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Vicky has joined forces with artists and famous faces from around the globe for a special touring wildlife art exhibition putting the spotlight on threats to iconic species.  Sketch for Survival, a global art initiative, is the idea of Explorers Against Extinction, a conservation charity based in Norfolk which works to recover key species and ecosystems.  It’s ‘Partnerships to Protect the Wild’ has enabled on-the-ground conservation in more than twenty-five different countries from Indonesia to Brazil.  More than 3,000 artists from ninety different countries, answered the open call for artworks back in the Spring. 

All the adult and junior finalist’s artwork will be exhibited this autumn alongside those donated by leading wildlife artists and celebrity

supporters, including charity patron Sir Ranulph Fiennes, before being sold via online auction with all proceeds supporting the charity’s projects.  These range from protecting critically endangered forest elephants in the Congo Basin, to study on the impact of Climate Change on snow leopards in the Himalayas.

The exhibition can be seen at The OXO Gallery in London, The Crypt Gallery in Norwich, Edinburgh and a digital exhibition in New York.  Vicky said, “I feel privileged to be shortlisted again this year, the level of work in the final 100 is exceptional.  I hope that the exhibition achieves its aim of visually celebrating biodiversity and increasing awareness about the threats it faces whilst raising much needed funds for conservation projects around the globe”.

The charity is due to announce a short-list next week for the Sketch for Survival awards.  The public can vote for their favourite artwork in the collection when the People’s Choice voting opens on 22nd September.  See the charity website for more information and the chance to bid on a bespoke piece of art.  explorersagainstextinction.co.uk

Vicky has donated work to Sketch for Survival in 2020, 2021 & 2022, she has been shortlisted to the final 100 each year.

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‘Last Glance’

Acrylic Paint on A3 canvas board.  Original donated to charity.

Limited edition prints of 50 available.

‘Last Glance’
Date & Time:
From 30/09/2022 To 30/11/2022
28 Battersby Jct, Battersby, Middlesbrough, UK
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