RHS Art and Plant Fair

From the 11th -12th of July the RHS Plant & Art Fair at the Lindley Hall in London, will be showcasing the very best of botanical art and photography, with UK and international artists from as far afield as Australia, the USA and Japan. Several SBA artists will be exhibiting, including Christina Hart-Davies, Simon Williams – the DLDC course director, Tomoko Nakamoto, Michael Lakin and Sue Wickison. The show will also explore the art of the Japanese Garden, with features including Ikebana inspired workshops. RHS Art and Plant Show info

The SBA at Woburn Abbey Garden

Make sure to visit Woburn Abbey Garden show this weekend, the 23rd and 24th of June. We have 23 SBA artists taking part and a total of 83 paintings. SBA President Billy Showell is doing a workshop on the Saturday. Billy’s workshop There will be prints, cards and SBA merchandise, as well as a display of botanical artwork from the Woburn Abbey art Collections. More can be seen on the Woburn Abbey website This is a wonderful opportunity to visit a great garden designed by Humphry Repton. We are in good company with a number of garden celebrities present at the Garden Show, including Pippa Greenwood and Adam Frost. Tickets for entry to the Woburn Abbey Show are £14 or £13 concession rate plus £8 for… Read more

Woburn Abbey

Join the SBA at Woburn Abbey this June! We have 23 artists taking part and a total of 83 paintings. SBA President Billy Showell is doing a workshop on the Saturday. Billy’s workshop There will be prints, cards and SBA merchandise, as well as a display of botanical artwork from the Woburn Abbey art Collections. More can be seen on the Woburn Abbey website This is a wonderful opportunity to visit a great garden designed by Humphry Repton. We are in good company with a number of garden celebrities present at the Garden Show, including Pippa Greenwood and Adam Frost. Tickets for entry to the Woburn Abbey Show are £14 or £13 concession rate plus £8 for children.

Botanical Art Worldwide day – UK

Events to be held around the UK for Botanical Art Worldwide day: Opening on the 18th of May is the exhibition for England and Wales which is at the Peter Scott Gallery in the University of Lancaster in Lancashire. For more information and opening times please see this link – Exhibition Info Above is the two-page spread in the Lancaster Wildlife Trust magazine. Here is a link to see the artwork on display: Gallery of Paintings   The SBA will be at the Art Workers Guild in London on the 18th May for a day of demos and talks with SBA artists On the 18th of May at the Shirley Sherwood Gallery at Kew Gardens, there will be the chance to meet the artists currently commissioned by… Read more

Botanical Art Worldwide Day

Botanical Art Worldwide day, May the 18th, draws closer and more and more events unfold across the globe. There will be national exhibitions simultaneously on view at many cultural institutions in 25 countries on six continents as part of this collaborative initiative of botanical art organizations. Each exhibition will feature original contemporary artwork of its country’s native plants portrayed by resident artists. To see the countries involved click on the link to see a slideshow: