Harken the Hellbenders , a series of paintings by Bekki Canine featuring the Eastern Hellbender Salamander , will be on display at Artists’ Own Gallery ( 518 Main St ) in Lafayette, Indiana, from April 12 until May 4. An opening reception will be held on April 12 from 6 - 8 pm and is open to the public. This project was made possible by support of the Indiana Arts Commission, a state agency. It was completed with the help of an On Ramp Fellowship Grant.
About Bekki Canine
Bekki Canine encourages thoughtful reflection about the environment and humans' role in it through paintings that combine traditional oil painting techniques and collage.

About the Tippecanoe Arts Federation
The Tippecanoe Arts Federation is the umbrella organization and arts council for 14 counties. TAF provides educational opportunities in the visual, performing, and literary arts, outreach programs for both underserved and at-risk youth, and funding for capital and operational expenses to fellow arts organizations region wide. Established in 1976, the Tippecanoe Arts Federation serves as a model for arts advocacy by promoting the role of the arts within our region. More information is available at TippecanoeArts.org.