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Our 2018 ARTS FOR ANIMALS Teaching trip focused on Administrative goals and expanding our programs to new schools and bush camps.
Our 2018 ARTS FOR ANIMALS Teaching trip focused on Administrative goals and expanding our programs to new schools and bush camps.
Through a friend we met at the Atlanta art festival,Matt Lindenburg, we were introduced to Timbavati Bush camp near Kruger Park in South Africa. We met his friends Charles and Inga,who have spent well over $1 million building the camp.
Our 2018 ARTS FOR ANIMALS Teaching trip focused on Administrative goals and expanding our programs to new schools and bush camps.
Through a friend we met at the Atlanta art festival,Matt Lindenburg, we were introduced to Timbavati Bush camp near Kruger Park in South Africa. We met his friends Charles and Inga,who have spent well over $1 million building the camp.

Sun, Oct 28th, 2018

2018 ARTS FOR ANIMALS TEACHING TOUR

Our 2018 ARTS FOR ANIMALS teaching tour took us to remote villages in Zimbabwe as well as Timbavati Bush camp near Kruger Park in South Africa

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The Kings Mountain show was beautiful- among those towering redwoods, you almost feel like you're in a cathedral!
The Kings Mountain show was beautiful- among those towering redwoods, you almost feel like you're in a cathedral!
The Kings Mountain show was beautiful- among those towering redwoods, you almost feel like you're in a cathedral!


Wed, Oct 3rd, 2018

September adventures

We headed back out to the redwood forests of the California coast and the Kings Mountain show. Afterward ,we made our way back through Phoenix and Santa Fe visiting friends and galleries along the .... continue >

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I always love meeting extraordinary kids like Austin at our shows!
I always love meeting extraordinary kids like Austin at our shows!
Austin began earning donations for elephants when he was only 11. After we met, he sent the money earned's lemonade stand to the Sheldrick foundation elephant orphanage. We are hoping to work with Austin to develop programs for ARTS FOR ANIMALS.
I always love meeting extraordinary kids like Austin at our shows!
Austin began earning donations for elephants when he was only 11. After we met, he sent the money earned's lemonade stand to the Sheldrick foundation elephant orphanage. We are hoping to work with Austin to develop programs for ARTS FOR ANIMALS.

Mon, Sep 17th, 2018

Summer 2018

Summer this year was full of adventures out West. Although we were only home eight days the entire summer, we got to visit old friends, explore the grand Teton Mountains and even play with, and .... continue >

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Kathryn Turner with her featured piece
Kathryn Turner with her featured piece "UNBRIDLED" in the background
Kathryn Turner with her featured piece "UNBRIDLED" in the background


Fri, Feb 16th, 2018

Anne London sets new art record at SEWE

At the annual Southeastern Wildlife Exposition in Charleston, Anne London set a new record for the highest price ever bid for the annual SEWE “quick draw” event. .... continue >

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ACE awards ceremony,
ACE awards ceremony,"table mates"
John Turner, his wife, Mary, and his daugher Kathy, an 2018 featured SEWE artist!
ACE awards ceremony,"table mates"
John Turner, his wife, Mary, and his daugher Kathy, an 2018 featured SEWE artist!

Thu, Feb 15th, 2018

Award for Conservation Excellence (ACE) in Charleston, SC

We started our adventure in Charleston at the inaugural Award for Conservation Excellence awards ceremony. Ace is a nonprofit award acknowledging exceptional contributions to wildlife conservation. The mission of Ace is to honor the legacy .... continue >

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We got to catch up with Tom and Kathy and play tourists for a day or two!
We got to catch up with Tom and Kathy and play tourists for a day or two!
We got to catch up with Tom and Kathy and play tourists for a day or two!


Fri, Feb 9th, 2018

A visit with Giraffe Conservation USA friends

We just had a great visit from old friends,Tom and Kathy Lieden of the USA Giraffe Conservation Foundation. Tom retired from running a very successful Cabinet company to channel his energy into saving Giraffes .... continue >

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Kiongosi
Kiongosi
Lions too will be endangered in this century
Kiongosi
Lions too will be endangered in this century

Fri, Feb 9th, 2018

Sketch For Survival chooses my Art for 2018 Campaign

Here is the press release from Artists for Conservation and Explorers Against Extinction......

Several AFC artists lent support to Sketch for Survival, a new wildlife conservation fundraiser in London . This was the first exhibition and .... continue >

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Teton Totem
Teton Totem
Sketching Teton Totem the bear at the Earthfire Institute in Idaho
Teton Totem
Sketching Teton Totem the bear at the Earthfire Institute in Idaho

Sun, Dec 3rd, 2017

Interview in Earthfire Institute's Newsletter

In August, I was able to savor several days relaxing and sketching the wild inhabitants of the Earthfire Institute in Idaho. A very special wildlife sanctuary nestled at the base of the Grand Tetons, .... continue >

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"I'VE GOT YOUR BACK", the piece chosen for the Artist's For Conservation International exhibition and August Calendar art.
The Caption reads ,"The little guy comes by his bravado honestly ,but it helps to have a backup. Courage and loyalty-two traits we admire in our own species,but traits that make them easy targets for poachers!"
"I'VE GOT YOUR BACK", the piece chosen for the Artist's For Conservation International exhibition and August Calendar art.
The Caption reads ,"The little guy comes by his bravado honestly ,but it helps to have a backup. Courage and loyalty-two traits we admire in our own species,but traits that make them easy targets for poachers!"

Wed, Nov 22nd, 2017

My art benefits more international conservation work this year

One of this year's milestones was being invited to show my art internationally in Paris, London,Tokyo,Namibia and South Africa as well as being featured by internationally recognized organizations and events.

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Our wildlife Center works with hundreds of children every year
Our wildlife Center works with hundreds of children every year
Our wildlife Center works with hundreds of children every year


Tue, Nov 14th, 2017

Working at the ARTS FOR ANIMALS Wildlife Arts Center

We were eager to get back to the Lori O'Neal wildlife Center we built three years ago to connect creativity and conservation for local children. We were looking forward to seeing all our friends and .... continue >

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This one hundred year old bridge is the only crossing point from Zambia to Zimbabwe for over 200 miles
This one hundred year old bridge is the only crossing point from Zambia to Zimbabwe for over 200 miles
This one hundred year old bridge is the only crossing point from Zambia to Zimbabwe for over 200 miles


Thu, Nov 9th, 2017

On to our ARTS FOR ANIMALS work in Zambia and Zimbabwe

After leaving our friends in Dar es Salaam, we flew back to Johannesburg to pick up several suitcases full of art supplies, educational materials and wristbands for our work in Zambia and .... continue >

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Wildebeest and zebra were everywhere, feeding on the new green shoots of grass
Wildebeest and zebra were everywhere, feeding on the new green shoots of grass
Wildebeest and zebra were everywhere, feeding on the new green shoots of grass


Tue, Nov 7th, 2017

Our second" bucket list "adventure -Tanzania and the great Wildebeest/Zebra Migration

Each year almost one million Wildebeest and Zebra follow the rains across the Serengeti plains in Kenya and Tanzania
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The five volcanos of Volcanos National Park are the main habitat of Rwanda's mountain Gorillas
The five volcanos of Volcanos National Park are the main habitat of Rwanda's mountain Gorillas
We Drove three hours from the capital at Kigali through beautiful mountain valleys and highly cultivated hillsides. The volcanic soil is rich and easily cultivated.
The five volcanos of Volcanos National Park are the main habitat of Rwanda's mountain Gorillas
We Drove three hours from the capital at Kigali through beautiful mountain valleys and highly cultivated hillsides. The volcanic soil is rich and easily cultivated.

Sun, Oct 15th, 2017

Gorillas in the mist!

We journeyed into the misty,highly cultivated hills of Rwanda to Volcanos National Park, home of the endangered Mountain Gorillas. Rwanda is a beautiful country of rolling hills and steep volcanic valleys. Our treks into the .... continue >

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  We journeyed to Rwanda to study and draw endangered Mountain Gorillas
We journeyed to Rwanda to study and draw endangered Mountain Gorillas
We were invited by The Gorilla Doctors to visit their facility and learn more about Mountain Gorillas from their experts.
We journeyed to Rwanda to study and draw endangered Mountain Gorillas
We were invited by The Gorilla Doctors to visit their facility and learn more about Mountain Gorillas from their experts.

Wed, Oct 11th, 2017

Gorillas,the great migration and teaching conservation,2017

Our African journey this year takes us to Rwanda to visit our friends with the Gorilla Doctors and trek into the bamboo forests to draw Gorillas. Then to the Serengeti plains in Tanzania to ,hopefully, .... continue >

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Summer started with  us driving west to the Bellevue Art Museum show in Seattle
Summer started with us driving west to the Bellevue Art Museum show in Seattle
Even though it meant a 3000 mile, five day journey, we were really looking forward to seeing our friends Jan and Wally and taking a short trip with them to the Olympic Peninsula.
Summer started with us driving west to the Bellevue Art Museum show in Seattle
Even though it meant a 3000 mile, five day journey, we were really looking forward to seeing our friends Jan and Wally and taking a short trip with them to the Olympic Peninsula.

Fri, Sep 22nd, 2017

Summer Adventures 2017

This has been a very busy ,but quite successful summer. We made many new friends and had some really incredible wildlife encounters, thanks to our new friends at Earthfire Institute.
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Our
Our "Pledge is modeled after the boy scout Pledge
They promise to protect animals and that they understand the relationship between their wildlife and their future!
Our "Pledge is modeled after the boy scout Pledge
They promise to protect animals and that they understand the relationship between their wildlife and their future!

Fri, Mar 17th, 2017

Arts for Animals in Action

We just got a lovely email from one of the folks we work with in Africa. One of our partners there is" Children in the Wilderness', a community involvement arm of Wilderness Safaris whom .... continue >

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The weather was perfect and well over 100,000 people attended the show
The weather was perfect and well over 100,000 people attended the show
The weather was perfect and well over 100,000 people attended the show


Fri, Feb 17th, 2017

Coconut Grove 2017

Our first show this year was Coconut Grove, in Miami. This is one of " best shows" in the nation with well over 3000 applications from artists to fill 350 spots at the show. .... continue >

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Winter sunsets from our friends dock-Both Jim and I are addicted to sunsets!
Winter sunsets from our friends dock-Both Jim and I are addicted to sunsets!
Each evening we walk down the street to a friend's dock to recharge and let our dogs run.
Winter sunsets from our friends dock-Both Jim and I are addicted to sunsets!
Each evening we walk down the street to a friend's dock to recharge and let our dogs run.

Wed, Feb 8th, 2017

For me this Christmas was a time for Recuperation

Unfortunately ,I was rear ended in an auto accident last June and have been suffering the after effects for several months. Without going into the gory details, I had to have neck surgery in early .... continue >

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This leopard was one of the high points of our Safari!
This leopard was one of the high points of our Safari!
I guess if you spend enough time in the Bush, sooner or later you will be in the right place at the right time for the perfect photograph. This was one of those moments!
This leopard was one of the high points of our Safari!
I guess if you spend enough time in the Bush, sooner or later you will be in the right place at the right time for the perfect photograph. This was one of those moments!

Tue, Nov 1st, 2016

OUR AFRICAN ADVENTURE 2016

Our annual African safaris are always a great adventure. Just like the early African explorers, we never know what wildlife dramas will unfold before us. Of course, part of our adventure is sharing Africa .... continue >

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Meeting with Botswana's top officials was pretty nerve-racking.
Meeting with Botswana's top officials was pretty nerve-racking.
Luckily,I decided to just read the letter that Jim and I wrote explaining the significance of the presentation. They posted that letter on their Facebook page which you can go to up above.
Meeting with Botswana's top officials was pretty nerve-racking.
Luckily,I decided to just read the letter that Jim and I wrote explaining the significance of the presentation. They posted that letter on their Facebook page which you can go to up above.

Fri, Oct 21st, 2016

Presenting my artwork to the President of Botswana

For many years I have applauded the conservation efforts of the country of Botswana. President Khama followed in his father's footsteps( His father was the first president of Botswana after independence and was .... continue >

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