AFC Announcements

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
2013/05/29
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.

2013/04/25
RE/MAX Sponsors 2013 Artists for Conservation Festival
New Partnership Gives Boost to Signature Vancouver Art & Environmental Event

Vancouver, BC., CANADA - April 25, 2013 - Artists for Conservation (AFC) is pleased to announce that leading international real estate agency, RE/MAX will be the Title Sponsor for the 2013 international Artists for Conservation Festival.

2013/04/18
AFC's 14th Flag Expedition to Support Conservation of Critically Endangered Ground Bird
AFC Artist Pat Latas to Study and Support Plight of Flightless Parrot

Vancouver, B.C., CANADA -- April 18, 2013- Artists for Conservation (AFC) announced today its 14th fellowship, a grant in the amount of $5,000 US, awarded to American wildlife artist Patricia Latas of Tucson, Arizona. The fellowship is part of the AFC Flag Expeditions Program, which supports up to two artists per year in their filed work, studying and rendering endangered species or habitats that deserve greater public attention, particularly in remote parts of the world.

2013/02/24
Trepanier Film Up For Canadian Screen Film Award

Cory Trepanier's Into The Arctic II  film has been sharing the spectacular Canadian Arctic, through his unique artistic journeys, on televisions across Canada and internationally, and on big screens in numerous cities.

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