AFC Announcements

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.

Roggiero shares her trip to Indonesia

Hello and thank you for taking the time to find out about my recent 6 day trip to Tanjung Putting National Park in Kalimantan (the Indonesian part of the island of Borneo) where FNPF is stationed. Two days of my trip were taken up with getting there and back so I certainly did a lot in my 4-day stay or

Dag Peterson art on Faulkland Stamps

Dag Peterson who recently published a book on the flora and fauna of the Faulkland Islands has now got his artwork featured on a new special edition of Postage Stamps for the Falkland Islands Philatelic Bureau.

Arts for the Parks - Top 100 Miniature Award

Karen Latham was awarded a silver medallion as the Region I winner of the Arts for the Parks Top 100 Miniature Art Competition with a watercolor painting of a snowy egret from the Everglades. She and her family recently attended the banquet ceremony held at the Jackson Lake Lodge in Yellowstone National Park.

Rossin wins at Kentucky National Wildlife Art Exhibit

Looking Beyond, Canada Lynx, by painter Linda Rossin, received the Ellis Park Race Track Award, one of the six top awards at this year

Russin Painting added to Bennington Collection

A Len Rusin painting "Stretching" that was in the Art of the Animal Kingdom IX exhibit for 2004 was selected to become part of the museum's permanent collection. The oil painting of two loons was recently purchased by the Bennington Center of the Arts to be added to their permanent collection.

2004 Kentucky National Wildlife Art Exhibit

Karen Latham recently won the "Kentucky National Wildlife Artist" Best of Show award in the biennial Kentucky National Wildlife Art Exhibition. Rebecca Latham won the Fifth-Third Bank award, a runner-up prize. Several other WNAG artists won awards in the exhibition.

2004 Kentucky National Wildlife Art Exhibit
September 19 to November 7
Henderson Fine Arts Center Galleries

Bissell receives Art Award

The Mary Scott-Kestin Cup awarded for a wildlife subject in the Annual Hilliard Society Exhibition has been won by Lauren Hayes Bissell H.S. for her miniature version of "Barbary Babe", a portrait of a particularly expressive female Barbary Lion cub bred by the Aspinall Animal Foundation Animal Park, Port Lympne, Kent, England.

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