Spotlight Auction

Over $26,000 raised!

Thanks to everyone who participated in the Spotlight Auction! Over $26K was raised for SAQA programs.

The Spotlight Auction will be an online event taking place from April 12-20. You do NOT have to be a SAQA member to participate - bidding is open to anyone! All proceeds will help support SAQA programs.

This year, we have over 360 pieces of artwork available for bidding. Each piece is mounted on an 8" x 10" mat with a 4.5" x 6.5” opening and placed in a clear cellophane sleeve. Note that the digital image may vary slightly from the actual artwork you will receive.

All bidding is done on the Handbid platform (available now) and we highly encourage that you review the Spotlight Auction FAQs first.

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How the Auction Bidding Works

The auction will open for bidding for all pieces on Friday, April 12 at 3pm EDT (GMT/UTC -4). All bidding is done on the Handbid platform. The opening bid for each piece is $20 USD with $5 bidding increments. Pieces are divided up in 4 sections, each with a different ending time on Saturday, April 20 between 3:30 and 5:00pm (all times EDT GMT/UTC -4).

At the designed time, the section will close and bidding will end for those items. The HIGHEST bid will win the item. Note that bidders can place MAX BIDS on items which might result in being automatically outbid at the last minute.

A single shipping fee will be charged at the end of the auction for all your pieces: $15 US/Canada / $30 elsewhere. Please note that additional taxes and duties may apply to non-US addresses.

Please read our auction guidelines for more details.

If you have any questions about the auction or specific shipping requests, email us at If you are having technical issues or app-related issues, contact Handbid directly ( or through their chat function).



2024 Auction Preview

Note: The view below allows you to see the images larger (click through) but all bidding is done on the Handbid platform.

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