Friday, April 11, 2014

RHS Botanical Art Show 2014 - Medal winners

Below you can find a list of the awards made this morning at the RHS Botanical Art Show 2014 at the RHS Horticultural Halls in Westminster.  The exhibition continues tomorrow.

Best Botanical Painting - by Işık Güner

RHS Best Botanical Painting - Işık Güner 

RHS Best Exhibit of Botanical Art - Hye Woo Shin

RHS Gold Medal - Botanical Art

  • Hye Woo Shin (Korea) - Heterotrophic Plants in Korea
  • Işık Güner (Turkey/Scotland) - Plants from the woods & forests of Chile
  • Lynda de Wet (South Africa) - Parasitic Plants in Situ with the Host Plant - this is her blog
  • Louise Lane (UK) - Ophrys (Bee Orchids) of Menorca
  • Nikki Marks (UK) - The Genus Arisaema
  • Sharon Tingey (UK/Scotland) - Sunflowers (Helianthus)

RHS Silver-Gilt Medal (Flora)

  • Nilavan Adams (Australia) - Veggie Might
  • Sansanee Deekrajang (Thailand) - Plants and shadow
  • Jane Fisher (USA) - Field corn
  • Verene Kutter (Switzerland) The Genus Anemone in Flora Europeae
  • Angela Petrini (Italy) - Exotic flowering trees of Italy
  • Yoshiko Kamei (Japan) - Iris
  • Gaynor Dickeson (UK) - Small is beautiful; Crab apples explored
  • Valerie Dugan (UK) - Wild Orchids of Britain
  • Caroline Frances-King (UK) - Arboreal Elements
  • Sally Pond (UK) - 'Of autumn mists and mellow fruitfulness'
  • Penny Price (UK) - The life history of Castanospermum australe 'Black bean tree' or Moreton Bay Chestnut
  • Fran Thomas (UK/Scotland) - Native Scottish marginal pond plants (Rumex aquaticus, Menyanthes trifoliata, Iris pseudacorus, Caltha palustris, Lythrum salicaria & Petasites hybridus)

RHS Silver Medal (Flora)

  • Beverly Duncan (USA) - Winter Branches - Natives of the Northeastern U.S.A.
  • Tiziana Fontana (Italy) - Sardinian Grapes
  • Anna Lu (Singapore) - Orchids

RHS Bronze (Flora)

  • Olivia Chambers - Roots, Shoots, Stems and Flowers

I'll be doing more posts about the show - including interviews with the RHS Gold Medal Winners and top tips for producing botanical art.

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More about Botanical Art

Işık Güner and Fran Thomas talk to Julia Trickey about watercolour paints
- Julia is using Daniel Smith for the demonstration
Ann Swan's coloured pencils

You can find more resources about Botanical Art in my resources for artists websites:

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