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John Palmer Art names Heifer International as its 2012 Charity of the Year

Artist John Ross Palmer has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for Houston-area charities through his donation of art, time, promotion and personal funds. In 2012, he has named a Charity of the Year and will support it through 2012.

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PRLog - Feb. 20, 2012 - HOUSTON -- John Palmer Art has named Heifer International as its 2012 Charity of the Year.  Heifer International is an Arkansas-based (501)(c)(3) organization whose mission is devoted  to working with communities to end hunger and poverty and care for the earth.  With gifts of livestock and training, Heifer International helps improve families' nutrition and generate income in sustainable ways.  John Palmer Art applauds Heifer International for it's many years of devotion in assisting families through what they refer to as, "living loans."

Artist and Owner John Ross Palmer thinks the honor is clearly well-deserved.  "I have followed along closely with Heifer International's incredible mission of teaching families to be self-relian--as it is so similar to my own mission of teaching artists to be self-reliant and not tied to the traditional art gallery system.  I have to acknowledge my own long-time friends and collectors Ginger Gates and Gail Cheramie for introducing Heifer to me and inspiring this choice," says Palmer.

For being John Palmer Art's 2012 Charity of the Year, a portion of the funds raised at Palmer's black-tie gala on October 20, 2012 will be given to Heifer International.  The Gallery will also host a "Heifer Party" on Sunday, December 2, 2012 where an original Palmer Heifer-inspired painting will be auctioned off with all proceeds going to Heifer International.

If you have any questions about the John Palmer Fine Art Gallery & Studio, Artist John Ross Palmer or John Palmer Art's naming of Heifer International as its 2012 Charity of the Year, please contact Gallery Owner Ryan Lindsay at 713-861-6726 or Ryan@JohnPalmerArt.com.  You can learn more about Heifer International by visiting Heifer.org.  You can learn all about Artist John Ross Palmer by visiting http://www.JohnPalmerArt.com.

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John Ross Palmer is the founder of the Art Movement of Escapism--aimed at forever destroying the stereotype of the struggling artist. He is based in Houston, Texas but regularly shows at international art fairs under his own gallery's name, John Palmer Fine Art.

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