Art Show Information


The Anthrocon 2014 Art Show is the best in furrydom, with more than 140 artists participating! As always, it features some of the finest anthropomorphic art from all corners of the globe. Original artwork is sold by written bid, with a voice auction taking place Sunday, July 6 for those pieces which receive enough written bids. Auctioneer Dr. Samuel Conway ("Uncle Kage") returns once again to provide an event that is as much entertainment as it is commerce. We will also have a separate gallery for mature artwork, inaccessible to minors, with a separate voice auction Saturday night.

Art Show Hours
Bidder Info
Reserving Display Space
Download Forms & Paperwork
Sales Payments Deadline
Artists Expected to Participate
Art Show FAQs
Files for Download


Art Show Hours

Please check for late changes at the con!

The Art Show will take place in the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Hall B/C (next to the Dealers Room and Artists' Alley).

Friday, July 4:
10am Artist check-in begins
2-6pm Art Show open to bidders
9-11pm Artists & Dealers Reception (by invitation only)

Saturday, July 5:
10am-6pm Art Show open to bidders
6pm Mature Gallery written bidding closes
11pm Mature Gallery voice auction begins (DLCC Room 407)

Sunday, July 6:
10am-Noon General Gallery open to bidders
Noon General Gallery written bidding closes
2pm General Gallery voice auction begins (DLCC Room 407)
2-5pm Sales, artist check-out

 
If you're interested in bidding on artwork:

  1. Sign up for a bidder number in the Art Show. (DLCC Hall C)
    • To save time at the con, the Bidder Rules and Info form is now available for downloading. Read over the rules, fill out and sign the form and bring it with you to the Art Show to get your bidder number.
    • Write your name, bidder number (not badge number) and amount of bid on the bid sheet.
      • Fill in the next open line from the top.
      • Bid only in whole dollar increments.
      • Keep in mind that 7% sales tax will be collected on all sales.
      • Be certain! A bid is a binding obligation to buy the item.
      • Do not cross out anything on the bid sheet.
    • Defend your bid - check on it several times before closing.
      • The Mature Gallery closes Saturday night at 6pm.
      • The General Gallery closes Sunday at noon.
    • Attend the closing of the Gallery.
      • The Art Show crew will begin clearing the room from the back.
      • Stay and defend your bids until the Art Show crew "wall" reaches your location.
      • You can go from piece to piece as needed ahead of the "wall."
      • This is the only way to find out if any of the pieces you're bidding on go to voice auction.
      • If any do, attend the voice auction, as someone can still outbid you there and win!
    • Pick up and pay for your art Sunday afternoon from 2-5pm.
      • If you don't, you will be charged for shipping in addition to the price of the piece (and sales tax).
      • If you will not be here Sunday, ask for a sales pickup authorization to allow someone else to pick up and pay.
      • A limited number of people with early departures may be allowed to pick up starting at 1 pm. Please inquire when signing up for your bidder number.


To reserve display space in the Art Show:

It's too late to send in an advance reservation, but there is usually some leftover space available as artists discover they are unable to fill all the space they reserved.

Artists without reservations may walk-in to claim leftover space at the con after noon on Friday, July 4. Download and read the rules, fill out the Space Reservation form included in the file and bring it with you -- don't mail it! You may also download the Paperwork file in the next section to familiarize yourself with the forms (or if you're really optimistic, to print and fill out your bid sheets -- but please understand there's no guarantee you'll be able to get any space, if enough others claim it all before you arrive).


If you've sent in a reservation for display space:

If you have not received any confirmation or paperwork, please contact the Art Show director immediately! by e-mail at artshow AT anthrocon.org or by phone at 307-ARTYFUR (+1 307 278 9387).

If your reservation has been confirmed, you should have already received paperwork and instructions in the mail. You can also download the paperwork below, in Adobe Reader (PDF) format. Important Note: The Control Form is a 3-part, no-carbon-required form, which provides copies for you when you check-in and check-out. If you don't need copies for your records, you may print 1 copy from the PDF to give to us. If you do want copies for your records, print 3 copies, or obtain the 3-part form at the con.

Bid Sheets are included in the big Paperwork file, but also available separately. In both files, the Bid Sheets are PDF forms -- you can type in the info about your pieces, and print! (Mac users: Sorry, some versions of Preview don't handle the form correctly. Please use Adobe Reader if you experience difficulty.)


Sales Payments

Payments for sales are issued within 45 days of the end of the convention. For 2014, that is August 18. That represents a worst-case situation -- in many cases checks are sent much sooner. Of course, allow a few days' delivery time for the check actually to arrive. Payments outside the USA are sent by air mail. International Postal Money Orders can take as much as an extra week to obtain before mailing.


Artists Expected to Participate
as of June 27, 2014
If your favorite artist isn't listed, complain to him or her, because we didn't receive a reservation!

Ace Courtney Gerteisen Poruko (via agent)
Aelius Christy Grandjean ("Goldenwolf") (via agent) Raven Timberwolf (via agent)
Agent Elrond Hibbary RedCoatCat
AlectorFencer Hizzie and MonsterRoo www.furaffinity.net/user/Renix/">Renix
Alice Alexia Bill Holbrook Rome
Amy Allred ("Curona Crescent") Hopeful Monster Studios Sara Rubenstein ("TimeChaser")
AmpDragoness ian murphy ("lemures") Ruby Coyote
Anime Amy Imuhata Rukis
Anyare Ingi (via agent) John Rust (via agent)
Sarah Arce Ishaway SalonKitty
Aster Jenner Samoht Lion
Ruben Avila Jess Hillard Sandy Schreiber
Azuma (via agent) Kacey Miyagami Sandra SanTara (via agent)
Baloo Bear Amanda Kadatz ("Weremagnus") Scriber
Dawn Bellinger ("Pixie Pottery") (via agent) Keedot Scurrow
Big Bad Bear Daniel Keller ("Hoagiebot") (via agent) Theadeaus Shaffer ("Akira Shima")
Blitz Kangaroo Kijani ShinigamiGirl
Blitzava Kitt Mouri ShiroTora
Bloodhound (via agent) Tina Klein-Lebbink Ellen Siergiej ("Kyote")
Lis Boriss ("Lizardbeth") Kari L. Korthals (via agent) Silent Ravyn
Heather Bruton Kuro. (via agent) SirFox
Kelsey Ree Bunn ("Rea Kathryn") Kurra Dragon Skulldog
BushyCat Kyma Sparrow Rauda (via agent)
Captain Furry Lassie (via agent) Diana X. Sprinkle
Chance Parker Art Michele Light Sssage
Chibbums LOBA Diana Harlan Stein
Chromey Louve Sabrina Stein
Clawed (via agent) Lovewin / Divi Stucat
Sarah Clemens (via agent) Brenda Lyons ("Windfalcon") Sumatra
Crashheart M.C.A. Hogarth Tail Kiss Studio
Crux Lo Magical_HATz TaniDaReal
Crystal Keller Mantis Teiirka
CZGoldEdition & Feather Critter Marie the Foxy Tex Tubs
Danji Isthmus Kathryn M. Marino ("Xyloart") Tigg
Dark Natasha Mehndi Tygurstar
Derrick Dasenbrock Merimask (via agent) Tyrrlin
Dinobutt Micheil T. Murray (aka Makoto) Urban Coyote (via agent)
Holly Dowidat ("Claypaws") Michi Ursula Vernon
E C Major Mike-son Virtyal Fobo (via agent)
Elk Bones (via agent) Jennifer Miller ("Nambroth") WildOak (via agent)
EosFoxx (via agent) Miss Oro Wyla
Anya R Ewing ("CZGoldEdition") Mothball Wombat Christina Yen ("SixthLeafClover")
Timothy Fay ("Tim_Kangaroo") Myenia (via agent) Yiffmasters
Feather Critter (via agent) Neon Heart Yuki Akatsuki (via agent)
Fol-ko (via agent) Nicolas0113 Foxfeather R. Zenkova (via agent)
Foxboy83 NightlineZ Zerohenry
Foxy Nyomi Naomh Zhivago (via agent)
Steve A. Gallacci (via agent) Oblivious Ally Zinfandel Van der Haar Stone
Gel painteddog

Any questions? Check the Art Show FAQs or e-mail the Art Show Director at artshow AT anthrocon.org!



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