Works of Art

Whether it’s an abstract sculpture, impressionist painting or indigenous objects, there is a style of art for every collector and admirer.

Amazing works of art are donated to Goodwill agencies across the country each day. Most have little value. However, there are those treasure finds or, better yet, rare pieces that make their way through our doors.

The website has Goodwill online auctions from all over the United States. Here are some of the more valuable pieces sold online within the past 60 days.


Michelle_1 This piece  is a Salvador Dali lithograph donated to Goodwill Industries of Akron. It was sold on for more than $750.









An antique painting, possibly from Claude Lorrain, was sold by a Goodwill agency in Delaware for more than $6,000!







Michelle_4This gorgeously-framed Ross oil painting sold for more than $250.











Michelle_5The statue is one of the most expensive art items selling on within the past 60 days. This Allegra sculpture by Harriet Frishmuth (1880-1980) was sold for more than $5,300 by the Columbia-Willamette Goodwill agency in Oregon.









This acrylic triangle sculpture by ‘Van’ is a modern art piece posted by a Goodwill agency in Michigan. This simple yet colorful 6.5” prism sold for more than $460 and had more than 21 bids.








Michelle_7Indigenous art can tell a story of a people, culture and time. Many times the artisans will pass their skills and knowledge to the next generation to preserve traditions. This Hopi Pottery Vase was crafted by Adelle L. Nampeyo and sold for more than $150 by a Colorado Springs Goodwill.







Michelle_8This signed drawing by Thomas Schofield Handfirth (1897-1948), named “Trees Near Vezelay” was sold for $801 by the Goodwill in Seattle, Washington.









If you’re a collector of art whether it be antique paintings, modern sculptures, prints or photography, you will want to visit  to see what treasures can be found.


**Note: Information was collected through the website This site contains live and closed auctions from participating Goodwill agencies from across the United States. The items above are now closed and were sold online within the past 60 days. A few came from Goodwill Industries of Akron, but most are from other agencies. Please visit the website for more information or to browse the thousands of live auctions.