Press Release
Sara Monserrat Teixido
Director of Marketing & Communications
302-656-6466 x7110
Wilmington, Del. - 24 September 2010 - The Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts announces its Fall 2010 Fundraising Event,
small art
BIG AUCTION, to be held on Saturday, October 23, 2010 from 8 - 11 pm.  The evening features a silent auction of donated 8" x 10" inch works from local, regional, and national artists that will be sold for $100 each and a live auction conducted by local personality Fred Carspecken that will include big ticket travel destinations for the adventurous traveler.  Event highlights include dancing to music by DJ Frosty of Philadelphia and food by nine local and regional caterers and restaurants.  The press is invited to attend.  General Admission tickets start at $85.  Patron tickets starting at $250 will include a special preview event at 6:30 pm.  To purchase tickets please visit our website at Press: please contact Sara Teixido at 302-656-6466 x 7110 to be placed on the press list for the evening. 

The DCCA is proud to announce our
small art BIG AUCTION Sponsors as of September 22, 2010



                        Stella Artois

AAA Mid-Atlantic

Artisan's Bank

Asset Management Alliance

Poland & Sullivan Financial Services

Aloysius Butler & Clark  -  GreenDreams Landscaping  -  Pratt Insurance

Royal Pest Service  -  Veritas Wine and Spirits  -  You've Been Framed

Participating Caterers                                            

Caffé Gelato
Catering By Design
Feast Your Eyes & Essen Kosher Catering
Harry's Savoy Grill & Ballroom
Jimmy Duffy's
Movable Feast
Thyme Catering
Toscana Catering

Donating Artists                                                     

Thank you to artists and local celebrities who have committed to donate artwork to help support DCCA's educational programs and exhibitions as of 9/24/2010:

Margo Allman    Roberta Adams    David Amado     Paul Andreas    Ruth Ansel   
Lisa Ashley     Hratch Babikian     Carol Balick     Lisa A. Bartolozzi   Dennis Beach     Stephanie Beck     Keith Bentley    Lanny Bergner    Edward Bobb   Alicia Bonilla   
Guieo and Danka Borelli    Seonglan Kim Boyce  Jessie Boyko    Nancy Breslin    
Bruce Campbell     Honorable Lt. Gov. John Carney     Senator Thomas Carper    
Jennifer Carter     Joe Castro   Linda Celestian    Ann Chabandour     Pamela Chapman  
Jeff Chapp     Caroline Chen     Maureen Ciaccio    Hunter Clarke     Constance Costigan    
Dolores Cowan     Lawrence Cromwell     Jocelyn Curtis   Marie Danielsson-Yung   
Todd Danner     Marietta Dantonio-Fryer     Jennifer Davies-Razor    Maggi DeBaecke  
Jag Deshpande   Chris Donahower   Graham Dougherty    Tim Dunham     Tim Eads    
Carrie Ida Edinger   Mary Page Evans    Helena Finn   P.J. Foster     Gloria Fox    
Karen Frazer    Mickey Freed     Eric Garner     Wayne Gibson   Ed "EC"Graney    
Allison Long Hardy      Watsuki Harrington     Kerry Harrison   Wendy Hatch     Allison Haug     Sutton Hays     Nanci Hersh     Paul Hluchan   Reineke Hollander     Mary Powers Holt      Susan Isaacs     Lynda Johnson    Maria Keane    Jill Kerwick    Sallie Ketcham  
Stephanie Kirk     Ron Klein     Annette Laszczkowska     Michelle La Perriere  
Gabrielle Lavin    John Lear     Deborah Leavy    Allison Long-Hardy    Henry Loustau    
Evie Lovett     Felise Luchansky     Mitch Lyons   Ken Mabrey     Susan Maguire  
Virginia Maksymowicz     Helen Mason    Jenee Mateer    Rhys McClure    Ron Meick   
Rich Metz     David Meyer    Meagan Mika     Amy Milli     Cleveland Morris    
Michael Morris     Patty Moshanko    Susan B. Myers     Olga Nielsen    Cara Ober    
Anne Oldach     Emo Omwake     Belinda Orzada     Kwaku Osei     Mark Pack    
Diane Pepe     June Peterson     Esteban Pilonieta Vera     Jane Quartarone    
Chris Raymond     Harold R. "Tubby" Raymond   Maxine Rosenthal     Jeffrey Rubin    
Steve Ruszkowski     Norman Sasowsky     Yoshiko Sato     Eleanor Schimmel    
Karl Schlatter     Lynda Schmid     Bill Scott     Claire Sherwood    Annette Seidenglanz    Connie Simon    Ruth Sklut     Tremain Smith     Stan Smokler    Libby and Alan Soffer  
Kari Souders     Bill and Carol Spiker     Susan Swartz     Deborah Stelling     Kelley Stone     Bob Straight    Bridget Sullivan   Pam Taggart    Mary Targonski     Sara Teixido    
Merle Temkin    Carol Tippit Woolworth     Shannon Tomanovich    Beth Trepper  
Roberta Tucci     Jantina Tuthill      Valetta     Ivete Vallejo     James Vinton     Bryan Warner     Ben Weaver     Ben Whitehouse     Vivian Wolovitz     Joy Wulke     Carson Zullinger

Visit the event web page.

Docent-led Tours
To arrange docent-led tours for DCCA exhibitions, contact the Education Department at 302-656-6466 x7101.

About the DCCA
The DCCA, a non-collecting art museum founded in 1979, presents between 20 - 30 exhibitions annually of regionally, nationally and internationally recognized artists that explore topical issues in contemporary art and society, as well as symposia, lectures and tours. The DCCA provides individual studios to more than 25 artists, who also exhibit regularly within its galleries and throughout the region. The DCCA presents a variety of educational and outreach programs, including programs that integrates contemporary arts into the public school curriculum, and artists' residencies that feature collaboration with underserved community groups. The center is housed in a renovated industrial building at 200 South Madison St. in the heart of the rejuvenated Wilmington Riverfront.

DCCA gallery hours are:
10 am - 5 pm Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Noon - 5 pm Wednesday and Sunday
Admission is FREE


The DCCA is wheelchair-accessible.  Visitors with special needs are encouraged to call in advance.

DCCA exhibitions and programs are made possible, in part, through individual contributions; membersʼ support; major grants from AstraZeneca, Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency dedicated to nurturing and supporting the arts in Delaware in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts; and by Amtrak - Official Transportation Provider for the DCCA.


Sara Monserrat Teixido
Director of Marketing and Communications
Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts
200 South Madison Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

302-656-6466 x7110

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