I’m very happy to announce an event being held this Saturday (4/10/2010) in southern New Jersey. I’m one of many artists who was asked to donate some artwork for the Artistic Expressions Art Auction, an event that benefits a great non-profit rescue organization called Lilo’s Promise. The piece I donated is a 16×20 matted and framed image of Elwood (image shown below). I also donated a few copies of my book, Pet Photography 101: Tips for Taking better Photos of Your Dog or Cat (Focal Press).
Below is information about the event, with a letter from Heather Speeks, chair of the The Artistic Expressions Art Auction. As she notes, tickets are complimentary by request only through their website (lilospromise.com)
Date/Time: Saturday, April 10, 2010 at 6:30 p.m.
Place: Collingswood Community Center
Picture your adored pup in an abusive home or facing euthanasia after a long stay at an animal shelter. Lilo’s Promise Animal Rescue, located in Voorhees, NJ, removes dogs from these situations, loves and trains them until they are ready to take the next step toward being a treasured pet. Lilo’s helps all breeds, but specializes in our beloved pit bulls. These misunderstood and mismanaged kids get trapped in the system and need every advantage they can get.
As chair of the The Artistic Expressions Art Auction, I am dedicated to raise the funds needed to achieve Lilo’s goal of doubling the amount of dogs saved in 2009. While this is a huge undertaking for us, we are determined to reach our goal to help the dogs that need us.
Beginning at 6:30 p.m. on April 10, attendees are invited to whet their palates with a Wine Tasting and Meet the Artists Hour sponsored by local vendors. A Live Auction, beginning at 7:30 p.m. will feature an amazing and eclectic assortment of art, with opening bids ranging from five dollars into the hundreds. A current listing of our local, national and international artists donating work is available on our website at www.lilospromise.com.
Please join us for an exciting evening of food, wine and art and help Lilo’s Promise continue to rescue homeless animals. Tickets are complimentary by request only through our website (lilospromise.com).
We hope to see you there!
-Heather Speeks – 856-783-2024 – HSpeeks@msn.com