AFC Announcements

2020/09/08
AFC to Recognize Anne London with Top Conservation Award

Vancouver, BC CANADA – Sept 8, 2020 - In 2020, internationally acclaimed American artist, Anne London will be recognized for her conservation leadership and artistic achievement with Artists for Conservation’s (AFC's) top honor: the Simon Combes Conservation Artist Award. AFC bestows the award annually to individuals for exemplifying the achievements and dedication of the award's namesake.

2020/08/03
AFC 2020 Exhibiting Artists Announced

Vancouver, BC CANADA - Aug 3, 2020 - Artists for Conservation is thrilled to announce this year's selection of artworks juried into the 2020 AFC Exhibit - 200 total artworks by 168 artists from 17 countries. 

2020/07/29
AFC 2021 Calendar Art Announced

Vancouver, BC CANADA - July 29, 2020 - Artists for Conservation is pleased to announce that Signature AFC Member, and Italian artist, Marco Grasso's painting "Thanatos" depicting a Barn Owl, has been selected for the cover of the 2021 AFC Environmental Calendar. In addition to highlighting statutory and religious holidays, the calendar also uniquely highlights a wide range of international environmental-themed days and weeks. The annual calendar is published on sustainably forested paper, as a companion to the 13th annual AFC Exhibit, showing in Vancouver, BC October 1-4.

2020/07/29
AFC's 2020 Book Cover Revealed

Vancouver, BC CANADA - July 29, 2020 - Artists for Conservation is pleased to announce that American artist and AFC Signature Member, Mark Susinno has had his oil painting "Entourage", depicting an underwater marine scene of Permit, Smooth Trunkfish, Loggerhead sponges, and Sea whips, has been selected for the cover of the 2020 Artists for Conservation exhibit book. The annual hardcover "coffee-table" book is published on sustainably forested paper, as a companion to the 12th annual AFC Exhibit, showing in Vancouver, BC October 1-4.

2020/07/01
Bruce Lawes Pledges One Million to Conservation

AFC Signature Member Bruce Lawes, has been winning top awards for his hyper-realistic wildlife paintings for years now. Included in those honors has been several AFC Medals of Excellence and a Best-in-Show.

Artists for Conservation
2020/06/14
Remembering John Seerey-Lester

This May, the art world lost one of its great talents and a dear friend of our organization and a great many of its members.  A giant in the world of wildlife art, a world traveler, historian and writer, John was an inspiration and role model to so many who knew him.

 

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