Boris belongs to the social/therapeutic impulse known as the Camphill Movement which has over 100 communities world wide offering a home life, education, training and meaningful work to children, young people and adults with learning difficulties. Seahorses is part of the Lantern Community, which has houses in Dorset, Hampshire and the Isle-of-Wight providing accommodation, training and work for adults with a learning difficulty and other Special Needs. The Lantern Community is, in turn, part of a larger charitable body known as the Sheiling Trust which supports a wide range of endeavours in Waldorf Education , social therapy, curative education, agriculture and medicine etc..
Seahorses is based at Freshwater on the Isle-of-Wight and has three main aims;
- To support and give a home-life to adults with a learning disability;
- To offer Bed & Breakfast and Holiday accommodation to anyone, with or without a disability. This is also part of a training which we offer our resident 'companions';
- To give opportunities for experiencing, participating and training in arts, crafts and gardening.
Boris Moscoff's paintings and sculptures are available for purchase direct from Seahorses on the Isle-of-Wight. Commissions can also be negotiated by dealing directly with the Artist. Through this Web-site it is possible to purchase a wide selection of limited edition prints of a high quality, which can be posted to the customer. Please click under Ordering for a full explanation regarding the print and postage costs and also the technical details of the 'glycee' printing process itself. All monies raised by the purchase of original art works directly, or limited edition prints and cards through this web-site, will go directly to supporting the Lantern Retreat (Charity No.1075845) trading as Seahorses.