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"Vertical Cactus" by Gail Pidduck

From the organizers of the art auction:

Twenty stunning works of art by historic and contemporary local artists will be up for grabs during the Santa Paula Art Museum’s virtual 12th Annual Fine Art Auction Fundraiser.

Online bidding opens Saturday, August 13, 2022, and closes Saturday, August 27, at 4:00 p.m. PDT. The auction artworks can be previewed during a special, in-person preview reception at the Museum on August 13. Admission to the preview reception is free. Drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be served.

The Santa Paula Art Museum’s annual Fine Art Auction is the nonprofit’s biggest fundraiser each year. All proceeds raised during the event benefit the Museum and the thousands of children, families, and adults served by SPAM exhibitions and educational programs every year, including its free ArtSPARK school tour program, monthly Free Family Days, free Young Artist Program, and free Kids’ Art Fest. Individuals must preregister to bid online at

fine art auction - "Bright Springtime" by Dan Schultz
“Bright Springtime” by Dan Schultz

Bid online for your chance to take home artworks by historical Southern California artists like Jessie Arms Botke, Cornelis Botke, Douglas Shively, and Manuel Valencia, as well as contemporary pieces by Linda Brown, Lynn Hanson, Debra Holladay, Norman Kirk, George Lockwood, Lisa Skyheart Marshall, Gina Niebergall, Susan Petty, Gail Pidduck, Dan Schultz, Jules Smith, and Andrea Vargas.

"In Wheeler Canyon" by Cornelis Botke
“In Wheeler Canyon” by Cornelis Botke

Art lovers can also purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win one of two paintings by historic Santa Paula artists Jessie Arms Botke and Cornelis Botke. Raffle tickets start at $50.00. Raffle tickets can be purchased online at

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