Art for the Animals' Day Sunday, October 11th 11am - 5pm

To celebrate the 1st New York Week for the Animals, the community-minded, animal-loving owners of Up Front Exhibition Space, Port Jervis' premier art gallery, are hosting a special all-day exhibit of animal artwork from talented local artists. Fabulous paintings of animals will be on display and for sale -- a portion of all proceeds sold is being donated to Humane Society of Port Jervis to help the needy homeless dogs and cats in the community.

Special guest artist Laura Bolle of Freedom Paws will be on hand with some of her amazing animal work - stop by for this opportunity to meet her in person.

Adoptable cats from the humane society will be there too!.. The annual Port Jervis Fall Foliage Festival will be going on all day in town--so be sure to plan a visit and stop in the gallery to see the stunning artwork, meet fellow animal lovers, and the sweet cats too! The 'Art for the Animals' event is free -- light refreshments will be served and the public is warmly invited to stop by.

Up Front Exhibition Space is a full service Contemporary Art Gallery and Event Space designed by Gordon Graff, who creates original and exciting found object art and Debbie Raia, a leader in the downtown development effort, as a top notch venue for emerging artists to exhibit their work. Art collectors and art appreciators alike can enjoy monthly events always featuring outstanding art, culinary delights, Mellissa merlot, exciting music, and unique entertainment.

New York artist Laura Bolle of Freedom Paws is known for "The Art of Rescue." A dedicated animal lover, Laura has long supported local animal rescue organizations with many types of fundraisers. See some of her paintings at her website

The Humane Society of Port Jervis/Deerpark is a non-profit animal shelter serving the tri-state area of New York, New Jersey & Pennsylvania for more than four decades. We raise 95% of our income from private donations and fund raisers.
Humane Society of Port Jervis serves the community in a myriad of ways, including offering low cost spay and neuter for cats and dogs. Find out how you can help - visit

a snapshot of grand opening night

a snapshot of grand opening night
a great turn out!


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