Art Exhibit: A HUMANE HOLIDAY in Collaboration with the Sonoma County Humane Society
Name: Art Exhibit: A HUMANE HOLIDAY in Collaboration with the Sonoma County Humane Society
Date: December 7, 2019
Date: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 11/15/19 DECEMBER EXHIBIT: 'A HUMANE HOLIDAY': IN COLLABORATION WITH THE HUMANE SOCIETY OF SONOMA COUNTY EXHIBIT DATES: November 17 – December 29, 2019 Upstairs Art Gallery offers a unique opportunity to help the Humane Society of Sonoma County and shop local this holiday season. We shine the spotlight on animal inspired art, jewerly and crafts , and offer pet portraits by commission, with a percentage of sales going to help this wonderful non-profit, dedicated to helping animals in our community. Open House: All Day Saturday, December 7, 9 am to 8 pm: Join gallery artists and Humane Society volunteers at Upstairs Art Gallery, Healdsburg. Who doesn’t love a puppy? We celebrate our furry friends with captivating art and surprise events throughout the day, such as a Puppy Kissing Booth. Holiday goodies will fuel the festivities A special wine offering, Windsor Vineyards label will cheer us on. Twenty percent of all sales during the day of the Open House will be donated to the Humane Society. A “Humane Holiday,”a 5 week long exhibit featuring pet-inspired art work, is a fundraiser for the Humane Society of Sonoma County. The window art works by Laura Roney, Karen Miller, Willow Laland , Andrea Cleall, Cynthia Jackson-Hein, Linda Barretta and Beverly Bird capture expressions and actions of their favorite pets . Rounding out the window display is Jo Tobin-Charleston’s cat-inspired jewelry. And you can commission a portrait of your pet and help out the Humane Society at the same time - for anyone who commissions a pet portrait before December 29, the Gallery will donate 20% of the sale to the Humane Society. The Gallery will also be accepting monetary donations for the Humane Society for the duration of the holiday season. “After a year of fires and floods, it feels so uplifting to be ending the year on a high note - our four-legged friends never fail us”, said Beverly Bird. The Stairway Showcase features works by our local artisans such as Nancy Winn's new whimsical paper mache animal creations, and Melissa McCann's fused glass holiday items, jewelry and fine art pieces. This is all in addition to our regular array of Artisan ceramics. photos, whimsical metal sculpture, fused glass pieces which offer a wide variety of gift choices for the holiday season. Upstairs Art Gallery, 306 Center Street, Healdsburg, CA 95448(707) 431-4214 Open daily 11-6 www.upstairsartgallery.net For further information: Contact: Beverly Bird, Press Contact, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 707-799-1490.