This listing comprises:
The exhibitions are held at specialist locations, national and regional museums and other venues
Within regular exhibitions at the same location, the list is ordered in reverse chronological order i.e. most recent first
The main change in 2019 was the exhibition was extended to the whole of the month of June
Exhibition: 7th Annual Botanical and Floral Art in Bloom (Open Exhibition - as part of Bloom in the Park 2019)
Venue: Phoenix Park Visitor Centre in Phoenix Park, Dublin (behind the Phoenix cafe)
Dates: Thursday, 30th May to the end of June 2019
Exhibition: Bloom - Annual Botanical & Floral Art Exhibition (2018)
Venue: Visitor Centre in the Phoenix Park, Dublin - during Bloom Horticultural Exhibition, Dublin
Dates: 31st May - 4th June 2018
Call for Entries for the 2018 will open in February 2018.
See Call for Entries for 6th Annual Botanical and Floral Art in Bloom Exhibition
2017: 5th Annual Botanical & Floral Art Exhibition (2017)
Dates: 1st and 5th June 2017
2016: 4th Annual Botanical & Floral Art in Bloom Exhibition
Dates: Thursday, 2nd June to Monday, 6th June 2016
I wrote a number of blog posts including:
2015: 3rd Annual Botanical & Floral Art Exhibition
Dates: 28th May - 1 June 2015
In 2015 there were 53 paintings in total and medals were awarded.
See my blog post
Exhibition: Botanical Art Worldwide – Éireannach
Venue: National Botanical Gardens, Dublin
Dates: 5th -25th May 2018
This is the Irish contribution to the Botanical Art Worldwide Exhibition being held in 2018. The exhibition features botanical illustrations of Ireland’s native plants by Ireland’s botanical artists.
See my blog post about Selected Irish Artists for Éireannach Exhibition (Botanical Art Worldwide #7)
An open day was held on 18th May featuring:
Venue: Visitor Centre at the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin
Dates: Sunday 13 November until Sunday 4 December
This exhibition celebrated Ireland's rich heritage of garden plants. All paintings were by members of the Irish Society of Botanical Artists. A book of the same name (a joint publication by the ISBA and the Irish Garden Plant Society), will be launched at an event on Saturday 12 November.
The inaugural exhibition of the Irish Society of Botanical Artists was opened on 1 May 2014 by Dr Shirley Sherwood at the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin in Dublin.
A total of 59 paintings successfully passed adjudication, and were unveiled to the public at the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin in May 2014.
Additional venues for Aibítir on Tour
Stones, Slabs and Seascapes: George Du Noyer’s Images of Ireland
Venue: Crawford Art Gallery, Cork
Dates: 17 November 2017–24 February 2018
George Victor Du Noyer travelled the length and breadth of Ireland, sketching and recording as he went -including exquisite watercolours of Irish apple varieties, roses and other botanical specimens.
Garden Art from Tourin
Venue: Tourin House, Cappoquin County Waterford
Dates: 9th - 16th October
This is the second of a series of ‘Gardens of Ireland Art Exhibitions’. It includes paintings by a number of international botanical artists. Kilmacurragh was the first garden to invite artists to paint subjects in the garden and exhibit their work in a successful show which ran at Glasnevin last year.
Claregalway Botanical Art Expo
The 4th Claregalway Botanical Art Expo (Saturday 4 July – Monday 6 July 2015) is an exhibition of Irish botanical art featuring some of the top botanical artists in Ireland. It is part of the annual Galway Garden Festival held at Claregalway Castle.
'Hedgerows' by Yanny Petters
Venue: The Séamus Ennis Arts Centre, Naul, Fingal, Co. Dublin, K32 AY27, Ireland
Dates: 15th April - June 2018
Yanny Petters presents a series of monotype nature prints of the plants associated with an iconic element of the Irish countryside, the Hedgerow. These are not only land boundaries with some dating back to Neolithic times. They are also a rich habitat with ancient hedges supporting up to 3000 organisms from flowers and trees, birds and animals to insects and microscopic creatures
“Come with me, I’ll show you something beautiful” / “Komm mit mir, Ich zeig' Dir ‘was Schönes”
Venue: The Olivier Cornet Gallery, 3 Great Denmark Street (beside Belvedere College, off Parnell Square) Dublin 1
Dates: 9 October - 6 November 2016. (It opens to the public tomorrow - 10th October)
Irish botanical artist Yanny Petters's solo show of Verre Églomisé paintings (paintings on glass) depicted the twelve months of the year in the artist’s County Wicklow garden and celebrate the gifts of the artist’s mother to her daughter.
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