Artists for Conservation

Richard Ellis

Pioneering Marine Artist & Conservationist Honored with AFC's Top Award

Richard Ellis

Vancouver, BC., CANADA - June 24, 2013 - Richard Ellis has long been recognized as one of the world's foremost painters of marine natural history subjects, including whales, dolphins, sharks, seals, sea lions, fishes, and marine invertebrates. For nearly 50 years, Mr. Ellis has been painting, exploring and writing. His research has taken him around the world from the Antarctic to the North Pole. Mr.

Richard Ellis Featured in New York Times.

Richard Ellis Featured in New York Times in a special science article.

Following is the text of an article on Richard Ellis published in the New York Times on Aug 20, 2012 . See http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/21/science/guardian-of-ocean-life-armed-with-pen-and-brush.html?ref=science  

"Richard Ellis was playing tennis in Little Compton, R.I., during the summer of “Jaws” when he got a call from fishermen in nearby Sakonnet. They had a dead shark. Would he like to come down to the pier?

Richard Ellis Book on Destruction of Wildlife for Medicine

In May 2005, Island Press will publish Tiger Bone & Rhino Horn: The Destruction of Wildlife for Traditional Chinese Medicine. It will be illustrated with many of Ellis' drawings and numerous photographs. Tiger Bone is his sixteenth book, and the first where he has

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