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Idaho State University Department of Art to Host Annual Art a la Carte Silent Auction

January 26, 2023

The Idaho State University Department of Art will host its annual Art a la Carte Silent Auction online offering artwork donated by faculty, students, and alumni to raise funds for art student scholarships.

Primetime Auctions will host the auction on their website. It will run from February 7-24.

“There is something for everyone in our Art a la Carte auction this year,” Naomi Velasquez, chair of the Department of Art, said. “Faculty, students, alumni and community members have donated more than artwork ranging from paintings and prints to jewelry and wearables.”

 In addition to being a great opportunity for the community to see and procure some of the art from the department, the auction will provide funds to help student artists break down some of the cost barriers associated with pursuing an art education.

“In addition to books and tuition, art students also need materials and tools to create artwork, so this helps our students learn and create,” Velasquez said.

Auction artwork may be previewed in person in the John B. Davis Gallery on the 1st floor of the ISU Fine Arts Building. Gallery hours are Monday-Friday noon to 6 p.m. The opening art exhibition reception for the auction will be held on February 73 from 6-7 p.m.

Winning bidders must complete payment with Primetime Auctions before picking up purchased art.

To bid on auction items visit the Prime Time Auctions website.


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