Photographers rally to sell prints to benefit Ukraine – Here’s our running list of what you can buy where
In the days following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, individuals and organizations stepped up to raise awareness and raise much-needed funds to help the two million refugees fleeing the violence. In the art world, auction houses and galleries are announcing fundraisers, while institutions are distancing themselves from the Russian oligarchs.
Online, a slew of print fundraisers are popping up in an effort to raise funds and remind people of the beauty of the country now plagued by violence. Below, check out our continuing list of print fundraisers.
WHO: Have a Butchers and Hempstead May and May Print are promoting a charity sale featuring photographs by artists including Alec Soth, Jamie Hawkesworth and Jack Davidson for £50 ($66.50) each. Prints are unsigned and printed on 10″ x 8″ fine art archival paper, with proceeds going to the British Red Cross Ukraine Crisis Appeal.
When: Until Friday, March 11, 2022
WHO: Fast forward: women in photoslocated at the University of Creative Arts in the UK organizes a group of women photographers from Ukraine to sell limited edition prints to help raise funds for emergency organizations. The minimum donation for each draw is £50 ($65.50) and bidders are asked to contact the organizers via Instagram direct message. With works by: Oksana Demianec @oxandem; Daria Kuzmina @_marilyn_marlene; Maria Kazvan @mariakazvan; Daria Bedernichek @Polyn911; Nalina Vaine @nata.theatre, and others.
When: Until Saturday March 12, 2022
WHO: Art4Ukraine supported by The Print Space, a carbon neutral photo and art printing organization based in London. The project aims to raise funds to support refugees from Ukraine as they are displaced and in need of food, shelter and medical assistance. Each A4 archival photo print is available for £100 ($131), including worldwide postage, and profits will be split between Choose Love and War Child.
When: Until Wednesday March 16, 2022 at 10 p.m.
WHO: Neu workshop, a Munich community and non-profit multi-purpose project space is partnering with publishing company JETZT to launch a limited edition print to help those affected by war in Ukraine. All proceeds (purchased via PayPal) will be distributed among charities children’s voices; Vostok-SOS, an organization that helps victims of military aggression; and the Libereco humanitarian aid service. Each print is available for €50 ($55).
When: Until Thursday, March 31, 2022
WHO: Her Clique, the curated art platform founded by former Paddle8 CEO Izabela Depczyk, is hosting Artists for Ukraine, a sale featuring works by artists including Cindy Sherman, Laurie Simmons, Marilyn Minter, Austyn Weiner and Katherine Bradford, with 100% of proceeds benefiting the Voices of Children Foundation.
When: From March 10, 2022
WHO: Darwin Magazine and Metro Imaging, based in the UK, present Photos for Ukraine, a print sale in aid of the non-profit War Child UK.
Six photos by artists Ruth Baldry, Karabo Mooki, Hao Nguyen, Eva Watkins, Sara Meinz, Alex Ingram and Allie and Jen are available in a limited edition (20 prints per image), each printed on eight-inch by 10-inch archival paper in inches, priced at £50 ($56.50).
When: While stocks last.
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