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Harvill receives TWASI International Award
TWASI - The Wildlife Art Society International has awarded AFC Signature member, Kitty Harvill their International Award at this year's exhibition on June 1 for her painting "Spix's Macaw - A Dream of Home".

Painting a Future for Wildlife : An Interview with artist Kitty Harvill - Rainforest Trust
AFC artist Kitty Harvill will be lending her artistic efforts to raise awareness of the critically endangered Northern Brown Howler monkey. With less than an estimated 300 individuals remaining on the planet, her paintings are being used by Rainforest Trust for their reintroduction initiative at Serra Bonita Reserve in Bahia, Brazil.

ABAYOMI, the Brazilian Puma
A new children's picture book, illustrated by AFC's Kitty Harvill tells the stroy of an orphaned puma cub who struggles for survival in a fragmented forest world and the scientists who are working to help him be able to return to the wild.

LOBO, Stories of a Golden Wolf
The launching of "LOBO, Stories of a Golden Wolf" by biologist Rogério Cunha de Paula and photographer Adriano Gambarini, with paintings by AFC artist Kitty Harvill.

WISDOM is named Finalist in Indie Book Awards
WISDOM, the Midway Albatross has been named a Finalist in the Children’s/Juvenile Non-Fiction category of the 2013 Next Generation Indie Book Awards.
Also, we are thrilled that the book will now be available in the Smithsonian Museum stores. If you visit Washington, D.C., look for her face in the bookstores.

WISDOM in Congress ?
Jack Stewart with David Yarnold, holding a copy of “Wisdom: The Midway Albatross”.

Article from - Arkansas Birds - Arkansas Audubon Society Newsletter June 2013
Wisdom in Congress ? by Jack Stewart

This is the story of how Wisdom found her way into the halls of the United States Congress, with Audubon’s help.

Harvill wins TWASI International Award
Kitty Harvill has won The Wildlife Art Society International Award at this year's TWASI (The Wildlife Art Society International) exhibition for her "Hide-N-Seek Hyacinths", watercolor, 40" x 60".
The Judges said "This was a good balance of colours and tones in a complex composition. The image shows the birds as an integral part of their environment and indicates natural behaviour."

WISDOM Wins Award
"WISDOM, the Midway Albatross" has received a 1st Place Award in the Writer's Digest 20th Annual Self-Published Book Awards - Children's Picture Book Category.

The Passion of Kitty Harvill
CLARKSVILLE, TENN. — Now through Jan. 14, Customs House Museum will feature the pastel and watercolor birds of Kitty Harvill.

"Majestoso" receives Award of Merit in Guests Gallery's 4th International Animal Art Contest
"Majestoso", an oil portrait of an endangered Red-tailed Parrot from Brazil's Atlantic Rainforest, by AFC Signature member Kitty Harvill, receives the Award of Merit from Guests Gallery's 4th International Animal Art Contest.

Official Launch of "VIDA LIVRE"
The official launch of the new children's book "Vida Livre" will take place June 4, 2012 at FNAC in Barigüi Shopping, Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil. Written by Adélia Woellner and illustrated by AFC Signature member, Kitty Harvill.

"VIDA LIVRE - A História do Papagaio-de-cara-roxa"
Gazeta do Povo announces the forthcoming 48-page children's picture book about the endangered Red-tailed parrot of Brazil's southern coast. Written by Brazilian author Adélia Woellner and illustrated by AFC Signature member Kitty Harvill, the book details the life of the parrot and the work that SPVS is doing to help save the species from extinction. Illustrated with a combination of richly hand-painted cut-paper illustrations and realistic watercolors, the project hopes to raise awareness about this amazing parrot.

Praise for "WISDOM, the Midway Albatross"
Become enchanted by the story of WISDOM, a Laysan albatross, the oldest documented bird in the world, at 60+ years-old, she has survived natural and man-made disasters for more than 60 years, including the tsunami of March 11, 2011, plastic pollution, and longline fishing. This is her story of survival and ultimately of hope.

Available as an ebook or paperback from Amazon.com or Barnes & Noble. Written by Darcy Pattison and illustrated by AFC artist - Kitty Harvill.

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A Beleza da Natureza
An exhibit of the beauty and exuberance of Brazilian nature in oil, watercolor, and pastel by American/Brazilian artist Kitty Harvill. The exhibit opens Jan 10 and runs through Jan 31, 2012.

Artists for Conservation : Wisdom the 61-Year-Old Laysan Albatross Gets her Portrait Painted for a Forthcoming Children's Book
ACAP (Agreement for the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels) has posted a new article about American/Brazilian wildlife artist Kitty Harvill and her forthcoming children's book "WISDOM, the Midway Albatross" written by Darcy Pattison, and about the amazing life of Wisdom who has survived natural and man-made disasters for at least 61 years. View the article at this link : www.acap.aq/latest-news/artists-for-conservation-wisdom-the-61-year-old-laysan-albatross-gets-her-portrait-painted-for-a-forthcoming-childrens-book :

This painting was a finalist in The Artist's Magazine's 28th Annual Competition. With over 7,000 entries, it was selected as one of 310 finalists. The winners are displayed and finalists listed in the Dec 2011 issue of the magazine.

Coming Soon - Harvill's Brazil
Kitty Harvill's solo exhibit "BRAZIL - An Endangered Beauty" will be on display at Cantrell Gallery, Little Rock, Arkansas March 11 - April 9, with an opening reception March 11, 6-8 pm.

Christoph Hrdina and Kitty Harvill in the Art of Making Friends
Harvill and her husband Christoph Hrdina were recently interviewed by Brazilian national television Channel 20 (Canal 20) regarding the couple's work in nature conservation with specific emphasis on Harvill's artwork. The following is a link to the video of the interview :


The program is in Portuguese, but it's fun to watch even without speaking the language and images of Harvill's art are included as well as reference to her membership in AFC.
Following is a full English translation:


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