Each year The Kidney Foundation of Canada mounts an unique fundraiser for kidney research – “A Brush of Hope“. Canadians from many walks of life pick up paint and brushes to create one-of-a-kind works which are then auctioned on eBay.
This year I was invited to take part along with fellow Canadian musicians Leonard Cohen, Susan Aglurkark, Alex Lifeson (of Rush), Hawksley Workman; comedians Mike Myers and Elvira Kurt; representing the political spectrum, MPs Elizabeth May (Saanich-Gulf Islands – and Federal Green Party Leader), Justin Trudeau (Papineau), and New Brunswick Premier David Alward; alongside figure-skater, Kurt Browning, NHLer John Tavares, and a score of others lending an artistic hand to the cause.
This is my effort:
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The Foundation's ebay gallery will display over 100 original paintings until October 30 - all proceeds from the sale goes to the organization. So bid away!