The header of the Association of British Botanical Artists – ABBA Botanical Worldwide Exhibition is an image by no other than Mally Francis (founder of EPFS). Allium ampeloprasum var babingtonii / Babingtons Leek. It’s as beautiful in real life as shown by this link to their facebook page.
Eden Project Florilegium Society member and Publicity Secretary, Laura Silburn, achieved a Gold medal at the RHS London Orchid and Botanical Art Show in April with her submission of six paintings of Hardy Geraniums.
‘A coming of Age’ Celebrating 18 Years of Botanical Paintings by The Eden Project Florilegium Society. An important date for the diary–full details will follow in the early Spring.
Ros Franklin was awarded an RHS Gold Medal (May 2015) for her first solo exhibition “Arisaemas for the Sheltered Garden or Greenhouse”. The RHS Lindley Library has purchased one of the paintings Arisaema speciosum var. mirabile for their collection.
This spring visit the Eden Project to see an exhibition of contemporary artworks alongside botanical paintings from Eden’s Florilegium Society called Radical Botany. Not to be missed!
Another EPFS member has been awarded a medal. Congratulations to Sarah Poat for her wonderful work and well deserved medal. View her fantastic work on her website sarahpoatart.com
The workshop Painting Fritillary on Vellum 13th and 14th April 2019 was dedicated to with our love to Mally Francis’ memory.