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Furniture As Art online auction for KDUR, May 14 - May 21, 2021

Furniture As Art

Online auction & annual fundraiser for KDUR

May 14 – May 21, 2021

This is your chance to acquire fabulous and funky art you can sit on, boost up your plants with, and otherwise merge function and form all while supporting your community radio station. You’ll have a chance to bid on art from more than 25 local artists boasting talent as fun, dynamic, and diverse as our Durango and Fort Lewis College communities.

All art has been graciously created and donated by artist who believe in the value of community radio. All of the proceeds go to KDUR keeping the community in community radio. Make your bid to support the station that gives everyone a voice.

Online auction through Handbid

We’re holding this year’s Furniture As Art auction online through an app called Handbid, which you can use from your phone or computer.

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A taste of the artwork

Silver necklace depicting Hogsback Mountain in Durango

Sterling silver mountain necklace

Hand crafted in sterling silver, this lightweight yet sturdy necklace features the beautiful Durango Hills including Perins Peak, Hogsback, Twin Buttes, and the La Platas. Positioned above the mountains is an oxidized night sky and a small aquamarine moon. Includes a 17" rolo chain.

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Stained glass lamp in the shape of an acoustic guitar

Stained glass guitar lamp

The body of a guitar and dimmable LED lights illuminate a reproduction of Derek and the Dominoes' iconic 1970 album cover Layla and other Assorted Love Songs. Hang your lamp on a wall with a guitar mount hanger or other guitar stand.

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Ceramic plinth candle holder

Ceramic plinth with candles

Warm your home with this hand-built ceramic plinth. The plinth stands 3.75 inches high by 8.75 inches wide and 6.25 inches deep. It comes to you with three hand-dipped Mexican church style candles. With these candles, the arrangements stands 9.75 inches high.

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Handbid instructions & pro tips

Step 1

Download Handbid to your device

If you have an iPhone or Android, you can download the Handbid app from the Apple iTunes App store or the Google Play store. We suggest accepting notifications from this app when you first set it up. Read more under Pro Tips to find out why.

Step 2

Create your account

Next, you can create an account. From the App home screen, tap the “GET STARTED” button and complete the information (please use your cell phone as the phone number). Tap NEXT. Handbid will text you a 5-digit code. Enter this code to log in.

Step 3

Select auction & start bidding

Select KDUR Furniture As Art Auction from the list of auctions and swipe left to enter the auction. Once in the auction, swipe left/right to access categories and up/down to access items.

Pro tips

To bid on Handbid

  • Set your MAX BID limit for an item and Handbid automatically bids for you until you hit your limit.
  • Accept PUSH NOTIFICATIONS to be notified when you are outbid on an item.
  • Monitor what you are winning and losing on the DASHBOARD in your app or online.