'Prelude to Spring: Botanical Art in Vermont' opens tomorrow in Brandon, Vermont.
Venue: Compass Music and Arts Foundation, Park Village, 333 Jones Drive (PVT), Brandon, VT 05733
Dates: February 17 - April 1, 2017
Reception: Friday, February 17 from 4-7
This is an exhibition of botanical artwork by three of Vermont's finest botanical artists who produce artwork in response to careful observation of plants and flowers. All three are members of the American Society of Botanical Artists (ASBA) and its New England chapter (NESBA).
The Scottish Botanical Art Collective
Botanical artists in Scotland have formed The Scottish Botanical Art Collective (SBAC) in order to respond to the call for countries to participate in the worldwide exhibition of botanical art being organised by ASBA.
The Scottish Botanical Art Collective (SBAC) is brand new umbrella organisation formed to represent the interests of botanical artists beloging to or working for:
Below are the details of the Call for Entries. More details will follow in January 2017.
You can also find details of the exhibition and the Call for Entries on the Botanical Art Exhibitions in the UK page on this website.
Call for Entries
This is a call for artists to register interest in participating in a juried exhibition of artworks of native Scottish plants. This will form Scotland's contribution to a worldwide exhibition of contemporary botanical art in 2018.
Details are included in the Call For Entries which can be read online or downloaded as a pd file (see below).
You need to know:
Submission Dates: 1 October 2017 through November 27 2017
Wales - a similar initiative
A similar initiative is being pursued in Wales. Anybody interested in getting involved should contact Polly O'Leary.
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"The 19th Annual International Botanical Art Exhibition run by the American Society of Botanical Artists with the Horticultural Society of New York ("The Hort") opened in New York at the beginning of last month at the 1stdibs gallery in the New York Design Centre.
This is the last week of the exhibition - it closes on Friday 23rd December 2016.
You can see the name of the artists whose work was selected for the exhibition - including links to their websites - in my previous post Profiles of Selected Artists for 19th International (ASBA and The Hort.). This organises information about the artists by the country where they live.
This post summarises the Awards and who won them
The jurors were
The selected artists come from the US, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Japan, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom
Artists selected for the exhibition are listed below by the country where they live.
The links embedded in their name are to their website or ASBA profile. Links to artists' Facebook pages are also included where identified.
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