Kilkenny artists back AID ART charity auction

Kilkenny artists back AID ART charity auction

Kilkenny artist Jade Butler who has donated work

A number of Kilkenny-based artists have donated works to ART AID , an online charity auction which is running until November 15, with the winners expected to receive their purchases in time for Christmas.
The donated artworks come in a huge variety of mediums suiting everyone’s tastes. There are oil, watercolour, acrylic, and mixed media paintings, as well as sketches, embroidered textile art and a selection of photographs.
Opening bids range from €50 to €500. A preview of the artwork can be viewed on
Proceeds will be donated to Kamalini Training Centre in New Delhi and Pearlcrest Hospitality Training Institute in Uganda to assist their emergency COVID-19 relief efforts and ongoing education programmes for women.
Local artists who have donated works include Jane O’Malley, Amelia Peart, Frances Walsh, Shelia B Foley, Imelda Moore, Kay Bannon, Brock Butler, Tony McCormack, Jade Butler, Linda Maher, Andrew Small, Judy Rhatigan, Mary Gaine and A.E Walsh.
A group of hard-working volunteers, Noreen Keating, Breeda Phelan and Maryanne Booth, based in Kilkenny are involved in the event. ART AID is a fundraiser for the Irish charity, Aiding Resources, which set up to contribute to the relief of poverty in developing countries.

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