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RI 211th Exhibition

‘Ladybirds’ and ‘Purple Rain’ are two of three watercolour and gouache paintings that Sarah Wood SBA Fellow has had selected to be shown at the RI (Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours) 211th Exhibition, held at the Mall Galleries, London. The exhibition is open from Thursday 30th March, 10am to 5pm daily, and closes on Saturday 8th April 2023 at 5pm.

Nature becomes Art 2.0

“Nature becomes Art 2.0” – Botanical Art by Katja Katholing-Bloss at Museum Bayerisches Vogtland, Hof – Germany from 24 March – 07 May 2023 Katja Katholing-Bloss from Hof/Bavaria is one of the few representatives of “Botanical Art” in Germany. Since 2019 she has been a fellow member of the SBA where she currently serves on the council. As her solo exhibition at the Museum Bayerisches Vogtland, Hof in Upperfranconia in November 2020 was only accessible for a few days due to the second Corona lockdown, the time has now come for the new edition of the exhibition to take place from 24. March 2023. In “Nature becomes Art 2.0”, deceptively realistic images of blossoms, fruits and leaves can be discovered, which enchant with their attention… Read more

Painting Summer flowers and plants of Greek gardens

Katja Katholing-Bloss SBAF is holding a botanical painting course (English/German) at the Greek venue Lagou Raxi Country Hotel in the heart of South Pelion. The dates are 24 June to 01 July 2023. For more information and to book the course visit: Summer flowers and plants of Greek gardens You can read all about the course here….  

The Lindisfarne Orchids

For the last five years, SBA Fellow Reinhild Raistrick has been recording and painting all the known orchids on Holy Island, Northumberland. The Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve houses ten different species, which is remarkable for such a small island. It also has the very rare endemic Epipactis sancta, thought to be one of our rarest plants in the UK. She has spent many happy days living on the island and working ‘in the field’ to record and illustrate them. Congratulations to Reinhild as the whole set of paintings have been acquired by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and they will become part of their permanent collection after a major exhibition of the work in Bury St Edmunds at the Guildhall from 29th April to the… Read more