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News and Updates: Art for an Oil-Free Coast

Get the latest new from the campaign, the film, the book, and the artists who are championing our oil-free coast.

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Art for an Oil-Free Coast carvings and works on display in Sidney

Check out the Mary Winspear Centre in Sidney, BC to see incredible art works that are available for purchase as part of our Art for an Oil-Free Coast campaign…

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Raincoast Films tour Northern BC

Raincoast films are travelling around the province. Check them out. Kitimat, Terrace, Prince George, Kamloops, and Abbottsford…

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Art and conservation mix at Grouse Mountain festival

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It’s not really an art show. Not exactly a science lecture. And can’t really be pegged an activist meeting, either. But the AFC’s annual festival combines all three themes…

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Reflections: Art for an oil-free coast

Watch the full documentary on the artists expedition to the heart of the tanker route that is being proposed by Enbridge’s Northern Gateway project…

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CTV News: Capital celebrates BC Day

Check out the CTV News coverage of the Victoria BC Day celebration event, including the screening of REFLECTIONS…

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See REFLECTIONS on BC Day

REFLECTIONS – a journey into the heart of the Great Bear Rainforest with fifty of BC’s most celebrated artists – will be screening as part of the BC Day celebration in Victoria…

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News and Updates

Get the news and updates from our Oil Free Coast Campaign

News and Updates: Art for an Oil-Free Coast Get the latest new from the campaign, the film, the book, and the artists who are championing our oil-free coast.

Art for an oil-free coast: Overview

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In 2012, fifty artists took up paintbrushes and carving tools to protect Canada’s fragile raincoast. Get the book, watch the film, see the art that is part of the effort to stop Northern Gateway.

REFLECTIONS: The film

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REFLECTIONS chronicles the journey of artists to the heart of the tanker route. Watch it now on YouTube.

About the book

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The book highlights the art work, most of which are originals, of 50 incredible Canadian artists and writings from esteemed Canadian scientists like David Suzuki and Wade Davis. A free eBook for ipad is now available from itunes.

About the artists

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Artists involved with the project include Robert Bateman, Robert Davidson, Mae Moore, Carol Evans, Roy Henry Vickers, Craig Benson, Michael Svob, Alison Watt, Ben Davidson, Mark Hobson and more.

The Art Auction

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The auctions are now complete and most pieces have sold. Over $125,000 (to date) has been raised by the artists. Several outstanding pieces remain for sale which we will feature on our website soon.

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