The Artist Trust Benefit Art Auction is an annual gala fundraiser bringing together artists, community members, collectors, donors, and friends to celebrate Artist Trust's mission of delivering financial grants and business practice support to individual artists of all disciplines in Washington State.

The Artist Trust Board of Trustees invites you to join us!

Date and Location

Saturday, February 24, 2018 | Fisher Pavilion, Seattle Center (Entrance at Thomas St & 2nd Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109)

More Details to come in 2018!

For questions or comments, contact Emily Dennis, Annual Fund & Events Manager


Where is the auction? Fisher Pavilion, Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St, Seattle, WA 98109 (Lower Queen Anne). Directions from I-5: Exit at Mercer St and head west toward the Space Needle. Left on 5th Ave. Right on Denny Way. Right on 2nd Ave N. Fisher Pavilion is located near Thomas St & 2nd Ave N.

Where do I park? Use a taxi, Lyft or Uber! With multiple events at Seattle Center, traffic and parking is congested, limited and paid parking lots in Seattle Center fill up. If you must drive, carpool or arrive early. The closest parking garage to Fisher Pavilion is the 1st Ave N Garage. Enter on 1st Ave N or Warren, between Thomas St & John St.

How do I purchase a table? See tickets page above, or call 206/467-8734 x16.

How can I purchase a ticket to the auction? See tickets page above, or call 206/467-8734 x16.

Can I buy tickets at the door? Get your tickets early. Our auction always sells out!

If I am unable to attend, can I make a tax-deductible ‘regrets’ gift? Yes. See tickets page above or call 206/467-8734 x16. 

How should I dress? Dress to impress! Creative fashion strongly encouraged.

Can I volunteer for the auction? Yes. Check back with our volunteer page above in January 2018 for details!

Can I still donate artwork to the auction? No more donated items are being accepted for 2018. Contact Emily Dennis about artwork donations for 2019:

Can I still sponsor the auction? Yes! Check out the Sponsors page above. Please direct all sponsorship inquiries to Cristina Friday: or call 206/467-8734 x18.

What does Artist Trust do? Artist Trust is a nonprofit dedicated to helping Washington State artists of all disciplines thrive by offering grants, professional resources, and career training: visit for more information!

Why is the auction important? The auction is Artist Trust’s largest, single fundraising event, accounting for about 30% of our annual income. All proceeds benefit the mission of Artist Trust to support individual artists.

My question is still not answered. Please contact us! 206/467-8734 x16.