Art Contest Benefits Send a Net Save a Live

Tent Throw Pillow in Navy Blue & White
Tent Throw Pillow in Navy Blue & White
by twowhiteowls


There are many ways to spend $15 dollars, but what better way to participate in a fun event and safe a life while at it! If you are an artist, please consider participating in this art contest that is open to all levels and mediums.

I was asked by the organizers of My Art Contest to judge the Fall/Winter "Portraits" Art Contest . Submissions are currently being accepted and the contest will run until December 15, 2009. The winner will be announced by December 23, 2009.

My Art Contest donates a part of the $15 dollar entry fee to a charity chosen by the Juror's. So of course UNHCR came to mind and I just had to accept!

You can see the current entries here

During my trip to Washington DC for the UNHCR Refugee Day conference in May, I learned that Malaria is the number one killer of refugees in Africa. To combat this problem a very simple and inexpensive solution has been found. A representative of

Nothing but Nets

pointed out that there has been a drastic reduction in deaths due to Malaria in camps where the nets have been implemented. Nothing but Nets works with UNHCR to help distribute bed nets to refugees in 15 countries.

A $10 dollar donation purchases a life-saving bed net for one family!

I have chosen Nothing but Nets to be the charity of choice, who will receive a donation from the "My Art Contest" . I like to invite my artist friends to participate in this contest and help end the spread of Malaria in refugee camps.

Not an Artist - but like to buy a net?

Click Here

Related Posts

Miniature Movie Set Diorama - The Grand Budapest Hotel by Wes Anderson
Miniature Movie Set Diorama - The Grand Budapest Hotel by Wes Anderson
I have finished a miniature Movie set Diorama of the Grand Budapest Hotel in 1 12 scale. The diorama is a wonderful gift
Read More
Three New Horse Portrait Commissions
Three New Horse Portrait Commissions
It's a bit crazy at the moment with a lot of portrait commissions that need to get painting. I am currently working on t
Read More
Back to blog

Leave a comment

Please note, comments need to be approved before they are published.

* “As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.This page might contains affiliate links, therefore if you choose to purchase after clicking a link, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.” *

Gift Ideas

1 of 10

Shop Miniatures

1 of 7

New Freebies for Crafters

1 of 12

Meet the Artist

"My Name is Enzie (NC) and I am a multi disciplinary artist based in southern California, USA.

I specialize in life size commissioned pet and people portraits and hand crafted gift items. My designs are also features on a variety of decor and gift items for the collector who desires something unique.

Thank you for stopping by and supporting an artist with your purchase! "