AFC Announcements

Jeremy Paul has Robin on Christmas Stamp

New Christmas stamps feature postage stamps for the Isle of Man featuring the work of WNAG artist Dr. Jeremy Paul - just issued in time for Christmas. The stamps featurt 5 images of the traditional Christmas robin. (Limited editions of 700 000 !!)
This is the third set of stamps Jeremy has produced for the Isle of Man - the others featured owls and whales/dolphins.

Dumas Art selected for 2005 OFAH Calendar

In a departure from their usual system of selecting images from a variety of artists, the OFAH has opted to feature in their 2005 calendar, images exclusive to a single artist. The calendar displays a different image by Michael Dumas for each of the 12 months, plus one for the cover. This full colour, 8.5 x 11. calendar is available from the OFAH, P.O. Box 2800, Peterborough, ON, K9J 8L5.
Inquiries by telephone: 705-748-6324

Francis Sweet awarded at Kentucky Art Show

" Horn Of Plenty " A scratchboard of a Dahl sheep ram's head, has won the Greater Henderson Art Alliance monetary award at O.V.A.L.'s Henderson, Kentucky Art Exhibition. The piece was awarded the prize because the judge was impressed with the artist's unique depiction of only half the animals head in a close-up view. This unique type of depiction of diferent animals and birds has been used successfuly by the artist in many of his past works.

Karstad Donates Painting to Raise Funds for Biodiversity Collection

Aleta Karstad, long-time Signature Member of the WNAG, has donated an original painting as well as a series to help raise funds for the Canadian River Management Society
for care of the biological collection at the Bishops Mills Natural History Centre.

MacClintock Receives Award

Dorcas MacClintock was awarded the Anna Hyatt Huntington Award by the Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club at the 108th Annual Open Exhibition at the National Arts Club in New York for her bronze sculpture Prairie Dog.
The Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club is one of the oldest women's art club's in the USA, being founded in 1896 in honor of Miss Wolfe, one of the counties first collectors and the only woman among the 106 subscribers to the founding of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Tale of Attitude wins SAA Patricia A Bott Creative Excellence Award


WNAG Members Dag Peterson and Sandra Temple receive TWASI awards.

The premier event in the TWASI Calendar is the Annual Exhibition which was held this year at Bristol Zoo Gardens and Port Lympne in the UK.

The TWASI International Award for best work by a visiting Australian member,

Hap Hagood Wins Prestigious Award

On the night of Ocotober 18th, at the awards presentation for the National Sculpture Society 71st Annual Awards Exhibition in New York City, Hap Hagood's work, "Servant of the Sun", a contemporary eagle bust in maple burl, was awarded the Dr. H.A. Fadhli Award for the best carved work in stone or wood. The awards jury consisted of three people: Stanley Bleifeld, Fellow National Sculpture Society; Paul Matisse, a sculptor and inventor; and Anne Hawley, Director and Curator of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, Massachusetts.

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