THE OFFICIAL ART AUCTION - THE GREAT GROUND HORNBILL ART SHOW

PROCEEDS GO TO THE ALF REWIN CONSERVATION AND SCHOLARSHIP FUND

THE GREAT ART SHOW

The Great Ground Hornbill Art Show is building a legacy scholarship fund. This incredible exhibition by local artists will showcase these beautiful, enigmatic birds followed by a special online auction of the pieces. The scholarship fund will be supporting young conservationists in their educational development, while at the same time ensuring all the work is guided by good science, safeguarding the long term protection of this critically endangered species. Together with your help, we can save them.

THE AUCTION

To place a bid for a piece of artwork below which you are interested in owning, please browse the selection of artworks below. And once you have found the piece you are interested in, scroll all the way to the bottom and enter your details as requested.

Masha Kirikova (ALL INDIVIDUAL PIECES) As art naturalist Masha draws directly from nature in attempt to understand animals and show their true nature. Living in Moscow, she has graduated from the Institute of Art and Design. Masha uses pencil, watercolour and ink. Instead of drawing from reference photos she gets to know animals by observational studies and continuous sketching. Her deep interest in biology and cooperation with zoologists helps her to achieve scientifically accurate results.

Allenn Hallett £260 Allen has been a wildlife Sculptor for the past 25 years, having been a game ranger in Zululand and guiding safaris in South Africa and Botswana with his wife Jenny, his work is now collected globally. His passion for Africa’s wildlife is amazingly portrayed in his work. Allen, spends hours in the bush studying his subject, often returning to observe the animal during the creation of the piece.

Diana Wilkinson £740 In June 2013, Di Wilkinson, mother of 3, was diagnosed with end-stage kidney disease required dialysis 3 times a week for 5 hours at a time and a life-saving kidney transplant. Unfortunately, with less than 1% of the South African population registered as organ donors, her future is rather uncertain. Refusing to give up, motivated by her passion for wildlife, Di started painting beautiful, large platters with wild animals on them.

George Groves £847 George is an established portrait artist, who has worked with some of the leading performers in the world, in sports, films, and business. Having started on a smaller scale, George now works on pieces up to 2 by 2 metres, portraits captured in oils, always telling a story through his marks. A recent publication in Vogue featuring George, has shown a different side to the artist, talking about mental health and the importance of wellbeing within the creative industry.

Marie Cavanagh £80 Marie works mainly with fused glass, using the medium to create anything from functional items such as trinket trays and coasters to large pieces of wall art and splash backs.   All of her work is unique and while similar items can be created no two pieces will ever be the same. Marie also works with silver and most of her items can be personalised, making a truly unique and special keepsake.

Roseanna Chetwood £100 Roseanna has always painted, but quietly over the years harboured the ambition that her paintings were destined to end up on an admirer’s wall instead of being stacked up under a bed. Being successful enough that she can continue to paint more and more has been the only dream Roseanna had. Her art has connected with people all over the world which Roseanna says has been an unexpected pleasure. So with your encouragement, kind words and support she will keep painting.

Julie Bennett £300 Julie creates distinctive gestural portraits that allow her to examine in paint her fascination with the human face. Led by the process of painting she distorts the reality of the features to give her subjects an emotional charge as she considers the individual within a society increasingly driven by celebrity culture. Her works have featured in various publications ranging from Londonist, The Guardian, The Independent, Evening Standard to Stylist.

Josie Clouting £340 Josie’s experimental approach to painting stems from a combination of naive curiosity in science & the natural world and the history of abstract art. By allowing the image to develop in exciting and unusual ways her pieces are abstract. Her current body of work focuses on a more personal response to landscape, inspired by her travels around Britain, exploring wild places, drawn to these futuristic shapes, containing worlds that seem incongruous in the British landscape.

Louisa Ward 1 £240 Louisa is an artist who loves to use watercolour to create colourful and dynamic artwork. She has had a keen interest in art from a young age and enjoys creating in her spare time, wether that be commissions for clients, or for the pure enjoyment of painting. Louisa is currently studying conservation as part of her university course, so the protection of endangered species really allows the emotion you see in Louisa's work to come out.

Jessika Ball £85 San Diego based fashion designer Jessika has been passionate about hand sewing since 2004. Her inspiration is taken from cultures and textiles from all over the world. Jessika has hand made and designed custom wedding gowns, men’s tailored garments and children’s bespoke clothing. Hand embroidery is her favourite technique as it encompasses true folk art – one of her most popular styles and formats to work in.

Marie Cavanagh Marie works mainly with fused glass, using the medium to create anything from functional items such as trinket trays and coasters to large pieces of wall art and splash backs.   All of her work is unique and while similar items can be created no two pieces will ever be the same. Marie also works with silver and most of her items can be personalised, making a truly unique and special keepsake. She has very successful shop in Chalfont St Peter and holds regular classes for all ages

Albert Carranza £180 Albert is currently working as a tattoo artist at the famous Escondido Studio outside of San Diego California. With many styles up his sleeve from fine line and American traditional he is well known locally for his ability to reproduce faces in tattoo form with intense detail. Previously he has worked in Southern California and Hong Kong. For the Art Show he has produced a truly original skateboard deck, hand painted and inspired by pictures of Mabula.

Oneone £65 Oenone specializes in copper artwork. Using etching, patination and sculpture techniques that she has perfected during her 25 year professional career. Oenone produces flat, wall-hung, and 3D sculptures that combine a realistic but quirky take on animal and coastal themes, with each being truly unique.

Oneone £55 Oenone specializes in copper artwork. Using etching, patination and sculpture techniques that she has perfected during her 25 year professional career. Oenone produces flat, wall-hung, and 3D sculptures that combine a realistic but quirky take on animal and coastal themes, with each being truly unique.

Jane Wilson £500 After completing a Foundation Course in London Jane studied Surface Pattern and Textiles at Art College in Somerset. It was a toss up between that and Fine Art and Jane now paints full-time, mainly in mixed media and her love of collecting things hasn't abated, her shed come studio is full of art materials, books, maps, music, scraps of fabric and stuff... lots of stuff! Her subject matter changes constantly depending on whether I am working on commissions/ a gallery show.

Doro Rogula £100 Doro’s amazing, inventive digital portraits are based on your own photos. She specialises in re-imagining pictures of family, friends, colleagues, pets, cars or maybe a special house, or place, anything is possible even a favourite fridge! Recently she has been specialising in pets with the explosion in the use of pictures in social media video call backgrounds. Your gran can fly a jet fighter, your old car could win a Grand Prix, your fridge can dance.

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Stephen Byrne £875

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Julie Krajicek £325

Jos Haigh £90 Jos is an enthusiastic artist and has been painting and selling her work for years. Big, bright and bold is her style. Enjoying experimenting with unconventional combinations and creating the unexpected. She believe all colours go together, with her motto, it really is:  ...don't be afraid to experiment. It's not brain surgery - no-one will die! Jos paints in oils, acrylics and watercolours.

Louisa Ward 2 £140 Louisa is an artist who loves to use watercolour to create colourful and dynamic artwork. She has had a keen interest in art from a young age and enjoys creating in her spare time, wether that be commissions for clients, or for the pure enjoyment of painting. Louisa is currently studying conservation as part of her university course, so the protection of endangered species really allows the emotion you see in Louisa's work to come out.

Michael Restrick £340 Restrick began his training at Reading College before continuing his studies at Winchester School of Art under the critical eyes of Ian Dawson and Jim Unsworth. Whilst on an exchange program in New York he developed an understanding of conceptual art practice under the mentoring and guidance of the highly regarded Roy Nicholson.

Marie Cavanagh £45

Marie Cavanagh £45

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