"Tangles," 6" square, Golden Open acrylics on Ampersand Gessobord, portrait of a mixed breed dog. This particular painting will be available for purchase at my solo show "Happily Ever Afters" which is opening at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary the end of August 2010. "Tangles" will be finished off in a gorgeous custom molding, and her dear face will be one of 40 others, all rescued companion animals. If you are interested in purchasing her ($369, framed), let me know.
I am now working on the final details of this exhibition - arranging for shipping, preparing the labels, and coordinating the details of the interactive guest book along with other tasks. Which leads to a favor I must ask. You see, these faces each have a story to share, but there are many others' who's faces I didn't get a chance to paint with stories just as compelling. So here's my favor:
If your life has been touched by a rescue, could you take a minute to shoot me an email? I'd love to hear more real life "Happily Ever Afters." The submissions I receive will be edited for possible inclusion in the exhibition and any resulting publications.
I cannot anticipate the sort of response I will receive, so I cannot make any guarantees, but I can tell you that I personally will read each note.
And I'll thank you right now, in advance, for helping me put a name, face and story to the problem of homeless pets.
Inquiries (including booking your own pet portrait, from miniature size [4" x 4"] to larger than life) may always come to me.
Thanks, as always, for looking at - and sharing - my artwork and musings with your friends and family.
FACEBOOK: Kimberly Kelly Santini
SHOP ORIGINALS & LIMITED EDITION GICLEES: at my Etsy shop
ORDER CUSTOMIZED NOTECARDS & REPRODUCTIONS: at Imagekind
COMMISSION A PET PORTRAIT: contact me
GIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE: contact me