Art gallery going to the dogs with fund-raiser

The Blue Pig Gallery in Palisade has scheduled an annual fund-raiser for the Roice-Hurst Human Society.

The Paint Your Pooch at the Pig event is set for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 16 at the gallery, 101 W. Third St. For $45, participants can have portraits of their dogs created in charcoal or pastels by artists Kay Crane, Charlie Hardy, Vera Mulder and Judy Rogan. A portion of proceeds will go to the Roice-Hurst Humane Society.

“This is such a fun event,” said Crane, director of the Blue Pig Gallery.

For more information, call 464-4819 or visit the Web site located at