Peace in Our Time fundraiser
Peace in Our Time is a fundraiser initiative through the sale of 5 x 7” blank greeting cards that display original oil paintings by Leesburg-based visual artist Sabina Puppo. All proceeds (100%) are donated to the UN Refugee Agency to help and protect refugees and people displaced by the war in Ukraine.
These greeting cards are sold onsite in Historic Downtown Leesburg at the Very Virginia Shop, 16 S. King Street, Leesburg, Virginia.
Set of 9 cards: US$50. Set of 3 random cards: $20. Individual card: $7.
You may also purchase Peace in Our Time cards online:
1) Send a Zelle using the firstname.lastname@example.org email address.
2) Use the donation form below to make one or multiple donations.
We still need a mailing address for your cards, so please send an email to email@example.com detailing it. Nationwide postage in the United States is US$4. Overseas will depend on location, so email us and we’ll let you know.
These are the 9 images on the cards:
Leesburg First Friday June 3, 2022
The Friends of Leesburg Public Art (FOLPA.org) is organizing a Meet the Artists art exhibit and sale only on June 3rd from 6-8 pm at the offices of Raymond James in downtown Leesburg (201 Loudoun St SE, Leesburg VA) Suite 100, right across from the Tuscarora Mill. There will be a wine tasting, music and various art vendors.
The “Peace in Our Time” greeting cards will be sold in person by the artist. See you there!
How to get showcased on @MadeinLoudounVA?
The arts are vital to the quality of life in Loudoun County. We nurture an environment where the arts may flourish. Made in Loudoun showcases the art of local visual artists on the Instagram social media handle @MadeinLoudounVA. We also fundraise for specific causes, like the “Peace in Our Time” initiative, described above.
In order to get your artwork published on the @MadeinLoudounVA Instagram page you have to be a Loudoun County resident, home or studio. If you are then, then follow these steps:
- Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with this information:
- Attach a good quality frontal image of your favorite artwork (no frame)
- List the “Artwork title,” the medium, and the dimensions in inches.
- State where in Loudoun County you are based.
- Provide your social media handle, so people can find you directly.
- List five #hashtags related to the artwork.
- You may also provide in the email a photo of your studio, and of you at-work in your studio. These Studio pics will be showcased later in the year.
- The artist will be tagged when the upload is complete, so you are automatically informed.