The Beauty of Orchids exhibition came about because of a collaborative conservation project between
The art side of the project
The exhibition is currently travelling around botanical gardens in China. It has already visited Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, CAS, Wuhan Botanical Garden, CAS and South China Botanical Garden at Guangzhou.
The next two exhibitions are:
The botanical illustrators participating in the project are:
You can also see images (below) of the contribution of Chinese botanical illustrator He Ruihua 何瑞华 who prepared 20 illustrations for the exhibition 'The Beauty of Orchids'. Isik has included these in The Beauty of Orchids album on her Facebook Page Işık Güner - Botanical Art and Such.
It's interesting to compare the two different styles of botanical illustration.
A booklet for the exhibition has been published. Contact Isik for further details about this.
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