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Friday, 8 August, 2014
 Vancouver, BC CANADA - Aug 8, 2014 - Artists for Conservation is pleased to announce that American artist Anne Peyton's "Birds-eye View" painting depicting a Eurasian Eagle Owl, has been selected for the cover of the 2014 Artists for Conservation exhibit book. The annual hardcover "coffee-table" book is published on sustainably forested paper, as a companion to the 7th annual AFC Exhibit, showing in North Vancouver, BC running September 26 thorough to October 5th. The image will be on display in AFC's virtual online exhibit this fall.The back cover of the...
Tuesday, 9 July, 2013
Vancouver, B.C. CANADA - July 9, 2013 - Robert Bateman, world-renowned nature artist is lending his support for a third time as Festival Patron of the Artists for Conservation Festival on Grouse Mountain, in North Vancouver, BC. He has created another new original painting for this year's event - a large graphite and canvas depiction of a lion, "Lion & Wildebeest Kill". The 10-day event will bring out leading nature and wildlife artists from around the world, immersing visitors in art and nature through workshops, film, and a world's top conservation-themed art...
Thursday, 1 September, 2011
We’re excited and proud to host the first annual Artists for Conservation Festival atop Grouse Mountain. I would like to thank Artists for Conservation (AFC) for introducing us to their inspiring international community which includes some of the most talented and committed artists from around the world. I’m also personally proud to participate as Honorary Chair of the AFC Festival’s VIP Gala and Exhibit Preview.Grouse Mountain offers more than 1.2 million visitors annually the chance to experience British Columbia’s world famous natural beauty. The Grouse Mountain...
Vancouver, B.C. CANADA - July 31, 2014 - Pollyanna Pickering, internationally acclaimed nature artist and conservationist is lending her support as the official Festival Artist Patron of the Artists for Conservation Festival on Grouse Mountain, in North Vancouver, BC. The 10-day event will bring out leading nature and wildlife artists from around the world, immersing visitors in art and nature through workshops, film, and a world's top conservation-themed art exhibit of 80 original paintings and sculptures. All artwork sales benefit conservation. Pollyanna will take over the honorary position...
Vancouver, BC., CANADA – July 17, 2014 - Artists for Conservation (AFC) is proud to announce the list of 2014 exhibiting AFC Signature Member artists accepted into the Artists for Conservation Exhibit - the world's top conservation-themed exhibit and sale, benefitting the conservation cause. This is AFC's 6th annual exhibit of members' artworks and third annual exhibit to open in Vancouver, BC. The exhibit officially opens on September 27, 2014, following a special fundraiser gala and preview evening at Grouse Mountain Resort, 4,000 feet above the city and overlooking the Pacific coast...
Mark your calendar and join us in Florida this May. The Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation, BBX Capital Foundation and Nova Southeastern University are working with AFC to establish a new annual Artists for Conservation event in South Florida. The new festival will feature AFC's annual tour plus a selection of artwork by artists from AFC's Marine Explorer's Program. The event will also feature art and environmental education programming for youth and adults, lectures and films. A special teaser exhibit is tentatively scheduled for May 2014 (dates TBA). Bringing Artists for Conservation to Broward...
RE/MAX presents the 2015 Artists for Conservation Festival - a 3-week art and environmental education festival, featuring a world-class conservation themed art exhibit and expo with leading international artists, live music, films, guest lectures, live painting demos, music and cultural performances.  The festival combines a strong regional cultural program featuring a roster some of BC's most talented visual and performing artists, musicians, filmmakers (including First Nations carving and cultural presentations), with a line-up of guest artists from around the world. In 2015...
Vancouver, BC., CANADA – January 27th, 2014 - Artists for Conservation (AFC) is pleased to announce the return of their signature event to Vancouver in 2014. The 4th annual AFC Festival will take place from September 26th through October 5th, at Grouse Mountain Resort in North Vancouver, BC. RE/MAX is returning as the title sponsor of the event. The festival program will continue its focus on art and environmental education for the benefit of wildlife and habitat conservation. The centerpiece of the event is the international juried AFC annual exhibit - the world's top conservation-themed...
Vancouver, BC CANADA - Aug 10, 2015 - Internationally recognized Kenyan artist Karen Laurence-Rowe has been chosen to receive the Artists for Conservation’s (AFC) top honor: the Simon Combes Conservation Artist Award.  AFC bestows this tribute annually to recognize artist members for their dedication to the conservation cause and outstanding artistic achievement.  AFC President and Founder, Jeff Whiting explains: “Karen truly is an artist's conservationist. Through an impressive body of award-winning and often large-scale paintings, she has channelled her talent to generating...
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. Following 3 days at the Fairmont, including the AFC's fundraising gala, and a new AFC art expo, the event will migrate for two more weekends at Grouse Mountain - previously the sole venue since 2011 Building upon the juried art exhibit - the heart of the event, The AFC Festival is positioned as the world's premiere visual arts event designed to...

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