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KCOS Annual Art Auction Set for this Weekend

The KCOS Art Auction is back for 2017 and will feature more than 120 pieces available for bidding during this year’s televised event, scheduled for April 22, 23 and 29.

Some of the area’s most renowned artists are represented in this auction, including Hal Marcus, Mauricio Mora, Lyubov and Aleksander Titovets, Rudy Montoya and many more. To preview the pieces and select favorites, visit the virtual gallery online at the KCOS website.

For those community members who may be out of town or otherwise occupied during the auction, they can call KCOS (915-590-1313) and set up proxy bidding on any artwork.

For over 30 years, KCOS has hosted an annual Art Auction in support of public television serving El Paso, Las Cruces, and Ciudad Juarez.

In addition to the auction, KCOS hosts a juried art show awarding prizes in the following four categories and a Best in Show.

Local Flavor – a celebration of the best of the Paso del Norte region in all mediums

Figurative – a celebration of human form and representations of animals.

Still Life and Landscapes – still life and non-regional landscapes in all mediums.

Contemporary & Mixed media – abstract, non-objective works, three dimensional works in all media, including photography and functional art.

A  list of the winners, along with pictures of the award-winning art can be found HERE.  More details about the auction process, high resolution images of the art, schedules, and artist bios are online.

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