Monday, August 19, 2013

SAQA Benefit Auction Begins Sept 9 at 2pm EST

It's that time of year again!

The Benefit Auction is SAQA's largest fundraiser and biggest income source after membership dues. For the 2013 auction, 421 artworks have been donated by generous SAQA artists.

Check out these beautiful pieces, donated by SAQA-CT members:

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For the first time, SAQA Benefit Auction quilts are on Pinterest.  The artist name and artwork title are incorporated into each image.  Please feel free to re-pin them to your own board!

How the Online 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).
On the first day of each section's auction, the price for each piece 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.
The first section will begin September 9th at 2:00 PM Eastern.
The second section will begin September 16th at 2:00 PM Eastern.
The third section will begin September 23rd at 2:00 PM Eastern.

Find out more about Studio Art Quilt Associates at http://www.saqa.com