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THANK YOU to everyone who attended the 2017 event! Your support means we can continue to be a hub for arts & culture in Prince George! Stay tuned for the date of the 2018 auction.


Proceeds from this event help support many of the services the Gallery delivers in Prince George, including Art Heals (Hospital outreach program) and MakerLab Youth Immersion (program for at-risk teens).

Your ticket includes hors d’oevres and a glass of wine or beer. Witness cut-throat bidding wars as local collectors duel for a piece of fine art before the bang of the auctioneer’s gavel announces the winner! There will also be a silent auction featuring the work of local artisans. We offer something for all tastes and budgets!

Tickets are $25 each, or 2 for $40. They are available at the gallery, by phone (250-614-7800) or online:

 

If you can't attend in person, fill out our Absentee Bid Form online or by phone 250-614-7800.

Take a look at some of the works on the auction block:

von Tiesenhausen
 
von Tiesenhausen
Lot 23

Peter von Tiesenhausen
Title:
          Martyr
Media:       
Charcoal collograph print, unique multiple
Size:          7.25" x 22.25"
Date:          2007
Estimated Value:        $1250


Peter von Tiesenhausen lives and works in the small community of Demmit Alberta, however his reputation as an artist reaches far beyond. From his early beginnings studying at Alberta College of Art and Design, through having participated in projects and exhibitions in Europe, USA, New Zealand and many across Canada, he has become an artist on the international stage.

Von Tiesenhausen is an adept painter and sculptor but is also well known for his site specific installations. He has developed many of these installations on the land where he lives. Many of them use natural materials that over time disintegrate and revert to a natural state, sometimes leaving little trace, others like bronze sculptures placed in the forest or small chapel-esque buildings given over to the quiet contemplation, have a longer lasting legacy.

In 2003, the artist drew national attention when his property line was breached by an oil and gas corporation planning to build a pipeline. Von Tiesenhausen argued that his land was a work of art and therefore protected under Canadian Copyright law. A settlement was reached out of court. He has worked with Two Rivers Gallery in the past where he has proven to be a dynamic and popular speaker. In 2005 he had a solo show, Requiem, at Two Rivers Gallery which examined the impact of the Pine Beetle infestation in the boreal forest and in 2009 von Tiesenhausen’s sculpture, Balance, was installed at Two Rivers Gallery.

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