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If you find yourself captivated by this year's Art of Conservation Exhibit but aren't in the market for any full sized pieces, take a look at the 2011 Hardcover Book.Published as a companion to the annual exhibit, this 192 page tribute to AFC features images of all of the art on display at Grouse Mountain. There is also information on the first Artists for Conservation Festival and Dr. Guy Harvey, this year's Simon Combes Conservation Award winner. Copies are now available for pre-order here. Supplies are limited and this amazing book is sure to sell out quickly....
Vancouver, BC., CANADA - July 16, 2012 - Artists for Conservation (AFC) is proud to announce the list of 2012 exhibiting AFC Signature Member artists accepted into the Artists for Conservation Exhibit - the world's top conservation-themed exhibit and sale. This is AFC's 5th annual exhibition of Members' artworks and second annual exhibit to open in Vancouver, BC. The exhibit officially opens on October 13, 2012 at Grouse Mountain Resort, 4,000 feet above the city and overlooking the Pacific coast. Artists for Conservation comprises a membership of 500 of the world's most gifted nature...
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Oct. 7, 2011) - Robert Bateman, world-renowned nature artist, will unveil one of his latest works to the public at the first annual Artists for Conservation Festival on Grouse Mountain, Saturday, November 5. 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 class art show. "Artists have always been at the forefront of conservation," said Jeff Whiting, founder of Artists for Conservation. "All of the artists featured in the show are lending their...
Vancouver, BC., CANADA – June 6, 2013 - Artists for Conservation (AFC) is proud to announce the list of 2013 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 28, 2013, following a special fundraiser gala and preview evening at Grouse Mountain Resort, 4,000 feet above the city and overlooking the Pacific coast...
Vancouver, BC., CANADA - September 19, 2012 - Robert Bateman, world-renowned nature artist is returning this October to the second annual Artists for Conservation Festival as Festival Patron. He will be supporting the event with another new original painting. Bateman will give an opening address for this 2nd annual Artists for Conservation Festival at both the Gala preview fundraiser on October 12th and the public opening, the following day. The 10-day event will bring out leading nature and wildlife artists from around the world, immersing visitors in art and nature through...
North Vancouver, more specifically Grouse Mountain, will be home to the first annual Artists for Conservation Festival from November 5 to 13. The best approach for any visitor to North Vancouver has to be from the front row of the seabus. This 15 minute transit ride from downtown Vancouver to Lower Lonsdale allows its guests to see North Vancouver virtually in its entirety. Starting from the west, looking over your left shoulder Lions Gate Bridge stands proudly and as you pan right you'll see each of the North Shore mountains. As you turn eastward, a cloud of determination nestles in...
Vancouver, BC., CANADA - April 25, 2013 - AFC is pleased to announce that leading international real estate agency, RE/MAX will be the Title Sponsor for the 2013 international Artists for Conservation Festival. AFC President Jeffrey Whiting explains: "We're thrilled to be partnering with RE/MAX to present the third Artists for Conservation Festival in North Vancouver this fall. In addition to RE/MAX's geographic reach, their corporate values and commitment to environment, education and community are a wonderful match with AFC. Their support represents a milestone for the festival and a...
What an extraordinary year 2011 has turned out to be for Artists for Conservation. In this 4th year of AFC's annual juried exhibit, we are taking major steps forward, with a new spectacular venue, a new environmental education program, ourfirst film and a more ambitious event than ever. In 2011, AFC is proud to welcome visitors to its first annual Artists For Conservation Festival in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Since 2007, Vancouver has topped the list of the world's most livable cities, according to an international survey conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit - a...
We are extremely pleased, on behalf of Artists For Conservation, to announce this year's recipient of the Simon Combes Conservation award. AFC Member,Guy Harvey, was chosen for a lifetime of extraordinary support of conservation through artistic excellence. He joins the likes of David Shepherd and Robert Bateman. "The great significance in receiving this year's Simon Combes Conservation Award is being included among other artists whose work I have greatly admired over many years," says Guy. "We are living in times when artists can make important statements about the condition and over-...
Vancouver, BC., CANADA - February 15, 2013 - Artists for Conservation (AFC) is pleased to announce, following the success of its second AFC Festival in October 2012, that the signature event will return to Vancouver in 2013. The 3rd AFC festival will take place from September 28 through October 6th, at Grouse Mountain Resort in North Vancouver, BC. Most significantly, the event returns at an earlier date, during peak season, when weather is more likely to show off the natural spectacle of the venue. A special ticketed preview, celebration and fundraising event is planned for September 27, the...

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