Spring is here and it's STROLL Season!
The 12th Annual SONYA Studio Stroll is just around the corner on
Saturday, May 14 & Sunday, May 15th,
noon to 6pm both days.
Free and open to the public.
To get your strolling feet rev'd up, we're offering our FIRST Prelude Auction & Exhibition! The auction will run from April 26, 2011 to May 10, 2011, with the live event beginning at our Opening Reception on May 10th at SYNERGY, 1101-3 Fulton St, Brooklyn.
Proceeds go to support SONYA's search for a new home in order to extend our educational outreach and exhibition programs.
Auction items range from exotic vacation getaways to some really great deals on art donated by SONYArtists and Friends.
So, register, get your bids in and tell your friends, family, community. We offer some perks for telling ALL your friends--near and far!
The cool thing about this online auction is that you can bid from anywhere there's an internet connection! We'll even bid on your behalf at Prelude Exhibition at SYNERGY. Talk about extending our outreach! Hello, Abu Dhabi! Hello, New Orleans! Hello, Paris!
You could win if you place the winning bid for your item.
You could also win if you refer friends to the Prelude Auction and they register as bidders. You can qualify to get either one or four of our highly collectible 4" X 6" original works of art created by a SONYArtist.
- To get a coupon which entitles you to choose one 4" X 6" refer at least 25 registered bidders
- The person who refers the most registered bidders will get 4 coupons ($100 value) to choose four 4" X 6" panels!
So first, Register to bid! It's easy! (Note: to bid anonymously, don't use your real name as your user name!)
Then, click on the refer your friends link and forward this news on to your art loving friends--up to 20 friends at a time. Let them in on a great deal for a good cause-- a home for SONYA!
And sign up for email updates, so you can keep up with the action at www.biddingforgood.com/sonya
Excitement is growing!...
Sponsor this Auction!
SONYA community businesses and organizations! You can help us by being a sponsor. Your sponsorship will help us cover the cost of the online auction and exhibition at SYNERGY. And let everyone know how much you support the visual arts and artists of our community.
For details call Kathleen Hayek at: 718-705-4921.
AUCTION WATCH: Featured Items
Support the Visual Arts and Artists of Fort Greene, Clinton Hill, Wallabout and Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn... and beyond!
Now is your chance to not only get all the great items you want, but to do it knowing you are helping support our organization and mission.
SONYA has a vision for our community that extends far beyond our annual Studio Stroll. Having an office, meeting space and our own gallery will enable us to offer:
- exciting provocative exhibitions,
- educational programs,
- artist salons, and
for the people of our community year round. We're raising operating funds (rent!) to plan for our new home and added programs. Your donations and winning bids will help us establish that home easier and faster. Thank you!
Plan to Join Us!
Opening of Prelude Auction Exhibition, May 10th at SYNERGY
To launch the Stroll, South Of the Navy Yard Artists (SONYA) partners with SYNERGY: A Cultural Collective For Social Change, to host the Prelude Auction. Join us for the Opening Reception of the Prelude Auction & Exhibition on Tuesday, May 10th, 6:00-9:00 PM at SYNERGY, 1101-3 Fulton Street where the silent auction continues through SONYA Studio Stroll weekend! Bidding closes at 5pm on Sunday, May 15. Winners will be awarded their items at the Stroll Closing Party beginning at 6:30 pm at SYNERGY.
For more information about SONYA or SYNERGY call (718) 705-4921 or visit www.sonyaonline.org.