Kenton Nelson, A Standard of Elegance, 2019, oil on canvas, 20 x 24 inches, courtesy of the artist


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California Cool Art Auction 2020

The California Cool Art Auction is an evening not to be missed. With works by over 100 of California’s most coveted artists, the 38th annual Art Auction will include great art, delicious cuisine, and creative cocktails. The evening includes a silent auction as well as an exciting live auction that attracts competitive bidding from around the world.

Proceeds from the event support Laguna Art Museum’s mission of collecting and preserving California art, providing critically acclaimed exhibitions, and enhancing art education. For information about sponsorship, please email events and development manager Sara Gale or call 949.494.8971 x219.

Pre-sale tickets are no longer available. Participate online and bid from anywhere with Artsy.

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Honorable Mentions

Special Thanks

Executive Committee

Jeannie Denholm, co-chair
Michael Fullen, co-chair

Pamela Banks
Laura Black
Nora Desruisseaux
Ruben Flores
Amy Fulford

Jessica Glasier
Vanessa Helin
Eden Phair
Suzanne Walsh
Blythe Wheaton

Host Committee

Pamela Banks
Rick Balzer and Lyn Burke
Barbara and Tad Danz
James and Gillian De Graff
Denise Di Novi and Scott Farrow
Eugene Felder
David and Michelle Fisher

Sara Forbes
Chuck and Nancy Fry
Jane and Joe Hanauer
Paul and Sara Heeschen
Robin and Steve Kalota
Barbara and Greg MacGillivray
Patrick and Tiare Meegan

Joan Rehnborg
Lou and Laura Rohl
Gary and Susan Stewart
Thomas and Elizabeth Tierney
Marnie and Brett Wall
Jennifer Yelland

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