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It's considered to be a great honour to be invited to exhibit at the Hunt Institutes' International exhibition and to have your artwork added to their collection.
The exhibition is open to all botanical fine artists and illustrators working in any medium on paper or vellum (except photography) whose work has achieved a standard of excellence and who have not yet been represented in the International series.
When is the exhibition held?
Eligibility for exhibition: who and what?
Triennial: Every three years i.e. 2019, 2022, 2025, 2028 etc
Dates: usually the autumn (September - December)
Venue: Gallery on the 5th floor of the Hunt Library building
Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation,
Carnegie Mellon University, 5000 Forbes Avenue,
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890
(Street Address: 4909 Frew Street, 5th Floor, Hunt Library)
All submissions for the exhibition are juried.
Who: Eligible artists are all botanical fine artists and illustrators whose:
Call for Entries
The entry for the next (16th) Triennial exhibition in 2019 is now closed.
Below are the relevant documents for the record.
Call for Entries: Links to all relevant documents
Deadline for Entries
You should make a particular note that the submission of forms
For the 16th International Exhibition:
15th International Exhibition (2016)
International Exhibition Catalogues
There are a series of International Exhibition Catalogues - one for each exhibition. Some are now out of print.
Those still in print can be ordered direct from the Hunt Institute via the Order Form.
The catalogues feature watercolors, drawings and prints by and portraits, biographies and bibliographies of contemporary artists and a cumulative index of those represented thus far in the International series.
You can also find second hand copies of out of print catalogues via second hand booksellers and online.
The artists are listed below BY:
The list of artists (below) is comprehensive for
I will add more of the names and countries of artists participating in earlier exhibitions after I've matched countries to artists (see the Hunt's Cumulative Index of Artists PDF plus information they are sending me).
Note: If any artists thinks I've got them listed incorrectly in terms of alphabet or exhibition please contact me
This unusual and very beautiful image - by Julie Nettleton - was used for the catalogue cover of the 14th International Exhibition.
This list includes all GB artists in the 3rd Exhibition as the distinction between countries occurred after this date.
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