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….  

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


PLANTING IDEAS, an exhibition about recording flora, is at the St Barbe Museum and Art Gallery, Lymington, Hampshire, UK, 20 January – 16 March 2024.  Part of the exhibition includes some forty paintings from a newly-formed group of botanical artists who are working to compile an Archive of plants of the New Forest, particularly those threatened by climate change. The Archive will include work in a variety of styles and media from more than a dozen artists, including SBA Fellow members Ros Franklin, Christina Hart-Davies, Sally Pond and Joyce Bradbeer.  Flowering plants dominate of course, but also included are associated fauna such as pollinators, and so-called ‘lower’ plants such as fungi and lichens, which the Forest is famous for. The group is fortunate to have financial support… Read more

Ellas Ilustran Botanica

Ellas Ilustran Botánica will be exhibited at the RJB-CSIC Madrid Royal Gardens in February 2024. We are looking for botanical female illustrators to collaborate with an enormous panel that will cover the walls of the central room.If you want to participate, please send from 1 to 10 illustrations per artist before December 15th The greener the better! Digital A3 Format 190 pixels per inch jpg.Named with your name and scientific plants nameSend them to: ellasilustranbotanica@ucm.esSubject: Illustrations for RJB panel  –

Young Botanical Artist exhibition

The Young Botanical Artist Competition exhibition is now officially OPEN, and we couldn’t be more thrilled!  Step into the enchanting world of contemporary botanical art at the prestigious Shirley Sherwood Gallery in Kew Gardens, showcasing the incredible works of 50 talented young botanical artists from around the world. Located at the Shirley Sherwood Gallery, Kew Gardens Running from October 20, 2023, to April 7, 2024