Everyone at the Arts Council is busy with final preparations for the Viola Awards this weekend. Reservations are now closed and we are pleased to announce that this will be our largest attendance yet!

We have more than 70 items that will be up for bidding during the Silent Auction at the Viola Awards. The community has donated everything from photography, painting, sculpture, jewelry, gift certificates and so much more. To help entice you, here’s a sneak peek of a few auction items that we’re really excited about.

 

Amethyst Necklace by Cathy Jolma

Amethyst Necklace by Cathy Jolma. $200 value.$80 starting bid.

 

Photograph by John Running.

“The Gods of Light and Shadows Play on Canyon Walls” Photograph by John Running.

 

Four etched wine glasses by Christina Norlin.

Four etched wine glasses by Christina Norlin. $100 value. $40 starting bid.

 

Hagstrom Guitar and Amp, donated by Arizona Music Pro.

Hagstrom Guitar and Amp, donated by Arizona Music Pro. $400 value. $150 starting bid.

 

One Round of Golf for Four Players at Pine Canyon.

One Round of Golf for Four Players at Pine Canyon. $700 value. $260 starting bid.

 

Painting by Rebecca Slater.

Painting by Rebecca Slater. $500 value. $200 starting bid.

 

Chenile style rug, donated by R B Burnham Co Trading Post.

Chenile style rug, donated by R B Burnham Co Trading Post. $300 value. $120 starting bid.

 

"My Beautiful Friend", print by Sky Black.

“My Beautiful Friend”, print by Sky Black. $150 value. $50 starting bid.