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Powder Hounds Art Auction
January 3 @ 12:00 am - February 3 @ 12:00 pm
Powder Hounds Art Auction is snowboard art created by local artists that are featured in a month long on-going silent auction at various exhibit locations around Durango, CO providing the community an opportunity to visit each location and then bid online. Not local? Not a problem! Visit www.powderhoundsarts.com to view all 16 boards up for auction and place your bids online before 12:00 p.m. (MT) Sunday, February 3, 2019.
The Powder Hounds Story: This past fall, Ray Phillips and his wife Wendy stopped by the Humane Society to drop off donations to our Thrift Store. Of course being animal lovers, they couldn’t leave without saying “hi” and playing with the dogs in our yard. Both were blown away by how much fun the dogs were having, and the dedication of the volunteers working with the dogs. They looked at each and asked, “what can we do to help?”. Driving back home, Ray and Wendy began to scheme ideas, Ray a prolific artist; represented in galleries across the US, Canada and Mexico, along with Wendy a freelance photographer and an avid skier with a resume of volunteer fundraising experiences knew there was something they could do. That’s when the idea for “Powder Hounds Art Auction” was born!
Goal: Enlist local artists to hand paint, screen print, carve or decorate used snowboards. Exhibit boards in and around the city of Durango, CO for a month long on-going silent auction, where the public can view and bid on boards. 100% proceeds from the Powder Hounds Art Auction will be donated to La Plata County Humane Society (LPCHS)
Auction: Powder Hounds Art Auction is a month long on-going silent auction of snowboard art by local artists. Art boards will be displayed at various locations in and around Durango, CO for the public to view and are available to bid on online at www.powderhoundsart.com. Boards begin at a minimum bid of $100 and 100% of the proceeds will benefit LPCHS. Winning bids will go to the highest bidder on each board and will be announced at the closing of the silent auction at 12:00 p.m. MT on Sunday, February 3rd, 2019.