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To raise funds (and make space) toward future work, Curtis is holding a "Perpetual Yard Sale" of things from her solo biennials. Contact Curtis to make arrangements for shipping or delivery, or to pick up your purchase (includes studio visit).

4,900 plastic vials (Cole Parmer Lab Supplies; each 2.25" tall; would need to be rinsed in hot water to dissolve ink residue). Any amount FREE.

6 clear vinyl lid black stationery boxes (7.5"x5.5"x1", display/package greeting cards, stationery). Current retail ~$5. All 6 boxes $4.

9 natural Kraft jewelry boxes (3.5"x3.5"x1", includes inner cotton pad). Current retail ~$.32 each. All 9 boxes $2.

36 large clips (2" wide). Current retail ~$.29-$.31. All 36 clips $8, or 6 clips $1.50.

9 non-slip pads (~7"x3.5"). All pads $2.

9 kneaded erasers (each made using 1.5 X-Large Prismacolor erasers, $20.25 of material, never used). All erasers $8. Each $1.

5 Pentel ZEH03E hi-polymer erasers, small (designed to lift lead markings off paper with light pressure, erases cleanly without scratching or tearing paper surface, leaves no dust, will not crack or harden with age, remains soft and ready to use, never used). Current retail ~$.50-$.90 each. Each $.40.

Sanford Colorific Art Gum eraser (.5"x1"x2"; removes all pencil markings without tearing or wearing down paper, perfect for beginners, amateurs, and pros). Current retail ~$.99. $.50.

2 Pairs White Sure-Grip Marching Band Gloves (medium; have rubberized dots on palms to help secure instrument/equipment). Current retail ~$2.45 each. Each pair $1.

~400 big shortened straws (cut in approx. half; each ~4"x.25"). Entire bag $2.

Black Craft Sand (~22 ounces; most-often used for sand art). Current retail ~$2.95 each. $2.

81 Opaque Glass Marbles Black (~.5"-.625"). Current retail ~$13.50-$19.20. All 81 marbles $10.

3 Shiva Artist's Paintstik Oil Paint Colorless Blenders (4.5"x.75"; oil paint in stick form for drawing, painting, and stenciling; non-toxic, fadeproof, dries in 24 hours). Current retail ~$5.50-$6. each. Each $2.50.

3 Holbein Oil Pastel Stick Permanent Red (2.75"x.375"; uniform color distribution). Current retail ~$2.60-$5.30 each. Each stick $2.

2 Boxes Sargent Art Dustless White Chalk, 12 count (for home or classroom; conforms to ASTM D 4236). Current retail ~$.77-$5 each. Each box $.50.

Turner Colour Works Pearl Silver Design Gouache (40mL; little bit used). Current retail ~$6-$10 each. $3.

11 boxes Original White Sculpey (~28 pounds each box), used, white non-hardening modeling clay, (312 pounds clay total; broken up into chunks). Current retail: 24 lb White Sculpey $90-$150 each. Clay reusable if stays below 90 degrees F; cold storage ok; easiest to kneed at 70-80 degrees F; more info here. All 11 boxes for $400, or each 28lb box $40.


~40 balls used, white non-hardening modeling clay, Original White Sculpey (each ~1.5"). Notes: Clay reusable so long as it stays below 90 degrees F; ok if cold during storage, easiest to kneed at 60-80 degrees F; more info here. All 40 balls $10.

~700 square feet of dark gray cleft slate tiles. Each tile 11 5/8" x 11 5/8" x .25"; 3.6 lbs. Bottom painted white, top/slate side can be used to tile kitchens, bathrooms, etc. Total weight if purchasing all 700 is ~2,500 pounds. Tiles wrapped in bubble wrap for transport. Current retail $5 each. All tiles $1,500 or BO. 250 tiles $600 or BO. 100 tiles $275 or BO. Each $3.



576 glass vials (4 boxes with 144 vials each, each vial 3.75"x1"; no covers; vials need to be rinsed--contain some grains of sand). Purchased for $481.80 with discount. All vials $140. Box of 144 vials $40.

9 glass containers/vases (14"-tall x 4.75"-diameter; in 3 boxes). Current retail $6 each. All vases $25. 3 vases $10. Each vase $4.

~40 glass containers/vases (24"-tall x 10"-diameter; need rinsing). Current retail $21 each. Pay what you can $2-$10 each. Two per box; must buy in multiples of 2.

24 plywood circles (3"x.125"). Current retail $8.64-$11.74. All circles $5.

48 wood half-balls (1"). Current retail $7-$12. All half-balls $5.

2,100+ hand-painted, 1" wood half-balls. Roughly divided into 14 color-separated bags, at least 150 half-balls each bag (2 bags each of black, white, red, orange, yellow, green, pink). All 14 bags for $120, or 1 bag for $10.



900+ poplar dowels (each dowel .375"-diameter x 9'-long; small hole drilled at one end for hanging; painted white). Custom 9-foot length manufactured/shipped for $2,040 or ~$2.20 each. If you'd like dowels cut in half before pickup/delivery: Add .25 per dowel to following price if under 100 dowels; add $25 to price if 100 dowels; add $45 to price if 900 dowels. 900 dowels $500. 100 dowels $75. Each dowel $1.

VIZIO SmartCast E-Series 48" Class 4K Ultra HD Home Theater Display Black (remote control with batteries, 47.5" diagonal, LED, 2160p, SmartCast, Chromecast built-in, more info here). Used once to present video in Fall 2016. Current retail $349-$549. $250 or BO.


2 Mr. Beams Motion-Activated Wireless LED Spotlights - 200 lumens, white, MB360XT-WHT-01-01 (uses 3 D batteries, covers up to 600 square feet, reflective face spreads light for wider light coverage, detects motion from up to 30 feet away, dusk-to-dawn sensor saves on battery power, durable, weather-resistant design, more info here). Current retail ~$25-$30 each. Each $20.

28 Mr. Beams Wireless Motion Sensor LED Ceiling Lights MB980 (wireless, motion activated, detects motion from up to 20 feet away, 6V, uses 4 C batteries, 100 lumens, covers up to 260 square feet, great for old basements, sheds, closets, porches, showers or anywhere that doesn't have sufficient lighting, more info here). Current retail ~$25 each. All lights $400. 10 lights $150. 3 lights $55. Each $20.


5 Vintage Califone 1300AV Portable Mono Cassette Recorders. Current retail $23-$50 each. All parts included (handle, electrical cord), but both detached for purposes of Curtis' installation; each runs fine on 4 C batteries. All 5 recorders $45, or 1 recorder for $10.

2 Kidde PRO 210 2A:10B:C Fire Extinguishers. NFPA Code, ABC rating, rechargeable, metal valve, for common combustibles, liquids and electronics. Current retail ~$40 each. Each extinguisher $20.

60+ lengths of #1 Zinc Plated Steel Weldless Double Loop Chain (most cut to same 8' 3" length). Current retail: $150-$190. All for $75. Each length $1.50.


~200' of #14 steel single jack chain, zinc plated, 16lb load capacity. Current retail ~$60-$120. $30 or BO.

Model KF-200H Impulse Sealer for PP/PE polytubing bags. Current retail ~$88. $35 or BO.
~600' of 4" 6ml polytubing. Current retail ~$40. $10.
Both sealer and polytubing $40.

Cole Parmer Tubing (rounded section ~17"x1"). $.25

4 plexi shims (~4"x1.125"x.125"). All 4 $.25

2 Cole Visual Impact Exit Signs (3"x9", self adhesive). Current retail ~$9 each. Each $3.

3 stop/slow paddle signs with poles. 18" diameter traffic control paddles lettered with "STOP" on one side and "SLOW" on the other, large 6" letters in the official traffic sign colors, easily identifiable by motorists, lightweight non-corrosive and weather-proof material with no sharp edges, safe and long lasting, mounted on 6-foot poles). Current retail $33.50 each. All signs $40. Each $15.

2 TwinFlex Rigid & Roll Up Sign Stands (NCHRP 350 compatibility, complies with MUTCD standards, dual upright coil spring system, withstands heavy wind gusts, ease of use with fast kick release system, locking legs into place when fully extended, displays 36" and 48" roll-up and rigid signs, all aluminum and steel construction, 1-1/4" square legs with two position height adjustment and anti-skid foot pads, open footprint 36" x 84", minimum height from the ground to bottom of panel 18"). Current retail ~$200 each. $100 each or BO.

99 White Zipper Cube Pouches custom-made/used only for MEMORY's sort VI (2016; ~2.5"x2.5"x2.5"; sold without o-ring/clip unless ring/clip requested); participant asked to randomly choose 1 of 900 cubes, and to memorize number revealed; participant placed cube in pouch for hands-free participation of exhibit; participant removed cube from pouch and placed cube in spot for memorized number. 9 pouches $70. 3 pouches $25. Each pouch $10.


9 marbles used only for MOVEMENT's and SOUND's flux I (2002, 2004; participants inserted 9 marbles at consistent pace into pipe's upper opening, and to listened for marbles' 45-second return; no matter how consistently marbles inserted, marbles exited randomly). Marbles stored in canvas bag with signed authentication. $270.


~23 of 99 hourglasses remaining from TIME's flux III, 2010. Each flipped once, except for "10.9 12:00-12:59:59" (first hourglass, flipped by myself at start of TIME) accidentally flipped 2 nights before opening by mill staff. Each hourglass editioned and signed (on black, lined box) with corresponding hour at exhibit. 9 hourglasses $400. 3 hourglasses $140. Each $50.

2 of 9 sets of 9 signed postcards (only 9 sets in existence, all 9 solo biennial cards). Each $50.

This interactive work, sort IVa (2007, installed once at Bruce Brown's exhibit TINY), is a signed and dated white and black, hand-made, magnet-close box containing signed instructions, 11,664 seed beads, bag, and nine 2" color-coded, glass containers set into gray foam. $300.

From undoing, 86,617 feet of acrylic yarn, plexiglas. Over year and a half period, I crocheted hour every day for year; tying yarn together from 36 large skeins so continuous. Starting October 9, 2010, participants removed yarn from form, placing undone yarn into plexiglas box. Installation was complete once "undone" or once biennial ended at 5pm, October 28--whichever came first. 1 of 9 installations at TIME. 2010.



5 objects found on rug at opening reception for MEMORY (2016) below sign for undoing II (erasing memories), perhaps in response to instruction "please set down on rug any bags or other loose items." All 5 objects $5.



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