- Launch: November 10, 2020 at 8:00 AM
- Submission Deadline: December 8, 2020 at 5:00 PM
- Creators Selected: January 14, 2021 at 6:00 PM
Create artwork to inspire blood donation
Every day, the NHS needs nearly 5,000 life-saving blood donations. NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) want your help to spread the message and enlist more donor heroes, in line with the message: “Be a hero, join our community of blood donors. Ready to help when your NHS needs you”.
Create inspiring artwork to encourage a new community of NHS blood donors.
Create bold and uplifting artwork that rallies people to join the community of blood donors and help the NHS when they are needed. The NHS particularly needs more people of black heritage to help patients with sickle cell, people who have O negative, B negative or A negative blood groups and male donors to come forward.
5 pieces of work will be chosen by the judging panel as Selected Creators, please see the incentives below.
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We've had a fantastic response from people registering to join our growing community of blood donors - thank you! We know it's disappointing if you can't get an appointment right away, but we need donations all year round so your help will be needed in the future. #BloodDonation #Thankyou
NHS Blood and Transplant provide a blood and transplantation service to the NHS, looking after blood donation services in England and transplant services across the UK. This includes managing the donation, storage and transplantation of blood, organs, tissues, bone marrow and stem cells, and researching new treatments and processes.The need for blood never stops and NHS Blood and Transplant provide life-saving blood every day. Blood transfusions are given to patients in a wide range of circumstances, including serious injuries (such as in a car crash) surgeries, childbirth, anaemia, blood disorders, cancer treatments, and many others.
Charlotte North joined Sotheby's Prints Department in 2010. As a Deputy Director and Specialist, she is responsible for generating consignments for the department’s Print & Multiples sales, with a particular focus on sourcing in Germany, Austria, the Netherlands and the US. Charlotte will lead Sotheby’s inaugural Old Master Prints sale, set to take place in December 2020.
Charlotte has worked on several high profile sales at Sotheby’s, including Howard Hodgkin: Portrait of the Artist (2017), A Life in Art: Lord & Lady Attenborough (2016), Bowie/Collector (2016) and Treasures from the Vollard Safe (2010).Charlotte studied in Sydney and London, obtaining a BA (Hons) in Art Theory at the University of New South Wales and an MA in Curating the Art Museum at the Courtauld Institute of Art.
Laura joined LBBOnline in 2012 and over the past eight years has turned the disruptive platform into a valued part of the creative industries. A truly international publication, it’s the place to read about the most exciting creativity and innovations the ad world has to offer. Her personal passions are the psychology and neuroscience of creativity and the coming together of art and science – so she’s in her element when interviewing the most innovative minds in the business.
Laura spent a year at Renmin University in Beijing as part of her undergraduate degree in Chinese with Politics. She also has postgraduate degrees in Journalism and Psychology and has spent time volunteering in education and mental health. She also once held a human brain, but don’t worry, she’s probably not a zombie.Twitter • Linkedin