The latest issue of the Bulletin chronicles another year at The Hunt Institute in Pittsburgh.Click here to download the PDFContents: News from the Art Department: 16th International on display; Hunt Institute donates to Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank; Tancin and Jacobsen receive Years of Service Awards; News from the Archives; News from the Library; 2019 Hunt Institute Sponsors; Notes from the Field; In Memoriam: Donna M. Connelly (1940–2019).
Here are the hand in and 2020 Plantae Show dates for your diaries. 16 December 2019 to 29 February 2020 – the digital submissions are open, still plenty of time to get painting for this amazing event! (Please note – the only way to submit work is digitally) 18 April 2020 – hand in of preselected work 3 Jun 2020 to 7 Jun 2020 at 13:00 – Exhibition takes place at the Mall Galleries
Call for entries 2020 – The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) Florilegium builds on the Garden’s existing botanical art collection to create a permanent, visual record of RBGE’s botanical & horticultural work. Botanical artists worldwide are invited to create works featuring or inspired by the plants that are grown, collected, studied & named by RBGE staff. Following the successful launch of the Florilegium at the 2019 BISCOT Exhibition artists are invited to submit works for consideration for the 2020 collection. The RBGE is grateful to the James & Eve Bennett Trust Fund for their financial support of prizes for the Florilegium. To find out more about the RBGE Florilegium click the link here or [email protected]
Congratulations to SBA Fellow, Linda Alexander who has won The Alan Gourley Memorial Award with her painting ‘White Peonies in a Green Bowl’ at the Royal Institute of Oil Painters in their Annual Exhibition 2019 . This is on now until the 8th December at the Mall Galleries in London.
Congratulations to Fellow Lesley Hall who has had 5 works accepted into the annual exhibition of the Royal Society of Miniature Painters, Sculptors and Gravers. The exhibition will be at the Mall Galleries from the 28th November until the 8th December. Click here for more information
Lots of sparkling botanical fun for our Christmas get together at the Art Workers Guild in London. Great to see so many of our members there. We also had a special presentation by one of London’s leading Frame Shops, Store Street Framers on the ‘do’s and don’ts’ of framing and the latest trends.