GUEST CURATOR: NENEH CHERRY

 

CO-CURATORS:
LEE SHARROCK, PETER WELLS-THORPE, AND BAKUL PATKI

 

AUCTIONEER:
TOM BEST
(The Auction Collective)

 

6:30pm for Viewing    7:45 pm Live Auction

 

RSVP for Guest list to:
info@armsaroundthechild.org

8 KING STREET, ST. JAMES’S, LONDON SW1Y 6QT

The list of exhibiting artists includes:

Jacobo Alonzo, Christian Azolan, Lauren Baker, Dan Baldwin, Bartholomew Beal, Mr Brainwash, Paul Broomfield, Justin Bua, Chila Kumari Singh Burman MBE, David Byrne, Rob and Nick Carter, Newton Cavalcanti, Fabrice Cazenave, Wayne Clough. Pete Codling, The Connor Brothers, Cecile Davidovici, Miriam Escofet,  Pure Evil, Jermaine Frances, William Fice, Jill Furmanovsky, Toni Gallagher, Jimmy Galvin, Kay Gasei, Gregory de la Haba, Jamie Hewlett, Heckel’s Horse Jnr, Grey Hutton, Chrissie Hynde, Ryo Kato,  David Paul Kay, James Lai, Poppy Lennox, Andrew Logan, Emma Loizides, LUAP, Joe Machine, Maximilian Magnus, Alison McKenna,  Colin McMaster, Jemima Murphy, George Morton-Clark, MM (Art by Maxim under the moniker MM), Jemima Murphy, Alexander Newley, Aidan O’Neill, Milosz Odobrovic, Zak Ove, Pigcasso, Dan Pearce, Giles Price, Thiago Rocha-Pitta, Jamie Reid, Zandra Rhodes, Sam Rowley, Andrew Salgado, David Shrigley, Paul Stephenson, Ben Summers, John Trashkowsky, Alexandros Tsokalis, Bradley Theodore, Michael Thompson, David Tucker, Lisa Vandy, Johan Walstrom, Kristjana S Williams, Joy Wolfenden-Brown and Osman Yousefzada.

AUCTION COMMITTEE:

Anna Kirrage | Art Adviser
Ellie Milner | Global Director AATC
Frank Runge | Sono Global
Helen O’Brien | Legal & Business Affairs Consultant
Jason Colchin-Carter | isis Phoenix Arts

Kiran Sharma | Kikit Entertainment
Lee Sharrock | Curator / PR / Writer
Mervyn Lyn | Strategic Partnership Solutions
Peter Wells Thorpe | 3003 Group
Roselyn Cason | McKinsey & Co
Stuart Watts | Watts PR

Press coverage

Curators

Lee Sharrock is a curator, global creative PR specialist and writer. Lee curated the inaugural Arms Around the Child charity exhibition with Ellie Milner in 2017, and has worked with other charities on fundraising art auctions including; Macmillan, Art Cardboard Citizens, Grenfell Tower Benefit Auction and ABC Children’s Trust.  Lee studied at Norwich University of the Arts before moving to London to study Art History & Italian at University College London (UCL) and Bologna University.  Since graduating and beginning her career at Sotheby’s Auctioneers, Lee went on to work at the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), Timothy Taylor Gallery and Saatchi & Saatchi (as Global Creative PR Director).  Lee is now an independent curator and PR & communications specialist working with artists, charities, advertising agencies and galleries in the UK and internationally.

Peter Wells-Thorpe

 

Peter Wells-Thorpe is an international Fine Art consultant, curator & artist manager and the founder of Splash! – the new UK Art Biennale, launching in 2021.
Peter currently advises Cancer Research UK as well as Arms Around The Child on art auction strategy, design and implementation.

Committee

Anna Kirrage

 

Anna Kirrage is an art advisor with a specialism in modern and contemporary art and photography. She has 20-years’ experience in the London art market. She started her career at a private collection of Scottish art followed by a Mayfair gallery dealing in blue-chip modern masters and contemporary art. She spent almost 10 years with an arts communications consultancy working on media relations, strategy and events for several national and international art fairs and galleries. She then co-founded and ran the contemporary photography gallery Black Box Projects before starting her own art advisory in 2021.

Stuart Watts

 

Award winning global entertainment publicist and has been in PR / Entertainment for 25 years looking after some of the biggest names in entertainment globally
Stuart joins Arms around the child committee and also is ambassador for Centrepoint – British Red Cross – Global Citizen – Royal Variety Performance and many more.

Mervyn Lyn

 

A music industry veteran, Mervyn Lyn is former VP Strategic Partnerships at Sony Music Entertainment and GM of Motown International. With a music business career spanning 35 years, he has worked with some of the world’s most recognised artists including Beyonce, Justin Timberlake, Whitney, Usher, Alicia keys, The Notorious B.I.G, Kings of Leon and man more.

 

Mervyn currently runs an agency responsible for creating bespoke partnerships involving music, sports or entertainment. Most recently his company negotiated and implemented a partnership with Fuji’s Instax and Taylor Swift.

Roslyn Marcus

 

Roselyn leads global partner hiring for McKinsey & Company, a global management consulting firm that serves leading businesses, governments, non-governmental and not-for-profit organizations.

 

Roselyn is also a social activist, networker and fundraiser who has, in the last decade, humbly supported many charities including The Nelson Mandela Foundation and Arms Around The Child. She holds British and American citizenship and has lived in the United Kingdom for over twenty years, divorced with one amazing child, Nicole Alexandra Marcus.

Helen O’Brien

Helen has been a Trustee if Arms Around the Child since 2014. She is a Legal and Business Affairs Consultant, having previously been a Partner at Mishcon de Reya and COO and General Counsel of Mission Media.

 

She is passionate about helping change the lives of children. And is incredibly excited about supporting heART & Soul.