FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Rainforest Art Foundation’s Headquarters hosts its first individual artist show with realistic renditions of wildlife from different continents
SHREVEPORT, La., September 1, 2015 – The Rainforest Art Foundation prepares to start the fall with the very first solo artist show at the Shreveport location, “Walk on the Wild Side”, featuring the works of Don Edwards. The opening reception will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 15, from 5:00-6:30 pm at 710 Travis Street, Shreveport, LA 71101. The reception is free with a suggested $10 donation to Rainforest Art Foundation. Original paintings and giclées will be available for sale, with one third of the proceeds to support RAF’s mission. Light refreshments will be provided. RAF Members are invited to join the artist for dinner (Dutch treat) following the reception.
The exhibition will show through November 6, 2015. Naturalist, photographer and wildlife artist, Edwards' work captures intriguing and realistic moments in nature. He has traveled to Colorado's Rocky Mountains, Wyoming’s Grand Tetons, Yellowstone, Alaska, three trips to Africa - The Masai Mara Game Reserve in Kenya and Kruger National Park in South Africa. His travels have allowed him to witness, photograph and paint some of Earth's greatest wildlife images. Edwards has been honored with many achievements throughout the years for his outstanding work in nature-related art.
The Rainforest Art Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit with a mission to increase appreciation of nature through art. For more information visit www.RainforestArtFoundation.org or call (318) 717-9111.
Public Relations Manager
Rainforest Art Foundation