AFC Announcements

2012/05/31
AFC's Gregory Wellman to lead Art Safaris in Tanzania

AFC's Gregory Wellman to lead Art Safaris in Tanzania

AFC member Gregory Wellman from the UK is running art safaris to Northern Tanzania for wildlife artists. Following years of involvement with his partner’s charity organization in the Kilimanjaro & Ngorongoro Crater area, Gregory has partnered with a successful and long established tour operator there, Nordic Travel, to help artists take their wildlife art to a new level.

2012/05/31
Stanley Meltzoff: Oceans and Other Worlds Exhibition
Exhibition Opens June 6 in New York

Universally acknowledged as the first and still finest artist ever to paint the world's apex game fish, Stanley Meltzoff was born in Brooklyn and went on to to artistic triumphs in a variety of genres. Meltzoff was a Signature member of AFC until his death in 2006 During WWII, he served as correspondent for THE STARS AND STRIPES army newspaper alongside the legendary cartoonist Bill Mauldin. Thereafter he enjoyed success as a commercial artist and illustrator, ornamenting such magazine covers as The Atlantic, The Saturday Evening Post, and Scientific American, among many others.

Artists for Conservation
2012/05/10
The Kindness of Strangers

"Where are you going next?" Apart from "How long do your paintings take?" these have to be the words I hear most frequently!

2012/05/03
Sold - Bateman’s “Deep Wolves” Painting Commemorating 1st AFC Festival

Vancouver,  BC - (May 3, 2012) – Robert Bateman, world-renowned nature artist, Deep Wolves painting created specifically to commemorate the first annual Artists for Conservation Festival last November has been sold. Large portion of the proceeds have been donated to support Artists for Conservation programs. 

2012/04/22
AFC Launches Video Blog for Earth Day

Vancouver, BC – (April 22, 2012) – Artists for Conservation (AFC), the world’s leading group of artists supporting the environment, on Earth Day launches a video blog to share and highlight conservation stories relating to AFC and its artist members around the world. 

2012/04/22
AFC Video Blog #2 - Earth Day 2012

AFC launches Video Blog on Earth Day, 2012.

2012/04/22
Welcome to AFC's First Video Blog

On Earth Day, Artists for Conservation (AFC) launches a video blog to share and highlight conservation stories relating to AFC and its artist members around the world. 

Welcome to the launch of Artists for Conservation, Video Blog, a conservation vlog that will share member conservation stories, AFC updates and important community messages from Jeff Whiting and others... Tune in to get the latest happenings.

Mark Hobson
2012/04/22
Hobson Champions Protection of Canada’s West Coast Wilderness

AFC Signature Member, Mark Hobson from Tofino, Vancouver Island is the visionary and driving force behind a new project for fifty artists to portray Canada’s fragile raincoast – one they feel is threatened by the Northern Gateway project proposed by Enbridge and their international partners.

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