Wednesday, March 30, 2011

I think you know what to do..

I heART Japan online charity auction

In the days following the devastating 11 March 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan, Brisbane-based Japanese ceramic artist Kenji Uranishi and his wife Sonia felt overwhelmed with sadness and a sense of helplessness being so far away and unable to help. 

Turning their grief into positive action, a call went out to their network of artist friends and colleagues for help and was answered by 20 talented artists from around the country. 

What resulted was i heART japan, a beautiful collection of work by a talented group of artists including ceramicists, painters, photographers and designers to be auctioned (here) on eBay over a 2.5 day period starting Friday 8 April (3pm EST) and ending Sunday 10 April (8pm EST). 

The work can be previewed (here) on Facebook in advance of the auction:

Net proceeds of the auction will be donated to the Red Cross Japan and Pacific Appeal 2011. 

Participating artists are...

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