National Gallery of Ireland

If you are planning a trip to Ireland this year, be sure to visit The National Gallery of Ireland, where an exhibition of Irish Botanical Art ‘Drawn from Nature’ will be held, 7th March- 21st June 2020.This exhibition features work by Irish botanical artists of the past as well as contemporary Irish botanical artists, including two SBA Fellow members, Shevaun Doherty and Mary Dillon. Spanning almost 300 years, artists include William Kilburn, Ellen Hutchins, George Victor Du Noyer, Lady Edith Blake and Wendy Walsh. These pioneering men and women have made significant contributions to art, science and our understanding of the natural world. Inspired by Patricia Butler’s book Irish Botanical Illustrators and Flower Painters, the exhibition features prints, drawings and illustrated books from public and… Read more

Bloom in the Park

The 6th Annual Botanical Art show at Bloom in the Park in Dublin opened this week. Shevaun Doherty SBA won two medals and the best in show award with her amazing paintings on vellum. Congratulations go to all the artists who won medals. Click the link below to see all the information and photographs from Bloom 2018. Bloom in the Park