We unveiled a new limited edition from award winning British artist Doug Hyde which represented a heartfelt thank you message to front line carers. Within three hours the edition had sold out, and the original had also been sold at a record breaking price, raising in excess of £100,000 for the NHS Charities Covid 19 Appeal.
The piece, entitled simply ‘Thank You’, features five of Doug’s signature characters clapping for carers against the backdrop of the rainbow which has come to symbolise hope during this global crisis. Doug commented: “ I think this is my proudest achievement as an artist so far to have been able to contribute in this way.” The overwhelming response of thanks from carers but also disappointment at missing out on the edition has led to an unprecedented decision.
For the first time ever Demonfort Fine Art publishers are going to extend an edition. We are increasing our fundraising target to £150,000 by making Thank You an edition of 999, and we are absolutely sure that with your incredible support we will get there together!
Meanwhile, Doug has created a personal thank you to everyone – a line drawing of ‘Thank You’ for children to colour and display in their windows. (Remember to take photos and share the love on social media!)
This autumn sees an amazing addition of both new artists and new work from current artists. The diverse array of artwork from our current artists only gets better. We have some amazing and very exciting new signed limited edition prints available on canvas or paper from Craig Davison. Capturing some of the heroes and imaginations from our childhood – quite possibly his best yet. Another fantastic artist to win us over once again is Doug Hyde, with his funky little sculptures of cars full to the brim and loveable cuddly bears and bunnies, this collection of limited editions in print and sculpture will be the perfect addition to any collection this autumn.
The new additions don’t stop there, we are extremely excited to announce the new signing of Stuart McAlpine Miller. Stuart graduated from Glasgow School of Art in 1990 where he went on to do his first solo exhibition the next year at the Trinity Gallery, London. He then went on to do numerous exhibitions and shows. Stuart McAlpine Miller was also behind many advertising and marketing campaigns for large corporates including Renault, McVities, Virgin, Persil the list goes on. Having worked to develop his unique style McAlpine Miller is now concentrating on an exciting new series of work as premiered at Memories &Futures, Grosvenor Street in Mayfair 2010.
2012 presents McAlpine Miller with an exciting residency at The Savoy Hotel. He will be creating a series of 8 paintings to feature in their iconic foyer. This is alongside other high profile commissions in both London and Hong Kong.
Keep looking back for updates on editions, current sell outs on publication already include Stuart McAlpine Miller, Craig Davison and Doug Hyde. To avoid disappointment please contact us as soon as possible.
Editions will be available online soon, if you would like to secure a piece please let us know via email or telephone.