For International Women's Day, we're thrilled to launch a collection of independently designed prints for the #ChangeAGirlsLife campaign.
This year, to celebrate International Women's Day, we launched an exciting initiative for young artists to get involved in. Moreover, in collaboration with The Prince's Trust Charity, we invited young female artists to create a piece of artwork for the #ChangeAGirlsLife campaign. As such, with women supporting women being so important to us at Rockett St George, we were thrilled to pick six amazing artists to be a part of this collection. In this blog, we detail Lucy's amazing Collective Joy Art Print and what inspired her to create it. Finally, see below to find out more about this spectacular piece of art and exactly why you need one!
29-year-old Lucy is a digital illustrator based in Bristol. Lucy loves to make use of bold, bright, colourful designs and shapes within her work. At the age of 23, Lucy was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer and began to start art therapy sessions. As such, this experience developed into a career, introducing a unique and captivating sense of joy through her artwork. On top of this, as a result of her experience with art therapy, Lucy is passionate about using art as a way to heal from trauma. Moreover, she loves teaching others how art can help them to heal too.
Lucy's Design Inspiration
Lucy takes inspiration from black bodies and black women in particular. As such, Lucy's art encapsulates women supporting women as the focus of her digital work. Within art and other spaces, black women are often unfairly left out of the narrative. For this reason, Lucy’s aim within her work is to highlight how simultaneously powerful, vulnerable and beautiful black women are. As such, embracing vibrant colour palettes and a unique illustration style, Lucy’s artwork reveals three beautiful women standing together to perfectly capture the collective joy.
Where Can I Purchase The Collective Joy Art Print?
You can find the Collective Joy within our collection of unique art available on Rockett St George and at our concession space in Liberty London. Even better, in support of the #ChangeAGirlsLife campaign, we are donating 25% from every sale of the winning designs, directly to The Prince’s Trust to support more young women and change their lives for the better.
Why Support The Prince's Trust x Rockett St George Campaign?
The Prince’s Trust helps young people all over the UK to build their confidence and skills by supporting them into jobs, education and training. On top of this, their research has found that more than half (57%) of young women said they have lost confidence in themselves as a result of the pandemic. As such, a quatre of young women (25%) feel like they are going to fail in life, compared to 19% of young men. In response to this, The Prince’s Trust Women Supporting Women initiative helps address the challenges young women face. Moreover, Rockett St George is incredibly proud to support the #ChangeAGirlsLife campaign. Even better, the funds raised will help to bring hope and opportunity to young women who have lost confidence in their future, whilst also raising the profile and awareness of six talented young female artists.