Congratulations to Robert McNeill SBA Fellow, who has his stunning painting Banksia speciosa and two others selected for this forthcoming exhibition in Poland. The extensive exhibition will be an innovative project in Europe, a project that will connect botanical artists from the West and Japan, showing the works of historical masters and contemporary works.
New and existing works by contemporary artists Lee Mingwei, Annalee Davis, Wendy McMurdo and Lyndsay Mann join over 40 established botanical illustrators such as SBA Fellows – Giovanni Cera, Eunike Nugroho, Sunanda Widel, Anna Suprunenko, Julia Asenbaum and Natalia Alatortseva in Florilegium: A gathering of flowers, at Inverleith House, in the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. Botanical artists from all over the world present detailed studies of plants, revealing how flowers can elicit cultural, historic, geographic, socio-political and scientific ideas, and inviting visitors to explore the rich diversity of Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh’s extensive Living Collection. The biennial exhibition is the first of a new programme as Inverleith House begins its transformation into Climate House, following the award of Outset Contemporary Art Fund’s Transformative Grant. Free entry. Please book… Read more
A wonderful exhibition of work by SBA CoPresident Gael Sellwood and SBA Fellow Helen Millar has opened in Cambridge Contemporary Art Gallery this week, and runs 3rd- 25th October. All the work can be seen online (and is selling fast!) Visit at this link now – https://www.cambridgegallery.co.uk/sellwoodmillar We wish them both the best of luck with the exhibition!!
The 15th Exhibition of The Art of Botanical Illustration presented by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne has a wonderful online exhibit on right now until December the 10th. Eunike Nugroho SBA Fellow has three paintings on show, and Vicki Lee Johnson and Carolyn Murdoch, both SBA diploma graduates with distinction have one artwork each. Eunike has also been awarded an honorable mention for her painting ‘Graceful Garlic’. Congratulations Eunike, Vicki and Carolyn and everyone exhibiting for a beautiful exhibition.Check out the exhibition now… https://tabi.rbgfriendsmelbourne.org/
The Scottish Society of Botanical Artists exhibition has now opened and is on until 10th October, at the Frames Gallery in Perth. Fellow member Jackie Isard has two paintings hanging. It’s great to see a ‘real’ exhibition taking place in these times. Check out the wonderful exhibition here..
ASBA’s 23rd Annual International is now open; Saturday, September 5th 2020. This year ASBA’s exhibition returns to Wave Hill which is a public garden & cultural center overlooking the Hudson River & Palisades. The 46 artworks exhibited were selected from a field of 178 entries. It’s wonderful to see some SBA Fellows included in the exhibition, and they are Gaye Grossman, Liz Shippam and Tammy McEntee. Congratulations to all exhibitors. Visit this link to find out more: http://asba-art.org/exhibitions/23rd-annual-international