Featured Artist: Dianne Bouchard

Dianne hails from Vermont. She is the founder of Fluffermutter Rescue Photography and Kids 4 Paws. She first picked up a camera when she was six years old. She has a special gift for capturing an animal’s personality. After her cat Noah passed away on May 6, 2011, she was looking for a way to…

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Featured Artist: Amanda Jones

Amanda Jones zigzags across the country—Tucson, Houston, Atlanta, Los Angeles. She photographs dogs and cats and the occasional horse or duck. Her images appear on the cover of magazines and on greeting cards, posters, and calendars. She is often called the Annie Leibovitz of pet portraiture.

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Featured Artist: Colleen Rudolf

“Encounter,” an installation of two life-sized bronze sculptures—a wolf and a dog—was shown at the 2013 outdoor exhibition at the Helen Day Art Center in Stowe, VT. Artist and HeARTs Speak member Colleen Rudolf sought to capture the moment when two genetically related animals, one domestic—one wild, met. Colleen asked the evolutionary question, “Would they…

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Deviant Art: Dispelling Myths

HeARTs Speak member Sarah Thornton of Lintu Art is the curator for the benefit art show, Deviant Art: Dispelling Myths. The show, now in its fifth year, raises funds for A Rotta Love Plus, a Twin Cities pit bull and Rottweiler rehoming, advocacy, and education organization. This year’s event at the Northrup King Building in…

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Featured Rescue: Lilly Pond Foal Rescue

HeARTs Speak member and photographer Kathy R. Sherbert of KRS Images is the artist behind the camera lens at Lilly Pond Foal Rescue (LPFR). Located in Maryland, LPFR operates from several privately owned barns in beautiful Calvert County. They provide a safe haven for foals who are byproducts of the nurse mare milk industry, which…

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Featured Artist: Tiphanie Anderson

Tiphanie Anderson, a HeARTs Speak Aspiring Member, was awarded the Outstanding Volunteer Award for her photography work in 2012 with companion animals at PAWS, an organization of people helping animals near Seattle, WA. The award reads: Your presence and artistic eye can transform even the shyest cat or dog into a supermodel. You see beauty…

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