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Art Exhibition Supports Royal Blind

Posted: 17th April 2015

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Local artist, David Grigor, is holding an exhibition of contemporary Edinburgh landscapes with 10% of every sale going to support the Royal Blind School.

The exhibition, titled ‘Visions of Edinburgh’ runs from March to September in Henderson’s of Edinburgh on Hanover Street. It is open from 8.00am until 10.00pm, Monday to Saturday, and is free to attend.

As well producing his own art work David Grigor is also the Art Instructor for Scottish War Blinded at the Linburn Centre in West Lothian. A sister charity to Royal Blind, it provides free support and assistance to veterans of the armed forces who have a visual impairment.

David Grigor commented: “I am delighted to be able to support the Royal Blind School by donating a percentage of sales of art works sold. The exhibition comprises recent oil paintings, pen and ink drawings, and oil pastel work of Edinburgh landscapes and attempts to capture the Vision of Edinburgh in colour and perspective.”

Davina Shiell, Marketing Manager for Royal Blind, said: “David’s exhibition will introduce Royal Blind to a different audience which is ideal for raising awareness of the charity. It is very generous of David to donate 10% of every sale to the Royal Blind School, based in Morningside, which is one of five services our charity operates.

“As Scotland’s largest visual impairment organisation Royal Blind provides care, education and employment for blind and partially sighted children and adults across Scotland and the rest of the UK. All the donations we receive go to helping continue the work we do and we are very grateful to David for his thoughtful support.”

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