The 6th Botanical Art Thailand

The 6th Botanical Art Thailand will be held from July 23 to August 4, 2024, at the Bangkok Art and Cultural Centre (BACC). – Following Thailand’s co-hosting of Botanical Art Worldwide 2018 with 24 other countries, the Sci-Art Network, in collaboration with the Plant Science Department of Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, has continued to promote botanical art in Thailand. Botanical Art Thailand has attracted thousands of visitors each year since 2019. We also hold annual workshops to introduce botanical and scientific illustration to the public. – The theme for Botanical Art Thailand 2024 is “Herbal and Medicinal Plants,” reflecting Thailand’s rich tradition of herbal medicine with centuries of wisdom and cultural heritage. The exhibition will showcase the importance of plants beyond food and decoration,… Read more


Congratulations to all the exhibitors at the RHS exhibition of botanical art at the Saatchi gallery in London that opened on the 14th June. Quite a few SBA Fellows have been awarded medals: With golds – Hyunjin Cho, Toni Dade, Amelia Grass, Lynne Uptin and Sunanda Verma Widel. With a silver-gilt – Hyojung Kim, With a silver – Ingrid Arthur and Annie Chen With a bronze – Hyun Jung Kim. Well done to all. For more info visit here….  

Graduation of Course 19

Congratulations to all the students on the DLDC’s Course 19 who have completed their journey through the course. The evening event took place at the Mary Ward rooms in Russell Square, London where the graduates were presented with their diplomas. The award winners from the course were: Frances Stanhope – Award of Excellence gaining 95.82% – Nikki Kazmar – Jantien Burggraaff Award to the student who made the most progress. – Ellie MaCaulay – Margaret Stevens Essay Prize Some of the diploma pieces are on show in our online DLDC Gallery here. – Award winners from the DLDC graduates in Plantae 24 were: Alison Walsingham for her diploma assignment piece Citrus medica var. sarcodactylis Olga Akimtseva for her diploma assignment piece Peonies and Irises María Casares … Read more

Orchids at Kew

The Kew Library are exhibiting the beautiful orchid paintings of Reinhild Raistrick SBA Fellow. It is timed to be on at the same time as the Orchid Festival of Madagascar orchids in the Princess of Wales Conservatory.The entrance to the exhibition in the Library Reading Room is free. DATE AND TIMES – Tuesdays – Thursdays, 6 February to 11 April 2024, 10am to 4pm

ASBA 26th annual international exhibition

Coming up in September is ASBA’s annual exhibition, held at Marin Art and Garden Centre, Ross, C.A. There are many SBA members exhibiting this year; congratulations to Yoona Chea, Hyunjin Cho, Mary Crabtree, Antoaneta Denkin, Christiane Fashek, Sora Han, Tammy McEntee, John Pastoriza Piñol, Anne Pieussergues, Alice Rosa, Liz Shippam and Julia Trickey. The dates of the exhibition are September 17th to November 26th.

Iceni Botanical Artists’

Iceni Botanical Artists are delighted to be exhibiting their work in the Lady Chapel, Ely Cathedral this Autumn. The theme – “Celebrating the life of Queen Etheldreda: Herbals and Harvest – relates to the Cathedral’s own celebration of 1350 years since St. Etheldreda first established a monastery in Ely in AD 673.  The exhibition, which runs from 29th September until 13th October, will not only feature paintings related to Etheldreda, but herbs from the Cathedral’s recently planted Physic Garden, and  Harvest Festival which is happening at the same time. Formed in 2010, Iceni Botanical Artists’ highly talented membership currently stands at 29, and includes several nationally distinguished award winning artists in the field.  All its members live in either Norfolk, Suffolk or Cambridgeshire and painting… Read more