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The Pence’s annual Art Auction offers the best in contemporary art, all up for display at the Gallery, and online for silent auction bidding. Preview and bid on fantastic sculptures, paintings, photography, textiles, and jewelry by more than 130 regional artists from September 3-24.

Our Auction Gala Event also returns on Saturday, September 24, from 6:30-9 pm with fantastic food by Dos Coyotes Border Café (among others), wine by Fiddlehead Cellars, beer by Sudwerk Brewery, and Peet's Coffee & Tea. Enjoy live music by Big Sticky Mess and bid in person on 'reserve' pieces exclusively available that evening. Chat with artists and friends, while enjoying a great night of art and bidding to support the Pence. To attend the Gala, buy tickets online or at the Pence in person ($40 members and $45 non-members). 

Visit Us: 212 D Street, Davis, CA 95616 | Tuesday-Sunday, 11:30 AM-5 PM | (530) 758-3370 | www.pencegallery.org | Public Reception: September 9, 6-9 PM (Free, open to all)

Thank you to our event sponsors: Jennifer Wu/Davis CPA, Bill & Nancy Roe, Coldwell Banker Select Real Estate, Pam Marrone & Mick Rogers, Scott Motley/Merrill Lynch, Yvonne Clinton Piano Studio, F Street Dispensary, Brooks Painting, Inc., Carbahal & Company, Clyde & Ruth Bowman, The Artery, and Fidelity Insurance Service.  

Art Auction Policies

Online bidding opens on September 3 at midnight and closes for most pieces on September 24 at 5 pm PST. All bids must be placed on this website, and a credit card is required to place a bid. Once bidding has closed, the highest bid for each artwork will be automatically processed, including an 8.25% sales tax. Walkaway bids are also available with the 'Buy it Now' feature, which is 20% above the retail price. Please note that all bids and sales are final. 

Most artworks in our Auction can be shipped, but it is best to inquire, as shipping fragile ceramics can be difficult. Buyers who require shipping will pay a packing and handling charge, along with the shipping cost. Please contact pencegallery@gmail.com for any shipping estimates, questions or concerns.

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