Vancouver, BC CANADA - September 3, 2020 - Artists for Conservation (AFC) is pleased to announce the first round of award winners of the thirteenth annual AFC International Exhibit of Nature in Art to be held this October 1-4 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.
Artists receiving the awards are as follows:
Best in Show, Painting
Best in Show, Sculpture
Medals of Excellence
Environmental Statement Award
Interpretive/Abstract Award (NEW)
Additional awards will be announced at a later date.
Thank you to our jury for their generous contribution of time and expertise. Jurors in this year's exhibit included:
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About 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 30 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. http://www.artistsforconservation.org/