We provide exceptional specialist palliative care and vital support for patients and their families. When your future is stolen from you, those final days matter.

Contact Information – lin@macmillanlocal.org.org

Further Information – www.macmillanlocal.org/extended_events/art-competition-and-auction

Submission Information – Please submit by email to – lin@macmillanlocal.org 

Gallery

KINDNESS - PAM BATES

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Be Kind always

FAITH HOPE AND CHARITY - HILARY BAMPTON

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LIGHT AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL - DEBORAH TWIGG

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The painting represents that there is always hope and that light at the end of the tunnel is always there, no matter what.

 

A RAINBOW OF CARE - BEEJ SHARP

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Inspired by our incredible key workers

POPPY PRELUDE - LOVEDY JAMES

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Husband and father served in the world wars. Lovedy has supported Macmillan Caring Locally with her art for many years.

A FEW GOOD PEOPLE - STEPH HORAN

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Steph is a talented graphic designer and designed our Brick by Brick appeal logo! bluewalnutdesign.co.uk

LOCKDOWN 1THE YEAR OF THE MASK - EMMA EGAN

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Emma created this series during the first lockdown inspired by our amazing key workers. 

LOCKDOWN 3 - EMMA EGAN

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LOCKDOWN 6

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COMPASSION - LOUISE PENNINGTON

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Louise is the beloved Palliative Care Matron at the Macmillan Unit. She and her family created a series of pictures featuring an eye with wonderful titles.

PROTECTION - PETER ARMSTRONG

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Starting as a study of beach pebbles developed into the idea of protection as the larger, warm toned stone sheltered the small, cold pebble.

Peter is a talented local artist and landscape architect.

Instagram @peter_armstrong_gautier

 

BLUE ANCHOR - GRAHAM BELL

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Charities are the anchor in many peoples lives.

Graham is a professional artist and graphic designer and the talent behind our 2020 Christmas appeal! Limited edition no: 3

BRIGHT WORD ASSOCIATION - EMILY PATTEN

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I made a mind map of all the words I associate with charity. I then included all these words on the poster and chose the colour scheme of white and purple.  The words are white to highlight them, and the background is purple to add a look of brightness and optimism, but also because in colour psychology purple gives a sense on compassion and is often used in healthcare and non-profit projects.

A NEW DAWN - KEITH WILKINSON

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Keith is a keen runner and photographer. He is also a trustee for Macmillan Caring Locally and has raised thousands of pounds taking on challenges such as the marathon and rat run race.

PHSYCEDELIC CHESS - JULIA JENNINGS

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Charity supports you in the game of life.

FLOWER POWER - MAUREEN LEAMON

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 I was a teenager in the sixties and have called it “Flower power”. The Beatles were my inspiration….”.All you need is love”…… thinking of the definition of the word charity which uses the words: given, love, kindness, to think kindly of others.

THE CONSTANT OCEAN - DEBORAH TWIGG

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The sea represents the constant  changing of circumstances, like those who need our charity in life.

Medium: Acrylic paint on canvas.

HELPING HANDS - CHARLI DUNKLEY (MUM) SUMMER (6) JACK (10)

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The children defined charity as helping others. Charli volunteers at the Macmillan Unit.

LIVE SIMPLY SO OTHERS MAY SIMPLY LIVE - MARK THORNHILL

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Quote from Mother Teresa

THE LIFE FIGHTER - NATASHA LANE

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What charity means to Natasha is giving to the sick and the poor. She has called her picture ‘ THE LIFE FIGHTER’ because when someone gets a disease they fight it and the nurses help them.

THE BEST OF MEN - BARRY SHARP

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Captain Sir Tom Moore

NOBLE - BARRY SHARP

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Charities are kind, noble and have helped mankind for hundreds of year, much like the horse.

TOGETHER - SOPHIE HASKELL

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It’s hard when we can’t see our loved ones in person, but that’s when a sense of togetherness and care is more important than ever.

Medium: Gouache and applique on Fabric

Portfolio Instagram account – @sophie.h.portfolio

 

LOCKDOWN 2 - EMMA EGAN

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LOCKDOWN 4

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EMPATHY - CHRIS PENNINGTON

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STRENGTH OF UNITY - BELIZ ATALY

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Helping, supporting each other in any situation and being together is the key to build a good and strong society and relationships. Unity is happiness. Medium Digital

RAINBOW PEACOCK - LINDA DOWELL

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A heavenly body, symbolising love, goodwill, nurturing and kindness. A hallmark of benevolence, compassion, peace and salvation. Beautiful colours representing integrity, generosity, care and sustenance. Medium: Acrylic. Linda is a member of staff at the Macmillan unit.

CHANNEL CHALLENGE - NEVILLE COOPER

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Neville is a keen supporter of our charity and attends our day centre. These pictures were painted on the beach whilst 2 of our nurses took on the challenge to swim the distance of the channel before work every morning in November!

OPRAH'S WISDOM - EMILY PATTEN

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I first decided to create the hand holding image as that was the first thing that popped into my head when I thought about charity, or more specifically palliative care. I also wanted to use the Macmillan theme colours for the hands as a nod to why this poster is being created. I then found the Oprah quote online and thought it tied in well with the message and imagery.

Emily is a student at Arts University Bournemouth

 

A NEW DAY NEW HOPE - KEITH WILKINSON

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UNMASKING THE CRACKS - JULIA JENNINGS

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Charity serves us in both unmasking and filling the cracks in the support structure we have created within modern culture. Julia is a student at Arts University Bournemouth.

instagram: @jenpetti_art

LUNASOLA - CARL MUNHAWA

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Time. The interconnectedness of everything; the beauty of the sun and moon, of gold and silver, night and day. 

SWEET NECTAR - DEBORAH TWIGG

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This represents the sweet nectar of life and that means the goodness of charity to us all.

Medium: Acrylic paint on canvas.

THE COFFEE MORNING - MICHELE WHITE

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Inspired by events attended and in memory to my father

THE SWEET SMELL OF CHARITY - HILARY BAMPTON

Hilary is a volunteer at the Macmillan Unit.

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A HANDFUL OF HOPE - DEBORAH TWIGG

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Inspired by catching stars and hearts that represent the kind souls of humanity. The positivity of giving is within us all – and those that it shines brightest within, should be caught and shared around the world. Deborah volunteers at the Macmillan Unit.

HELP ANOTHER BEING TO FIND THE ROAD AHEAD - CAROLE WHYBROW

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BECAUSE - JULIE GOODMAN

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Charity for Julie means remembering a loved one. That’s why we give.

Julie is a talented artist and illustrated our children’s book, Big Bob and Sunny’s Journey. Available on our website.

Contact lin@macmillanlocal.org for a copy. This needs to be zoomed in on!

THE POWER OF GIVING - KATHRYN ADDIS

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This piece was inspired by the generosity of charities and the power of kindness. They make such a difference to the world

BRIGHTER KIND - MARGARET ANN LEWIS

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I am a severely sight impaired person and was inspired to create a picture by receiving your invitation my intention was to produce a tactile picture which sight impaired people can explore and sighted people enjoy. String initially with lots of glue to create the outline and then fill in the centre of the petals and leaves. I then used acrylic paint with my fingers guided by the string. Using more glue the centre of the sunflower is seeds, black peppercorns and tiny beads. Finally sprayed with a Matt varnish. mixed media on A3 card

LOCKDOWN 5

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HELP US - GILLIAN KEY

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My inspiration for my poster stems from the need for help support and treat animals who have been found to be  ill treated.

KINDNESS - POPPY PENNINGTON AGED 9

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GUARDIAN ANGEL OF LIGHT - LINDA DOWELL

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Godrevy Lighthouse from St Ive’s 

The glowing lighthouse, steadfast, there in light and darkness. Guiding, protecting, always watching and helping. Offering a way forward through adversity to a safe harbour. Medium: Acrylic.

SUNRISE SWIM - NEVILLE COOPER

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COMPANY IN THE SKY - NEVILLE COOPER

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THE PATH - ANN BENGE

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Ann was a patient in the Macmillan Unit and left the rights to these photos when she passed away.

SUNSET- ANN BENGE

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When the sun is setting on life, Macmiilan Caring Locally are there.

THE TIDES OF CHANGE - KEITH WILKINSON

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HEROES IN CORK - NATASHA GILCHRIST

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Natasha works magic with corks, making greetings cards, pictures and wedding cake toppers! She is a committed supporter of Macmillan Caring Locally.

www.instagram.com/corkcouplecrafts

www.facebook.com/corkcouplecrafts

ETSY shop: www.etsy.com/uk/shop/CorkCoupleCrafts

KIND OF BLUE - CARL MUNHAWA

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Inspired by jazz and the fluid rhythms of aquatic life. Complexity from simple shapes and sounds.

LOVE - JANICE BIFFIN

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Dedicated to my Sister and all the volunteers who give their time, compassion and support unconditionally to those in need.

DARKNESS INTO LIGHT - LINDA DOWELL

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After the darkness, the nocturnal hare brings in the new day. Filling those in need with light, hope, love, protection, help and care.