Conservation Projects

<em>Edit Conservation Project/Cause</em> Buddies by Elissa Ewald -  | Elissa Ewald

Buddies by Elissa Ewald

Artist: Elissa Ewald

Posted: 11 Feb, 2020 | Updated: 28 Nov, 2020

Children's book to raise awareness of kindness to others with acceptance of others and where they may live or how they may live. No one wants to be alone and everyone needs at least one friend in life. This book is meant to promote companionship and trust.

<em>Edit Conservation Project/Cause</em> Helping Rhinos - Art for Ol' Pejeta | Diana Hoehlig

Helping Rhinos

Artist: Diana Höhlig

Posted: 17 Sep, 2018 | Updated: 20 Nov, 2020

In 2018 I went on a special Artist Safari in Kenya to spend time at Ol' Pejeta Conservancy to photograph and sketch the wild animals. 

I donated several of my Africa drawings to the Helping Rhinos Conservation Community which is fighting to ensure the long-term survival of the rhino and other endangered wildlife in their natural habitat. These include a range of my intricate ball point sketches from encounters I had whilst at Ol Pejeta Conservancy including the rendering of the last male northern white rhino Sudan.

<em>Edit Conservation Project/Cause</em> King of the Gobi -  | Charlotte Williams

King of the Gobi

Artist: Charlotte Williams

Posted: 9 Nov, 2020 | Updated: 9 Nov, 2020

Having a love of camels, partly due to having been a camel safari guide in South Africa (many eons ago!), when I met John Hare OBE and heard about the wild camels of Mongolia, I was naturally keen to get on board to try and help raise much needed funds for his Wild Camel Protection Foundation.  (Please do visit www.wildcamels.com for the full fascinating story).

These wild camels, which are separate species from the Bactrian camel, are the 8th most endangered large mammal on the planet and there are only 1000 or so of them left!  They are truly remarkable...

<em>Edit Conservation Project/Cause</em> Hillswick Wildlife Sanctuary Art Competition - Postponed till 2021 | Anne Barron

Hillswick Wildlife Sanctuary Art Competition

Artist: Anne Barron

Posted: 1 Nov, 2020 | Updated: 2 Nov, 2020

Art competition for adults & children to raise funds and awareness for the Hikkswick Wildlife Sanctuary - postponed from 2020 to 2021 - details to be confirmed

Create Conservation Project/Cause - Art Auction for Animals | Kathleen Zimmerman

Famous Fido’s Celebration for Life

Artist: Kathleen Zimmerman

Posted: 23 Jul, 2020 | Updated: 23 Jul, 2020

Famous Fido Rescue and Adoption helps animals in crisis. They believe every living thing has a purpose and they strive to make sure we appreciate the beauty and importance of animals. Kathleen Zimmerman was invited to exhibit and take part in this event this year. Zimmerman was happy to do so and donated some of her art to support this worthy case and organization.

 

<em>Edit Conservation Project/Cause</em> The Texas Sealife Center - Corpus Christi, Texas | Jeffrey McDaniel

The Texas Sealife Center

Artist: Jeffrey McDaniel

Posted: 7 Jul, 2020 | Updated: 7 Jul, 2020

Coastal and aquatic: rescue, rehabilitation, release, public education and awareness.

Create Conservation Project/Cause - Corpus Christi, Texas | Jeffrey McDaniel

The Texas Sealife Center

Artist: Jeffrey McDaniel

Posted: 7 Jul, 2020 | Updated: 7 Jul, 2020

Coastal and aquatic: rescue, rehabilitation, release, public education and awareness.

Create Conservation Project/Cause -  | Paula Wiegmink

Koala Rescue

Artist: Paula Wiegmink

Posted: 4 Jun, 2020 | Updated: 4 Jun, 2020

Raising Funds for injured Koalas

<em>Edit Conservation Project/Cause</em> Silent Skies Mural Project -  | Dianne Munkittrick

Silent Skies Mural Project

Artist: Dianne Munkittrick

Posted: 20 May, 2020 | Updated: 20 May, 2020

This project calls attention to the 678 endanged bird species in the world.

<em>Edit Conservation Project/Cause</em> Silent Skies Mural Project -  | Dianne Munkittrick

Silent Skies Mural Project

Artist: Dianne Munkittrick

Posted: 20 May, 2020 | Updated: 20 May, 2020

This project calls attention to the 678 endanged bird species in the world.

<em>Edit Conservation Project/Cause</em> Riding for Rangas  - An on-going bi-ennual charity bike ride that raises funds and awareness for non-profit organisation Friends of the National Parks Foundation based in Indonesia | Geraldine Simmons

Riding for Rangas

Artist: Geraldine Simmons

Posted: 5 May, 2017 | Updated: 12 May, 2020

When Geraldine visited Borneo in 2005 she saw firsthand the destruction caused by the planting of palm oil plantations that threaten local plant and animal species. Inspired and deeply moved by this trip, Geraldine used her love of push-bike riding to found Riding for Rangas. Since 2009 Riding for Rangas has raised thousands of dollars assisting Friends of the National Parks Foundation fight for the survival of the orangutan through restoring habitat and relocating dozens of orangutans to safety from the palm oil plantations to Tanjung Puting National Park and Lamandau River Wildlife...

<em>Edit Conservation Project/Cause</em> Cheetah Conservation Fund UK - Born to be Wild | Emma Bowring

Cheetah Conservation Fund UK

Artist: Emma Bowring

Posted: 11 Feb, 2018 | Updated: 10 May, 2020

 

Founded in Namibia in 1990, Cheetah Conservation Fund is dedicated to saving the cheetah in the wild.
Their mission is to be the internationally recognised centre of excellence in the conservation of cheetahs and their ecosystems, they will work with all stakeholders to develop best practices in research, education and land use to benefit all species, including people.

<em>Edit Conservation Project/Cause</em> Orangutan Appeal UK - 'Beryl' the orphan orangutan | Emma Bowring

Orangutan Appeal UK

Artist: Emma Bowring

Posted: 10 Feb, 2018 | Updated: 10 May, 2020

 

The Orangutan Appeal UK is a registered charity based in the south of England, dedicated to the rehabilitation and preservation of orangutans and the conservation of their habitat. My painting of 'Bery' one of the orphaned orangutans being cared for by Sepilok Rehabilitaiton Centre in Borneo was sold to raised funds for OAUK, along with the sale of limited edition prints of the image.

<em>Edit Conservation Project/Cause</em> Born Free Foundation  - Artworks produced to raise funds | Emma Bowring

Born Free Foundation

Artist: Emma Bowring

Posted: 11 Feb, 2018 | Updated: 10 May, 2020

Born Free Foundation work tirelessly to ensure that all wild animals; whether living in captivity or in the wild, are treated with compassion and respect and are able to live their lives according to their needs.
 
As a leading wildlife charity, they oppose the exploitation of wild animals in captivity and campaign to keep them where they belong – in the wild.
 
They promote Compassionate Conservation to enhance the survival of threatened species in the wild and protect natural habitats while respecting the needs and safeguarding the welfare of individual animals.

<em>Edit Conservation Project/Cause</em> Secret World Wildlife Rescue  - Raising funds for British Wildlife | Emma Bowring

Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Artist: Emma Bowring

Posted: 11 Feb, 2018 | Updated: 10 May, 2020

Secret World Wildlife Rescue specialises in the rescue, rehabilitation and eventual release of orphaned and injured wild creatures. It is run entirely on donations and runs a wildlife rescue service in the South West of England.
 
Each year, more than 5,000 wild animals are helped by Secret World Wildlife Rescue. Together with a dedicated team of staff and volunteers, they continue to care for all manner of creatures; from the tiniest harvest mice and bats to badgers, swans, foxes, deer and otters.

<em>Edit Conservation Project/Cause</em> Save the Elephants - Portrait of a big Tusker | Emma Bowring

Save the Elephants

Artist: Emma Bowring

Posted: 11 Feb, 2018 | Updated: 10 May, 2020

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Their mission at Save the Elephants is to secure a future for elephants and sustain the beauty and ecological integrity of the places they live, to promote man’s delight in their intelligence and the diversity of their world, and to develop a tolerant relationship between the two species.

<em>Edit Conservation Project/Cause</em> The Sheldrick Wildlife Trust - 'Blanket Mischief' | Emma Bowring

The Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

Artist: Emma Bowring

Posted: 11 Feb, 2018 | Updated: 10 May, 2020

 

Born from one family’s passion for Kenya and its wilderness, The Sheldrick Wildlife Trust is one of the pioneering conservation organisations for wildlife and habitat protection in East Africa. The Trust embraces all measures that 
complement the conservation, preservation and protection of wildlife.

 

 

<em>Edit Conservation Project/Cause</em> Explorers Against Extinction  - Sketch for Survival Art Auction | Emma Bowring

Explorers Against Extinction

Artist: Emma Bowring

Posted: 18 Oct, 2018 | Updated: 10 May, 2020

Explorers against Extinction is a wildlife conservation campaign organised by registered UK charity the Real World Conservation Trust. The primary aims of the campaign are to raise awareness about the threats facing the world’s most iconic species and their habitats while also raising significant funds for nominated projects pivotal in the battle to protect them.

 

<em>Edit Conservation Project/Cause</em> Animals Asia - Grace | Emma Bowring

Animals Asia

Artist: Emma Bowring

Posted: 1 Feb, 2019 | Updated: 10 May, 2020

Founded in 1998 by Jill Robinson, from her home in Hong Kong, Animals Asia promotes compassion and respect for all animals and works to bring about long-term change. They work to end the barbaric bear bile trade, which sees over 10,000 bears kept on bile farms in China, and, according to official figures, almost 1,000 suffering the same fate in Vietnam. Animals Asia has to date, rescued over 600 bears, caring for them at their award-winning bear sanctuaries in China and Vietnam. Animals Asia also works to end the trade in dogs and cats for food in China and Vietnam, and lobbies to improve...

<em>Edit Conservation Project/Cause</em> Wildlife SOS - Wildlife SOS Spring Auction | Emma Bowring

Wildlife SOS

Artist: Emma Bowring

Posted: 15 May, 2019 | Updated: 10 May, 2020

Wildlife SOS are a charity in India who rescues and rehabilitates wildlife in distress. They specifically address the problem of injured and sick elephants that are forced to work in the slums and crowded cities; taking action to remove abused elephants and retire them to their sanctuary. Every Spring they hold an on line auction to raise funds to which I donate a piece of art.

<em>Edit Conservation Project/Cause</em> Belize Bird Sanctuary - Colours of Love | Emma Bowring

Belize Bird Sanctuary

Artist: Emma Bowring

Posted: 8 Mar, 2020 | Updated: 10 May, 2020

Founded in 2004, Belize Bird Rescue is an avian rescue, rehabilitation and release centre for all indigenous avian species, with a focus on wild-caught parrots liberated from the illegal pet trade in Belize.
 
Their mission is to encourage empathy for and awareness of the importance of the preservation of indigenous bird-life by means of education, conservation, enforcement and rehabilitation.

<em>Edit Conservation Project/Cause</em> Boon Lott's Elephant Sanctuary - Wassanna | Emma Bowring

Boon Lott's Elephant Sanctuary

Artist: Emma Bowring

Posted: 8 Mar, 2020 | Updated: 10 May, 2020

Bles is passionately devoted to creating a safe and natural home for Thai elephants. They care for rescued and retired elephants, allowing them to interact freely within 600 acres of forested land.
 
Bles allows elephants to live in an environment that encourages them to rediscover their true identity and natural social interaction. Basic skills such as natural foraging, swimming, scratching and dust baths – all things that have been denied to most of their rescues for most of their lives.
 
Their unique sanctuary is just that to the elephants – a haven that allows them...

<em>Edit Conservation Project/Cause</em> Australia's bushfire emergency 2020 - Facebook art auction for the Koala Hospital | Geraldine Simmons

Australia's bushfire emergency 2020

Artist: Geraldine Simmons

Posted: 15 Jan, 2020 | Updated: 10 May, 2020

Bushfire emergency ART AUCTION on Geraldine's Wildlife Art via Facebook for the Koala Hospital at Port Macquarie, NSW.

Original artwork in coloured pencil on paper titled "Afternoon Snooze." The size of the artwork is 42cm x 34cm.

<em>Edit Conservation Project/Cause</em> Sketch for Survival 2018 - In Collaboration with Explorers Against Extinction | Geraldine Simmons

Sketch for Survival 2018

Artist: Geraldine Simmons

Posted: 7 Jan, 2020 | Updated: 10 May, 2020

Sketch for Survival is an art initiative. It was inspired by a shocking statistic – on average, one elephant is poached in the wild every 26 minutes. The purpose of the initiative is to highlight the plight of elephants and other iconic species and invited professional artists and celebrity supporters help by donating a simple 26-minute wildlife sketch to the  touring exhibition.

I was delighted and felt so privileged to be invited to participate once again in Sketch for Survival 2018 art initiative comprising 100+ artworks, including sketches, studio artworks, illustrations and...

<em>Edit Conservation Project/Cause</em> Wildlife Artist of the Year 2019 -  | Carina Kramer

Wildlife Artist of the Year 2019

Artist: Carina Kramer

Posted: 20 Apr, 2020 | Updated: 20 Apr, 2020

"DSWF Wildlife Artist of the Year is a prestigious annual wildlife art competition – attracting artists from all over the world and showcasing some of the finest and most exciting wildlife art at exhibition in London. The competition each year raises vital awareness and funds for the endangered wildlife that DSWF works so hard to protect.

50% of all sales supports our work to fight wildlife crime, protect endangered species and engage with local communities in Africa and Asia."

 

(src. https://davidshepherd.org/art) 

<em>Edit Conservation Project/Cause</em> Wildlife Artist of the Year 2019 -  | Carina Kramer

Artists for Conservation 2019

Artist: Carina Kramer

Posted: 20 Apr, 2020 | Updated: 20 Apr, 2020

AFC's annual juried "International Exhibit of Nature in Art" is the world's top conservation-themed art exhibit and sale. It's a rare opportunity for art collectors to buy original artwork by internationally acclaimed artists and directly support conservation work. Most of the artwork in the exhibit is for sale and ranges widely in price from $500 to $50,000+. At least 40% of proceeds from artwork sales benefits conservation and environmental education, and each artwork is dedicated to supporting a conservation organization of the artist's choice.

 

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<em>Edit Conservation Project/Cause</em> Big Cat Conservation -  | Mark Hallett

Big Cat Conservation

Artist: Mark Hallett

Posted: 18 Apr, 2020 | Updated: 18 Apr, 2020

Mark is informally working with Ranthambhore National Park, Project Tiger, Tigerwalahs and the Snow Leopard Conservancy to further big cat conservation through promotion of and sales from his and his coauthor John M. Harris' Columbia University Press book, On the Prowl: In Search of Big Cat Origins. Mark will be donating 100% of any future royalties to Panthera following the book's publication.

<em>Edit Conservation Project/Cause</em> Rosemarie Armstrong Original Landscapes & Seascapes -  | Rosemarie Armstrong

Rosemarie Armstrong Original Landscapes & Seascapes

Artist: Rosemarie Armstrong

Posted: 11 Mar, 2020 | Updated: 12 Apr, 2020

The Artist Rosemarie Armstrong will donate 25% of proceeds from her new book to Artists for Conservation. (Please note: The publication of this book has been put on hold due to the current pandemic.)

She believes it is critical to educate and build awareness of conservation issues in our youth. They are our hope for the future. Each of Rosemarie's paintings conveys her passionate connection to our natural environment, and reflects her artistic soul and professional calibre. She believes that through artists, people can envision the best of our world and the human spirit. If there is...

<em>Edit Conservation Project/Cause</em> In support of wildlife -  | Linda Martin

In support of wildlife

Artist: Linda Martin

Posted: 25 Feb, 2018 | Updated: 4 Apr, 2020

Supporting 'Cheetah Outreach" through Billabong Koala and Wildlife Park, New South Wales, Australia.

Cheetah Outreach: Promoting the survival of the free-ranging South African Cheetah through environmental education and partnering conservation initiatives.

<em>Edit Conservation Project/Cause</em> West -  | Rebecca Richman

West

Artist: Rebecca Richman

Posted: 11 Feb, 2018 | Updated: 29 Mar, 2020

I'm currently creating a collection that illuminates the remarkable relationships in our grassland and alpine ecosystems of the West. Completed images to-date include bison, wolf, prairie dog, nuthatch, salamander, sage grouse, and butterfly. Soon to come is an image of a rare trout!