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Mark Hobson

AFC Reveals 2012 Exhibit Book Cover - Painting by BC Artist Mark Hobson

Mark Hobson, AFC Exhibit 2012, Annual Exhibit Book

Vancouver, BC., CANADA - July 9, 2012 - AFC is proud to announce Mark Hobson's "Steller's Jay: Among Alders" painting has been selected for the cover of the 2012 Art of Conservation Exhibit Book. The annual hardcover "coffee-table" will be published on sustainably forested paper, as a companion to the 5th annual AFC Exhibit, showing in Vancouver, BC running October 13th thorough to October 21st. The book features images of all the art on display at the upcoming 2012 AFC Festival and virtual show.

Hobson Champions Protection of Canada’s West Coast Wilderness

Mark Hobson

AFC Signature Member, Mark Hobson from Tofino, Vancouver Island is the visionary and driving force behind a new project for fifty artists to portray Canada’s fragile raincoast – one they feel is threatened by the Northern Gateway project proposed by Enbridge and their international partners.

Mark Hobson Art on New Canadian Coin

On January 10th 2005 the Royal Canadian Mint released the 2005 Specimen Coin Set featuring a limited edition aureate dollar of Tufted Puffins designed by Mark Hobson. The dollar coin is only available as part of the set. This is the third time Mark has had his work selected for a coin design. Two previous coins were on platinum depicting muskox and pronghorn antelope.

Travel and Paint with Mark Hobson in Ireland

With Mark's family roots embedded in Irish soil, this Sept 8-18 trip is a fabulous chance to travel, paint and obtain instruction as you travel to some of Mark's favourite haunts across Southern Ireland. On the journey you visit three separate locations for approximately three days each. After arrival in Dublin airport you drive down to Kiltegan in Co. Wiclow to a gorgeous farm and B&B that has been in the Hobson family for several generations. Once jet lag is behind you and you have had a few dabbles with paint you will then drive across the country by rented bus to Co.

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