April 20, 2024


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Pets and other animals shine in artwork in current Denham Springs show | Livingston/Tangipahoa

DENHAM SPRINGS — “Animals in Artwork,” the exhibition at the Arts Council of Livingston Parish, functions first artworks by 9 space artists, most of pet puppies and cats. The show opened Sept. 2 and continues through the end of Oct.

Charlotte Reynolds, board secretary for the Arts Council and gallery director, reported Oct is nationwide Undertake a Shelter Pet dog Month and the council is supporting the adoption of shelter dogs.

“It’s time to set man’s best buddies in the spotlight. In the course of Oct, we are joining in celebrating our furry close friends via art. Our patrons can guidance this wonderful bring about and appear check out the Arts Council Gallery. A portion of art revenue on exhibit will benefit the Denham Springs Animal Shelter,” she claimed.

Reynolds reported donations for the shelter are also welcomed.

Collaborating artists include Liz Harman, Mary Harris, Amber Hilbun, Amis Lynne Jones, KC Kuhnert, Krist Norsworthy, Glen Parks, Pat Delk and Melissa Basham. 

A tentative reception for the artists is set for 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday.

“At this time, we are not sure if we can keep the reception, but we will be making an hard work to do so,” Reynolds mentioned. “When closing ideas are created, we will permit the public know. We have been having numerous precautions about gatherings at the Arts Council Gallery since of the coronavirus danger. We are awaiting final approval to maintain the reception.”

Guests can watch the artwork by calling (225) 664-1168 to make an appointment. No additional than four people today at a time can fulfill at the gallery throughout typical hrs of procedure which is from 10 a.m. to noon, Wednesdays by means of Fridays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. The gallery is on Hummel Avenue in the city’s historic downtown district.

The show can also be considered practically by means of the gallery’s web-site, artslivingston.org. Appointments for in-individual visits to the gallery can also be built by way of the website.

Reynolds said facts about Undertake a Shelter Doggy Thirty day period is available by seeking #adoptashelterdogmonth on social media.

“We are building every single effort and hard work feasible to continue to guidance the arts in Livingston Parish all through these moments when we will have to comply with all protocols included with stopping the spread of the coronavirus. We regret that we have to limit the range of readers who can come to the gallery at any 1 time but we are doing this out of an abundance of warning,” she claimed.

“We need that website visitors to the gallery put on deal with masks, and we are delivering hand sanitizers. Even while there are limits to what we can do, we are pleased that we have some actually wonderful paintings on display, and we recognize the option to give our artists a location wherever they can display their operates. This is an exciting display, and it is for a great cause,” Reynolds said.