STROUDSBURG, Pa. – A Ukrainian artist in Stroudsburg is on the brink of public sale off one in all his work to help his nation. The proceeds from the occasion this Saturday can be used to assist refugees fleeing Ukraine into Poland.
Andrey Protsouk creates his distinctive art work meticulously, not by hand, however by finger.
“Smoothing round somewhat bit so you may see the feel,” mentioned Protsouk.
With that texture he captures the difficult feelings he feels seeing his homeland at battle.
“It’s extremely obscure, that is why these nonetheless lifes are representing simply a mixture of totally different emotions,” mentioned Protsouk.
His work present weapons subsequent to fish and grenades subsequent to fruit. Protsouk mentioned all of it has symbolic which means.
“Cell telephones characterize information, and grenades characterize, that is an issue with evil,” mentioned Protsouk.
However Protsouk hopes to counter that evil, promoting his latest piece referred to as “Ardour Week.”
“It is going to be used instantly to supply blankets, meals, water, shelter, and medical assist and help to the refugees,” mentioned Protsouk’s son Dennis, who has been serving to prepare the public sale via the non-profit Dominican Friars.
He mentioned the group is working instantly on the bottom in Poland. The Friars just lately did one thing related on the West Coast.
“The occasion in California was in a position to elevate I imagine over $400,000, so we’re hoping to simply elevate as a lot cash as potential as a result of that will get instantly transformed by the Dominican Friars into no matter they should assist,” mentioned Dennis Protsouk.
A present of affection that Andrey Protsouk hopes will result in a day when he would not have to color about violence.
“Struggling of human lives, Ukrainian lives and Russian lives, it would not must be that means,” mentioned Andrey Prosouk.
The public sale this Saturday will happen in Pocono Manor. It is bought out, however will probably be live-streamed on-line, and anybody can place a bid on the portray on the occasion web site, or donate any quantity to the Dominican Friars.