Opening of “Totally Tropical,” a BAGSC Exhibition at the San Diego Botanic Garden
by Deb Shaw
Kokia drynarioides, Hau hele ‘ula. Lesley B Randall, color pencil and graphite on cold press illustration board. Scale 1:1 and various for enlarged details, © 2015, all rights reserved.
BAGSC’s exhibition “Totally Tropical,” opens Saturday, November 3, 2018, at the San Diego Botanic Garden (SDBG) in the Ecke Building. “Totally Tropical” celebrates the opening of the San Diego Botanical Garden’s tropical conservatory this past summer.
Seventeen BAGSC members are exhibiting 32 paintings of plants that grow in tropical climates in this non-juried exhibition. Originals and archival giclée prints will be shown. Artists include Natalia Alatortseva, Margaret Best, Melanie Campbell-Carter, Diane Nelson Daly, Catherine Dellor, Steve Hampson, Janice Sharp Hoiberg, Mary Jansen, Suz Landay, Arillyn Moran-Lawrence, Terri Munroe, Marilyn Anne Parrino, Lesley B Randall, Veronica Raymond, Kirsten Rindal, Deborah B Shaw, and Leslie Walker.
A casual reception will be held from 2:30 to 5:00 pm, Saturday, November 3, to celebrate the opening!
Exhibition DATES: November 3 – November 30, 2018
Exhibition installation: November 3, 2018, from 11 am – 2 pm
Potluck Reception: November 3, 2018, from 2:30 – 5 pm Some of the artwork is for sale; ten percent of all sales will be donated to support SDBG.