Animals are on show at the Cooroy Butter Factory Arts Centre to commemorate World Animal Day. Sunshine Coast artist's Natalie Barlow, Janet Carew and Fiona Groom have come together to create an exhibition celebrating animals through art. Captivating Creatures will officially be opened by Tricia Ellis on Saturday the 17th September at 1pm and all are welcome.
Tricia is the Education Officer for The Sunshine Coast Animal Refuge and not only does she share the same love of animals she is also fervent about animal welfare .The exhibition is diverse, quirky and engaging with all three artists passionate about nature and particularly animal life. Basing the show around World Animal Day the artists have chosen the Sunshine Coast Animal Refuge as their beneficiary so as a result a percentage of all sales will be going to help SCARS ,it is Natalie's, Janet's and Fiona's intention to help the refuge and raise awareness for the cause.
The exhibition will run from the 16th September concluding on the 26th October and during this time there will be a variety of activities' planned, including a World Animal Day Market place on the verandah of the Butter Factory on the 1st of October it is a free event, and a portion of the proceeds from the sales will go to The Sunshine Coast Animal Refuge.
There will be painting demonstrations by the exhibiting artists and face painting for a gold coin donation to SCARS. The animal refuge will be there with some dogs for the visitors to see and a variety of animal paintings, arts and crafts will be for sale. Fiona has donated a painting to be raffled during the exhibition being drawn on the on the 26th Oct with 100% of the proceeds going to SCARS.
Captivating Creatures Exhibition
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Butter Factory Arts Center
Butter Factory Arts Centre, Cooroy
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