Farndon artist’s work — sold at Meander And Mooch Gallery — helps Beaumond House Community Hospice raise much-needed money
An artist has pledged to raise money for a Newark charity by selling a new piece of work every fortnight.
Phil Holmes, of Farndon, said he would paint one original piece every two weeks for the remainder of the year in aid of Beaumond House Community Hospice.
The charity provides palliative care to patients and supports their families at no cost.
Phil said he hoped the funds raised from his art would help towards the shortfall the charity has faced due to the coronavirus.
Phil’s work is sold at Meander And Mooch Gallery on Cartergate and 75% of the sales proceeds will go directly to Beaumond House.
Susi Wright, who owns the gallery, said it was a heart-warming story.
“On Saturday afternoon Phil delivered the first two paintings,” she said,
“He sold the first on delivery to a very happy customer, who literally took it from his hands.
“On reopening today (Wednesday) at 10am, the second had sold within the first four minutes.
“This morning he delivered a further five.”
Phil has previously exhibited his work at the Spotlight Gallery in Newark Town Hall.
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