Auction Items

Gala Items available to bid for on the night

Auctioned on the Night

Signed and Framed 2019 Cowboys Jersey

Signed and framed Muhammad Ali boxing glove

$1000 MMM advertising Package

Total Tools package

$500 Jetstar Voucher

2 Nights stay at Paradise Links Resort Port Douglas

Norseman Full day Fishing on the MV Norsman

Dragon Lady Full day Fishing on the Dragon Lady for 2

Divers Den Snorkelling trip for 2 Adults

Silky Oaks one night accommodation, 3 Course Dinner and Breakfast

Thala Beach One night Accommodation with breakfast for two

Nautilus Restaurant 2 x Seven Course Menu with matching wines

Port Douglas Mossman Pest Control Service

John Rocha Waterford Crytsal Bowl

Royal Doulton Wine decanter and wine classes

 

Royal Doulton Whisky Decanter and old fashions

Painting by renowned Local Artist Anthony Henjel

Painting by renowned Local Artist Anthony Henjel

Painting donated by local Artist

Online Auction with reserves –

https://www.charityauctionstoday.com/auctions/Paws-and-Claws-7723

The 2001 painting is named Black Cockatoo. The artist Ian Waldron worked in various industries before studying Visual Arts at the Northern Territory University in the mid-1990s. Throughout his art practice he pays tribute to the story of the Kurtjar people in his homeland of the Gulf of Carpentaria. Ian has worked prolifically in his studio in Far North Queensland over the last years and developed a number of series, focusing on paintings and installations. Recurring subject matter in his works comprises characters, sites and memories, which are important to the artist, such as Bloodwood totem and black cockatoo. Ian was the winner of the 2010 Glover Prize, Tasmania, and has been selected as a finalist three times in The Wynne Prize at the Art Gallery of NSW. His works are held in numerous private and public collections nationally.

The second piece is by Wendy Arnold. In the 80’s and 90’s Wendy Arnold was one of the three behind the highly successful fashion label Studibaker Hawk. Arnold’s Fine Art background was the driving force behind the wildly individual signature prints, which were instantly recognisable. The adornment of the female figure remains a constant in her work and Asian imagery and textile design is a consistently strong element of her work. Birds and flowers interweave with gold leaf and the rich patterning to create an evocative combination of the nearly nude and demurely concealed.

At the age of 40, however, true to a promise she had made 13 years before… she hung up her tape measure, and left the fashion industry behind to return to a career in fine art. Taking a studio space in Rozelle with a large group of practising artists, she threw herself back into painting and printmaking.

The adornment of the female figure remains a constant in her work, almost a tribute to her years in the fashion industry. Wendy Arnold’s appropriation of Asian imagery and textile design is a consistently strong element of her work, often coloured with historical reference and popular culture resulting in an eclectic combination of the past, cultural diversity and pop imagery.

This piece was painted in 1998 and is an early piece of this artist whose work of similar size now sells for no less than $9000.