Anne Peyton's Art Featured on AFC's 2014 Book Cover

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.

The back cover of the book is graced by an image of Craig Benson's bronze sculpture "Rainforest Bowl".

The 2014 Exhibit book is published as a companion to the annual exhibit. The 236-page tribute to AFC's global pool of artist talent and features artwork juried into the world's top conservation-themed exhibit and sale - centrepiece of the upcoming Artists for Conservation Festival, as well artworks featured in a broader online virtual show. The 2014 Artists for Conservation Festival represents AFC's 7th annual exhibition of Members' artworks and third annual exhibit opening in North Vancouver, BC. on September 28 at Grouse Mountain Resort. The book also includes chapters on last year's festival, as well as this year's Simon Combes Conservation Award co-recipients John and Suzie Seerey-Lester, AFC's latest Flag Expedition, and AFC's recent group expedition to the Cayman Islands.

All proceeds from the 2014 Exhibit book supports Artists for Conservation charitable programming. The book can be ordered online or purchased at the Artists for Conservation Festival at Grouse Mountain from September 26 - October 5 in North Vancouver, BC in the Spirit Gallery Gift Shop. Supplies are very limited and this prized collector's book is sure to sell quickly.

Artists for Conservation
Artists for Conservation (AFC) is the world's leading group of artists supporting the environment. Founded in 1997, the non-profit organization comprises a membership of 500 of the world's most gifted nature artists from 27 countries, across five continents. Dedicated to nurture, promote and leverage its world-class community of artists in support of our natural world, AFC drives its mission through three key programs: Art & Environmental Education; Field Work & Research; and Artist Development. The Artists for Conservation Festival is AFC's annual flagship initiative to showcase, support and further these programs. For more information, visit http://www.artistsforconservation.org.

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