Our painting weekend was at The Glebe in Churchill this time and what a real treat that was in the Highlands of Donegal. We now have a growing Donegal membership, […]
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The ISBA AGM took place on Saturday the 5th March in the Auditorium of the National Botanical Gardens. Outgoing Chairperson Alex Caccamo opened the meeting. Nominations for new committee were […]
*** Please note this is an ISBA Member only event. If you would like to become a member please visit our membership page *** DATE: Friday 10 June: 6,30 pm […]
*** Please note this is an ISBA Member only event. If you would like to become a member please visit our membership page *** May is a delightful time at the National […]
On the weekend of the 18 and 19 of April, nine fortunate ISBA members took up the opportunity to travel to Glenveagh National Park to paint. Organised by Oonagh Phillips, […]
By Alex Caccamo, Librarian, National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin Please note that the images used in this blog post have been kindly supplied by the Library at the National Botanic […]
Throughout the year, the ISBA organises events for members. These may include painting days and weekends, lectures, garden visits, master classes and workshops and more.
A lot of our members won’t know me at all, but my name is Colette Roberts, and since our inaugural meeting in March I have been the Secretary of our […]
Over the weekend, members of the Aibítir team arrived in Derry~Londonderry~Doire to hang Aibítir: The Irish Alphabet in Botanical Art exhibition at The Playhouse. The preparations and the opening of […]
You may be wondering what this blog has to do with botanical art, but from 11–24 August, The Playhouse in Derry will be the home of Aibítir: The Irish Alphabet […]
Some of the Alphabet team with Dr Shirley Sherwood and her husband, James Sherwood. L to R: Mary McInerney, Oonagh Phillips, Susan Sex, Mary Dillon, NBG Assistant Librarian Colette Edwards, […]
The Aibítir project is international in its scope, with artists from Canada, the United States, Scotland, Wales and England taking part. L to R: Canadian visitor Ralph Best, ISBA Vice-chairperson […]
The National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin is the home of the Irish Society of Botanical Artists. It was the venue for the Society’s Inaugural Exhibition in May 2014 and will […]
ISBA Inaugural Exhibition Aibítir: The Irish Alphabet in Botanical Art After many months of planning and hard work, the big day was nearly upon us! Alphabet team volunteers gathered at […]
The Irish Alphabet in Botanical Art – Aibítir Éireannach i Ealaíon Luibheolaíoch The Irish Society of Botanical Artists will present their inaugural exhibition at the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin […]
A5 PAINTING SALE!! The first ISBA fundraising event will take place with a Silent Purchase Sale of A5 paintings by botanical artists. The sale will take place on December 12 […]
So, the nights are drawing in … next week the ISBA will meet to see how the ‘Hot Petals’ challenge (set by Holly Somerville earlier in the summer) worked out […]
The author of this post is Bernard van Giessen (http://www.catchlight.ie/). Bernard is a professional photographer with over 30 years’ experience both in his native Holland and here in Ireland where […]
One of the great benefits of being in a Botanical Art Society is being able to share ideas and tips on everything from painting techniques to keeping those plants looking […]
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