Donating 10% from my original art sold to Full Stop Foundation in the month of Feb

The Full Stop Foundation is about stopping sexual assault and domestic violence – Full Stop.

“Our focus is on prevention and engaging with individuals, foundations, business and community leaders to drive meaningful change to achieve our vision of a society in which sexual assault and domestic violence no longer exist.” – Full Stop Foundation

As an initiative of Rape & Domestic Violence Services Australia, the Full Stop Foundation leads in the prevention of sexual, domestic and family violence in Australia through innovative programs.

During the month of February I’ll be donating 10% of the profit from my original artwork sold to the Full Stop Foundation.  For a list of available works please visit saatchiart.com/kimleutwyler!

Seeking non-profits to feature in 2016 for PhilanthropArt

Hello everyone! It’s been such an exciting time for my art practice, and I’m looking forward to giving back.

I’m seeking non-profits to feature in 2016 for PhilanthropArt.com. I’ll donate 10%-100% of the profits from my original artwork sold. If you know of an organization that could use the support please let me know!

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Feel free to comment or email me directly via artist@kimleutwyler.com. Thanks in advance for your suggestions!

Donating 10% of sales from original art sold in November to THERAsurf 

  
Saatchi Art recently shared a collection of works presented in celebration of THERAsurf, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping special-needs children experience the healing nature of the ocean and surfing. 

I was really taken with the collection and organisation, so for each of my paintings sold in November, I will donate 10% of proceeds to benefit THERAsurf.

You can find out more about THERAsurf by checking out this video or visiting therasurf.org

Check out my Saatchi Art page or reach out via artist@kimleutwyler.com if you’d like to purchase art for a cause! 

So excited to be creating the 2016 Midsumma Guide Cover and exhibiting as a feature artist!

  
I’m so excited to have been selected as the winner of the Midsumma guide cover competition! Here’s what the selection means for me:

1. $1500 prize money to be used for my art practice. 

2. Feature artist in a 2016 Midsumma Festival exhibition 

3. Feature article in queer media 

4. Artwork will be used as the hero image of the 2016 festival

Time to get painting for the exhibition in Melbourne! Follow along via kimleutwyler.com

http://www.amnesty.org.au/refugees/

Donating 10% of original artwork sold in October to Amnesty International – Refugees

Millions of people around the world are fleeing their homelands to escape war, genocide, torture and persecution. Most recently the Australian Government has stepped up to save the lives of 12,000 people escaping war in Syria.

During the month of October I’ll be donating 10% of the proceeds from my original artwork sold to Amnesty International, a global movement that works to uphold the rights of people seeking asylum across the world.  Amnesty uses funding to place researchers on the ground in conflict areas to expose human rights violations, lobby governments, corporations and international bodies to champion human rights, fund campaigning in Australia to dispel myths about refugees and more!

In October, we’ll be launching a new crisis campaign aimed at increasing international pressure on the Syrian Government and other non-state actors to significantly reduce the number of civilian casualties and improve humanitarian access into Syria. Join Amnesty activists across the globe in the coming months in calling for real action on Syria! – amnesty.org.au/refugees

Want to get directly involved?  Visit amnesty.org.au/get-involved to find out how you can make a difference.  You can also spread awareness on social media using #OpentoSyria #refugeeswelcome  and tag @Amnestyoz ;)

If you’d like to purchase an original piece of art for a good cause please reach out to me directly at artist@kimleutwyler.com!

Donating 10% from paintings sold in August to #HashtagLunchbag

  
During the entire month of August I’ll be donating 10% of the profit from my original artworks sold to #HashtagLunchbag! 

#HashtagLunchbag is a movement dedicated to utilizing social media to bring awareness to and eliminate hunger in local communities.

The thing I love most about this organisation is that anyone around the world can get involved quite easily, and they encourage participation through grassroots events worldwide. They help you to get a group of friends together to make some lunch bags with love, and then hand them out at an event in your local community! 

To find out more and get involved in your city, simply visit hashtaglunchbag.org

If you’d like to purchase one of my original artworks for a good cause please reach out via artist@kimleutwyler.com. ;)

  

Audio from my recent artist/sitter Q&A with Myf Warhurst at the Art Gallery of NSW

Myf Warhurst uncovers the story of the relationship between artist and sitter from the 2015 Archibald Prize finalists. She spoke to artist Kim Leutwyler and her subject, Ollie Henderson, an activist, designer and one of Australia’s top models.

Image: Kim Leutwyler ‘Start the riot’ (detail), Archibald Prize 2015 finalist © the artist.

I hope you enjoy the audio from my recent artist/sitter Q&A with Myf Warhurst at the Art Gallery of NSW!  Myf was so fantastic and made Ollie and I feel right at ease.  Thanks so much to everyone who was able to attend!

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