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May 2018
€385

Botanical Art with Jane Stark

May 14, 2018 - May 18, 2018
Burren College of Art, Ballyvaughan, Clare Ireland + Google Map

This workshop is designed for those who have some experience in the basics of botanical art and flower painting and would like to further develop their skills through an intensive five days of drawing and painting. Emphasis is on individual tuition and allowing students to work at their own pace and level of experience. Handouts on relevant topics will be available each day. Participants will begin by doing a series of sketches of a chosen plant and its component parts, making…

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Free

Éireannach – Worldwide Day of Botanical Art – Exhibition and ISBA Open Day

May 18, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
National Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre, National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin
Dublin, Ireland
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Poster for Worldwide Day of Botanical Art

To coincide with Éireannach and the Worldwide Day of Botanical Art,  we will be hosting an open day that will include a tour of the exhibition at 3.00pm with wildflower author Zoe Devlin (Wildflowers of Ireland), painting demonstrations throughout the day and a chance to meet the artists involved.  On this day we will start the display online of all the exhibitions from the 25 participating countries around the world.

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Free

6th Annual Botanical & Floral Art in Bloom Exhibition

May 31, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - June 25, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Phoenix Park Visitor Centre, Phoenix Park
Dublin, Ireland
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The sixth annual Botanical and Floral Art in Bloom open submission exhibition will take place as part of Bloom 2018 from Thursday 31 May to the end of June 2018 at the Visitor Centre in the Phoenix Park, Dublin. Please note the new extended exhibition time. The OPW Visitor’s Centre have kindly offered us the exhibition space for the month of June so that the exhibition can remain in place after Bloom.The closing date for the show has not yet been…

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August 2018
€35

Botanical Illustration workshops with Christabel King

August 23, 2018 @ 10:00 am - August 24, 2018 @ 3:30 pm
National Botanic Gardens, Curvilinear Room, National Botanic Gardens
Dublin, Ireland
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**The workshop on Thursday 23rd is fully booked. A couple of places are still available for Friday 24th. ** We are delighted to welcome Christabel King to the National Botanic Gardens to provide two workshops in Botanical Illustration to ISBA members. Christabel King (GM FSBA, FLS) has taught many of today's contemporary botanical artists. She graduated in botany and then studied scientific illustration. She's worked as an illustrator and produced plates for Curtis's Botanical Magazine for Kew Gardens for c.40 years. Awarded…

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October 2018
€35

Coloured Pencil workshop with Ann Swan

October 5, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
National Botanic Gardens, Curvilinear Room, National Botanic Gardens
Dublin, Ireland
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**This workshop is fully booked out** We are delighted to welcome Ann Swan to the National Botanic Gardens to provide a workshop in coloured pencil techniques to ISBA members. Ann Swan is one of the UK’s leading botanical artists working in pencil and coloured pencil; well known for her fine detail, vibrant colour and strong contemporary style. Awarded four Gold Medals by the Royal Horticultural Society, her work is represented in the prestigious Shirley Sherwood Collection and the RHS Lindley Library. She is…

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Free

Connections: Oregon, Ireland, UK … artists, native plants and collectors

October 13, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
National Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre, National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin
Dublin, Ireland
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Aislinn Adams, an Irish botanical artist based in Oregon, US, will talk about the connections between native plants in Ireland, the UK and Oregon. The talk will feature paintings from the Oregon contributions to Botanical Art Worldwide.

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March 2019
Free

Annual General Meeting

March 9, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
National Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre, National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin
Dublin, Ireland
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Well be holding our AGM in the Visitor Centre Lecture Theatre at the National Botanic Gardens. We'll be taking membership renewals before the official start of the meeting. As well as the normal business matters during the AGM, we'll have an update on our new project for 2019-20 from its Steering Committee. Following the meeting, we're delighted to say that Brendan Sayers will talk to us about what judges look for when they're assessing entries for juried exhibitions. The timetable…

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April 2019
Free

Sceitse – Sketchbook Support Workshop

April 6, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Drumcondra, 40 Lower Drumcondra Road
Dublin, D09 V5R9 Ireland
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Our new project is underway! If you'd like an opportunity to find out more about how you can approach your work, how sketchbook pages can be created and later bound, join Noeleen Frain for a one-day workshop in Drumcondra, Dublin. As well as being an accomplished botanical artist, Noeleen is a skilled and experienced calligrapher, book-binder and teacher.

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May 2019
Free

Donegal Painting Weekend

May 4, 2019 @ 8:00 am - May 5, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
The Glebe Gallery, Churchill, Co Donegal, Churchill, Donegal Ireland + Google Map

This event is offered to all members and is free of charge. It takes place in the lovely Glebe House and Gallery, where members paint plants from the gardens for two days. It's a great chance to meet and draw/paint alongside other members. Curator Adrian Kelly is very obliging and makes sure we have everything we need. Members make their own arrangements for accommodation and bring their own packed lunches. Contact Oonagh for more details.

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€70

Vienna School of Botanical Illustration Get Together

May 11, 2019 - May 19, 2019
Vienna, Austria, Vienna, Austria + Google Map

ISBA member and artist Margareta Pertl is a founding member of the Wiener Schule der botanischen Illustration (Vienna School of botanical Illustration) and she has asked us to let all our members and friends know about the Vienna School's upcoming Get Together: The newly founded Wiener Schule der botanischen Illustration (Vienna School of botanical Illustration) invites you for a week of drawing and painting, portfolio presentations, talks and exclusive guided tours of museums and archives. The event will give you the opportunity to…

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