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$250+ Host Packages

$175 VIP & Main Event Ticket 

$100 Main Event Ticket 

$0-75 Livestream Event Ticket**

**If you’re unable to join us in person, we welcome you to support us with a sliding scale ticket to our Livestream Event!

VIP Preview Evening

Presented by Southern Exposure and The Space Program

Thursday, April 14, 6:00 - 8:00 PM

Become a SoEx Auction VIP and your support for our groundbreaking and boundary-pushing programming can go even further. As a VIP ticket holder, you'll be invited to our in-person VIP Auction Preview, where you'll get to know more about the art and artists in our auction, have the first opportunity to “Buy-It-Now” for select works in advance of the main event, and enjoy delicious cocktails from True Laurel and charcuterie from Penny Roma. You’ll also have the opportunity to make a private appointment to view the fully-installed show in advance of the main event. Plus, all VIP ticket purchasers receive a complimentary Fair Pass to the SF Art Market.


Host Packages

All Host Packages include VIP & Main Event tickets, complimentary Fair Passes to the SF Art Market, reserved seating at Main Event; invitation to VIP Preview; early bidding & Buy it Now; in-person appointments. Hosts at the Fission level and above also receive Valet Parking for themselves and their guests at the Main Event,

Fusion ($2,500): 10 VIP & Main Event tickets

Fission ($1,250): 6 VIP & Main Event tickets

Lightning ($500): 4 VIP & Main Event tickets

Surge ($300): 2 VIP & Main Event tickets

Volt ($175): 1 VIP & Main Event ticket

VIP tickets:

$175 for a single ticket

$300 for a pair of tickets

Main Event tickets:

$100 for a single ticket; complimentary One Day pass to SF Art Market; in-person appointments

Livestream Event tickets:

Bid remotely and enjoy the Main Event by tuning in to the Livestream from the comfort of your home!

Livestream ticket: Zap $75

1 livestream event ticket; merch, sticker; complimentary One Day pass to SF Art Market. 

Livestream ticket: Zing $50

1 livestream event ticket; purchase a ticket for $50 or more and receive limited-edition POWER ON merchandise, and a sticker. 

Livestream ticket: Pulse $25

1 livestream event ticket; purchase a ticket for $25 or more and receive limited-edition POWER ON merchandise, and a sticker. 

Livestream ticket: Charge $15

1 livestream event ticket; purchase a ticket for $15 or more and receive a POWER ON sticker.

Want to attend the auction for free? Sign up to volunteer!

Main Event Schedule

Saturday, April 23, 2022

6:00 PM Doors Open

7:30 PM Live Auction

8:30 PM Silent Auction begins to close


Southern Exposure 

3030 20th Street 

San Francisco, CA 94110

Preview Exhibition

April 9 - 22, 2022, In-person by appointment

You can make a private appointment here to visit Southern Exposure’s gallery two weeks prior to the auction to preview the artwork. 

Advance Online Bidding 

View the full catalog and place your bids online starting in early April.

COVID-19 Protocols

Our priority is to ensure the safety of our community. All guests must provide proof of full vaccination status (including booster) before entering the facility. At this time we anticipate requiring guests to wear face-coverings while not eating or drinking. SoEx reserves the right to update our COVID protocols at any time to further protect the health and safety of our guests, artists, staff, and volunteers. We will contact all ticket holders one week prior to the event with any updates.



All acquisitions must be purchased in full. Each auction item is sold AS IS without warranty. Southern Exposure reserves the right to withdraw any item at any time before the actual sale. ALL SALES ARE FINAL WITH NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES.



  • Pick-up: In-person attendees may take their artwork home the night of the event after confirmation of purchase. Artwork will be available for pick-up after the event for remote bidders. Auction winners will be notified to make an appointment.
  • Shipping & Delivery: If you are not local, we can ship artwork to you via an art shipping company. Shipping will be billed to you at cost.

Our Partners



Drusie & Jim Davis

Robin Ducot

Catherine Foo & Aaron Bastian


Nicole Avril & Daniel Gelfand

Jamie Austin & David Deming

Rebecca & Vince Camacho

Micaela Heekin & Chris Hart

Cynthia Loukides

Marc Mayer & Geoff di Girolamo

Rachel & Keith Petersen


Mary & Tony Conrad

Taraneh Hemami & Mohsen Emaminouri

Catherine & David Kevane

Susan Krane

Trisha Lagaso Goldberg & David Goldberg

The Mauro Family 

Gay Outlaw & Bob Schmitz

Dan Toffey & Julia Harter


Michelle Kriebel & Ted Arleo

Gallia Levy & Alfred Yan

Nilus De Matran & Jennifer Morla

Genevieve Quick & Thom Bruce

Jennifer Roy & Traci Des Jardins

Felisa Preskill & Zachary Royer Scholz

Vaughn Shields & Greg Elich

Sharon Tanenbaum & Matty Person

Valerie Wade

Máire P. Walsh

Tracy Wheeler & Paul Rauschelbach

Robin Wright & Ian Reeves


Amanda Hughen

France Viana / The ARROZidency

Jenifer K Wofford


ALEXANDMUSHI (Alex Nichols & Mushi Wooseong James)Angela HennessyMeryl Pataky
Luca AntonucciTodd HidoAlison Pebworth
Johnna ArnoldTanya HollisKeith Petersen
Miguel ArzabeSarah HotchkissCarissa Potter Carlson
Sholeh AsgaryCarrie HottMel Prest
Hernan BasTania HoutzagerAmy Rathbone
Mark Baugh SasakiHughen/StarkweatherRachelle Reichart
JD Beltran & Scott MinnemanColter JacobsenKate Rhoades
Kim BennettJason JägelBlaise Rosenthal
Leo BersaminaChris JohansonByron Ryono
Lukaza Branfman-VerissimoDavid KasprzakJames Sansing
Val BrittonMary Anne KluthAzin Seraj
Rachelle BussièresMichael KoehleJenny Sharaf
Craig CalderwoodChristina La SalaAlice Shaw
Kelly CarámbulaNoah LangEbtihal Shedid
Enrique ChagoyaKris LangJennie Smith
Ajit ChauhanJessica LinTravis Somerville
Jeffrey CheungSarah LoomisCharlene Tan
Randy ColoskySam LopesSam Tchakalian
Mary ConradCathy LuSarah Thibault
Veronica de JesusKija LucasSimon Tran
Gene DominiqueNathan LynchTNT Traysikel (Mike Arcega & Paolo Asuncion)
Chris DuncanNick MakannaKatherine Vetne
Alicia EscottMichelle MansourStephen Vincent
Rodney EwingKari MarboeAndy Vogt
Kota EzawaKara MariaHannah Waiters
Ken FandellVanessa MarshAmanda Walters
Carlos FernandezLee MaterazziBenji Whalen
David FullartonAlicia McCarthyDeirdre White
Guillermo GalindoAnne McGuireDavid Wilson
Benicia GantnerJenna MeachemJenifer K Wofford
Renée GertlerJim MelchertRochelle Youk
Matt GonzalezRobert MinerviniMaryam Yousif
Rea Lynn de GuzmanJulio Cesar MoralesHaoyun Erin Zhao
Diane Andrews HallNicole MuellerMinoosh Zomorodinia
Kristie HansenKari Orvik
Nicole HaydenNatani Notah
Taraneh HemamiMarcel Pardo Ariza
Dana HemenwayErik Parra


Altman Siegel
Creative Growth
Pastine Projects
Electric Works
Paulson Fontaine Press
Berggruen Gallery
Jack Fischer Gallery
Don Soker Contemporary
Rena Bransten Gallery
Eleanor Harwood Gallery
Sticks Framing and Gallery
Rebecca Camacho Presents
K. Imperial Fine Art
Traywick Contemporary
Casemore Kirkeby
Johansson Projects

Dolby Chadwick Gallery
Magnolia Editions

Catharine Clark Gallery
Modernism Inc

The Compound Gallery
Gallery Wendi Norris

*Lists current as of March 18, 2022.


Platinum Sponsors

Bonnie Bridges and Bill Banyai

Diamond Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Allison Harding

Bronze Sponsors

Avenue 8

Meryl Bennan, Barb Co. Real Estate


Artsource Consulting


Saturn Construction Co.

In-Kind Sponsors

Framing Sponsors

Artistic Picture Framing

City Picture Frame

Mark Ryan Fine Arts

The Painters Place

Small Works

Spot Design

SF Art Framing Services

Sterling Art Services




Nicole Avril & Rebecca Camacho


Aaron Bastian


Nicole Avril
Sharmi Basu
Rebecca Camacho
Chandra Cerrito
Valerie Imus
Marc Mayer
Margaret McCarthy
Qianjin Montoya
Emma Rosenbaum
Jenifer K Wofford


Nicole Avril, President
Jenifer K Wofford, Vice President
Dan Toffey, Treasurer
Genevieve Quick, Secretary
Taraneh Hemami
Susan Krane
Olivia White Lopez
Marc Mayer
Hope Mohr
Qianjin Montoya
M. Valentine


Valerie Imus, Artistic Director and Co-Director
Margaret McCarthy, Executive Director and Co-Director
Sharmi Basu, Operations and Development Coordinator
Sam Lopes, Lead Preparator
Emma Rosenbaum, Marketing & Communications Coordinator
Simon Tran, Artists in Education Manager
Minoosh Zomorodinia, Documentation Manager
Julia Epifania Basnage, Communications Intern
Danielle Fabian Bronson, Programs & Exhibitions Intern
Wednesday DeGuzman, Community Development Intern


Stevie Sokolouski



Southern Exposure (SoEx) is an artist-centered nonprofit organization committed to supporting diverse visual artists. Through our extensive and innovative programming, SoEx strives to experiment, collaborate and further educate while providing an extraordinary resource center and forum for Bay Area and national artists and youth in our Mission District space and off-site, in the public realm. Since 1974, SoEx has been a vital part of the Bay Area arts ecosystem, and your generous support of our auction will allow new, emerging, and experimental art to flourish in the year ahead.


If you’re unable to join us for our 2022 Benefit Art Auction, we invite you to support our work by making a donation. Your support of our work will keep innovative, experimental art alive in the Bay Area in the year ahead!