What: Houston Center for Photography's 35th annual Fine Print Auction.
Where: The Junior League of Houston.
The scoop: An enthusiastic crowd big high and bid often on more than 75 lots from photographers from around the world. By night's end, the event, chaired by Frazier King, had brought in more than $200,000. Rick Wester of Rick Wester Fine Art in New York served as auctioneer.
Highlight of the evening was the Founder's Portfolio, comprised of prints from 31 of HCP’s founding members including Fred Baldwin, Gay Block, Peter Brown, Patsy Cravens, Mary Margaret Hansen, George Kraus, Janice Rubin, Anne Wilkes Tucker, and Wendy Watriss.
Who: Catherine and Arnaud Couturier, Bevin Dubrowski, Jereann Chaney, Ann Wilkes Tucker, Betty Pecore, Howard Hilliard, Celia and Jay Munisteri, Daphne Scarbrough, Mickey Marvins, and Joan Morgenstern.