King of Beasts: A Study of the African Lion by John Banovich Opens at The Witte Museum

King of Beasts: A Study of the African Lion by John Banovich Opens at The Witte Museum

COVID-19 UPDATE: The public opening has been postponed to April 19, 2020. Please follow our website for updates on this exhibition.

April 19, 2020 through September 27, 2020

King of Beasts Opens at the Witte Museum
COVID-19 UPDATE: The public opening has been postponed to April 19, 2020. Please follow our website for updates on this exhibition.

SAN ANTONIO, TX- Explore extraordinary African lions and majestic mountain lions of Texas this spring at the Witte Museum. Experience the power of lions through artwork by renowned artist John Banovich and see the connection between the big cats of today and their prehistoric ancestors.

Sporting Classics

Sporting Classics

King of Beasts: A Study of the African Lion by John Banovich

January/February 2020

John Banovich believes he was born to tell the lion’s story, from its ancient past to its troubling future. And in King of Beasts, a beautiful new book from Sporting Classics, he tells that story in a stunning portfolio of 134 paintings, many of which feature John’s remarkable insights and adventures with Africa’s most storied predator. On the pages that follow are some of his favorite paintings and what he wrote about them.

Book signing & Talk: King of Beasts: A Study of the African Lion by John Banovich

Book signing & Talk: King of Beasts: A Study of the African Lion by John Banovich

Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, Nevada

November 15, 2019

John Banovich on King of Beasts: A Study of the African Lion
Friday, November 15  
Cash bar and book sales | 5 pm
Artist Talk | 6 pm
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An internationally recognized artist who has studied lions for decades, John Banovich has created a body of work that is also an homage to these animals. King of Beasts features more than forty artworks that explore questions about mankind’s deep fear, love, and admiration for these creatures. The exhibition spans nearly twenty-five years of work and assembles his body of work focused on African Lions for the very first time. Join Banovich as he discusses his advocacy and love for these magnificent creatures.

Click to Purchase King of Beasts: A Study of the African Lion
Book signing at the Nevada Museum of Art, Reno Nevada-November 15, 2019 at 5pm

King of Beasts: A Study of the African Lion by John Banovich

King of Beasts: A Study of the African Lion by John Banovich

Museum Tour Opens at the Nevada Museum of Art

Nevada Museum of Art: November 9, 2019-February 16, 2020 Witte Museum: April 4, 2020 through August 2020

NEVADA MUSEUM OF ART
Reno, Nevada
November 9, 2019-February 16, 2020

BOOK SIGNING & ARTIST TALK
Friday, November 15  
Cash bar and book sales | 5 pm
Artist Talk | 6 pm
$12 General
$8 Members
$5 Student
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THE WITTE MUSEUM
San Antonio, TX
April 4, 2020 through August 2020

Dallas Safari Club 2019

Dallas Safari Club 2019

Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center

January 17-20, 2019

JOHN BANOVICH EXHIBITING AT DALLAS SAFARI CLUB CONVENTION 2019
January 17-20, 2019 - BOOTH #2315, 2515

John Banovich is a longtime donor and supporter of the Dallas Safari Club, and is a “Partner in Conservation” with DSC to help generate funding for and awareness of conservation needs in wild places around the world.­­ DSC is a major contributor to BWF and host of an annual expo providing Banovich with a premier venue for exhibiting art to the public and together spreading the message of conservation. Through promotion, the artist has helped expand the DSC brand and event traffic for one of the world’s largest outdoor sporting conventions.  

The Banovich exhibition will showcase the 2019 collection of John Banovich originals and newly released limited edition giclee canvases as well as original works by sculptor Mick Doellinger, photographer Riccardo Tosi and luxury lifestyle decor with a social purpose by Ankole Designs.

The new original oil painting "Mbogo II", oil on belgian linen, 20 x 38 in, $39,000 will be available for sale during the live auction event.

Safari Club International 2019

Safari Club International 2019

Reno Sparks Convention Center

January 09-January 12, 2019

JOHN BANOVICH EXHIBITING AT SAFARI CLUB INTERNATIONAL, RENO, NEVADA
JANUARY 09 – JANUARY 12, 2019
Booth #1223 & 1323

John Banovich is a long time donor and supporter of Safari Club International and the Safari Club International Foundation as well as a past recipient of the CJ McElroy Award. He is a board member of the Craighead Institute and an advisory board member to the Safari Club International Foundation. Banovich is best known for painting bold and dramatic scenes of iconic wildlife and nature in its most essential form, and has achieved extraordinary popularity among art collectors and sportsmen across the globe. Through his own conservation work with the Banovich Wildscapes Foundation, and through his visual narratives, the artist has brought the plight of wildlife and wild places to the attention of an international audience.  

The Banovich Exhibition will showcase the 2019 collection of John Banovich originals and newly released limited edition giclee canvases as well as original works by sculptor Stefan Savides, photographer Riccardo Tosi and luxury lifestyle decor with a social purpose by Ankole Designs.

The new original oil painting "Lone Survivor", oil on belgian linen, 18 x 24 in, $25,000 will be available for sale during the Safari Club International Donation live auction event on Saturday, January 12, 2019.