About Our Auction
UPDATE: THANK YOU FOR VISITING OUR AUCTION PAGE. THE AUCTION IS NOW OVER AND THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO BID ON THE AUCTION ITEMS. FOR THE "BUY IT NOW" ITEMS NOT MARKED SOLD, PLEASE CALL STUDIO 23 AT 989-894-2323 FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO INQUIRE ABOUT PURCHASING.
The 20th annual Black & White Affair benefiting Studio 23/The Arts Center is a fundraising tradition that is known for the high quality art auction and gallery showcase for regional artists. The virtual art auction launches at noon on Saturday, November 27, 2021 and bidding ends on Saturday, December 11, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. During this time art lovers can bid on auction items or buy certain items immediately from our "Buy It Now" selections. Bidding is easy to do online. Please register on this website. We are honored to have so many local artists donate select artworks for our auction and we are happy that in addition we can spotlight one of their gallery items for sell as well. We thank the artists for donating as it is the same as writing a check! Show your support for artists by bidding often and generously.
This year’s dinner fundraiser will be held on Friday, December 10th. Tickets are available for this intimate sit-down dinner. For more information please go to our website or call Studio 23 at 989-894-2323 to purchase dinner tickets.
The Black & White Affair is a great opportunity for us to showcase our gallery space, promote local artists and businesses, and, most importantly, raise funds to support our mission of making the arts available and accessible to all in our community. Thank you for your support and we look forward to following your auction bids!
About Studio 23/The Arts Center
Studio 23/The Arts Center originated in 1959 as a grassroots arts organization. For over 60 years, the Arts Center has been a treasure of the local community, located in the heart of Downtown Bay City's riverfront district. Studio 23 is a voice for the arts in the Great Lakes Bay Region (GLBR).
Our mission is to support the Great Lakes Bay Region by providing a vibrant arts center dedicated to making the visual arts relevant and accessible to all.
013 Arriving on the River Walda Juhl
031 by Green Bowl Jean Preston
037 Afternoon Margaritas/Yellow Table /Nancy Philo
039 Given by Lakyn Miller
049 This Is for You by Bonnie Lalley
050 Swunez by Andrea Ondish
053 Summer Landscape by Dick Van Nostrand