Silent Auction

The following items were auctioned at out 2011 Latino Heritage Awards Banquet. Thank you donors!




Donated by:
Alma Gutierrez

Mexican Glyphs

The spirit of the Aztecs is captured in these beautiful hand painted glyphs created by 2011 Barrientos Scholarship Foundation scholarship winner and talented artist, Alma Gutierrez.

Acrylic on canvas. Four 7" x 9" pieces, ready to hang.




Donated by:
South Omaha Business Association

Cinco de Mayo Celebration Canvas Print (20" x 24")

Stunning portrait capturing the spirit of Cinco de Mayo during the 2011 Cinco de Mayo Omaha parade.

Digitally applied brushstrokes on museum quality textured canvas. 20"x24" gallery wrapped, ready for hanging.




Donated by:

Luna Negra Dance Theater

Two tickets to Luna Negra Dance Theater performance to be held Friday, March 30 at 8 PM at the elegant Orpheum Theater in downtown Omaha.

For complete details about the renowned dance theater founded by Cuban-born dancer and choreographer Eduardo Vilaro , visit www.lunanegra.org.




Donated by:
Machu Picchu Imports

Alpaca Wool Scarf and Hat

Fashionable hat and scarf made from 100% alpaca wool imported from Peru.

Located in the Old Market at 415 S 12th Street, Machu Picchu Imports offers a variety of Peruvian gifts including jewelry, clothing, and accessories.




$200 Gift Certificate


Donated by:
Latino Productions and Management

Limousine Ride Gift Certificate

Enjoy traveling around town in style! Good toward limo rental from Extreme Limousine located in Omaha.

Cannot be redeemed for cash. Reservations must be made in advance. Subject to availability Sunday through Friday. Gratuity not included.





Donated by:

The Natural World

Thomas D. Mangelsen's latest book The Natural World is his most lavish of photographic books.

Mangelsen selected 115 influential panoramic images that embody over twenty years of making photographs with this medium. Spanning six continents and crossing the northern- to the southern-most extremes of the Earth, these spectacular images take both an intimate and far-reaching look into the natural world that has inspired artists, conservationists and adventurers for centuries.

19" x 10-1/2", 256-page hardcover book.




Donated by:

Wine Basket

Perfect for an evening of entertainment, this basket features two bottles of wine, a corkscrew and a $25 Hy-Vee gift card (get those crackers and cheese fresh from their extensive selection)!




Donated by:
Kevin and Jackie Zach Family

Field of Thistles Canvas Print (16" x 20")

Captivating image of a bumble bee on a the flower of a thistle. Image captured in a field of native grasses and wildflowers in northeast Nebraska.

Digitally applied brushstrokes on museum quality textured canvas. 16"x20" gallery wrapped, ready for hanging.




Donated by:
Ryan Deike

Giraffe Drawing

Intricate hand drawn image of a giraffe.

When he is not creating magnificent pieces of art himself, Ryan Deike spends his days mentoring future artists as an art instructor at Marrs Magnet Middle School.

Custom framed and matted.




Donated by:
Ryan Deike

Elephant Drawing

Intricate hand drawn image of an elephant.

When he is not creating magnificent pieces of art himself, Ryan Deike spends his days mentoring future artists as an art instructor at Marrs Magnet Middle School.

Custom framed and matted.




Donated by:
Students, Marrs Magnet Middle School

Festive Drawings

Four colorful pieces of art produced by art students at Marrs Magnet Middle School.

All drawings are matted.

Drawings will be auctioned separately.




Donated by:
Students, Spring Lake Magnet Elementary School

Day of the Dead Sculptures

Art students at Spring Lake Magnet Elementary School each created their own uniquely decorated clay figurine. The figurines are attached to sticks and attached to a styrofoam base to make a colorful and unique sculpture.

Each figure is hand signed by the student artist.

There are three sculptures. Each one will be auctioned separately.




Donated by:
Students, Omaha South High School

Pottery and Drawings

An assortment of beautiful pottery pieces and drawings created by art students at Omaha South High School.

There are six pieces of pottery and three drawings. Each one will be auctioned separately.




Donated by:
Gallery @ Prouty Place

Fused Glass Brooch and Complimentary Class Certificate

Beautiful handmade glass brooch and gift certificate for a complimentary Beginning Fused Glass Class led by instructors Ron Manabat and John Prouty. Class participants will make several glass fused glass art pieces to take home with them!

Classes are held at the Gallery @ Prouty Place studio, conveniently located in the historic South Omaha business district.




Donated by:
World of Mexican Imports

Pottery - Vase

Handmade clay pottery imported from Mexico by one of South Omaha's most prominant businesses, El Vaquero / World of Mexican Imports.

Vase is 19" tall and 5" wide.




Donated by:
World of Mexican Imports

Pottery - Vase

Handmade clay pottery imported from Mexico by one of South Omaha's most prominant businesses, El Vaquero / World of Mexican Imports.

Vase is 16" tall and 7" wide.




Donated by:
Howard's Charro Café

Howard's South Omaha T-Shirt and Gift Certificate

Enjoy lunch or dinner at this year's Latino Heritage Awards Banquet Business of the Year honoree - Howard's Charro Café and proudly wear an official Howard's T-Shirt.

$20 Gift Certificate. T-Shirt is margarita green and says "Save Water - Drink Margaritas - Howard's South Omaha"




Donated by:
Marcos Mora, Latino Productions and Management

CD - Marcos

Enjoy the sounds of renowned musician and master guitarist (and Barrientos Scholarship Foundation founder), Marcos Mora.




Donated by:
Marcos Mora

Jacket

Nice jacket emblazoned with the flag of Mexico.

Size: Large


Additional items will be featured as we receive pictures and descriptions!

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