Thursday, September 1, 2011

SAQA’s 2011 Benefit Auction Begins Monday!


Gilbert-OversteynsThe SAQA 2011 Benefit Auction will begin on Monday, September 12th at 2:00 PM (Eastern Time) and conclude on Sunday, October 2 at 2:00 PM Eastern.  Last year's Benefit Auction raised $52,450. The funds raised through the Auction are critical to supporting SAQA's exhibitions, catalogs and outreach programs.

How the Auction works: 
The Auction is run in three sections (Section 1 - Pages 1a and 1b; Section 2 - Pages 2a and 2b; Section 3 - Pages 3a and 3b).Ceesay
CaneillOn the first day of each section's auction, the price for all pieces in that section is $750. The next day (at 2:00 Eastern), the price drops to $550. The third day, it drops to $350, then $250, then $150, and finally $75.

Important Dates:  
The first section will begin September 12th at 2:00 PM Eastern.
The second section will begin September 19th at 2:00 PM Eastern.
The third section will begin September 26th at 2:00 PM Eastern.


MyersHow You Bid: You bid by filling out the online bid form (which will be "live" when the auction begins). You can bid on up to 7 pieces at a time. First bid on each piece wins. We will then ship the artwork to the winning bidder by insured USPS Priority Mail.



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