Friday, February 19, 2010

New show curated by Animal Instinct curator Tracey Taylor: Homegrown

Check out the blog for Homegrown: Fresh-Picked Art for more info about Animal Instinct curator Tracey Taylor's new show at The Camp in Costa Mesa, opening Friday, March 19th, 2010!

Friday, January 8, 2010

Animal Instinct Donation!

We're excited to announce that The Humane
Society of the United States will receive a
donation of $2004.80 from proceeds from art
sold from Animal Instinct and raffles of
donated items!

Many thanks to the hard work and generosity
of the artists, sponsors, and other awesome

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

More Artwork from Animal Instinct

If not indicated sold, it's possible the piece may still be available. Please inquire at animalinstinct09 [at]

Alina Chau

Blue Birds
Bella Pilar

Me and My Forest Friends
Alex Chiu

Animal Instinct makes another appearance in The OC Weekly!

The OC Weekly ran 2 photos from the Animal Instinct opening reception of attendees Nick Marin, Jeremy Gioninnavo, & Sam Chavuc.

They are featured for their DJ/instrumental group Fiero in the current issue.

Check out the print edition on pages 6 and 40 or here:
Fiero Meld Turntablism With Live Instrumentation

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Photos from Animal Instinct

Animal Instinct Hours

Sunday 8th: 12-6pm
Monday 9th: 11:30am-9pm
Tuesday 10th: 11am-1:30pm
and 5-9pm
Wednesday 11th: 11am-1pm
and 5-10pm
Thursday 12th: 11am-5pm
Friday 13th: 11am-9pm
Saturday 14th: 11:30am-9pm
Sunday 15th: 12-3pm and Sunday 15th: 3-6pm for our Closing Reception!

Saturday, November 7, 2009

Last minute additions!

New artist: Ian Van Hamersveld!


Sandwiches from Veggie Grill!

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Update! New...

...raffle donations from Element Skateboards and Interfashion Salon in Irvine from the OC Events Examiner!



Monday, October 19, 2009

More new artists and features added plus press from Boing Boing!

 More new artists added:
And more live art:
  • Cheryl Cambras will be crocheting teensy birds to be raffled off, with 100% of the proceeds to the Humane Society!

    Saturday, October 17, 2009

    New additions!

    New artists and features have been added:
    • Yuki will also be live painting at the opening reception.

      Tuesday, September 29, 2009

      Animal Instinct flyer

      Animal Instinct Artists

      CJ Metzger
      Daisy Church
      Alina Chau  Alina's website
      Craig Roccanova
      Cheryl Cambras
      Leslie Levings
      Kelly Thompson  Kelly's website
      Timothy Daniel Flynn  @tdflynn
      Kelly Berg
      Andrew Benudiz
      Kelly Castillo
      Christine Brandt
      Michael Pukac
      Krystie Sargent
      Bonnie Joy Massey
      Aileen Holmes
      Randy "Rebornz" De Leon

      Location and Parking Informations

      The ARTery Gallery is located in The LAB retail center in Orange County, CA at 2930 Bristol Street, Costa Mesa, CA 92626.

      Monday, September 28, 2009

      Animal Instinct Press Release


      Contact: Tracey Taylor
      Phone number upon request
      animalinstinct09 [at] gmail [dot] com

      Animal Instinct
      A Group Art Show Benefiting
      The Humane Society of the United States

       Opening Reception: Sat., November 7th, 7-11PM
       On View: November 7th – 15th, 2009

      Presented by
      The ARTery Gallery @ The LAB
      2930 Bristol Street, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
      Located Behind Urban Outfitters 

      All work will feature one or more animals. 80% of the gross sales of all art works sold during the event will be donated to The Humane Society of the U.S.

      Animal Instinct features:
      • Sculpture, photography, graffiti-influenced work, plush, paintings and more.
      • The work of over 30 artists celebrating the beauty & wonder of animals.
      Opening Reception features include:
      • DJs and complimentary food & drinks.
      • Live Painting by Yuki Miyazaki of Kat Lee & Marlena Dali
      • Live chick crocheting by Cheryl Cambras.
      • Photobooth photography by Visual Adhesive.
      • Raffles from Urban Decay, Humanitaire, Element Skateboards, and Interfashion Salon.
      • Free Admission.

      # # #

      If you would like more information, images, or to schedule an interview, please email Tracey Taylor at animalinstinct09 [at] gmail [dot] com.

       Additional details including full lineup of artists, gallery hours during exhibition run, and location & parking information available at

       For more information regarding The Humane Society of the United States, please visit, or write to: The Humane Society of the U.S., 2100 L Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20037