Original Painting in NSPCC Auction

Pollyanna is pleased to have donated a piece of original artwork to the NSPCC’s ‘Painting a better picture for children’ campaign. You can place a bid in the auction by emailing artauction@nspcc.org.uk before 15th November 2007.

The original work features a study of young orphaned tawny owls, cared for in Pollyanna’s bird hospital before being released into the wild. You can see the pianting on exhibition between 14 – 16 November at the Arts Club, 40 Dover Street, London W1S 4NP in an exhibition staged by the Royal academy.

The pianting can also be viewed online at www.nspcc.org.uk/atrauction . Othr artists to who have donated work to the auction include Rolf harris, Jack Vettriano and appeal patron Chris Rea – better known as a singer, the auction includes the first of his artworks to be sold!

The NSPCC exists to end cruelty to children. They want to see a society where all children are loved, valued and able to fulfil their potential and have 177 community-based projects and run the Child Protection Helpline and ChildLine in the UK and the Channel Islands.

A message from the Painting a better picture for children Patron, Chris Rea

"As an artist and long-time supporter of the NSPCC I am proud to be patron of ‘Painting a better picture for children’. In the auction you will see a fantastic selection of fine art generously donated for auction (including one of my own paintings). Please bid or pledge generously to support the work of the NSPCC’s Child Protection Helpline Service and help make a difference for children."