Auction Ends: Feb 6, 2013 08:00 PM EST
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SweetART for your Sweetheart!

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Knoxville Zoo’s animal artists have been hard at work creating original pieces of art for your SWEETHEART! Get ready to make a bid on one-of-a-kind works of art created WITH LOVE by the animals with fingers, paws, noses, trunks, tails, fur and even brushes. From elephants to penguins and baby bears too!... these unique pieces - with a romantic flair - will provide just the right accent for a home or office. And with Valentine's Day right around the corner they make the perfect gift for that special animal lover in your life.  


Be a Patron for Playtime!


All proceeds from this art sale go toward the Animal Enrichment Program at Knoxville Zoo. Enrichment is anything that provides extra stimulation for the animals, invokes problem-solving skills, and encourages natural behaviors. It can be as simple as new types of food or smells to challenging climbing structures or puzzles to solve.  These activities encourage the animals to act more like their counterparts in the wild. Knoxville Zoo's Art Sale is the main source of funding for purchasing extra items for our animals including toys like Boomer Balls and Kongs as well as special sensory and food treats.


A Trunkful of Thanks!

Knoxville zoo is immensely grateful to FastFrame. Donations of their matting expertise, hard work and materials have helped to bring out the best in our unique animal artwork!

We would also like to recognize the generosity of North Georgia Elfworks, whose talented and custom craftsmanship have provided our artists unique and novel pieces to paint!

Winning Bid Instructions


The online auction closes on Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 8:00 p.m. Winning bidders may claim their items in person at Knoxville Zoo on Friday, February 8, 2013 between 9:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. or by appointment. For an additional fee, select items may also be mailed or shipped within the continental United States.


Thank you for supporting Knoxville Zoo.