Twenty-Second Annual Box Art Auction Benefiting East End Hospice
The time-honored tradition continues the Box Art Auction benefiting East End Hospice will take place on Saturday, August 26th.This annual highlight of the late summer season will again occur at St. Luke’s Church Hoie Hall in East Hampton (18 James Lane).
80+ artists who have answered the call to create memorable boxes for this year’s auction.
The 2023 Spirit of Community Award will be presented at the benefit to Kathleen King, an East End tradition as founder of Tate’s Bake Shop.
Artists are given small, donated cigar and wine boxes — using the box inside and out as a canvas or base. With styles ranging from traditional landscapes to abstract art, this year’s art forms are ceramics, sculpture, painting, collage, assemblage, photography, metal and needlework on fabric.
2023 Box Artists include: Abby Abrams, Ethan Abramson, Shari Abramson, Mary Antczak, Bob Bachler, Adriana Barone, John Battle, Carolyn Beegan, Stephanie Brody-Lederman, John Philip Capello, Linda Capello, Nanette Carter, Casey Chalem Anderson, Darlene Charneco, Marilyn Church, Ann Chwatsky, Jennifer Cross, Janet Culbertson, Mary Daunt, James DeMartis, Felisa Dell, Eric Dever, AG Duggan, Melissa Elliott, Eric Ernst, Patricia Feiwel, Margaret Garrett, Elizabeth Geissler, Robin Gianis, Gerry Giliberti, Nina Gillman, Margery Gosnell-Qua, Nancy Greenberg, Peter Michael Gumpel, Sue Ferguson Gussow, John Haubrich, RJT Haynes, Hilary Helfant, Marcia Honerkamp, Leif Hope, Gia Horton, Carol Hunt, Sarah Jaffe Turnbull, Tracy Jamar, Bill Kiriazis, Rex Lau, Susan Lazarus Reimen Audrey Lee, Dennis Leri, Geralyne Lewandowski, Setha Low, Christa Maiwald, Barbara Maslen, Fulvio Massi, Barry McCallion, Paton Miller, Roy Nicholson, Steve Palumbo, Bo Parsons, Camille Perrottet, Marcia Previti, Gabriele Raacke, Lawrence Randolph, Doug Reina, Dan Rizzie, Randall Rosenthal, Will Ryan, Christina Schlesinger, Walter Schwab, David Slater, Julie Small Gamby, Bill Stewart, Martha Stotzky, Caren Sturmer, Grace Sutton, Kathryn Szoka, Aurelio Torres, Hans Van de Bovenkamp, Burt Van Deusen, Susan Vecsey, Karl Vermandois, Claire Watson Dan Welden, Charles Yoder.
Leading up to the benefit, the boxes can be previewed at Hoie Hall on Wednesday, August 23rd, and Thursday, August 24th, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. On Wednesday, August 23rd, from 5-7 p.m., the public is invited to a “Meet the Artists” preview reception at Hoie Hall.
Completed boxes can also be viewed on the Hospice website,
Absentee bids on boxes can be made if you are unable to attend.
At the benefit on August 26th, a Silent Auction will begin at 4:30 p.m., and the live auction will begin at 5:45 pm, with Lucas Hunt as Auctioneer. Wine and hors d’oeuvres are included in the $100 benefit ticket price.
All proceeds will benefit East End Hospice, which provides care for terminally ill patients, their families, and loved ones living on the North and South Forks of Long Island, including the Eastern Suffolk County townships of Brookhaven. The Box Art Auction benefits residents of the Town of East Hampton communities.