Are you interested in some new artwork for your office or a gift for a friend or family member? These photos will be up for auction at the #AAJA15 Silent Auction scheduled Friday, August 14th. Each photograph will be framed and you will have an opportunity to see the photographs up close at the convention. All photographs have been kindly donated by award winning AAJA photographers. Proceeds from the Silent Auction will benefit AAJA student programs.
Here are the preview to our silent auction items:
Napalm Girl (1972)
Photographer: Nick Ut
Affiliation: AP Photo
South Vietnamese forces follow after terrified children, including 9-year-old Kim Phuc, center, as they run down Route 1 near Trang Bang after an aerial napalm attack on suspected Viet Cong hiding places on June 8, 1972. A South Vietnamese plane accidentally dropped its flaming napalm on South Vietnamese troops and civilians. The terrified girl had ripped off her burning clothes while fleeing. The children from left to right are: Phan Thanh Tam, younger brother of Kim Phuc, who lost an eye, Phan Thanh Phouc, youngest brother of Kim Phuc, Kim Phuc, and Kim’s cousins Ho Van Bon, and Ho Thi Ting. Behind them are soldiers of the Vietnam Army 25th Division.
Sumo Kid (1993)
Photographer: Paul Sakuma
Salevaa Atisance, who goes by the sumo name of Konishiki, battles with an unidentified boy from San Jose, Calif., June 5, 1993, during opening ceremonies of a sumo wrestling tournament in San Jose, Calif. Konishiki, who is from Hawaii, weighs 576 pounds and is ranked a ozeki.
Marine One Taking Off (2015)
Photographer: Mandel Ngan
A journalist braces herself as Marine One, carrying US President Barack Obama, takes off from the South Lawn of the White House on March 6, 2015 in Washington, DC.
Wild Inside (2013)
Photographer: Pamela Chen
2015 NBA Champion The Golden State Warriors (2015)
Photographer: Nhat Meyer
Affiliation: San Jose Mercury News
The Golden State Warriors, including Klay Thompson and Stephen Curry, celebrate with the NBA Trophy after their 105-97 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 6 of the NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Area in Cleveland, Ohio on Tuesday, June 16, 2015.
Milky Way, Wukoki, 2013
Photographer: Stan Honda
The Milky Way rises as the Wukoki pueblo is illuminated by a setting moon at Wupatki National Monument in Arizona. Produced under the National Park Service Artist-in-Residence program. May, 2013.
Photographer: Barry Wong
From the photographer’s Asian Patterns Series. Pigment print color photograph.
Manny Pacquiao (2015)
Photographer: Al Bello
Affiliation: Getty Images
Manny Pacquiao throws a right at Floyd Mayweather Jr. during their welterweight unification championship bout on May 2, 2015 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
145th anniversary railroad reenactment photo of Chinese laborers from Golden Spike National Historic Site in Utah (2014)
Photographer: Corky Lee
145th anniversary of the completion of the 1st transcontinental railroad. In an act of “photographic justice” the image depecits over 200+ AAPI’s who reclaimed American history when Chinese laborers were omitted in the historic photo. At least six in the crowd are direct descendents of those Chinese. They came from NYC, SF & Salt Lake City.
2014 World Series Championship
Photographer: John Mabanglo
Affiliation: European Pressphoto Agency
San Francisco Giants Madison Bumgarner (R) and Buster Posey celebrate after defeating the Kansas City Royals 3-2 in game seven of the World Series between the San Francisco Giants and the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri, USA, 29 October 2014. The Giants defeated the Royals 4 games to 3 to become the 2014 champion of Major League Baseball.