Auction is live online from April 12th, 1 PM CDT to April 26th, 5 PM CDT

Enter your bid amount in round increments of $20. For each item that receives bid(s) online, the high bid from the website will become the opening bid at our Spring Gala on Saturday, April 27th, 2019. If you wish, a member of our staff can continue to counter the bids of other bidders at the Gala for you, up to a limit that you set. For more information about online and proxy bidding, click here.

If for some reason, you have problems placing an online bid, contact us at rootsandc@gmail.com

To bid in the online auction, enter your email address below. An email containing a confirmation link will be sent to the address you enter; once you have confirmed your email, you will be able to bid.

Online/Proxy Bidding Procedures:

Submit your email address on this page. An email containing a confirmation link will be sent to the address you enter; once you have confirmed your email, you will be able to bid. Enter your bid amount in round increments of $20.

Online bidding will end on April 26th at 5 PM CDT. For each item that receives bid(s) online, the high bid from the website will become the opening bid at our Spring Gala which occurs on Saturday, April 27th, 2019. Roots & Culture Contemporary Art Center (Roots & Culture) reserves the right to reject bids that are less than the stated opening bid.

If you wish, a member of our staff can continue to counter the bids of other bidders at the Gala for you (Proxy Bidding), up to a limit that you set. If you are interested in Proxy Bidding, please contact us at rootsandc@gmail.com before April 26th, 7 PM CDT. Please indicate in your email the maximum amount you are prepared to bid. Although we can’t guarantee that our Proxy Bidders will make the last bid when a section of the auction closes, we will make our best effort to do so. The last section of the auction at the Gala will close by approx. 10 PM CDT. You will be contacted on April 29th if you are the high bidder on any items.

Conditions of Sale: All items are sold as is; all sales are final and non-refundable. Roots & Culture makes no warranties and/or representations of any nature, expressed or implied. Ownership to the item will pass to the highest bidder upon full payment of their bid. Determination of the highest bidder is entirely at Roots & Culture’s discretion.

Payment and Collection of Items: Roots & Culture accepts checks, mailed to Roots & Culture 1034 N Milwaukee Ave. Chicago, IL 60642, or credit card payments via PayPal address rootsandc@gmail.com. If full payment has not been received within 60 days of April 29th, 2019, Roots & Culture may, at its discretion, regard the sale as void, and the disposition of the item will be at Roots & Culture’s sole discretion. After payment, purchasers must make arrangements with the gallery to pick up items at Roots & Culture, 1034 N Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL, or for shipping at the buyer’s expense. Please contact the gallery at rootsandc@gmail.com to make arrangements. Roots & Culture assumes no risk of loss of the item and/or damage to the item after the item is picked up by the purchaser or the purchaser’s shipper. Neither is Roots & Culture responsible for any purchases that have not been picked up by the purchaser or the purchaser’s shipper within 90 days of the auction and Roots & Culture may, at its discretion, charge the purchaser for storage after 90 days without accepting responsibility for the item.

Artists and donors will be notified of the name & address of the purchaser of works they donated. If you would like more information about an artist whose work is in the auction, please email Roots & Culture office at rootsandc@gmail.com.

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