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Artist, Simon Monk, shows kindness to new artist.

A photograph of a square acrylic painting mounted on a wooden background. The painting is a self portrait with bright sun shining through window blinds, creating striped shadows across the tightly cropped face, which glances anxiously out of the window.

“My Time for Kindness story is dedicated to my former tutor and mentor Simon Monk.
Simon is a highly respected artist painter who despite being extremely busy with his own practice has taken the time out to meet, discuss and advise me on my own practice.

He has also been generous enough to photograph my paintings to a professional standard and given me excess materials and encouragement so that I can continue to paint. I am indebted to him and his benevolence.

I want to take this opportunity to thank you Simon for all your help and guidance, I am truly grateful beyond words.”

This piece and associated kindness story is from Victoria Sillis go and check out their other work and support small, independent artists.

This post is in collaboration with Art Can.