This months copy of the English Garden Magazine includes a beautiful illustration by Dianne Sutherland SBA Fellow in an interesting article about the Rose family.
Ann Swan SBA Fellow, has gone BIG in New York! These amazing banners showing Anns work, from New York Botanic Gardens have been placed on West 44th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues, just two blocks from Grand Central Station to advertise their Mid town Manhattan classes.
The wonderful graphite work of Guy William Eves, SBA Fellow, is being displayed along with the photographic work of Karl Blossfeldt, the German photographer, sculptor, teacher, and artist, best known for his close-up photographs of plants and living things, published in 1929 as Urformen der Kunst. There will also be many important items on display from the museums archives including drawing aids used by Prof. John Henslow who was Charles Darwin’s mentor at Cambridge University, and the bird books by John Gould (Birds of Europe) showing the hand coloured etchings. There will also be a day seminar on 24th January entitled “Drawing on Life: Natural History Illustrations” and Guy will be talking about Botanical art along with Chrissie Lightfoot, and Gilliam Barlow will be speaking… Read more
Congratulations to SBA Fellow, Linda Alexander who has won The Alan Gourley Memorial Award with her painting ‘White Peonies in a Green Bowl’ at the Royal Institute of Oil Painters in their Annual Exhibition 2019 . This is on now until the 8th December at the Mall Galleries in London.
Congratulations to Fellow Lesley Hall who has had 5 works accepted into the annual exhibition of the Royal Society of Miniature Painters, Sculptors and Gravers. The exhibition will be at the Mall Galleries from the 28th November until the 8th December. Click here for more information
Lots of sparkling botanical fun for our Christmas get together at the Art Workers Guild in London. Great to see so many of our members there. We also had a special presentation by one of London’s leading Frame Shops, Store Street Framers on the ‘do’s and don’ts’ of framing and the latest trends.