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.