Artists for Ukraine #1 - Auctions


Artists for Ukraine #1

The bidding will end gradually, starting 18:00 CET (19:00 EET), as each lot is closed both online and off-line, during the event available to watch at (

On the morning of February 24, Ukrainians woke up to the sound of air sirens. The Europeans awoke to the first military offensive in the continent in decades. The event many presumed was impossible and unthinkable in twenty-first-century Europe reminded us about the fragility and preciousness of peace. To support the people of Ukraine in this awful time, the emerging and established artists and three Estonian contemporary art galleries have come together with the initiative to do what they can to ease the suffering by supporting NGOs and charities helping Ukrainians. is hosting a timed auction of 29 artworks by 30 artists from Estonia, Latvia, Finland, Sweden, the US, the UK and Russia. We invite you to bid through the webpage starting Tuesday, March 22.2022. Bids will close on March 29 evening at the hybrid offline-online event in Kai Art Center, Tallinn. Your host that evening will be fabulous Elina Purde. All the auction proceeds will be directed to the charities that work hard to help those in dire need.

Participating artists:
Tommy Cash, Sirja-Liisa Eelma, Vladimir Dubossarsky, Jaan Toomik, Kaido Ole, Jaanus Samma, Sigrid Viir, Krista Mölder, Nik Kosmas, Ilja Karilampi, Inga Meldere, Mikko Hintz, Merike Estna, Edith Karlson, Kris Lemsalu, Flo Kasearu, Dan Mitchell, Mari-Leen Kiipli, Laura Põld, Līga Spunde, Eike Eplik, Elīna Vītola and Ieva Kraule-Kūna, Alexei Gordin, Eva Mustonen, Kristi Kongi, Alar Tuul, Mirjam Hinn, Kiwa and Robin Nõgisto

Participating galleries:
Temnikova & Kasela, Kogo, Art&Tonic

Buyers will be able to send funds directly charity of their choice:

1 NGO Ukrainian Cultural Center/MTÜ Ukraaina Kultuuri Keskus

This NGO runs Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church in Tallinn and has been active helping people in Ukraine since 2014 in Donbass. It is very hands-on organisation currently assembling bullet-proof vests for specialist working in humanitarian corridors.

2 Tallinna Rotary Klubi MTÜ

Very hands-on initiative sending used ambulance cars from EU to Ukraine, along with portable energy generators and gas stoves for people in Ukraine.


Those who feel like may support Ukraine army to its direct general account

4 MTÜ Eesti Pagulasabi 

We want to take very good care of refugees arriving to Estonia and this NGO is very much in need of your donation right now.

5 Sirius animal shelter

It is a biggest animal shelter in Ukraine situated in Kiyv region, now dealing with animals left behind and in great need of food, gasoline, wood and medicaments.

6 Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine: Ukraine state crypto wallet

Auction organized by: Temnikova & Kasela Gallery

Lots : 29

Conditions of sales
By registering to bid in the humanitarian auction, you accept that if you will be the highest bidder for a work of art you will transfer the auction proceeds to the bank account of one of the following charity funds: MTÜ Ukraaina Kultuuri Keskus, ROTARY KLUBI TALLINN VANALIM MTÜ, CO INTERNATIONAL CHARITABLE FOUNDATION COME BACK ALIVE, MTÜ Eesti Pagulasabi, Sirius animal shelter or Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine. You may choose to which of the six charity funds you wish to transfer the auction proceeds. All funds will be used to help Ukrainians affected by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Please note that the Bidder's and Buyer's Terms and Conditions and the Seller's Terms and Conditions applicable in the case of commercial auctions do not apply in case of humanitarian auctions. If you are the highest bidder, you will be able to have the work of art shipped to you after you send us a proof of payment of the auction proceeds and you will bear any shipping expenses and all duties, taxes, VAT, and/or custom processing fees in relation to the shipping of the work of art.



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