Tryon Arts and Crafts to hold Fall Online Auction

Published 9:23 pm Sunday, October 24, 2021

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Tryon Arts & Crafts School is holding its second Fall Online Auction, with lead sponsor New View Realty from November 1 to 13, featuring approximately 180 donated items. Auction items will be on display at TACS during the reception for the annual Handcrafted Holiday Showcase, November 12, 6:00 – 8:00 PM.


Collectors, shoppers, bargain hunters, and appreciators of uniquity may tune into TACS’ online auction for their chance to acquire artworks, antiques, merchandise, and gifts from local businesses.

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TACS will offer complimentary pdf or printed auction catalogues for those who want to familiarize themselves with the many listed items before using the computer or phone.


The auction will feature many noteworthy items, such as a 19th Century cypress duck decoy, vintage Tryon Depot plant stand, Lucien Piccard women’s designer watch, barrel back yellow pine and steel chest, walnut side table, Japanese Imari tea bowls, fused and stained glassware, pottery, handwoven scarves, wood-turned bowls, sculptures in various mediums, handcrafted knives, and much more.


The public may access the auction by computer, tablet, or smartphone. The auction web site address will be announced at 12:00 PM on Monday, November 1 by TACS’ email newsletter, social media, and TACS’ website, The auction site and catalogue will have instructions for using text messaging to place bids and receive live updates on items of interest. Bidding will be live until 1:00 PM on Saturday, November 13.


This online nonprofit benefit event is made possible through the donations and support of artists, authors, collectors, volunteers, and local businesses.


In addition to Lead Sponsor New View Realty, business sponsors include 4 Elizabeth LLC, Accentuated Glass LLC, Dacey Porcelains, Deb’s Glass Designs, GL Drew Knives, Landrum Artisan Market, Landrum Quilters, Links O’Tryon, Madison Woodworks, Mill Spring Farm Store, Quilts by Verlie, Raven’s Wing Studios, S. Oliver Pottery, Saluda Moon Glass Studio, A Taste of Olives and Grapes, Tryon Country Club, Twistedstars Textiles, upstairs [artspace], Village Greens Golf Club, Vines of Tryon, Yellow Rose Forge, and Younger Brother Woodworking.


Contributing individuals and artists featured in the auction include: Eric Araujo, Chris Baschon, Rick Berman, Don Blackwell, Bolestawcu pottery, Karl Boyer, Pamela Rattray Brown, Ray Buckmaster, Jimmi Buell, Don Clarke, Lili Corbus, Cathy Danziger, Milton Danziger, Ellen Davison, Wendy Deudne, Bev Doolittle, Robin Edgar, David Edgar, Bernard Edwards, Stuart Eichel, Barney Eiserloh, Anna Fariello, Meyer Garlen, Tari Gerst, Ann Gleason, Jessica Hall, Susie Hearn, Corney Heatherly, Fred Herres, Martine House, Diana Jackson, Will Kallberg, Jamie Kirkell, Dee Lassiter, Judy Lindsey, Susan McDade, Julia O. McIntyre, Jim Mellberg, Suzanne Monroe, Debbie Moyes, Mortellus, Walt Myers, Lee Ngo, Licha Ochoa Nicholson, Merry Beth Noble, Leigh Nodine, Brent Pafford, Jean Preston, Judith Royer, Karl Schwartz, Barbara Smith, Erin Tapley, Judith Webb, Michael Whelan, Priscilla Yeager, and David Zacharias.



Tryon Arts and Crafts School is a non-profit organization that exists to provide creative opportunities for everyone through education, instruction and expression of heritage and contemporary arts and crafts in a friendly, stimulating and enriching environment. For more information about the School, please contact the office at (828) 859.8323 or visit our website,


Submitted by Will Barclift