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  • 1. Lead-Safe World CALENDAR 2013‘In our lead-safe future, the only source of lead in air will be volcanoes.’This image: ‘Elizabeth and the Volcano: Lead White’ Tony Lennon Oil paint on canvas
  • 2. Lead-Safe World CALENDAR 2013The Volcano Art Prize is designed to raise awareness and generate positiveimages and messages about lead safety, and is an initiative of the LeadEducation and Abatement Design (LEAD) Group Incorporated.The LEAD Group Inc is an Australian-based, not-for-profit environmentalhealth charity which is working to eliminate lead poisoning globally, and toprotect the environment from lead in all its uses.The LEAD Group would like to thank Tony Lennon for his expert administrationof the inaugural Volcano Art Prize 2012 and the resulting 2013 Calendar. Wealso extend our thanks to Julian Wrigley, our Honorary Art Judge for the 2012Volcano Art Prize. ‘In our lead-safe future, the only source of lead in air will be volcanoes.’
  • 3. FINALISTS ‘Message goes here’ This image: ‘Ceramics’ Richard Jones Photograph
  • 4. FINALISTS ‘Message goes here’ This image: ‘Pb – the P stands for Possibilities’ Alejandro de Frutos Casado Digital Image
  • 5. FINALISTS ‘Message goes here’ This image: ‘Still life with shotgun cartridge and orchids’ Arthur Rouw Photograph
  • 6. FINALISTS ‘Message goes here’ This image: ‘Let’s keep leaded e-waste out of our landfill’ Daniel Kim Photograph
  • 7. FINALISTS ‘Message goes here’ This image: ‘Marmalade is the best food source of pectin’ Subothini Srikaran Photograph
  • 8. FINALISTS ‘Message goes here’ This image: ‘Maid for each other’ Jane Lennon Paper Mache Art , Photographed
  • 9. FINALISTS ‘Message goes here’ This image: ‘There’s no place for lead in children’s toys’ Lee Bell Photograph
  • 10. FINALISTS ‘Message goes here’ This image: ‘All that glitters is not gold or silver’ Ardhika Wira Photograph
  • 11. FINALISTS ‘Message goes here’ This image: ‘How much lead is in your ash?’ Jude Roseth Photograph
  • 12. FINALISTS ‘Message goes here’ This image: ‘Decorative glasses are not for storage’ Noela McMahon Photograph
  • 13. FINALISTS ‘Message goes here’ This image: ‘Lead in paints, Africa’ Samuel Tetsopgang Digital image
  • 14. FINALISTS ‘Message goes here’ This image: ‘Sugar cane refinery’ Zac Gethin-Damon Photograph
  • 15. FINALISTS ‘Message goes here’ This image: ‘Lead paint management by Let’s Clean’ Walter Heim Photograph
  • 16. FINALISTS ‘Message goes here’ This image: ‘Beware the lead in painted gold toys’ Bhumika Patel Photograph
  • 17. FINALISTS ‘Message goes here’ This image: ‘The dark reality’ Shristi Lohani Digital Image
  • 18. FINALISTS ‘Message goes here’ This image: ‘Pb’ Peter Webb Photograph
  • 19. FINALISTS ‘Message goes here’ This image: ‘Baby eats lead’ Joseph Ponessa Digital image
  • 20. FINALISTS ‘On 1st January 2010, Australia became the first country to ban the addition of lead to all paints and inks (except artists’ materials) made or imported (as paint or ink) into Australia. Next step; ban lead-paint and ink ON imported vehicles and other products.’ This image: ‘Sunset clause on lead in auto paint’ Sue Gee Photograph
  • 21. WINNERS‘In our lead-safe future, the only source of lead in air will be volcanoes’This image: ‘Liminal Eruption’ Marc Grunseit Kiln formed glass tile
  • 22. WINNERS‘Only hire paint contractors who either assume the paint is leaded, or test it, and who protect themselves and youby using lead-safe methods like chemical stripping.’This image: ‘Bedroom Lead Paint Stripping’ Gary Lancaster Photograph
  • 23. WINNERS‘Blood lead tests for the whole family can tell you WHAT else to test for lead. Cataracts are a little-known healthimpact of lead, yet lead may be responsible for two out of five cases.’This image: ‘Keep an eye on lead – it will surprise you!’ Peter Mack Photograph
  • 24. WINNERS‘Both these sparklers have lead in them and XRF testing detected the toxic metalsStrontium, Lead, Selenium, Arsenic, Zinc, Cobalt, Manganese, Barium and Cesium in the powdered long thinChinese Sparklers.’This image: ‘Never burn leaded sparklers on your cakes and eat them too!’ Jayapriya Velu Photograph
  • 25. WINNERS‘Lead-contaminated water remains a major problem. More stringent standards, more testing and enforcement isneeded to reduce the amount of lead in water to non-dangerous levels globally.’This image: ‘Water must not contain lead’ Alejandro Casas Palomino Digital image
  • 26. WINNERS‘Respect the air that we all breathe. Tobacco is always lead contaminated.Cigarettes have no place in our lead-safe future.’This image: ‘Respect me’ Juan Ramon de Paramo Digital image
  • 27. WINNERS‘Artists who use artists’ paints with lead and other heavy metal pigments should never hold the paintbrush in theirmouth or leave the paint on their skin.’This image: ‘Lead’s colour’ Luis Esteo Garcia Oil painting
  • 28. WINNERS‘Making electronics lead-free globally will protect electronics workers, e-waste recyclers (including many childlabourers in Africa and Asia) and the environment from lead.’This image: ‘No Lead Squared’ Dennis Leight Digital image
  • 29. WINNERS‘Test paint for lead before renovating.’This image: ‘Think before you strip!’ Janet Richardson Digital image
  • 30. WINNERS‘Chinese metal wicks purchased in Australia were found to contain lead, so candle-makersand buyers beware!’This image: ‘Tealights’ Joanna Immig Photograph
  • 31. WINNERS‘Old playground equipment can expose kids to lead chromate. Keep kids safe and washtheir hands after play. Report old equipment to authorities.’This image: ‘Children have a right to lead-free playground equipment.’ Jane Bremmer Photograph
  • 32. WINNERS‘A lead-safe world allows everyone to achieve their IQ and longevity potentials.’This image: ‘Lead in paints can poison an angel. Their wings must not be clipped.’ Claire O’Brien Oil on canvas
  • 33. WHO LEAD Please pencil in WHO Lead (something) at end Oct (dates) on your calendar!