A life in roses

SBA member Janie Pirie has a beautiful book on roses coming out. Winner of two RHS Gold medals, she has been working on this book for the past three years creating 36 rose illustrations, all of which have a special meaning to her.An exhibition of her rose paintings will take place at The Mall Galleries, London 5th-10th November.To order the book, go to http://www.janiepirie.co.uk/pages/57042/printed-matter

Trees of Hong Kong

Sally Bunker has just had the launch of her book “Portraits of Trees of Hong Kong and Southern China” which she has spent 7 years producing along with Professor Richard Saunders and Chun Chiu Pang of Hong Kong University. This coincided with an exhibition of some of her originals from the book at the University gallery. The book has been described as a ‘crossover’ book, being both an art book, a scientific textbook, and a very readable account of the trees and their features and uses. It is available on Amazon from 30th May

Rosa – A life of Roses

Janie Pirie will soon have a new book out called ‘Rosa – A Life of Roses’. All originals from the book will be exhibited at The Mall Galleries from 5th – 10th November 2019.This is Rosa ‘Comte de Champagne’. You can get a free print of this rose when you order a copy of her new book. Look out for the order page on her web site within the next couple of weeks. www.janiepirie.co.uk

Botanical Artistry

A new book called Botanical Artistry is out at the end of January by Julia Trickey SBA. This book is the first in a series called Botanical Art Portfolios featuring different botanical artists. It will be followed later in the year by a book focusing on Dianne Sutherland’s beautiful sketchbook work.