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14th annual Bray Benefit Auction and Brickyard Bash
June 17-July 24, 2010
Brickyard Bash

The Brickyard Bash began in 1984 to celebrate the purchase of the Bray family brickyard and to thank the community for its’ support. Under the direction of Kurt Weiser, the acquisition of 25 acres allowed for new studios, improvement to the clay business facilities, and according to Weiser, opportunities for the residents to “stretch out and do things they never did before”.

The annual Bray Benefit Auction attracts artists, collectors and life long supporters of the Bray from around the country. Artwork from over 100 ceramic artists is included in our Live, Silent, and Cup Auctions. This is the Bray’s biggest fundraiser of the year and helps support the residency program. The Bray’s residency program supports artists by offering rent-free studios, subsidized material and firing costs, as well as direct funding through fellowships and stipends. The auction items are on display for the duration of the exhibition with the bidding closing at the Live Auction celebration and Brickyard Bash at the end of July.

This year, the closing reception, Live Auction and Brickyard Bash, took place on Saturday, July 24th, 2010

Thank you to everyone who supported us this year at the 2010 Benefit Auction and Brickyard Bash! And a special thanks to our volunteers, resident artists and staff.

Click here to see images from the 2010 Live Auction and Brickyard Bash

2010 Participating Artists
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Live Auction

Dan Anderson
Rudy Autio
Chuck Aydlett
John Balistreri
Josh DeWeese
Julia Galloway
Robert Harrison
Ayumi Horie
Sarah Jaeger
Steven Young Lee
Beth Lo
Richard Notkin
Bobby Silverman
Chris Staley
Richard Swanson
Akio Takamori
Jason Walker
Kurt Weiser
Rosalie Wynkoop

Silent Auction

Daniel Bare
Aaron Benson
Wally Bivins & Alya Khan
Birdie Boone
Amy Brakeman Livezey
Sally Brogden
Sam Chung
Chip Clawson
J.M. Cooper
Nathan Craven
Larry Elsner
Sanam Emami
Heather Mae Erickson
Sean Erwin
Alessandro Gallo
Seth Green
Martha Grover
Vivika & Otto Heino
Susannah Israel
Suzanne Kane
Debbie Kupinsky
Dale Livezey
Andrea Marquis
Alleghany Meadows
Peter Morgan
Lynn Munn
Courtney Murphy
Richard Notkin
Jill Oberman
Jess Parker
Pete Pinnell
Joseph Pintz
Kelly Garrett Rathbone
Steven Roberts
Adam Shiverdecker
Kevin Snipes
Albion Stafford
Phoebe Toland
Doug Turman
Kensuke Yamada
Gwendolyn Yoppolo
Valerie Zimany
Cup Auction

Ted Adler
Kurt Anderson
Daniel Anderson
Robert Archambeau
Victoria Christen
Linda Christianson
Michael Connelly
Marc Digeros
Kowkie Durst
Robert 'Irish' Flynn
Emily Free Wilson
John Gill
Christopher Gustin
Charles Hindes
Jim Ibur
Masaya Imanishi
Charles Jahn
Jim Koudelka
Steven Young Lee
Leah Leitson & Martin Tatarka
Kirk Mangus
Andrew Martin
Leanne McClurg Cambric
Lorna Meaden
Ron Meyers
Jeff Oestreich
Monica Ripley
Stephan Robison
Peter Scherzer
Emily Schroeder
Deborah Schwartzkopf
Sandy Simon
McKenzie Smith
Cheri Thornton
Geoffrey Wheeler
Tara Wilson