The fifth annual "Art Fur Animals" Benefit & Auction will be May 22 to raise money Friends of the Cleveland Kennel.
All proceeds will go directly to the care of the animals at the City of Cleveland Kennel.
The artwork up for auction includes 20 custom designed ceramic dogs by dozens of renowned Cleveland artists.
Artwork in the silent auction includes pieces from renowned locally and nationally recognized artists.
Artists include Janet Macoska, Todd V, Dana Depew, Kristen Cliffel, Krisztina Lazar, Michael Greenwald, Scott Pickering, John G., Kenn Louis, Mitzi Lai and many others.
For a complete list of artists, visit www.friendsofclevelandkennel.com.
There also will be raffle prizes from local businesses, appetizers provided by Porcelli's Bistro & plenty of wine & beer (beer provided by Tremont Tap House).
Music will be by DJ Funk-Schway.
All of this is included with admission of $15.
"Art Fur Animals" will be held from 6 to 10 p.m.at the Galleria at Erieview, located at 1301 E. Ninth St., in downtown Cleveland.
Tickets are available at the door or at the above-mentioned Web site.
Parking is $3 at the Galleria, or free street parking is also available.
-- Robin Palmer