Houston's Largest Silent Art Auction

Preview Party: Thursday, November 1, 2018, 6 pm to 9 pm
Entertainment by Moodafaruka

Auction & Party: Saturday, November 3, 2018, 6 pm to 10 pm
Entertainment by DJ G-Funk

Location: Winter Street Studios, 2101 Winter Street, Houston, TX 77007

More than 250 artists contribute to Art on the Avenue—Houston’s largest silent art auction and annual fundraiser for Avenue. This annual event raises funds to enhance the quality of life of working families, and to promote healthy, vibrant, and economically diverse neighborhoods to ensure Houston’s future as a world-class city.

The event takes place over two nights at Winter Street Studios, with the Preview Party on Thursday evening, and the Auction & Party on Saturday evening. At the Preview Party on Thursday, November 1, 2018, guests will have a first look at the art for auction and an opportunity to bid and purchase art prior to the Auction & Party on Saturday, November 3

Both nights feature culinary treats, beverages, and entertainment, bringing good people together from all over Houston for a good cause.

Honorary Chairs

Bill Baldwin
Owner/Broker, Boulevard Realty

Fady Armanious
Creative Director, Tootsie’s

Preview Party Hosts

Chris Silkwood

Kelly Simmons

Guest Juror

Gus Kopriva
Owner & Director, Redbud Gallery

Culinary Curator

Shepard Ross
Restaurateur & Raconteur

Art on the Avenue Sponsors




Amegy Bank
Cadence Bank
CenterPoint Energy
Greater Northside Management District
JP Morgan Chase
Memorial Hermann
MUFG Union Bank
Regions Bank


Bank of America
Bank OZK
Tate Barkley & Anson Koshy
Bud Light/Silver Eagle Distributors
Tyri & David Centanni
Center for Success and Independence Inc.
The Detering Company
Linda & Simon Eyles
First Tennessee Bank
Lainie Gordon & David Mincberg
Ken & Sue Korthauer
Manready Mercantile
Mercantil Bank
Kurt D. Nondorf
Kelly Simmons & Keith Crane
Texas Inter-Faith Housing Corporation
Wilson, Cribbs & Goren


Andrew Myers
Jerred & Rita Blanchard
Molly Blanchard & Gabe Green
Anne & Ken Culotta
Melissa & Paul Dobrowski
Edge Engineering and Science, LLC
Energize HR
Frost Bank
Judge Steven Kirkland & Mark Parthie
Duane & Kathy Kyrish
Mary Lawler & Peter Kelly
Michael McGinity
Gary Milnarich & Chris Silkwood
The Morales Memorial Foundation
Damian & Stasi Ogier
Project GRAD Houston
Kathryn & Richard Rabinow
Robyn & Rob Schapiro
Trustmark Bank
Virtus Inc.
John E. Walsh, Jr.
Carol & Buddy Welter
Robert Woods & Marylou Erbland

Honorary Committee

Mo and Ric Campo
Lainie Gordon & David Mincberg
Mary M. Lawler & Peter M. Kelly
Karen Penner
Kathryn & Richard Rabinow