In July, a new botanical art book about a Florilegium will be published.
A Florilegium: Sheffield’s Hidden Garden has been written by Valerie Oxley in liaison with The Florilegium Society at Sheffield Botanical Gardens.
The book provides
About the Author
This book has been written by the Florilegium Society’s founding chair Valerie Oxley - in association with The Florilegium Society at Sheffield Botanical Gardens.
Valerie is a freelance tutor in botanical illustration and the current President of IAPI (Institute for Analytical Plant Illustration), who inspired students from all over the world with her enthusiasm for natural history, and plant illustration in particular. She also:
An excellent manual for anybody who wants to learn more about botanical illustration with a strong botanical perspective.
Details of the book
Author: Valerie Oxley - in association with The Florilegium Society at Sheffield Botanical Gardens
Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd
Publication date: 6th July 2021
Number of Illustrations: 100 colour illustrations
Weight: 843 g
Dimensions: 280 x 220 x 17 mm
The Florilegium Society's website does yet not provide a profile page for the book.
If you're interested in ordering a copy from the publisher, I suggest you click the link embedded in the title at the top of this post. and order direct from the publishers.
Entries are now being accepted for the Margaret Flockton Award for Excellence in Scientific Botanical Illustration 2020.
Illustrators from around the world are asked to submit:
All submissions must be in a digital format.
The deadline for digital online entry is Monday 2nd March 2020 (EST)
You can read more about it on:
The Margaret Flockton Award is unique amongst international art awards. This is because it
Margaret Flockton Award Prizes 2020
Most taxonomic botanical illustrators enter this award competition because of the credibility "awarded" to those selected for the exhibition. This is, of course, enhanced for all those who win the award or come second or get a "highly commended"
However the cash award for this international botanical illustration competition are significant.
In addition this Award brings additional benefits. First it is low cost
Plus you can also sell a print of your illustration direct to interested parties with no commission deducted. Those selected for the exhibition can sell prints of their work direct from their websites or email addresses to the public and collectors (meaning no commission is deducted by RBGS).
Overall it's a "win win" award for all concerned!
Margaret Flockton Award 2020 - Exhibitions
The exhibition will be held in the three different gardens which make up the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.
I'll be doing further blog posts about the artists selected for the exhibition and the prizewinners.
You can follow the two botanical illustrators who administer this Award on their Instagram Page https://www.instagram.com/rbg_illustration/
The Korea Botanical Arts Co-operative has a very busy time for the next two months. They're exhibiting twice - in both Korea and Taiwan.
Botanical Art Show at International Horticulture Goyang - 2019
Exhibition by Korea Botanical Arts Co-operative
Venue: International Horticulture Goyang - 2019
Dates: April 26, 2019 / May 12, 2019
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