The Art Department has a wish list! We are a 501(c)3 tax-exempt public charity. Your item donations are tax deductible. When you drop off your donation to BICAS, during Open Shop Hours, our employees can furnish you with a tax receipt.

Art Supplies

  • Round Nose Jewelry Pliers
  • Jewelry Wire
  • Lino Blocks
  • Art Store Gift Cards
  • Button Maker
  • Digital Drawing Tablet
  • High-Performance Computer (To run Photoshop)
  • Jewelry Clasps
  • Jewelry Cords
  • Jewelry Jump Rings
  • Jewelry Clamps
  • Earring Hooks
  • Jewelry Beads
  • Your Old Jewelry (For parts)
  • Super Glues
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Hot Glue Gun Sticks
  • String
  • Epoxy Resin
  • Empty Kitty Litter Buckets
  • Snaps
  • Art Pens
  • Spray Paints
  • Exterior White Paint
  • Large Paint Brushes
  • Paint Pallets
  • Fabrics
  • Drawing Paper
  • Acrylic Paint
  • House Paint
  • Block Printing Ink

Welding Supplies

BICAS is renowned for our metals arts program, you can help us in creating more magnificent metal arts projects by donating your used or new welding supplies!

  • Welding Helmets
  • Welding Gloves
  • Fume Masks
  • Safety Googles
  • Earplugs
  • Handheld Power Grinder, Brush, Sander and Cut Tools
  • Replacement Grinder, Brush, Sander, and Cut Disks
  • Bench Grinders
  • Replacement Bench Grinder Parts
  • Bench Wire Wheel Buffers/Brushers
  • Replacement Bench Wire Wheel/Brusher Parts

Art Auction

Each December, we host a 2 day silent Art Auction fundraiser to help keep our programs available. It’s a great opportunity to support our biggest fundraising event of the year! It’s a monumental fundraising event for us every year and yearly support from the community is what keeps it going!

We always need:

  • Bike-themed art donated
    • Any skill level accepted and any medium
    • Please donate ready-to-display
  • Food
    • Finger foods (Fruit, cheeses, crackers, cookies)
    • Drinks (Alcoholic and Non-Alcoholic)
  • Cash contributions
    • Help fund rental and license fees,
    • We also have a sponsorship package email for more info


  • Display shelving for art merchandising (spinny racks etc.)
  • Chairs for our art workshops
  • Tents for art events
  • Tables for art event
  • Heavy-duty shelving for art parts storage (bike parts are heavy in bulk!)


  • Tee-Shirt Screen Press
  • Dremmel Kits
  • Soldering Kits
  • Button Maker
  • Large laminating machine
  • Paper Trimmer
  • Sewing machines ( & Old Ones to Convert into Bike-Powered)

Thanks for your donations! BICAS art is made sustainable by your generosity.