Ventura College Art Auction Fundraiser and Exhibition

Auction items include original works of art by Francisco de Goya and Salvador Dalí.
“L'Enfer Canto 20” by Salvador Dali is one of many pieces being auctioned.
“L'Enfer Canto 20” by Salvador Dali is one of many pieces being auctioned.
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VENTURA, Calif. - Feb. 25, 2014 - PRLog -- The Ventura College Art Galleries announces the opening reception of its Annual Spring Faculty Exhibition. The reception features a silent auction, food, wine and free ceramic cups and takes place Feb. 27, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Ventura College’s New Media Gallery, 4667 Telegraph Rd., Ventura. All proceeds from the auction benefit students competing in the Ventura College Annual Student Awards Exhibition, a juried art show in April where winners receive monetary prizes and gifts.

Auction items include original works of art by Francisco Goya, Salvador Dalí, John August Swanson, Luigi Fumagalli, Carlisle Cooper, Philip Evergood, Ventura College faculty and regional artists and sculptors.

The Annual Spring Faculty Exhibition runs from Feb. 27 through March 27, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in the school’s Art Gallery 2. It features a variety of art from painting, printmaking, photography, digital art, drawing, sculpture and ceramics. Faculty contributing to the exhibition include: Sharon Coughran, Julie Dahl-Nicolle, Catherine Day, Sharla Fell, Bruce Freeman, William Hendricks, Gwendolyn Lewis Huddleston, Pam Huth, Martin Isaacson, Debra Mckillop, Bob Moskowitz, Amy Oliver, Myra Toth, Jenchi Wu, and David Young.

For more information contact Ann Bittl, gallery director at (805) 289-6264.

About Ventura College: Ventura College is an accredited two-year institution of higher education that was established in 1925. The 112-acre campus has a diverse student body of 14,500 students through both credit and non-credit offerings. The college offers associate of arts or associate of science degrees in 33 majors. Students are also able to obtain an associate of arts degree in general studies, using one of three patterns to obtain the required units. In addition, the college offers certificates of achievement in 35 career and technical education fields, and proficiency awards in 26 fields. For more information, visit

About Ventura College Art Galleries: The art galleries opened in the 1970s to exhibit the work of faculty, students, and artists from throughout the country. The galleries display a wide range of contemporary and traditional art in a variety of media and are open to the public. The Ventura College Art Galleries include the works of Goya, Dali and Chagall. For more information call (805) 648-8974.

Ann Bittl
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