Charity Works

Our special projects include publicising the efforts of associates and friends who are trying, through art, to make a difference to life in their communities. If you would like more information about any of the painters or writers below, just email us.

ARTISTS FOR GOOD CAUSES

Christine Allen: Landscape painter interested in commercial art

Works:  Illustrations for pets note cards and book, Life in the Cat's Lane.

Designated charity:  The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery

Amount to charity:  Donation of illustrations valued at £8,000

Click here to see a full set of her pets note cards

Christine Allen's pets note cards

Len Markham: Author of specialist publications on history and travel

Works:  Discovering Yorkshire’s History – A Guide to Places and People, £10.99; Pub Strolls in the Yorkshire Dales, £7.99; and York – A City Revealed, £12.99

Designated charity:  The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery

Amount to charity:  100% of the author’s royalties for all books sold via this website


Valerie Thame: Author and artist

Works:  Acrylic paintings on canvass and board, framed and unframed

Designated charity:  Action for Blind People

Amount to charity:  20% of proceeds from all website sales

Examples of the artist’s work:

Valerie Thame's paintings
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