Call for Art Submissions

Painted Furniture Auction

IAR 2012 Painted Chair and More Auction Saturday, July 28

Independent Animal Rescue (IAR), an all-volunteer, nonprofit animal rescue and rehabilitation program based in Durham, is currently organizing its 10th Annual Painted Chair and More Auction Saturday, July 28 at Eno River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Durham.  This major fundraiser benefits IAR’s mission to rescue and provide care for homeless, abandoned, and abused dogs and cats throughout the Triangle and features a live auction of fine art and a silent auction of art, prints and other items, food, music and fun.

Call for Art Submissions (Live Auction)

Accepted media are original oils, watercolors, acrylics, pastels, prints, mixed media and fine crafts. Also desirable is 3D art such as hand painted furniture (chair, dressers, chests, stools etc.) indoor and outdoor sculpture, fiber art and quilts and jewelry. Not accepted are copies or computer-generated prints. Art may reflect a theme of dogs or cats, but is not required. 2D entries must be framed and ready to hang or with hardware attached to a canvas frame to allow for suspension.

Deadline for Submission is Friday, June 22, 2012

Live Auction submission forms available on the IAR homepage:

Submissions must include a completed application, digital photo of the entry and a short artist bio.  Artists will be contacted to confirm their entry; accepted work will be displayed prior to the event on IAR’s website.

All sales proceeds from the auction will be 100% directed to support the programs and mission of IAR. All art donations are tax-deductible and greatly appreciated.

Also Seeking Silent Auction Items

IAR is also accepting donations of gift certificates, animal-related items, jewelry and the like for its accompanying silent auction. Contact to donate silent auction items.

For more artist-related questions and information: Allison Savicz, IAR Volunteer, PCA Committee (919) 923-2791 or


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