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Taste of the Arts (8/8/17)


August 8, 2017
Time: 12:00- 1:00 pm
Artist: Darin Lawson, Wickliff Auctioneers
Where: IU East’s Room 912 (912 East Main Street, Richmond)

Auction Myths and Truths; How to be an Informed Buyer

Join RAM and professional auctioneer Darin Lawson at IU East’s Room 912 for a lunch lecture about auctions and inside tips on how to become a better buyer!

NOTE: Taste sessions are now BRING YOUR OWN LUNCH. No lunch will be offered at these sessions.

Darin is a second-generation auctioneer/broker, obtaining his auctioneer license in 1989, and his real estate sales license in 1991. Darin began working as a cataloguing assistant at Wickliff & Associates Auctioneers, Inc., in 1996, becoming Vice-President and Senior Auctioneer in 2004, and then Owner/President in 2010.

Darin’s primary expertise is in the evaluation and sale of 19th and 20th century fine art, fine jewelry and antique furnishings, with significant experience in antique decorative arts, classic automobiles, works on paper, art pottery, and modern arms.  He is also a licensed, Indiana real estate broker, specializing the sale of unique and historic properties, using the auction method of marketing.  Darin’s decades of experience working with estates, trusts and individuals in various stages of life transition is shared with clients, enabling the client to make informed decisions about the sale and disposition of various assets.

He is a past president of the Indiana Auctioneers Association, and has conducted auctions across the United States and in Europe. He was inducted into the IAA Hall of Fame in 2010, as one of the youngest association members ever to achieve that distinction.  Additionally, Darin earned the designation Benefit Auctioneer Specialist (BAS) from the National Auctioneers Association in 2016.  Darin conducts several black-tie fundraiser auctions each year in the Indianapolis area.



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