Kitty Harvill


ABUN Co-founder is a Signature member of AFC – Artists for Conservation, and TWASI – The Wildlife Art Society International. Throughout her career, she has worked in the fields of Art therapy, Advertising, Commercial Art & Illustration, as well as Fine Art, currently specializing in Nature & Wildlife with an emphasis on endangered species.

She has a BFA in Painting from SMU – Southern Methodist University, Dallas, an MA in Art Therapy from the University of Illinois, Chicago and an AA degree in Illustration from Ray College Chicago.

Harvill has dual residency in the United States & Brazil

Christoph Hrdina


Co-founder of ABUN with his wife Kitty Harvill is a former international investment banker, based in Frankfurt, Germany. He immigrated to Brazil from his home country of Germany in the mid 1970s and became a successful entrepreneur in the travel business. A pioneer in ecotourism of the country, he also organized and led the first international birding tours in Brazil.

A Co-founder of Funatura – Foundation for Nature, this organization in central Brazil has saved hundreds of thousands of acres creating nature reserves. He is currently a board member of SPVS, the largest NGO operating on behalf of Brazil’s Atlantic Forest in the state of Paraná, Brazil.

Christoph considers himself a Naturalist and a hobby sculptor.

We are the link co-ordinating and connecting nature and wildlife loving artists with causes that need our creative support.