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Online Local Art Auction

The Arts
Council in Buffalo & Erie County
 announces their new online auction, a unique tool for members and artist to sell their
artwork or other interesting original creations; for friends to
“recycle” works of art, or to donate new or used fun and fascinating work
to the auction. 

For one
month only, the first auction begins Nov. 12, 2009 and closes Dec. 12,
2009.  There will be a series of
auctions throughout the year.  The
items up for auction are scant at this point, but that should change by the
auction start date with some greater visibility concerning this new venture.

How it works: It’s free to
bid.  And it’s only $35.00 per year to donate as much art as artists and
members like. Auctions will run throughout the year, and the $35 submission
also gives you a year’s membership at the Arts Council.

Donated by Individual Artists
– Auctioned item will pay small fee to auction house then a
50/50 % split of the highest bid to artist donor and to the Arts Council.

by Local Artists Donated by Private Owners
– Auctioned item will pay small fee to auction house then
a 25% split of the highest bid to donor and remainder to the Arts Council.

Donated “Cool Stuff

  Will be auctioned at a 100% donation to the Arts Council from
the donor.

A shipping fee of $15.00 will be added to the final price for shipping out of town, and
all local bid winners can pick up items at the Arts Council, 700 Main Street,
Buffalo, New York 14202, 716.856.7520.

deliver the form and item(s) to: The Arts
Council of Buffalo & Erie County, 700 Main
Street, Buffalo, NY 14202.

Attach a
second form to donated item(s). Please bring your items and completed entry
forms by November 6, 2009 to the Arts Council of to take part in the first
auction set to begin on November 12, 2009.

Image: Mary Joy Buscemi, Petal Power Project #3, acrylic on canvas, 24 x 36 x 1 1/2.

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