Virtual auction to benefit Vermont artists, art education fund

Are the walls around your home looking bare these days? You might be able to purchase an art piece to add some color.

Burlington City Arts (BCA) is collaborating with local artists to hold its first virtual art auction. The annual event was typically held within a private house, but art enthusiasts and amateur collectors will now have the opportunity to browse and bid on photographs, paintings, jewelry and ceramics from the comforts of their own home. 

Proceeds from the art sold will be split between exhibited artists and the BCA’s education and scholarship fund, which supports art classes and workshops for community members.

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Visitors enter the BCA Center on Church Street on March 14, 2020.

“Anyone in the country—or even the world—will be able to view and purchase the art,” said Doreen Kraft, executive director of Burlington City Arts, as reported by Vermont Business Magazine. “This auction is a chance to support the arts while bringing some new art into people’s lives.”

The virtual auction runs up until Sept. 29; for more information on how to register and bid, you can visit burlingtoncityarts.org

Contact Ethan Bakuli at (802) 556-1804 or ebakuli@freepressmedia.com. Follow him on Twitter @BakuliEthan.

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