New painting to support Crossnore School program

New painting to support Crossnore School program

15th Jul 2019

Daniel Ambrose has created a new egg tempera painting, Divine Light, that features a church steeple at sunset in the North Carolina mountains, for the Crossnore School and Children’s Home, and 50% of the proceeds from this painting will benefit the institution’s Stepping Stones program.

Ambrose has supported the Crossnore School for more than a decade, by offering paintings for sale at the Crossnore Fine Arts Gallery and donating a portion of the proceeds. The Gallery specifically supports the school’s Stepping Stones program, which transitions students from foster care to successful independent living. Its major goal is to alter future outcomes for students who have experienced years of foster care – a particularly precarious and vulnerable time for teens and young adults – by extending a safety net that continues nurturing adult behavior, skills and responsibilities.

The Crossnore School was founded by Dr. Mary Martin Sloop and her husband, Dr. Eustace Sloop, on 85 acres in the Blue Ridge Mountains area in 1913, and has served children for more than 100 years. A sanctuary of hope and healing for children in need, the Crossnore School now includes three locations and its students are educated at Williams Academy, the oldest charter school in the state of NC.

Many nonprofits offer paintings, limited edition prints and other works by professional artists to benefit their missions. Crossnore Fine Arts Gallery represents artists who want to take part in benefiting the children of Crossnore School & Children’s Home, a private non-profit 501(c)3 organization, which means all art purchases are tax-deductible. By purchasing a painting such as Divine Light, you support the Crossnore School and take home art you love.