Vivian Gaston

Double Pane Necklace 
Vivian Gaston

Silver, Opal
Starting Bid: $30
Bid Increment: $10

Courtesy of the artist

Vivian Gaston

Double Dot Coin Earrings
Vivian Gaston

Silver, Garnet
Starting Bid: $25
Bid Increment: $10

Courtesy of the artist

Bissinger's

Bissinger’s Chocolates Factory Tour 

Starting Bid: $45
Bid Increment: $20

Courtesy of Bissinger’s Handcrafted Chocolates

KWMU

St. Louis Public Radio Gift Basket

Starting Bid: $75
Bid Increment: $10

Courtesy of St. Louis Public Radio

Laura Zindel

Fish Platter : Hereford Bull
Laura Zindel 

10” x 21” x 2”
Earthenware
Starting Bid: $100
Bid Increment: $20

Courtesy of the artist

Zina Kao

Crescent Moon Necklaces
Zina Kao Exclusives 

18” & 16” chains
Precious Metal
Starting Bid: $50
Bid Increment: $20

Courtesy of the artist

Vicia

Vicia Chef’s Tasting for 2 with Wine Pairing

Starting Bid: $100
Bid Increment: $20

Courtesy of Vicia

Ying Zuo

Untitled Umbrella Stand
Ying Zuo 

Ceramic, Mixed Media
Starting Bid: $90
Bid Increment: $20

Courtesy of Carol Shapiro Collection

Qun Liu

Felt Scarf
Qun Liu

60” x 15”
Merino Wool, Silk Fabric
Starting Bid: $50
Bid Increment: $20

Courtesy of the artist

Kelly Draper

Arch Pendant 
Kelly Draper

1” x 1.18”
Sterling Silver
Starting Bid: $45
Bid Increment: $20

Courtesy of the artist

Malaika Tolford

River Vessel 
Malaika Tolford

6” x 5” x 2”
Porcelain
Starting Bid: $15
Bid Increment: $10

Courtesy of the artist

Roger Rimel

Earrings
Roger Rimel

1.5”
Sterling Silver, 14k Yellow Gold, Fused Gold, Green Spheres
Starting Bid: $135
Bid Increment: $20

Courtesy of the artist

Peg Fetter

Scribble Earrings w/Holes
Peg Fetter

18k Yellow Gold, 14k Yellow Gold, Sterling Silver
Starting Bid: $135
Bid Increment: $20

Courtesy of the artist

Kate and Ken Anderson

Untitled
Kate and Ken Anderson

Mixed Media
Starting Bid: $90
Bid Increment: $20

Courtesy of Carol Shapiro Collection

Black Mirror Theater

Two Pair of Tickets (4 Total) for Black 
Mirror Theater first show of the season

Starting Bid: $45
Bid Increment: $10

Courtesy of Black Mirror Theater

Gateway Opera

Two Tickets to 15 Minute Mozarts

Starting Bid: $20
Bid Increment: $10

Courtesy of Gateway Opera

Insight Theater

Two Tickets to “The Importance of Being Earnest” by
Oscar Wilde + $100 Certificate for The Dark Room

Starting Bid: $60
Bid Increment: $10

Courtesy of Insight Theater and The Dark Room

Midnight Company

Two Tickets to Abby Mann’s
Judgment at Nuremberg 

Starting Bid: $15
Bid Increment: $10

Courtesy of The Midnight Company

RS Theatrics

A Pair of Season Tickets: R-S Theatrics

Starting Bid: $50
Bid Increment: $10

Courtesy of R-S Theatrics

West End Players Guild

Two Tickets to any 2018 Performance
of West End Players Guild 

Starting Bid: $20
Bid Increment: $10

Courtesy of West End Players Guild

Stray Dog Theatre

Two Pairs or 4 Tickets to
Hedda Gabler

Starting Bid: $45
Bid Increment: $10

Courtesy of Stray Dog Theater

STL Actors Studio

Four Tickets to Any Performance 
at Gaslight Theater + Dinner at
West End Grill & Pub

Starting Bid: $50
Bid Increment: $10

Courtesy of St. Louis Actors’
Studio and West End Grill & Pub

Jill Evans Petzall

Necklace
Jill Evans Petzall

18”
Turkish Turquoise, 24k Vermeil, Brass
Starting Bid: $150
Bid Increment: $40

Courtesy of the artist

Jill Evans Petzall

Necklace
Jill Evans Petzall

18.5
Opalite Glass, Sterling Silver
Starting Bid: $70
Bid Increment: $20

Courtesy of the artist

Period Restoration

Bath Therapy Soaking Tub & Faucet

Minimum Bid: $400
SPECIAL AUCTION ITEM

Courtesy of Period Restoration

Alexandra Clancy

Alexandra Clancy Mini Tote

7.75" x 6" x 3.5"
Minimum Bid: $400
SPECIAL AUCTION ITEM

Courtesy of Alexandra Clancy

James Iber

Tomorrow
James Ibur

10” x 14” x 16”
Ceramic
Minimum Bid: $600
SPECIAL AUCTION ITEM

Courtesy of the artist

Sam Stang

Murrini Glass Bottle
Sam Stang

22" x 8" x 6"
Glass
Starting Bid: $400
LIVE AUCTION ITEM
Courtesy of the Artist

Flowing patterns in this glass piece are revealed when glass rods are cut into cross-sections and blown into this beautiful, flowing form. Sam Stang studied at Washington University and with Fritz Dreisbach at Penland School of Crafts. In 1992, Stang opened Augusta Glass Studio in Augusta, MO where he currently works in the traditional European glass blowing style.

Howard Jones

Double Shovel
Howard Jones

40" x 20.5"
Metal, Wood
Starting Bid: $400
LIVE AUCTION ITEM
Courtesy of the Artist

Howard Jones creates humorous hybrid tools that cross artists’ tools and the stuff of everyday life. His work was recognized by the Regional Arts Commission in 2016 with a much-coveted artists’ grant. This piece showcases both his exceptional craftsmanship and his witty view of the world. Imagine it gracing a special place in your home.

Craft Uncorked

Private Craft Uncorked Event

Starting Bid: $450
LIVE AUCTION ITEM
Courtesy of Craft Alliance and Sasha’s Wine Bar

Take one of our wildly popular Craft Uncorked classes to the next level with the help of Sasha’s Wine Bar. You and your seven guests will enjoy a private class. Indulge in delicious savory bites and sweet, all while sipping on inspired wine pairings. Craft a delightful experience, and take home your art at the end of the evening.

Razine Wenneker

Geometric Adornment Necklace
Razine Wenneker

6” x 5” x 2”
Swarovski Cubes, Japanese Delica Beads with
Miyaki Galvanized Silver
Starting Bid: $700
LIVE AUCTION ITEM
Courtesy of the artist

Razine Wenneker’s elegant bead weaving embodies the spirit of contemporary craft—she masterfully combines color, form, and materials. This necklace is bold yet fluid and comfortable. Wear it and showcase your style.

Vouziers

Pool Party at Vouziers & Lobster Feast 

Starting Bid: $800
LIVE AUCTION ITEM
Courtesy of Karen and Martin Lammert, and Wes Fordyce

Stroll down the gravel road at Vouziers, take a swim in the 100ft long spring-fed pool, and reve amidst the ancient trees at the one-of-a-kind Joseph Desloge Estate. When the sun sets, indulge in a lobster feast at an intimate private home. A party unlike any other for you and 11 of your closest friends.

Michael Bauermeister

Wooden Sky 
Michael Bauermeister

22” x 33”
Starting Bid: $975
LIVE AUCTION ITEM
Courtesy of the Artist

The work of Michael Bauermeister has been featured in American Craft Magazine, The St. Louis Post-Dispatch—and exhibited at Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design. Bauermeister says, “Wood has become my voice and my language.” The rich surface captures the textures and colors of the natural world. This stunning piece will be a standout in any collection.

Hamilton Tickets

The Ultimate Dinner and a Show: 
Dinner at Vicia and Two Tickets to Hamilton

Starting Bid: $400
LIVE AUCTION ITEM
Courtesy of Mary Strauss and Vicia

These are truly the hottest tickets in town!! On Tuesday, April 10, you and your guest will delight in a chef’s tasting menu with wine pairing at James Beard Award semi-finalist restaurant Vicia. Then, head over to the Fabulous Fox Theatre, where you’ll breeze into reserved parking and enjoy luxurious seating in the exclusive Fox Club for a sold-out performance of the hit musical Hamilton!

Steamboat Springs Vacation

Steamboat Springs
Vacation Home

Starting Bid: $1,200
LIVE AUCTION ITEM
Courtesy of Peggy and Lee Kaplan

You and 9 of your friends will love a glorious vacation in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Enjoy 5 nights in this luxurious 2-year-old Steamboat Springs residence. Surrounded by breathtaking scenery, this home is the perfect starting point for your winter or summer adventures—only one mile from the slopes and convenient for hiking and rafting.  This beautiful 4-bedroom, 4-bath home has never before been offered at auction! (Dates to be selected by mutual agreement.)

 


 

 

 To bid, contact Maja Sadikovic at maja.sadikovic@craftalliance.org with the following information and we will assign you a proxy bidder:
1. Your name and cell phone number
2. The package title for which you would like to place a bid
3. Your top bid amount (this is the highest price you will pay for the specific object)
Deadline for proxy bidding requests is noon on Friday, March 9.