After months of preparation, the Friends of the Tatham Art Gallery’s (FOTAG) major fundraiser, the 2016 Fabulous Picture Show is about to open.
More than 236 art works have been donated by over 100 artists and they will all go under the auction hammer on Friday, November 25.All funds raised will be used by FOTAG to purchase new artworks for the Tatham Art Gallery’s permanent collection.
Images of the art works can now be viewed on www.fotag.co.za and interested art-lovers are invited to take advantage of the Pietermaritzburg art gallery’s extended opening hours on Thursday, November 24, when the exhibition will be on show until 7pm.
On Friday, November 25 the works will be on view from 10am until 4pm. Doors will reopen on Friday, November 25 at 6pm for the auction which will begin at 6.30pm.
All art works will be sold on the Friday night. There is a reserve price of R200 on every art work and the auction is silent up to R800, after which works are sold by live auction. Credit card facilities will be available.
Should you be unable to attend the auction, proxy bids can be arranged. Please email your proxy bid to firstname.lastname@example.org by no later than 4pm on Friday, November 25. Successful proxy bidders will be informed on Monday, November 28.