Charity Art Auction

Our annual Charity Art Auction is back, showcasing over 70 artworks by talented local and national artists. Join us in a celebration of the riches of our local artistic community.

Event details

Come along for an evening of fun! Meet the artists, have some nibbles and drinks and bid for a good cause.

When: Friday 29 September 2017, from 6.00pm. The auction starts at 6.30pm.

Where: Community Gallery, 20 Princes St, Dunedin

Proceeds will go to support the work of New Zealand Red Cross in communities across Aotearoa and around the world.

Join our Facebook event to receive a reminder and have a sneak peek at the artworks.

Charity Art Auction Poster (PDF)

The artworks

The auction will feature over 70 works of art by artists who are either from Otago, or who trained in Otago. Many of them are recognised nationally, and some are also enjoying international success.

Artists include Dick Frizzell, Ewan McDougal, Sue Syme, Gillian Pope, Olav Neilson, John Z Robinson, Claire Beynon, Anita De Soto, Kathryn Madill, Geoff Williams, Rob Piggott, Pia Davie and many more.

The gallery will be open daily from 9.30am to 5pm, from Tuesday 26 to Friday 29 September, for viewing prior to auction.

Information for interested bidders

The auctioneer for the night will be Kevin Hayward.

Intending bidders must register prior the auction. Registration can be done at the gallery during viewing hours, by contacting the New Zealand Red Cross Dunedin Service Centre on 03 477 1527 or popping into our office at 31 York Place, Dunedin, during normal office hours.

Absentee bids will be accepted, but please indicate that you will be an absentee bidder when registering.

Get in touch!

If you have any questions, are happy to give us a hand on the night or wish to auction your art, get in touch with Steve King, Humanitarian Services Co-ordinator Otago, on 03 477 1527 or