inspirational, entertainment and sporting celebrities who have created handprints with Davson

Sharon Davson initiated the Hands Up project with American singing legend, Neil Diamond and created his handprints. This was on 14 April 1992 at the Regent Hotel in Sydney, Australia, and it launched Sharon's Hands Up initiatives to assist our Earth and its inhabitants.

Since then many leaders from diverse fields and backgrounds have participated with her to assist our Earth and its inhabitants.

Photographs from the events when Davson assisted the creation of handprints by these fabulous people and other memorabillia,including some original autographed handprints by them, now form part of the Davson Arts Museum collection.

International celebrity achievers include:
..... photographs are yet to be added .....

Belgium
Didier Theys

1987 Champion racing car driver, American Racing Series & SPA 24 World Touring Cars  
Brazil
Raul Boesel

1987 European World Sports Car Champion and 1980 Formula Ford RAC Champion  
Marco Greco

1972 Brazilian National Go-Kart Champion, and 3 time Brazilian 500cc Motorcycle Champion  
Emerson Fittipaldi 1972 & 1974 Formula One World Champion & several IndyCar racing Championships  
Nelson Piquet

1981, 1983 & 1987 Formula One World Champion, 1976 Brazilian Super Vee Champion  
Canada
Linda Evangelista International Super Model
 
 
Scott Goodyear

1988 Porsche Turbo Cup Champion and 1986 North American Formula Atlantic Champion  
Bob Proctor Internationally acknowledgrd Motivationalist  
Paul Tracey

2003 World ChampCar Racing car driver plus other Championshps  
Columbia
Roberto Guerro

1992 Record setting Indy 500 driver, Formula One, 2, and 3 winner
 
 
Croatia
Goran Ivanisevic World Top 10 Tennis Player for 5 years, 1992-96
 
 
Cuba
Jose Marakaibo Castaneda Acclaimed Cuban musician, performed the Buena Vista Social Club
 
 
Reinaldo Creagh Cuban singing legend, performed the Buena Vista Social Club, performed the Buena Vista Social Club  
Carlitos Gonzalez Co-Founder Buena Vista Social Club
 
 
Guillermo Rubalcaba Maestro of the piano, performed the Buena Vista Social Club
 
 
Siomara Avilla Valdes Lescay Cuban Diva, performed the Buena Vista Social Club
 
 
Eric Turro Martinez Acclaimed Dance Master with the acclaimed Buena Vista Social Club  
Fiji
Tamanivalu Tabua Rugby Union Player of 16 International Tests
 
 
France
Sebastien Bourdais 2004 - 2007 Successive ChampCar World Series Championships, plus Formula 3000 Championship  
Stephan Gregoire 1990 French Formula 3 B Champion, several French Championships  
Germany
Boris Becker

1995 & 1992 ATP Tour World Champion, 1991 World No1 Tennis ranking  
Christian Danner 1985 Formula 3000 Champion
 
 
Michael Stitch 1993 ATP Tour Champion teniis player  
Great Britain
Julian Clary Internationally acclaimed comedian and novelist  
David Gower OBE Former English Cricket Captain
 
 
Rolf Harris CBE AM International Entertainer & Artist
 
 
Dame Cleo Laine OBE Jazz & Soul Vocalist
 
 
Sir Nigel Mansell OBE 1992 Formula 1 Champion, 1993 IndyCar World Champion
 
 
John Mayall OBE Internationally acclaimed master of blues music
 
 
Sir Cliff Richard OBE Internationally acclaimed singer
 
 
Leo Sayer Internationally acclaimed singer and songwriter  
Rachel Ward AM Film Director, Actor & Screenwriter
 
 
Kim Wilde Internationally performing Pop singer  
Hot House Flowers Internationally performing Rock group
 
 
Andrew Strong Internationally performing singer  
Jim Crawford 1981 British Formula One title, plus several other Championships  
Sir Tom Jones Internationally acclaimed singer and songwriter  
Greece
Nana Mouskouri Internationally acclaimed Singer, UNICEF Ambassador
 
 
India
Vijay Amritraj

Former professional tennis player with 26 Singles and 13 Doubles titles, 1988 recipient of UNESCO Pierre Coubertin Award  
Italy
Teo Fabi

1977 Italian Formula Ford Champion, 1991 World Sportscar Champion  
Antonio Ferrari IndyCar Eurosport Team Owner  
Japan
Hiro Matsushita

1989 Toyota Atlantic/Pacific Division Champion, and 1st Japanese driver to compete in IndyCar events  
Yoichi Toyoda Regional Director(Asia), for Sukyo Mhikari  
New Zealand
Grant Chilott Nationally performing singer  
Tim Finn

Internationally performing pop singer and musician, as a solo artist and with Crowded House and Split Endz  
Sir Edmund Hillary World Famous Maountaineer, and first person to climb Mount Everest summit  
Judy McIntosh Internationally acclaimed film and television star  
Sam Neill Internationally acclaimed film star  
Pakistan
Wasim Akram

1990's Test Cricketer and Captain, playing in 1992 World Cup Victory, 2009 inducted into ICC Cricket Hall of Fame  
Intikhab Alam

Captain of Packistan Test Cricket 1969 - 1970's, 1990's Test Cricket Coach  
Aquib Javed

Played for Pakistan in 1992 World Cup Victory, 1990's Test and One Day Cricketer  
Waqar Younis

Played for Pakistan in 1992 World Cup Victory, 1990's Test Cricketer  
South Africa
Steve Bitzos Formula 1 and IndyCar test driver  
Cliff Drysdale Winner of 33 Singles titles, first President of ATP 1972 - 1974  
Tony Grieg English cricket Captain 1975 - 1977  
Afro Moses International singer and dancer with the band Afro Moses  
Shaun Tomson 1977 World surfing champion  
Spain
Alberto Berasategui Former tennis player with 13 career titles
 
 
Sergi Bruguera

1995 Tennis Ranking no1 Spaniard for 3rd consecutive year, Silver Medal Atlanta Olympics in 1996  
Oriol Servia 1999 Indy Lights Championship winner  
Sweden
Stefan Edberg World No1 ranked Tennis player for 1990 & 1991  
Stefan Johansson 1992 IndyCar Jim Trueman Memorial Award, winner of several European Championships  
The Netherlands
Arie Luyendyk

Indy 500 winning Racing car driver, winner of several European Championships  
West Indies
Michael Holding International Test and One Day Cricketer  
Bob Proctor with Davson.

 

USA Entertainment
Gabriella Andretti Entertainer, actor, and singer
 
 
James Belushi Internationally acclaimed film star, Broadway actor, and author
 
 
Bon Jovi

Internationally acclaimed rock group with over 130 million albumn sales worldwide  
Neil Diamond


International singing legend, inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1984, and in 2000 received the Sammy Cahn Lifetime Achievement Award  
John Denver

Internationally acclaimed singer and songwriter, actor, activist, and poet  
James Garner Internationally acclaimed film and television star, with a career in several television series spanning more than five decades  
Harry Hamlin


Internationally acclaimed film and television star, 1991 appeared in the music video and sang in the choir for "Voices That Care", made in support of US troops  
Phil Harris Internationally acclaimed film producer and director  
Florence Henderson Internationally acclaimed stage, film, and television star, singer
 
 
Jeremy Jordan Internationally performing singer and film actor
 
 
Eartha Kitt

Internationally acclaimed jaz vocalist, cabaret singer, and star of several feature films  
Dennis Locorriere Internationally acclaimed singer and songwriter (Dr Hook) and also as a solo performer  
Kyle MacLachlan Internationally acclaimed film and television star
 
 
Jim Nabors


Internationally acclaimed film and television TV star, recorded numerous albums and singles, most of them containing romantic ballads  
Paul Newman

Iconic, internationally acclaimed film star, entrepreneur, humanitarian, and auto racing enthusiast  
Debra Otten-Pain Model, Miss Indiana 1989
 
 
Luke Perry Internationally acclaimed film and television star, Broadway actor  
Neil Sedaka

Internationally acclaimed singer, composer and pianist with a career spanning over 50 years  
Sonia Dada Internationally performing rock/soul/rhythm and blues band  
Stephen Stills


Internationally acclaimed singer and guitarist with Crosby, Stills, Nash (& Young), performing professionally in several other bands as well as maintaining a solo career  
Jimmy Webb


Internationally acclaimed songwriter and entertainer, only artist to have ever received Grammy Awards for music, lyrics, and orchestration  
USA Inspiration
Frank Cuthbertson Jr NASA Astronaut (Space Shuttle Commander / Pilot) on Space Shuttles Atlantis and Discovery
 
 
G.David Low

NASA Astronaut (Space Shuttle Mission Specialist)on Space Shuttles Columbia, Atlantis and Endeavour  
Alan Downing Blind engineer with IndyCar race vehicle design, authour  
Christopher Howard Leader in motivational education and Master Trainer of Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP)  
W. Mitchell

Physically challenged motivational speaker, teaching that a positive attitude is key to overcoming adversity  
Marc Maurer

President American Blind Association, attorney specialising in civil rights law and issues related to blindness  
Horst Rechelbacher Aveda Corporation (Founder/CEO),Give to the Earth (Founder/Chairman)  
USA Sport
Andre Agassi

1999 World No1 ranking tennis player, 1995 ranked World No1 for 30 weeks, 1990 ATP Tour World Champion
Lisa Anderson 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997 Women's World Surfing Champion
 
 
Jeff Andretti 1991 IndyCar Champion and other Championships  
Mario Andretti 1978 Formula One World Champion, 1965, 1966, 1969 & 1984 IndyCar Champion, 1994 Driver of the Quarter Century  
Michael Andretti 1991 IndyCar Champion, 1983 Formula Atlantic Champion, 1981 Super Vee Champion  
Gary Bettenhausen 1983 USCA Silver Crown Champion, plus many other titles
 
 
Tony Bettenhausen 1981 IndyCar Rookie of the Year, also stock car and NASCAR driver
 
 
Scott Brayton 1979 Formula Karts Skip Barber Series Champion  
Robby Buhl 1992 Indy Lights Champion, 1989 Barber Saab Pro Series Champion
 
 
Steve Carfino 1986 - 1991 played 132 NBL games, Sydney Kings player  
Michael Chang 1996 No2 Tennis World Ranking, won 31 career titles
 
 
Eddie Cheever 1998 Indy 500 winner, 15 International 100cc European & Italian Go-Kart Championships  
Kevin Cogan

1977 SCCA Formula B National Champion, 1972 Western Division Go-Kart Champion in 2 Divisions  
Dominic Dobson 1985 - 1993 IndyCar Driver, owner of Zephyr Racing
 
 
Mario Donaldson 1994 played for Australian Sydney Kings, pre 1993 played in Japan and America  
Walker Evans

Driver and Owner in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series, known as the legend  
Sunny Garcia 2000 World Surfing Champion, 1992 ranked No3 in he world  
Tony George President, Indianapolis Speedway Board of Directors  
Kathy George Member, Indianapolis Speedway Board of Directors  
Nancy George Member, Indianapolis Speedway Board of Directors  
Josephine George Member, Indianapolis Speedway Board of Directors
 
 
Robby Gordon

1986 - 1990 5 times SCORE International Series Champion, IndyCar driver  
Tom Gullikson

1984 US Open Mixed Doubles tennis Title winner, American Davis Cup Captain 1994 - 1995  
Tim Gullikson

1977 won 3 tennis Grand Prix titles and 4 Singles titles, 16 career Doubles titles  
Carl Haas

Multiple World Champion IndyCar and ChampCar Racing team owner(Newman Haas Lanigan Racing)  
Derek Ho 1983 World Champion Surfer  
Mari Hulman-George Chairman Indianapolis Speedway Board of Directors
 
 
Davy Jones

1981 Canadian Formula Ford Champion, 1978 Northeast Quater Midget Champion  
Parnelli Jones 1963 won Indy 500, won races in stock-car and sprint racing
 
 
Tim Mayotte

1985 Inaugural Lipton Champion Players Champion (Miami Masters), 1988 Silver Medal Seoul Olympics  
Dwayne McClain 1992 - 1994 played 105 games with the Sydney Kings, played professionally in several countries  
Scott Pruett 1987 SCCA Trans Am Championship, titles also in Pro Karting  
Graham Rahal 2009 IndyCar Series win in St. Petersburg, youngest evver pole sitter
 
 
Willy T. Ribbs

1977 Formula Ford Champion, 1990 first black American IndyCar driver  
Johnny Rutherford 1980 IndyCar Champion, 1965 USCA Sprint Champion, 1986 27th championship race  
Pete Sampras 1993 - 1999 consecutively ranked World No1 tennis player, only player to be World Champion to do so  
Micky Solomone Kentucky Derby winning jockey
 
 
Kelly Slater

1994 - 1998 consecutive World Champion Surfer, won 9 in total including youngest (age 20) and oldest (age 36)  
Lyn St James

1990 co-drove win team in 24 Hours of Daytona, many national and international speed records  
Danny Sullivan 1988 IndyCar Champion, 1990 15th career championship, also drove Formula One and 2  
Al Unser

1970,1983,1985 & 1990 IndyCar Champion, named AARWBA's Auto Racing All American 5 times  
Al Unser Jr 1990 & 1994 IndyCar Champion, many other Championships  
Dean Uthoff

1988 - 1989 placed 3rd in MVP for basketball league, played for Sydney Kings  
Jimmy Vasser 1996 IndyCar Champion, 1986 National (USA) Formula Ford Champion
Davson World