CMCA launches “Art You Love” Benefit Auction

February 17, 2023
Kicking off just before Valentine’s Day, the Center for Maine Contemporary Art is offering its annual “Art You Love” benefit auction in partnership with Artsy, the global online auction platform. Featuring artworks from 57 leading artists connected with Maine, the CMCA auction is an opportunity to purchase art you love and support CMCA’s exhibitions and educational programming. Bidding for CMCA’s Art You Love benefit auction, is live NOW and runs through noon on Monday, February 28. At the close of the auction, successful bidders will be notified by CMCA to make arrangements for shipment of each artwork. Register to ensure you can bid on your favorite works in the auction. Learn more on our website.This is the third year CMCA has partnered with Artsy to bring its benefit auction to a global collecting market. “Artsy is a phenomenal platform for bringing contemporary art auctions to bidders in Maine and around the world,” stated CMCA Executive Director & Chief Curator, Timothy Peterson. “We are deeply grateful to the artists and galleries that have contributed works to support CMCA’s exhibition and education programs. We are thrilled to offer art at a wide variety of prices, with works by both fast-rising and highly collected artists.” Artists contributing to CMCA’s 2023 Art You Love Benefit Auction include:Alan Magee, Alex Katz, Anna Hepler, Anne Buckwalter, Anneli Skaar, Barbara Sullivan, Billy Gerard Frank, Carol Eisenberg, Chris Doyle, Claire Seidl, Colin Page, Daniel Minter, Deborah Zlotsky, Dudley Zopp, Elijah Ober, Elizabeth Greenberg, Emilie Stark Menneg, Eneida Sanches, Gail Skudera, Gary Green, Gideon Bok, Grace DeGennaro, Hannah Berta, Hannah Secord Wade, Ian Trask, Jay Stern, Jeff Epstein, Jeff Kellar, Jenny Brillhart, Jenny Calivas, John Moore, Joyce Tenneson, Justin Richel, K. Min, Katherine Bradford, Lois Dodd, Mark Dorf, Matt Demers, Megan Magill, Melanie Essex, Nicole Wittenberg, Paolo Arao, Paula McCartney, Peter Halley, Ryan Adams, Sam Cady, S.B. Walker, Sara Stites, Shane Charles, Shoshannah White, Smith Galtney, Sue Michlovitz, Tessa Greene O’Brien, Tom Flanagan, Veronica Perez, Will Sears, William Wegman CMCA has held a benefit art auction showcasing work by established and emerging artists associated with Maine for more than 40 years. For assistance or further information on this year’s Art You Love auction, please contact Rachel Romanski at or visit
ABOUT CMCAThe Center for Maine Contemporary Art catalyzes new developments in contemporary art by curating innovative exhibitions and education programs. CMCA opens new channels for interaction and discussion, and expands access to art, artists and the creative process.Location: 21 Winter Street, Rockland, MaineWinter Hours: Wednesday – Saturday, 10am to 5pmSunday, noon to 5pmClosed Federal Holidays.

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