Pasadena Arts Council has announced it will present an inaugural art auction  previewing on Tuesday, April 25 which will offer over fifty works by artists including Joshua Aster, Kristin Calabrese, Fallen Fruit, Shana Lutker, Sandeep Mukherjee, Steve Roden, Analia Saban, Alex Schweder, Kim Stringfellow, Liat Yossifor, and Marina Zurkow.

All proceeds will support the Council’s mission to empower artists to invent, inspire, and provoke. Sales from select lots will also directly support the work of the following independent arts collectives and organizations:

ARID Journal, Big City Forum, Eastside International (ESXLA), Fallen Fruit, The Love House Project, The Mojave Project, Monte Vista Projects, PasadenaPhotographyArts, Shed Research Institute, Surrogate Gallery Projects, Unconfirmed Makeshift Museum and VOLUME.

The auction has been entitled “EMERGE: 2017 Benefit Art Auction.” The opening reception and preview will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on April 25 at Deasy/Penner & Partners, 200 South  Los Robles Avenue, Suite 100, in Pasadena. The works will be on view throughMay 9.

Pasadena Arts Council provide resources and opportunities for artists, collectives, and independent arts organizations to advance their visions and contribute to a vibrant, challenging, and inclusive creative community.