You and your guests are invited to The Opening Reception for the Botanical Artists Guild of Southern California Art Show at the LA Arboretum Library Wednesday, April 7, 2010 From 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. In the Library at the Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden 301 No. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia CA 91007
Light refreshments will be served.
The Botanical Artists Guild of Southern California Art Show at the Arboretum Library will be on display from April 1 to June 30, 2010.
Parking is in the regular LA Arboretum parking lot for free. Please enter through the green gate next to the green circular exit.
If you have any questions, please contact Janice Sharp.
The following is reprinted here from the LA Arboretum’s email newsletter. The posting can also be seen on the Arboretum’s website, along with Akiko Enokido’s beautiful painting, Silk Floss Tree (Chorisia speciosa).
Open Now – June 30 “Seeing the Details: An Exhibition of Southern California Botanical Art” April 7 from 5-7pm: Opening Reception The Botanical Artists Guild of Southern California will be exhibiting their work in The Arboretum Library, April 1 to June 30, 2010. Botanical accuracy and artistic merit will ensure a detailed and breath-taking view of Southern California plants, both native and ornamental. The show will be juried by Olga Eysymontt, Guild Member and Botanical Illustration Instructor at The Arboretum, James E. Henrich, Arboretum Curator of Living Collections, and Susan C. Eubank, Arboretum Librarian. Many works will be available for purchase, with a percentage of sales supporting The Arboretum Library. An opening will be held with the artists, Wednesday, April 7. Watch The Arboretum website for the reception announcement. The Guild is dedicated to encouraging the development of botanical art and the promotion of public awareness of this very old and established artistic tradition. Guild members are committed to improving their artistry and technical abilities through supporting and sponsoring workshops with local experts and visiting lecturers in areas such as drawing and painting botanical subjects, botany, calligraphy, and resources. Free with admission.