Heartwork: Art Benefit for Target House

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Heartwork is a project designed to raise money for art supplies within the art room at Target House—this wonderful home-away-from-home for the families of children facing long-term treatment at St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.

The idea is simple. Every year, a group of talented artists will create a series of posters to raise money for the art room. Each of the posters will feature a different interpretation of the Target House elephant mascot, chosen because it represents family, long life, strength and playfulness—attributes with special meaning at a place designed for families to live, play and heal.

Here’s a sample of the posters available in this year’s Heartwork benefit.
christopher lee

Balancing Act by Christopher Lee

michael bartalos

Tuskers Ahoy by Michael Bartalos

katie kirk

Circus by Katie Kirk

invisible creature

Collaboration by Don Clark

wink design

Love to Grow by Scott Thares (wink)

You can make a donation to the cause by purchasing Heartwork prints from the Poster Cabaret. 100% of proceeds, after costs, go directly to the art room within Target House. All prints are signed and limited to an edition of 40.

Follow the Heartwork project on Twitter.

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