Jacksons Paintings Prize 2022

Jackson’s Art Supplies have announced the launch of the seventh international Jackson’s Painting Prize 2022. You can now submit entries into the painting categories and there is one for botanical art. There are some great prizes and the Press Release can be viewed here. Submissions close on the 1st of March so there’s plenty of time to plan.

Make Your Mark Competition 2021

SBA Fellow Peter Roberts has just had this beautiful silver Phalaenopsis orchid accepted into the Goldsmiths’ Company Assay Office ‘Make Your Mark’ competition, a prestigious event which is held annually in London. An announcement of the winners will be made on the 26th April 2021. Several of the selected pieces will be on exhibition in the Goldsmiths centre until the middle of May 2021. Peter is a retired Engineer and credits his wife, a Bridal Florist for his interest in flowers and plants. He says ‘a chance meeting with jeweller and silversmith Aileen Hamilton lead me to become captivated by the world of silversmithing that me brought to me a unique way of expressing my passion of bringing together the botanical world and the skills… Read more