This year for the first time, Larry Gekiere – Artist is participating in a great fundraising event put on by one of the biggest dog rescue organizations in the DFW area by offering a special donation. Legacy Boxer Rescue (LBR) was founded in 2004 with the belief that all Boxers should have a legacy befitting … Continue reading Donation to Legacy Boxer Rescue – Painting to Save Pups!
Diary of a Painter
As I’ve said before, photographs are a very important part, of producing a hand-painted oil portrait of your pet. However, these kinds of “confession” photos, while hysterically funny, might not be ideal for a painting! (But they are funny!) (Click on the photos to get a full-sized view!) If you need a laugh or a chance … Continue reading Funny Photos of Guilty Pets
Now and again I send out an email about what’s going on at “Larry Gekiere Artist”. With the latest email, I have changed the format a bit. My email is now the official newsletter of Larry Gekiere Artist. Every quarter I’ll be sharing my favorite blog posts from the past months, but for those of … Continue reading News About the “Larry Gekiere Artist Newsletter”!
Here’s hoping that, in 2018, your pets are as happy and healthy as the ones in the competition.
Once again this year, my studio offered the donation of a hand-painted oil painting to be auctioned off at the Crystal Charity Ball. The Crystal Charity Ball is an amazing organization that has been helping children for over 60 years and raised more than $137 million for more than 140 children’s charities. This year’s very … Continue reading Donation to Crystal Charity Ball – Painting to Help Children
Or, if you prefer, simply call me at (214) 405-1834 to work out the details for your gift certificate. A Gift That REALLY Keeps On Giving Custom oil paintings are the kind of gifts that keep right on giving. When your friend or loved one hangs the painting on their wall, they will constantly be … Continue reading A Unique and Personal Gift
To Order To order a painting, just complete this form. If you have further questions, just contact me via email or call me at (214) 405-1834. HAPPY HOLIDAYS to you and yours!
I was glued to the news, just like you, watching the heartbreaking story of Hurricane Harvey unfold. And like you, I really wanted to do something to help. So I came up with a special offer to assist the SPCA in Houston through the medium of my painting of pet portraits. Heartbreaking Separations It struck me … Continue reading Special Offer: The Lost Pets of Hurricane Harvey
Best Friends Have you heard of the phrase “man’s best friend?” It’s a common phrase referring to domestic dogs as pets who are close to their owners. The phrase dates back to the 1700s when Frederick the Great of Prussia first introduced the idea in reference to one of his Italian Greyhounds. Dogs, for many … Continue reading Why Have a Pet Portrait Commissioned?