AFC Announcements

Artists for Conservation
2019/10/24
AFC Safari Benefit Set for 2020

Join two internationally renowned artists, Gregory Wellman and Karen Laurence-Rowe in November 2020 on a safari expedition catering to artists, photographers and conservationists. This safari will support two conservation organizations - Artists for Conservation and Soysambu Conservancy. 

2019/10/21
AFC Establishes New Anchor Event in Arizona

Vancouver, BC., Canada - Oct 21, 2019 - Artists for Conservation (AFC) is excited to announce the establishment of a recurring bi-annual exhibit and art event with the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum during the last weekend of January. The first event will run from January 24-26, 2019 and will feature AFC's annual exhibit along with various related conservation and art planning.

2019/10/21
Priscilla Baldwin to Receive 2019 Simon Combes Conservation Award

Vancouver, BC., Canada - Oct 21, 2019 - Three decades ago, Master scratch board artist and philanthropist, Priscilla Baldwin, turned her life's passion for desert wildlife toward transforming public attitudes and interest in nature through art. This year, AFC is proud to recognize Priscilla's vision, commitment and achievements with the Simon Combes Conservation Artist Award - AFC's highest honor.

2019/10/17
Silent Skies Mural to be Centerpiece of New City-wide Earth Day Celebration

Vancouver, BC., Canada - Oct 18, 2019 - Artists for Conservation (AFC) is thrilled to announce the latest host city of its Silent Skies Mural - St. Louis, Missouri. The 100-foot mural will be on exhibit in April 2020 for three of the city's top cultural attractions - The St. Louis Zoo as well as the Missouri Botanical Gardens and the iconic St. Louis Arch Museum.

Artists for Conservation
2019/10/12
Michael Pape Raises $50K for Endangered Species Fund of Canada

Congratulations to Michael Pape for raising over $50,000.00 to benefit the registered charity Endangered Species Fund of Canada (ESFC), through his exclusive limited edition fine art reproductions and the ESFC Sealed Bid Auction Fundraising Program. 100% of the funds raised goes to help animals, as well support ESFC environmental and wildlife conservation initiatives.

Each time a Michael Pape original painting or limited edition fine art reproduction is acquired, purchasers are collaborating in a greater mission to be a voice for animals that don't have a voice of their own.

2019/10/05
AFC Exhibit Returns to China

Vancouver, BC, Canada - October 4th, 2019 - Artists for Conservation (AFC) is pleased to announce the forthcoming return of its annual exhibit at Lanwan Art Museum in Qingdao, China. 

The exhibit will feature a combination of over 70 original artworks and limited edition giclee canvas reproductions by 60 Signature Members of AFC. The exhibit will also feature an installation of AFC's collaborative Silent Skies Mural.

Artists for Conservation
2019/09/13
AFC Festival Preview Weekend Opens

The 2019 AFC Festival opens Satuday, September 14 at Maplewood Flats Nature House in North Vancouver (2649 Dollarton Highway, NV) Join AFC for two days of art, music and wildlife in a beautiful natural setting.

Get a sneak peak at some of the activities coming in two weeks time. Come face-to-face with a bird of prey, enjoy the new "Pacific Coast Portraits" exhibit and sale featuring local AFC artists' work. FREE admission. 

Live music and performances with:

Artists for Conservation
2019/07/21
Safari Supports AFC and Soysambu Boma Project

AFC artist and 2018 recipient of the Simon Combes Award (AFC's highest honor), Guy Combes is leading an art safari in Kenya now, with several Artists for Conservation members and supporters in-tow. Jackson's African Safaris (Timothy Jackson) organized the expedition to raise funds and support for AFC, the Soysambu Conservancy's Boma Project and a new film about the lions of Soysambu.

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