The Symphony’s 50th Anniversary Committee has also extended the auction for this piece through April. It will be on display at Saks through the third week of April."/>


The Symphony’s 50th Anniversary Committee has also extended the auction for this piece through April. It will be on display at Saks through the third week of April."/> Bidding on Pottorf’s ‘Music To My Ears’ auction is extended | News, Sports, Jobs - SANIBEL-CAPTIVA - Island Reporter, Islander and Current
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Bidding on Pottorf’s ‘Music To My Ears’ auction is extended

By Staff | Mar 29, 2010

Darryl Pottorf's "Music To My Ears – A Symphony" is a framed UV coated transfer, acrylic and graphite on paper, mounted on polylaminate with rock. It is valued at $27,000.

On Monday, Darryl Pottorf’s “Music To My Ears A Symphony,” honoring the 50th Anniversary of the Southwest Florida Symphony, will move from The Alliance of the Arts to Saks 5th Avenue at Bell Tower Shops in Fort Myers. Bell Tower Shops are located at the northeast corner of U.S. 41 and Daniels Parkway.

The Symphony’s 50th Anniversary Committee has also extended the auction for this piece through April. It will be on display at Saks through the third week of April. Additional display locations are possible and will be announced soon along with the ending date for the auction.

“Darryl Pottorf is an internationally acclaimed Captiva artist,” said Carol Robinson, chairperson of the Symphony’s 50th Anniversary Committee and member of the Board of Trustees. “We are thrilled that an artist of such high regard has created this unique piece of art to honor the Southwest Florida Symphony’s upcoming 50th Anniversary next season. This is a very generous donation and a very special tribute to our Symphony and to Fort Myers’ cultural heritage. We are extending the auction to give more people the opportunity to see it and to consider owning it.”

Pottorf currently has an exhibit entitled “A Tribute to Robert Rauschenberg” at the Gallerie Jamileh Weber in Zurich Switzerland. For more information on Darryl Pottorf, visit his Web site at www.darrylpottorf.com.

Bids on “Music To My Ears A Symphony” – valued at $27,000 – are now being accepted in person or by telephone at the Symphony Office in McGregor Lakes Center, located at 12651 McGregor Blvd just north of College, Bldg. #4-403. Complete instructions and the current highest bid are posted daily on the Southwest Florida Symphony Web site, at www.swflso.org.

Additional information is available by calling the Symphony Office at 239-418-0996.