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    Weʼve raised £310 to Pay for the framing of the three group portraits Matthew Lyons is painting for the Treetops Hospice.

    Funded on Sunday, 3rd September 2023

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    Story

    The artist Matthew Lyons is painting three large, group portraits of the staff and volunteers at Treetops Hospice in Risley near Nottingham.

    Treetops Hospice is the leading end-of-life care charity for Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.

    The charity provides nursing care and emotional support for adults with life-limiting conditions, those who’ve been bereaved, and their families. All the hospice services are available free of charge, from diagnosis onward. Treetops Hospice offers end-of-life nursing care in patients’ own homes, counselling for grieving children and adults, personalised well-being support, and confidential advice.

    This year, Treetops is very proud to be celebrating 40 years of caring for people and their families in the local community.

    Matthew says, "painting these portraits is a great way to thank the people at Treetops for the 40 years work they have done in the community and to recognise the people involved."

    Matthew will donate the paintings to the charity to mark their anniversary and is raising funds so that the paintings can be professionally framed.

    Can you support Matthew so he can frame the paintings?

    Find out more about Matthew at www.matthewlyonsart.com

    For further information about Treetops and the care available, please visit www.treetops.org.uk or call 0115 949 1264.

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    • Matthew Lyons FRSA3 months ago
      Matthew Lyons FRSA

      Matthew Lyons FRSA

      3 months ago

      All three portraits are complete! And getting there with the framing costs! Thanks to everyone for your support far.

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    • Matthew Lyons FRSA4 months ago
      Matthew Lyons FRSA

      Matthew Lyons FRSA

      4 months ago

      Thanks for the donations so far! I have now finished the second portrait. Here is a picture of it.

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    Page last updated on: 9/3/2023 15.13

    Supporters

    10

    • Sarah Brennan

      Sarah Brennan

      Sep 3, 2023

      These are wonderful

      £5.00

    • Nora and Ralpg

      Nora and Ralpg

      Sep 3, 2023

      Great puctures

      £5.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Aug 16, 2023

      Wonderful work Matthew, amazing talent, and for such a worthwhile organisation

      £40.00

    • Liz Leek

      Liz Leek

      Aug 5, 2023

      Portraiture has historically been the domain of power and privilege. These group portraits celebrate courage, bravery and the lives of ordinary people fighting the most extraordinary battles.

      £25.00

    • Ian Jenkins

      Ian Jenkins

      Aug 5, 2023

      Matthew Lyons' portraits are fantastic, representing our community in a positive & embracing way.We are lucky to have him painting local people so please support this inspirational project.

      £25.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Aug 4, 2023

      £50.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Aug 4, 2023

      £100.00

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    Matthew Lyons FRSA

    Matthew Lyons FRSA

    Matthew Lyons is a Nottinghamshire artist, working in Beeston. He mainly paints figurative works which explore fragility, sensitivity and vulnerability. Inspired by Lucian Freud and Paula Rego he has developed a unique style, painting in oil and heavily primed plywood boards.

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