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A

Walk

on the

Wild

Side

Sherree recently ventured into pastures new when she

joined legendary actress and conservationist

Virginia

McKenna OBE

for an auction of wildlife-inspired art,

raising over £25,000 for the

Born Free Foundation

.

©BFF

the night. Born Free Foundation spokesperson

Helen Usher said:

“Internationally acclaimed

impressionist artist, Sherree Valentine Daines,

stunned guests by painting her auction lot

live on the night. Sherree, who specialises

in society scenes and portraits, and who had

never before painted a wild animal, created a

breath-taking image of a wild tiger in less than

an hour, as the audience looked on enthralled.

The piece was then sold, raising over £10,000

for the charity’s vital conservation work.”

The BFF

is an international wildlife charity

which Virginia founded with late husband

Bill Travers, and their son Will, 30 years ago.

Sherree was invited to attend this exciting event

and asked to create a painting live on the night

to be the final item in an auction of celebrity

artwork.Having never attempted a wildlife

painting before, Sherree set about her task

with gusto and entranced a host of celebrity

guests by creating a mesmerising portrait of

a tiger which was then auctioned at the end of

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