Rotary Aberdeen Deeside is pleased to announce that our Charity Art Event will once again be held this year on the 2nd October. As before it will be held at the ‘The Grand Ballroom’ of the Marcliffe Hotel but will be held in the afternoon, doors opening at 1300hrs with the event running from 1400hrs to 1700hrs, rather than in the evening.
Our local artist this year is John O’Neill.
John O’Neill is a lifelong painter work- ing mainly in oil and watercolour and paints a variety of subjects, mainly landscape and urban scenes. John is a member of the Society of Scottish Artists and the Aberdeen Artists Society. He has exhibited in Aberdeen Art Gallery and with the Royal Society of Oil Painters (ROI) in Trafalgar Square. A winner of the TALP competition in 2021 and 22. John won his wildcard heat in Sky Landscape Artist of the Year in 2019, appeared again in 2020 and was a main competitor in 2022. His paintings are in collections world-wide and he is represented by Gallery Heinzel Aberdeen, Eion Stewart Stonehaven, Fittleworth Gallery Sussex and Vedhol-men Galleri in Bergen, Norway.
information about his career and work can
be found on his website johnoneilloriginalartwork.co.uk.
John will paint one or two pictures, from the Grand Ballroom stage, which will also be shown on several large TV screens to the audience. At the end of the event the work will be auctioned off with proceeds going to Befriend a Child and other charities. Other works of the Artist will be on display and available for sale. There will also be a raffle.
Tickets are now available from John Martin on 01224316140 or 07941536467 and other outlets including on-line here where more information will be posted as it becomes available.
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