b. The Four Twos
You are bidding on the Two of Hearts, a 5 inch by 7 inch Mixed Media Print by Michelle Colbert.
This work has an estimated value of $140.
Proceeds from the sale of this piece will benefit the Oregon Art Education Association. OAEA is a not-for-profit organization with a volunteer board of art educators from around the state of Oregon. The OAEA is a passionate, involved, grass roots organization working to make a difference in art education. The mission of the OAEA is to advocate for the advancement and expansion of quality visual arts education.
Michelle Colbert is a local Portland artist as well as an art educator in the North Clackamas School District. She has exhibited her mixed media and sculptural works in a variety of gallery and cafe venues in the Portland area since 2004. Michelle utilizes her background in printmaking and sculpture to create works that have an emphasis on detail and craftsmanship. She creates compositions that are rich in information and drama that explore relationships between printed images and found objects. Each work acts as evidence of her experience, utilizing materials such as prints, encaustic, assemblage, shadow box environments and found objects collected for their references to past and present. For more information about Michelle and her work, you can visit www.michellecolbert.webs.com.
THE FINE PRINT:
Please note that the description above was submitted by the artist. Also note that the image depicted with the listing is the image used in the Portland Project Deck ... which may be slightly different from the original artwork you are bidding on. The original artwork also may have had additional aspects or features digitally added to prepare it for inclusion in the deck. In some listings (but not all) we have mentioned differences between the card image and the original artwork, but in all cases you take final responsibility to be comfortable with the piece of art you are bidding on. If you have any questions about the difference between the image and the original piece, we encourage you to see the actual piece of art in person before you bid (they are all even more incredible live). In all cases the artwork is ready to hang but the pieces vary in terms of framing, attached hardware, etc. To find out where you can view the actual artwork, visit www.facebook.com/artinhandpdx or view the home page of the auction where we have all the showings listed. If you are the winning bidder we will expect you to make arrangements to have your art picked up either between 9-10pm at the closing reception Saturday evening May 22 or over the following couple of days at Splendorporium (3421 SE 21st Ave) between 11am and 5pm. If you prefer the artwork to be shipped, expect to pay actual packing and shipping costs (which will vary for each item depending the size, framing, etc.) plus a $25 handling fee. Note that this could get expensive, so we encourage you to make arrangements to have it picked up locally. Note that we will not pre-calculate packing and shipping. Although the auction requires you to register a credit card to bid, we will NOT automatically bill your card if you are a winning bidder, as we would prefer to collect your payment by check or cash when you pick up your artwork. You will receive notice from us if you are the winning bidder with your options.