Love Lichens

SBA fellow Christina Hart-Davies has just launched a new online exhibition of her lichen paintings. Christina has been painting lichens and mosses for many years, winning an impressive five RHS Gold Medals for her collections (1984, 1986, 1988, 1992, 2018). Now, some of those award winning paintings are for available to buy. To view the exhibition, please visit www.christinahartdavies.co.uk/love-lichens/

Ipswich Museum

Congratulations to SBA Fellow Guy William Eves, whose beautiful graphite drawings of Chestnut trees were recently acquired by Ipswich Mueum. These very detailed drawings are of a chestnut tree that grows beside Christchurch Cathedral, and were featured in an exhibition at Ipswich Art Gallery, Art Forms in Nature. The exhibition also featured work by Karl Blossfeldt, whose striking black and white photographs have influenced many botanical artists today.

Flora Mundi

It’s great to see plenty of exhibitions on at the moment to brighten these chilly days. The Birmingham Society of Botanical Artists have an upcoming exhibition at the end of October. It features work from SBA Fellows Adrienne Roberts and Jeni Neale -who organised the event. Go to Birmingham society of botanical artists for more information.