Welham Green artist raises over £6,000 for NHS

PUBLISHED: 11:53 06 June 2020 | UPDATED: 09:52 07 June 2020

Images made for NHS staff by Lorna Johnson. Picture: Lorna Johnson

Images made for NHS staff by Lorna Johnson. Picture: Lorna Johnson

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A Welham Green artist has raised over £6,000 by creating a piece of art for the NHS.

Lorna Johnson, a marketing designer from Welham Green, started an online raffle through Just Giving using the painting as 1st prize and managed to raise £6,360 in total for NHS Charities Together.

She said: “The draw was done on Sunday and the painting was ironically won by a surgeon in West Suffolk who will be donating the piece to the hospital where he works! I’m so pleased it will end up in a hospital where it can be appreciated by NHS staff.”

Lorna, who is currently on furlough, said her experience selling her art came in handy when working on this project.

The 24-year-old said: “I’ve had time to paint and paint so I’ve kept myself busy.”

You can follow Lorna on Instagram here instagram.com/ljohnson.art to look at more of her art and designs.


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