There is a special event day coming up this Saturday, June the 9th, at the Peter Scott Gallery, Lancaster University. Martin Allen with his exhibition talk and tour 11am-12noon and Sarah Morrish chatting about Fieldwork & Research Techniques for Botanical Artists 2-3pm. It will also be your last chance to see the Botanical art Worldwide exhibition for England and Wales, which closes later on the same day. Gallery of SBA artist paintings at Lancaster University
The slideshow of beautiful paintings from the Flora Scotia exhibition by the Scottish Botanical Art Collective is ready to view. The exhibition is on until the 3rd of June so if you’re in Edinburgh, be sure to visit. Flora Scotia
The Botanical Art Worldwide exhibition for England and Wales opened on the 18th of May. It is showing now until June the 9th at the Peter Scott Gallery, Lancaster University. There are forty beautiful paintings depicting our native flora, including two by our new president Billy Showell. Exhibiting SBA members are Roger Reynolds, Polly O’Leary, Margaret Fitzpatrick, Julia Trickey, Gaynor Dickeson, Ann Swan, Claire Kathleen Ward, Pamela Taylor, Joanna Craig McFeely, Christina Hart Davies, Gillian Geary, Anne Girling, Helen Cavalli and Christabel King FSBA. Be sure to visit this stunning exhibition organised by the Association of British Botanical Artists. Here is a link to the Participating Artists
Kew had a very successful event for Botanical Art Worldwide day, with a turnout of nearly 1000 people. Click the link below for news and photos. Kew BAW Event
Here’s a fascinating interview with our new president Billy Showell. Interview with Billy Showell
It was a wonderful day at the Art workers guild for celebrating worldwide botanical art day; with a lovely atmosphere of sharing and tuition, lots of information and tips were given and all the visitors left smiling. Thanks to all the artists involved and to all the botanical artist enthusiasts who joined us at this unique event.