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AFC Festival | Sept. 27 - Oct. 5, 2014

Preview Gala | Friday, Sept. 26

RE/MAX presents the 2014 Artists for Conservation Festival - a 10-day art and environmental education happening, featuring the world-top conservation themed art exhibit and sale with leading nature and wildlife artists and naturalists. The event also includes guest lectures, workshops for youth and adults, documentary films, live painting demos, music and cultural performances. 

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What's happening

Vancouver, BC CANADA - Aug 14, 2014 - Internationally recognized artists and couple, John Seerey-Lester and Suzie Seerey-Lester have been chosen to jointly receive the Artists for Conservation’s (AFC) top honor: the Simon Combes Conservation Artist Award.  AFC bestows this tribute annually to recognize artist members for their dedication to the conservation cause and outstanding artistic achievement. 

Vancouver, BC CANADA - Aug 12, 2014 - Internationally recognized artists, conservationists and couple, Rob Glen and Sue Stolberger wll be attending the opening weekend 4th annual Artists for Conservation Festival at Grouse Mountain in North Vancouver. During the opening weekend, the two will make a special presentation at the Theatre-in-the-Sky at Grouse's peak chalet.

Vancouver, BC CANADA - Aug 9, 2014 - Artists for Conservation is pleased to announce that Signature AFC Member, Carole Niclasse's painting "Little Jewell" depicting a Green Violetear Hummingbird, has been selected for the cover of the 2015 AFC Environmental Calendar. In addition to highlighting statutory and religious holidays, the calendar also uniquely highlights a wide range of international environmental-themed days and weeks.

Vancouver, BC CANADA - Aug 8, 2014 - Artists for Conservation is pleased to announce that American artist Anne Peyton's "Birds-eye View" painting depicting a Eurasian Eagle Owl, has been selected for the cover of the 2014 Artists for Conservation exhibit book. The annual hardcover "coffee-table" book is published on sustainably forested paper, as a companion to the 7th annual AFC Exhibit, showing in North Vancouver, BC running September 26 thorough to October 5th. The image will be on display in AFC's virtual online exhibit this fall.

Vancouver, B.C. CANADA - July 31, 2014 - Pollyanna Pickering, internationally acclaimed nature artist and conservationist is lending her support as the official Festival Artist Patron of the Artists for Conservation Festival on Grouse Mountain, in North Vancouver, BC. The 10-day event will bring out leading nature and wildlife artists from around the world, immersing visitors in art and nature through workshops, film, and a world's top conservation-themed art exhibit of 80 original paintings and sculptures. All artwork sales benefit conservation.

Vancouver, BC., CANADA – July 17, 2014 - Artists for Conservation (AFC) is proud to announce the list of 2014 exhibiting AFC Signature Member artists accepted into the Artists for Conservation Exhibit - the world's top conservation-themed exhibit and sale, benefitting the conservation cause. This is AFC's 6th annual exhibit of members' artworks and third annual exhibit to open in Vancouver, BC.

Mark your calendar and join us in Florida this May. The Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation, BBX Capital Foundation and Nova Southeastern University are working with AFC to establish a new annual Artists for Conservation event in South Florida. The new festival will feature AFC's annual tour plus a selection of artwork by artists from AFC's Marine Explorer's Program. The event will also feature art and environmental education programming for youth and adults, lectures and films. A special teaser exhibit is tentatively scheduled for May 2014 (dates TBA).