An auction of art to be held in Cambridge in Mid November 2017 to raise funds for entrepreneurial women in Ethiopia, a country hard hit by natural disasters and disease. Ethiopia’s economy has grown at an annual rate of nearly 10 per cent for the last seven years, making it one of the fastest growing economies. But the country is starting from a very low base in terms of development and equal rights for women.
This augurs well for future development.
The brilliance of the auction is that it is a win/win for everyone. Artists who generously donate their work gain wide exposure through the pre-auction, 5-day exhibition; bidders go home with beautiful art and the projects in Ethiopia are revitalised.
A central, beautiful and historic venue has been given free-of-charge and everyone involved is volunteering their time and expertise. Steven Drake of Willingham Auctions has generously offered to run the auction itself. Help us to make it a great occasion!
All funds raised by you and the sale of art will go directly to the projects.