CALL FOR ART DONATIONS – Swing into Spring Online Auction and Virtual Fundraiser

  • Posted on March 2, 2021

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The Durham Art Guild seeks artwork donations from our valued network of talented members and other community artists for our upcoming annual fundraising event. This year’s Swing into Spring artwork will be on view in DAG’s SunTrust Gallery March 22 – April 6 leading up to and during the online auction. The art will be viewable in-person for limited appointments while following safety protocols if someone wants to see the items in person before bidding online. Video will also be captured of the exhibition to help auction participants get a better sense of detail and scale.

Artwork donations and other unique packages/experiences will be featured in the online auction platform from March 26 – April 6 and will be seen by and bid on by over 200 participants.

-4 donating artists will be selected as featured artists by this year’s guest judge, Dara Baldwin, Gallery Assistant at Durham Art Guild.

-Our 4 featured artists will each receive a special prize including $100, other artist-centric goodies, DAG perks and additional promo.

-All donating artists receive a thank-you goodie bag upon delivery of the donation compliments of ArtPost Supplies + Studios. All donating artists will also be automatically entered in a drawing to win other artist-centric goodies and DAG perks.


  • Submit all donation info online: March 8 at 11:59pm
  • March 10, 11 and 12: Donation Drop-off windows 9:30am-1:00pm via no contact curbside delivery
  • March 22 – April 6: Preview exhibition window via limited appointments at SunTrust Gallery
  • March 26 – April 6: Swing into Spring Online Auction and Virtual Fundraiser

Please consider donating one original work of art or handmade item valued up to $750 (preferably) to this very important DAG event if you have the capacity. Diptychs and sets will be accepted if they are clearly cohesive and collectively valued up to $750 (preferably). Read on for submission details and additional incentives to donate. Contact us at with questions. THANK YOU!

To read the full newsletter including additional incentives to donate and how to submit the online form: LINK HERE

You can also visit the Swing into Spring event tab on our website for the full call for art and additional event details: LINK HERE