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Check out "Edge of Reason no.93" ($9,500) a large-scale oil painting by Chinese artist Simao Huang: http://saatol.us/1aTSCsI

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BID ON A PIECE / MAKE A DONATION FOR SCOTT JONES On Saturday, 12 October 2013, 27 year-old Scott Jones was brutally attacked in a homophobic assault, leaving him paralyzed. Scott and his friends were out celebrating his friend's new art studio in their hometown of New Glasgow, Canada, when the attack happened. Scott is an openly gay man, and it pains, saddens, and moves me to think that these events still take place. It is widely known that in 2008 my longterm partner and I were also the victims of a hatecrime that left us deeply affected. We have come out stronger as a result, and the incident has largely informed the progression of my work for the past 5 years. This, and Scott's story are only a few stories of thousands of incidents of inequality that occurs worldwide, daily. Although I actively donate pieces to charities such as the Terence Higgins Trust and Friends for Life (HIV/Aids), and Diversity Role Models (to prevent homophobic bullying) I was motivated to do something to directly assist Scott and his family. Inevitably, the surmounting costs for the family will be exorbitant, including making his home wheelchair accessible, homecare expenses, a LIFETIME of assistance and care, and things we can't even begin to imagine. I dont know Scott or his family personally, nor have I been asked to do this; but I think as people we all have things that strike a chord deep within our bellies, alighting some sort of fire. For my partner and I, it was Scott's story. This could have been us. This could have been you, your friend, your family member. In the wake of this event I was motivated to create a piece that responds to the namelessness, the shame, the anger, and the hurt that accompanies such a devastating incident. I'm asking you to bid on the attached piece, of which 100% of the proceeds will go DIRECTLY to www.supportscottjones.com. "The Silent Ache", 2013, oil on linen with spray, 48x55cm. *Simply comment below and name your price to place your bid. If you prefer to bid anonymously, simply send me a private message and I will enter an anonymous bid on your behalf. *Bid increments are set a $100 (USD) There is no maximum (ie, you must bid at least $100 USD, but you could bid $1,000 USD, or more...!) *Bidding will close on Saturday October 26 at NOON EASTERN TIME (Toronto) / 5PM Greenwich Mean Time (London) The winning bidder will get the painting, and a donation made in my name on your behalf (or vice versa). Postage to your location (wherever that is!) will be free of charge. A painting this size would normally retail for $3500 USD from the gallery. Please, SHARE this message. The goal is to generate funds, but also to spread the awareness of his story and the stories of others who have experienced and suffered such pain. READ MORE BELOW: http://news.nationalpost.com/2013/10/13/nova-scotia-teenager-charged-with-attempted-murder-victims-family-says-he-was-stabbed-because-he-is-gay/ http://www.ngnews.ca/News/Local/2013-10-15/article-3428475/LGBT-community-rallies-behind-Scott-Jones/1 http://ca.news.yahoo.com/blogs/dailybrew/nova-scotia-gay-man-attacked-violent-assaults-based-201455286.html http://www.advocate.com/crime/2013/10/14/gay-canadian-man-paralyzed-alleged-hate-crime-stabbing

"A Requiem for Self-Destruction" ($1,200) is a limited edition photomanipulation by Manila-based artist Michael Vincent Manalo. Check out more work in our New This Week collection: http://saatol.us/17o7UcF

Check out this mixed media work by Italian artist Dario Moschetta, "New York aerial 11" ($1,200). http://saatol.us/11vx6VB

We're loving Belgian artist Sammy Slabbinck's surrealistic collages with vintage photographs, especially "Seafood" ($399), a recent work: http://saatol.us/17gGcxZ

"Tell Me What Your Boyfriend Thinks About Your Braces" ($400) is a mixed media collage by Los Angeles artist Annie Terrazzo. Discover more originals for $500 & under in our latest collection: http://saatol.us/13CVTKu

"Picture This" ($149) by Belgian artist Sammy Slabbinck is part of a limited edition of 50. Discover more work in our Poolside Chic collection: http://saatol.us/15FZ71G

"Birthday Party (Sisters)" ($7,200) is a recent work by Fresno, California-based artist Stephanie J. Ryan measuring 36 x 48 inches. Check out the rest of our #NewThisWeek collection: http://saatol.us/13OyTJW

"A Safe Place" ($500) is a limited edition photograph by Pisa, Italy-based artist Francesco Romoli. Discover more of Francesco's work: http://saatol.us/19MVJaw

Check out London artist Claire Pestaille's "The Screenwriter" ($1,317), a collage measuring 30x20 inches. Browse more originals in our #NewThisWeek collection: http://saatol.us/1cJh9Sd

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