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

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


JP Morgan Chase
Memorial Hermann
MUFG Union Bank
Regions Bank


CenterPoint Energy
Lainie Gordon & David Mincberg
Ken & Sue Korthauer
Manready Mercantile
Mercantil Bank
Kelly Simmons & Keith Crane
Wilson, Cribbs & Goren


Jerred & Rita Blanchard
Edge Engineering and Science, LLC
Mary Lawler & Peter Kelly
Michael McGinity
Gary Milnarich & Chris Silkwood
Damian & Stasi Ogier
Project GRAD Houston
Kathryn & Richard Rabinow
Robyn & Rob Schapiro
John E. Walsh, JR.
Carol & Buddy Welter