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.
On at Kew gardens until 6 September 2019 is a fascinating display on the connections between colour, plants and people. Open 10am – 4pm weekdays only Click www.kew.org for more info
Chelsea Physic Garden and the Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust (RB&H) have joined together to present The Art & Healing Power of Plants, a new exhibition that intertwines botanical art, medicine and plants. The exhibition runs until 30th August at both Chelsea Physic Garden and the Royal Brompton Hospital. Click here for more info
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
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
Join us as a Fellow, you will need your very best five pieces as well as a written artist statement and CV. Just login here and our straightforward process will be right in front of you, where you can upload your images and give us the rest of the information about you as a potential fellow of our society. Maximum image size is 8 MB and you should send us the best quality images that you can supply. Ideally scans but otherwise well taken photographs should be adequate. There is a small handling fee of £25 to enable us to process your application.If in doubt as to the styles of work we are looking for, take a look at our online catalogue below. We would… Read more