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 www.kew.org/kew-gardens/whats-on/orchids-lindisfarne

PLANTING IDEAS

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

Crainn na hÉireann, Ireland’s Native Trees

Ireland’s Native Trees are taking center stage at the National Botanical Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin 9! Immerse yourself in a breathtaking journey through “Crainn na hÉireann, Ireland’s Native Trees” – a botanical exhibition by the Irish Society of Botanical Artists (ISBA). If you’re a nature lover, an art enthusiast, or simply someone who appreciates the beauty of Ireland’s native trees, this is an exhibition you won’t want to miss. The ISBA has extended an open invitation for all of us to immerse ourselves in a world of vibrant colours, delicate strokes, and the intricate beauty of these trees that are so deeply woven into Ireland’s landscape and culture. From the enchanting Birch to the elegant Rowan, the ISBA invites you to delve into a world of… Read more

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.