Donate Art

CAPO has been richly supported by the Canberra region’s arts community over the last thirty years. In 2018 over 110 artists contributed works to the auction. This annual auction is in many ways a survey show of the range and skills of professional artists practising in the area. The works span a range of mediums and celebrate the diverse and vibrant cultural heart of the capital.

CAPO uses a set of guidelines to canvass and then accept donations for the auction.

Donate Art

Nicci Haynes, Falling 2012, etching and chine collé, 25 x 35 cm

We seek work:

  • from professional, working arts practitioners who are Canberra-based or affiliated;
  • spanning a range of art mediums;
  • that meets museum/exhibition quality standards; and
  • that is of interest to our CAPO patrons and auction audience.

The timeline concerning art donations, leading into the 2019 CAPO Auction Gala is as follows (some dates still to be finalised):

All Artworks to be received by CAPO
2nd August2019 CAPO Auction Launch at ANU School of Art & Design
Photoshoot as required
Catalogue returned from printers
15th-18th OctoberExhibition hang
 19th October2019 CAPO Exhibition opens for Auction works
26th OctoberCAPO Auction

If you require any further information please email us.

Artist Contact Details

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Artwork Details

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Other Important Decisions

Only added after CAPO event concluded