Exhibit Information
Deadline:May 12, 2016
Start:Jun 18, 2016
End:Jul 20, 2016
Reception:Jun 18, 2016
02:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Of A Botanical Nature


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Participating Artists:
Mark Attebery, Ross Barbera, Arthur Bernstein, Stephen Brucker, Carol Ceraso, Lisa Conway, Caryn Coville, Debra Crawford, Audry Deal-McEver, Granville C. Fairchild, Margaret Farr, Beverly Fink, Ingrid Finnan, Kathy Folino, Elizabeth Fusco, Janice Marie Gabriel, Kristine Gaier, Kelsey Gallagher, Vivian Gattuso, Maureen Ginipro, Patricia Greenberg, Stella Grove,  Jillian Hauck, Katherine Hiscox, Kathleen Hollan, David Jaycox Jr., Lynn Kinsella, Amanda Lebel, Madeline Lovallo, Katherine Lechler, Patricia Luppino, Louis R. Mangieri, Lucy Martin, Kelly McLeod, Gary Mulnix, Irene Paquette Tetrault, Lois Perlman, Pat Proniewski, Monica Ray, Lynne Rivellese, Robert Roehrig, Judith Scillia, Alisa Shea, Gisela Skoglund, Gunter Stern, Susan Tango, Daniel van Benthuysen, Camille Warmington, Sharon Way-Howard
Winners announced for our Of a Botanical Nature Exhibit! Juror Wendy Hollender has selected the following: First Place - Patricia Greenberg for "The Flower Loves the Rain"; Second Place - Ingrid Finnan for "Blue Hubbard Squash". Honorable Mentions to Margaret Farr (Bedfellows: Crocus, Wild Onion, Birdeye Speedwell), Gary Mulnix (Lupine), Lois Perlman (Parrot Tulip).

Juror: Wendy Hollender

Wendy Hollender is a botanical artist, illustrator, author, and instructor. Hollender’s illustrations have been published in The New York Times, “O,” The Oprah Magazine, Real Simple, Good Housekeeping, Sunset Magazine, The Observer (UK) and in a recent large advertising campaign for the National Peanut Board. Her work was included in the 13th International Exhibition at Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, and in exhibitions at the Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew, and the Smithsonian National Museum for Natural History. The US Botanic Garden had a show of Wendy's work on roots called Illustrating Hidden Treasures in the fall of 2015. She is the author of BOTANICAL DRAWING IN COLOR: A Basic Guide To Mastering Realistic Form And Naturalistic Color and BOTANICAL DRAWING, A BEGINNER'S GUIDE. Her newest book is written by Dina Falconi and illustrated by Wendy called Foraging & Feasting: A Field Guide and Wild Food Cookbook which has won two gold medals to date. Wendy is an instructor of Botanical Art and Illustration at the New York Botanical Garden and leads workshops in exotic locations such as Hawaii, many nature preserves, botanical gardens, arts centers and colleges around the country. She is a member of the American Society of Botanical Artists and the Brooklyn Botanic Garden Florilegium Society. In 1976 Wendy graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design and became a home furnishing textile designer. She began a career in botanical illustration after completing a certificate at the New York Botanical Garden in 1998. In 2009 she moved from Manhattan to a farm in the Hudson Valley so she could live among the plants she documents in her work.

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