AMoA's 12 x 12 to offer a square deal for art lovers

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By Chip Chandler — Digital Content Producer

About 100 works by nearly 100 artists will be on view and on sale at Amarillo Museum of Art's annual 12 x 12 Art Exhibition and Silent Auction on Thursday.

Elaine Carter's "Texas Sunset" is among the works on sale at Amarillo Museum of Art's 12 x 12.Elaine Carter's "Texas Sunset" is among the works on sale at Amarillo Museum of Art's 12 x 12.

The event begins with a 6 p.m. Thursday preview party in the museum, 2200 S. Van Buren St. The full party runs from 7 to 8:30 p.m., when the silent auction closes.

"We'll have a variety of media," said Alex Gregory, curator of art. "There's paintings, printmaking, sculpture, photography. There should be something for everyone."

Kenneth Pirtle's "Liz's Lips" and other small works will be on sale at Amarillo Museum of Art's 12 x 12 Art Exhibition and Silent Auction on Thursday.Kenneth Pirtle's "Liz's Lips" and other small works will be on sale at Amarillo Museum of Art's 12 x 12 Art Exhibition and Silent Auction on

All works will be for sale, and bidding starts at $120 per item.

"It's an opportunity for people to get their collections started or to add to their collection with unique and interesting artwork at a reasonable starting bid," Gregory said. 

Proceeds are divided between the artists and AMoA's youth education program.

Tickets are $12 for the exhibition and silent auction or $24 including the preview party.

Call 806-371-5050.

Julie Talley's "Still Life" and other works will be on view and sale at Amarillo Museum of Art's 12 x 12 Art Exhibition and Silent Auction on Thursday.Julie Talley's "Still Life" and other works will be on view and sale at Amarillo Museum of Art's 12 x 12 Art Exhibition and Silent Auction o

 

 

Chip Chandler is a digital content producer for Panhandle PBS. He can be contacted at Chip.Chandler@actx.edu, at @chipchandler1 on Twitter and at www.facebook.com/chipchandlerwriter on Facebook.

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