Lobby Art Auction

Nine wonderful pieces of art will be sold through a sealed bid auction in the ArtSpring lobby, one piece at a time from September 2014 until June 2015. View all of the items in our online catalogue.

Currently Available (October 5 to 26):

  • European Robin and Hydrangeas – Limited Edition Print – by Robert Bateman (Value: $500)

This beautifully framed limited edition print (1986) is by renowned Salt Spring Island artist, Robert Bateman. World-travelled and well-versed, Bateman always tells a story about each of his creations. He says the following about this piece:

“The European robin is a diminutive bird with a build more like our chickadee. Since gardens are a favorite habitat, I decided to place this little fellow on a hydrangea blossom, giving him a sense of delicacy perched on the flowers.”

How the Lobby Art Auction works:

  • The art on display will be sold to the highest bidder.
  • Fill out the bid slip in the lobby near the Ticket Centre and place it in the secure box near the art.
  • Take note of the auction closing date on the sign attached to the display.
  • Your bid is an agreement to purchase the art at the amount of your bid (plus shipping, if applicable).
  • If you are the highest bidder, we will contact you to arrange payment.
  • Should ArtSpring be unable to reach the highest bidder after a week, we will accept the second highest bid.

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