Children of Hope

Art from the children of the Ukraine

An exhibition of art by children from a school in the beautiful Ukrainian city of Ivano-Frankivst. ‘Some of the paintings are sad. The happy ones are even sadder, a Ukrainian saudade.’ The paintings can be seen in person at SP2, on St. Paul’s roundabout, Salisbury, as well as in the online gallery below. Click an image to view at a larger size.

This exhibition is raising money for two Ukranian charities – the Voices of Children Foundation and City of Goodness. Donations can be made to these charities online via their websites.

If you would like to make a cash only donation you can do this via the ArtCare office, Block 29, during office hours BUT please call on ext. 5617 to check one of the team are in the office beforehand. Last day for cash donations 31st May 2022. As a thank you for any cash only donations of £10 or over, you can choose to have one of the digital images below emailed to you at a higher resolution to print out or use as a digital backdrop. We will take your email address and chosen image number when you make your cash donation.

Read more about the exhibition with a list of Ukraine-based artists who offer downloadable digital art (pdf)

Read Derek Pheby’s poem to accompany the artworks (pdf)