Plandaí Oidhreachta, Irish Heritage Plants
The Irish Society of Botanical Artists and The Irish Garden Plant
Society have joined forces in a project titled Plandaí Oidhreachta,
which celebrates our Heritage Plants. It highlights the wealth of good
Irish Garden Plants and celebrates the beauty of botanical
illustration. The end product of the collaboration will be an
exhibition of original paintings and the publication of an
The book features articles on a variety of plant themes that highlight
Irish Garden Plants, especially those that have come into being since
the year 2000. Our latest snowdrops, dahlias and sweet pea will be
featured along with primroses, iris and daffodils, as well as other
groups of plants, including garden plants selected from the native
Durable Plants for the Garden
Published in 2009, featuring 75 plants with beautiful illustrations to
accompany the text and photographs. The second publication is in
planning and we have participated this time too and will provide some
illustrations of the new plants, all in colored pencil and graphite.
Flourish: A visionary Garden in the American West
Edited by Panayoti Kelaidis
From Penstemons to Pines
Techniques illustrating native plants of the Rocky Mountain Region
Practice Makes Perfect:
A botanical illustration sketchbook, volume 2
Irish Heritage Plants National Botanic Gardens, Dublin,Ireland
November 12–December 4,2016
The Irish Society of Botanical Artists and The Irish Garden Plant Society have joined forces in a project titled Plandaí Oidhreachta, which celebrates our Heritage Plants. It highlights the wealth of good Irish Garden Plants and celebrates the beauty of botanical illustration.
FLORA OF THE NATIONAL PARKS
United States Botanic Gardens, Washington D.C.
In collaboration with the National Park Service, United States Botanic Garden is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the National Park
Service by showcasing some of the plant species and communities found at the more than 400 national parks. The exhibit is displayed from February 18 to January 1, 2017 at the Conservatory West Gallery.
Fulginiti Pavilion for Bioethics and Humanities, Anschutz Medical
Campus, University of Colorado
September 8,2016–October 28,2016
Under the curatorial direction of Simon Zalkind, and hosted at the Art Gallery in the Fulginiti Pavilion for Bioethics and Humanities on the Anschutz Medical Campus, Potions, Poisons and Panaceas will highlight plants that have medicinal properties.
University of Colorado Boulder Norlin library
To honor the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death the book First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare is on tour from the
Folger Shakespeare Library to all 50 states, Washington D.C. and
Puerto Rico. University of Colorado, Boulder was named the Colorado
host and the First Folio will be on display in the CU Art Museum from
August 9th to August 31st, 2016. To complement the folio the Norlin
University Library in Boulder is exhibiting a great number of works
from the School of Botanical Art and Illustration.
Denver Botanic Gardens Graduate Exhibit
Denver Botanic Gardens,York Street,Denver,Colorado
November 2015—February 2016
In the El Pomar Gallery the graduates exhibit their art and for the
first time we have included samples from our diploma students.
Steppe Plants: Botanical Illustrations Featuring PlantSelect
Denver Botanic Gardens,York Street, Denver, Colorado
November 2015—February 2016
This annual juried exhibition from the Gardens’ School of Botanical
Art & Illustration features the students’ best achievements in a
variety of media. The show highlights the artists’ technical skill and
Penstemons to Pines
St.George Art Museum in St.George, Utah,
A juried exhibition of 32 framed works on paper in graphite, pen and
ink, colored pencil and watercolor, Penstemons to Pines prompted
viewers to consider not only the beauty of the natural world but the
pressures that affect our landscapes.