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INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- The Humane Society of Vero Beach and Indian River County is set to host its third "Art for Animals" art show and sale.
All artists are encouraged to enter this show, which serves to benefit the animals of the county. While animal artwork is preferred, any subject matter can be featured through mixed media, paintings and drawings, sculpture, pottery, jewelry, needlework, photography and digital art. This year's show will include first, second, third and honorable mention awards as well as a "People's Choice" award.
The cost to exhibit is $15 per piece and artists can submit up to two entries. Fifteen percent of all sales will benefit county animals. The deadline for artist applications is Nov. 1. All art must be delivered to the shelter by Nov. 19.
Co-chaired by local animal advocates Sheila Marshall, Ritz Ziegler and Andi Beck, the event will be held at The Humane Society of Vero Beach and Indian River County, located at 6230 77th St., Vero Beach. The show will be open to the public and free of charge from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 30 and Dec. 1.
Artists wishing to participate can obtain guidelines and registration information by visiting The Humane Society of Vero Beach and Indian River County or downloading the "Art for Animals" application from the shelter's website www.hsvb.org.