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Call for Artists!



4th Annual Art for the Animals (AFTA) 2019 

Art for the Animals (AFTA) is a holiday event for local artisans offering custom creations of many kinds. AFTA is hosted by and benefits the Humane Society of Pagosa Springs & Pagosa Springs Arts Council. In addition to local artists’ amazing creations, AFTA offers shoppers live music, free parking, gift wrapping, holiday decorations, food and drinks. 

Save the Date 

November 30 (Saturday after Thanksgiving), 10 - 3 pm PLPOA Clubhouse (same location as in 2018) 

Register by July 15. Save 20% AFTA 2018 raised almost $5,000 for HSPS! 

Click for a list of 2018 Participants 2018 Participants’ Feedback 

“Sold more than I have at any other show!” + “I counted more than 300 people!” “Great last minute show for me. I definitely want to be a part of next year.” “Varied and quality artists, great advertising, well attended, fun and profitable!” “It was a for a good cause. And I made money and had some excellent exposure.” “Traffic was better than I expected!” 


Marketing Plan 

Pagosa Sun preview & Sun ad, PLPOA newsletter, PSAC Newsletter, 

posters, website, social media, and more 

Information and Application

Call For Artists!


At The Humane Society Shelter, 465 Cloman Blvd

In conjunction with the HSPS annual open house.

This is an ongoing event until the storage container is completed.


*  Join us and paint happy and fun cartoon animals on the HSPS storage container!

*  Join us in painting one of Pagosa's first public art pieces!

*   Live music, food and drinks, festive and fun, supplies provided!

*  Let your joy and creativity flow!

*  Best part of all:  Support a worthy cause!