Art Auction and Sale


 Art Auction is Open with current prices until August 15, 2019!
Rald  Institute invites your participation in our Art Auction and Sale with new art by Wadsworth Jarrell, Barry Bruner, Gerald Sanders, R. Hezekiah Mcghee, the late landscape artist Arsie Kennedy, and others.  Call Beverly Ross Normand at (773) 752-8176 for appointments and information. Call Financial Secretary Beverly Dukes or other officers or board members at (773) 356-7322. We appreciate donations, and all of our wonderful volunteers! We need more reading  specialists, behavior specialists, grantwriters and website typists to volunteer in 2019!
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Rald Institute sells art to help fund general operations and programs run by volunteers.
 Proceeds directly benefit children and  young adults served by Rald Institute. Some of the art  was donated to Rald by artists and some purchased outright by the Founder. In some cases, artists have loaned work on consignment and have agreed to share proceeds of sales with Rald Institute.
 
Works of Wadsworth Jarrell
 
'Generations' by Gerald Sanders
 
To purchase or for information:
Call 773.752.8176 and email:  beverlynormand@sbcglobal.net 
 In your email, include the title and Item number of the piece you wish to purchase, your name, and contact information. Call (773) 356-7322 to speak with specific board members 
 
We thank all of the artists and educators who have helped us and given their time and work. We
acknowledge the sacrifices all of our volunteers have made to help children and young adults  affected by adverse environmental conditions. We thank the public in advance for participating in our activities and sharing our love for creating new possibilities in health and education.
Rald Institute is a Section 501(c)3 non profit; the amount of the purchase price in excess of the fair market value
will qualify as a charitable deduction for federal income tax purposes.


  1. Landscape #4 by Arsie Lee Kennedy

    strongItem 92 strongMagnificient original oil landscape by the late Arsie Lee Kennedy, popular African American artist whose work was compared to that of the renowned Henry O. Tanner. Excellent Condition! Open the bid with $75,000. with increments of at least $5,000. Part of proceeds benefit RALD Institute. From private Collection. Call (773) 752-8176.
  2. strong style='font-size: 10pt;'ITEM 88strongspan style='font-size: 10pt;' - 'TENDER SOULS', LITHOGRAPH BY WORLD FAMOUS AFRICOBRA  ARTIST, PROFESSOR WADSWORTH JARRELL. OPEN THE BID FOR THIS DELIGHTFUL 22 X 30 INCH LITHOGRAPH WITH THREE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($3,000) WITH INCREMENTS OF AT LEAST FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS. PHOTOGRAPHED FOR RALD INSTITUTE BY AZELL GREGORY MANCE. ALL PROCEEDS BENEFIT RALD INSTITUTE.span
  3. ITEM 74

    span style='font-size: 12pt;''Mother Teresa,' donated by gifted Chicago artist, Richard Hezekiah Mcghee. First and only print on canvas. Open bid with $3,200 with increments ofspanat least $100. 16 x 20 inches unframed. Photographed for Rald Institute by Anthony Cole. 
  4. ITEM 32

    '' Lift Every Voice Series #1' by Adedayo Laoye. Oil on canvas, 18 x 23 12 '' . Photographed by the late Gideon Manasseh. Opening bid $8,000 with increments of at least $500. 
  5. strongItem 21strong -  'Terry Ross on Morris Jennings' drums,' photo by Beverly Normand, year 2012. 13 x 19 inches framed. Starting bid $400 with increments of at least $50. Portion of proceeds will establish the Terry Michael Ross Fund at Rald Institute.
  6. strongItem 34strong - 'Jonathan,' photo by Beverly Ross Normand year 2012.  8' X 10.' Open bid with one hundred thousand dollars with increments of at least one thousand dollars. Portion of proceeds will establishthe Jonathan Allen Children's Fund, a division ofRald Institute. 
  7. ITEM 73

    span style='font-size: 12pt;''Willie Pickens with Wilber Campbell and Larry Gray at the Jazz Showcase' donated by Barry Bruner, Retired Art Director of Whitney Young High School, Chicago. Limited edition reproduction (fewer than 10). Approximate size 9 x 12 inches.  Opening bid $150. Increments at least $100.00. Photographed for Rald Institute by Anthony Cole. span
  8. ITEM 83

    div id='yiv7294863895yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1507350170476_200345' style='font-size: 8pt;' dir='ltr'span style='font-size: 10pt;'strongBOOK ON  WADSWORTH JARRELL FOR A DONATION OF $40.00 TO RALD INSTITUTEstrongspanspan style='font-size: 10pt;'strong.  LIMITED NUMBER OF WONDERFUL BOOKS DONATED BY ARTIST. WRITTEN BY DR. ROBERT DOUGLAS, FORMER ASSOCIATE strongspanspan style='font-size: 10pt;'strongPROFESSOR OF ART HISTORY AT UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY. HAS OVER 50 BEAUTIFUL PLATES OF ART WORK BY WADSWORTH JARRELL.strongspanspan style='font-size: 8pt;'br spanspan style='font-size: 8pt;'span
  9. ITEM

    span style='font-size: 10pt;'strong Item # 81 'CONCERT,' ORIGINAL MIXED MEDIA PAINTING BY EUGENE MITCHELL. APPROXIMATELY 2X3 FEET IN MAT.  STARTING BID $3,000 WITH INCREMENTS OF AT LEAST $300. MITCHELL IS A POPULAR CHICAGO CARTOONIST AND TEACHER WHOSE WORKS ARE IN PUBLIC AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS.strongspan
  10. ITEM 66

    strongspan style='font-size: 10pt;''OMO ORISA' SACRED ORISA BY ADEDAYO LAOYE, INTERNATIONALLY KNOWN AND RESPECTED ARTIST AND DONOR TO RALD INSTITUTE. WATERCOLOR 18X 19 INCH ORIGINAL IN BLACK FRAME. OPEN BID WITH $2,500 AND INCREMENTS OF AT LEAST $500.00. spanstrong
  11. ITEM 75

    span style='font-size: 12pt;'Beautiful wearable African Mask obtained through trade by Chicago's renowned African American leather designer, Obry Collins. Mixture of  wood, beads, shells, burlap, dye.  Excellent condition.  Photo by Anthony Cole.  Approximately twelve inches in height.  Open with $7,000. Increments at least $1,000. span 
  12. ITEM 76

    font size='2'strong'strongstrongTEMPLE DE LA CONCORD,' LITHOGRAPH BY ENGELMANN, 19x13 INCHES. GIFT FROM ERMA JAUBERT BRUNER.  OPENING BID $2,000.00 WITH INCREMENTS OF AT LEAST $500.00.strong  strongPHOTOGRAPHED FOR RALD INSTITUTE BY ANTHONY COLE.strongfontfont size='2'fontspan style='font-size: 10pt;'br spanspan style='font-size: 10pt;' span
  13. ITEM 77

    span style='font-size: 12pt;'strong'Ten Commandments' limited edition (less than 100) quality print by Charles Lucius Whitman (1945-1992).  Whitman was a well-known Chicago artist who taught privately and whose beautiful portraits and figure drawings are in public and private collections in America, Europe, and elsewhere. Whitman was a close associate and teacher of muralist, Mitchell Caton. Open bid with $3,200.00 and increments of  at least $200. Excellent condition on fine quality paper. strongspanbr span style='font-size: 10pt;'span
  14. ITEM 70

    strong'strongspan style='font-size: 12pt;'Black Pride' sculpture by Sura Dupart, a recent winner of Museum of Science and Industry's Black Creativity Award. Dupart is also a gifted percussionist and leader of 'Side Pocket' group.span     span style='font-size: 12pt;'Serpentine stone 13x712 x 812 inches. Opening bid $15,000. Increments at least $500. span   
  15. span style='font-size: 10pt;'strong# 80 WONDERFUL JAZZ CD FOR MUSIC LOVERS.  RAY BAILEY, RENOWNED SAX AND FLUTE BAND LEADER, GATHERED TALENTED MUSICIANS TO PERFORM CLASSIC TUNES BY BUD POWELL, ANTONIO JOBIM, BOBBY HUTCHERSON AND OTHERS. PERSONNEL INCLUDES THE LATE JIMMY WILLIS, BASS; JOE RENDON, PERCUSSION; TERRY ROSS, DRUMS;  LEANDRO VERADY, PIANO; AND THE LATE HAROLD BROOKS, TRUMPET & FLUGELHORN. RAY BAILEY IS ON SOPRANO, TENOR SAX AND FLUTE.strong  strongOPEN BID WITH $40 WITH INCREMENTS OF AT LEAST $10.00.strong span
  16. strongstrongItem 86.  span style='font-size: 12pt;''Edgecutters,' donated by Professor Wadsworth Jarrell, is a 22X30' Serigraph. Open bid with $400.00 with increments of at least $100.00. Beautiful historical art celebrates the Kentucky Derby and Black  jockeys. Kentucky Derby Museum at Churchill Downs in 1993.span Wadsworth is a founding member of AfriCobra Arts Collective whose works are currently exibited at Kavi Gupta and Rald Institute galleries in Chicago, at Africobra in Venice, Italy, and in Soul of a Nation Exhibition in Los Angeles, California. span style='font-size: 10pt;'spanspan style='font-size: 10pt;'spanspan style='font-size: 8pt;'span
  17. ITEM 55

    span style='font-size: 12pt;' spanspan style='font-size: 12pt; font-family: 'Helvetica','sans-serif';''Accepting Christ,' original by Melvin King. Acrylics on canvas 30 x 36 inches, year 2014. Percentage of proceeds to benefit Rald Institute. Opening bid $27,000. Increments at least $2,000.spanspan style='font-size: 12pt; font-family: 'Helvetica','sans-serif';'br spanstrongspan style='font-size:10.5pt;font-family:'Helvetica','sans-serif';Times New Roman';color:black;'br spanstrong
  18. ITEM 58

    span style='font-size: 12pt;' 'Detail No. 2 Urbanbushman,' Photo of art by Lester Lashley. Photographed by Lester Lashley to benefit Rald Institute. Approximate size 18 x 20 inches. Opening bid $20,000.  Increments at least $1000. Lester Lashley is a renowned African American artist-musician who was featured at the University of Chicago's Smart Museum of Art and at Rald Institute in 2018. He is a founding member of the Association for the Advancement ofspan Creative Musicians, is associated with AfriCobra Founder, Wadsworth Jarrell, and the late Howard Mallory. His artwork is in private collections around the world and he was recently featured at The DuSable Museum of African span style='font-size: 12pt;' American Art in Chicago. He was featured in the Chicago Black History 2019 Rald Institute Exhibit at South Shore United Methodist Church in Chicago and is said to be one of the most gifted,  respected and charitable living African American  artists.span 
  19. ITEM 68

    strong style='font-size: 12pt;'Item 68strongspan style='font-size: 12pt;' - 'Roland Kirk' by Omar Lama.  Reproduction 11x14 inches in mat. Very good condition. Year 1988. Open bid  with $250.00 in the 2019 auctionsale. Omar originals are currently on exhibit at Rald Institute in Chicago and at the Museum of Contemporary Art in North Miami, Florida. He was an early member of the AfriCobra art collective, attended the School of the Art Institute of Chicago as a young child and might be the most popular artist among young children in Chicago's schools over the past fifty years! span
  20. ITEM 71

    span style='font-size: 12pt;''Illumination' by Omar Lama. Original oil spanspan style='font-size: 12pt;'  Photographed for Rald Institute by Anthony Cole. spanstrongSOLD.strong 
  21. ITEM 54

    strong style='font-size: 12pt;'span style='font-size: 12pt;''Worldwide Concerto,' Quality print on canvas by Melvin King, well-known nationally and internationally. 22X32 inches framed.  Open bid with $5000.00 with increments of at least $1,000.spanspan style='font-size: 10pt;'br spanstrongstrong style='font-size: 12pt;' strong
  22. ITEM 63

    strong style='font-size: 12pt;'Item 63strongspan style='font-size: 12pt;' - 'Garfield Park Lagoon' by John Blanton, award winning retired Chicago photographer.  Year 1991. 16 x 20 inches.  Opening bid $5000.  Increments at least $1000. span
  23. ITEM 56

    strong style='font-size: 12pt;'Item 56strongspan style='font-size: 12pt;' - 'Herbie Hancock,' rare photo by John Blanton, 1975. Approximate size 18 x 20 inches. Opening bid $4000.  Increments at least $500 to benefit Rald Institute. Blanton is a renowned, retired Chicago photographer who has volunteered and supported Rald Institute and other charities over many years.span
  24. ITEM 69

    strong style='font-size: 12pt;'Item 69strongspan style='font-size: 12pt;' - 'Malcolm X' by Omar Lama. Reproduction 11x14 inches in mat, unframed. Good condition. Year 1987. Omar is a Chicago artist who studied at the School of the Art Institute as a child and whose works have been in demand since the 1960s. His rare works are collectibles and he is associated with AfriCobra artists and leading artists, educators and musicians in Chicago. His works are in collections around the world and he's often in AfriCobra exibits. Open bid with $300.00 with increments of at least $100. span
  25. Landscape #2

    Item 90.   Gorgeous landscape by the late Arsie Lee Kennedy. Original oil in good condition. Approximately 22 X 24 inches framed. Open the bid with $4,000 and increments of at least $500.00. From Private Collection to benefit Rald Institute.
  26. ITEM 82

    strong style='font-size: 10pt;'span style='font-size: 10pt;' spanstrongspan style='font-size: 10pt;'strongGORGEOUS ARTIST'S PROOFstrong strongOF 'REVOLUTIONARY,' BY INTERNATIONALLY KNOWN PAINTER, PROFESSOR WADSWORTH JARRELL. span style='font-size: 18pt;'SOLDspanstrongspan
  27. div id='yiv7294863895yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1507350170476_38502' dir='ltr'strongfont size='2'ITEM # 87  'PALM WINE MEN,' A FASCINATING SERIGRAPH BY PROFESSOR WADSWORTH JARRELL, DONATED BY ONE OF AMERICA'S MOST GIFTED MODERN AFRICOBRA  ARTISTS. OPEN THE BID FOR THISfontstrongstrongstrongfont size='2'font strong26 X 46 INCH ITEM FOR $400 span style='font-size: 10pt;'DOLLARS WITH INCREMENTS OF AT LEAST $200 DOLLARS.spanstrongstrongfont size='2'PHOTOGRAPHED FOR RALD INSTITUTE BY AZELL GREGORY MANCE.font strongspan span
  28. Landscape # 3

    Item 89. Beautiful original oil landscape by the late Arsie Lee Kennedy, a leading African American landscape artist. 29 X 23 inches in good condition. Open the bid with $5,000. with increments of $500 at least. From Private Collection to benefit Rald Institute. 
  29. Landscape #1 by Arsie Lee Kennedy

    Item 91  Beautiful original oil landscape by the late African American landscape artist, Arsie L. Kennedy, compared to Henry O. Tanner by some. Good condition.  29 X 29 inches framed. Open bid with $5,000. and increments of at least $500. From private collection to benefit Rald Institute. 
  30. ITEM 84

    span id='yiv0427899117yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1507587587142_16002' style='font-size: 12pt;' 'strongPrecious Treasures; Cultivate Them,' a 22X30 inch lithograph by Wadsworth Jarrell, can be opened with bid of $2,000 with increments of $1,000.00strong. strongPhotographed for Rald Institute by Azell Gregory Mance.strongspanspan id='yiv0427899117yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1507587587142_16002' style='font-size: 10pt;'br span
  31. ITEM 64

    strong'strongspan style='font-size: 12pt;' Iya Lorisa' (Yoruba Priestess) by Adedayo Laoye, internationally known, award winning artist and Rald Institute benefactor.  Acrylics on watercolor paper. 32 x 39 inches with silver frame.  Year 2013. Actual value at least $5,000. Opening bid $2,500.  Increments $200. Percentage to benefit Rald. span
  32. ITEM 79

    span style='font-size: 12pt;''Hallelujah' by Dr. Yaoundé Olu, nationally known artist, doctor of natural medicine, metaphysics, educator, jazz radio host and Rald Institute donor.  Digital painting 14 x 18 inches in mat. Opening bid $75. Increments at least $10. span
  33. ITEM 78

    span style='font-size: 12pt;' ' Transformation' by Dr. Yaoundé Olu, nationally known artist, doctor of natural medicine, metaphysics, educator, jazz radio host and Rald Institute donor. Digital painting 14 x 18 inches in mat. Proceeds will be shared with Rald Institute. Opening bid $75. Increments at least $10. span
  34. ITEM 85

    span style='font-size: 10pt;'div id='yiv0427899117yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1507587587142_16023' dir='ltr'span id='yiv0427899117yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1507587587142_16119'span style='font-size: 10pt;' spanstrong style='font-size: 10pt;''GENERATIONS,' A SIGNED, NUMBERED HIGH QUALITY PRINT DONATED BY CHICAGO ARTIST, GERALD SANDERS.  CAN BE YOURS FOR A DONATION OF $60.00 TO RALD INSTITUTE. LIMITED QUANTITY.strongspanspanspan style='font-size: 10pt;'spanspan style='font-size: 10pt;'span
  35. ITEM 5

    strong style='font-size: 12pt;'Item 5strongspan style='font-size: 12pt;' - Tibetan Ceremonial Artifact donated by Rald Institute benefactor. Brass with semi-precious stones and beautiful symbolic carvings. approx. 15' in length. Open bid with $3000. Increments at least $100. Photographed for Rald Institute by John Blanton. All proceeds benefit Rald Institute.span
  36. ITEM 50

    span style='font-size: 12pt;''Bears' by James Gould. Original Acrylic on canvas. 35 x 23 inches framed. Opening bid $2,500.  Increments at least $100. span
  37. ITEM 35

    strongItem 35strong - 'Asterisk Underscored,' by Jamaal Gayles. Original mixed media on corrugated paper. Opening bid $4,000. with increments of at least $500. 13 12'  x 11 12'. Proceeds benefit Rald.div id='yui_3_16_0_1_1416442580395_18671' style='color:#000000;font-size:14px;font-family:HelveticaNeue, Helvetica Neue, Helvetica, Arial, Lucida Grande, sans-serif;background-color:transparent;font-style:normal;'
  38. ITEM 41

    strong style='font-size: 12pt;'Item 41strongspan style='font-size: 12pt;' - 'EL Zabar,' donated by Adedayo Laoye, original watercolors. 16' X 20' in mat. Gift to benefit Rald Institute. Opening bid $3,000. with increments of at least $100. Photographed  for Rald Institute by Anthony Cole. span
  39. ITEM 65

    span style='font-size: 12pt;''Ancient One' by Sura Dupart, winner of  2013 Chicago Museum of Science and Industry's Black Creativity Award and many other awards.  Casted bronze 15 x 19 x 10 inches.  7 inch diameter.  Opening bid $15,000.  Increments at least $500. span
  40. ITEM 40

    strong style='font-size: 12pt;'Item 40 - strongspan style='font-size: 12pt;'Untitled original oil on canvas by Roberto of Haiti. 19X15 inches beautifully framed. Gift from the late Jack Simmerling to benefit Rald Institute. Open bid with  $5,000. and increments of at least $100.00.  Photographed for Rald Institute by Anthony Cole.spanbr div id='yui_3_16_0_1_1416442580395_21391' style='color:#000000;font-size:14px;font-family:HelveticaNeue, Helvetica Neue, Helvetica, Arial, Lucida Grande, sans-serif;background-color:transparent;font-style:normal;'
  41. ITEM 47

    span style='font-size: 10pt;'strongItem 47strong - 'Skating' by Eugene Mitchell.  Original mixed media on canvas. 45 x 35 inches framed. Year 2013. All proceeds benefit Rald Institute. Opening bid $4,000. Increments at least $500.spanstrong style='font-size: 12pt;'span style='font-size: 10pt;'br spanstrongspan style='font-family: 'Times New Roman','serif'; font-size: 12pt;'spanstrong strong
  42. ITEM 28

    strong'strongUnited,' photo by Beverly Normand.strong NFSstrong 
  43. ITEM 49

    strong style='font-size: 10pt;'Item 49 - strongspan style='font-size: 10pt;''Pattern' by Sherman Beck. Original  oil on canvas 23 x 29 inches framed.  Approx. year 2000. Opening bid $20,000. Increments of at least $1.000. Beck isspan span style='font-size: 10pt;'a founding member of the AfriCobra Arts Collective, a retired Chicago Public Schools art teacher, a retired owner ofspanspan style='font-size: 10pt;' Art Directions store in Hyde Park, spanspan style='font-size: 10pt;'Chicago, and a major volunteer for Rald Institute. Rald Institute will receive a percentage of the proceeds from this original oil.br span
  44. ITEM 2

    pspan style='font-size: 12pt;''Bullfight Series,' by Pablo Picasso. Print attached to heavy stock paper backing and framed 36' X 13 12'. Good condition, year 1960. Open bid with $5,000 with increments of at least $500. From Private Collection.spanp span style='font-size: 10pt;'spanp p  br p p strong style='font-size: 12pt;'strong span style='font-size: 12pt;'span
  45. ITEM 26

    'Mill Reflections,' photo by Barbara O'Connor, 14' X 11' matted. Purchased by Beverly Ross Normand to benefit Rald Institute, 2007. Photographed for Rald Institute website gallery by Lester Lashley. Opening bid $20,000 with increments of at least $1000.00.
  46. ITEM 37

    span style='font-size: 12pt;'' Abstract Sculpture #2, Acrylics, 12 x 7 12 x ll'  by Alicia Griffin.  Original was a trophy award for the years 1994-1996 for Greater Los Angeles African American Chamber of Commerce. Opening bid $100,000. Increments at least $1,000 . Percentage of proceeds will benefit Rald. span
  47. ITEM 31

    strongItem 31strong - 'Superman' by Dale Normand. Oil on canvas framed, 4ft  x 3ft. 3 inches.. Year 1979. Rare original by the great Chicago artist who graduated from Parker High School and The School of the Art Institute in Chicago. His early works were exhibited in Wiebolt's Stores during the early 1960s when he was a teen. His works are in private collections and were generally purchased by collectors before they were completed.  Artist is retired and painting was recently on exhibit at the Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago. Percentage of proceeds to benefit Rald Institute. Open bid with one hundred thousand dollars with increments at least fifty thousand dollars.  
  48. ITEM 43

    span style='font-size: 10pt;'Original oil by Roy LeBaron. 24 inches by 36 inches. Year unknown. Good condition. Donated by L. McDonald Family of Chicago. Open bid with $8,000 and increments of at least $500. All proceeds benefit Rald Institute. span
  49. ITEM 52

    span style='font-size: 12pt;''Sankofa No. 1,' rare painting by Beverly Ross Normand. Original oil and acrylics on canvas, 18x24 inches year 2008. Beverly earned degrees from DePaul, Roosevelt, and Chicago State Universities and was jewelry designer from 1963 to 1974, exhibiting and always selling out in Chicago art fairs. Her work is in private collections in U.S. and elsewhere. An art curator, she was honored by the Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago in 2018 and received numerous grants and awardsspanthroughout her adult life. span style='font-size: 12pt;'Open bid  with $20,000 with increments of  at least $1000.  span
  50. ITEM 45

    span style='font-size: 10pt;' 'Summer' by Edward Grant Strong. Original mixed media to benefit Rald Institute.  20 x 28 inches. Opening bid $4,000. Increments at least $200.span
  51. ITEM 72

    span style='font-size: 12pt;''Summer' by Jack Simmerling (1935-2013). Print 17 x 12 inches donated and framed by Mr. Simmerling to benefit Rald Institute. Year 2004. Opening bid $150. Increments at least $100. Photographed by Anthony Cole. span
  52. ITEM 61

    span style='font-size: 12pt;''Abdullah Striding the Keys', by Professor Napoleon Jones Henderson, founding member of AfriCobra.strong SOLDstrongspan
  53. ITEM 15- NOW AVAILABLE

    strongItem 15strong -strong Beautiful image of Malcolm X by the renowned founding member of AfriCobra.strongstrong'THE BLACK PRINCE, 'DONATED BY WADSWORTH JARRELLstrong. strong17x26 INCH POSTER TO BENEFIT RALD INSTITUTE. OPEN BID WITH $50.00 AND INCREMENTS OF AT LEAST $25.00.strong
  54. ITEM 10

    strong style='font-size: 12pt;' Item 10strongspan style='font-size: 12pt;' - 'Good Ship Jesus' sculpture by renowned Preston Jackson. Caste bronze and steel, 3 feet x 2 feet 1 inch. Starting bid is $17,000 with increments of at least $1,000. Preston Jackson is renowned in America and abroad and has done many public sculptures. He was Director of Sculpture, School of the Art Institute of Chicago for many years.span 
  55. ITEM 29

    strongItem 29 strong- ''Still Life'' by Omar Lama. Original oil on canvas,  10 x 12 inches, framed. Rare painting by the popular AfriCobra artist  whose works were exhibited throughout the U.S.A. and elsewhere, beginning in the early 1960s. Omar studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago as a child, at the South Side Community Art Center, and at Chicago State University. Opening bid $10,000 with increments of at least $1,000.   
  56. ITEM 7

    strong style='font-size: 12pt;'Item 7strongspan style='font-size: 12pt;' - 'Je Mange donc je suis' by Robert Borja, oil on canvas 24'' X 30''. Borja is a wold renowned calligrapher artist from Chicago. Percentage of proceeds to benefit Rald Institute. Opening bid $25,000 with increments of at least $1000 (one thousand dollars). span
  57. ITEM 62

    span style='font-size: 14pt;'span style='font-size: 12pt;'Item 62 - 'Abstract Head' by Alicia I. Griffin of Los Angeles, an award winning artist who has exhibited in the U.S. and Europe. Acrylic Sculpture 21 12 x 6 x12 inches. Year 1998. Opening bid $18,700. Increments at least $2,500. Actual value at least $30,000. Percentage to benefit Rald Institute. spanspan
  58. ITEM 14

    strongItem 14 strong- 'Lillies 'donated by Gerald Sanders. Original watercolors to benefit Rald Institute. Year 2014. Approximately 18 x 24 inches. Opening bid $900. Increments at least $50. Photographed by Anthony Cole.
  59. ITEM 67

    strong style='font-size: 12pt;'Item 67strongspan style='font-size: 12pt;' - 'O Woman, A tapestry of Loving You', poetry by spanspan style='font-size: 12pt;'Yusuf Ali EL, a magna cum laude graduate, University of New Hampshire. He has written over 15 books, including his own poetry and published anthologies with the works of other poets, dating from the early 1970's. This book is signed and numbered. Yusuf for 25 years has been a major promoter of the works of the late Annie Lee and has supported Rald Institute since its inception. Opening bid $35. Increments at least $10.00. span
  60. ITEM 39

    strong style='font-size: 10pt;'span style='font-size: 10pt;'ITEM 39spanstrongspan style='font-size: 10pt;' - 'Malachi Favors,' photo by Robert Sengstacke; 10' X 12' signed & framed. Year 2000. Opening bid $1,000 with increments of at least $100.00. Percentage of proceeds benefit Rald Institute. span
  61. ITEM 48

    strong style='font-size: 10pt;'Item 48 -  strongspan style='font-family: 'Times New Roman','serif'; font-size: 10pt;'“Soul Farm” limited reproduction by Barry Bruner to benefit Rald Institute.spanspan style='font-family: 'Times New Roman','serif'; font-size: 10pt;' Approximatelly 16 x 11 inches. Opening bid $100.00 with increments atspan span style='font-family: 'Times New Roman','serif'; font-size: 10pt;'least $25.00.spanstrong strong
  62. ITEM 13

    strong style='font-size: 12pt;'Item 13 strongspan style='font-size: 12pt;'-  Not for sale photograph by Lauren Deutsch.span
  63. ITEM 44

    strongspan style='font-size: 10pt;'spanstrongstrongspan style='font-size:10.0pt;107%; text-transform:uppercase'Item 44 spanspan style='text-transform:uppercase'-spanstrongspan style='font-size:10.0pt;107%;text-transform:uppercase'“Blue-2” by Jesse Greene who graduated from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Jesse has lived and worked in Paris in recent years and has been a donor to Rald for many years. Purchased by Beverly Normand. 12 by 12 inches. Oil on Canvas. Open bid with $3000 and increments of at least $300.spanstrongspan style='font-size: 10pt;'spanstrong span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:'Times New Roman','serif''spanspan style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:'Times New Roman','serif''span
  64. ITEM 4

    strong style='font-size: 12pt;'Item 4 strongspan style='font-size: 12pt;'- `Northwestern University AfriCobra Exhibition` by Robert Abbott Sengstacke, photo 8` X 10`, Opening bid $800. With at least $50.00 increments. Percentage of proceeds to benefit Rald Institute. span
  65. ITEM 17

    strongItem 17strong - Abstract Fabric Design donated by Seitu Nurullah (a.k.a. Rah-bird). Rare silk, 43 X 42 inches has starting bid of  $4,000 with increments of at least $250. Photograph by Anthony Cole.
  66. ITEM 46

    spanspan style='font-size: 10pt;'span style='font-size: 10pt;'strongItem 46strong span- spanspan style='font-size: 10pt;' spanspan style='font-family: "Times New Roman","serif"; font-size: 10pt;''strongELLINGTON,' BY WILLIAM HUNT. ORIGINAL OIL 36 X 24 INCHES DONE IN 1990s.  OPEN BID WITH $25,000. WITH INCREMENTS OF AT LEAST $1,000. GOOD CONDITION. PERCENTAGE TO BENEFIT RALD INSTITUTE.strongspanspan style='font-family: "Times New Roman","serif"; font-size: 10pt;'spanspanspanspanstrong strong
  67. ITEM 51

    span style='font-size: 10pt;''University of Illinois Chicago Series #2' by Sharon Williams Adams (a.k.a. Sharue)  (1947-2011) . Rare original oil on canvas approximately 4' x 3'. Year 1980s. Sharue was a leading African American jeweler during the 1960s who credits Dr. Murry Depillars and Margaret Burroughs, her art teachers, as her greatest inspirers. A member of the Board of Directors of Rald Institute, she gave up art to devote her life to teaching children with special needs in Chicago and Atlanta, Georgia. Opening bid $60,000. Increments at least $5,000.  span
  68. ITEM 9

    strong style='font-size: 12pt;'Item 9 strongspan style='font-size: 12pt;'-  `Marlene Rosenberg` photo by Stan Lee.  8` x 10`. Opening bid $400 with at least $25 increments. Rald receives percentage of proceeds from sale.spanspan style='font-size: 10pt;'br span
  69. ITEM 42

    strong style='font-size: 12pt;'Item 42strongspan style='font-size: 12pt;' - 'The White Prince' . Limited edition print of a watercolor donated by Gerald Sanders.20 x 16 inches in mat. Opening bid $300. Increments at least $30. span
  70. ITEM 16

    strongItem 16strong - Ancient African Sculpture mixed Media wood, brass, beads, height 33 inches. Starting bid $10,000 with increments at least $250.Rald receives percentage of proceeds.
  71. ITEM 27

    strongItem 27strong -''Biggie Smalls'' original colored pen and ink drawing by Dalushaka Mgwana. Excellent condition. 22' wide x 28' long. 100% of proceeds to benefit Rald Institute. Opening bid $15,000. Increments at least $100.
  72. ITEM 60

    strong style='font-size: 12pt;'Item 60 strongspan style='font-size: 12pt;'- 'Broken Promises and Shattered Dreams - Coffee2' a series by Pamela Norman. Colored glass collage, 12x14 inches.  Pamela is a member of the Creative Arts Association, Chicago Park District artists and a volunteer with Rald Institute. Opening bid $500. Increments at least $50.Percentage of proceeds to benefit Rald Institute. span
  73. ITEM 59

    strong style='font-size: 12pt;'Item 59strongspan style='font-size: 12pt;' - 'The Bob Love Story' book by Bob Love, Bulls player from1968 to1977. Current Director of Community Affairs.  Opening bid $10.00. Increments at least $5.00 to benefit Rald Institute. span
  74. ITEM 57

    strong style='font-size: 12pt;'Item 57 strongspan style='font-size: 12pt;'- 'Mountain Falls' by Pamela Norman.  Oil on canvas. Year 2009. 16 x 24 inches. Opening bid $500. Increments at least $50. Percentage to benefit Rald Institute. span
  75. ITEM 36

    strongItem 36strong - Stoneware by Eselean Goree Henderson (1917 - 2004). Gift from Rosalind Henderson Mustafa to benefit Rald Institute. 12' circumference. Opening bid $400 with increments of at least $25
  76. ITEM 33

    strong style='font-size: 10pt;'Item 33strongspan style='font-size: 10pt;' - 'Chance,' orig. pastel by the late Charles Lucius Whitman. Year approx.1991. 9' X 12' approx. Illustration for Portraits and Poetry in collaboration with Beverly Normand. Opening bid $3,000 with increments at least $500. Percentage of proceeds to benefit Rald Institute.   span
  77. ITEM 38

    span style='font-size: 12pt;'strongItem 38 strong- 'Tiger Lillies' limited edition print donated by Gerald Sanders,  No. 10 of 200,13' x 19'. year 2002. Opening bid $300 with increments of at least $25. Photo by Anthony Cole. span
  78. ITEM 30

    strongItem 30strong - 'Corey Wilkes' by John Blanton, photograph approximately 14' x 12'. Percentage to benefit Rald Institute. Opening bid $300 with increments of at least $25.
  79. ITEM 24

    strongItem 24strong - ''Stop the Killing,'' print by Sura Dupart, approximately 22 x 25 inches. Opening bid $300 with increments of at least $25. 50% of proceeds to benefit Rald Institute.
  80. ITEM 25

    strongItem 25strong - 'Garfield Park' limited edition photo by John Blanton, 20' x 14'. Opening bid $400 with increments of at least $25. Percentage of proceeds to benefit Rald Institute.
  81. ITEM 12

    strong style='font-size: 12pt;'Item 12 strongspan style='font-size: 12pt;'- Very old 12 ' long African mask given by Carole Gray Pilot to benefit Rald Institute. Photographed by John Blanton. Opening bid is $1,000 with increments of at least $10.span
  82. ITEM 6

    strong style='font-size: 12pt;' Item 6strongspan style='font-size: 12pt;' - `Self Portrait` by Jamaal Gayles, mixed media original year 2013. 20`L X 14`W framed, $3,000 starting bid with increments of at least $250. span
  83. ITEM 8

    strong style='font-size: 12pt;'Item 8 strongspan style='font-size: 12pt;'-  `Barn` donated by Barry Bruner, limited reproduction (under 10) size approximately 10' X 8'. Opening bid is $100 with increments of at least $25. span
  84. ITEM 11

    strong style='font-size: 12pt;'Item 11 strongspan style='font-size: 12pt;'-  `Afro Improv` by Barry Bruner, limited reproduction (under 10)16' X 11'. Opening bid $100 with at least $25 increments. Donated by artist to benefit Rald Institute. span
  85. ITEM 23

    strongItem 23strong -  `On the Wing` original print donated by Catherine Cajandig,  Approximately 9' X 7'. Starting bid $300 with increments of at least $25.
  86. ITEM 22

    strongItem 22strong - `Chess Game` by Sherman Beck, oil on canvas, 30' x 40', Opening bid $3,000.00 with increments of at least $250. Percentage of proceeds to benefit Rald Institute.
  87. ITEM 20

    strongItem 20strong - `He Could Have Been` by Everett C. Williams, winner of Black Creativity Award, Chicago Museum of Science and Industry, 2014. Print on canvas, 15` X 31.5`, Opening bid $1,100 with increments of at least $100. Percentage of proceeds to benefit Rald Institute.
  88. ITEM 19

    strongItem 19strong - `Dee Alexander` by Lauren Deutsch.strong NFSstrong
  89. ITEM 18

    strongItem 18strong - `The Shame of Us` by Jamaal Gayles. Limited Reproduction ( Number 9 of 30). Approximately 14'x 11'. Opening bid $500 with increments of at least $50.Percentage of proceeds benefit Rald Institute.
  90. ITEM 3

    strong style='font-size: 12pt;'Item 3strongspan style='font-size: 12pt;' - Silver Tibetan artifact from the late art educator Carole Gray Pilot. Given to benefit Rald Institute. Approximately 5 inches in height. Beautifully carved. Opening bid $300 with increments of at least $50.00.span