The Annual Art Auction



26th Annual Art Auction

Friday, April 24, 2020

Join us for the most eclectic party in town!

An unforgettable evening uniting artists and art fans for a good cause. Bid on 10 show-stopping artworks during the Live Auction and 100+ exceptional artworks (ranging from $60-$600) in the Silent Auction. Enjoy welcome champagne, scrumptious bites, a cash bar, fabulous fun, and the pride of supporting participating artists and The Contemporary Dayton.

*We have been actively monitoring Coronavirus (COVID-19) locally and around the world. Our approach has been informed by the guidance of the World Health Organization and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Bearing in mind the most recent developments in Ohio and globally with respect to COVID-19, The Contemporary Dayton is postponing the 26th Annual Art Auction and the Auction Preview, Live Auction Reveal + Artists to Watch to a later date. The well-being of our participants is of utmost importance to us, and we hope this does not cause any inconvenience for you. We very much appreciate your engagement, and we hope you will still be able to participate once a suitable date is determined. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Eva at or 937/224.3822. 
2020 Auction Host Committee

Dirk Kreutzer, Chair

Jennifer Brumby, 2018 Chair

Beth Adelman

Jessica Bott

Barb Claudepierre

Dave Hime

Heather Hime

Mike Houser

Stephanie Keinath

Jo Anne Vincent

Jon Vincent


2020 Auction Sponsors



Element Utility Service, LLC

Flats on Jefferson

Susan & Jack Johnston 

Sinclair Community College

Square One Salon & Spa

Betsy B. Whitney



Steve & Lou Mason

Stephanie Slowinski & Paul Benson 

Jim & Sandra Wall

Zig Zag Gallery


Grand Patron:

Linda Caron

Eileen & Richard Carr 

Anne F. Johnson

Stephanie & Marc Keinath

Eleni E. Prieto

Don & Shari Rethman

Rick Stover & Tawnya Darlington 


2020 Auction Volunteer Application
Guest Review: A 30-Something's Perspective on Buying Art
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