Monday, April 13, 2009

5th Annual "Art Fur Animals" Benefit & Art Auction CALL TO ARTISTS

**5th Annual Art Fur Animals Benefit**

Support from local artists needed for the homeless & abused animal in need at the Cleveland Kennel!

Friends of the Cleveland Kennel are seeking donated work from local artists for this annual fundraiser.
We are requesting submissions of original art to be exhibited and auctioned to benefit the homeless, abused and neglected animals being sheltered at the City of Cleveland Kennel.

Artists contributing pieces for the silent art auction will receive complimentary tickets to the event and will have their names listed on all print and web materials.

(This is a non-juried event; however, the committee reserves the right to make final selections as space allows.)

If interested in donating:
Please notify of participation by replying to this email no later than Friday, April 17.
**(all artists participating will have name listed on ALL print & web materials)**

All artwork for the silent auction will be due by Friday, May 8 2009.
Artists are welcome to specify a minimum bid for their work.

Event Details:
5th Annual "Art Fur Animals" Benefit & Art Auction
When: Friday, May 22, 2009, 6-10 pm
Where: Galleria at Erieview, 1301 E. 9th St, Downtown Cleveland
• Live auction of 20 ceramic dog sculptures created by some of Northeast Ohio's most creative artists
• Silent art auction featuring paintings, photographs, prints, jewelry, ceramics and fiber art by artists from around the country.
• Beer, wine, food & fun included in the $15 ticket price
• Music by DJ Byron

Join art & animal lovers alike for this truly unique and fun event... and support Cleveland's homeless animals at the same time!

For more information about Friends of the Cleveland Kennel's mission, visit: