An artist has created a limited edition fine art print to raise money for the Unicef Syrian Refugee Fund.
David Storey, of Leighton Buzzard, is hoping to raise £7,000 for the fund from the selling of the prints.
The prints are of his painting, Journey’s End (Mehmet Ciplak carrying Aylan), which is currently on show at the Panter and Hall Gallery, London.
David said: “I feel very passionate about the problem the refugees are facing.
“So many people were in the dark about what has been happening to the Syrian people until that picture of the Turkish police officer carrying the little boy on Bodrum beach really bought home the magnitude of the situation and it was that image that inspired me to want to help.
“At the time, I was preparing some new paintings for a solo show at the Panter and Hall Gallery and I realised that I had an opportunity to make a painting about the problem the Syrian Refugees are facing.
“If I can raise a substantial amount for the refugee fund by selling limited edition prints of the painting I will be very happy.”
There are 50 prints in the edition, priced at £175 each with all profits going directly to Unicef. He has sold six so far, raising £870 for the fun.
To buy a limited edition print, go to: www.david-storey.co.uk/refugee-crisis.html