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Conserving Plant Biodiversity in a Changing World:
Botanical Art Exhibit and Contest

We are excited to invite artists to enter their original botanical illustrations and photographs into our Botanical Art Exhibit and Contest. Among many of the objectives of this conference is to integrate art and scientific investigation that leads to a greater appreciation and understanding of native plants and plant communities throughout northwestern North America. This botanical exhibition contributes to this important goal.

DETAILED SHIPPING INSTRUCTIONS CAN BE DOWNLOADED HERE FOR ARTWORK ACCEPTED INTO THE EXHIBIT.

 

botanical art examples

The Botanical Art Exhibit will be on display in the Miller Library at the UW Botanic Gardens March 2-29th, 2012. The Botanical Art Contest will be held in conjunction with the Conserving Plant Biodiversity in a Changing World Conference March 13-14, 2012. Conference attendees will vote for the winner. Winning artists will be awarded hundred dollar gift certificates to Powell's Book Store.

Criteria Artists are invited to enter an original botanical illustration or photograph that reflects the beauty of flora throughout northwestern North America. It is essential that the subject matter is native to the northwestern North America (Yukon, British Columbia, Alberta, Alaska, WA, OR, ID, and MT). Artwork outside of this range will NOT be considered.

Instructions to submit entry:

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