Lot 49 2017

Support the groundbreaking work of The Luminary by attending the 2nd annual Lot 49 contemporary art auction + fundraiser on Friday, March 24th from 7pm to 11pm.

Lot 49 is a unique artist-centric auction initiated and shaped by artists as an annual fundraiser for The Luminary and a direct means of support for artists in the region and beyond. The interactive auction will feature acclaimed artists nominated by their peers, with participating artists receiving 51% of all proceeds and the remaining 49% going to support our ambitious programs - hence the name, Lot 49.

The auction will include one-of-a-kind works by over 50 artists in a variety of mediums.


7pm-8pm VIP cocktail reception | $50
-Complimentary wine and beer
-Complimentary Valet Parking
-Food from area chefs
-Meet participating artists
-First chance to bid on auction items
-Free one-year subscription to Alive Magazine ($56 value) for all VIP ticket holders

8pm-11pm Public Event | $10 suggested donation
Join us for the most exciting contemporary art party of the season featuring DJ sets, interactive bidding, artist-designed cocktails and more.

Artist Steering Committee

Lyndon Barrois Jr., Betsy Brandt, Amanda Bowles, Kristin Cassidy, Alika Cooper, Sage Dawson, Addoley Dzegede, Kristin Fleishchmann-Brewer, Jose Garza, Meghan Grubb, Kevin Harris, Kahlil Irving, Jamie Kreher, Peter Manion, Adrienne Outlaw, Michael Powell, Brett Williams, Steph Zimmerman

Host Committee

Sara Burke, Brent Crittenden, Hannah Klemm, Gavin Kroeber, Paige McClellan, Maureen Mizwicki, Bob Oesch, Patricia Olynyk, Lindsay Pattan, Travis Sheridan, Bruce Shoults, Patrick Shaw, Kimberly Springer, Cara Starke, Eric Thoelke, Elizabeth Tucker

This event is sponsored by Major Brands, ALIVE Magazine, TOKY, UIC, Urban Chestnut Brewing Company, MOFU, Good Fortune, Nebula, South City Art Supply and Style: Altar'd

All proceeds from the event go to the artists and to support The Luminary’s forward-thinking initiatives.