AFC Announcements

Artists for Conservation
Remembering John Seerey-Lester

This May, the art world lost one of its great talents and a dear friend of our organization and a great many of its members.  A giant in the world of wildlife art, a world traveler, historian and writer, John was an inspiration and role model to so many who knew him.


Artists for Conservation
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. 

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.

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.

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
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.

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