The Lone Star Art Auction is a Texas-sized auction event specializing in the best American, Western, wildlife, sporting, and Texas fine art of the 20th and 21st centuries. Presented by Great American West and Phil Berkebile, Jr., the Lone Star Art Auction brings buyers, collectors, and sellers of historic and contemporary fine art together in Dallas for an exciting, enjoyable, and highly entertaining event.
Art patrons and enthusiasts can socialize together while some of the most sought-after artwork available in the market will be auctioned and sold to the highest bidders. The inaugural Lone Star Art Auction is a continuation of the previously titled Great American West Art Auction and will be held in Dallas, Texas on Saturday, October 29, 2022, at the Renaissance Dallas Hotel. Auction activities will kick off with an auction preview to be held throughout the day on Friday, October 28 followed by a cocktail reception and dinner that evening. On Saturday, October 29, the day will begin with an auction preview and pre-auction breakfast followed by the main event at 12:00 noon. Nationally recognized auctioneer Jason Brooks and his team will conduct the auction ensuring a high-quality and enjoyable experience for all auction attendees.
About the Owner
Phil Berkebile, Jr. established Great American West, LLC in July 2009 to focus on servicing collectors and investors in American and Western fine art. His operating businesses include the Great American West Gallery, a fine art gallery, and the Lone Star Art Auction, a full-service fine art auction company. Phil also provides fine art investment advisory and estate planning and liquidation services. The Great American West Gallery and the Lone Star Art Auction are co-located in Dallas, Texas and both specialize in original fine art from the most recognized and most awarded living and deceased American, Western, wildlife, sporting, and Texas artists of the 20th – 21st centuries including the historic masters.
After graduating with a business degree from the University of Nebraska, Phil moved to Dallas to begin his professional career which culminated in the founding of the business information services and technology company Austin-Tetra, Inc. In October 2006, Phil sold Austin-Tetra to Atlanta-based Equifax, a FORTUNE 1000 company. Since the sale of his company, Phil focuses his time operating his fine art businesses and his private investments including commercial real estate.