Incognito Art Auction & Gala

09janAll Day27Incognito Art Auction & Gala

Event Details

On View: January 9-January 27, 9 am-4:30 pm | Online Auction: January 17 at 9 am-January 27 at 7 pm | Gala: January 27, 5:30-7:30 pm

Bid on what you love, not who you know! Over 100 of the Mid-South’s beloved artists are creating a collection of original, unsigned works…Incognito!

The artwork will be on view in person January 9-27 with online bidding open January 17-27. The event will culminate in a ticketed gala with the artists on January 27 from 5:30-7:30 pm. 

Click here to start bidding!

Participating Artists: Jamie Acor, Ann Aldinger, Michael Allen, Libby Anderson, Mary Baddour, Rick Bailey, Lisa Balton, Claire Barnett, Sharron Barrett, Carolyn Bernard, Kelly Blumenthal, Jim Blythe, Phyllis Boger, Brandi Boyd, Patti Bundy, Carol Caughey, Rebecca Chappell, David Chapple, Rena Chiozza, Teresa Chumney, Christine Collins, Martha Cook, Kay Coop, Frances Cowden, Pam Craig, Saj Crone, Jane Croy, Dana DeLarme, Rita Deweese, Ann Dwyer, Suzanne Evans, Dawn Fetty, Barrie Foster, Alisa Free, Glenn Fuqua, Gary Gibson, Mary Harvey Gurley, Jim Henderson, Barbara Hicks, Sandra Hill, Donna Hopper, Sandra Horton, Nancy Hunter, Amy Hutcheson, Gay Johnston, Katie Jones, Janice Kennedy, Nancy Kurtz, Julie Lakebrink, Connie Lampen, Tad Lauritzen Wright, Jerry Lawler, Frank Lilly, Linda Lucchesi, Sally Markell, Sheila Martin, Sherry May, Bob McCabe, Carol McGarrity, Patrick McGee, Becky Ross McRae, Annabelle Meacham, Jenny Miller, Frederick Lyle Morris, Carolyn Moss, Sharman Murley, Gopal Murti, Julie Nouwen, Evelina Ogorodnikova, Beth Okeon, Ron Olson, Marty Parker, Anna Parker, Jeannine Paul, Mary Pera, Carol Perel, Karen Perrin, Maja Price, Connie Pride, Lee Ramirez, Lynn K. Reed, Quinlan Rhodes, Meryl Rose, Joy Routt, Lisa Russell, Pam Santi, Amanda Jo Schmitt, Rose Scott, Carl Scott, Sandy Scruggs, Jacque’ Sligh, Felicitas Sloves, Kathryn Smith, Margaret Smith, Agnes Gordon Stark, Mandy Talley, Ann Brown Thomason, Barbara Tigrett, Jess Tinsley, Lainey Turner, Linda Umphress, Joe Umphress, Judy Vandergrift, Frances Vaughan, Glenna Rogers Ward, Lynn Weinberg, Lance David White, Julie Wiklund, Jana Wilson, Wanda Winsett, Willie Wood, Jon Woodhams, NJ Woods, and Angie Wynn

Incognito Gala:

Attendees will mix & mingle with our Incognito artists at this exciting culmination of our annual art auction. Enjoy live music from Kenneth Jackson while you make your final bids on the diverse selection of artwork on the slate this year. Small bites & two drinks are included with each ticket. Don’t miss this unique event featuring one-of-a-kind pieces!

$35 for MBG Members/$45 for Non-Members

Click here to purchase Gala tickets.

Art sales and donations benefit the Memphis Botanic Garden. 
This year’s event is dedicated in memory of Peggy Miller & Pat Godfrey McKee.
A special thank you to Artists’ Link.


Do I have to go to the Gala to participate in the auction?
No, all bidding is online. The Gala provides attendees with an opportunity to meet the Incognito artists while enjoying a fun night out at the Garden.

How do I access the online auction?
The link to the auction will be posted here on January 17 at 9 am. The auction will be live until January 27 at 7 pm.

How can I see the work in person?
The artwork will be on view in person at the Memphis Botanic Garden from January 9-27 during regular business hours, 9 am-4:30 pm. 

How will I know if I’ve won?
Winners will be notified after bidding has closed with instructions for artwork pick-up.

How will I know if I’ve been outbid?
If a bidder is outbid they will receive a text message.

What is the starting bid & minimum bid increments?
For each item: Bidding starts at $50, bid increments must be at least $10. Each piece has a “Buy It Now” price of $300 which ends on January 27 at 6:30 pm.

What is “Buy It Now”?
Really want a piece of art or don’t want to bid? Up until January 27 at 6:30 pm, you can buy the piece for $300. 

When does the auction start?
January 17 at 9 am

When does the auction end?
January 27 at 7 pm

Can I bid in-person?
All bidding is online. You can use your smartphone during your visit to the gallery to bid while you are at the Garden & during the Gala.

How does payment work?
A credit/debit card is required to bid. All payments are automatically processed after a Buy It Now or at the conclusion of the auction.



january 9 (Monday) - 27 (Friday)