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Image by Elaine Heron Selected for PAL’s Pets & Animals Group Show

Ellen Gilkerson | Published on 5/24/2023

An image by PACC member Elaine Heron has been selected for inclusion in Pacific Art League’s Pets & Animals Group Show.  The juror was Sam Price, a San Francisco-based collage artist and art educator.  The exhibition runs from June 2 through June 27.  The opening reception will take place on Friday, June 2, 5:30 to 8:00 pm.  Awards will be announced at 6:30.  Everyone is invited to attend this First Friday event. 

Elaine’s black-and white image is Face-to-Face with a Polar Bear.  She took the image near Churchill, Canada, where bears gather in November to go out on the ice when the bay freezes.
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Elaine Heron:  Face-to-Face with a Polar Bear

Pacific Art League is a non-profit arts organization.  Since 1921, PAL has been dedicated to the great tradition of promoting art, training emerging artists and enriching lives in the San Francisco Peninsula.  PAL currently enrolls over 2,500 students of all ages, backgrounds, and skill levels in classes taught by a faculty of 40+ experienced artists.  Member benefits are shown at:





Pacific Art League

  668 Ramona Street

  Palo Alto



Pets & Animals Group Show

  June 2 – June 27

  Gallery hours:

    Tuesday – Friday, 10:00 AM to 5 PM

    Saturday, Sunday, and Monday by appointment


First Friday Opening Reception & Celebration:

  Friday, June 2, 5:30 to 8 PM

  Free parking is available across Ramona Street at the Civic Center garage.