Art Papers Art Auction
Collector's Preview
Art Auction & Party
Artists
Auction Preview Gallery
Host Committee
Sponsors
Partners
Rules for Bidding
Absentee/Proxy Bids
FAQ
Map & Directions
Tickets
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The ART PAPERS 15th Annual Art Auction features an impressive showcase of work by 250+ famed and emerging artists from around the world, proceeds from the silent auction benefit the award-winning programs of ART PAPERS. This two-night event is the signature art party and kicks off Atlanta's art year.

Collector's Preview
Friday, January 31, 2014, 7 to 9 pm
$ 175 / person. Includes admission to Saturday's Auction

Silent Auction + Party
Saturday, February 1, 2014, 7 to 10 pm
$45 / person advance tickets
$55 / person at the door

Event Location
Mason Murer Fine Art
199 Armour Drive, Atlanta, GA 30324
google map + directions



Frequently Asked Questions

Parking + Shuttle:
There is plenty of free on street parking along Armour and Ottely Drives. The two streets connect to form a big loop. Please do not park in the lots of area businesses. Doing so is at your own risk. Shuttles will run continuously throughout the evening and will stop at designated points along the route. Please look for the signs.

Attire:
"Art Party Fun" means anything goes so put on whatever makes you feel sexy, handsome, or festive. We will have complimentary coat check inside.

What's at the Auction (besides great art)?
Complimentary small bites by: Fritti, Sotto Sotto, Escorpión, Campagnolo Restaurant & Bar, Henry's Midtown Tavern, Sundial Restaurant, Bar & View, Bad Dog Taqueria, and Tin Drum Asiacafé.

A well-stocked Cash Bar featuring libations from: Jack Daniel's Single Barrel Select Tennessee Whiskey, Finlandia Vodka, Southern Comfort, Herradura Blanco Tequila, Cupcake Vineyards, Red Bull, and SweetWater Brewing Company. ATM available on site.


Hotel + Travel
W Atlanta-Downtown, ART PAPERS preferred hotel partner, is offering a very special discount to our auction guests! Coming from out of town or just want to make a night of it? The W is a sexy and dramatic hideaway, with some of the best views of downtown Atlanta, and just 10 minutes away from the Auction. Click here to book your room with this special offer of $129 for Friday and Saturday nights.

Payment Options:
Accepted forms of payment for:
- ARTWORK: cash, check, Visa, MasterCard, and American Express. 8% sales tax will be added to all artwork sales.
- TICKETS: cash, check, Visa, MasterCard, and American Express
- BAR: cash only, an ATM is available on site.


Do I have to be Present to Win?
You do NOT have to be present to win. There are two ways to try to win when not present. 1) Write your name on a bid sheet and hope no one outbids you, or 2) Absentee Bidding.

Should you need to leave before the end of the Auction but still wish to participate, you can fill out an Absentee Bid Form at the Absentee/Proxy Bid Table near the front door. You will be asked to provide credit card information.

If you are the winner, your card will be charged automatically and you will be notified on Sunday, February 2. Please plan to pick up your artwork between noon and 5pm that day.

If you can't attend the event, but still wish to participate, visit our Auction Preview Gallery (coming soon online) and place an Absentee Bid. All bids must be placed by 11:59pm EST on Friday, January 31.


How Do I Get My Artwork Home?
Once paid for, you may hand-carry your artwork from the building. We can assist you with wrapping the work for carry out.

You may also return to Mason Murer on Sunday, February 2, between noon and 5pm to pay for and pick up your artwork.

All work must be paid for before leaving the event facility. You will be asked to produce a receipt before exiting the building.

Should you need assistance with delivery of your artwork, we will have a service on site to help you.


Is My Artwork Purchase Tax-Deductible?
Only the amount paid above the fair market value of the work noted on the bid sheet can be considered a charitable donation, so please bid up those artworks. It is for charity after all.



Contact for General Info:
For questions not answered here, please email:
or call 404 588 1837 x 18


To Sponsor the Auction:
Please contact Saskia Benjamin, Executive Director
or phone 404 588 1837 x 18


To Volunteer at the Auction:
Please email:


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