The Greater Chaco Silent Art Auction and Benefit

The Greater Chaco Benefit Auction 2018
Saturday, May 12, 2018 • 6-10 pm
The Santa Fe Art Institute, 1600 St Michaels Drive, Santa Fe, NM, 87505

New Mexico Story Power and the Greater Chaco Coalition Present: a silent auction of artworks by local and national artists – as well as gift packages by local businesses – to raise awareness and resources critical to the protection of the Greater Chaco communities and landscapes.

The Greater Chaco Coalition Project Fund will underwrite several critical efforts including:

  • Citizen science monitoring
  • Community health impact assessments &
  • Indigenous-led media projects

Please join us for an amazing evening of incredible artworks, performances, local refreshments, and inspiring community!

Performances By:
6:30- Eileen & the In-Betweens
7:30 – Bishop Undurdog, featuring Asliani
9:00- DJ Miss Ginger
and Special Guests!

Preview of the works: 6:00-7:00pm
Silent Auction: 7:00 – 9:00pm

Artwork and gifts can be taken home by winning bidders immediately following the auction, and  volunteers will be present to process payments and to wrap artworks for transportation.

Much gratitude to the many incredible artists contributing work, to our fiscal sponsor, Diné CARE, and to our event partners:
Frack Free New Mexico, Frack Off Chaco, The Max & Anna Levinson Foundation, Broken Boxes Podcast, Pueblo Action Alliance, WildEarth Guardians, The Santa Fe Art Institute, Frack Free Four Corners, Sierra Club – Rio Grande, Sierra Club – Northern New Mexico, 350 New Mexico, We Are One River, Land Arts of the American West at UNM, Indigenous Rising Media/Indigenous Environmental Network, and San Juan Citizens Alliance.

Above Artwork (details), clockwise from top left: Clouds 3, Alex Kinney, 2018; Earth Mysteries, Danila Rumold, 2010; Initiation, Harriette Tsosie, 2011; La Rosa Blanca, Valerie Rangel, 2018; Thyme with Dragonflies, Danielle Rae Miller, 2018; Elk, Carl Anthony ‘Cat’ Tsosie, 2018; Bisti Wilderness, Susan Crocker, date unknown; Great Horned Owl, Emily Gonzalez, 2012; Untitled, Shannon Weber, 2017; Traveling Souls, Cristy R Mendez, 2018; Iron Type, Cannupa Hanska Luger, 2017.

For additional inquiries, contact:
***Accepting artwork submissions and auction donations until April 22nd – please visit:

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