Marblehead Festival of Arts – Cods of a Different Color
Auction Ends: Jul 4, 2017 11:00 PM EDT

Auction Stats


Top Referrers

  1. Susan MacInnis7
  2. Tammy Nohelty3
  4. Bruce & Winnie Rogow2
  5. Stephanie Callahan1
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Top Bidders

  1. rl6af5fe7$775
  2. js4ce8907$700
  3. cm29a2661$610
  4. Roseke$590
  5. es4cac092$553
  6. 3000miles$500
  7. pc2e6f026$500
  8. PokerRick1972$451
  9. 16Paws$440
  10. hk2854fd7$440

2017 Festival Cod Auction – Now Closed

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Our Cods of a Different Color fundraising auction has ended. What a fabulous way to commemorate the 2017 Marblehead Festival of Arts!

A HUGE THANK YOU to all of the contributing artists, hosting businesses, and bidders for making this auction an enormous success and for supporting the Festival!!

With the help of your contributions, bids, and generosity in the Cods of a Different Color auction, we have raised much-needed funds to support future Marblehead Festival of Arts programs and scholarships.

CONGRATULATIONS to all artists and winning bidders!
THANK YOU to all participants!!

Pick-up of purchased cods will be on Wednesday evening, July 5. Winning bidders will be notified of pick-up time and location. For winners who are unable to arrange for pick-up, shipping will be available for most cods for an additional charge. See auction items for more information.

Click here to view all cods!


Thank you to the following generous artists and businesses for their support of our Cods of a Different Color auction!

Contributing Artists

The number in parentheses links to the individual cod page associated with that artist.

Elaine Abrams (25) Pamela McCabe Haley (39) Lauren Nohelty (46)
Ursina Amsler (21) Mary Herchenhahn (35) Tammy Picone Nohelty (45)
Kirsten Bassion (16) Amy Hourihan (06) Carol Nyffenegger (48)
Sheila Farren Billings (13) Deanna Jacome (12) Emma Oliver (07)
Rachel Branham (02) Holly Aloha Jaynes (09) Patricia S. Patrick (26)
Susan K. Burgess (03) Carolyn Jundzilo Comer (24) Barbara H. Rafferty (10)
Paula Cardarelli (27) Claudia Kaufman (17) Lisa Richardson-Bach (54)
Chris Clark (34) Norman LaLiberté (31) Ruth K. Rooks (19)
Joyce Mayer Clark (32) Stephen Lane (11) Elvira Schoenthal (49)
Elaine Caliri Daly (04) Karen Gourley Lehman (36) Susan J. Schrader (05)
Susan Dodge (52) Steven London (44) Marjorie E. Slattery (50)
Randa Dubnick (29) Linda Lyons (38) Kathy Stewart (28)
Peggy A. Farrell (33) Barbara MacIver (23) Mary Taddie (37)
Tracy Finn (22) Julie McCarthy (18) Ellie Tomlinson (15)
Matt Friedman (44) Phyllis Vardo McGinnis (53) Polly Maxon Tritschler (08)
April Frost (20) Cathy Marie Michael (42) Stephanie Verdun (30)
Debbie Frost (43) Tali Minelli (40) Christine Whalen-Waller (14)
Ellen Garvey (37) Carol J. Moore (01) Annabel Wildrick (51)
Jennifer Groeber (41) Kaitlyn Nohelty (47)  

Hosting Businesses

The number in parentheses links to the individual cod page associated with that business.

Abbot Public Library (50) National Grand Bank (09, 2841)
Arnould Gallery and Framery (24) Orange Leaf (07)
Atomic Café (46) Papermoon (25)
Bus Stop (23, 42) Pawsitively Marblehead (15)
Chet's Video & Candy Shoppe (38) Roses and Thistle – A New Leaf (36)
Comella's (17) Roses and Thistle – Floral Boutique (47)
Eat Well Kitchen (26) Seaside Aesthetics (29)
Eos Designs Studio (48) Seaside Allure (22, 39)
Haley's Wines & Market Café (31) She Marblehead (12)
Hestia Creations (37) Shipshape (01)
Hip Baby Gear (06) Shoe Galley (18)
HND Architects (11) Shubie's (27)
Irresistibles (13, 32) Spirit of '76 Bookstore (35)
Java Sun (51, 53) Surroundings (54)
LizzyLoo & Friends (20, 4344) Sweetwater Trading Co. (52)
Madam Had'em (10) Terry's Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Shop (33)
Marblehead Arts Association (05, 08) The Fish Market (19)
Marblehead Bank (02, 0340) Three Cod Tavern (16)
Marblehead Knits (49) Tory's Jewelry (14)
Marblehead Outfitters (34) Warwick Place, Dandee Donut Factory (45)
Marblehead Sports Shop (04) Yankee Doodler (30)
Mud Puddle Toys (21)  

Wooden Cod Supplier

Thank you to Carl McCoy of AmericanaSigns, who custom-cut the wooden cods for Cods of a Different Color.

About the Marblehead Festival of Arts

The Marblehead Festival of Arts (MFoA) was established to promote and foster artistic events and activities in the town of Marblehead, Massachusetts, by producing an annual Arts Festival over the July 4th holiday weekend. The MFoA has a rich history of producing a premier summer arts festival that has become a unique forum for artistic expression. In 2015 the MFoA celebrated its 50th year and was named the 2015 Best of North Shore Editors’ Choice for Best Arts Festival. Last year the MFoA was named both Editors’ Choice and Readers’ Choice for Best Arts Festival in the 2016 edition of Best of North Shore.

The MFoA is an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization comprising more than forty committees and involving several hundred volunteers. Today, the MFoA operates year-round to produce and collaborate on many programs in addition to the annual Festival, thereby contributing to the development of other community organizations and arts projects. All MFoA exhibits and activities are free and open to the public. The MFoA relies solely on donations and fundraising events to finance its operations.

To learn more about the MFoA, visit
To make a tax-deductible donation, visit