Ani­mal art show leaps in­to se­cond year

L'Etoile - - IN OTHER WORDS -

A Sainte-Anne-de-Bel­le­vue art gal­le­ry is hos­ting a se­cond an­nual show that's going to the dogs... and cats.

Art to the Re­scue 2 will kick off at Ga­le­rie Ouest in Sainte-Anne-de-Bel­le­vue on No­vem­ber 18. A ver­nis­sage will be held No­vem­ber 19 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Pro­ceeds from the ani­mal the­med show will go to­ward hel­ping two ani­mal adop­tion centres: Ro­sie Ani­mal Adop­tion and Ani­match.

Artists from Mon­tréal, On­ta­rio and Ma­ni­to­ba have do­na­ted works for ex­hi­bi­tion and sale. Fif­ty-percent of sales will be do­na­ted to the ani­mal cha­ri­ties. Gal­le­ry ow­ner He­le­na Schef­fer says the "ex­cep­tio­nal" works in­clude va­rious me­dia such as oil, pas­tel, wa­ter­co­lour, tex­tiles, mo­saics, pho­to­gra­phy and sculp­tures. All art will fea­ture wild or do­mes­tic ani­mals.

Art to the Re­scue 2 will run from No­vem­ber 18 to 28 at Ga­le­rie Ouest, lo­ca­ted at 37, rue Saint-Tho­mas in Sain­teAnne-de-Bel­le­vue. For in­for­ma­tion, call 514 695-8249.

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