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AFC Celebrates Nature and Art at 5th "Wildlife at the Waterfront" Gala & Awards Dinner

Artists for Conservation

You're invited to help kick-off the 5th annual Artists for Conservation Festival in style with "Wildlife at the Waterfront" - Artists for Conservation's 5th Annual Gala & Awards Night. Join us for an enchanting dining and musical experience, seated amidst a world-class nature-inspired art exhibit, serenaded by the music of violin maestro, Calvin Dyck. 

Becci Crowe’s Journey to the Congo with Dr. Jane Goodall

Artists for Conservation

In 2015, Becci and Mark Crowe travelled with Dr. Jane Goodall to the Republic of Congo, a place called "Tchimpounga" to visit orphan chimpanzees.

In the Field Series: Alison Nicholls Part 2

Artists for Conservation

In 2007, Alison Nicholls spent 6 weeks with the Painted Dog Conservation project in Zimbabwe, tracking and sketching highly endangered African wild dogs during her Artists For Conservation Flag Expedition. This is the 2nd of a 3-part blog series about the expedition and how the experience changed her art and support for African conservation. If you haven't done so, read Part 1 here.

Brent Cooke Receives CWF Robert Bateman Award

Artists for Conservation

AFC artist and Board of Director, Brent Cooke was recently presented the 2015 Robert Bateman Award from the Canadian Wildlife Federation, headquartered in Ottawa, Canada.

Remembering Lyn Ellison and Judy Scotchford

Artists for Conservation

The international wildlife art community was hit hard by the news of the loss of two great Australian artists, Lyn Ellison and Judy Scotchford, in under one month. Lyn passed away on 29th April, 2015.

Since Lyn has been a Signature Member of Art for Conservation over 15 years ago, she has contributed greatly to various conservation causes. Most recently Lyn donated "Hand in Hand", a painting of Numbats in the Dryandra Forest of Southern Western Australian. The auctioned painting raised $1200 for Project Numbat.

Alison Nicholls Releases First Book

Artists for Conservation

"Art Inspired by Africa: An Artist Visits the African People & Wildlife Fund" is the first in a series of planned books by AFC Flag Expedition Fellow, Alison Nicholls.

Krish Krishnan Releases New Book with Art from Around the Globe

Artists for Conservation

Krishnan's new book titled "Rambles into Sacred Realms: Journeys in Pen and Paint", invites the reader to an artistic adventure around the globe: from Petra to Jordan, to Hawaiia and India.

AFC Artists Rack Up National and International Awards

Artists for Conservation

Winter and spring has been a successful time for AFC Artists competing for prestigious awards around the world.

New 2015 AFC Festival Venue & Expo

Artists for Conservation

In 2015, AFC will be adding a new opening venue to the its Festival program - at one of Vancouver's premiere hotels located steps from the iconic conference center and Canada Place world trade center, the business district and cruise ship terminal.

AFC Celebrates First International Bear Day

Artists for Conservation

We are excited to be celebrating the first ever International Bear Day this coming Saturday (April 4th). In recognition of the day, AFC will be showing its support with the organizers of the inaugural event: Raincoast Conservation Foundation  and North Shore Black Bear Society at Capilano University in North Vancouver. Although AFC is not organizing this particular event, it is participating.

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