Each cat is a work of art, but if you're scratching your head, wondering what you'd do with a whimsical fiberglass cat by the name of Casino Cat, Sushi Chef or Meowscarade, Scott says they're lovely home decorations and, with a Clearcoat treatment, ideal for installing in the garden. But, she adds, "We were joking in the office that after you've acquired more than one, you'll have to start the attic rotation." All of the kitties but one will be auctioned off at a Painted Cats gala on July 28. (The last one, "Claudia Monette," by Jane McFadden Dorsey, will be the prize in a drawing; entry tickets are $10 each.)
The cats make their first live appearance tonight from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Lakewood Arts Council gallery, 85 South Union Boulevard in Lakewood, where they'll blend in with a Cats & Dogs exhibit through May. After that, they'll make stops in the Art District on Santa Fe on First Friday in June; at Aar River Gallery, 3707 West 73rd Avenue in Westminster, for a June 29 wine tasting; and in the Tennyson Street Cultural District on First Friday in June before reaching their final destination at Lakewood Country Club for the gala.
85 S. Union Drive
Lakewood, CO 80228
Category: Art Galleries
Region: West Denver Suburbs
For information, visuals, bidding and event tickets, go to www.catcaresociety.org or call 303-239-9680.
Mondays-Saturdays. Starts: May 3. Continues through June 1, 2012