Diana’s two great loves – creating beautiful art and helping animals in need – came together in 1999 when she opened her art gallery and founded Art for Animals. Countless animals now live safer, healthier lives thanks to her desire to give back.
Preventing animal cruelty. Saving pets from euthanasia. Rehabilitating injured wildlife. These are among the programs supported by Art for Animals. In its first 15 years, the foundation has donated more than $200,000 to a variety of groups that help ill, injured, and abandoned animals including dogs, cats, horses, and African wildlife.
Art for Animals is funded with proceeds from select events at Madaras Gallery as well as private donations. One highly successful fundraiser in 2008 followed Diana’s adventurous photographic safari to Africa. The paintings that resulted comprised the African Sojourn Art Show held that year. Diana donated 100% of the proceeds from the sale of original paintings to Art for Animals. With additional donations from several other prominent artists, the Show raised $80,000 for five charities in South Africa and Tucson. (Click here to watch the video about Diana’s African Sojourn.)
In 2009, Diana wrote Kitty Humbug’s Christmas Tail, a story about two cats at a veterinary hospital who save Christmas. The book’s two main characters were based on real-life rescue cats: Kitty Humbug, the mascot at River Road Pet Clinic in Tucson, and Diana’s own handicapped cat Klondike. Proceeds from selling this book have benefited many animal hardship cases. (Click here to watch a video about the real-life Kitty Humbug!)
To make a donation to the Art for Animals Foundation – which is a registered 501c3 not-for-profit – please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
No revenue is used for administrative expense. All proceeds benefit animal causes.
This presence of this badge signifies that this business has officially registered with the Art Storefronts Organization and has an established track record of selling art.
It also means that buyers can trust that they are buying from a legitimate business. Art sellers that conduct fraudulent activity or that receive numerous complaints from buyers will have this badge revoked. If you would like to file a complaint about this seller, please do so here.
This website provides a secure checkout with SSL encryption.
This is only visible to you because you are logged in and are authorized to manage this website. This message is not visible to other website visitors.
Click on any Image to continue
Below, select which favorite lists you would like to save this product into.
Join Our Community!
Get the inside story behind Diana's paintings AND access to Special Offers when you join!
Enter your email below:
Don't worry...we don't share this information with anyone!
We hate spam and will protect your email address.