The Cork Street Open
Exhibition for Charity is
rapidly becoming the Capitol’s best known secret. This annual juried
showcases the work of both emerging and established artists while
for a charity. This year’s charity, Children of Peace is a
non-partisan, multi faith charity dedicated to building friendship,
reconciliation between Israeli and Palestinian children, aged 7 – 17,
a wide range of styles and media by artists from across the UK and abroad,
exhibition is guaranteed to impress and inspire visitors and
a two stage selection process paintings, sculpture, photography,
artwork, original prints and mixed media work are sympathetically
the large gallery, providing an impressive display of accessible
art to both view and purchase.
Hundreds of artists have
submitted work in the hope of being included in this prestigious event.
The selection committee is comprised of five experts: Louis Singh from
Beaux Arts London Gallery; International Sculptor, Angela Conner; Moussy Salem, Contemporary Art Collector and
Dealer; Sir John Bird, Art Enthusiast and Founder of the Big Issue; and
Richard Martin, Art Dealer, Founder and Chairman of Children of Peace.
After rigorous review and debate only the best examples of are chosen
from within several categories making the overall collection a
spectacular array of contemporary art.
“We were extremely please
with the success of our first event last year. With the gallery being
placed just behind the Royal Academy visitors from the Summer
Exhibition were impressed to recognize some of the same artists and
have an opportunity to purchase work of such a high caliber.” said
founder, Kathryn Roberts. “In addition to healthy sales and exposure
for the artists the charity gained new benefactors and friends.”
The private view
held on Wednesday the 5th will be opened by Sir Derek Jacobi and Samantha Morton and will also feature
a champagne reception sponsored by Mundivini
Wines. This ticketed event should not be missed by serious art
enthusiasts. Not only will many of the Charity’s friends and patrons
will be on hand to celebrate the exhibition’s opening, but it will be
the only way to purchase artwork before the show opens to the public.
of Peace was
established to offer a fresh, non-partisan
approach to conflict resolution in the Middle
Children of Peace is a UK based, multi
faith and moderate charity that works with both Israeli and Palestinian
children to build positive relationships for a future
generation, whose communities might live and work in peace,
charity believes protecting the children is the real and best hope for
future. It’s the children who can make the first steps on any roadmap
the exception of the private view the
exhibition is free of charge and open from 10-6 daily. You don’t want
this “diverse and interesting” show featuring many new, upcoming
alongside established favorites.
The Cork Street
Open Exhibition for Charity runs 6-14 August 2009 at The Gallery in Cork Street, 28 Cork Street, London W1S 3NG. For more information
and to purchase tickets for the private view visit
www.corkstreetopenexhibition.com or ring +44 (0)75900 47083.