AFC Announcements

Lantz Original to be auctioned at Christie's in London

Christie's, the prestigious auction house in London, England will be offering two of Yvette Lantz' original paintings on November 18, 1999.

The two paintings are "Plains Drifters" - buffalo and magpies and "Canada Jay". Christie's features all the art in a catalogue which will be distributed world wide. The paintings are also featured at and www.nature-art net.

Artist Contact: Yvette Lantz
Tel.: (250) 722-2794

Godin Wins World Miniature Title

The 1999 Ward World Championship Wildfowl Carving Competition was held in Ocean City, Maryland on April 23, 24, and 25. Among the over 800 participating bird sculptors was Pat Godin, a competitor at this event for 24 years. Pat

Wilson Wins First Prize at California Open

At the California Open Art Festival held on February 13th & 14th, 1999 in Del Mar, Ca., WWNAG member Patti Wilson's original oil painting of "Down on the Lake" won 1st place in the art competition. She will also be the Artist of the Year at next year's show. For interested art buyers, she will be exhibiting next at the "Reflections in Nature Show" in Fallbrook, CA the first week-end of May, 1999.

Artist Contact: Patti Wilson,
Tel.:(805) 871-0465

Rich wins Purchase Award

Andrea Rich recently won the purchase award from the Los Angeles Printmaking Society's "15th Annual" show.

You can meet Andrea and see her work at the following shows throughout the year:

Woodcuts of Andrea Rich Pacific Grove Art Center at Pacific Grove, CA (May 21- June 18, 1999)

European Society of Wildlife Artists group show in London, England (July 22- June 19, 1999)

Natural World Observed, Lindsay Wildlife Museum , Walnut Creek, CA (June 19- July 3 1999)

Fortunato Wins Accolades

Nancy was 1 of 90 artists chosen from a field of over 1000 watercolorists from the Western Federation of Watercolor Societies to be selected for the 24th Annual Exhibition. Over 5,000 artists are included in the ten watercolor societies. The show is to be held in San Diego at the Showcase Gallery from May 2 through May 31, 1999. The Juror is Timothy J. Clark, noted emmy award winner of the PBS-TV Series, Focus on Watercolor.

Dye accepted by National Museum

An exhibit of Susan Dye's work titled "Purrsian Art" was accepted into the Archives of the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington D.C.

The National Museum of Women in the Arts brings recognition to the achievements of women artists of all periods and nationalities by exhibiting, preserving, acquiring, and researching art by women and by educating the public concerning their accomplishments.
Artist Contact: Susan Dye, E-mail:
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Duck Stamp Art Workshop in New Jersey

The only official Duck Stamp Art Workshop will be held at the Wetlands Institute in Stone Harbor, New Jersey, March 30 through April 4, 1999. This is a comprehensive program dealing with stamp designs, duck anatomy, painting and sketching techniques. It will also include basic duck sculpture to study lighting, making 3-D casts of duck heads and beaks in addition to sketching and photographing live ducks of all the eligible species for 1999 and 2000.

Limited Edition Book by Andrea Rich

One of this month's feature is a limited edition book called THE WOODCUTS OF ANDREA RICH. Ms. Rich is a world-class woodcut print artist.

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