Starting Friday, October 2 through Friday, October 16, 2020, the Prescott Area Artist Studio Tour (PAAST) will host their inaugural online art auction. The organizers are excited give art lovers a chance to purchase works from over 60 award-winning juried Studio Tour artists. Among the auction items, art patrons will find a wide variety of mediums to suit their fancy including painting, ceramics, jewelry, sculpture, fibers and wearable art. Artists and patrons will also be able to connect virtually through enhanced information on the Tour website and in person with artists who will have their studios open to visitors by appointment. The Prescott Artist Studio Tour online auction will be available directly from the Tour website, www.PrescottStudioTour.com. Winning bidders will be announced on Saturday, October 17 during a gala online event. Proceeds will support the artists, as well children’s art programs in the Quad Cities and the in-person 2021 Studio Tour to be held October 1, 2 and 3, 2021. For 13 years, PAAST has served as a celebration of art and artists in the Prescott/Quad-City area. This year our artists are excited to share their work with art lovers throughout the world via this online event. The Prescott Area Artist Studio Tour is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that strives to educate the public about how and why artists create their work. In addition, the Tour fosters an appreciation of the arts and promotes art education. For more information, please visit www.PrescottStudioTour.com.