Reminder: silent bids close TONIGHT! Just 4 hours left for write in and absentee bids!
And donors are generous, too. Don’t worry. There are two full days left to visit the exhibit. Come to the preview party Wednesday night at 6PM and get ready to bid in person!
Thanks to Sawyer Free for sharing the checklist featuring 70 local artists participating in the 2016 annual Sawyer Free auction.
Lisa Smith sent us this nice video by Cape Ann TV’s Becky Tober featuring Carol Gray with a preview of the art in this year’s Sawyer Free Library Art Auction on Wednesday, October 2 beginning at at 6pm with a preview party, entertainment and refreshments.
The 2013 Annual Art Auction will take place on Wednesday, October 2, 2013. The Silent Auction will take place in the Matz Gallery from August 30, to give visitors an opportunity to see the exhibit of paintings and bid early. Great interest is generated throughout the month as the bid book fills up. The Vocal Auction will be held on October 2, at 7:00 PM. A preview party will precede the auction. Light refreshments are available and a performance of live music is presented. The final vocal auction is always an exciting event. This is an important fundraiser for the library, so please come for an entertaining evening and take home a piece of Cape Ann art.
Sawyer Free Library Annual Art Auction 2013
The Bidding Has Started!
The 2013 Annual Art Auction will take place on Wednesday, October 2, 2013. the silent auction will take place in the Adolph Matz Gallery from August 26, to give visitors and opportunity to see the paintings and bid early. The vocal auction will be held October 2 at 7:00 p.m. A preview party will precede the auction.
Works of art will be displayed in the Adolph Matz Gallery, located in the main lobby of the library, and can be viewed by all that enter the library each day. Great interest in generated through the month as the bid book fills up. The final vocal auction is always an exciting event. In addition to funding art books, art DVDs, and a select number of museum passes, this year’s proceeds will support free art workshops for adults and children as well as an art movie series in the Fall and Winter.
GMG’s own EJ has donated a beautiful painting to this years Sawyer Free Library’s Art Auction. I checked the Silent Auction book and it already had a few bids (more bids than mine had). But it’s still a great deal. check it out. This is the only time of year you can get a chance to get an Awesome work of Art by a Famous Cape Ann Artist at an unbelieveable price!!!
EJ’S Contribution: “Misty Morning Queen Anne’s Lace” wish I could’ve got a better picture, it’s a beautiful work of art!
HERE’S THE DETAILS;
The Silent Auction will take place throughout the month of September in the Matz Gallery. The Live Vocal Auction will be held on October 5, 2011 at 7 pm. A Preview Party at 6 pm(FREE FOOD AND DRINK!!) will precede the auction. Hope to see you there!
2011 Sawyer Free Library Art Auction
Director Carol Gray shows off a few Paintings in this years Auction
The Silent Auction will take place throughout the month of September in the Matz Gallery. The Live Vocal Auction will be held on October 5, 2011 at 7 pm. A Preview Party at 6 pm will precede the auction.
HOW IT WORKS
Joey C did a great video describing how you place a Silent Bid
This video is from the 2009 Art Auction.
It’s That Time of Year Again!
It’s Time for the Annual Art Auction at the Sawyer Free Library right here in Gloucester, Massachusetts.
This is your chance to win a beautiful piece of Artwork from Some Great Cape Ann Artists!
The Bidding Starts low and if your Lucky you’ll win your favorite Painting. There’s always great stuff to choose from.
From the Sawyer Free Library;
The Art Advisory Committee of the Sawyer Free Library is sponsoring the always popular “Annual Art Auction” in the Matz Gallery the entire month of November.
Patrons are invited to come in and view Original Paintings by Local Artists.
Silent bids will be accepted the entire month.
Great interest is generated throughout the month as the Bid Book fills up.
A Final Live Vocal Auction will take place on Dec. 1, 2010 at 7 p.m. A preview party will precede the auction.
The Final Vocal Auction is always an exciting event. There will be a lot of Beautiful Paintings on display.
Go Check it out! and Bid!
Below is my contribution to this years Auction.
“Glass Vase with Flowers” by Paul F. Frontiero Jr.