Smithsonian Visionary Benefit Auction

The Smithsonian Visionary Benefit Auction is presented by Rago Auctions and hosted through to raise funds for the Smithsonian Institution. The 13 item lot features a range of outstanding work by Smithsonian Visionary Artists past and present, including the 2019 honoree Joyce. J. Scott, along with Albert Paley, Toots Zinsky and Faith Ringgold. 

The Smithsonian Visionary Award is given annually at the Smithsonian Craft Show to artists deemed by curators in the field to have risen to the pinnacle in the world of sculptural arts and design in their respective medium.

Online-only bidding begins at 12:01 a.m. EDT, April 24, 2019, and ends on May 20, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. EDT at

Joyce J. Scott, For Him, 2007
Toots Zynsky, Avventato, 2019