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Willow Foundation: Stars on Canvas 2014

On 13 November, our charity partner, the Willow Foundation, launched Stars on Canvas 2014.

Top celebrities including Robbie Williams and Mo Farah, as well as leading artists such as Richard Long, have taken part in this unique fundraising event by painting an original piece of artwork for public auction – and the results are incredible.

Last night, The Willow Foundation displayed each piece at a private viewing at in London’s Heddon Street and invited us along to have sneak peek…

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Many of the amazing pieces of Stars on Canvas artwork currently up for auction, displayed at The Hub – just a stone’s throw from London’s Saville Row.

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Artists and art lovers admiring the canvases (left) and a close up of some of the pieces, including ‘Droid Soup’ by JJ Adams.
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Our very own Angela and Bob Wilson OBE, former Arsenal goalkeeper and proud founder of the Willow Foundation.
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The League of Gentlemen’s Reece Shearsmith (left) and his work of art (right).
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Musical contributions from pop artists such as Kylie Minogue, Will.I.Am and Robbie Williams (left); the only painted Gruffalo in existence (centre) and a canvases from the Illustrators section, including a piece by Mr Scruff (right).

Would you like to see these canvases in the flesh? This wonderful exhibition is open to the public (opening times) until 4pm this Sunday.

If you like the look of these one off pieces of art, they are currently up for eBay auction until this Sunday afternoon, so start bidding – not only will you get something very special, all of the money will go to towards the inspiring work carried out by the Willow Foundation.

Images: RLD

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