Love and Other Disasters: A Valentines Fundraising event for Bayou Rescue

Thursday, February 10, 2010

5:30 – 8:00pm

Preview of the new space “happymess @ Outsiders”

Live Music by Wylie Hunter and the Cazadores

Please join us for a Valentine’s Fundraiser for Bayou Rescue and take a sneak peek of happymess @ Outsiders on Thursday, February 10 from 5:30 to 8:00 pm at Outsiders Gallery at 718 Iredell Street in Durham.

About the Valentine’s show
All the artists represented by the gallery will be creating special treats evoked by words “love & other disasters.” Who knows what we will end up with? What we do know is that everything will be fun and for sale!

About Bayou Rescue:
Bayou Rescue provides disaster relief and rescue response for animals and their caretakers, locally and nationally. Formed in response to Hurricane Katrina in 2005, Bayou Rescue has since responded to a variety of incidents, big and small, around the country and around the corner. All of their work is made possible by generous donations of time and money.

About happymess @ Outsiders:
Beginning in March, the 1,300 square feet above Outsiders Art & Collectibles will become “happymess @ Outsiders.” Created by Artsee Magazine’s Holly Phelan and Outsider’s owner, Pamela Gutlon, the mission of happymess is to complement what the other great programs in Durham are doing. happymess will provide two artist studio spaces for aspiring artists to use on a rotating basis and a ‘working environment with open studio time, a variety of classes, lectures and art programs for children and adults. For more information, please contact Holly at

About Outsiders Art & Collectibles:
Outsiders Art & Collectibles is Durham’s only gallery focusing on the genre of Southern Outsider Art. Outsider’s owner, Pamela Gutlon, strongly believes that bringing Durham’s business, non-profit, and art communities together better serves the community as a whole. For more information about this event check the website at or call 919-451-3231