Animal Powers at Perspectives…The Gallery at Whitney Center

June 25 to October 2, 2014

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Harold Shapiro

The Arts Council of Greater New Haven’s Director of Artistic Services, Debbie Hesse, is at it again with another exhibition that combines local artists and the general public. In a new curated show titled Animal Powers at Perspectives…The Gallery at Whitney Center, Hesse invited various artists to channel their animal spirit and produce work around the idea of wildlife. The exhibition features artwork by Corina S. Alvarezdelugo, Amy Arledge, Alexis Brown, Claudine Burns Smith, Joy Bush, Danielle Mailer, Harold Shapiro and Gonzalo Zuniga-Vergara.

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Claudine Burns Smith

In addition to the eclectic artwork by selected featured artists, the general public is invited to participate by sharing photos of their pets. This is your chance to put those Instagram photos of your cat, dog, horses and snakes to good use! To be part of this exciting exhibition please email photos to petpics200@gmail.com. Once your photos are submitted they will be added to the gallery walls. Check out the online gallery here.

For more information about Animal Powers please contact Debbie Hesse at the Arts Council (203) 772-2788 or dhesse@newhavenarts.org.

A public reception will take place September 27, from 3-5pm, with artist talks from 2-3pm.

 

Perspectives…The Gallery at Whitney Center, a gallery exhibit in partnership with the Arts Council of Greater New Haven and Whitney Center, is located at 200 Leeder Hill Drive, Hamden. The gallery features regional artists in group and thematic shows. Hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4 to 7 p.m., and Saturdays from 1 to 4 p.m.

Artists’ Opportunity If you would like to be considered for an exhibit at Perspectives…The Gallery at Whitney Center, please send images, résumé and bio to: Arts Council of Greater New Haven, 70 Audubon Street, New Haven, CT 06510. For more information, call Debbie Hesse at 203-772-2788 or email dhesse [at] newhavenarts.org.

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