The deadline for the next SBA DLDC (Distance Learning Diploma Course) which will be Course 21, is drawing closer. It’s the 30th of September so there is still time if you are interested in joining the course. The information about the course can be viewed on the society’s website here – https://www.soc-botanical-artists.org/…/distance…/ – See here some of the stunning work from graduates on Course 18. Patricia Gherase DipSBA (Dist) @thewildpencil.co.uk Caroline Buckley DipSBA (Dist) @carolines.botanical.art Vicky Hallam DipSBA (Dist) @vickyhallamdesigns
Coming up in September is ASBA’s annual exhibition, held at Marin Art and Garden Centre, Ross, C.A. There are many SBA members exhibiting this year; congratulations to Yoona Chea, Hyunjin Cho, Mary Crabtree, Antoaneta Denkin, Christiane Fashek, Sora Han, Tammy McEntee, John Pastoriza Pinol, Anne Pieussergues, Alice Rosa, Liz Shipham and Julia Trickey. The dates of the exhibition are September 17th to November 26th.
We’d like to extend a tribute to Helga Hislop, a talented botanical artist and founder member of the Society of Botanical Artists. She captured the essence of the wild flora of the British Isles with her beautiful compositions of found objects and botanical subjects. You can view her wonderful work at her website here: http://www.wildlybotanical.co.uk/index.html
Iceni Botanical Artists are delighted to be exhibiting their work in the Lady Chapel, Ely Cathedral this Autumn. The theme – “Celebrating the life of Queen Etheldreda: Herbals and Harvest – relates to the Cathedral’s own celebration of 1350 years since St. Etheldreda first established a monastery in Ely in AD 673. The exhibition, which runs from 29th September until 13th October, will not only feature paintings related to Etheldreda, but herbs from the Cathedral’s recently planted Physic Garden, and Harvest Festival which is happening at the same time. Formed in 2010, Iceni Botanical Artists’ highly talented membership currently stands at 29, and includes several nationally distinguished award winning artists in the field. All its members live in either Norfolk, Suffolk or Cambridgeshire and painting… Read more
Guy William Eves SBAF and a tutor on the SBA DLDC (Distance Learning Diploma Course) has an exhibition coming up this month at the Aldeburgh Gallery in Suffolk. His beautiful graphite collection will be on show, including his work ‘The Yew Tree’ which was seen at Plantae 2023 in June and won the first prize of our John Waterman Award. The dates are 24 to 30 August 2023 at Aldeburgh Gallery 143 High Street, Aldeburgh, Suffolk – be sure to visit if you’re in the area.
Congratulations to Gael Sellwood PPSBA who has had another painting added to the Shirley Sherwood Collection, an Iris on vellum. Gael is also showing work at the Cambridge Contemporary Art Gallery in Cambridge.