Remembering Art Auctions Past

The Art Auction is traditionally a celebration of bicycle art open to all
Past Art Auction Piece ‘Barrel Cactus’ by BICAS Staff Artist Kristin McRay
Jewelry Display featuring Pieces by Various Tucson Artists, 2016 Art Auction

The Return of the 2022 Art Auction

In 2022, BICAS brought back the BICAS Art Auction! The annual art auction is loved by the community and the staff. In 2020 and 2021, we, unfortunately, had to cancel and pivot due to the pandemic, but as we moved past that moment in history, we found a new venue. We had an amazing auction! The CATALYST Arts and Maker Space by SAACA was an innovative creative, cultural, and collaborative space for the BICAS community, with over 14,000 square feet of space. We were super excited to be hosted by them.

Thank you so much Tucson! We appreciate your support of the 25th BICAS Art auction! BICAS hasn’t had one of these events in 2 years due to the pandemic. While most of the staff was new, we managed to pull it off with 500 people coming to the 2 night event and over 100 unique pieces for auction sold in a single night!

Our art auction featured a huge variety of practical and fanciful handmade bicycle-themed art, most of which was created using upcycled bicycle parts. All the art was donated by some of Tucson’s best artists who support the mission of promoting education, art, a healthy environment & making transportation more accessible to our community. We also had live music by Son Jarocho Collective in Arizona and the Hatpin Duo.

This was our biggest fundraising event of the year with all proceeds going toward our various community programs that help people learn how to fix a bicycle, earn a bicycle, create unique art from recycled materials, and provide programs for youth.

Limited Run 2020 Mini-Auction Shirts

Our BICAS and 2020 mini-auction t-shirts were designed by former staff member Jreems Kmchroo and Tucson artist Racheal Rios. They were being produced by the local print shop CREAM Forever.

Art Auction Photo Archives

  • 2020 Mini-Auction catalog HERE
  • 2017-2019 Art Auction Photos can be found on the BICAS Art Facebook
  • 2016 Photos (21st Annual Art Auction) – HERE
  • 2015 Photos (20th Annual Art Auction) – HERE
  • 2014 Photos (19th Annual Art Auction) – HERE & HERE 
  • 2013 Photos (18th Annual Art Auction) – HERE
  • 2007-2011 Photos – HERE


For questions, media, mural requests, metalworks commissionsinformation on our Annual Art Auctionworkshop information, or parts requests, contact the BICAS Art Coordinator at or 520.628.7950, or stop by the shop at 2001 N. 7th Ave during our open hours. Find out more by following BICAS Art on FacebookInstagram and on our Etsy shop!