Spotlight: HCP Auction 2015

Posted on Feb 12, 2015

Each year in February, HCP holds an annual print auction where artists, galleries, and collectors from all over the world contribute premier photographic art that is auctioned to benefit HCP’s operating fund. It is an elegant evening of cocktails, dinner, and auction. One-hundred percent of the proceeds go directly to support HCP exhibitions, educational initiatives, outreach programs, and the award winning publication SPOT magazine.

This year's print auction will be held on Wednesday, February 18th at The Junior League of Houston with auctioneer Rick Wester of RWFA

Absentee Bidding is Welcome! Absentee bids will be accepted by email, mail, and fax until
6 pm on Tuesday, Februrary 17. CLICK HERE to download and print your absentee bid form.
All Silent Auction prints are available at a BUY IT NOW price. To purchase a print
please contact Jessi Bowman, Exhibitions Assistant at
For Print Auction tickets and questions, contact Alexandra Irvine,
Administrative Director at
This year Catherine Couturier Gallery and their artists have contributed the following works:


New York

Elliot Erwitt, New York

 Gelatin silver print, 1974

11.5 x 17.5 inches

signed on recto in ink and verso in pencil

Retail Value $5,500




Jennifer Schlesinger, Here Nor There

From the series Here nor There (2011 - 2013)

Albumen print, 2011, printed 2014

edition 4 of 9

4.3 x 2 inches (special Edition size for HCP auction only)

Signed on recto in pencil 

Retail Value $1,000

Regular edition size 8 x 4 inches: $1,200



 Ocean Desert

Renate Aller, White Sand, March 2013

From the series Ocean|Desert

archival pigment print, 2013

edition 1 of 10

28 x 40 inches

signed on verso in archival pen

Retail Value $4,000 unframed, $5,000 framed




Concrete Wall

John A. Chekeres, La Paz - Concrete Wall - 2011

From the series Structure

inkjet print, 2011

edition of 10

31.5 x 41.5 inches

signed on recto in pencil

Retail Value 2,000



Cloud and rays

Mitch Dobrowner, Cloud and Rays near Benson, Arizona

inkjet print, 2013

edition 3 of 45

14 x 20 inches

signed on recto in pencil

Retail Value $1,000



Street Guardian

Jeffrey Becom, Street Guardian (Varnas, Uttar Padesh, India)

archival pigment ink print, 2008

edition 4 of 25

14 x 20 inches

signed on recto in pencil

Retail Value $1,500




David Fokos, Nightwatch, Port Townsend, WA

chromogenic print, 2002, printed 2004

13 x 13 inches

signed on recto in pencil

 Retail Value $1,000



Floppy Drive

Ferit Kuyas, Floppy Drive

archival pigment print from polaroid transfer, 2013

edition 1 of 12

11 x 9 inches

Retail Value $800





S. Gayle Stevens, Fall and Leaf Diptych

From the series, Unique


unique edition

5 x 5 inches each




 You may dowload a copy of the entire HCP Auction Catalogue HERE






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