HDTS Gem/Mineral expo & painted rock auction
Starts tomorrow at human resources los angeles, february 25-26

We are so excited for the third annual HDTS Gem/Mineral Expo and Painted Rock Auction this weekend at Human Resources! Please stop by to check out the vast array of gems, minerals, and crystals for sale along with 54 artist painted (or conceptualized) rocks.

Bidding for the Painted Rock Auction will take place on site, beginning at 11am Saturday February 25 and ending at 6pm Sunday February 26If you are unable to attend the auction in person, you may email us your bid at tatiana@highdeserttestsites.com. You may view images and info on all artist rocks on our website.  All bids start at $40 and will go up in increments of $20. In your email, please specify the rock you are bidding on, the maximum bid you are willing to make, and the best email and phone number to reach you at. By letting us know your maximum bid, we will bid in increments of $20 on your behalf for the duration of the auction or until /if your maximum bid has been surpassed.

In conjunction with the HDTS Rock Auction, LAMOA (Los Angles Museum of Art) will be offering vegan Banh Mi sandwiches, with home marinated pickles, salad, coffee and drinks. Proceeds will benefit future LAMOA exhibitions.

LAMOA is a platform for an organically changing Institution that lives through participation. LAMOA is currently located on the campus of Occidental College. LAMOA is free and open to the public. An exhibition titles Book Launch by Andreas Fogarasi is on view until March 10. For more information visit LAMOA's website.

Human Resources—410 Cottage Home St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
February 25-26, 2017, 11 am–5 pm
Free Admission

All proceeds from this two-part event go towards HDTS programing and operating expenses.

Adam Marnie

Adrienne Adar (found rock, pom poms)

Alice Konitz

Alison O'Daniel (necklace)

Alyse Emdur

Ashley Carter

Bettina Hubby

Bob Dornberger

Brie Ruais

Catherine Czacki

Cayetano Ferrer

Christy Gast

David Benjamin Sherry

Dianna Molzan (Canvas string, Flashe, acrylic, and found masonry)

Elena Yu (Rock and joss paper)

Emily Mast

Gabie Strong (Rock with USB drive album with noise music titled 'Incantations Vol. 1')

Halsey Clark Rodman

Hannah Vainstein (Speak to the Rock)

Jay Lizo (Bullet Rock, acrylic, clay, wood)

Jedediah Caesar

Jesse Sugarman (Blacktop back into Brimstone, blacktop, stove crucifix)

Jim Drain 

Joel Kyack

Jonah King

Julie Tolentino (two types of quartz and three chunks of Himalayan salt)

Julie Tolentino (enveloped rocks: gold painted rock with a salt rock moving foundation wrapped in leather and gold thread)

Katie Grinnan

Katie Grinnan

Landon Wiggs (Brenda)

Lauren Anderson

Lauren Spencer King (Rainbow Mineral Monochrome, Madder lake, pink earth, han purple, quartz, lapis, azurite, honey, glycerin, gum arabic on paper panel)

Lisi Raskin

Matt Keegan

Matthew Greene

Michael Henry Hayden

Michael Parker

Molly Larkey

N. Dash

Nicholas Arehart

Olga Koumoundouros (Course Correct, Color digital print on cardstock. Writing and photos by Olga Koumoundouros)

OOIEE (Matt Olson)

Pam Lins

Patrick Jackson

Ry Rocklen (Smart Rock; Forton MG, 24k gold plating; 2013; ed. of 10)

Serra Fels

Sofia Londono

Steven Hayes Rimlinger (Hard of Hearing)

Tanya Brodsky

Tara Jane O'Neil

Tatiana Vahan

Tyler Matthew Oyer (Plastic, pyrite)

Women's Center for Creative Work 

See you there! And don't forget to visit us at our LA Art Book Fair booth from February 24-26, where we will launch the latest in our Scout Series, Eden Solas' Tender Tinder Tarot Teacher.