NSBA
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About

History

  • The society was formed In January1993 by a group of people who attended classes in
    Botanical Illustration at the University Of Sheffield. All individuals were Botanical artists
    and illustrators with a common interest in plants and flowers.
  • Individual members have exhibited at the Hunt Institute, Pittsburg,
    The Natural History Museum and The Society of Botanical Art ,London.
  • The Society has at least one major exhibition a year.
  • Past exhibitions have been held at Rufford, Patchings, Clifton Park.
    The Clock Tower Gallery, S10 Gallery, Harlow Carr Gardens,
    Graves Art Gallery and the Greenhouse Gallery, Fulwood.
  • Some have been awarded medals at the RHS.
  • The Society has an active programme of garden visits, lectures,
    workshops and monthly painting days.
  • Membership is open to anyone having an interest in Botanical Illustration
    and is able to show competence in their work.
  • Current membership covers an ever widening area in the north of England,
    including, Sheffield, Worksop Chesterfield, Barnsley Doncaster and some
    areas of Derbyshire.

Aims Of Society

  • To promote & maintain interest in a high standard of Botanical Art.
  • To encourage the development of skills in Botanical illustration.
  • To give opportunities to members to broaden their knowledge of the
    subject through lectures & visits.
  • To give opportunity to members to exhibit their work.
  • To facilitate the exchange of ideas, plant material etc between members.
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