We’re really excited to announce that we will be holding a 35 piece silent art auction during the weekend of our Holiday Open House. If you know anything about our art auctions, you know you won’t want to miss this one – we’re tailoring it especially for the holiday gift-giving season.
Early Access Registration: purchase a ticket here to preview the auction now and start bidding a day early!
Free Registration: bidding will start at 9am cdt on Saturday, November 21st and end at 8pm on Sunday the 22nd.
You’ll find more detailed information about our online auction at the bottom of this page.
Our indoor market will feature everything Studio By The Tracks! We’ll have gifts and artwork for everyone – all made right here.
Items for sale will include original artwork by our Studio By The Tracks artists (who receive 60% of their sales), one-of-a-kind ceramic items, SBTT themed apparel, holiday cards, coffee mugs, pillows, tote bags, and much much more. All proceeds from our indoor market go directly to our non-profit organization.
We will have about 15 vendors selling handmade and boutique items! All local, all special.
Here’s a list of our outdoor market vendors:
Woodlawn Jewelry Co is a Woodlawn based and woman-owned business that sells unique polymer clay earrings and jewelry. Handmade clay jewelry that is hypoallergenic & nickel-free.
Digs Design will be selling handmade humorous towels, cards and Pets Are People Too, mixed media animal art by Becky Denny.
“One of the things we really strive to do is as bendyknees is make art as inclusive as possible—we love doing public art-based pieces. We love making more meaningful artwork on a bigger scale.”
Playful and charming watercolor and acrylic paintings.
The Green Bottle Candle Company’s goal is to offer elegant, natural candles to lift your spirits, brighten your day, and warm your home, all the while minimizing the amount of wine bottles that end up in landfills.
Acrylic paintings on stretched canvas and homemade candles!
Darrell Ezekiel creates mixed media assemblages using found objects that he repurposes giving new life to cast-off pieces and overlooked treasures into something visually appealing. By incorporating these found objects with his quirky brightly colored characters a unique species of beings were created that Ezekiel affectionately calls his “Odd Fellows”.
“FreeCreation House is the project of two souls who came together to connect with the world and create a better tomorrow. Our roots are grounded in the slogan to Create, Sustain, and Motivate. Create the life you want to live. Sustain that life through natural living. Motivate others to do the same.
FreeCreation House creates and carries limited edition clothing and products aimed at calming the mind + body + and spirit. It is our hope that our products will inspire you to make a difference for yourself and the world around you.”
“I use several mediums such as: fabric, paper, watercolor, acrylic and consider myself informally trained. I’ve been making art for years, but I’m now giving it more time and experimenting with making tiny paintings, inchies, collages, paper cards, painting wood blocks and then some larger works in acrylic.”
Hampton is an architect and painter who studied studio art at Washington & Lee and architecture at Georgia Tech. She will be selling some recent abstract and figurative paintings.
Original silkscreen prints and cards. Kendra’s work reflects an inquisitive approach to the world through experiments in ink and paper. This year’s holiday sale features new prints in her Alabama-isms and Neopolitan Treats series.
Sweet and local baked temptations! Menu forthcoming.
Merrilee is a multi-media artist that works in acrylic paintings and small sculptures.
Described as a large scale abstract artist, Natalie Russo Zoghby is inspired by the beauty of the world around her. Water is the most important element in her paintings, which she uses to create the flowing colors embraced in her works.
“Proudly located just outside Birmingham in historic Irondale, Alabama where we pore over samples from around the world, selecting beans for their superior cup characteristics. We are also aware that roasting methods need to be dynamic, adjusting to differences in coffee growing regions and crops. The result is a bean roasted to its prime that will certainly stand above the rest. Aromatically soothing, and exceptionally flavorful.”
Fingerless gloves, knit scarves, plant dyed yarn, hand-stitched felt toys, ornaments, home goods (washcloths and pot holders), and stocking stuffers!
From Bangkok to Birmingham; Thai street food.
Pearl’s will be selling embroidery and baked goods!
EVERYTHING ELSE YOU NEED TO KNOW:
How much does it cost?
There is no cost for participating in our Holiday Open House Market or Holiday Silent Art Auction.
What happens if it rains?
We’ll be having our event rain or shine! Though some of our outdoor vendors may choose not to set up if the weather is bad.
How do I access the silent auction?
Everyone will be able to access the silent auction here . All bidding will take place online.
When does the silent auction bidding start and end?
Early Access bidding starts at 9am cst on Friday, 11/20. All other bidding will start at 9am on Saturday, 11/21. Bidding will end at 8pm cdt on Sunday, November 22nd.
If I win an item in the silent auction, how and when can I get it?
If you win an auction item, you will be able to choose among picking your items up at the Studio or coordinating local delivery or shipping once the auction has concluded. We will process all of the items from the auction and then send all of our winning bidders an email with a form to fill out – this form will allow you to select your Pick Up/Shipping preferences.
Pick Up Details for Silent Auction Items:
We will have designated pick-up times starting until December 15th. PICK UP TIMES AT THE STUDIO ARE: Mondays through Thursdays: 10-2pm. We are closed on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. You must contact us if you are unable to pick up your items by December 15th. Otherwise, we will have to assume you will not be picking up your item and we will contact the next highest bidders – your original payment will not be refunded. Our Studio is located at 301 20th Street N, Irondale, AL 35210. Please include the zip code in your gps app to insure you’re heading the right way.
Shipping Details for Silent Auction Items:
VERY IMPORTANT. Note that some pieces are marked as PICK UP ONLY and cannot be shipped. Please refer to each item’s description for these details. All items will be shipped USPS Priority or UPS (whichever is the cheaper option). We will coordinate this with you in the days after the auction concludes. You will be sent an invoice for the shipping costs once your item is packed and ready. We will be shipping items out as soon as possible, but expect that your item will take 2 weeks to ship. You will be notified as soon as your package has shipped. We won’t be able to assist in the delivery of items we deem unsuited for shipping circumstances.
We will be in contact with you on Monday, November 23rd to coordinate all shipping.
Who can I call if I have questions or issues with the auction website?
You can call our Holiday Open House phone line (205 538 3312) or email firstname.lastname@example.org