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
Sarah Caswell has a stand again this year at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2019. If you are visiting, stop by her Stand, EA418, and see her latest beautiful paintings.
May’s edition of Artists & Illustrators Magazine features work by President Billy Showell and SBA fellow member Elizabeth Hellman.
We are indeed bereft to hear of the passing of Jenny; on behalf of the Society of whom she was a founder member we would like to express our sadness. My recollections of Jenny was that she was always smiling, forever encouraging and immensely talented. I was lucky enough to know her and at times receive good advice and enjoy her company. She will be sorely missed by us all. Our past president has written a short piece on Jenny’s career which is just a snapshot on what was a shining career in art. Billy Showell PSBA Jenny was an independent spirit with a forceful personality, an experienced botanical artist, tutor and passionate gardener, frequently opening her vibrant two-acre garden to the public through the National Gardening Scheme.… Read more