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Monday, 6 December, 2010
Dodge's image "Where's Waldo?", depicting threatened Galapagos Marine Iguanas and a Small Ground Finch has been chosen for inclusion in the 2011 Artists for Conservation inaugural environmental calendar to represent the month of September!  In the fall of 2009 Dodge was privileged to study these species in their natural habitat as the recipient of the 10th fellowship of the Artists for Conservation Flag Expedition program.  This unique calendar highlights key environmental dates, elevating awareness of critical environmental concerns.  Both beautiful and...
Friday, 10 September, 2010
Canadian artist Kelly Dodge placed as first runner up in the professional category for Wildscape Magazine's Wildlife Artist of the Year 2010 awards.  "Egret Pool" a graphite piece by U.K artist Clive Meridith was the overall winner with Dodge's pastel painting,  "Mischief Maker" receiving runner up. According to Wildscape Magazine, the judges had a hard time sorting the best from the good standard of work presented this year.  They also welcomed a large number of entries coming in in from all around the world. Wildscape Magazine is a U.K. based...
Monday, 6 September, 2010
Canadian Artist Kelly Dodge wins AFC "Medal of Excellence".  Each year the Artists for Conservation Foundation awards six AFC "Medals of Excellence" to artists for their artworks in the Annual Art of Conservation, an international exhibit of nature in art.  Dodge's pastel painting, "Where's Waldo?" was singled out for special recognition from among over 400 art submissions for the prestigious 2010 AFC Virtual Exhibition.  The six award winners, in alphabetical order are Guy Coheleach for "Seacoast Pelicans", Anni Crouter for...
Tuesday, 1 September, 2009
Canadian artist Kelly Dodge was honoured recently at the 2009 County of Peterborough Awards of Recognition Civic Ceremonies. Dodge was the 2009 recipient for Leadership in Arts and Culture.  To qualify for this category, an individual or group must have demonstrated excellence in the arts, bringing recognition to Peterborough County. Each year the County of Peterborough is proud to announce Awards of  Recognition recipients. County individuals, organizations, local heroes and sporting teams that contributed to making Peterborough County a special place are publicly recognized for...
Thursday, 13 August, 2009
Canadian Artist Kelly Dodge wins Artists for Conservation Foundation's Flag Expedition Fellowship to support wildlife conservation and environmental education with her art.   Vancouver, B.C., CANADA -- (July 30, 2009)— The Artists for Conservation Foundation (AFC), is pleased to announce its tenth fellowship involving a grant of $5,000 US, under the AFC Flag Expeditions Program, awarded to wildlife artist Kelly Dodge of Lakefield, Ontario, Canada. The objective of the AFC's Flag Expeditions Program is to make possible the artistic field study and rendering of...
Wednesday, 6 August, 2008
Kelly Dodge is honoured to be the recipient of the Artists for Conservation Foundations monthly conservation award. The AFC's Conservation Artist Award is awarded monthly to honour an AFC member for outstanding artistic talent and extraordinary contribution to the conservation cause. At the end of each year, a past recipient of the monthly honour then has the opportunity to be considered for the annual Simon Combes Conservation Award. 
Tuesday, 5 August, 2008
Oak Hammock Marsh, Man. Kelly Dodge of Lakefield, Ont., has  once again joined some of Canada's foremost nature artists by donating her artwork to help Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) raise much-needed dollars for wetland conservation in 2009.   Dodge has been selected to join DUC's National Art Portfolio (NAP) program for her painting, Southern Migration. Each year, hundreds of artists submit their artwork in hope of being chosen for the NAP. Those who are selected have their artwork made into high-quality prints and given national exposure through DUC fundraising initiatives...
Monday, 3 September, 2007
Kelly is honoured to be the "Featured Artist of the Year" at the Peterborough Ducks Unlimited Chapter 25th Silver Anniversary Celebration.  Kelly Dodge's orginal pastel painting, "Virgo Setting" will be auctioned off to raise funds for wetland conservation. "Virgo Setting" depicts the constellation Virgo as it appears in early September just prior to sinking below the western horizon for the winter. The painting has a retail value of $2200.00. In addition, Dodge's 2007 National Art Portfolio Print, "Twilight Constellations" will also be...
Monday, 2 April, 2007
Kelly Dodge of Lakefield, Ont., has joined some of Canada's foremost nature artists by donating her artwork to help Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) raise much-needed dollars for wetland conservation in 2008.  Dodge has been selected to join DUC's National Art Portfolio (NAP) program for her painting, The Northern Cross. Each year, hundreds of artists submit their artwork in hope of being chosen for the NAP.  Those who are selected have their artwork made into high-quality prints and given national exposure through DUC fundraising initiatives.  The money raised through the...
Tuesday, 1 August, 2006
Kelly Dodge's "Twilight Constellations" has been selected for inclusion in the 2007 National Art Program for Ducks Unlimited Canada.  Selected from close to 700 entries Dodge will be one of 15 Portfolio Artists from across Canada who's work will raise funds to support Ducks Unlimited Canada Wetland Conservation programs, scientific research and public education intitiatives.  The 2007 National Art Portfolio prints of "Twilight Constellations" will be a signed and numbered edition of 2007 prints to commemorate the featured year of the image. Reflecting the...