Endangered Species Print Project
|2009 - 2018|
The Endangered Species Print Project was a collaborative project which raised funds to support the conservation of critically endangered species through the sale of limited-edition art prints.
The number of prints available depended on the number of plants or animals remaining in a species. For example, only 45 Amur Leopards remained in the wild at he time of the print creation, so the edition for the Amur Leopard print was only 45.
ESPP was a project by artists Molly Schafer and Jenny Kendler and raised over $15,000 for conservation. The artworks, created by collaborating with 16 other artists, and supporting over 20 different species/conservation teams, toured the world, were featured in a 6-month long exhibition at The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, and were the subject of a 5-page spread in the 35th Anniversary Issue of Orion Magazine.
Under the ESPP moniker, Kendler & Schafer also created the first series of art for The Endangered Species Condom Project—winner of 2 Addy Awards and featured in the New York Times and on a billboard in Times Square. Over 450,000 endangered species condoms featuring Kendler & Schafer's artwork were given out nationwide.