AFC Announcements

2013/06/26
Cory Trepanier Launches TrueWild

Artist, adventurer and filmmaker, Cory Trépanier has explored and painted some of the wildest places on earth. Now, he is returning toCanada’s most remote and spectacular National Parks in a multi-year wilderness legacy project entitled TrueWild.

Richard Ellis
2013/06/24
Pioneering Marine Artist & Conservationist Honored with AFC's Top Award

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.

2013/06/06
AFC Announces 2013 Exhibit Roster of Artists

Vancouver, BC., CANADA – June 6, 2013 - Artists for Conservation (AFC) is proud to announce the list of 2013 exhibiting AFC Signature Member artists accepted into the Artists for Conservation Exhibit - the world's top conservation-themed exhibit and sale, benefitting the conservation cause. This is AFC's 6th annual exhibit of members' artworks and third annual exhibit to open in Vancouver, BC.

2013/06/04
Karstad Partners with Nature Conservancy of Canada

Aleta Karstad and biologist husband will partner with the Nature Conservancy of Canada in a pilot project of Landscape Art & Science on two of its properties this spring and summer.

2013/06/04
Pickering AFC Flag Expedition Features in New Book

Pollyanna Pickering was pleased to be asked to contribute a story about her most memorable cup of tea to a brand new book! She chose a moment from her AFC flag expedition into Bhutan to feature in the charitable publication.

Reef Dive - Photo by Lorna Hamilton
2013/05/28
AFC Artists Return from Successful Pilot Marine Explorers Program to Cayman Islands

On May 5, seven AFC members began jointly exploring the diverse and spectacular marine life of the southwestern Caribbean island of Grand Cayman with a goal to support its protection. Our expedition was particularly significant as it represented the launch of the new AFC "Marine Explorers" program aimed at supporting marine conservation and inspiring more artist involvement and depiction of marine wildlife.

2013/05/17
It's Endangered Species Day!

May 17, 2013 is Endanagered Species Day!

In honor of this important day that is formally recognized in the USA, enjoy this collection of paintings from AFC's 2012 Exhibit by international artists illustrating endangered wildlife from around the world.  Stay tuned for details of another inspiring exhibit in support of conservation opening September 28th. Our 2013 exhibiting artists will be announced soon.

 

2013/05/02
AFC Launches Marine Conservation Program with Guy Harvey

Vancouver, B.C. CANADA - May 2, 2013 - Artists for Conservation Foundation (AFC), is excited to announce a partnership with Dr. Guy Harvey to establish a new marine conservation program. AFC's new "Explorer's" program will foster artistic and scientific collaboration in the field to drive awareness and education around marine conservation and marine life. It will also provide opportunities for AFC artist members to study marine species and their ecology in the field under the guidance and expertise of leading scientists.

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