Regan Russel died giving comfort and water to terrified dehydrated young pigs at slaughterhouse at #TorontoPigSave. She was killed by the truck that was carrying them. This painting, #SavePigs4Regan, I did when I heard the tragic news. It will be used to raise funds and spread awareness for Repealing Bill 156--a recently passed Ag Gag law criminalizing ANY exposure or compassion given to pigs and other animals in factory farms or transport trucks on way to slaughterhouses.
Due to Covid19 the ability to view the In Transition exhibition at Arts Worcester scheduled for March 20 - April 18, 2020 is postponed.
There are hopes for a June closing event instead, I’ll keep you posted.
44 Portland Street
Worcester, MA 01608
Four states of State of the Union series completed at RAREAir residency and exhibited in Adams State University’s Hatfield Gallery in Alamosa Colorado
Due to COVID19, how and when we will present you with Women Artists For Animals is currently unknown. It may be virtual or happen at a later date TBD. We’ll keep you posted!
More information will be available soon. Please visit Compassion Arts for details of the event coming in a few months!
I am happy to be presenting with Compassion Arts in NYC.
Janell O’Rourke joins me in reflecting on animals in our artwork, and through the lens of other women in the visual arts, and the influence photographer and animal advocate Jo-Anne McArthur has with her powerful photography for animals.
Poet Gretchen Primack will emcee this event and read a selection of her poetry.
Jo-Anne McArthur is this year’s Artists for Ahimsa honoree and will be presented our award/painting I painted which i call The Last Picture.
Exciting News! I will be showing a group of new paintings this summer at William Scott Gallery in Provincetown, MA
OPENING RECEPTION: JULY 19, 7 - 9 PM
Exhibition: July 19 - August 1, 2019
Ptown. Art. Summer. What could be better!
This coming January I am excited to be a part of Adams State University’s Rare A.I.R. artist-in-residence program in Colorado. I was accepted to work on my State of the Union series, which at this point consists of my first painting Florida.
The project will eventually have paintings of all of the states with the positive images we associate with that state- state flag, state animal, slogan, and their attractions, and in bubbles, some of the shameful things that go on with the animals of that state.
I look forward to almost three weeks of uninterrupted painting in the provided studio space, with support and sharing with the faculty and students there.
"Cat Tales" for Westport River Watershed Alliance benefit
Dedee Shattuck Gallery
Feb 29- March 9, 2019
I’m so excited to be a part of this awesome group at RESCUECON! I’ll be talking about my increasing love affair with animals—through my paintings!
I’d love to see you if you're nearby Feb 23 + 24, 2019 in Oxnard, CA—just north of LA.
I'm thrilled to be a part of the 20 artists' looking at our relationship with our animal companions!
Opening reception: December 14, 2018 6-8pm
Nov 30- March 3, 2019
New Bedford Art Museum (NBAM)
608 Pleasant St
New Bedford, MA 02740
Pop-up show during Padanaram Christmas Weekend Festival. Many artworks for sale under 14" x 14".
Dec 7-9, 2018
Opening reception: Dec 7, 2018, 5-8pm
404 Elm St
S. Darmouth, MA
New MP3 Vegan Paradise features my artwork on front and back cover.
Thank you Mr Hip-- worlds most handsome vegan. So happy to have Bubble Series Separate Not Equal, and Insatiable used in such a perfect way!!
I was happy to present my artwork and story for the series You Art What You Eat at the Boston Veg Food Fest as part of the Compassion Arts Festival. Other presenters included composer and performer Michael Harren and poet, musician and performer Donald Vincent aka Mr. Hip.
I was honored to emcee the screening of The Last Pig at the Kendall Square Cinema in Boston. After the screening, Compassion Arts presented the first Compassion Arts Award—my painting, A New Dawn, inspired by the film—to Allison Argo, the director of the film.
Read the Boston Voyager article "Meet Jane O'Hara."
Jane was selected as a finalist in the Fall 2017 competition ANIMA <> ANIMUS <> ANIMAL -- an exploration of the complex connections between humans and animals -- for the online gallery Art Scene Today.
Listen to Jane's interview on Talking Animals with Duncan Strauss on NPR affiliate WMNF in Tampa, Florida.
My book on the Beasts of Burden artists and how the exhibit came to be, called Beasts of Burden—Our Complex Relationship With Animals, is now available for $20.
Compassion Arts and Culture & Animals Foundation have invited me to present about my art and the artists of my exhibit Beasts of Burden for the Festival that weekend. I have a song, video, spoken word and art presentation planned with some great help.
Jenny Johnson of New England Dream House interviews artist Jane O'Hara about her work painting animal portraits.