Bleeding Hearts and Artists is a fundraising art auction on February 14. Place your Absentee Bids now.

Event timeline:

Mon Feb 5 | 6pm Wed Feb 14 | 5 pm Wed Feb 14 | 8 pm Wed Feb 14 | 11 pm
Absentee bidding begins Absentee bidding ends Silent auction begins at live event Live event ends
All works available for preview. Absentee bids will be accepted until 5 pm. Absentee bids are carried out by proxy. Winning Absentee bidders will be notified on Thu Feb 15.
All times are Pacific Standard Time (PST)

How to Bid

Absentee Bidding

  1. If you cannot attend the live event, complete & submit an Absentee Bid Form before 5 pm PST on Wednesday February 14. View the artwork here.
  2. We execute your bids during the live event to obtain the work at the lowest possible amount up to your Maximum Bid limit.
  3. In the event that we receive two identical Maximum Bids, the first one received will take precedence.
  4. Absentee bidding is available for artworks; other items (tickets etc.) can be bid on at the party only.
  5. Winning Absentee bidders will be notified on Thursday February 15.

Live Event Bidding

  1. Get dressed up in your finery and come to the Bleeding Hearts and Artists party, Wednesday February 14 at 8 pm. Address (near Oak and Broadway) provided upon confirmation of ticket purchase. Space is limited, so attendees are advised buy your tickets soon.
  2. Place bids in person.

Payment and Shipping

  • We are able to accept payment by cheque, PayPal, credit card, and Interac e-transfer
  • Upon receipt of payment, winning live bidders may take their items home with them; local absentee bidders must pick up their items from the Pride in Art office at the Gordon Neighbourhood House (1019 Broughton St, Vancouver BC V6G 2A7); while winning absentee bidders who need their items shipped are responsible for shipping and handling costs. Arrangements for pick-up or shipping can be made with Pride in Art Staff at

Questions and Assistance

Thank you for your support!

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