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Category: Sketch for Survival

Stand Tall for Giraffe this Summer Solstice
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Stand Tall for Giraffe this Summer Solstice

21 June is World Giraffe Day The longest day (or night) for the tallest animal. World Giraffe Day (WGD) is an exciting annual event initiated by the Giraffe Conservation Foundation (GCF). Not only is it a worldwide celebration of these amazing and much-loved animals, but an annual event to raise support, create awareness and shed...

Sketch for Survival Just Got Even Better
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Sketch for Survival Just Got Even Better

As well as being exhibited at Oxo Tower Wharf, the artists short-listed for either The Wildlife 100 or Wild Spaces Artist of the Year Awards will now have the opportunity to produce a small commercial collection to be sold by Explorers Against Extinction at events and on our shiny new site dedicated to promoting conservation...

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The People’s Choice – Voting Opens

Voting has opened in our People’s Choice categories. This gives you the chance to vote for your favourite artwork and favourite photographic image in our collection this year. To vote for your favourite artwork CLICK HERE To vote for your favourite image CLICK HERE Last year’s winner in the Leisure Painter’s Sketch for Survival People’s...

Beginners Guide to Bidding
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Beginners Guide to Bidding

The Sketch for Survival online auctions open today. This year is twice as nice – we have TWO AUCTIONS running on consecutive Sundays. This is our biggest fund-raiser of the year, making important conservation projects possible. In 2020 we’ve pledged to rescue bears incarcerated by the bear bile trade in Vietnam; to fund community wildlife...

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The SFS Introducing Wildlife 100 Artist of the Year – Short-List Announced

From an intricate geometric Tiger-Tail Sea Horse, one the most heavily extracted seahorse species in the world,   to a beautiful oil painting of a critically endangered Orangutan, this year’s short-listed artists in the Sketch for Survival Introducing Wildlife category have just been revealed.  From left: Christian Azolan; Lee McManus; Jess Ridley; Stephanie Clarke, Bianka Hudson...

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Selection is under way for this year’s Sketch for Survival Introducing competition. The selection process consists of a number of phases and involves a panel of six comprising both professional artists and charity trustees. The panel is led by Gary Hodges and we are delighted to be joined this year by Sevina Yates and Alison...