Vancouver, BC CANADA - August 1, 2023 - Artists for Conservation is pleased to announce that AFC Signature Member, Garry Fleming's painting "In Your Hands", has been selected for the cover of this year's AFC Exhibit book. Garry is an internationally acclaimed Australian artist and conservationist. The annual hardcover "coffee-table" book is published on sustainably forested paper, as a companion to the 16th annual AFC Exhibit, showing in Vancouver, BC September 21-24. The image will be on display in AFC's virtual online exhibit this fall. Featured on the back cover of the book, are two artworks: wood sculpture "Chokecherry Wine" by Don Alemany, and "Meltdown II: Hubbard Glacier" by Mary Jane Jessen.
The exhibit book is published as a companion to the annual exhibit. The 240-page tribute to AFC's global pool of artist talent and features artwork juried into the world's top conservation-themed exhibit and sale - centrepiece of the upcoming Artists for Conservation Festival, as well artworks featured in a broader online virtual show. All proceeds from book sales support Artists for Conservation charitable programming. The book can be pre-ordered online or purchased at the Artists for Conservation Festival. Stock is very limited and this prized collector's book is sure to sell quickly.
Artists for Conservation
Artists for Conservation (AFC) is the world's leading group of artists supporting the environment. Founded in 1997, the non-profit organization comprises a membership of 500 of the world's most gifted nature artists from over 30 countries, across five continents. Dedicated to nurture, promote and leverage its world-class community of artists in support of our natural world, AFC drives its mission through three key programs: Art & Environmental Education; Field Work & Research; and Artist Development. The Artists for Conservation Festival is AFC's annual flagship initiative to showcase, support and further these programs.