Art for Epilepsy auction to raise money for support services

Alkimos artist Sarah Malone.
Alkimos artist Sarah Malone.

AN Alkimos artist’s ‘Cloudburst’ painting is among a collection being auctioned to raise funds for an epilepsy support organisation.

Sarah Malone donated the abstract painting to the Art for Epilepsy initiative, proceeds of which support Epilepsy Action Australia.

Now in its third year, the online art auction features works donated by artists around the country that incorporate the colour purple from a broad spectrum of visual art disciplines.

Chief executive Carol Ireland said there were about 250,000 people with epilepsy in Australia who needed specialist services.

“Our mission is to enable people living with epilepsy to unlock their true potential, manage their condition more effectively, and to ultimately lead happier lives,” she said.

‘Cloudburst’ by Sarah Malone.

“Art for Epilepsy plays an important role in helping us to raise enough funds to be able to continue doing that effectively.

“This year we have more artists involved and more artworks available for auction than ever before, with pieces starting from $50, right up to many thousands of dollars.”

Bidding in the online auction runs throughout this month and will close on May 31.

Visit www.ArtForEpilepsy.com.au for more information.

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