What: Houston Center for Photography Print Auction.
Where: The Junior League of Houston.
The 411: Close to 200 photography aficionados gathered around the striking collection of prints for the auction that brought in $202,000 for HCP programs. It was a great start for new HCP executive director Sarah Sudhoff, who made her event debut in the new role.
Joe Aker and Geoffrey Koslov chaired the fundraiser for which Rick Wester of Rick Wester Fine Art in New York, reprised his role as auctioneer for the 10th consecutive year.
Top selling photographs included Geoff Winningham's Destruction Derby in the Astrodome, Richard Tuschman's Green Bedroom (Morning), Adam Magyar's 1364, Keith Carter's Butterfly Collection and Harold Feinstein's Hangin' Out, Sharing a Public Bench.
Who: Mickey and Mike Marvins, Libbie Masterson, Deborah Bay and Edgar Browning, Celia and Jay Munisteri, Sue and Bob Schwartz, Jereann Cheney, Bevin Dubrowski, Anne Tucker, Joan Morgenstern, Liz Anders and Nena and David Marsh.