To celebrate 30 years of the Shirley Sherwood Gallery in Kew Gardens, a new exhibition, ‘Modern Masterpieces of Botanical Art’ will open on the 16th November. Split into geographical regions, the exhibition will bring together a diverse range of work from across the world. There will also be an exhibition space dedicated to work by artists from the British Isles. It’s on until March 2020 so there’s plenty of time to visit. Click here for more information
The Bloom in the Park festival opens on Thursday 30 May in Phoenix Park, Dublin, and it features the seventh annual Botanical and Floral Art in Bloom exhibition. The exhibition will remain on show after Bloom until the 27th of June, so there will be plenty of time to see the paintings.
Botanical Images Scotia – BISCOT – 2019 exhibition is almost here. It is at the John Hope Gateway, RBGE, (Entrance via Arboretum Place) from Wednesday the 5th to Thursday the 20th of June 2019. It is open from 10am to 5pm daily, closing earlier at 3pm on the 20th of June.
Janie Pirie will soon have a new book out called ‘Rosa – A Life of Roses’. All originals from the book will be exhibited at The Mall Galleries from 5th – 10th November 2019.This is Rosa ‘Comte de Champagne’. You can get a free print of this rose when you order a copy of her new book. Look out for the order page on her web site within the next couple of weeks. www.janiepirie.co.uk
A team of six SBA members are now at the Palmengarten exhibition venue in Frankfurt, busy hanging all the paintings ready for the grand opening on Thursday of this week. Welcome to Palmengarten Posted by SBA – The Society of Botanical Artists on Monday, 22 October 2018
If you’re planning a trip to London, be sure to take in a visit to the Shirley Sherwood gallery at Kew to view the Pandora Sellars exhibition. As well as her stunning works of art, you can also see some of the painting materials that she used. It’s on until March 2019. See info at Kew