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Purr-casso Artist Submission Guidelines

August 22, 2008

Hey Artists! Purr-casso needs your help!

We are looking for artists to donate their crafts or fine art for the 2008 Purr-casso Art and Craft Gala. All art must include cat or a dog somewhere in the piece. Crafts that are wearable items for dogs or cats are OK too.

Your donation will be formally acknowledged by the BEBHS. In addition, you will be recognized through our website and bi-annual magazine distributed to over 12,000 Bay Area households . We hope that you are able to support this exciting event. Thank you for your consideration of this request. If you have any questions, please contact Jane Stutfield, , or Julia Clayton, Or call Cindy Shelby at 510-845-7735 ext. 13.

DEADLINE FOR ARTWORK: October 25, 2008
UPDATE 10/25/08:
We have extended the date to the 31st on turning in pieces for Purr-casso.

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.

Go ahead and start those beautiful artworks and keep an eye on this blog for updates! We will even be posting art here as it is submitted, so you will have a good idea of what treasures await you at the auction in November.

If you are looking for examples of 2D artwork from last year, have look at the submissions from Bill Presing, Brittney Lee, Bill Robinson, and Dave Dick.

One Comment leave one →
  1. BEBHS permalink
    August 25, 2008 8:33 am


    Thank you for posting the detailed info for artists and the Web links showing some of last year’s art.

    I edited the HTML code to make the links to external sites open in a new window. That way the Purr-casso blog will stay open on the user’s computer while they visit the links.

    Rich Sayers

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