Flinders Lane Gallery’s (FLG) artists have been hard at function making distinctive operates of artwork on higher-excellent Worktones aprons in an work to elevate money for Foodbank Australia.
Even though the gallery has initiated a number of diverse fundraisers in the past, and for a vary of charities, FLG director Claire Harris advised CBD News why it was so critical to do some thing for Foodbank.
“With the financial uncertainty and legitimate struggles across Australia, Foodbank was an clear decision to be equipped to add to supporting give food items stability to men and women in determined conditions,” she claimed.
“These aprons will make stunning, unique presents for your distinctive somebody in your lifestyle, be they a magician in the kitchen, a queen of the inexperienced gardening expert, or a content and hale hobbyist. On top rated of that you will be instantly assisting feed hungry Australians.”
Bidding for the aprons has by now begun via AirAuctioneer, and will continue until Friday, December 9, wherever the greatest bid will be established as the reserve price tag for a exclusive, minimal ticketed in-individual auction.
Online there are already 21 aprons up for grabs, with a feasible four a lot more to occur, and all the artists concerned have generated works that are entirely first and diverse.
“Chelsea Gustafsson’s cheeky doughnut apron is a pleasurable theme that crosses the foods reference and is a good illustration of the two the artist’s quirky humour and outstanding realist model,” Ms Harris said.
“Amber-rose Hulme has painted the iconic Melbourne landmark of Hosier Lane on her apron, [and] multi-award-winning artist Annika Romeyn has lined her apron in her muse – the turbulent ocean waters of Guerilla Bay.”
“I’ve even painted just one a small garden scene that has a rainbow of herbs in guidance of our amazing LGBTIQ+ neighborhood culminating in a minimal pot of gold at the stop of a tie.”
The are living auction will consider put at FLG on Sunday, December 11, during the afternoon, exactly where if no-a person outbids the reserve selling price, the highest online bid will be decided as the winner. •
For much more information: flg.com.au/exhibition/art-apron-job-auction
Caption: Clockwise L-R: Artists’ Amber-rose, Annika and Chelsea.