Exhibiting Artists

Blinded Wisdom | Wallhanging by Ashley Roll | Artists for Conservation 2020

Ashley Roll CA

When I created the piece “Survivor” something inside of me clicked. I knew I had found what I was supposed to be creating.  That first piece has lead me down a new path in my artistic journey.  Nature inspiring the artist. The artist creating art. The art funding conservation. What a beautiful cycle to be a part of. I am so pleased to be a part of AFC, to use Art to help fuel conservation. 

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River Antics | Sculpture by Rosetta | Artists for Conservation 2020

- Rosetta US

My style has been described as hard-edged yet soft, sensitive yet powerful. I think this is possible because of the position I have chosen along the scale between abstraction and realism. The essense and spirit of the aninmal is captured in the forms, but it is the abstraction of those forms which creates the art.

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Truth | Wallhanging by Carleen Ross | Artists for Conservation 2020

Carleen Ross CA

While I create I realise that I need to believe that I am capable of accomplishing anything I put my mind to. By finding this truth within myself and facing my fears and standing up to my little self, I can create something beautiful for others to see. It is this beauty that others look upon that helped me find the internal peace and the ability to see more of the beauty that exists within myself.

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Partners in Crime | Wallhanging by Len Rusin | Artists for Conservation 2020

Len Rusin US

Len Rusin's inspiration to paint nature developed while backpacking through several northeastern states, Florida, Canada and Alaska. Using his field notes, sketches and photographs during these excursions he captures the feeling of being a part of nature.

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Monarch Throne | Wallhanging by Eleazar Saenz | Artists for Conservation 2020
Selfie | Wallhanging by Eleazar Saenz | Artists for Conservation 2020

Eleazar Saenz MX

Eleazar is a wildlife artist who captures in his images a piece of wildlife and shares it with the viewer. He is wellknown for his versatility and wide range of subjects and mediums including, wildlife paintings, murals, dioramas and portraits.

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Cohabitation | Wallhanging by Sharon Sayegh | Artists for Conservation 2020

Sharon Sayegh US

Populated within the natural environment my paintings are filled with female figures, animals, birds and nature coalescing to emerge and transcend to a spiritual realm through symbolism and allegory. Materials include gold, silver, palladium leaf, carved walnut wood and jewel tone oil colors that pulsate with wonder for the world I have felt since my childhood. Art-making is the wondrous, mysterious, complex, magical process of emergent beauty. 

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Slipping into Darkness  | Wallhanging by Marjett Schille | Artists for Conservation 2020

Marjett Schille US

My work is a series of meditations on our vital connection with the fragile beauty of the natural world and it's creatures.

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Boundary Waters | Wallhanging by Robert Schlenker | Artists for Conservation 2020

Robert Schlenker US

Thank you for taking the time to browse my site. I hope you find this an informative site that gives you a sense of who I am and what I paint. Painting and conservation efforts supporting my subjects are very important to me. Conveying my thoughts, ideas and what I observe in nature through my artwork gives me great satisfaction 

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Spiritual Reliquaries - Leatherback Mamma : Pacuare Memory | Sculpture by Kathleen Sheard | Artists for Conservation 2020

Kathleen Sheard US

"To learn, to search for knowledge about the animal kingdom, and then to pass that information on, is one of the ways I can do my part to help preserve and sustain the species we still have left in the world" Kathleen Sheard  

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Loon Liftoff | Wallhanging by Cherie Sibley Wasyliw | Artists for Conservation 2020

Cherie Sibley Wasyliw CA

Conservation of Habitat and Wildlife is key to our very survival.   I use my artistic gifts to remind people of the magic that dwells all around us and what we stand to loose without taking measures to protect it.

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Freedom Flight | Wallhanging by Karin Snoots | Artists for Conservation 2020

Karin Snoots US

The driving force of my work is to share with the viewer the inherent aesthetic beauty that all living things possess, be it raging surf or a tranquil pond. I want to express my excitement over the incredible things I am so fortunate to encounter. I strive to capture the natural setting by experiencing it first hand. What I find so amazing are interactions with the natural world that I would have otherwise missed, i.e. the company of a little fox or a conversation with a proud raven.

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Silent Sentinel | Wallhanging by Linda Sorensen | Artists for Conservation 2020

Linda Sorensen CA

"As an artist , I am inspired by nature's many seasons and infinite moods of color,light and form. It is here that paint and canvas come together and renew my soul". Linda Sorensen was one of the most talented and dedicated students I had the pleasure to teach and know in my 20 years of teaching.            Her work is strong and bold, starting with nature and putting her distinctive creative stamp on it. Art begins where nature ends. Linda's art was always clearly "Sorensen" The clear stamp of...

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Contested | Wallhanging by Cindy Sorley-Keichinger | Artists for Conservation 2020

Cindy Sorley-Keichinger CA

In today's busy world, it helps to stop and smell the roses.  Gives a person a chance to recharge their batteries.  The best medicine for this is a walk in Nature, as found in several studies.  I hope that my work of painting landscapes and Wildlife helps with this; and gets people to notice the world around them.  If people are engaged with the world, they help protect the other inhabitants.

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Enigmatic Places | Wallhanging by Colin Starkevich | Artists for Conservation 2020

Colin Starkevich CA

Through my work I want to show the beauty and diversity of life within nature, especially the natural Grasslands region of Canada in efforts to raise awareness of this region and to contribute to the conservation of this land for future generations. Through my work I hope to inspire others around the world to find their unique abilities in life and their true passions, and to put the two together to also make a positive difference in our natural world in a way that only THEY can do.

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The Duel | Sculpture by Uta Strelive | Artists for Conservation 2020

Uta Strelive CA

For me art is an endless journey of discovery, exploration, experimentation, learning and pure joy. Nature is a prime source of inspiration for fulfilling my passion for art. At the same time I am very concerned with the changes we are seeing in this world and the alarming disappearance of the many animal species.

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Ruffled | Wallhanging by Judy Studwell | Artists for Conservation 2020

Judy Studwell US

Living in the shadow of the Tucson Mountains I am passionate about preserving the Sonoran desert. An African safari in 2013 inspired me to share my amazing experiences photographing the African landscape and wildlife. Experimentation fuels my creativity. I often choose my medium based on the subject of my art. Watercolor, pencil, conventional or unconventional, my hope is to share my love of nature with others, hoping my art will connect them with nature.

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Entourage | Wallhanging by Mark Susinno | Artists for Conservation 2020

Mark Susinno US

I consider myself to be a fanatic fisherman, and one of the aspects of fishing that inspires my artwork is the physical beauty of fish themselves, even those many people consider less attractive. But I also find the underwater environments inhabited by fish every bit as worthy and compelling subjects as any above-water landscape. I am often asked why I choose to paint fish, but to me, the greater wonder is that so few other artists do so.

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Clean Up Aisle Six | Wallhanging by Linda Sutton | Artists for Conservation 2020

Linda Sutton US

That the word art is right in the middle of eARTh is a stratagem for thought, to instigate Peace.

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I Hear The Train A Comin' | Wallhanging by Tammy Taylor | Artists for Conservation 2020

Tammy Taylor CA

My art is an extention of myself; always present is a connection to something I know and love. Art is not just my passion but it is an outlet for me to document visually what I am passionate about. It is very important to me that I am accurate in details so that I can create life like images, but also try to capture something in my subjects that is unexpected. Something that personifies the animal in a way that we can relate to, and that will evoke an emotion or memory.

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Northern Bobwhite | Sculpture by Mary Taylor | Artists for Conservation 2020

Mary Taylor US

In an age of extinction, I believe this is a poignant, crucial time. A time to reflect on the basic philosophical questionssurrounding life and death, as well as beauty and harmony, not only of our endangered species, but also of our own fragile selves.

Quiescence | Wallhanging by Colette Theriault | Artists for Conservation 2020

Colette Theriault CA

My inspiration comes from nature itself, as it represents a canvas in perpetual motion. My passion for drawing and painting animals has been a lifelong obsession as it depicts the great respect I have for all living organisms. By representing animals in their natural environment, it is my hope to inspire others to appreciate and value the beauty that surrounds us all. If I can captivate the viewer and evoke a feeling of empathy and respect towards the subject, only then do I feel I have truly...

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Happy Hour | Wallhanging by Martha Thompson | Artists for Conservation 2020
The Jacks, the Sun... and I | Wallhanging by Martha Thompson | Artists for Conservation 2020

Martha Thompson US

I want to inspire people to change their approach to nature in a positive way.  I believe that if we have a better understanding of our natural surroundings, we will learn to love it and therefore care for it. Quiero inspirar a la gente a cambiar su actitud hacia la naturaleza en una manera positiva.  Creo que si tenemos un mejor entendimiento sobre nuestro alrededor natural, aprenderíamos a amarlo y como consecuencia cuidarlo.

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Greater One-horned Rhinoceros  | Wallhanging by Chirag Thumbar | Artists for Conservation 2020

Chirag Thumbar IN

Art is my skill to share the beauty of nature and appeal to conserve it.

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The Gaming of the Shrew | Wallhanging by Josh Tiessen | Artists for Conservation 2020
Near Oblivion | Wallhanging by Josh Tiessen | Artists for Conservation 2020

Josh Tiessen CA

I am fascinated by the weathering effects of nature and the elements on architectural structures as they age. The interaction between the natural world and manmade structures is of particular interest to me, often giving rise to metaphors which highlight truth, beauty and the longing for ultimate restoration in the world.  

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Take the Path Through the Woods | Wallhanging by Dorothy Tinning | Artists for Conservation 2020

Dorothy Tinning CA

My Acrylic on Canvas paintings celebrate the uniqueness of the landscape of British Columbia, Canada.  I place importance on conservation and protection of the forests, grasslands, wetlands, and cultural sites in our area.  As an artist, I play a role in the practice of creating an awareness of the importance of the natural environment.  As more people see nature as the connection point, they recognize how important it is to preserve and restore our natural habitats.  This is reinforced through...

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Going , Going , Gone | Wallhanging by Kim Toft | Artists for Conservation 2020

Kim Michelle Toft AU

Welcome to the world of silk and the animated creatures I paint. I love painting on silk, as it is the perfect medium to capture the immense beauty of coastal and underwater habitats. I use my silks to illustrate my environmental children's books. I believe our children are our future and the sooner we can switch them onto the importance of conserving our coral reefs and oceans the better.

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On Thin Ice | Wallhanging by Joyce Trygg | Artists for Conservation 2020

Joyce Trygg CA

This painting - "Coming Your Way" - captures a northern British Columbia grizzly bear swimming across a river.It is 36" x 36" and done in acrylic on canvas.

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The Three Musketeers | Wallhanging by Gery van der Kelen | Artists for Conservation 2020
Under the Great Pines | Wallhanging by Gery van der Kelen | Artists for Conservation 2020

Géry van der Kelen CA

Observe Nature + learn + paint = protect

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Three Aracari | Wallhanging by Eva Van Rijn | Artists for Conservation 2020

Eva Van Rijn US

Landscape and wildlife are my inspiration. I love birds most of all, and I'm fortunate to spend time in a number of the world's most unspoiled areas, where I can observe birds in their breeding habitats. I always carry a back pack with painting supplies. Pleine Aire painting provides the source material for my studio works.

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Eyes of a Persian Leopard | Wallhanging by Jacquie Vaux | Artists for Conservation 2020

Jacquie Vaux US

" My mission is to immortalize the animals I have known by portraying their likenesses as realistically as possible while capturing their individual personalities. My goal is to enable others to know, appreciate and enjoy these animals as I have." "I also hope to inspire others to treat these magnificent creatures with the dignity and respect they deserve, and to work to preserve them for future generations to enjoy."

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Preening | Wallhanging by Jerry Venditti | Artists for Conservation 2020

Jerry Venditti US

Art is like Life....limitless in form; infinite in expression.

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Portrait of a Lady               | Wallhanging by Lynn Waltke | Artists for Conservation 2020

Lynn Waltke US

I believe in the sanctity of all living things. It is my passion to share this planet with them in harmony, and to capture them only through my art and photographs.  

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America | Wallhanging by Nelda Warkentin | Artists for Conservation 2020
Goodbye, My Friend | Wallhanging by Nelda Warkentin | Artists for Conservation 2020

Nelda Warkentin US

Living in rural Maine makes me aware of my place in the Universe.     black night shining stars,     light from a previous time,    before we were born

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Nest Upon A Plant | Wallhanging by Katherine Weber | Artists for Conservation 2020

Katherine Weber US

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Two by Two | Wallhanging by Cathy Weiss | Artists for Conservation 2020
The Warning | Wallhanging by Cathy Weiss | Artists for Conservation 2020

Cathy Weiss US

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Relentless Fighter | Wallhanging by Cindy Weitzel | Artists for Conservation 2020

Cindy Weitzel CA

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Cheops Pyramid Revisited | Wallhanging by Rick Wheeler | Artists for Conservation 2020
Scoping the Desert | Wallhanging by Rick Wheeler | Artists for Conservation 2020

Rick Wheeler US

I'm especailly interested in subjects of natural and cultural history, and enjoy working in a variety of media.

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Koala Comfort | Wallhanging by Paula Wiegmink | Artists for Conservation 2020

Paula Wiegmink AU

Zimbabwe born Paula had the privilege of growing up surrounded by the African bush. Her early childhood was greatly influenced by her natural surroundings. The isolation and vast open spaces a catalyst for exploration, creating an acute awareness of the diversity of this land.Now resident in Dunsborough, South Western Australia, she continues to express her deep relationship with the wonders of the natural world though her art challenging the onlooker to engage and hopefully become more aware...

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Pelican's Coast | Sculpture by Terry Woodall | Artists for Conservation 2020

Terry Woodall US

A Nature Artist can open your eyes to things you have never seen before, and to see familiar things in a way you've never done before.

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Arctic Wind | Sculpture by Ellen Woodbury | Artists for Conservation 2020

Ellen Woodbury US

I celebrate the variety of animals we live with through my stylized stone sculptures. Each sculpture is one-of-a-kind and the design is exclusive to that piece. Every sculpture is truly unique and reflects my view that each creature is special and significant.

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Elves in reed | Wallhanging by Leo Xiang | Artists for Conservation 2020

Le Xiang CN

The beauty of wildlife is the best protection slogan

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Global Warming Series - Bear Hugs | Wallhanging by Kathleen Zimmerman | Artists for Conservation 2020

Kathleen Zimmerman US

My love of form, along with my natural tendency to use symbolism and surrealism in my work, has come together to create my distinctive visual language. I use this language to communicate ideas concerning relationships,  the environment and culture. Elements of the natural world, especially animals, are the subject matter I tend to use to express these ideas. My mission as an artist is to create aesthetically meaningful work that explores the issues of our time and treats animals as equals to be...

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Eurasian Red Squirrel | Wallhanging by Jane Zimmermann | Artists for Conservation 2020

Heike Zimmermann NO

I am passionate about highlighting the small, often neglected worlds around us, bringing awareness to animals and plants that are facing extinction, and drawing out the intimate relationships that weave our planetary ecosystem together.

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