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Featured non-profit organizations to which I donate a percentage of the proceeds from my original artwork sold. For more info please visit PhilanthropArt.com

Kim Leutwyler

June is Pride Month, and I’ll be donating 50% from my paintings sold to Equal Justice Initiative

Equal Justice Initiative is a non-profit committed to challenging racial injustice, ending mass incarceration, and protecting the human rights of the most vulnerable people in society. During Pride Month we celebrate the anniversary of the Stonewall Riots.Please remember that the activism of a black butch lesbian (Stormé DeLarverie) and a black trans woman (Marsha P…

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As with Nov & Dec, I’ll continue to donate 100% from my paintings sold in January to help people and animals who are affected by the unprecedented Australian bush fires, as well as those fighting to put the fires out. I'll be dividing proceed between several non-profit organisations to ensure maximum impact. There are several…

Donating 50% from paintings sold to Australia’s Rural Fire Services

I took these videos of some of the NSW and QLD fires on yesterday’s flight from Brisbane to Sydney. Right now, extraordinary people are fighting catastrophic fires across Australia, saving homes and lives. And it's not even fire season yet. Evidence of the climate crisis is all around us, yet morally corrupt politicians are refusing…

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I have donated one of my paintings for auction to raise funds for CAMP OUT, an Australian organisation that runs a camp for LGBTQI+ and gender diverse teens. In my teens, I would have loved a camp with open workshops and informal discussions on things like identity & what it means to be LGBTIQ-identified or…

Donating 10% of artwork sales in May to Black Rainbow

Im thrilled to be a finalist in the Archibald Prize with my portrait of Faustina Agolley, a Ghanaian-Chinese, openly queer actor, broadcaster, television producer, writer and DJ. To celebrate, I'll be donating 10% of sales from my artwork sold in May to Black Rainbow! This portrait began in September 2018. The preliminary sketches from our…

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I recently donated the creation of a custom portrait to raise funds for non-profit organisation Out for Australia. Thank you to everyone who purchased a raffle ticket at the Australian LGBTI Awards, there were 5 other amazing prizes and we raised $19,570 by the end of the night! Looking forward to painting the raffle winner…

Cayte Latta Memorial Award for Visual Arts

It is an honour to have won ACON's Cayte Latta memorial award for visual arts! I’ve donated 20% of the prize money back to ACON and will use the remainder to paint some of the wonderful LGBTQI+ community heroes I met at the award ceremony. ACON is an Australian, New South Wales based health promotion…

Trischa: A Silent Auction to fund the subject’s cancer treatments

Trischa (Silent Auction) Oil on canvas 41cm x 41cm (16” x 16”) 2018 Current highest bid: $2,200 from Victoria, Australia Retail value: $3000 This portrait is currently being auctioned through Bluethumb Gallery with 100% of the proceeds going directly to Trischa and her family. Battling Breast cancer for the 3rd time, Trischa has found tremendous…

My artwork is hanging in a Profit-for-Purpose Hotel with rooms designed by inspirational women like Sia and Sally Rugg!

Inspirational Australian women have designed rooms in two hotels that put profits towards programs supporting women and girls. Sia, Lee-Lin Chin, Nakkiah, Missy Higgins, Tina Arena, Bindi Irwin, Deborah Mailman and Sally Rugg each had input on their room designs, and the opening was good fun! I’m so happy to be supporting by hanging a…

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Let me tell you about Tamara Armstrong. Always making art from a young age, It wasn't until high school that her real love affair with painting began. She later became a full time teacher, staying up all night painting between work days, a predicament in which many working artists find themselves. 5 yrs ago she…

Supporting Oxfam Australia’s ‘What She Makes’ Campaign

As a maker I stand in solidarity with women like Anju in the image below. Garment workers are incredibly skillful and work hard to make clothing for major brands globally, but they are getting ripped off. No woman should work and create and still live in poverty. For over 20 years Oxfam has been fighting…

Exhibiting with 100% proceeds going to LGBTIQ crisis & info counseling service, Switchboard Victoria

I am pleased to be participating in a 3-month virtual exhibition to benefit Switchboard Victoria. The exhibition entitled "series 01 // love" is in response to the Marriage Equality debate in Australia and invites artists to submit works on the theme of love. Artworks will comprise a set of postcards to be sold, with all…

Donating proceeds to ACF in the month of June

It is up to the people of Earth to speak out and act in favour of a world where nature thrives. Trump is freeloading on a global scale by removing the US government from the rest of the world's commitment to solve climate change. During the month of June I'll be donating 25% of the…

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For the month of May I'd like to share an important organization, the Lesbian Health Fund. I'm excited to be making a donation to the Lesbian Health Fund silent and live auctions taking place on June 1, 2017 in Burlington, VT. I'll be offering an 18" x 24" portrait of a single sitter, with LHF covering…

Queer Art Prize Australia

Queer Art Prize Australia (QAPA) is a new non-acquisitive art prize to celebrate LGBTIQ art achievements in Australia. I was honoured to be a judge for the inaugural prize exhibition, held at Chapel Off Chapel during the 2017 Midsumma Festival as part of their 30th anniversary celebrations. Queer Art Prize Australia (QAPA) seeks to be…

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So happy to have been a part of the Global Women's Project 'Trailblazing Women of Herstory' exhibit! My oil portrait of the Project's CEO and Founding Director Briony Mackenzie sold along with several other fantastic artists' work resulting in $50,630 raised to support programs for women in Cambodia and Nepal! Happy days 😊 Find out…