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Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Beatrice Bork in The Artists for Conservation Festival 2013

Beatrice Bork
"Waylay in the Mango Tree"

Beatrice Bork's watercolor painting, "Waylay in the Mango Tree" has been selected for an international annual juried exhibit, and joins approximately 70 of the the leading nature and animal artists from around the world in this exciting show to support conservation. Other participating artists include Robert Bateman (CA), Carel Brest van Kempen (USA), and Leslie Delgyer (USA-NJ) to name just a few.

The Artists for Conservation Festival 2013 at Grouse Mountain, in North Vancouver will open Sept. 28 and run until Oct. 6, 2013. Proceeds will go to conservation, and Beatrice has also chosen the Asa Wright Nature Center, in Trinidad West Indies, where her piece was inspired. Trinidad holds a special place in her heart, as her first visit  of many visits was due to her award of the Don Eckelberry Scholarship. Mr. Eckelberry, a renowned bird artist, was instrumental in helping to create what is now known as the Asa Wright Nature Center, known for it's spectacular birding.

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