SumGood Art Auction!

Thrilled to announce that my artwork is one of 100 pieces featured in the inaugural SumGood Art Auction! This exciting event benefits a fantastic social enterprise, SumGood, which is launching its KickStart Kitchen program.

What is SumGood?

SumGood is a new organization founded by Andy Sweeney, the mastermind behind the SCOOP Foundation. Their mission is to create positive social change through innovative programs. Their first initiative, KickStart Kitchen, provides free chef training and job placement support for individuals facing employment barriers. This program not only empowers people but also helps address the current staffing challenges in Irish restaurants and hotels.

How You Can Get Involved

The SumGood Art Auction is a great way to support this worthy cause while acquiring a unique piece of art! The event takes place on Thursday, April 4th, starting at 7 pm at The Copperhouse Gallery in Dublin.

Here are the ways you can participate:

  • Attend the Live Auction: Experience the thrill of a live auction with a real auctioneer!
  • Bid Online: Pre-bid or participate in real-time bidding from the comfort of your own home through the platform (
  • Preview Event: On Wednesday, April 3rd, from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm, attend the preview event to see all the artworks in person and learn more about online bidding.

My Artwork: Lot 80 – “Solitudes Journey”

I’m especially excited to have my painting, “Solitudes Journey,” included in this prestigious auction. You can find it listed as Lot 80 on the website (

Solitude’s Journey – Kilkee beach in spring captures the essence of a brisk spring day along the coastline of Clare. You see a solitary figure accompanied by a faithful companion, taking a contemplative stroll along the sandy shores. This painting embraces the quietude and serenity found by the ocean.

Don’t miss this opportunity to support a great cause, discover amazing art, and potentially own a piece you’ll treasure!

Solitudes journey painting
Solitude’s journey painting by Nici Le Gear
Solitude’s Journey

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