Mexfam: cajas mágicas
Mexfam, based in Mexico City, is a charity devoted to providing family planning advice as well as health and sex education services to vulnerable people in Mexico.
For their anual fundraising event, Mexfam's patrons invite artists and designers to decorate and adapt a geometrically-changing canvas (the box) which is then auctioned to contribute to the charity's important mission.
Grupo de los 16
This important philanthropic organisation based in Mexico City promotes artwork from a selected range of artists. The collected funds are distributed to a large number of charitable associations and entities such as the Red Cross.
Art on cows: silver cow
Arts on cows Brussels 2003, succeeded in promoting artistic creation in the streets of the city by inciting patrons-sponsors to buy cows. Once bought, the cows in their virgin livery were "redesigned" by artists of their chosing.
Pilar Enrich's Silver Cow was located at Place du Sablon, home to antiques shops, typical restaurants and chocolatiers. Silver Cow, was made with the support of Redbull. It was bought by the European headquarters in Belgium of Mexican brewers Corona Extra.
Haitian Art Relief Fund
Fundraising event organised by The Haitian Art Relief Fund - a charity based in Miami - to collect funds and sponsor the reconstruction of the "Centre d'Art" in Haiti after the devastating 2010 earthquake.
Art pieces from Pilar Enrich and the renowned Haitian-born American painter and sculptor Edouard Duval-Carrié were for sale.
11th March 2010, Soho London W1.
The grass is always greener..., 2010
Vintage school desk, mixed media, 50cm x 50cm x 35cm
Photo: Christine Bory www.christinebory.com
Willow foundation: stars on canvas
Willow is the only British charity working with seriously ill young adults aged 16 to 40 to fulfil uplifting and unforgettable Special Days. These Special Days enable them and their families to reconnect and refocus on each other while enjoying an activity of their choosing.
Stars on Canvas is a collaboration between Willow, British artist Julieanne Gilburt and more than 300 well-known names from the worlds of art, illustration, sport, music, stage and screen. Together they have created a colourful and imaginative exhibition of original artworks.
Each piece is created on individual 20x20cm canvases - reflecting the artist's particular talents, professional life and/or personality.
Cancer Research UK: DNA Trail
On 29 June 2015, Pilar Enrich’s DNA inspired sculpture ‘Creativity For Survival’ was unveiled to the public at Trafalgar Square as part of Cancer Research UK’s DNA Trail campaign to raise awareness and funds for the Francis Crick Institute, a world-leading centre of biomedical research and innovation in London. Enrich’s piece was one of 21 inspired double helix sculptures on show across London during summer 2015, before being auctioned at Christies in September. All the money raised went towards the £100million that Cancer Research UK pledged to raise for the Crick.