11/8/13  |  White Faux Taxidermy Presents: WILD THING – A Group Art Show and Charity Auction

ELEWHAT: PROJECT Gallery is proud to host: White Faux Taxidermy Presents ‘Wild Thing’, a group art show and charity auction to benefit animal shelter and rescue team, STARTrescue.org. Home design company White Faux Taxidermy was created with the idea that their uniquely customizable and stylish faux pieces would pay homage to outdoor life without hurting animals in the process. For ‘Wild Thing’, White Faux Taxidermy resin animals have been given to twenty carefully selected artists, both local and international in their rawest form, creating a highly unique blank canvas. Each artist has made their chosen piece their own with only one simple rule: honor the animal. The results are handcrafted, original, one-of-a-kind pieces never seen before from these artists.

WHERE: PROJECT Gallery
1553 N. Cahuenga Blvd. Hollywood, CA 90028

WHEN: Opening reception with silent auction: Saturday, November 23. 7p – 10p
Exhibit through December 8

CONTACT:
Gallery: Sarah Gough, sarah@projectgallery.net; 323-462-1100
Press: Jen DiSisto, Art Duet, jen@artduet.net; 323-825-5221
WFT: Event Coordinator, Debbie Dexter, ddmagster@yahoo.com, 323-309-4977

Participating artists are: Anthony Ausgang, Bob Rickett, Steve Olson, Ian Ross, Adam Wallacavage, Christopher Conn Askew, Nicolas Bowers, Marsha Perloff, Clam Lynch, Dominique Nagel, Brandon Boyd, Jeremy Kille, Lauren Virdone, Frankie Infante, Kevin Lozano, Allison Torneros, CANTSTOPGOODBOY, Holly Purcell, Elizabeth Conley and the Kenmore Elementary School/Kenmore, Washington.

ABOUT WHITE FAUX TAXIDERMY: WFT is a young, urban home design company with playful animal pieces that pay homage to outdoor life, rather than being a hunter’s trophy. White Faux Taxidermy products have adorned the walls of thousands of clients, businesses, hotels, magazines and design television shows. Sought after by well known interior designers from six of the seven continents, WFT has created a highly talked about and creative culture for the animal lover in every one of us. For more information please visit www.whitefauxtaxidermy.com/art-for-start-selection-page

ABOUT START ANIMAL RESCUE TEAM: Every day thousand of pets are killed in Southern California shelters. S.T.A.R.T. was formed in order to address the issues of overpopulation by providing two very important components: 1) Transports
animals are rescued from high kill shelters in central and southern California and transported to northwestern rescue organizations, where they are re-homed. 2) Spay/Neuter
funding veterinary clinics in local communities to facilitate free spay/neuter services. http://startrescue.org/

ABOUT PROJECT GALLERY: Beautifully designed PROJECT Gallery is a cultural destination located in the center of Hollywood. PROJECT features actively rotating exhibitions with emerging and established artists and boasts a unique and creative event space with a modern edge. In a very short time PROJECT has held exhibitions for contemporary artists such as Zio Zigler, Ian Ross, Jeremiah Kille, Brian Batt and street artist/muralist CANTSTOPGOODBOY. Diversified programming has included a group pop up with LA art venture CARTWHEEL and the highly regarded photography exhibits: 50 Years of The Rolling Stones, Indian Larry by Timothy White and ROCK/FIGHT, all of which garnered national attention. The gallery recently welcomed musician and artist Serj Tankian in his interactive exhibit: Disarming Time. The gallery has received widespread media attention from Entertainment Weekly, Rolling Stone, LA Weekly, BL!SSS Magazine, Complex, Los Angeles Confidential, Refinery 29, LA Canvas and many others. For more information on PROJECT please visit www.projectla.net or Gallery Rep www.artduet.net.

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