HUSH HUSH FAQS

Read on to find out more about the auction and the art work. If you can't find the answer you are looking for email joelprincestarlightfund@hotmail.com

WILL I BE ABLE TO VIEW THE POSTCARDS BEFORE THE EVENING?

The Art Postcards will be available to view online through www.joelprincestarlightfund.com, prior to the evening (tba) and will be displayed on the night of the event. All postcards will be A6 size (measure 296mm x 210mm) and will be signed on the back by the artist. A list of the contributors’ names will be circulated before the sale and the works will remain anonymous until the auction has ended so that all the artwork stays on a level playing field.

HOW WILL THE AUCTION WORK ON THE NIGHT?

All of the cards are sold by silent (but public) bids during the evening. Each Bidding sheet is displayed alongside its card so that everyone can see how much more they need to bid in order to win their chosen artwork – starting bids will start at £40 and must be in minimum £2 increments. There is no limit on how many bids each postcard can receive or how many each bidder can make, so if someone is outbid, they can feel free to increase their bid to outbid their opponent. Bidding on the postcards will commence at the beginning of the evening (6pm) and will close at 10pm. The auction winners will be announced at 11pm. Payments will be taken either by cash or via card payment. The Auction Winners can collect their postcards as they leave.

WHAT CONTRIBUTION GOES TO THE CHARITY?

85% of the proceeds raised by the sale of each of the cards will go to Joel Prince Starlight Fund with the other 15% being offered back to the artist as an acknowledgement of their contribution/ time and effort.

WHAT IF I CHANGE MY MIND AND WANT A REFUND?

We regret that we cannot exchange art work or give refunds for purchased art. Once the artist has been revealed, the art is yours to keep!

WHAT HAPPENS TO SOLD AND UNSOLD ARTWORK?

The artist will be contacted by email if their art is sold and will be told the amount it raised.
Unsold Art work becomes the property of Joel Prince Starlight Fund and we hope to continue to sell the work online for at least six months after the end of the exhibition. We reserve the right to return unsold works after this period.

CAN ANYONE CONRIBUTE A POSTCARD?

Contributors must be aged 18 or over by 1st February 2020.

HOW WILL I KNOW IF MY POSTCARD IS AUTHENTIC?

A Certificate of Authenticity (CoA) will also be provided with the postcard which will be completed and signed by the Artist.

WILL OTHERS KNOW WHAT I PAID FOR MY POSTCARD?

Only those on the night will know if they have bidded as well. We will not publicise the winning bid amounts for each card on the website, but the week after the auction all postcards will be viewable on www.joelprincestarlightfund.com and will include the artists' names, so everyone can see all the artists that contributed alongside their postcard.