About

Our Story

Art on a Postcard raises money for The Hepatitis C Trust via secret postcard auctions, sales of prints and postcard boxsets. In 2017 we introduced Photography on a Postcard and Art on a Ukulele to our fundraising activities.

Artists who have taken part include Sir Peter Blake, Damien Hirst, Harland Miller, Gavin Turk, Rachel Howard, Gilbert and George, Grayson Perry RA, Norman Ackroyd RA, Allen Jones RA, Mick Rooney RA, Polly Morgan, John Wragg RA, Stephen Chambers RA, Michael Craig-Martin, Chantal Joffe RA, Cecily Brown, Martin Yeoman, Grayson Perry, Julian Opie and Jeremy Deller. 

We believe that hepatitis C can be eliminated as a major health concern by 2025 and all funds raised by us support The Hepatitis C Trust in their campaigns to achieve this goal. As a result of The Hepatitis C Trust’s campaigning the NHS and the pharmaceutical industry have struck a deal to make the price of treatment accessible to everyone.  We now believe we could eliminate hepatitis C in the UK as early as 2025.  It is crucial that we find and treat the 100,000 that are undiagnosed as well as audit the UK parliaments.

The Hepatitis C Trust is the national UK charity for hepatitis C. It was founded and is now led and run by people with personal experience of hepatitis C and almost all of our Board, staff and volunteers either have hepatitis C or have had it and cleared it after treatment.

Historically, hepatitis C has been neglected, partly because there has been no concerted patient voice. People with hepatitis C have typically kept quiet because it is infectious and because it has been wrongly stigmatised as ‘a drug users’ disease’.

The Trust is committed to changing this, by:

•   Raising public awareness that this is a virus that can be contracted in many ways

•    Ending discrimination against people living with hepatitis C

•    Creating an active community of patients willing to stand up and be heard

•    Providing information, support and representation for people with hepatitis C

 

Harland Miller 

Art on a Postcard
The Hepatitis C Trust
27 Crosby Row
London
SE1 3YD

Tel: 0207 089 6203

Email: info@artonapostcard.com

Company number 05069924

Charity Registration Numbers: 
Scotland SC039914
England and Wales 1104279

 

Our Team

GEMMA PEPPÉ – DIRECTOR

Gemma Peppé had hepatitis C for 14 years before she was diagnosed and then another 12 years before she was cured. She first got involved with The Hepatitis C Trust when she was researching her 2006 documentary Louie Me and Hepatitis C. Her background in music and film provided a foundation from which to fundraise for The Hepatitis C Trust. Since being cured and regaining her energy Gemma worked full time developing Art on a Postcard.

KIERA BURTON – ASSISTANT TO THE DIRECTOR 

Kiera Burton has worked in London’s contemporary art scene for the past three years after graduating with a degree in creative advertising in 2014. During her one year internship at Art on a Postcard she helped raised over £75K for The Hepatitis C Trust at our annual Secret Auction. She fast became indispensable and moved into a permanent role with the company in 2017 as our Assistant to the Director, Gemma Peppé.

 

ANT DONBAVAND – DIGITAL PR

Ant Donbavand oversees our PR and digital marketing strategy. With almost a decade’s experience in PR & marketing in the fashion and retail sectors, he founded Sustain in 2015 and works with a number of art and retail clients, including Stik, Dubai Walls and Horizon Supply Co. Since joining Art on a Postcard last year Ant has been responsible for a bump in great press stories.

CLAUDIA GOULD - CONTRIBUTING WRITER

Claudia Gould has written for various publications including GQ and LOVE magazine. She graduated from the University of Leeds in 2014 with a 2:1 Geography and has since gone on to pursue a career in fashion, and is a full time model with Storm London. A keen writer and fashion enthusiast; her secret project 'ClaudRobe' will be launching later this Summer. Claudia has been volunteering for The Hepatitis C Trust since she was 14. 

 

RHIANNA DAVIES - DESIGNER

Rhianna Davies is a freelance graphic designer, managing the Art on a Postcard visual identity. Having graduated from Ravensbourne in 2016, she has since worked for a number of commercial clients and design studios including Collaborate and luxury stationers Mark + Fold. Her work has a focus on print, typography, spatial and book design.

ROSA TORR – SOCIAL MEDIA CO-ORDINATOR AND RESEARCH ASSISTANT

Rosa Torr is a researcher, writer and performer from London. She has worked as a researcher alongside AOAP director Gemma Peppé on exhibitions at Photo London and The Other Art Fair. Rosa manages the AOAP blog and Social Media.