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Spot the Artist 2014 outcome

'Spot the Artist' annual fundraiser organised by the Rotary Club of St Ives

'More Weather Drama'
oil on primed card, 21 x 15 cm/8 x 6 inches
Lesley Ninnes 



Rotarian Michael Clough writes:

"I am pleased to report that this year's 'Spot the Artist' exhibition and sale, which  took place last weekend, was a great success. Allowing for a generous contribution towards expenses from Tanner Trust,  the event raised  almost £8,500, an increase of  25% on last year's  result. This will be distributed during the current Rotary year on a 50/50 basis between local arts charities and organisations and Rotary charities and good causes.
As you were one of more than 220 artists who generously gave examples of their work to the event, I would like to thank you very much for your contribution. We were also well supported by members of the public who had started forming a queue outside the School of Painting by 8.30 am on Saturday morning, prior to the start of the sale on the following day at 9.00 am!.
Congratulations are in order as your entry was  sold to the seventh person in the queue who would have been waiting  outside the studio for a very long time to buy it (there was a limit of only three paintings for each buyer). Sixty paintings  were sold during the first rather manic 15 minutes of the doors being opened."

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Click images to enlarge.  Copyright Lesley Ninnes
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