Using Botanical art to support our environment
New Exhibition at the Athenaeum
The Botanical Art Society of the National Capital Region (BASNCR) is sponsoring an exhibition, "Preserving Our Heritage", at the Athenaeum in Alexandria, Virginia, that will run from November 13, 2014 through January 4, 2015. The opening reception is Sunday, November 16, from 2 to 4 pm. For more information about the Athenaeum see Welcome to the Athenaeum | NVFAA.
On Saturday, November 22, 2014 BASNCR member and BAEE Board Member Eileen Malone-Brown will give a presentation discussing plants in the BAEE book, Native Plants of the Mid Atlantic, with suggestions on how these plants may be used in local gardens. FREE.
Fall 2014 Classes
Two six-week courses are scheduled for the Fall: Botanical Art: Composition and Watercolor. Course description and registration information is available on our Classes page.
The Book Project
The Botanical Artists for Education & the Environment (BAEE) created a book of original paintings and drawings of native plants. Any profits generated by the sale of this book will be donated to charities working on native plant education, conservation, and horticulture. Download the publisher's flyer (2.8 Mb .pdf).
Order the Book
The BAEE book, American Botanical Paintings: Native Plants of the Mid Atlantic is available for orders from the publisher or from Amazon.com: Books. To order the book from www.starbooks.biz, see ordering information on our Order Book page.
Interested in Purchasing the Art Shown in the Book?