A Cheam schoolboy who disappeared from Sutton without a trace 30 years ago is among the missing people who have been painted for a new exhibition.

Lee Boxell was 15 when he was last seen on September 10, 1988, with last year marking three decades since he was reported missing.

It’s still unclear what happened to him – and while several new leads have been pursued by police, none have yet uncovered the truth of what happened.

Lee’s portrait was painted by Amy Florence as The Other Art Fair, presented by Saatchi Art, launches Unmissable – an exhibition by various artists depicting the faces of missing people.

It will be unveiled at the March London edition of the fair and mark the 25th anniversary of the Missing People charity.

Peter Boxell, Lee’s father, said: “This wonderful portrait shows Lee, age 15, happily relaxing on a warm summer's day, at a family gathering in July '88, just two months before he became missing, over 30 long years ago.”

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The painting of Lee Boxell by artist Amy Florence

Manic Street Preachers guitarist Richey Edwards, who went missing in 1995 when he was 27, is among those featured.

His likeness was captured by Will Teather from a photograph which has been widely used in public appeals to raise awareness about his disappearance.

His sister Rachel said: “The artist has depicted Richard posing as the bold and vivid performer.

“For the last 24 years I have lived in hope of solving the mystery of what happened to Richard. I am desperate for news as to his fate and am appealing to the public to help me.”

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Unmissable will be exhibited for the first time at The Other Art Fair, from March 14 to 17, at The Truman Brewery in Brick Lane, east London.

Portraits have been available for bidding via the Paddle8 auction site since March 5, with all proceeds of artwork sales going to the Missing People charity.

Prices for the originals start at £2,000 and framed limited edition prints going for £250.

Meanwhile, the portraits will also be displayed across billboard space on the London Underground in collaboration with Art Below.

“We’re proud to support Missing People as our charity partner,” said Jessica Chow, manager of The Other Art UK Fair.

“The Unmissable exhibition will be a highlight of the London fair, which I hope will help raise awareness for the charity, not only in the search of those missing, but in the invaluable support they provide for their families and loved ones.”

For more information you can visit www.unmissable25.com and www.theotherartfair.com.