Art exhibition for a cause

Alamelu Annamalai, an ambidextrous visual artist based in Chennai will be hosting an exhibition and sale of her paintings titled Canvas for a Cause at CP Art Centre, Alwarpet, from February 29 onwards. She will be donating half the proceeds to Blue Cross of India (BCI), Madras.
Art exhibition for a cause
Paintings done by Alamelu Annamalai (inset)

Chennai

“I have been visiting and volunteering with BCI over the past year. Each time I go, I see the love, affection and commitment with which everyone works every day to make the lives of the animals better. It is heart-warming to see people of all ages helping out whenever they can. I wanted to see how I could contribute beyond volunteering. As an artist, I’ve always felt how impactful art is to bring attention to a cause — because I witnessed the constant support BCI needs inthe form of donations to run such a massive operation. I came up with the idea of an exhibit of my work to raise funds to help our furry friends,” says Alamelu.

The paintings are priced betweenRs 500 and Rs 80,000, which Alamelu justifies by saying, “This way, anyone who wantsto help can ‘purchase with a purpose’ andtake home a painting.”

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