Monday, October 11, 2010


MYARTSPACE CEO, Catherine McCormack-Skiba's mother is Lois Foley. When Skiba lauched back in 2004 she dedicated the artist's website to her mother.

After 10 years in storage, Lois Foley's art is going to auction. Bonhams & Butterfield of San Francisco is including her painting, Acclivium V, at auction with other 20th Century artist. Her work is one of the few abstracts in this current lot of artwork. Thousands of Foley's drawings and paintings are with her daughter Catherine McCormack-Skiba. A long battle of possession and legal ownership after Foley passed away in 2000; McCormack-Skiba was force to protect her mother's art work. displays her mother's art.

This website is an online social network which helps artists display their work to a global audience. For more information on Lois Foley go to or

Foley is well known in the Burlington, VT area where she painted, taught classes and exhibited her art.

Look for Lois’ work: ACCLIVIUM V, at Bonhams website under “Fine Art”, lot 2101

Who: Lois Foley
What: Bonhams & Butterfield 20th century art auction
Where: SoMa Estate Auction, 220 San Bruno Avenue, San Francisco, CA
When: 17 October 2010
Auction: 10 a.m. – Noon

Preview: 15/16 October 10 a.m. – 5 p.m

Foleys work, Acclivium V, will be on display, both online and at the auction.

How to Buy at Bonhams & Butterfields

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At Bonhams & Butterfields, you can bid in many ways: in person, via absentee bid, or over the phone. Absentee bids can be submitted in person, online, via fax or email. Artwork up for auction at:

Bonhams & Butterfields
220 San Bruno Avenue
San Francisco, CA
17 October 2010
10 a.m.