New Rochelle, NY, September 12, 2016 --(PR.com
)-- transFORM Gallery announces their event for the Fall season at the transFORM Showroom & Gallery in New Rochelle, sponsored by Westchester Magazine. transFORM Gallery will be hosting a closing reception for their summer art exhibit, “Rescue Me” on Saturday, October 1st from 3-7pm at 20 Jones Street. This will be another fundraiser for the Humane Society of Westchester with kittens and dogs as well as a rabbit and indoor therapy pony from Lucky Orphan Horse Rescue – yes the pony wears a diaper.
transFORM Gallery welcomes guests of all ages. If you are a bit weary of animals, don’t stress. The event will also include a crafts table and face painting as well as child and adult friendly treats.
“Rescue Me” featured 16 artists from across the region, plus a gal from Idaho. The animal themed show represented both wild and domestic animals, from lions, tigers and bears, to cats, dogs and roosters – created in a variety of mediums. transFORM Gallery was pleased to welcome the new work of B.F. Sheperd, Nicole Molinari, Miriam Schulman, Susanne Reece, Bruce Withers, Laura Yager and Amelia Jones to their juried exhibition. “Rescue Me” also featured artwork from transFORM Gallery’s standing artists, Alexander Rutsch, Paula Barragan, Jesse Sanchez, Kathy Rutsch, Alexa Grace and Anita Lobel. BA D’Alessandro, Pasquale Miele and Lubomir Tomaszewski contributed to the sculpture portion of the show, while Gina Kingsley added four fused glass pieces.
The closing reception will include a therapy pony, dogs, kittens and a rabbit. There will also be a presentation by Licensed Vet Technician, Jennifer Angell-Greene. Jennifer has worked in private vet hospitals for 10 years including the Animal Medical Center in Manhattan. She also spent 3 years as a technician and hospital manager at Guiding Eyes for the Blind. Jennifer will be providing guests with expert advice on how to select & train their pets.
Wine and Media Sponsor, Westchester Magazine + Food from Eastchester Fish Gourmet.
There will be a minimum donation fee of $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 & under. Money generated from the entry fees as well as 10% of all artwork sales will be donated to the Humane Society and Lucky Orphan Horse Rescue.
Please RSVP to RSVP@transformgallery.com