Dec 2022 Brooklyn Gasworks annual online auction to create fellowships to people from marginalized identities that have been historically underrepresented in American studios. Bid on The Endless Knot Bell and many many other beautiful ceramics and opportunists HERE. Closes 12/11/2022 6pm EST
Oct 2022 The Humble Pot Project Workshop & RAFFLE. I've teamed up with Melissa Joy Manning to raise money for Planned Parenthood. Sign up for the workshop here. Spaces are limited to 12. Enter the Raffle here to win a PLT7L Shell wall hanging and a $900 MJM gift certificate. 100% of the proceeds benefit Planned Parenthood. Women’s health is tantamount to our well being and we are both passionate about the equality of access to everywoman, wherever she is in her journey. Closed.
March 2022 RAFFLE NO WAR. Bid on a PLT10 Disc FB White. 100% OF THE RAFFLE PRICE WILL BE DONATED TO CARE.ORG IN AID TO THE PEOPLE OF UKRAINE. Raffle ticket cost: $25 (Please do not use any discount codes). Cost of wall hanging & mounts: $2240. Raffle ends Midnight EST March 31, 2022. Includes domestic ground shipping only. Closed.
Dec 2021 Bid on this 4 disc wall hanging of constellations- Orion, The Big Dipper, Aquila & Cassiopeia. Dec 6th at noon EST. All funds will benefit Public Ceramics- 'dedicated to creating a thriving arts community in New York that includes adults and children from all socioeconomic backgrounds. We believe that creative growth requires inclusive, welcoming spaces, and by providing need-based fellowships and free public programs, we hope to make ceramics education more accessible'. Closed.
Dec 2021 WIN a 3.5' wide x 4.5' long white stoneware disc curtain. Bevelled white oak bar & hemp rope. Value $5040, starting bid $1000. All proceeds benefit Every Mother Counts. Closed.
Nov 2021 Bid on this Full Moon Marigold Dreamweaver in support of via @joynothate_ Funds benefit Advancing Justice/AAJC who work to advance the human and civil rights of Asian Americans and a build an equitable society for all. My last name is QUAN. I am Asian. Closed.
Nov 2021 Every mother counts. Mama Love. It's all mama love. 40% of the purchase price for this Sunrise PLT1 will be donated to Every Mother Counts. 303,000 women die around the world as a result of complications of pregnancy and childbirth, every year THAT’S 1 WOMAN EVERY 2 MINUTES. Closed.
Nov 2021 Buddhist thought, teachings & visual symbolism have been a constant friend and inspiration to my self and my work. Bid on a custom astrological disc wall hanging HERE. Thank you Lion' Roar. Closes Nov. 28th, 2021. Closed.
May 2021 For Mothers Day this 2021. Enter a raffle to win this Sun Moon Stars Shrine, with a beeswax votive and Marigold Sun catch dish. Tickets are $25 and 100% of the raffle ticket will be donated to Every Mother Counts. Raffle closes midnight ETS May 21, 2021. Domestic shipping only. Enter HERE.In honor of mothers everywhere, of all genders, of people plants animals, mountains and seas. Let that Love Supreme reign over the universe. (Alice Coltrane) Take no shit, do no harm (@cosmicpeacestudio) Read about Christy Turlington's birth story HERE of her own daughter and her inspiration to birth her organization Every Mother Counts. (CLOSED. Together we raised a total of $8425!)
Dec 2020 'It's the most wonderful time of the year RAFFLE'. IS IT? Food insecurity and scarcity is a crime in this country of so much wealth. It's easy to feel helpless or that anything that I can contribute will not make a dent. Click HERE to enter the raffle for a small layered wall hanging on driftwood. 100% of the $10 raffle fee will be donated to The Food Bank for NYC Five WINNERS TO DRAW 12/24/20 5pm (EST) CLOSED and we raised $3580! Thank you!!
Dec 2020 Lions Roar Buddhism (CLICK HERE) Bid on a Custom Astrological Wall Hanging! The teachings, art & symbolism of Buddhism have long been a huge inspiration in both my life and work 🙏🏽❤️🌸 @lionsroarbuddhism provides Buddhist teachings, news, and perspectives supporting the understanding and practice in today’s world, and that its timeless wisdom is accessible to all. CLOSED
June 2020. I am back in my studio after 3 months of Covid shut down. My heart is heavy for the universal suffering caused by Covid and for the pain, injustice, and loss of life in the face of racism. From 6/15-7/15 15% of all online sales will be donated to Black Women's Blueprint. I am committed to learning, understanding and changing the ways that the system and Have committed injustice and cruelty to my fellow black and brown human family. As of Dec 24th we have donated over $5500, thank you!
May 2020. The Creative Feed. A group of 45 makers, designers, and small businesses in a collective effort to support and give back to the communities who continue to support us. Bidding begins Wed May 20th and ends June 3rdat @MelissaJoyManning. Highest bid for a custom astrological constellation wall hanging at close of auction wins. In order to save on expensive processing fees, and so that the winner receives the tax benefit of their donation, winning bidders will donate directly to their choice of either No Kid Hungry and their Local Food Bank. (You can choose from 2-4 constellation discs with either a marigold sun or crescent moon at the bottom. Lead time for this piece is 8-12 weeks. Included shipping is for domestic ground shipping only, international bidders are responsible for all shipping, customs and duties incurred.)
Apr 2020. Together We Raise. An online auction providing COVID-19 relief & mental health to thousands of California families. Benefitting Seneca, who provide services for children and families experiencing high levels of trauma who are at risk for family disruption or institutional care for the children. CLOSED
Apr 2020. In collaboration with Seeding Sovereignty in their efforts to support Indigenous communities during this global pandemic I am offering, for pre-order, a numbered, limited edition of 100 strands of 4 Rainbow Shells & a RAFFLE (ends May 1) for a grey & white layered shell wall hanging. 100% of the proceeds from the rainbow shells and 100% of the raffle ticket price will provide water, food & PPE specifically for the Elders of the Navajo, Apache, and Pueblo communities in New Mexico. The Elders sustain the communities, ways of knowing and provide grandparent medicine. ONGOING.
Mar 2020. Studio closure due to COVID-19. 5% of of all online orders will be donated to one of Citymeals-on-Wheels. Ends when non-essential state mandate life and studio reopens. CLOSED and together we raised over $6500! Thank you!
Dec 2019. I've been involved with a new non-profit, Public Ceramics, which is headed up by Gasworks in Brooklyn. Public Ceramics is dedicated to bringing ceramics education to under-served communities through free public programs, scholarships, & school outreach. There will be a silent auction on their instagram starting at 10am on Thursday Dec 12th, and a raffle during Gasworks annual holiday party on Dec 14th. You can bid HERE on a Large Round Constellation Bell on Twisted Rope or win a Constellation Dish in the raffle at the party on Dec 14th, info HERE- CLOSED
Nov 2019. Polly Wales (jeweler extraordinaire!!!) Friday Nov 29th, and ends Tuesday Dec 3rd.annual holiday auction (CLICK HERE) If you've wanted a macrame wall hanging, here is the perfect place to get it! The Auction is raising money for Skid Row Housing Trust, a non-profit that works to end homelessness in Los Angeles. Money raised will be specifically for the Peer Advocate Program. CLOSED
Dec 2019. The Tibet House annual online auction (CLICK HERE)- Closes Dec. 4, 2019. Bid on the Tara Bead Garland! The Bodhisattva Tārā was born from the tears of Avalokiteśvara as he looked down on the sorrows of the world. Her name comes from the Sanskrit word Tāra and means literally: carrying across, a saviour, protector; a star, shining. CLOSED
Dec 2019. Lions Roar Buddhism (CLICK HERE) Closes Dec. 2, 2019. Bid on a Constellation Dreamweaver! The teachings, art & symbolism of Buddhism have long been a huge inspiration in both my life and work 🙏🏽❤️🌸 @lionsroarbuddhism provides Buddhist teachings, news, and perspectives supporting the understanding and practice in today’s world, and that its timeless wisdom is accessible to all. CLOSED
June 2019. Ninth Wave Studio is hosting a Still Not Asking For It event on June 9, 2019 at their tattoo shop in Asbury Park NJ. Raffle begins Memorial day weekend online & in store. MQuan Studio has donated a large constellation bell and all proceeds will benefit The Joyful Heart Foundation a leading national organization with a mission to transform society’s response to sexual assault, domestic violence, and child abuse, support survivors’ healing, and end this violence forever.- CLOSED
April 2019. Design on a Dime April 25-26, 2019. Design on a Dime was founded in 2004 by Designer James Huniford, challenges interior designers to create unique room vignettes curated with donated merchandise from well-known home decor brands and artists. 2018 marked its most successful year: Raising a combined $1.6 million in support of the Housing Works’ mission to end the dual crises of homelessness and AIDS. Garlands will be auctioned in the room vignette of Carl Barnett.- CLOSED
April 2019. Earth Day Sweepstakes! Ends April 30th, 2019. In honor of Earth Day- April 22nd, I have joined forces with an great group of women to give back to our planet. For every person who enters for a chance to win an AMAZING collection of prizes (Check it out!) we as a group will contribute $1 per sweepstakes entry towards the Surfrider Foundation! LOVE YOUR MOTHER EARTH.- CLOSED
April 2019. Trunks Up LA April 10, 2019 (Ends 4/17) Silent Auction & online to benefit the Save Elephant Foundation a Thai non–profit organization dedicated to providing care and assistance to Thailand’s captive elephant population through a multifaceted approach involving local community outreach, rescue and rehabilitation programs, and educational ecotourism operations founded by Sangduen “Lek” Chailert BID HERE- CLOSED
Dec 2018. Gasworks NYC Ends Desc 15, 2018. Not F*cking Silent Auction to benefit NYC Alliance Against Sexual Assault, Eye Object- CLOSED
Dec 2018. Tibet House ending Dec 11, 2018- Set of 3 Manjushri Daggers- CLOSED
Nov 2018. Melissa Joy Manning Instagram @norcalunited way ending Nov 27, 2018- Rainbow Constellation Hanging Planter- CLOSED
Nov 2018. MQuan Studio Instagram @norcalunitedway ending Nov 27, 2018- Macrame Disc Wall Hanging- CLOSED
Nov 2018. Polly Wales Annual Charity Auction ending Nov. 27, 2018- Tantra Indigo Dreamweaver- CLOSED
Nov 2018. Lion's Roar Online Auction ending Nov. 26, 2018- Constellation Eclipse Thrown Bell- CLOSED