Special fundraiser edition from Giorgiko

In light of the recent violence we are seeing in our world, we are offering a special 12 x 12 inch (30 x 30 cm) timed edition print of “Jay” to support KidPower in teaching kids and adults the skills to prevent and stop bullying, harassment and violence through creating a culture of care and respect.

100% of the profits will be donated to KidPower.

The duo’s painting “Jay” depicts two characters, Wonder and Jay, as they look out at the scene before them.  Jay can see what Wonder cannot and is troubled.  In empathy and compassion, Wonder stands by his side. They stand together as two different people sharing pain, joy, and a journey.

Darren and Trish of Giorgiko are reminded of the story of “The Good Samaritan” that Jesus tells when asked, “Who is the neighbor we should be loving?” Jesus tells the story of someone who is robbed, beaten, and left for dead.  Two people of the same culture and creed pass by without doing anything.  But someone of a different culture and creed stops to help.  This “Good Samaritan” tends to the beaten person’s wounds and also provides for his recovery.  Jesus challenges listeners to see that the “neighbor” we are to love is not just the one who looks like us, or believes like us, but rather the one who is in need.

In a time where we are surrounded by such incredible diversity, we must love our neighbor.  Our survival as a people is dependent on love.

The artists selected to donate to KidPower, because they really love their positive message and investment into the future of our society (kids) by teaching them to love one another.

The “Jay” edition will be available for 72 hours on the Thinkspace Webshop from Friday, April 2 at 9 am until Monday, April 6 at 9 am Pacific Time. The edition size will be based on the number of prints ordered during this 72 hour sale period. All prints will be numbered based on this. The edition will then be printed by Static Medium, signed by the duo, and shipped sometime in late May.

Print Details:
12×12 inches / 30x30cm
Fine art print on Moab Entrada Rag Natural 300gsm paper
Signed and numbered by the artists

Important Note:
Prints will NOT ship until late May. There are NO pre-sales of any kind.

About KidPower:
KidPower is the global nonprofit leader in personal safety education for all ages, teaching skills for strong relationships and prevention of harm.  Their workshops and programs empower children, teens, and adults to prevent and stop bullying, abuse, harassment, assault, and other violence.  KidPower’s vision is to work together with people of all backgrounds, beliefs, and walks of life on our shared common ground of teaching skills for safety, respect, confidence, and kindness for everyone, everywhere.

We selected to donate to KidPower, because we really love their positive message and investment into the future of our society (kids) by teaching them to love one another.

KidPower was chosen as a 2020 Top-Rated Nonprofit by Greatnonprofits.org.

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