Past Events 2016


7495 Cascade Rd, Southeast Grand Rapids

Published on Sep 26, 2015

Betsy Ratzsch previews 2016 (annual Handworks show) in Michigan.


HANDWORKS is a new seasonal art show for West Michigan. Presented by well-known local artist and former gallery owner Betsy Ratzsch, the show will feature art and fine craft from both regional and national artists. You'll find artwork created in various mediums: paintings, jewelry, fiber, pottery, wood and glass. The show is free and open to the public. We'll plan to see you there!

November 5 2016 9am - 4 pm

SiminsCreations @ Art for the Animals - Art St Show for Bats & Sloths! - Gallery Provocateur - CHICAGO

April 2nd, 2016 5pm - 9pm

Gallery Provocateur, 1621 N Kedzie, Chicago, IL 60647

Details: Original art for auction with proceeds going to the Flying Fox Conservation Fund. A meet and greet with a fruit bat and sloth during the benefit.

Gallery Provocateur is hosting a fundraising art show for the Flying Fox Conservation Fund.
Flying Fox Conservation Fund founder and director Scott Heinrichs has worked more than fifteen years on the Sulawesi fruit bat conservation project which is dedicated to aiding endangered fruit bats of Indonesia. He has been written about by the Chicago Sun Times, Chicago Tribrune, Chicago Tribune Magazine, , Chicago Parent Magazine, and Audubon magazine and has also written articles for BATS magazine.

Flying Fox Fund is a 501c3 not for profit dedicated to the protection of Old World fruit bats ...and their habitat through conservation, education and research. Their goal is to save Old World fruit bat populations and their habitat with a non confrontational approach to reach solutions which benefits bats, peoples and ecosystems.

Flying Fox Fund believes education is the greatest tool one can use to conserve fruit bat populations from decline. Teaching governments, forestry, wildlife personnel and the public the benefits of bats. Help them understand how fruit bats impact their daily lives. Research is essential for a better understand of fruit bat biology, behavior, and conservation needs.

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