HDTS Gem/Mineral expo & painted rock auction
Starts tomorrow at human resources los angeles, february 25-26


We are so excited for the third annual HDTS Gem/Mineral Expo and Painted Rock Auction this weekend at Human Resources! Please stop by to check out the vast array of gems, minerals, and crystals for sale along with 54 artist painted (or conceptualized) rocks.

Bidding for the Painted Rock Auction will take place on site, beginning at 11am Saturday February 25 and ending at 6pm Sunday February 26If you are unable to attend the auction in person, you may email us your bid at tatiana@highdeserttestsites.com. You may view images and info on all artist rocks on our website.  All bids start at $40 and will go up in increments of $20. In your email, please specify the rock you are bidding on, the maximum bid you are willing to make, and the best email and phone number to reach you at. By letting us know your maximum bid, we will bid in increments of $20 on your behalf for the duration of the auction or until /if your maximum bid has been surpassed.

In conjunction with the HDTS Rock Auction, LAMOA (Los Angles Museum of Art) will be offering vegan Banh Mi sandwiches, with home marinated pickles, salad, coffee and drinks. Proceeds will benefit future LAMOA exhibitions.

LAMOA is a platform for an organically changing Institution that lives through participation. LAMOA is currently located on the campus of Occidental College. LAMOA is free and open to the public. An exhibition titles Book Launch by Andreas Fogarasi is on view until March 10. For more information visit LAMOA's website.


Human Resources—410 Cottage Home St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
February 25-26, 2017, 11 am–5 pm
Free Admission


All proceeds from this two-part event go towards HDTS programing and operating expenses.


Adam Marnie



Adrienne Adar (found rock, pom poms)



Alice Konitz



Alison O'Daniel (necklace)



Alyse Emdur



Ashley Carter



Bettina Hubby



Bob Dornberger



Brie Ruais



Catherine Czacki



Cayetano Ferrer



Christy Gast



David Benjamin Sherry



Dianna Molzan (Canvas string, Flashe, acrylic, and found masonry)



Elena Yu (Rock and joss paper)



Emily Mast



Gabie Strong (Rock with USB drive album with noise music titled 'Incantations Vol. 1')



Halsey Clark Rodman



Hannah Vainstein (Speak to the Rock)



Jay Lizo (Bullet Rock, acrylic, clay, wood)



Jedediah Caesar



Jesse Sugarman (Blacktop back into Brimstone, blacktop, stove crucifix)



Jim Drain 



Joel Kyack



Jonah King



Julie Tolentino (two types of quartz and three chunks of Himalayan salt)



Julie Tolentino (enveloped rocks: gold painted rock with a salt rock moving foundation wrapped in leather and gold thread)




Katie Grinnan



Katie Grinnan



Landon Wiggs (Brenda)



Lauren Anderson



Lauren Spencer King (Rainbow Mineral Monochrome, Madder lake, pink earth, han purple, quartz, lapis, azurite, honey, glycerin, gum arabic on paper panel)



Lisi Raskin



Matt Keegan



Matthew Greene



Michael Henry Hayden



Michael Parker



Molly Larkey



N. Dash



Nicholas Arehart



Olga Koumoundouros (Course Correct, Color digital print on cardstock. Writing and photos by Olga Koumoundouros)



OOIEE (Matt Olson)



Pam Lins



Patrick Jackson



Ry Rocklen (Smart Rock; Forton MG, 24k gold plating; 2013; ed. of 10)



Serra Fels



Sofia Londono



Steven Hayes Rimlinger (Hard of Hearing)



Tanya Brodsky



Tara Jane O'Neil



Tatiana Vahan



Tyler Matthew Oyer (Plastic, pyrite)



Women's Center for Creative Work 


See you there! And don't forget to visit us at our LA Art Book Fair booth from February 24-26, where we will launch the latest in our Scout Series, Eden Solas' Tender Tinder Tarot Teacher.