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

A large white bear painted on a purple background

Raincoast Reflections Art Exhibit

A huge success, the Raincoast Conservation Foundation’s Art Exhibit at the Dales Gallery enters its final week…

Mussel Inlet Grizzly by Terry Isaac

Raincoast Reflections – Art, Information, Inspiration

The Great Bear Rainforest is the largest tract of intact temperate rainforest in the world, that’s why people are so connected and emotional about it. It has also motivated fifty artists…

Painting by Alan Wylie of sea lions on a rocky haulout

Raincoast art available for display and purchase

Many pieces from the Art for an Oil-Free Coast initiative are still available for purchase or viewing. Generous local galleries and sponsors are hosting the art…

Painting by Alan Wylie of sea lions on a rocky haulout

Gary Holman’s community office hosts conservation art pieces

MLA Gary Holman’s community office in Sidney BC is hosting paintings from Raincoast’s Oil-Free Coast art collection as part of the 2014 ArtSea Festival.

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

During the spring and summer of 2014, the Mary Winspear Centre in Sidney, displayed some incredible art works that are available for purchase as part of our Art for an Oil-Free Coast campaign…

Raincoast Films tour Northern BC

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

Art and conservation mix at Grouse Mountain festival

Brent Richter / North Shore News
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…

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…

An art from an oil-free coast artist paints in the great bear rainforest.

CTV News: Capital celebrates BC Day

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

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…

City pulls permit for anti-pipeline art show

Calgary Herald, By Sherri Zickefoose
An anti-oil pipeline art show is being sent packing from City Hall’s atrium after officials yanked the group’s permit over price tags and politics…

Art for an oil-free coast comes to Canmore

By Russ Ullyot, Canmore Leader
Canmore’s Solara Resort will host an exhibition of work from more than 40 artists that took up paintbrushes and carving tools to portray Canada’s west coast…