We Raised Over £3000 - Thank You
Thanks to everyone who supported our draw and most of to Esther C MacNamara who created such a stunning painting and inspired the draw.
Raising money for
Refugee Support Europe
Donations accepted until Closed
Esther attended Belfast College of Art (1946 – 1951) where she specialised in 2D designs and ceramics, graduating top student of final year within her discipline.
In addition to getting married and raising a family she established her career in teaching and was Head of Art in her local secondary school
She has studied painting with the Irish School of Landscape Painting and her work has been selected for exhibitions at home and abroad including the Oireachtas (Irish Parliament), Royal Ulster Academy and Arts Society of Ulster. In addition she was a guest at Wexford Festival (Greenacres) and involved with Artists for Peace, Northern Ireland during the 1970’s.
You can hear a video interview with Esther about her inspiration for the painting and her motivation to help Refugee Support by using the QR code or going to https://www.refugeesupport.eu/prize-draw
The painting is oil on canvas and measures 30 inches x 20 inches (76cm x 50cm)
Winners - Congrats
1st prize (painting) Catherine Carson
2nd prize (photo) Elaine Thomas
3rd prize (M&S voucher for £50)
4th prize (M&S voucher for £50) Debbie Hoare
5th prize (holistic treatment to value of £40) Bronagh Fitzsimons
6th prize (Voucher for Titanic Centre, £40) Claire McGuigan
The winning tickets were picked out by the artist Esther and live streamed on facebook on Dec 8th. You can still support Refugee Support directly and follow their work via their webpage https://www.refugeesupport.eu/
Thanks again to everyone - yez are fantastic
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