£67k Raised for The Hepatitis C Trust | Art on a Postcard International Women's Day Auction

£67k Raised for The Hepatitis C Trust | Art on a Postcard International Women's Day Auction

£67k Raised for The Hepatitis C Trust | Art on a Postcard International Women's Day Auction

Dreweatts were thrilled to be working once again with Art on a Postcard, hosting their International Women's Day Auction. What a wonderful result - £67,000 raised for the invaluable work of The Hepatitis C Trust.

This was a timed online auction which ran from 25 February - 11 March. Art on a Postcard invited female identifying artists to respond to an initiative called 'I AM' created by The Hepatitis C Trust Prison Peer Educator, Jane Shea. 

Jane feels that the women the Trust works with are too often referred to as ‘an addict’ or ‘a prisoner’ and feels strongly that no one is one dimensional and furthermore it is the multiplicities in women that bind us together. A publication created to support the initiative was distributed among the women the Trust serve with a space to list the things they identify as being, without judgment or justification. One might be an addict, but they could also be a mathematician, a mother, a lawyer, a nurse and so on.  

The collated responses were used as inspiration for the 468 original postcard sized artworks which were created for the auction by over 170 outstanding female contemporary artists.

The money raised will go to The Hepatitis C Trust to support their Women's Prison Team. Their work involves encouraging women to talk, come forward and get tested. Getting tested and treated is a crucial step in rehabilitating women's health and lives.

We look forward to working with Art on a Postcard in Summer 2021... stay tuned for more details!

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Hammer Highlights

Inline Image - Lot 227: Antonia Showering, 'Tetris, 2021', Acrylic on Paper | Sold for £3,800
Lot 227: Antonia Showering, 'Tetris, 2021', Acrylic on Paper | Sold for £3,800
Inline Image - Lot 435: Claudette Johnson, 'Ink Study No.4, 2021', Ink and Watercolour on Paper | Sold for £3,000
Lot 435: Claudette Johnson, 'Ink Study No.4, 2021', Ink and Watercolour on Paper | Sold for £3,000
Inline Image - Lot 131: Rachel Ross, 'White Butterfly with Two Salt Spoons, 2021', Acrylic on Board | Sold for £800
Lot 131: Rachel Ross, 'White Butterfly with Two Salt Spoons, 2021', Acrylic on Board | Sold for £800
Inline Image - Lot 11: Nathalie Du Pasquier, 'Untitled, 2020', Coloured Pencil on Paper | Sold for £750
Lot 11: Nathalie Du Pasquier, 'Untitled, 2020', Coloured Pencil on Paper | Sold for £750
Inline Image - Lot 443: Emily Furr, 'Untitled, 2021', Mixed Media Collage on Paper | Sold for £650
Lot 443: Emily Furr, 'Untitled, 2021', Mixed Media Collage on Paper | Sold for £650
Inline Image - Lot 428: Nicole Coson, 'Untitled, 2021', Oil and Ink on Paper | Sold for £650
Lot 428: Nicole Coson, 'Untitled, 2021', Oil and Ink on Paper | Sold for £650
Inline Image - Lot 354: Diana Copperwhite, 'Edna, 2021', Oil on Card | Sold for £550
Lot 354: Diana Copperwhite, 'Edna, 2021', Oil on Card | Sold for £550
Inline Image - Lot 386: Liane Lang, 'Cecilia, 2021', Mixed Media on Paper | Sold for £500
Lot 386: Liane Lang, 'Cecilia, 2021', Mixed Media on Paper | Sold for £500
Inline Image - Lot 209: Rebecca Harper, 'Search, Torch, Touch, 2021', Signed verso | Sold for £500
Lot 209: Rebecca Harper, 'Search, Torch, Touch, 2021', Signed verso | Sold for £500
Inline Image - Lot 167: Lucy Marston, 'Kent Sea, 2021', Oil and Acrylic on Board | Sold for £500
Lot 167: Lucy Marston, 'Kent Sea, 2021', Oil and Acrylic on Board | Sold for £500
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