AFC Announcements

2013/07/19
Carrie Cooks "Net Loss" Chosen for AFC 2014 Environmental Calendar Cover

Vancouver, BC CANADA - July 19, 2013 - Artists for Conservation is pleased to announce that Signature AFC Member, Carrie Cook's painting "Net Loss" has been selected for the cover of the 2014 Environmental Calendar. In addition to highlighting statutory and religious holidays, the calendar also uniquely highlights a wide range of international environmental-themed days and weeks. The annual calendar is published on sustainably forested paper, as a companion to the 6th annual AFC Exhibit, showing in North Vancouver, BC running September 27 thorough to October 6th.

2013/07/18
Artists Flock to Grouse Mountain to Paint Live Birds of Prey at Third Artists for Conservation Festival on Grouse Mountain

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(July 17, 2013) - Watch some of the world's top nature and wildlife artists sketch live birds of prey at the opening gala for the third annual Artists for Conservation Festival on Grouse Mountain. The original art pieces will be auctioned off with proceeds directly supporting Artists for Conservation's charitable year-round programming. A special opening gala of the highly-anticipated festival will kick off an extraordinary line up of events over the course of the ten-day happening.

2013/07/09
Art, Nature & Conservation Celebration Returns with Robert Bateman

Vancouver, B.C. CANADA - July 9, 2013 - Robert Bateman, world-renowned nature artist is lending his support for a third time as Festival Patron of the Artists for Conservation Festival on Grouse Mountain, in North Vancouver, BC. He has created another new original painting for this year's event - a large graphite and canvas depiction of a lion, "Lion & Wildebeest Kill".

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.

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