Silent Art & Gift Auction: Gifts Galore !! – PART II

YOU REALLY MISSED IT! We had so much Great Stuff to auction and raffle there wasn’t room for it all in one news item!

Here is a sampling of the items up for Auction and Raffle at Save Barnegat Bay’s second annual Silent Art & Gift Auction. The event will be held at Crystal Point Yacht Club on Thursday, September 23. Doors and bidding open at 5:30. Cocktails, hors d’oeuvres at 6 o’clock. Dinner will be served at 7 o’clock (Your choice of Boneless Breast of Capon, Stuffed Sole Florentine, or Baked Manicotti). We should finish about 10 PM. It is not too late to sign up to attend. Phone 732-830-3600. (We apologize to the many donors whose gifts are not yet listed. We have a lot of exciting items, and we are steadily adding to the list.)

There are Gifts for All, including SBB Travel Mugs; Door Prizes; Plus, someone at every table will win the Native Plantings Centerpiece donated by Pinelands Nursery.

(Listings last updated: 9/10/04)

It features FINE ART.
(PART ONE features Travel Opportunities, Dining Opportunities, and Great Books.)


Boat models…

– A gorgeous wooden Half Model of the Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, handcrafted by William G. Oakley in 1984. One of only three such models in existence. Mounted on mirror, with plaque and elegant wooden frame. 8″ x 24″ Courtesy of George and Meredith Francis, Surf and Offshore, Point Pleasant Beach.

– Three charming Wooden Sailboat Models handcrafted and varnished by Ocean County artist Stan Poplaski. A Comet class racing boat. A Sanderling class racing boat. And a unique yawl. Courtesy of Roy Pedersen, Pedersen Gallery, Lambertville.

Original oil paintings…

Al Barker Oil Painting, “Moon Glow on the Beach”, by renowned Jersey Shore outdoor artist Al Barker. 4½” x 9″ with attractive frame. Courtesy of the artist.

Al Barker Oil Painting, “Beach Scene”, by renowned Jersey Shore outdoor artist Al Barker. 3½” x 7½” with attractive frame. Courtesy of the artist.

– “Two A Cats” Oil on canvas by Ocean County artist Peter Weeks. 26″ x 48″. Courtesy of the artist.

– “By the Coast” Oil on canvas, by Bay Head artist Rosemarie Taylor. 30″ x 24″. In gold-tone wooden frame. Painted at the Bay Head ocean beach near Egbert Street. Courtesy of the artist.

– “Into the Surf” original oil painting 24″ x 30″ by Ann Hayes. Scene from local lifeguard tournament. Frame. Donated by the artist.

Original watercolors…

– “Sunset” Watercolor with Machine Stitching, by Jane Lindenmayer 9 ½ x 11 ½. In wooden frame. Gift of the artist.

– “Ashore at Fishermen’s Cove” Original 15″ x 11″ original watercolor by Point Pleasant artist Nancy Skinner. Attractively framed. Courtesy of the artist.

– “Along the Creek” Original 1958 watercolor, signed at lower left by Helen Fischer. Inscription on reverse reads “Painted by Helen Fischer, July 11-21, 1958, Rehobeth Beach. Framed, matted 10″ x 14”. Courtesy of Kate Curley.


– “Local Traffic” Photo Silkscreen. Limited edition, one of ten, by Joseph Eichinger of Island Heights. Donated by Theodore Ricchiuti and Ann Hayes.

– “Snail and Scallop” Limited edition Giclee print of watercolor by Ann Hayes. 8″ x 10″, museum mounted. Donated by the artist.

– “Regatta Flags” Museum quality limited edition color print of an oil on canvas painting by Ocean County artist Mary Jo Austin. Features a classic view of the Lavallette Yacht Club on regatta day. 9″ x 12″. Matted and framed. Courtesy of the artist.

– “By Mantoloking Bridge” Color print of watercolor depicting the (soon to be) old bridge on the south side. By Robert A. Loder Jr.. Matted, with wooden frame. Signed on reverse. 10″ x 7″ Courtesy of Ross and Karen Pilling.

– Old time Illustrated “Map of Barnegat Bay and Surrounding Country”. Depicts the boating and leisure traditions of the early 20th Century. By Henry H. Horrocks, 1932 (reprint). Pastel colored by Hannah Pilling in 2003 Courtesy of Constance Earle Pilling and Hannah Pilling.


James Gandolfini signed Sopranos Photo, Poster, Shirt, & Hat. Autographed expressly for Save Barnegat Bay by the man himself, James Gandolfini.

– “Flowers in Bloom” Three lovely photographs by Boston area photographer Renee Scott. Each 4½” x 6½”, matted and framed. Courtesy of the artist.

– “Pelicans and Palms” Phototransfer by Kathleen Larkin 16″ x 20″. Framed. Donated by Theodore Ricchiuti and Ann Hayes.

Color aerial photograph of Mantoloking from Herbert Street north, by Richard Hemion, circa 1985. 28″ x 20″. Laminated and mounted on foam core board. Courtesy of Eric Hemion.

Color aerial photograph of Barnegat Inlet showing southern Island Beach, Barnegat Light, High Bar Harbor, and Oyster Creek and Double Creek, Richard Hemion. 20″ x 15″. Mounted behind plexiglass with foam core backing. Courtesy of Eric Hemion.



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