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AUCTION CATALOG


THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS:

Schedule of Events

ARTHUR MORGAN SCHOOL CAMP CELO CAMP SPRING CREEK CARDINAL INSURANCE PARKWAY PLAYHOUSE PENLAND SCHOOL OF CRAFTS RICHMOND INN B&B

5:30- 6:45 Silent Auction live music: bandana klezmer Hors d’oeuvres, desserts wine and beer

THE QUARTZ CORP TYNER CONSTRUCTION

6:45- 7:00 Introduction 7:00- 8:30 Live Auction

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS: POSTCARD/POSTER DESIGN: JENNIFER SWORD LIVE MUSIC: BANDANA KLEZMER FOOD & BEV COMMITTEE: JENNIFER TUFFO, CHRISTINE HENRY, MARIANO DEGUZMAN, JENNIFER RAMBO DECORATIONS: JENNIFER BUENO AND THE PRIMARY CLASSROOMS DONATION COMMITTEE: DANA FEHSENFELD, ERIKA TYNER, VICTORIA GRACIA’A, ROBIN JOHNSTON CATALOG PHOTOS: ZAC LOPEZ-IBANEZ COMMEMORATIVE GLASSES: JOHN GECI, THOR BUENO, XANDER D’AMBROSIO CHILD CARE COORDINATION: LIZ THIELEMANN ALL THINGS TECHNOLOGY: JENNIFER LARSON AND STEVE NORTH CLASS PROJECTS: COURTNEY MARTIN, JEANNINE MARCHAND, DAVID EICHELBERGER, ELISA DIFEO AUCTIONEER: JEFF GOODMAN BEER: DRY COUNTY BREWING & FRENCH BROAD BREWERY COFFEE: BO & KIRK EDWARDS LEADERS OF THE PACK: EMILY WHEAT & MEGHAN LUNDY-JONES

...AND A BIG THANKS TO ALL THE FOLKS WHO DONATED ITEMS, BROUGHT FOOD, AND HELPED TO SET UP-- TOO MANY TO MENTION!


LIVE AUCTION ITEMS

ALTAPASS ORCHARD HAYRIDE -

SET OF 5 PERSONALIZED MUGS BARKING SPIDER POTTERY -

ENGLISH TEA PARTY FOR 10-

Take up to 20 of your friends on a Storytelling Hayride, through the Orchard at Altapass.

$200 VALUE

Come enjoy tea and scones served by an authentic Britt and her daughter in-law sidekick! Invite 10 guests to sip tea and nibble cucumber sandwiches in Celo. The hostesses will gladly send an evite or invitations to your guests.

“WINDOWSILL BOUQUET” - CAROLYN FEHSENFELD - $1,600 VALUE

2 FLEX-PASSES - PARKWAY PLAYHOUSE -

TODDLER CLASS PROJECT- PRICELESS

$175 VALUE

Carolyn's paintings reveal the unexpected beauty of everyday moments through her traditional approach and expressive style.

Enjoy a pair of 2014 4-show flex passes, a total of 8 show tickets. The winner can use the tickets in any combination for any one or more shows.

Ceramic planters imprinted with natural items, such as leaves and shells. Each planter comes with a beautiful jade plant.

CERAMIC CLOCK - JANE PEISER -

HANDBLOWN GLASS CHICKENKATHERINE AND WILLIAM BERNSTEIN -

WEEK AT CELO RIVER HOUSE- DAVID SENSENEY - $500 VALUE

$175 VALUE

2 bedroom, half bath, shower/tub tucked into the woods, wood-fired hot tub with view. Right on the South Toe River. Sleeps Four- one double bed, two twins.

$125 VALUE

$150 VALUE

Salt glazed colored porcelain clock. This clock depicts a young girl reading at the base of a tree. Jane has been making these folk art pieces for over 45 years and lives and works in the Penland community.

Rebecca Plummer and Jon Ellenbogen have operated the Barking Spider Pottery for nearly 40 years. They will create up to 5 personalized stoneware mugs for you. Personalization can be initials (monogram) or first name or nickname. Glaze color choices are available.

The work created by Bernstein Glass is represented in public collections worldwide and featured in numerous books and periodicals.

$100 VALUE

Must rent before October 31, 2014.


HAND PRINTED CHOMP QUILT DANA FEHSENFELD - $284 VALUE

PRIMARY CLASSROOM PROJECTSEWN TAPESTRY - PRICELESS

CYCLING AND TUNE UP- RANDY RASKIN & SOLSTICE CYCLES -

Everything done at Chomp Textiles is customized, beginning with the hand drawn patterns that are transferred onto screens for screen printing to mixing custom colors. This hand made fabric is then crafted into beautiful products, such as this quilt.

The children have spent all year designing, sewing and feting this lovely tapestry which features an apple tree. Children frolic underneath the foliage and apples as a cat climbs the apple laden tree. This oneof-a-kind piece will be a cherished memento for generations.

$175 VALUE

A bike ride with Randy Raskin, tailored to the preferences of the rider(s) (up to 3 hours) with gourmet snacks. Package also includes a tune up for up to 2 bicycles with basic parts included if needed (brake pads, cables & cable housing) and cleaning.

STAY IN BLUEBERRY COTTAGE MOUNTAIN FARM - $250 VALUE

PIZZA PEEL PACKAGE- ZAC LOPEZ-IBANEZ & CHAD MOHR - $250 VALUE

HANDBLOWN GLASS PITCHERROB LEVIN - $200 VALUE

2 night stay at Blueberry Cottage on Mountain Farm in Yancey County. Open from beginning of May to end of October.

Join the crew at the Pizza Shop to learn how to make excellent pizza at home with your new pizza peel handcrafted by Zac Lopez-Ibanez. This 1-hour pizza making intensive will cover tossing technique, crust ingredients, and the art of toppings.

Rob works to capture an element of elegance, fluidity and whimsy in his work. He is an internationally known glass artist who lives and works in Celo.

WEEK IN GATLINBURG- KAYE TALIANA, DOLLYWOOD & AQUARIUM -

1/2 DAY OF TREE WORK- ISAK PERTEE -

WOVEN DOODLE JOURNAL- PAULUS BERENSOHN - $125 VALUE

$1,260 VALUE

Isak Pertee, Insured Tree Service ISA Certified Arborist #SO-6748A will offer a 1/2 day of tree work that could include: aerial saw operation, low-impact climbing & rigging, precision felling, hazardous tree/ limb removal, pruning

2 BR 2 BA condo in Gatlinburg, TN. Available Friday, August 1, 2014 to Friday, August 8, 2014. While in Gatlinburg also enjoy 2 complimentary passes to Dollywood and 4 tickets to Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies.

$600 VALUE

Yancey/Mitchell Only

“Soul’s Kitchen”- a portable studio. Made with handcrafted paper by Paulus Berensohn. Paulus teaches workshops on how to make and keep a journal. In his own life Paulus speaks about the importance of keeping a journal by noting that “I could not have survived without this faithful companion in which I do rejoice, and I do suffer”.


A NIGHT AT THE LARSON CABIN IN ALTAPASS- DAVID AND SUSAN LARSON-

RIPPLE VASE- KENNY PIEPER $400 VALUE

CERAMIC PLATTER- BANDANA POTTERY- $180 VALUE

$ 100 VALUE

Handblown glass vase. Reflecting the harmony and beauty of his surroundings, Kenny produces an exquisite line of glass vessels and sculpture. He lives and works in the Celo area.

Bandana Pottery is made up of the wonderful duo of Naomi Dalglish and Michael Hunt. Naomi and Michael share a similar passion and approach to making pottery.

PADDLES UP FOR SCHOLARSHIP

PRIMARY CLASSROOM PROJECTCERAMIC TUMBLERS - PRICELESS

Come spend the night in the Larson cabin by the pond. Private getaway with kingsized bed. For two people it's a romantic break; for a family with 1-2 small children, it's an adventure. Breakfast delivered to your door. Fishing, swimming, hiking in the woods. Outhouse and wood stove.

UNTITLED FOLDS - JEANNINE MARCHAND - $250 VALUE

White clay and wood wall sculpture. Jeannine’s concepts are a formal response to her estimation of the moment, resulting in monochromatic works refined to achieve a smooth surface, which are sensitive to illumination. Jeannine is an internationally known sculptural artist who works and lives in the Penland area.

Approximately 20% of our families receive some kind of financial aid to help offset the costs of their children’s education. Help contribute to our mission by making a Montessori education possible for every child in our community.

In collaboration with Ms. Wanda’s class, Elisa Di Feo and David Eichelberger created this wonderful set of ceramic tumblers. Covering the outside of each tumbler are drawings created by the students in the primary class.

1/2 DAY OF TRACTOR WORK- GIB BARRUS- $200 VALUE

HANDBLOWN GLASS VESSELPABLO SOTO - $380 VALUE

TROY & SONS WHISKEY + DECANTER AND GLASSES - $100 VALUE

Four hours of tractor work at your home. Could include bush-hogging, tilling, moving dirt or mulch, or a hay ride for your kid's birthday party. Not available May 15th - August 30th and must be within 30 minutes drive of Celo.

Pablo creates work based on the idea of creating and designing objects that enhance living spaces and environment. Pablo lives and works in the Penland community.

Two bottles of Original American Spirits from Asheville Distilling Company- Troy and Sons Moonshine and Oak Reserve. Vintage decanter and glasses to serve with class.


ROCKING CHAIR- WOODY’S CHAIR SHOP - $1,400 VALUE

WEEK AT FOLLY BEACH - KURT & STEPHANIE JOHNSON - $1,050 VALUE

Woody’s Chair Shop Large Rocking Chair. Entirely handcrafted chair made from locally, responsibly harvested maple wood. Seat is handwoven into frame. In this chair, the seat is cotton webbing referred to as Shaker Tape and adds a compliant, cushioned surface to sit.

Spend one week in this 3 bedroom 2 bath with sleeping arrangements for 8. It is located 3 blocks to the beach, 3 blocks to the downtown Folly Beach and a ten to fifteen minute drive to downtown Charleston.

2- NIGHT BACKPACKING TRIP TO BLACK MOUNTAIN - KATEY SCHULTZ $150 VALUE

Enjoy a 1-2 night backpacking trip guided by Katey Schultz. Perfect for a family or beginners. Learn the basics of leave no trace camping, explore local trails, and have fun! She will meet with you beforehand to

CABEZA - CRISTINA CORDOVA

The human figure is key to Cristina’s work which has been described as "a compelling strain of magical realism ... laden with ideas of creation, crucifixion and difficult nature of existence." Cristina lives and works in the Penland community.

ELEMENTARY CLASSROOM PROJECTGRIDDED PAINTING INFLUENCED BY VINCENT VAN GOGH - PRICELESS This piece, created by the elementary class, embodies the style of Van Gogh, while embracing the unique artistry of each student in Ms. Lauren’s class.

DOUBLE WALLED GLASS BOWLJOHN GECI - $350 VALUE

John Geci has studied and worked with glassblowers around the world and has a studio near Penland. Each of his forms serve as a canvas to display the inherent beauty and simple elegance of the glass.

discuss suggestions for meal planning and gear. Participants are responsible for their own gear and food costs.At least one adult must accompany the children, with a maximum of 6 people.

GREENSBORO GETAWAY $400 VALUE

One night stay at O. Henry Hotel in Greensboro. Stay in spacious King room with a bottle of wine, handcrafted Belgian truffles and Southern-style breakfast buffet. Enjoy a night of theater with 2 complimentary tickets to the Triad Stage performance of Alls Well that Ends Well.

SET OF PORCELAIN DISHES –DAVID EICHELBERGER + ELISA DIFEO- $280 VALUE

Set of 8 Porcelain dishes with images. Dishwasher & microwave safe, these unique dishes stack very nicely for the cupboard. Lovely for serving a special dessert, or everyday for a light meal.

2- NIGHT STAY AT “THE BIRDHOUSE” IN ASHEVILLE, WITH GIFT CERTIFICATES TO KING DADDY’S + TUPELO HONEY - $420 VALUE

2 night stay at “The Bird House” in Asheville, NC. Cozy, wooded private lot. Sleeps 6 with a king and twin bed, one in each bedroom, and deluxe queen futon in living room.1-2 miles from Biltmore House. Enjoy meals at King Daddy’s and Tupelo Honey.


LASCAUX VASE - THOR BUENO - $325 VALUE

A hand blown glass vase by Thor Bueno. Thor’s broad, flattened vessels provide a canvas on which he displays rich and rough surfaces that resemble the cave paintings of Lascaux, France. He creates each design using many layers of coloredglass powders that are distressed to produce simple, elegant patterns evocative of humankind's first artworks.

DAY OF BOATING AND PICNIC ON LAKE JAMES- KENT AND JENNIFER SMITH- $100

DAY OF CLIMBING IN LINVILLE GORGE- JON PERTEE - $200 VALUE

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A Day of Climbing Adventure in Linville Gorge with Jon Pertee. We’ll go climbing at one of the many cliffs near Table Rock over looking the beautiful Linville Gorge. Exact location will depend on level of experience and interest. Climbing gear and instruction provided. No experience required, just a common sense appreciation of the dangers associated with high places.

Spend the day enjoying beautiful Lake James in Marion, NC by your choice of paddling canoes and kayaks or motor boating including skiing, wake boarding, and knee-boarding for a family of six. Boat driver/lake guide, picnic lunch and snacks included. Life preservers and basic lessons on the fundamentals of water sports also included.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!


SILENT AUCTION ITEMS jewelry

ceramics

molly rouse - red button + sterling silver earrings robbie wolff - antique carpenter’s ruler earrings robbie wolff - pearl dangle earrings buzz coren - wooden earrings john lara - pearl earrings jane willig -14kt rose gold filled wire w/bone disc earrings stacey lane - pearl + sterling silver earrings paige davis - antique silver chain, steel + carnelian earrings matt willig - sterling silver + gold-filled sheet with french wires earrings

hannah levin - “heart beet” plate jann welch - sweet pegasus pot courtney martin - 2-sectioned tray david eichelberger + elisa di feo - 2 mugs + gift certificate liz summerfield - “pail with brick” michael kline - plate cynthia bringle - stoneware mug john britt - 2 mugs + gift certificate shane mickey - 4 bowls nick joerling - vessel suze lindsay - vase shane mickey - pitcher jason burnett - ceramic wall hangings rock creek pottery- vessel

textiles

other art

jan bowman - lap quilt janet taylor - silk + rayon velvet scarf robin johnston - hand woven + hand dyed cotton scarf jann welch - hand woven mini bag lisa schultz - small baby quilt grapevine - silk shirt + scarf dana fehsenfeld - chomp nesting bags dana fehsenfeld - chomp linen bag + 3 sachets dana fehsenfeld - 3 chomp tea towels mariano deguzman - wool/ cotton throw

debbie littledeer - notecards ginny lassiter - acrylic painting valerie schnaufer - hand built clay dwelling kreh mellick - paintings margot ecke + primary class - letterpress print margaret cogswell - adult + children t-shirts ele annand - metal wall hanging ed bowman - set of 5 oval shaker boxes jonpaul littleton - candleholder kristin tidwell - apron + tea towel/ napkin set tupelo honey - tupelo honey cookbook

health and wellness

gift certificates

phil cope - chiropractic session anita blackwell - ya ya yoga classes rio alden - 1- hr massage appalachian eye associates - family eye exam package margot rossi - chinese facial rejuvenation massage damon rouse - back evaluation margot rossi - 1st office visit/ consultation margot rossi - return office visit jade pierce - oriental healing therapy session margot rossi - 1st office visit for a child randi milofsky - swedish or deep tissue massage astra coyle - feldenkrais private lesson

camp spring creek - academic language assessment grandfather mountain - 4 day passes bristol rhythm + roots reunion - 2 weekend passes biltmore estate - 2 day passes nc zoo - 4 day passes stewart’s animal hospital - visit + boarding tweetsie railroad - 4 day passes little switzerland books + beans yummi yarns/ design gallery - gift certificates + knit hat grant sparks - 2 wreaths + book lucy + burnsville dogs - 2 nights dog boarding sarah house - cookies of the month stone soul soup + various artists - soup of the month off the beaten path garden deli yancey theatre monkey business ice cream deck

gift baskets

other services

mountain farm - lavender farm green goddess - gift certificate + products bo + kirk edwards - coffee + wine basket

bonnie + clyde’s & loafer’s glory - tubing trip anna vislocky early - private art classes jo gratz - 2 dozen cupcakes david larson - truckload of wood

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