One Year of Perfect Exposure

1984At the center of the HeARTs Speak mission lies a simple philosophy: that collaboration is the most effective strategy for improving the lives of companion animals. Our organization unites hundreds of professional artists worldwide who live and work by this philosophy, and in the U.S. alone our members assist over one third of animal welfare groups. As a vehicle for expanding our reach even further and to supplement these artists’ incredible work, we created the Perfect Exposure Project. (more…)

Sheltered: Art Benefit for Animals At Risk

shelteredavatarHearts Speak member Charlene Logan Burnett is the founder and organizer behind Sheltered, a nationally curated art exhibit, which seeks to raise awareness of the staggering number of homeless animals who will never find shelter.

The show opens at Davis Arts Center, Davis, CA with a reception on Friday, October 10, 2014. The exhibit runs five weeks and closes with a silent auction on November 14. Over 50 artists, selected by curator Ryann Casey, will donate a portion of sales to beneficiaries of the exhibit: Alley Cat Allies4 R Friends, and Mow Wow Animals. (more…)

Adopt A Shelter-Cat Month

Parsley3cropThe fabulous days of summer are here, full of fun and outdoor activities, but did you know that June is Adopt A Shelter-Cat month? In some shelters, far less cats than dogs find their happily-ever-after, while some might not even be promoted to the public at all. Here at HeARTs Speak, we are lovers of all creatures, great and small, but there is simply no denying the altogether lovely, wild and fantastically eccentric nature of a cat. They’re a companion like no other and exist in a league all their own. (more…)