“Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.” –Anatole France


Throughout the month of August, the walls of Urban Arts Gallery will be adorned with art celebrating the diverse beauty of animal life on Earth. This exhibit features a large group of skilled and talented local artists, exploring the animal kingdom in a wide range of styles and techniques. The result is a fascinating, colorful, and inspiring collection of beautiful artwork for the whole family.

Featured artists include: Alex Gregory, Alexander Hofstetter, Anna LittleWaterfall, Caitlin Hawker, Charlotte Pili, Colin Gentry, Graham Rich, Halley Bruno, Heather Olsen, Jaime Reynolds, Jessica Douglas, Jessica Hawe, Justin Moore, Kandace Hardee, Kurt Beswick, Rosemarie Dunn, Ruchi Soni, Sidney Clayton, Thomas Burdett, Todd Powelson, and Vanessa Colunga.

The exhibit will hang from August 6th to September 1st, with a gallery stroll reception on August 16th from 6-9pm. Admission is free and open to the public.


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“Animal Destiny: Horse”; digital painting, 30×40″, by Todd Powelson. $475

“Lancelot”; mixed media, 24×36″, by Jaime Reynolds. $750

“Twitterpated”; colored pencil, 9×12″, by Jessica Hawe. $400

“Chrysalis”; digital (metal print), 40×50″, by Kurt Beswick. $1500

“Hand Delivered”; mixed media, 20×24″, by Rosemarie Dunn. $1500

“The Beast”; oil on canvas, 36×36″, by Ruchi Soni. $500

“The Weird Sisters”; acrylics, 14×14″, by Caitlin Hawker. $100

“Cicada Monk”; mixed media, 5×7″, by Vanessa Colunga. $140

“Ghost”; acrylics, 16×20″, by Alex Gregory. $450

“Weathering the Season of Fear”; oil & metal leaf, 24×24″, by Alexander Hofstetter. $1100

“Symbiotic Symphonic”, pastel & colored pencil, 18×24″, by Anna Littlewaterfall. $750

“Pelafina”; oil, 24×36″ by Colin Gentry. $1160

“Transcend”; ink, 11×14″, by Graham Rich. $175

“Life, Death, Life”; acrylics, 16×20″, by Halley Bruno.

“Hannah”; oil, 9×12″, by Heather Olsen. $200

“Spring Friends”; mixed media, 16×20″, by Holly Sagendorf. $300

“Snowy Owl”; Dendrite opal & watercolor, 11×17″, by Jessica Douglas. $300

“Ghost”; digital, 11×17″, by Justin Moore (Fugazi). $70

“The Owl”; oil, 16×20″, by Kandace Hardee. NFS

“Eye of the Tiger”; oil, 30×48″, by Vinny DiGirolamo. $750

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