SEK Art Fest - Live Art Auction!
September 1, 2013 at 5:30 p.m.
A beautiful temporary outdoor art display downtown, these art objects have entertained and amazed visitors to the downtown district and now you have a chance to OWN one! Bring your family and friends to the first annual SEK Art Fest art auction at Parrot Bey on September 1 at 5:30 p.m. and register to bid on these gorgeous works of art and other works by SEK Art Fest Artists.
Auction items to be sold:
Individual Artist Pieces
phone bidding (call 620-704-6495)
Forms of Payment (due at end of auction):
Winning bidders must remove items within 24 hours.
Recent News and Events
Artists Unveil Decorated Buckets!
June 14, 2013
SEK Art Fest organizers, underwriters and artists gathered for the Pre-Reveal Party in the Miller's Hanger on June 13 for the first look at the completed coal buckets to be displayed in downtown Pittsburg.
The 26 larger-than-life coal buckets, transformed into amazing works of art, wowed guests at this exclusive event. Each bucket as unique as the next, are all decorated in unique ways - mosaic, beads, photographs, paint, mixed media and even clay! These breathtaking statues are more beautiful than any camera could capture, and each artist's theme expresses "what makes southeast Kansas great!"
Buckets wow preview crowd
Morning Sun - June 14, 2013
SEK festival organizers unveil 26 unique works by Four State artists
Joplin Globe - June 13, 2013
Naked Buckets Arrive!
May 9, 2013
On May 9th, The SEK Art Fest steering committee was thrilled to receive the shipment of 26 giant fiberglass buckets! The arrival of these coal bucket statues is a historic moment for members of the committe who have been working hard for nearly two years to launch the art fest in Downtown, Pittsburg.
The naked buckets will now be delivered to 26 artists from across the 4-state region to be decorated and displayed on Pittsburg's downtown sidewalks this June.
Festival's coal buckets arrive
Morning Sun - May 10, 2013
Coal buckets arrive in Pittsburg; artists ready
Joplin Globe - May 9, 2013