Call for entries – Plantae 2020

The Society invites artists to submit their very best work to our open exhibition. Whether an artist working in watercolour, oils, gouache, graphite, colour pencil or pen & ink, a botanical illustrator, a printmaker, ceramic artists, sculptor, jeweller or glass artist, we are seeking work with a strong exhibiting presence to be part of our show at Mall Galleries in 2020. Our only criteria are that all work must: Be predominantly of botanical content, Be botanically accurate, Be visually pleasing, Have strong wall appeal, Be work you are proud of. All work must be original, (all prints must be hand pulled and NOT giclee). We regret we do not currently accept photography or other digital art forms. Maximum dimension is 120cm on the longest side.… Read more

Demos at Plantae

During the exhibition there are two art demonstrations by Distance Learning Course tutor’s, Janie Pirie – coloured pencil on Friday 7th June and Shevaun Doherty – watercolour on vellum Saturday 8th June. Demonstrations are free and the times are from 10:30 until lunch then 2 – 4:30pm. Be sure not to miss them.

Hand in Day

The hand in on Saturday at The Mall Galleries went smoothly. It was a lovely opportunity to catch up with old friends and meet artists who have entered work into the exhibition in June. Posted by SBA – The Society of Botanical Artists on Sunday, 14 April 2019