Moniker Guitars, a custom guitar design shop based in Austin, TX have teamed up with Austin’s best designers, painters, graffiti artist and woodworkers to create one-of-a-kind, playable art guitars to be auctioned off. The guitars will be auctioned off online starting Saturday, December 7 at 7pm est with the auction lasting until Sunday, December 15 at 10PM EST with proceeds benefiting the Austin Music Foundation.See all the guitars and place your bid at 32auctions.com/monikerguitars
Local artists of all mediums were asked to participate and design a guitar body to feature in their their individual Austin Art Tour showcases, later the guitars were assembled into functioning instrumen. Participating artists include: Nate Nordstrom (Slokeone), Ricky Jaen, Make ATX, Graham Francoise, Brian David Johnson, Sophie Roach, Brian Phillips, KONG Screenprinting, Mason Mcfee, Kevin Munoz, David Salinas and musician Bob Schneider.
Moniker will also host a live event on Saturday, December 7 in Austin at Up Collective Art Gallery to showcase the works. More Information can be found on the event website: https://monikerguitars.com/l/handplayed.