What is the project… Donating Leanne Pearce’s Breastfeeding Portraits -
breastfeed - Portraits with Purpose
Later this year breastfeed will be a crowd funding project to enable Leanne to donate her original breastfeeding portraits to hospitals and other appropriate organisations.
There are 13 original large scale portraits available (artwork can also be commissioned), 1 per organisations.
The money raised will cover the artists costs, framing, delivery to the venue and support her to continue her proactive work as a artists bringing significant issues to the fore through portraiture- Portraits with Purpose
First Stage… Nominate your Setting
Do you know a hospital or appropriate organisation that could benefit from owning and exhibiting a portrait of mother and child which celebrates breastfeeding in all its glory? Proudly displayed; it will help make the statement and reinforce the message that breastfeeding is a positive, nutritious, precious and irreplaceable part of motherhood and a great start for babies.
Please nominate your setting on the super easy form Click Here
Deadline to nominate 5pm, Friday 2nd Oct 2020, nomination is free.
Who will decide…
Leanne is working alongside a committee of professionals to decide on the chosen organisations who will receive amy original breastfeeding portrait, namely:
Angela McConville CEO of The National Childbirth Trust
Amanda Durham Infant Feeding Specialist and Lactation Consultant
Professor Amy Brown Public Health, Policy and Social Sciences, Swansea University
Emma Pickett Chair of the Association of Breastfeeding Mothers and Lactation Consultant
Dr. Minesh Khashu, Consultant Neonatologist, Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust & Prof. of Perinatal Health, Bournemouth University.
Dr. Victoria Thomas Consultant General Paediatrician
How do you donate the project…
The crowdfunder campaign will be launched late 2020, you will be able to support the project from as little as £5. There will be lots of advantages to your pledge including receiving a signed publication - breastfeed - Portraits with Purpose, postcards and prints of the artwork too.
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