Tulipa catalogues for sale

The SBA is thrilled to offer the 2018 Madrid exhibition catalogue of the show ‘Tulipa’. It’s a beautiful, full colour catalogue in both Spanish and English. We only have 42 copies – they are £31.50 plus £5.50 postage & packing, tracked UK only. For orders of multiple books or orders overseas, please email billyshowell@live.co.uk for a postage quote. To order your copy today please click on this link for  Paypal  to pay £37.00 and title your order “TULIPA CATALOG”

Tulipomania Events

To coincide with our exhibition ‘Tulipa tulipae- the illustrated tulip’, the Real Jardín Botánico de Madrid have organised a series of informative and educational activities for all ages. There are daily guided tours throughout April, talks and art workshops from SBA artists. There is also an opportunity to meet some of the artists to talk about their painting or drawing techniques, and to watch live demonstrations. Botanical watercolor illustration course Diane Sutherland 12 – April 14, 2018 Botanical illustration with gouache and watercolor on dark background Shevaun Doherty 19 – 21 April 2018 Meet the artist: Shevaun Doherty and Marta Chirino Shevaun Doherty and Marta Chirino April 22, 2018 Botanical drawing course Marta Chirino 3 – 5 May 2018 Meet the artist: Sylvia Balch, Christine… Read more

Tulipa tulipae 2018

The exhibition Tulipa tulipae at Real Jardin Botanico de Madrid is now open until May the 20th. Organized by the Royal Botanical Garden (RJB-CSIC) in the Villanueva Pavilion, the exhibition shows a historical journey through the techniques of printing and drawing with images from the RJB Archive and Library to conduct us, through the botany of the tulip , to the wonderful illustrations of fifty or so botanical artists from The Society of Botanical Artists. This exhibition is completed with a wide variety of tulips (about 21,000 bulbs) that have been planted at the entrance of the Botanical Garden, in the Terrace of Paintings, to complete a mosaic of colours and make this magnificent event a living experience with the start of spring. Designed for… Read more