Humane Society volunteer creates mosaic art using hundreds of pet pics

TULSA, Okla. — Kenneth Baucum gives back to the Tulsa Human Society through the click of a camera.

He has spent years volunteering to take pictures of the Humane Society’s work rescuing pets.

“I just wanted to be able to help out in any way I could and turns out through my photography business, the best way I could help them was to take pictures of their transports,” Baucum says, in between dogs barking outside the Humane Society of Tulsa location near 61st and Sheridan.

That was just the beginning though, Baucum took his art one step further combining more than 750 photos of the shelter dogs and cats into one giant mosaic.

“I believe in the work that they are doing and love being able to help them,” he says.

The original 20″ by 30″ metal art piece was sold at a silent auction in April to raise money for the Humane Society. Now, Baucum is offering the same piece as a reprint, hoping to raise even more money to help the shelter.

“There’s probably about 30 hours of labor all together in that art piece, including the photography all the way up through manipulating the mosaic,” he explains.

All the pets in this piece were rescued in the past two years. Even with 750 pet pics used, Baucum says this is just a small portrayal of the work Humane Society does.

“It’s not every pet. They do so much more than what I’ve been able to help with,” he says.

The print is available in six mediums, including greeting cards and even coasters. Every dollar you spend on this print goes back to the Humane Society.