Art Competition sponsored by Butterfield bank

Islanders were invited to submit a piece of art that encouraged Guernsey to Think Differently about Disability we were delighted to have nearly 60 entries from schools, the Cubs, Youth Commission, community groups and charities as well as individuals and a Dementia Care home. We selected 6 winners, each of which will appear on 5,000 envelopes each on 28th November in the Guernsey Post drop to homes and businesses. 6 were also selected as shortlists and will be displayed as a poster in our art exhibition at the Market Building in St Peter Port Monday 27th Nov – Friday 1st December. We will also be commissioning one local artist for a special occasion

Envelope  Finalists

We All Matter, Eh?

by Carrie
Carrie’s drawing emphasises the diversity of disabilities, including hearing and visual impairments, learning difficulties and physical disabilities. It encourages us to think more broadly about hidden disabilities.

Unique way

by Emily
Emily’s drawing portrays a positive and inclusive community. This is what we were looking for in our ‘Think Differently about Disability’ campaign.

The Sky Opened

by Bel
“Bel is a resident of Green Acres Dementia Home. We wanted to enter her expressive piece in water colour to make aware that people with disability can partake and create something emotive for this campaign.”

Reading to my brother

by Thomas
“This is Thomas reading his little brother a story. Thomas’ little brother has Down Syndrome.”

Equality for all

by Rachel
Rachel’s drawing demonstrates the community working together for greater accessibility and inclusivity for our 13,000 islanders with disabilities and 4000+ carers.

Driving lessons

by Teah
“Teah drew a picture of herself learning to drive. Teah is 17 and has Down Syndrome. She is having driving lessons.”

Keep an eye out for your envelope, to donate to us. Alternatively visit www.giving.gg

Shortlisted posters

by Amelia

by James

by Joel

by Megan

by Millie

by Spencer

Special award

Thank you to Horace for his striking art of Adrian Vidamour paragliding. We will be using it to make a special presentation to Adie and the late Alf Laine. You can see more on Alf on our nominee celebrations page http://matter.gg/make-a-change/celebrations/

Keep an eye out for your envelope, to donate to us. Alternatively visit www.giving.gg

We are very grateful to the following for their sponsorship and support