A showcase of high quality botanical art produced by local Blue Mountains artists participating in Barbara Duckworth's botanical art classes
The subjects in this exhibition display examples of plants from the huge diversity of plant life found throughout the Blue Mountains - be it endemic wildflowers, native grasses, exotics or plants found in home gardens which encompasses the different climates we have between the lower and upper mountains. Paintings reflect the breadth of styles and media of the members and seen in the genre of Botanical art.
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The Seed Bank at the Botanic Gardens Canberra has commissioned a number of botanical artists to paint seeds from their collection to be included in their exhibition, Seeds from the Bank, 5th March to 12th April at the Visitors Gallery.
BASA will again be exhibiting at the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show.
Registration to exhibit at this event is open only to BASA members. If you are a member and wish to exhibit click the Register button which will take you to the entry form, the artwork submission form and online payment of $10 per painting (you can also pay offline).
Click to download the Information for Artists.
Registration will close on Wed 12 February 2020.
Contact us for more information.
The exhibition is part of the celebrations of the Australian National Botanic Gardens 50th anniversary and the Friends 30th anniversary.
The exhibition subject will be Banksias as well as plants Banks and Solander collected on their voyage with Captain Cook on the Endeavour.
Artistic Endeavour: Contemporary botanical artists’ response to the legacy of Banks, Solander and Parkinson marks the 250th anniversary of the HMB Endeavour’s voyage along the east coast of Australia. Scientists Joseph Banks and Daniel Solander, together with illustrator Sydney Parkinson, gathered and recorded many “curious plants (they) met with on shore”.
Showcasing new works by members of the Botanical Artists’ Society of Queensland, the exhibition is an innovative exploration of the artistic, scientific, environmental and cultural significance of this chapter in Queensland’s botanical heritage.
More information about the exhibition is available on the Museum's website.
Fungi is a brand new exhibition in the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, brought to you by Foundation and Friends of the Botanic Gardens. Lion Gate Lodge will host an array of artworks, including paintings, drawings, printmaking, photography and sculptures, inspired by fungi in all their glory.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne
More information will be available next year.
A joint exhibition with the botanical art group at the Australian National Botanic Gardens and Korean botanical artists is planned
Entries for this exhibition will be open to BASA members only.
Registration for this exhibition should open in July.
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Registration for this exhibition should open in August.
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