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The Messenger by Kirstie Page – painting commissioned by Trek2Health to honour the ANZAC Spirit. 

1 to 249 chance of winning a prize!

Trek2Health Art Union

First prize – ANZAC spirit artwork “The Messenger” along with an Anaconda Gift Card

UPDATE: Trek2Health Art Union is now closed. All tickets have been allocated. Good luck everyone and thank you for helping us support our Frontline Workers and Veterans!

This beautiful art work is the first prize in Trek2Health Art Union PLUS an Anaconda Gift Card ($600) for outdoor adventure & sporting gear. Receive one entry for each eligible donation of $50. Thank you very much for your support and ANZAC spirit!

Trek2Health Art Union ticket numbers are strictly limited. Each eligible donation of $50 will receive one entry. Each entry has a 1 to 249 chance of winning a prize… good luck and thank you very much for helping Trek2Health support the physical and mental health of our local frontline workers and veterans!

About the artist
Kirstie Page

World renowned, local Brisbane artist Kirstie Page creates enchanting artworks that perfectly reflect the beauty of nature and the spirit of humanity. Every artwork was inspired by a Secret Story, which Kirstie shares on her website – Remember When ArtVisit Kirstie’s website to be absolutely delighted by gorgeous artwork and uplifting stories! 

Original artworks and prints available on Remember When Art website including  Kirstie’s unique Aussie Art Nouveau featuring Australian wildflowers 😀 as well as flora and fauna from around the world to inspire and uplift your spirits. Something to delight all nature lovers. Bird lovers don’t miss the very popular – Australian Birds Art Cards.

Also don’t miss – Secret Stories Exhibition
October 27 – November 26, 2021 at Latrobe Terrace, Paddington.
Secret Stories Exhibition details

Don’t forget to follow Kirstie on Instagram and Facebook for the latest Secret Stories and Art!

The Secret Story of the Art

My name is Kirstie Page, a Brisbane based mixed media artist. I’m honoured to have been commissioned to paint a special artwork in support of Trek 2 Health. 

The artwork I’ve chosen to paint for Trek 2 Health is titled “The Messenger”. The painting is a very personal piece for me to create as the military has been an important (and life altering) part of the lives of my loved ones. My father is a Vietnam Veteran. My brother served in the Army Reserves. My Grandfather served in Borneo during World War Two and my Great Uncle served (and survived) Gallipoli. 

Having multiple generations of my family serving in the armed forces means that this is a cause genuinely close to my heart. I acknowledge all service personnel’s service and sacrifice both past and present: for me, my loved ones, our community, our country and other nations around the world. 

In this spirit, my artwork was created to be a fusion of mixing the past and the present. I consider we are shaped by what comes before us, what is in front of us and what lies ahead. 

A pigeon features as the central symbol. The messenger. Historically, pigeons were used in service to convey important information during times of conflict. Doves are also symbolically associated with peace. 

This bird is in flight, however whether it is taking off or about to land is open to your interpretation. Attached to the bird’s foot is a small message featuring one word: “HOLD”.

Hold the line. Hold each other. Hold on. Only you will know its meaning. For me, it changes. 

The border surrounding the bird was inspired by the Australian Army’s Rising Sun Badge. A full circle, it represents light, life, strength and service. 

An open hand of a veteran features, extending upwards toward the bird and the light emitted by the rising sun. The fingers are outstretched, the palm of the hand gingerly turning towards being open. It invites connection, even tentative and however fleeting it may be. 

Poppies abundantly feature, reminiscent of the fields in Northern France during World War One and representing the immeasurable sacrifices made by all who served in all wars and conflicts.

My sincere hope is that these elements that together comprise this artwork conveys a feeling of heartfelt acknowledgement and recognition, support, connection and hope. If so, I have achieved my aim.

Trek2Health Art Union

UPDATE: Trek2Health Art Union is now closed. All tickets have been allocated. Good luck everyone and thank you for helping us support our Frontline Workers and Veterans!

OUR MISSION: Trek2Health is an organisation founded with a single objective – to support the physical and mental health of frontline workers, first responders, emergency services personal and veterans by providing professional services in a stigma-free and supportive environment.

SUPPORT OUR CAUSE FOR A CHANCE TO WIN SOME FANTASTIC PRIZES

Trek2Health Art Union ticket numbers are strictly limited. Each eligible donation of $50 will receive one entry. Each entry has a 1 to 249 chance of winning a prize… good luck and thank you very much for helping Trek2Health support the physical and mental health of our local frontline workers and veterans!

To enter the Trek2Health Art Union, scroll to the top of this page, select the number of entries, then click ADD TO CART.

Prizes, retail value of prizes, and drawing order:

1st Prize $2600 – The Messenger by Kirstie Page– Original art work – painting commissioned by Trek2Health to honour the ANZAC Spirit + Anaconda Gift Card ($600) for outdoor adventure & sporting gear

2nd Prize $2500 – Trek2Health 13 person 4 hour BBQ including discount vouchers for canoe hire and bike hire + 1 limited edition art print, The Messenger

3rd Prize $2000 – Trek2Health 10 person 4 hour BBQ including discount vouchers for canoe hire and bike hire + 1 limited edition art print, The Messenger

4th Prize $1000 – 10 person Trek2Health  2 hour guided morning group lake walk + 1 limited edition art print, The Messenger

5th Prize $900 –  Anaconda Gift Card ($400) + 1 limited edition art print, The Messenger

6th Prize $500 – 1 limited edition art print, The Messenger

7th Prize $500 – 1 limited edition art print, The Messenger

Tickets

Please note: All entries must be verified and we will issue a ticket to you via email within 3 working days after we receive your donation. If you do not receive your ticket within 3 working days, please contact us and we will resend your ticket. Donations must be made in your own name or organisation name. 1 ticket will be issued for each eligible donation of $50 for eligible event donations.

Thank you for helping Trek2Health support Australian frontline workers and veterans. Visit our website to lean about our mission or contact us if you have any questions.

First prize – THE MESSENGER

by KIRSTIE PAGE

Trek2Health Art Union gives you the chance to win a very special work of Art: The Messenger by Kirstie Page. This artwork has been commissioned by recognised International artist to manifest her version of the Anzac spirit called –  “The Messenger” .

To enter the Trek2Health Art Union, scroll to the top of this page, select the number of entries, then click ADD TO CART.

Trek2Health Art Union Closing and drawing dates

The Art Union will be closed on 11 March 2022is now sold out and a winner will be drawn on 13 March 2022. Prizes will be drawn at random from all entries. 999 Tickets Only. Each ticket number has an equal chance of winning. Visit the Trek2Health Terms and Conditions for full details.

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