2020 DCA National Fundraiser

Decorated Dalmatians II

We are excited to let you know that, thanks to the initiative of Kathy Duran and the generosity of Mark and Ginger Iwaoka, Decorated Dals II will be the DCAF fundraiser for DCA 2020! We are limiting the figurines to 40 and are now accepting artist applications!  Email me if you are interested.  If we receive more than 40 artist applicants, we will appoint a team of DCA artists to select the finalists.  Please let us know by June 1 if you want to do one!

All figurines must be completed with photo submitted by April 1, 2020 so that we have an opportunity to post photos for remote bids one month before the start of DCA 2020.

The blank figurines will be provided by DCAF through the generosity of Mark and Ginger.  Safe delivery of the completed figurines to DCA 2020 in Asheville, NC is the responsibility of the artist.

Photo of the blank figurine. Use your imagination and surprise us!

Decorated Dals II - DCAF 2020 Annual Fundraiser

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They’re Still Here! Decorated Dals II – The 2020 annual Dalmatian Club of America Foundation Fundraiser Don't miss your chance to own one or more of the 47 unique Decorated Dals designed by our own Dalmatian enthusiast artists. Peace, Love & Spots – DCA 2020 may have been cancelled due to Covid-19, but The DD II’s will carry on! ALL BIDS WILL BE VIA REMOTE AND WILL CLOSE AT 10PM EDT ON FRIDAY JULY 10, 2020. Figurines are ceramic and approximately 6 3/4” (tall) x 6” (long). To bid, please place your bid in the comment section below each item in the album on the DCAF page. You MUST make your bid on the original post located on the DCAF page to be considered. If you have not already "liked" the DCAF page you will need to do so in order to complete your bid. No bids placed on shared posts will be considered eligible. If you are the winner, you will be notified via FB Messenger by July 11. YOU WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR PAYING SHIPPING COSTS. For most, that will be $25 within the US including insurance. A few of the pieces will carry a higher shipping cost of $50 due to additional items included with the figurine. The shipping cost for each is included in the item description. All the DD’s will reside with their artist until bidding concludes on July 10. The artists will ship their master pieces to the winners as soon as payment is received by DCAF. All major credit cards, money orders and PayPal payments will be accepted for winning bids. We also set up a separate album with additional photos and information about the pieces available to help you make your decisions! It is called called DCAF DDII – A Closer Look! All proceeds support DCAF's mission of advancing the health and quality of life for Dalmatians and all dogs through supported research and education. DCAF is a 501(c)3 organization. The 15 handmade quilted wall hangings by Kimberley Hess commemorating some of the original Decorated Dals from 2011 have been removed from this auction to reserve for DCA 2021. Bidders have been notified via FB Messenger. Thanks for your support! Happy Bidding!

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#1 -Sunshine On My Mind by artist, Jacki M McGovern. He is decked out to splash in the rain wearing boots, rain hat and umbrella. Glass and holographic raindrops complete the look. The height to the top of the umbrella is 8 1/2", the length is 8 1/2" at the widest and 5 3/4". A handpainted umbrella comes with Sunshine On My Mind and is pictured in the comments below.  The Dalmatians on the umbrella alternate between black and liver.  — with Jacki M McGovern.
Shipping cost = $50
#2 - Imagine by Artist Sharon Roy
The beautiful Dalmatian is highlighted with liver hearts and peace signs for spotting. The Dalmatian has a collar of blue, green and purple colored beads. Attached to the collar is a silver ring engraved with “Best Friends Forever” which encircles a red heart and black peace sign. The base of the statue represents the Dalmatian standing on stones, in water and grass.

The Dalmatian sits on a solid oval walnut wood base. The base top is tie dyed. The gold metal plate on the front of the base is engraved with “Peace & Love, Best Friends Forever”. The wood base is separate from statute.

The wooden base is 9 ½” long and 6 ¾ “ wide and the overall height including base and statue is 7 ½”

Shipping cost = $25
#3 - Biltmore Dal by Artist, Cynthia Greene.  
This dapper gentleman is ready for his stay at the Biltmore Estate. 
He sports a walking stick, top hat and bow tie.  
Accessories include his morning paper, a few good books, and, of course, some currency.  Mounted on a 7” x 9” wooden stand, he comes with a 4” copper Moscow Mule mug direct from the Biltmore Gift Shop.

Shipping cost = $50
#4 - Big Medicine Dal by Artist Barbara Morris.
Big Medicine Dal is both Powerful and Spiritual and is known for his ability to see into the future.
Big Medicine Dal was painted with satin finish acrylics, his garments and accessories include, genuine leather neck harness, headdress and war shield - cut and hand painted, wooden peace pipe carved and hand painted, real feathers were then affixed to the headdress, peace pipe and war shield.
I choose the Fall season for the rocks and plants because I love the colors of Fall. The symbols that adorn his body and their meanings have been hand painted to a leather strip which has been glued to the wooden base, the red hand symbol is merely decoration representing war paint so was not
added to the description. The base measure's 9 1/2" x 6 3/4". — with Barbara Morris.

Shipping cost = $50
#5 - Dia de Muertos by artist Carrie Jordan is bright and colorful to celebrate the lives led by those who are now gone. The colorful sugar skulls are symbols to remember and treasure the memories and keep those who have left us in our heart forever.
Red is used to represent our blood: Orange to represent the sun: Yellow to represent the Mexican marigold: purple is pain and royalty: pink and white hope and purity: and finally black represents the Land of the dead.
Comes with a Gnoce Charm bracelet with two Sugar skulls and 12 Led flame-less long lasting tea lights for base. The base measures 8 1/2" x 11 1/2" — with Carrie Jordan.

Shipping cost = $25
#6 - Bee Kind by artist, Suzi Wahl. The Dal is hand painted with liver spots and a honeycomb pattern, adorned with bees and wearing a removable rhinestone bee charm. There is also a hand painted wooden wall decoration with the reminder to “bee kind!” — with Suzi Wahl.
Shipping cost = $25
#7 - ScubaDal by Artist Teresa Bailey.
A black spotted dalmatian with bell helmet and scuba gear on the ocean floor. Sand from the Pacific Ocean, real seashells, rock and aquarium decor set the scene. A wood base with felt lining completes the piece. Scuba Dal is 12 in long, 10 in deep and 8 in tall.

Shipping cost = $50
#8 Enchanted Woodland Dal by Artist, Carol Capri. He is a strong and athletic boy, and it shows. He is proud, loyal and caring, especially when it comes to his forest friends. He is at home in the forest, reliable and dependable, he is not afraid, but confident!

His coat is made of faux rabbit fur, as he would not think of harming his forest friends. His harness is made of faux moss and adorned with Swarovski Crystals. His neck piece is made of natural twine and faux moss, and fits comfortably around his neck. 

He stands on a natural piece of Wisconsin Bass Wood, painted in a light gray and sprinkled lightly with enchanted glitter (measures 8” x 5” x 1”). — with Carol Capri.

Shipping cost = $25
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