The hand in on Saturday at The Mall Galleries went smoothly. It was a lovely opportunity to catch up with old friends and meet artists who have entered work into the exhibition in June. Posted by SBA – The Society of Botanical Artists on Sunday, 14 April 2019
May’s edition of Artists & Illustrators Magazine features work by President Billy Showell and SBA fellow member Elizabeth Hellman.
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Julia Trickey has won an award at the Royal Institute of painters in Watercolour exhibition at the Mall Galleries. Sarah Wood also has two paintings in the show. You can see the online catalogue here, Julia’s painting is on page 13.
We are indeed bereft to hear of the passing of Jenny; on behalf of the Society of whom she was a founder member we would like to express our sadness. My recollections of Jenny was that she was always smiling, forever encouraging and immensely talented. I was lucky enough to know her and at times receive good advice and enjoy her company. She will be sorely missed by us all. Our past president has written a short piece on Jenny’s career which is just a snapshot on what was a shining career in art. Billy Showell PSBA Jenny was an independent spirit with a forceful personality, an experienced botanical artist, tutor and passionate gardener, frequently opening her vibrant two-acre garden to the public through the National Gardening Scheme.… Read more
There will be an exhibition at the Lindley Library in London opening on 20th May. SBA member Caroline Jackson-Houlston is delighted to report that one of the Gold Medal winning pictures purchased from her by the RHS at Malvern Show in 2018 is going to be used to advertise the exhibition in the Library this summer. Follow this link for more information.