Tuesday, 16 November 2010

Pin Up Your Doodle


Wednesday November 24, 6 - 8pm
Australian Centre for Contemporary Art
111 Sturt St Southbank

Entry by raffle ticket at the door.

Artist, celebrity and selected doodles will be auctioned at a special event at The Australian Centre for Contemporary Art on Wednesday 24 November.

The Pin Up Your Doodle auction will be run by Ben Clark of Sotheby’s Australia and will include pieces from Utopian Slumps artists Amber Wallis (winner of the 2008 Brett Whiteley Travelling Scholarship), Jake Walker (winner of the 2010 inaugural Arkeley Award), Steven Asquith and Mark Rodda; as well as artists Beci Orpin, Tai Snaith, Esther Erlich (winner of 1998 Doug Moran National Portrait Prize and the 2000 Archibald People’s Choice Award) and Ken Done; musicians’ doodles such as Paris Wells and Kellie Sutherland (Architecture in Helsinki), television and radio personalities; and members of the Australian Ballet.

All money raised by the Pin Up Your Doodle auction, exhibition and pop-up bar will aid the launch of Shebeen, a non-profit bar supporting the developing world, opening in Melbourne early next year. The doodles to be auctioned will be available to preview during the exhibition at Donkey Wheel House, accompanied by additional doodles available for purchase and at silent auction.

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