40th Anniversary of the School of Botanical Art & Illustration at Denver Botanic Gardens
This is a lovely video about the activities of the School of Botanical Art & Illustration at Denver Botanic Gardens. It was made to celebrate:
Below is the video on the (public) Facebook Page for the SBAI but if you prefer to view on YouTube this is the link
The video highlights how the School is only the third group to win an RHS Gold Medal (in 2017) in the history of the Royal Horticultural Society - and I was extremely pleased to be able to photograph Mervi Hjelmroos-Koski, Ph.D., D.Sc. at the time. Mervi led the School as Manager for the last 13 years until her retirement earlier this year. Much of what I have admired about the School has been down to initiatives by Mervi.
I'm looking forward to meeting up with her again when Covid lets her husband and her embark on their retirement tour of Europe!
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