AN ART exhibition being held in the Backdoor Gallery at Dalmuir Library will be donating all profits made to charity.

The ‘Little Arts of Love’ exhibition in aid of Mary’s Meals has been organised by Josephine Torrance – a volunteer and speaker for the charity for the past 14 years and a member of Faifley Art Group.

Josephine told the Post: “I know the charity quite well and very much approve of its aims and how it operates.

“Ninety-three per cent of all donations are guaranteed to be used in its charitable activities - feeding children at school.

“This encourages regular attendance which improves learning as does being fed a nutritional meal thus improving energy, health and alertness.”

Members of the public are being encouraged to attend the exhibition, which runs from Saturday, November 10 until Saturday, December 15.

On the Saturday mornings there will be a selection of craft work, handmade cards and additional paintings for sale.

Josephine added: “It is a good place to buy that special Christmas gift – one that goes on giving - by cheering up your loved one and feeding some of the poorest children in the world.

“Having been involved in organising the exhibition for a few years now I am very grateful to West Dunbartonshire Leisure Trust for hosting the event and to the artists who take part.”

All work displayed has been created by local professional and amateur artists and will be for sale.

Some of the artists involved include David Smith, Bobby Donnelly, Ellen Cunningham, Sarah Bookless and many of the Faifley Art Group.

Josephine explained that Magnus MacFarlane-Barrow, the founder of Mary’s Meals, named the exhibition after how the charity functions – all the little acts of love making it happen. Everybody doing a little, mounts up to a lot.

Mary’s Meals now feeds 1,360,000 children in the developing world, and ensures they also have the opportunity of attending school.

Magnus’s father, Calum MacFarlane-Barrow, will also have work displayed for sale.