Friday, August 29, 2008

Calling All Artists ... Come in Artists...

Last year I posted a call to artists who might be interested in donating art to the Berkeley-East Bay Humane Society for their yearly art sale fundraiser called "Purr-casso". The turn out was wonderful, artists from all over the world contributed pieces that made a huge difference to these animals lives.

Well another bigger and better Purr-casso is on its way and it's going to need contributions. Here's the details.

DEADLINE FOR ARTWORK: October 25, 2008

Submission details:

Step 1: Email: or
Include the following information:
1. Name/Phone Number
2. Medium (painting, photo, quilt, etc.)
3. Size – approximate
4. Number of items
5. How it will be displayed

Step 2: Mail or deliver artwork to BEBHS--October 25, 2008
Berkeley-East Bay Humane Society
Attn: Cindy Shelby
2700 Ninth Street
Berkeley, CA 94710

Attach to your art work:
1. Your Name
2. Company Name (if applies)
3. Phone Number
4. Address (if applies)
5. Email Address
6. Website
7. Title of piece (if applies)
8. Price of artwork(s)

Portfolio Book:
1 page – 8 ½ x 11
Bio and Photo of artwork
Contact info.
Attach business cards

1. Send artwork framed, or in a manner we can easily display to the public.
2. Your art work will be stored in a safe and secured warehouse near the Hollis Street Project.

The event itself, "Purr-casso Art and Craft Gala" will be held on:

Sunday, Nov. 9, 2008
12-4 PM
Hollis Street Project
5900 Hollis Street, Emeryville, CA

The event will consist of a silent art auction in addition to a normal craft fair. There will be some great art to be had here, as long as all you artists out there are willing to contribute!

Official info from the Purr-Casso blog:
And some more goodies on Bill Robinson's Blog:

Here's the piece that I contributed to last years show.

This year I'm hoping to do at least a couple.


Yaxin said...

I would like to be cat ^____^

EL GRANDE said...

Hey Bill,
Elio and I are very interested in participating in this amazing event. We will be sending two pieces out there soon. Thank you so much for posting this information.

joe y elio

Gary Ham said...

Very cool Bill. Thanks for the info, I plan to partake in this grand event.

Steph said...

Digital prints are coll for this, right? I have a piece in mind that I would like to donate ^_^

See you and Iku tomorrow! WAHOOO!

Book said...

Thanks for the info on this Bill!

- Manior - said...

So beautiful!
Je manques un peu d'adjectifs pour ce commentaire vu que je suis français!!!

Kim Gadbois said...

That looks like fun! Maybe I will participate :)

Michael said...

Hey there! I received my copy of Book Plate Betties today and I absolutely LOVE IT! It's so cute, the girls as well as the design, and just a fantastic addition to my collection. It arrived really quickly as well! Just thought that I'd let you know.

Thanks again!!

-Mike C.-

Thomas F. Dougherty said...

Beautiful image! well done!