Rare Species Conservatory Art Show Feb. 10-12

The Rare Species Conservatory Foundation will host the “Wild Things” art show and sale Sunday through Tuesday, Feb. 10-12 at Pferdekamper Studio (14281 Collecting Canal Road, Loxahatchee Groves). The opening reception will take place Sunday, Feb. 10 from 5 to 10 p.m.

The artists of Wild Things invite the community to celebrate their seventh annual wildlife-themed art show and sale benefiting the Rare Species Conservatory Foundation.

This show brings together a variety of artists presenting works in all media inspired by nature. The show is a celebration of all things wild and free interpreted in paintings, photography, sculpture, pottery, fine jewelry, mixed-media and more. This show will be hosted by Gisela and Howald Pferdekamper in their private studio. Sales proceeds benefit RSCF’s global wildlife conservation programs.

Artists participating in the show include Norman Gitzen, Melinda Moore, Anthony Burks, Rollin McGrail, Janet Heaton, Gisela Pferdekamper, Jean Hutchison, Mindy Colton, Donatella Linari, Sasha Lickle, Jill Elisofon, Karen McGovern, Jackie Harris, Maria Hayden, EarthART and more.

Opening night special guests and sponsors include New York Times best-selling author Tami Hoag, wild animal guests courtesy of the Busch Wildlife Sanctuary, delicious “light bites” courtesy of the International Polo Club Palm Beach and the Wanderers Club in Wellington, and live music provided by Lake Worth artist and musician Rick Cohen.

Live art demonstrations will be performed throughout the evening, including a raku ceramics firing by Jackie Harris. The raffle table will be filled with original artworks donated by participating artists and assorted gifts from local businesses.

Raffle tickets will be available opening night for $5 each or five for $20. If you cannot attend the opening night reception but would like to purchase raffle tickets, contact Karen McGovern at info@rarespecies.org.

The show will remain open Monday, Feb. 11 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Tuesday, Feb. 12 by appointment.

For further information, call McGovern at (561) 790-5864 or visit www.rarespecies.org.