Todd Bratrud | JUXTAPOZ “The Big Payback” 15th Anniversary Art Auction

November 02 2009 . 04:25pm

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AMANDA LYNN The Big Payback | Juxtapoz Art Auction

October 29 2009 . 09:09pm

Hi there, I was just sent my bid card for the Juxtapoz Art Auction which went live online today. I donated my brown tone hand painted giclee print of my ‘Move A Head’ image. There are alot of really talented artists and galleries who are donating to this event and it’s all for a great cause, check it out….

***I plan on attending the show in LA in a couple of weeks, so if you
are around…come through!




All Proceeds from the Event Support Power House Project of Detroit

WHO: Juxtapoz Art & Culture Magazine celebrates its 15th anniversary with “The Big Payback,” an online charity art auction and a special event in Los Angeles hosted by Upper Playground. The event benefits the non-profit Power House Project of Detroit.

WHAT: “The Big Payback” auction features original artwork from over 100 national and internationally renowned contemporary artists including: Swoon, CR Stecyk III, Robert Williams, Todd Schorr, Estevan Oriol, Mister Cartoon, Shepard Fairey, Doze Green, Todd “Reas” James, Thomas Campbell, Tim Biskup, KR, Big Daddy Roth, WK Interact, Clayton Brothers, Andrew Schoultz, James Jean, Ron English, Craola, David Choe, Mike Giant, Paul Insect, Jeremy Fish, Alex Pardee, Saber, David Ellis, Boogie, D*Face, Cody Hudson, Herbert Baglione, Amandalynn, and many more….

From October 28th – November 20th, 2009, the public can bid on artwork, which will be auctioned off solely at

All proceeds from the auction to be donated to the Power House Project to help purchase and renovate foreclosed and abandoned homes in the Detroit area.

In celebration of the auction and Juxtapoz’s 15th anniversary, Upper Playground will host an exclusive event in Los Angeles on November 14, 2009 to view the featured artwork on display and meet with the contributing artists.

WHEN: Saturday, November 14, 2009 from 7-11 pm

WHERE: The Factory Place Arts Complex, 1308 Factory Place, Los Angeles, CA 90013

WHY: Proceeds from “The Big Payback” auction will support the goal of purchasing five homes and employing local Detroit contractors, electricians, plumbers, and carpenters to perform the renovations. Selected artists will also be invited to participate in the remodeling.

The event aims to raise the consciousness of both the problems of people disenfranchised by the nation’s economic crisis, as well as encourage a sense of community in the art world and inspire people to effect positive social change in their own communities.

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