Fresh Art Fair

SBA member Denise Heywood will be exhibiting her watercolour paintings with the Lime Tree Gallery at the Fresh Art Fair, Ascot Racecourse on the 20th to 22nd September. Contact the gallery for a free invitation-http://www.limetreegallery.com/…/fresh-art-fair-ascot…/1365/ Her work is also included in the Lime Tree Gallery Autumn exhibition in Bristol from 14th September to 14th October.

La Flore

A new book on botanical art by artist and teacher Helen Birch is due out in January 2020 in the UK which will include a painting by SBA Fellow Fiona Wheeler. The book will be published in several languages and have approximately 100 images in the book.

RHS news

The RHS Botanical Art and Photography Show is finally on! Yesterday was the preview of the show, and we were blown away by the quality of the work! Congratulations to SBA Members Karen Bailey (awarded Silver-Gilt for her Gentiana paintings), Caroline Jackson-Houston (awarded Silver-Gilt for her paintings of Mycorrhizal fungi of the Thames Valley Area), Nina Marks (awarded Silver-Gilt for her Gin- flavoured Botanicals) and Janet Pope (awarded Silver for her Solanum tuberosum paintings). A Gold medal went to the Russian Botanical Artists Group Exhibit. We were delighted to see some of our Plantae exhibitors amongst the group, and look forward to welcoming a few to the SBA as Fellow Members in the near future. A sincere and heartfelt congratulations to ALL the artists whose… Read more

SBA Diploma Graduation

The Graduation Ceremony for Course 14 was held at the Art Worker’s Guild, London on the the 19th July. 40 students Graduated from Course 14 and 24 students travelled from various parts of the World to attend the evening accompanied by their family and friends. It was a very enjoyable occasion to mark the ending of a long, rewarding experience throughout the Distance Learning Diploma Course for many Graduates. If you would like your photograph from the evening please email Pam Henderson. Anyone interested in applying for the Distance Learning Diploma Course the Prospectus and Application Form is available to download here. Prospectus for Course 17 Closing date is the 30th September 2019 for Course 17 Commencing in January 2020