Pollyanna was pleased to include original work in an exhibition at Sandbeck Hall in South Yorkshire, by kind invitation of the Earl of Scarbrough (pictured below left with Pollyanna at the official press launch for the event)
Pollyanna with The Earl of Scarbrough at Sandbeck.
The exhibition raised funds for the charity SAFE@Last who are aiming to build a Safeplace refuge for young runaways. Chhildren, some as young as 11, can find themselves forced onto the streets without money, food or shelter. The refuge will protect them, and ensure they free from exploitation.
The exhibition began with an Italien themed gala evening, featuring fine food and wines, and live entertainment in the lovely setting of the stately home. Other artists exhibiting work included Max Lowry, best known for the Sacla Sauce TV commercial, in which he paints a giant mural – and guests included best-selling author Gervaise Phinn (with Pollyanna below). Pollyanna has agreed to exhibit again at the 2008 event.