Auction Items

Below is a sampling of auction items available at this year’s Arty Party. Click on each image to see a larger picture of the item, and check back often to see new items as they become available.

32 Crimson Tide SliverEye-catching solid silver, hand cast elephant cuff links for him. Hand-stamped by the artist, Jason Maida of Houston, TX

Courtesy of Dr. John Cranton

A Week at Terry Cove Condos

Orange Beach, Alabama

Courtesy of Mary Delchamps Reyner

Perdido Grand Pool
 creative writing party

VIP Creative Writing Party for 15

What Better birthday party for that budding young writer and friends or for your writing group? Including “swag bags” of writer’s bling.

Courtesy of Michael Martone and the Creative Writing Program

“Live Like a New Yorker” Weekend Package

Three Nights in a spacious New York City apartment, a landmark, Art Deco building at Central Park South and Broadway at Columbus Circle.  For two to four guests. Two tickets to a Broadway show, best available, or to Jazz at Lincoln Center. Brunch at Fifth Avenue’s historic and gorgeous University Club. Champagne and chocolates upon arrival, a big Alabama hug and a Roll Tide!

Courtesy of Pat Hall

 Pat Hall NY apartment
 Daniel Moore

Never Again by Daniel Moore, Limited Edition Print

2011 Iron Bowl, featuring Trent Richardson’s 4th quarter touchdown.
Signed by Trent Richardson

Courtesy of T-Town Gallery

Accommodations for Four in Elegant Downtown Loft Apartment Your Choice of Any Home Football Game

A stay in a fabulously appointed downtown Tuscaloosa loft apartment for the home game of your choice.

Courtesy of Dean Bob Olin

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 Lamar Billboard for web

One Week on Lamar’s Digital Billboard

Will you marry me? Happy Anniversary!  It’s a boy!

The BMW is your graduation present!   Your message will be up in lights for one week on Lamar Advertising’s blazing digital billboard at the busiest intersection in Tuscaloosa: McFarland Blvd and 15th Street.

Courtesy of Lamar Advertising

VIP Football Weekend

Two tickets to Alabama vs. Tennessee Oct 26, invitation to pre-game buffet at President’s Mansion, VIP parking pass near stadium.

Courtesy of Jim Brooks and President Judy Bonner




Your Choice of a One-Week Getaway to Montana or Destin

A two bedroom condo at The Murray Hotel in Livingston, Montana
Stay at Morgan Beach House for four in Destin, Florida Crystal Beach, Gulf front; featured in Southern Living, with a cobia fishing trip, hibachi at Harbor Docks and dinner at Camille’s

Courtesy of Charles Morgan, Chuck’s Fish Restaurant

Road Trip with the Million Dollar Band

Go on the road with The Million Dollar Band to your choice of an away Alabama Crimson Tide football game or be a part of the Band’s day at a home game, your choice. Includes a fun ride on the bus, overnight lodging if applicable, seats next to the band at the game, sideline access during halftime, and more!

Courtesy of Band Director Ken Ozzello and the School of Music

 Chateau_Grand_Puy_Lacoste_5Th_Growth_Pauillac_2000__Joseph Phelps Insignia 1999

Chateau Grand Puy Lacoste Pauillac 2000

Joseph Phelps Insignia 1999

Courtesy of Phillip Weaver

A Week at a Buenos Aires Apartment

Here’s your excuse to get away to the best of Buenos Aires, Argentina.  This apartment located in the Palermo Hollywood neighborhood, known for its proximity to the shopping district in Palermo Soho. The one-bedroom apartment has a queen-size bed, and a futon in the living room that sleeps an additional 2 people, most comfortable for two children. Free WIFI and cable TV.  Private balcony off the living room/kitchen. All linens provided. Airfare not included.

Courtesy of Drs. Marianne and Shelly Rosenzweig

 Buenos Aires apartment photo 1
crimson and white pearls WEB

Crimson Pearls Make the Girl

Red Pearls Make the Statement!

Eighteen-inch red and white cultured pearl strand and earring set

Courtesy of Dr. John Cranton and Lou’s Jewelers, Mobile

Fine Perdomo Cigars

A box of Edicion de Silvio Torpedo Maduro and a box of

20th Anniversay Torpedo Sun Grown

Courtesy of Nick and Janine Perdomo

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Saban football no box WEB

Nick Saban Autographed Football

Courtesy of Nick Saban

And these fabulous items:


All Things Houndstooth!

Big Poncho
Courtesy of Candlelife Mall


All Things Houndstooth!

Snappy Bowtie
Courtesy of The Trunk


Crimson Houndstooth Striped Tie, Garter, Bryant Stamped Cuff Links
Courtesy Burch and Hatfield


Signed Print:
Capitol One Bowl Alabama vs. Michigan. Signed by Greg McElroy and Julio Jones
Courtesy of T-Town Gallery & Picture This


What a Find!

Belle E’toile Ring, Necklace and Bangle
Courtesy of Fincher and Ozment Jewelers


Signed First Edition:
The Lone War Cry signed by George E. Miller, with signed print cover art print by Pam Askew
Courtesy of Mrs. Pam Askew

Night Rain WEB

Collectible:  Night Rain by Richard Brough
31 x 24 mixed media by the late and well-known painter and UA professor emeritus of art

Courtesy of Mrs. Nanita Cobb


Game Day Party Essentials

Four Grade-A fresh steaks, Roll Tide chip and dip ceramic party bowl, and Alabama zipper cooler
Courtesy of Piggly Wiggly, Anna Kate, and Candlelife Mall


Roll Tide Bling

Sorrelli crimson and diamond necklace and earring

Courtesy of Everyday Indulgence


Crimson Tide Sliver Elephant Earrings

Eye-catching solid silver, hand cast earrings. Hand stamped by the artist.

Courtesy of Dr. John Cranton


Satisfy Your Inner Bookworm
Autographed Books by Fuller Kimbrell and an Italian faux leather lined journal with French fine writing rollerball pen by Recife
Courtesy of Alabama Bookstore and Kyle Fine Stationary


Collectibles: Ten Signed Books by Well-known Alabama Authors
Authors include EO Wilson, Rick Bragg, Winston Groom, among others
Courtesy of Dr. John Cranton


All Set for Game Day
Men’s Striped Crimson and White Shirts
Courtesy of The Locker Room and Original Houndstooth


Dessert for Your Next Dinner Party!
Delicious Chocolate Football

Courtesy of Peterbrooke Chocolatiers


Red Stone Necklace
Elegant bright red stone necklace with organic shapes and lots of style


CDs from Oz Music
Classics from Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand, Barry Manilow, Jim Brickman, and Tony Bennett
Courtesy of Oz Music


Arthur Court Bama Bowl
Bottle and Opener

Silver with Alabama Crimson Tide theme
Courtesy of Sam Jackson Gifts


Add Polish to the Look
Sporty Crimson Tide Bracelet and Manicures Courtesy Hudson Poole Jewelers & Nancy Taylor Day Spa

Alabama clock with shirt WEB

Bedside Roll Tide Twosome
An Ipod Shuffle, Alabama Team Clock, and Men’s Basketball t-shirt.
Courtesy of The Core, Knight Signs, and The Trunk


Cool Gift for Your Favorite Tiger Fan
An Ipod Shuffle and an Auburn Team Clock
Courtesy of The Core and Knight Signs


Amp Up the Tunes
An iPod shuffle with Chill Pill Speakers
Courtesy of The Core

red bike WEB

Cool 20-Inch Kid’s Bike

A real sharp pair of wheels ready to roll.

Courtesy of Velocity Pro Cycle

Bromberg's pearls WEB

Nothing Says Class Better Than Pearls
Elegant strand of white, cultured pearls to set off the little black dress.
Courtesy of Bromberg’s Jewelers, Birmingham


Battenberg Angel 2011. Vintage handmade lace on dupioni silk, 11″x15.”

 Courtesy of Margaret Land

necklace and earrings

Simple Classic Design for Her

Elegant Necklace and Earring set with neutral and earth tones

Courtesy of Lady In Lace

Crystal Vase

Exquisite Crystal Vase

Courtesy of Bromberg’s


French white pitcher

Old French White China Pitcher

Courtesy of Steinmart


metallic vase WEB

Modern Florist Vase

Striking metal flower vase perfect for any arrangement

Courtesy of Pat’s Florist

celadon footed platter WEB

Handcrafted Footed Platter
by UA faculty member Daniel Livingston
Reindeer Moss Series#2. Porcelain with celadon glaze.
Courtesy of Daniel Livingston

blue footed platter WEB

Handcrafted Footed Platter by UA faculty member Daniel Livingston
Reindeer Moss Series#1. Stoneware with blue glaze.
Courtesy of Daniel Livingston

Female Frangrance Basket

Fine Fragrance Basket for Her

Courtesy of Belk

Male Fragrance Basket

Fine Fragrance Basket for Him

Courtesy of Belk


Brown Southern Tide Polo

Courtesy of Black Warrior Outdoors


Stylish Turquoise earrings and Scarf
Courtesy of Effies and Part Two


Curling Iron and Beauty Product with a Manicure
Courtesy of New Creations and Nancy Taylor Day Spa


Coral Clutch and wrap watch
Courtesy of Effies and Solo Boutique


Brown and Cream Striped Poncho with Manicure
Courtesy of Vintage Vibe and Nancy Taylor Day Spa


All Fired Up Gift Card and Sleepover Bag, Case,
and Picture Frame

Courtesy of All Fired Up and BeTween

tuscaloosa ampitheatre print

Tuscaloosa Amphitheater
20 x 30 print by Crosby Thomley
Courtesy of Crosby Thomley

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Crimson Tide

Gameday Shirt for Him

Courtesy of The Shirt Shop

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Bird Attractions for Your Backyard
Red Roof bird feeder, bird food for a year, and a stepping stone

Courtesy of Wild Birds Unlimited


Three Selected Wines
Gainey Vineyard: Limited Selection Syrah 2009, Pinot Noir 2010, Chardonnay 2011
Courtesy of Don and Diane Gainey Salls

Also featuring these incredible items:

Morgan Bay Beach Resort, St. Lucia
Seven nights romantic Caribbean resort accommodations at Morgan Bay Beach Resort in St. Lucia. Valid for up to 2 rooms and tax. Winner responsible for airfare and all-inclusive supplement of $110/person/night for Ocean View Room.
Courtesy of Elite Island Resorts

A Week at St. James’s Club, Antigua
Seven nights luxury Caribbean resort accommodations at St. James’s Club in Antigua. Valid for up to 2 rooms and tax. Winner responsible for airfare and all-inclusive supplement of $125/person/night.
Courtesy of Elite Island Resorts

A Week At The Club Resort and Spa, Barbados
Seven nights of accomodations, for up to 2 rooms double occupancy at the following Oceanfront Adult-Only Caribbean Resort. Valid for up to 2 rooms and tax. Wimner responsible for airfare and all-inclusive supplement of $125/person/night.
Courtesy of Elite Island Resorts

A Week At The Verandah Resort and Spa, Antigua
Seven nights luxury Caribbean resort accommodations at The Verandah Resort and Spa. Valid for up to 2 rooms and tax. Winner responsible for airfare and all-inclusive supplement of $125/person/night.
Courtesy of Elite Island Resorts

Bryant-Denny Stadium “Behind the Scenes” Private Zones Tour for Four
Courtesy of Ms. Kristi Dyer, the Offie of Intercollegiate Athletics, and Coach Mal Moore, Athletic Director

Handmade Necklace
Women of Akola Project, Uganda
Courtesy of MoJo Weaver

Collectibles: Antique Mexican Hand Painted  Ex-Votos
Courtesy of Dr. Miller Bonner Englehardt

Your Photography Portrait by Moment Takers
Courtesy of Alice Holder

A Taste of Tuscaloosa
A great gift for your college kid or…you!
Gift certificates from Tuscaloosa’s finest and fun eateries including Desperados, Waysider, T-Town Café, Wintzell’s, Hokaido, Newk’s and more.
Courtesy of the Restaurants

Season Tickets to Nick at Noon for Two
Classic Nick Saban on Friday before every home game over lunch at Indian Hills Country Club.
Courtesy of Nick Saban, Kristi Dyer and the Office of Intercollegiate Athletics, and the Crimson Tide Foundation

Personal Parental Advice from the Expert
Signed copy of The Ethics of Parenting by Dr. Norv Richards, professor of philosophy, and a private, thought-provoking  lunch with Richards at the University Club.

Selected Wines
Two Conn Creek Anthology 2008 Napa Valley Reds
Two Stags’ Leap Winery 2011 Napa Valley Chardonnay
Courtesy United Johnson Brothers Wines

Selected Wine
Rombauer Vineyards Vintage Merlot 2007
Courtesy of Spirits

Perfect Gift to Get Ready for the Beach
Alabama Dermatology Laser Hair Removal
Courtesy of Stacy Barton

Rug Cleaning
Good for cleaning of one rug size 8×11 or smaller
Courtesy of the Rug Gallery

Your ticket to See World-class Talent in Tuscaloosa
Tuscaloosa Symphony Orchestra 2014 Season Tickets
Courtesy of Tuscaloosa Symphony Orchestra

Cut a Rug with Your Partner
Three ballroom dancing lessons for one couple
Courtesy of Farley’s Ballroom Dancing

Get Your Yard in Shape!
Yard Aeration Service
Courtesy of Green Acres Landscape

Spruce Up your Office Space
Steele framed mobile computer station with two locking casters
Courtesy of Kyle Office Solutions

Outfit Your Feet for Every Occasion
$25 Athletes Foot gift card and $25 Wagner’s gift card
Courtesy of Athlete’s Foot and Wagner’s Shoes

Men’s Custom Clothing
$50.00 gift card for Mobley & Sons
Courtesy of Mobley and Sons

Love This Little Bag!
Gold Sequin Bag and Enchanting Casuals $30 Gift Card
Courtesy of Faucett’s and Enchanting Casuals

A Superior Clean
Dentist recommended Rotadent Plus Toothbrush with warranty
Courtesy of Dr. James C. Bailey