Pick of the Season

# 1110381 Online Item

Priceless Retail Value
US $ 200.00 Opening Bid

Donated By:

Amelia Dobson


"Pick of the Season" is an original work of art by Amelia Dobson.

Acrylic on 48"x36" plywood canvas.

Purple girl with red strawberry, on teal background.

I have few but fond memories of going strawberry picking in the summer. We would go to a farm just down the road from our houseā€”it sells ice cream in June and pumpkins in October. I was very, very young when we would go picking, but I remember being dead set on finding the biggest strawberry in the field. I would take the already-picked ones out of our basket to compare sizes, just to be sure. I think the image of finding that one big special thing is something a lot of people can remember having as kids. Kids are entertained by such small and seemingly random things, and much of my art is inspired by finding beauty and meaning in small things like that. Its a trait I hope people nurture in themselves, no matter how old they become.

Additional Information

Preparing to Bid

Bidders are encouraged to view artwork they like in person while it is on exhibit, prior to bidding. Locations of the artwork is available on a walking tour map at downtowngarner.com/arts. All artwork has been on display outdoors from 3+ months and may have experienced minor wear and tear.

After Bidding Closes

Highest bid placed by 8pm on December 3rd wins. All bids are final at the close of auction and all payments must be made through the auction platform.

Winning bidders will be contacted by DGA representative to arrange local pick up of the canvases by December 8th. DGA cannot ship or deliver any canvases. If a bidder is not local, they must make their own arrangements to have their painting delivered. Bidders may directly contact the artist to see if the artist is willing to arrange delivery or shipment. Artists are not obligated to provide delivery or shipment, so bidders are STRONGLY encouraged to reach out before they place their bids. Any and all cost associated with shipment or delivery will be at the expense of the bidder, in addition to the cost of winning the painting.

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