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Online Auction: Hugh Mandelert Paintings

  • Fri, Sep 15, 2017Fri, Oct 27, 2017

The online auction features 13 original Hugh Mandelert paintings - dated, titled, and signed on the back of the painting. All of the paintings are acrylic on board and framed either with wood or metal. The paintings were created during the late 1970s through the 1980s. 

Visit the auction website www.biddingforgood.com/cvca or come to the Heyde Center for the Arts to see the paintings in person. The original artwork for sale is on display along with many other originals from private collections at the Heyde Center for the Arts until October 27, 2017.

Hugh Mandelert was raised in Chippewa Falls, attending high school there until he transferred to The Hill School in Pennsylvania for his senior year in 1945. After working in New York City in commercial art for 20 years, Hugh came back to Chippewa Falls in 1972 and started his second career in fine art as an art instructor.

The online auction starts with a minimum bid that was determined by the owner. Any formal appraisals of the artwork are the responsibility of the buyer. The painting is sold "as is" with the original framing. All artwork is in excellent condition. The frames are in good to fair condition. 

The Chippewa Valley Cultural Association, Inc. (CVCA), aka Heyde Center for the Arts, will receive a commission from the sale of this artwork. These funds will help further the mission of the CVCA to be "...a catalyst for artistic expression and education to enrich the Chippewa Valley and beyond." 

Paintings will be available for pick up on Monday, October 30, 2017 starting at 10:00 a.m. All buyers are responsible for picking up and transporting their purchase.

If the buyer is not picking up the painting in person, the packaging, handling and shipping costs are the responsibility of the buyer. The Chippewa Valley Cultural Association, Inc. can assist in the shipping of artwork, but packaging, handling and shipping costs must be paid for in advance of mailing. Once the painting leaves the Heyde Center for the Arts, it is the full responsibility of the buyer. The Chippewa Valley Cultural Association, Inc. is not liable for damages or losses due to shipping, transportation, or other causes (natural or human). It is strongly recommended that the buyer arrange to have the artwork insured during transportation to the painting's final destination.

If the painting is not picked up, ninety days (90) after the expiration of the exhibit period (October 27, 2017) the Chippewa Valley Cultural Association, Inc. will notify buyer at the last address provided by certified mail that the painting purchase has not been retrieved. If the purchased painting has not been retrieved one year after the expiration date, the property will become an unrestricted gift to Chippewa Valley Cultural Association, Inc.