SBA Council member Rui Jiang has had her wonderful Viola sketchbook that she created for her silver-gilt winning RHS exhibition project earlier this year purchased by the RHS Lindley Library for their collection. Congratulations Rui!!
The RHS Botanical Art and Photography Show 2022 is on right now at the Saatchi Gallery. Congratulations to all the exhibitors, especially our SBA Fellows: Jackie Isard with a gold medal, Rui Jiang with a silver-gilt, Julie Whelan with a silver-gilt, Margaret Fitzpatrick with a silver-gilt, Pamela Taylor with a silver-gilt, Melinda Edstein with a silver-gilt, and Jane Goodson with a silver. It runs until the 29th of April, so plenty more time to go and visit. To book tickets and find out more, please visit https://www.saatchigallery.com/exhibition/rhs2022
The RHS show at the Saatchi gallery will take place from the 9th to the 29th of April, so not long to go. Book tickets on the link here.
The 2021 RHS Botanical Art and Photography show is on at the Saatchi Gallery in London until 3rd October 2021, 10.00 – 18.00 daily and 21.00 on Thursdays. There were 6 SBA Fellows among the 15 Botanical Art exhibitors, with a fabulous range of work. All 6 were awarded a medal: Pauleen Trim – Gold Medal for her exhibit ”Native British Deciduous Trees Featuring Galls” and also The Best Botanical Artwork award for her painting Fraxinus excelsior (Ash Tree) Toni Dade – Gold Medal for her exhibit “Pomegranate Punica granatum” Mariko Aikawa – Gold Medal for her exhibit “Tillandsia” Guy William Eves – Silver-Gilt Medal for his exhibit “For The Love Of Ferns” Jarnie Godwin – Silver-Gilt Medal for her exhibit “Echinacea: Life Through Colour”… Read more
The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) and Saatchi Gallery have partnered to present the return of the RHS Botanical Art and Photography Show in 2021. Running parallel to the RHS Chelsea Flower Show in September, it will feature more than 200 of the best botanical artwork and garden photography by 34 global artists in celebration of these technical art forms.2021’s show will include an array of intricate and scientifically accurate botanical illustrations by 15 artists and portfolio collections from 19 photographers that will all compete for an RHS Medal – Gold, Silver Gilt, Silver, or Bronze. The RHS Botanical Art & Photography Show 2021 will be the first presented at the Saatchi Gallery, London, and will run for two weeks, enabling artists and photographers to showcase… Read more
The RHS, like so many organisations and charities everywhere are having to face hardtimes, closing up venues, cancelling shows and adhering to strict guidelines. But looking forward, hopefully the London RHS Botanical Art & Photography Show, in April 2021, will be able to still go ahead at another venue in London. Here’s the RHS Statement for more information.