Artists around the globe pitch in to help young Isla

Pure Evil’s work Mr Taggy.

A SILENT auction fundraiser and exhibition of contemporary street art opens this week to help out four-year-old Isla Hewett and her family as she undergoes a long treatment plan for cancer.

Isla was diagnosed with the fast-acting acute lymphoblastic leukemia in September 2020, the weekend of her second birthday. 

The family’s faced financial stress along her lengthy 2.5 year treatment plan, and family friend Nik Rogers came up with the idea to tap into the art world for help.

Street artist Faile’s Size of the Fight.

Street artists from across the globe donated works for the ‘Love-Lane’ Isla Auction and Perth’s community of framers pitched in to frame the works.

Artists include Iran’s Artnafir, Norway’s Martin Whatson, Spain’s Escif, Holland’s Super A, and local grown works from Ben Frost, Beastman and Andie Taylor.

The silent auction runs til February 4 at Stala Contemporary Art Gallery, 12 Cleaver Street in West Perth.

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