18th October 2019 — St Mary’s Calne artists have generously supported the latest Erlestoke Prison (Wiltshire) fundraising initiative to create sporting facilities at the site by contributing original artworks for cARTes postales 'Art on Postcards', alongside works by professional artists, which include that of Antony Gormley.
The pieces will be auctioned and the proceeds will go towards this worthwhile cause. An amazing array of leading and local artists, writers, actors, musicians and other talented people, have generously created unique artwork on a postcard for this initiative by The Friends of Erlestoke Prison and the Salisbury Museum.
Purchasing a postcard voucher could mean becoming the owner of a postcard. Postcards created include those by St Mary's pupils, Gigi Lane and Nina Waterlow.
“It is wonderful that our artists recognise the local opportunities that benefit the wider community, to be thinking, making, ethical artists,” commented Kimberley Appleyard Pallot, Director of Art at St Mary’s Calne. More details about the initiative can be found on the Salisbury Museum website.