The Sheryl Denny Memorial Art Show 2021

AnimeIowa has renamed it’s art show and auction. We wish to honor the life, art, and friendship of Sheryl Denny a local artist and staff member here at AnimeIowa. Most of our attendees have met Sheryl. She was the ever present 2nd in command in our Registration department. Please stop by the art show on the second floor of the convention to see an exhibit of her works. And if you would like to make your own memorial to Sheryl, please donate to support Diabetes Research.

General information for everyone

The AnimeIowa Art Show and Auction is returning to AI 2021. And we can’t wait to see your art works on display
This year the Art show has a new home. The Art Show will be on the second floor in the Clark meeting room.

  • Hours open to Attendees
    • Friday 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Saturday 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
    • Sunday 10:00 AM to Noon
    • Purchased art works must be picked up by Noon.
  • Bidding on Art works
    • All art works entered into the silent auction will have a tag for bidding.
    • The tag will show three prices.
      • The starting price for bidding. – Listed as Min Bid. No bids below this price will be considered a valid bid.
      • The buy it now price – Listed as BIN only available if you are the first bidder on the piece.
        If someone else has a bid before you then the piece is no longer available to the buy it now option. The art work will stay on display in the Art show until Sunday noon.
      • And a buy it on Sunday only price. Price an artwork that has not previous been purchased via BIN or bidding can be sold on Sunday. Artworks will sell first come first serve on Sunday only. No bidding required. Bring the artwork up to the Art Show desk and purchase it.
    • There will be a section of the bidding tag to register your bid. – Enter your badge # and bid amount (or buy it now BIN)
    • Not all art works on display will be for silent auction. – If the tag is labeled NFS it is not for sale. No bids will be accepted.
    • Bidding is over at 8:00 PM on Saturday.
  • Payment of purchases
    • If an attendee uses the buy it now option to bid on and buy an art work.
      • The person should mark the bid tag with their badge # and BIN (buy it now) on the space for the bid.
      • Proceed to the Art Show desk and pay for your purchase by cash, check, or Card. – After payment the piece will be marked as sold.
    • Bidders will want to check on their bids to see if anyone has outbid them during the course of the convention. If you find a higher bid on the work you can:
      • 1 Enter a new higher bid of at least $1.00 or higher then the bid on it.
      • 2 Decide not to bid any higher on the art work.
    • The bidder with the highest bid on the art work at 8:00 PM on Saturday is the purchaser of the art work.
    • Pickup up is between 10:00 AM and Noon on Sunday.
    • Any art works that have a buy it on Sunday price listed on the tag that have not been sold Buy It Now or by highest bid can be purchased first come on Sunday of the convention.

Above all Please be respectful of the art works. Do not touch them. And please no messing around in the room.
If you break or damage an art work because of not acting appropriately in the room, you will be buying it.

Are you interested in Entering your art works into the Art Show?
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