Gallery in West Hawai‘i makes ‘Splash’ with art auction
The Donkey Mill Art Center in Hōlualoa presents its annual art auction ‘Splash’ beginning Saturday, Feb. 4.
The art auction gallery, which is free to view, features over 75 unique works by emerging and established artists. It is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Wednesdays through Saturdays – at the Donkey Mill gallery at 78-6670 Mamalahoa Highway in Hōlualoa through Saturday, Feb. 25. For those that would like to purchase works, the online silent auction opens Saturday, Feb. 11 at 10 a.m.
“The collection of art featured in the auction presents a snapshot of the Mill’s critically important work, with each individual piece representing a unique relationship with our community,” said Donkey Mill curator Mina Elison. “The auction features art from world-renowned visiting artists, works by our inspiring teaching artists, exceptional pieces by the Mill’s founders, board and staff members, artwork from exhibiting artists, program participants, and pieces from talented local artists.”
Notable artists include John Buck, Robert Corsair, Hiroki Morinoue, Melanie Yazzie, Clayton Amemiya, Lynn Capell, Roen Hufford, John Koga, Wayne Levin, Setsuko Morinoue, Mayumi Oda and Margo Ray.
Artworks in the auction are in a variety of mediums including printmaking, ceramics, painting, fibers, and photography. Works range in price from $100 to $10,000.
- To register for the online silent auction, visit bit.ly/SplashAnnualArtAuction
- To view the auction catalog, visit bit.ly/SplashAuctionCatalog