Hickory – Full Circle Arts is preparing for their 8th annual silent auction.  The yearly fund-raiser will begin on the evening of September 15th with a reception to coincide with Downtown Hickory’s Fall Art Crawl.

The members and supporters of Full Circle Arts have collected an exciting array of art pieces in a variety of media and styles.  Well-known area artists whose work will be featured include Joe Lafone, Stephen Brooks, and Dan Smith.  An assortment of other quality items will be offered.  Also offered for bids is a selection of the copper work of former Hickory artist, Raymond Schwarz, who now resides and works in Santa Fe, New Mexico.    Bid tickets for the silent auction will be available beginning on September 15th and will be on sale until the evening of the gala finale reception on October 6th, when winning bidders will be announced.  Bid tickets will be available at Full Circle Arts during their hours of operation, Wednesday through Friday, 11:00- 5:00pm and Saturday, 10:00 until 2:00 pm.

The art and other items to be auctioned may be viewed and bid on at any time during open hours between the dates of September 15th and October 6th.

Again this year, a raffle will be held. The prize will be a lovely hand-crafted demi-lune table donated by the husband full-circle-arts-logoof one of our exhibiting members.

Visit Full Circle Arts soon and begin bidding early for art and other things to enhance your home or to give as cherished gifts.  Full Circle Arts’ silent auction is an excellent opportunity to do some fun shopping and support the arts in our community.

FCA is a non-profit artists’ cooperative located in downtown Hickory, 42-B Third Street NW.  More information about Full Circle Arts, classes, membership, or other upcoming events is available at 828-322-7545.  You may also write to Full Circle Arts, PO Box 3905, Hickory NC 28603, or email info@fullcirclearts.org.

Please visit our website at www.fullcirclearts.org.