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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).

76 of 99 White Zipper Cube Pouches (custom-made; ~2.5"x2.5"x2.5"; sold without o-ring/clip unless ring/clip requested). 9 pouches $21. Each pouch $2.50.


6 clear vinyl lid black stationery boxes (7.5"x5.5"x1", display/package greeting cards, stationery). Current retail ~$5. All 6 boxes $2.50.

3 kneaded erasers (each made using 1.5 X-Large Prismacolor erasers, $2.25 of material, never used). Each eraser $1.

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 $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.

9 boxes Original White Sculpey, white non-hardening modeling clay (used; ~28 pounds each box; ~252 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 9 boxes for $200, or each 28lb box $25.


3 boxes Original White Sculpey, white non-hardening modeling clay (used; dirty; ~7 pounds each box; rolled into ~3" balls). 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 3 boxes for $15, or each ~7lb box $6.

1,000+ cardboard tubes (36"x2" plotter-paper cores). All 1,000+ tubes $100. 100 tubes $20. Each tube (any size) $.25.

~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.



288 glass vials (2 boxes with 144 vials each, each vial 3.75"x1"; no covers; vials need to be rinsed--contain some grains of sand). Purchased 720 for $481.80 with discount. All 288 vials $75. Box of 144 vials $40.

9 square glass containers/vases (5.25"x4"x4"). Current retail $8-12 each. All vases $20. 3 vases $8. Each vase $3.

9 glass containers/vases (25"-tall x 6"-diameter; in 9 boxes). Beads have been sold. Current retail ~$20 each. All 9 vases $40. 3 vases $15. Each vase $6.

9 glass containers/vases (14"-tall x 4.75"-diameter; in 3 boxes). Current retail $6 each. All 9 vases $20. 3 vases $8. Each vase $3.

1 large glass container/vase (~15.75"-tall x 8.25"-diameter). Current retail $30-40. $15.

9 glass containers/vases (~10.5"-tall x 3.5"-diameter; in 2 boxes; used twice for meniscus). Current retail $5 each. All 9 vases $20. Each vase $3.

4,500+ hand-painted, ~3"x.125" wood circles (500+ each of black, white, red, yellow, blue, orange, green, light blue, pink; roughly divided into 5 boxes). All 4,500+ circles for $250. 100 circles of 1 color $10.

900+ poplar dowels (each dowel .375"-diameter x 9'-long; small hole drilled at one end for hanging; painted white). 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 $350. 100 dowels $45. Each dowel $.50.

3 Universal 10431 Round Wall Clocks, Black (12.5"; runs on single AA battery). Current retail ~$29 each. All 3 clocks $40. Each clock $15.


21 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 $375. 3 lights $55. Each $20.


32 Push lights. Current retail ~$5 each. All 32 lights $25. Each light $1.


11 Sony SRS-P7 Passive Speakers; (needs no batteries; lightweight; bass reflex duct design for better sound; pair joins together for portability; cord is 1 meter long; mini-plug input allows for near-universal compatibility). Current retail $10-$20 each. All 11 pairs $50. Each pair $5.

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.

50+ lengths of #1 Zinc Plated Steel Weldless Double Loop Chain (most cut to same 8' 3" length). Current retail: $130-$170. All for $60. Each length $1.50.


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

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

16,281 grains of white sand remaining from MATTER's flux V (2014; first of 720 vials contained 562,437 grains of sand; Curtis counted grains over course of 15 months, removing 2 granules to make total multiple of 9; participants poured grains of sand from current vial to next, sand traveling from first vial to last vial; Curtis recounted remaining sand determining how much matter made it to end of installation; resulting amount of sand, incidentally, also a multiple of 9). Sand stored in ~3" jar, accompanied by signed authentication. $180.


46 of 72 multiples remaining from EXPERIENCE's abacus I, 2000. Each multiple editioned and signed. 9 multiples $32. 3 multiples $12. Each multiple $5.




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. $180.


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.

86,617 feet white acrylic yarn (purchased as is). Box has been sold. $25.



From undoing II (erasing memories), stencil used to draw memories before erased by participants (1 of 9 installations at MEMORY, 2016). $50.


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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