26 days.
26 artists.
26 pounds.

An online art gallery raising funds in the spirt of the 2.6 challenge. Get your hands on never to be released affordable pieces of downloadable art by a mixture of 26 well known artists, some famous, with artistic ability, over 26 days sold at a set price of £26.

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26 days.
26 artists.
26 pounds.

An online art gallery raising funds in the spirt of the 2.6 challenge. Get your hands on never to be released affordable pieces of art by a mixture of 26 well known artists, some famous, with artistic ability, over 26 days sold at a set price of £26.

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About Project 2.6

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a catastrophic effect with the cancellation of thousands of events and the loss of billions in income through fundraising events. Project 2.6 hopes to raise money by putting a spin on the 2.6 challenge.

Each day you will have 24 hours to purchase a never to be released affordable work of art by a mixture of 26 well known artists, some famous, with artistic ability, over 26 days sold at a set price of £26.00.

Each downloadable artwork is available for only a 24 hour period and is numerically tagged so each purchase becomes a limited edition, creating value over time.

Mind provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem, caampaigning to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding. They won't give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets support and respect.

Child Bereavement UK helps children, parents and families to rebuild their lives when a child grieves or when a child dies. The charity supports children and young people up to the age of 25 who are facing bereavement, and anyone affected by the death of a child of any age. Child Bereavement UK also provides training to professionals in health and social care, education, and the voluntary and corporate sectors, equipping them to provide the best possible care to bereaved families.

We’re leading the fight for a future where all young minds are supported and empowered, whatever the challenges. We’re here to make sure they get the best possible mental health support and have the resilience to overcome life’s difficulties.

The Artists

No.

1

Jools Holland OBE

Jools is a composer, pianist, band leader and broadcaster, he is married with four children. Jools was awarded an OBE in 2003 for his services to the British music industry Jools has supported Child Bereavement UK for many years, To help raise funds once again, he has kindly donated his portrait of Big Joe Turner, one of his all-time favourite singers. He made this piece after meeting Joe in the 1980’s in New York City.

No.

2

Sir Quentin Blake

*Sale starts 10am 22.11.20*. Quentin is known for his collaboration with writers such as Russell Hoban, Joan Aiken, Michael Rosen, John Yeoman, David Walliams and, most famously, Roald Dahl. Since the 1990s Quentin Blake has had an additional career as exhibition curator and has begun to make larger-scale work for hospitals and healthcare settings in the UK and France where his work can be seen in wards and public spaces.

No.

3

Flappy Lane Fox

Flappy is a botanical illustrator who contributed eight botanical illustrations to The Highgrove Florilegium and The Transylvania Florilegium for HRH the Prince of Wales and she will be holding an exhibition of her work in 2021. She is also a dedicated Patron of Child Bereavement UK and has been pivotal in many fundraising events to benefit the charity..

No.

4

Tim Rockins

Tim Rockins is co-founder of internationally renowned fashion & cosmetics brand Rockins for whom he provides all graphic content. For over a decade he worked alongside Jamie Hewlett on all visual aspects of the multi-award winning cartoon pop band Gorillaz. He has also made artwork for Kate Moss, Yoko Ono, Snoop Dogg, Terry de Havilland, Agent Provocateur, DJ Zinc & The Bees amongst many others.

No.

5

Dave Gibbons

Check back here on Dave Gibbons established himself in underground comics and fanzines in Britain before becoming a frequent contributor to the seminal 2000AD, illustrating HARLEM HEROES, DAN DARE and co-creating ROGUE TROOPER. WATCHMEN, his collaboration with writer Alan Moore, is the best-selling graphic novel ever published. It became a major motion picture in 2009 and was the basis of a multi-award-winning TV show in 2019.

No.

6

Lilah Parsons

Lilah Parsons is a British presenter and illustrator. She has worked for MTV, Capital FM and currently has her own show on Heart Radio every Friday and Saturday. Lilah’s art focuses on intricate bespoke pen & watercolour designs and she is thrilled to be a part of Project 2.6 raising funds for these very important causes.

No.

7

Gary Andrews

Over the years Gary has worked on many commercials and pop promos as well as a couple of movies, had a spell at Disney, animated several Beatrix Potter characters as well as Toad from The Wind in the Willows. Often to be seen in the pages of Private Eye, where he has been illustrating the ‘Sylvie Krin’ stories for over 30 years. In 2017, Gary's wife Joy died suddenly from Sepsis aged just 41, he has kept a visual, online diary ever since charting his journey as a widower and solo parent which has recently formed the basis of a book “Finding Joy” that was published in September 2020 by John Murray.

No.

8

Tomer Peretz

Tomer Peretz is a well renowned Los Angeles-based Israeli conceptual artist and painter. An artist since his early childhood in Jerusalem, Peretz utilizes a spectrum of platforms, including oil and acrylic painting, photography, and conceptual art to express his unique and contemporary point of view. Every piece highlights an underlying theme of elements of mystery and his search for the profound.

No.

9

Bradley Theodore

Bradley Theodore is known for his colorful depictions of icons. He is a multi-disciplinary artist whose iconoclastic approach to art can be found internationally, from 10-foot murals on the streets of Tokyo, Paris and Milan, to sold-out solo exhibitions in London and NYC. 

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