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About Our Auction
Make a lasting impact for homeless animals in Hamilton County and help beautify the new Foy Animal Center by immortalizing your beloved pet in one of five pet murals at the new HES facility. Murals will be featured prominently in the entrance of our facility and public adoption area. Murals of the winning bidder’s pets will be designed and painted by visual artist, Alex Loza.
Winning bidders will be contacted to submit a photo(s) of their pet for the creation of the HES Foy Animal Center murals. Murals will take 3 to 5 months to complete.
About the Artist: Alex Paul Loza is a visual artist based in Chattanooga, TN. He received his BFA from the American Academy of Art in Chicago, IL. With almost two decades of experience, Loza has been commissioned to paint portraits and custom wall art for private and public art collectors throughout North and South America. He has also lead, created and collaborated with national muralists in several public art projects in Chicago and Chattanooga. https://www.alexpaulloza.com/
About Humane Educational Society
Humane Educational Society was incorporated in 1910 by Ethel Hardy who was known for picking up stray cats and dogs while driving her carriage through the streets of Chattanooga. Since then, we have grown to serve Hamilton County and take in four to five thousand homeless pets each year. We are an open-door facility to residents of our service area that provides adoption services, animal protection, cruelty investigation, pet licenses, and essential care for homeless pets. Humane Educational Society is committed to finding each and every treatable, adoptable, trainable animal in our facility a loving home to make Hamilton County a better place for pets.