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MSWPS—SUNFLOWERS FOR UKRAINE


29 Sep 2022 - 10 Oct 2022

Opening Event Sunday 2 October at 2pm

Location: Cato Gallery


In conjunction with this year's 113th annual exhibition, the Melbourne Society of Women Painters and Sculptors will hold an exhibition of small sunflower artworks in the Cato Gallery at VAS.
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MSWPS—SUNFLOWERS FOR UKRAINE

Location: Cato Gallery


29 Sep 2022 - 10 Oct 2022

Opening Event Sunday 2 October at 2pm

In conjunction with this year's 113th annual exhibition, the Melbourne Society of Women Painters and Sculptors will hold an exhibition of small sunflower artworks in the Cato Gallery at VAS.

These works have been created and donated by members and 100% of proceeds will go to the Red cross Ukraine Appeal.

Sunflowers—soniashynk in Ukrainian—have been grown in Ukraine since the mis 18th century and throughout Ukraine’s history the flower has been used as a symbol of peace.

Viewing and sales are available here:

Banner image: 'Towards the light’ by Karen Hopkins

The Melbourne Society of Women Painters and Sculptors (MSWPS) has used its 113th annual Exhibition to show support for the Ukrainian community through a fundraising program featuring special Sunflower artworks.

Sunflowers—soniashnyk in Ukrainian—have been grown in Ukraine since the mid-18th century. Throughout Ukraine’s history, the sunflower has been used as a symbol of peace.

All Sunflower artwork sales will go 100% to the Red Cross Ukraine Appeal.

https://www.redcross.org.au/ukraine

The works exhibited are a symbol of support from artists of The Melbourne Society of Women Painters & Sculptors reflecting the support of the Australian community.

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Members of the Ukrainian Women's Association Australia—Alla Horska branch at the opening of the 'Sunflowers for Ukraine' Exhibition at the Victorian Artists Society.

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Left: Yanina Dutka from the Ukrainian Women's Association Australia—Alla Horska branch, with Karen Hopkins, Committee Member of MSWPS, responsible for developing the 'Sunflowers for Ukraine' campaign.

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