AFC Announcements

2019/07/19
AFC Mourns the Loss of Terry Isaac

It is with our deepest sorrow that we inform you of the passing of Terry Isaac, our dear friend, Master Wildlife Artist, instructor, and talented musician. Terry passed away suddenly on July 16th.

As many of you know, Terry Isaac has been renowned wildlife artist since a very young age. He developed a large international following in the 1980s and has part of the AFC community for nearly two decades. During that time he advanced the genera of Wildlife Art internationally as a popular instructor through his workshops and publications.

2019/07/12
2019 Exhibit Award Winners

Vancouver, BC CANADA - July 12, 2019 - Artists for Conservation (AFC) is pleased to announce the award winners of the twelfth annual AFC International Exhibit of Nature in Art to be held this September 26 - 29 in Vancouver, BC. The awards include five AFC Medals of Excellence, which recognizes at least five outstanding artworks in the exhibit, an Environmental Statement Award, and Interpretive/Abstract Award. AFC also presents two Best in Show awards, in recognition of the highest scoring painting and sculpture by the jury panel in the annual exhibit.

2019/07/09
2019 AFC Exhibiting Artists Announced

Vancouver, BC CANADA - July 9, 2019 - Artists for Conservation is thrilled to announce this year's selection of artworks juried into AFC's twelfth annual International Exhibit of Nature in Art - 200 total artworks by 142 artists from 15 countries. 

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2019/05/09
AFC Announces New Venue Partner in Florida

Vancouver, BC., CANADA - May 9, 2019 - Artists for Conservation (AFC) is pleased to announce a new partnership and special exhibit tour at the James Museum of Western and Wildlife Art in St. Petersburg, Florida. The exhibit is scheduled to run from March through May, 2021, and featuring artwork from the 2020 edition of AFC's annual juried exhibit.

Artists for Conservation
2019/04/05
Silent Skies Mural Tours to Arizona

We're pleased to announce the opening of our second Silent Skies Mural touring exhibit at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum.

A full replica display will be installed in the Baldwin Education Building and unveiled on May 25, 2019. The exhibit will remain in place for public viewing through September 29 of this year. 

See the mural online

Artists for Conservation
2019/03/02
Jesic Honored as Living Master Artist

AFC Signature Member, Stephen Jesic was recently recognized by the Art Renewal Center (ARC) is pleased to welcome Stephen Jesic as an ARC Associate Living Master. ARC's primary mission is to promote a return of skill-based training, standards and excellence in the visual arts, with a particular emphasis on realism.

Artists for Conservation
2019/01/16
AFC Announces First Silent Skies Mural Tour Location

Vancouver, British Columbia –  (January 16, 2019) Artists for Conservation (AFC) is pleased to announce the first outdoor installation of the "Silent Skies Mural Project" in the city of Kingsport, Tennessee - a 24-foot by 50 foot-long representation of the massive collaborative project unveiled last August at the 27th  International Ornithological Congress and 8th Artists for Conservation Festival. Like the original, this waterproof vinyl version showcases the 678 species birds from around the world that are threatened with extinction.

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2019/01/14
Sunita Dhairyam Honored for Tiger Conservation Work

On the 29th. of November, AFC Signature Member, Sunita Dhairyam was feted for her work in conserving tigers in India.

Dhairyam is both an accomplished artist and the founder of the Mariamma Charitable Trust, based in the  Western Ghats in southwest India, on the edge of the Bandipur Tiger Reserve. The organization's works to save tigers and other wildife through habitat protection and supporting local communities. 

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