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News and Events

As most people are able to attend the Tuesday and Wednesday painting sessions.

We are having some workshops throughout the year - see the programme below.


The Society for Botanical Artists

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Some serious concentration with members busy painting sunflowers

The Society for Botanical Artists next exhibition "Plantae 2024" is now open to view from 1st June 2024. The exhibition is on-line only. Please visit their website to access the exhibition.

Association of Botanical Artists

The Association of Botanical Artists (ABA), formally ABBA, has its latest exhibition online. 

Their latest exhibition "Drama" is available to view on-line until November 2024 -

The exhibition theme for the November exhibition is "Plants for Pollinators"

Botanical Art Worldwide exhibition 2025, is an international juried exhibition, open to all botanical artists.

On the 18th May 2025 Botanical Art societies from around the world are coming together to celebrate the medium of botanical art with a truly international exhibition. 

Details of the theme "Crop Diversity" and how to submit your artwork is on the ABA website.




2024 BPAB Workshops

Dates                          Subject                                                            Speaker/Tutor

17th April           Colour mixing                                    Annie Morris

15th May           Basic watercolour techniques               Annie Morris

11th June            Drawing                                           Lin Merchant/ Annie Morris

17th July             Botany of plants                                Annie Morris

13th August         Coloured Pencils                               Sheila Liddle

18th Sept            Review content of book

15th Oct             Autumn Fruits

20th Nov            Vegetables

18th Dec             Christmas scenes


All workshops, start at 10:30 unless stated otherwise - this is to give you time to order your coffee and settle down. Details on equipment requirements will be sent out prior to the workshops.



Botanical Painters at Brackenwood AGM

The Annual General Meeting was being held on 16th January 2024. 

The current committee comprises:


Annie Morris  as Chair

Helen Grandy  as Secretary

Sheila Liddle  as Treasurer and Webmaster

Andrea Pomroy

Lin Merchant

Sheila Murray

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