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16th Annual
MICA Gala Dinner & Auction Fundraiser

Friday, November 9, 2018, Oak Island Resort & Conference Centre

Wonderful auction items for our 2018 Auction are coming in ...

7.5" x 12.25" framed watercolour
Tom is a professional watercolour painter whose works are in many Canadian and international collections.
A graduate of NSCAD, he has donated to MICA's annual fundraiser for many years. Known for his landscapes,
he is a master painter of light, shadow and reflections.
For further information on his work go to
Value: $750

Freewheeling Adventures
Freewheeling Adventures Kayak Rental
Gift Certificate for 2 one-week kayak rentals
Donated by Freewheeling Adventures
Value: $515

Gary Longard
Folk Art Fish "RUDY" by GARY LONGARD
Gary's fish have always been a popular item in the MICA auction. Gary has once again carved a fsh for this year's auction. His unique work this year is dedicated in memory of Rudy Haase, a true conservationist, who has gifed a waterfront property near Chester to MICA and the people of Nova Scotia.
Value: TBA

Osprey Ridge Golf
Osprey Ridge Golf Club
20 Green Fee Vouchers
Osprey Golf Club, an 18-hole championship course located near Bridgewater, provides a challenge
as well as a pleasurable golfng experience for players of all skill levels. A great value for all golfers.
Donated by Osprey Ridge Golf Club
Value: $1,000

Carol Ann Shelton
""Homeward Bound" by Carol Ann Shelton
Limited addition print, framed and matted
Carol Ann's paintings are about shape, rich colours, rhythm and movement and have a touch of whimsy
and nostalgia for an ideal past. Her distinctive paintings of seaside and country life are suited to
the south shore region and architecture. Carol has been a popular donor to our annual event for the last 16 years.
Donated by Carol Ann Shelton
Value: $425

Photo by Paul Williams
"The Dory Shop Inside/Out" Photo by Paul Williams
This is an original photo #1 of 5 by noted photographer, Paul Williams of East LaHave. It is an 18" x 24" double mat framed. This was taken in 2017 from inside the historic Dory Shop in Lunenburg.
Value: $250

Painting:Land and Sea
Original Painting Land and Sea by Barbara Februar
48" by 36" Black and White Acrylic on Canvas
Originally from Germany, Barbara has had a successful career as an art director, fashion illustrator and textile director. Since 2001 she has turned her talents to painting and giving workshops in Canada, the United States and Manila. Her work can be found in private homes and corporations worldwide. Barbara now lives in Mader's Cove.
Donated by Barbara Februar
Value: $1,700

Sailing Adventure
Day Sailing Adventure on Defiant
Enjoy a day of sailing around the islands on the beautiful waters of Mahone Bay.
Defiant, a comfortable CS 33, sloop rigged, cruising sailboat is equipped with all required safety gear.
On-board facilities include a heated cabin, protected cockpit, head and galley.
This sailing adventure leaves the dock at Gold River Marina at approximately 1000 hrs and would return up to 8 hours later after a cruise of 10 to 25 nautical miles. The route is selected from the Mahone Bay chart based on the desires of the guests and the peculiarities of the wind. Arrangements for a light lunch at sea will be discussed.

Four guests can be accommodated and young people are welcome. All get a chance to sail Defiant.
Contact Ed Sulis at 902 678-4609 or use contact card attached.
Suggested Donation: $300

Folk Rooster
Folk Rooster
James Forbes is an auctioneer by profession as well as a wood carver, known for his brilliant caricatures of political fgures. He is a Nova Scotia Folk Art festival exhibitor. Jimmy now experiments with incorporating metal elements into some of his wood carvings. Tis is a one of a kind rooster!
Donated by Dr. and Mrs. Peter Van Orman
Value: $175

Ceramic Teapot
Ceramic Teapot
Teresa Bergen is a ceramic artist who creates playful and interactive pieces of sculpture and pottery.
This whimsical teapot has personality with colourful narrative decoration and hands and legs making
teatime an adventure. Teresa is a graduate of Langara College in Vancouver and NSCAD in Halifax.
Her work is highly collectible and is sought throughout Canada and the United States.
Her pottery and sculpture pieces can be seen at the Clever Hen Pottery, Chester.
Donated by Dr. and Mrs. Peter Van Orman
Value: $400

Folk Art Robert Danielis
Folk Art by Robert Danielis
Robert carved and exhibited in Ontario for 30 years before moving to Blue Rocks in 2015
where he has a small studio, FolkWorks. He has exhibited at the
McMichael Art Gallery in Kleinberg, Ontario and was also Artist in Residence at Waring House,
a popular resort in Prince Edward County. Robert's folk art pieces are humorous and witty.
Donated by Robert Danielis.
Value: $450

Digital Photographic Print by Ward Isnor
"Early Morn - Rissers Beach" by WARD ISNOR
Ward's beautiful image of Risser's Beach is printed on aluminium metal whichis a new form of art print.
The result is outstanding image clarity, vibrant detail and resolution. This print is durable,
scratch resistant and has a modern avant-garde appeal thanks to frameless hanging.
Ward has donated to MICA's annual fundraiser for many years. Digital Archival Photographic Print on specially coated aluminium, 30" x 20", matted and framed. Ready to hang.
Donated by Ward Isnor.
Value: $450

Granite Coast by Kathy Brown
"Granite Coast" by KATHY BROWN
5 3/4 in x 9 in. Plein Air Watercolor by KATHY BROWN CSPWC
Kathy Brown, a watercolour painter living in Halifax, has a strong affiliation with the sea, sailing and the history of this area. She is a member of the Canadian Society of Painters in Water Colour. Her paintings are in public and private collections in Canada and internationally.
Value: $325

The Calm by Linda Oickle   Before the Storm by Linda Oickle
"The Calm" and "Before the Storm" by LINDA OICKLE
From an interview for Afterglow Art Festival 2018
"My name is Linda Oickle - I'm now living in Mahone Bay, but I was brought up in Blockhouse. After returning to my love of art and drawing in 2004, I was encouraged by my daughter to try printing. I tried many forms of the printmaking process, but I fell in love with the tactile art of linocutting, drawing my design, cutting and inking the plates. This gives me the ability to make more than one original image from any of my plates!"
Value: $75 EACH

Marine Blacksmith, Lunenburg by AL CHADDOCK
"Marine Blacksmith, Lunenburg" by AL CHADDOCK
Archive Quality limited Edition print 1/2
A native Nova Scotian, Al Chaddock has been a professional artist for more than 40 years. His work is
included in significant national and provincial collections, both public and private.
Value: $1,000

"Marina" by ED PORTER
Intaglio Print
This original print is an image on an etched zinc plate. It presents the viewer of a schooner
under sail seen on a chart of the local waters of Mahone Bay.
Ed Porter is a visual artist working primarily in printmaking media and drawing with a focus
on the unique drama of change in the fascinating meeting place of land and sea . He has work in
the collections of The National Gallery of Canada, The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, The Philadelphia
Museum, The New York Public Library, The National Gallery (Washington, D. C.), The Canada Council Art Bank,
Dalhousie Art Gallery and other university collections as well as many private collections.
Donated by: Ed Porter
Value: $350, Miniumum Bid: $150

Winter Evening by LAUREL HASLETT
"Winter Evening" by by LAUREL HASLETT
Acrylic on Canvas
"Art has been part of my life for as long as I can remember."
"I have had a solo show, been part of many group shows in Nova Scotia and have had my work
accepted for juried shows at The Lunenburg Art Gallery and the Teichert Gallery in Halifax.
Quartet Gallery has been my art home for ten years. From there my work has travelled
to many parts of the world. I have a small studio at the Mahone Bay Centre
where I do most of my painting and printing."
Value: $200

2HP - 4-Stroke Ultra Low Emission. Serial No. BZBK-2300729
This engine is in mint condition having been used for less than 10 hours.
Donated by: Jacquie & Jeff Avery
Value: $750
Minimum Bid: $400

DeWALT Drill; DeWALT Circular Saw
DeWALT Compact Brushless Drill/Driver Kit AND DeWALT Circular Saw (Tool only)
20 V Max XR Lithium Ion Brushless Drill/Driver Kit
6-1/2 inch (165 mm) Circular Saw
Donated by: Lunenburg Hardware
Value: $460

Lunenburg School of the Arts
Lunenburg School of the Arts Summer Tuition Certificate
LSA's limited class size allows students to work closely with instructors and professional artists.
For Summer 2019, LSA offers courses for both adults and children in a wide variety of mediums
such as painting, drawing, pottery, crafts and more. Makes an ideal Christmas gift.
For more information go to the website
Value: $400
Minimum Bid: $300

"Floral Bouquet" by by the late JOSE ANTONIO VALVERDE
Acrylic on rice paper
25" x 29" framed
Spanish-born Jose was a Chester resident whose colourful and exuberant floral,
interior and seaside paintings became well known amongst Nova Scotian and international
collectors. Painting in acrylic or on rice paper was not his usual mode or style.
So this is most likely a one-of-a-kind work.
Value: $500

Mahone Bay Quilt
The Mahone Bay Quilt
by Vicki Lynn Bardon of Suttles and Seawinds
Mahone Bay Quilt  Mahone Bay Quilt 
This quilt was created in the 1980s, one of the first and most elaborate of the Mahone Bay quilts that Vicki Lynn Bardon created. Featuring quilted details of ships and historic buildings, it is a true work of art. This quilt has been safely stored since the '80s and has never been hung or seen the light of day. Therefore the colours and fabric are in mint condition.
Donated by: Anonymous Donor
Value: $1,000
Minimum Bid: $650

Deep Sea Fishing Adventure
Deep Sea Fishing Adventure
This is a complimentary pass for 20 adults for a deep-sea fshing adventure valid for the 2019 tour season.
For booking visit their sightseeing kiosk in Halifax or call 902-420-1015.
Donated by Murphy's Cable Wharf and Ambassatours
Value: $1,340.60

Lunenburg Whale Watching Tour
Lunenburg Whale Watching Tour
Once again this is your chance to bid on an evening cruise aboard Eastern Points for 40 people
out of historic Lunenburg Harbour. A memorable maritime adventure and a wonderful
way to view Lunenburg's stunning harbour and coastline.
Donated by Walter Flower
Value: $2,320

Serving platter with side dishes
Serving platter with side dishes by by MARLA BENTON
Marla Benton, clay artist, earned her education through the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University, the Ontario College of Art and Design and Nipissing University. Through all her life experiences, Marla has been exposed to many different materials. She has found that clay is the most complimentary medium, as she loves to be practical and fanciful at the same time. Marla lives just outside of Mahone Bay with her husband, Eric, their daughter, Juniper, and their cats, Turtle & Bear.
Value: $425

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