Lovelys hold silent art auction in aid of Oasis Domestic Abuse Service

Art auction at Lovelys

By Jodie Nesling

Kent’s oldest art shop, Lovelys, has teamed up with Oasis Domestic Abuse Service to organise an exhibition and silent auction of postcard-sized original artworks.

The Northdown Road gallery will host the exhibition throughout their first-floor gallery. Owner Caroline Lovely thanked the artists for donating their work: “Oasis is such an important charity and I’m very happy that we can host this event for such a good cause,” she said.

Silent bidding is available on all art pieces throughout the exhibition. All proceeds will be donated to Oasis. Bids can be placed in the gallery, by telephone or via email.

Artists include Erica Sturla, Pascal Phillipe, Antony Giles, Twinkle Troughton, Jo Elbourne, Kath Love, Julien Hatswell, Angela Malone, Megan Metcalf, John Hughes, Mike Samson, Tony Nandi, Anthony Collings, Eleanor Marriott, Lilias Buchanan and David Winthrop.

Loukia Michael of Oasis said: “Lovelys has been a part of the Thanet community for over 120 years. Every penny raised will help us to support families affected by domestic abuse and we are grateful to Lovelys for their generosity.”

Open from Friday, March 13 until Wednesday March, 25 at Lovelys Gallery- 248 Northdown Road, Cliftonville,
Monday-Saturday,9am -5pm.