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ASBA Announces New Executive Director

The American Society of Botanical Artists (ASBA) announced that Denise Walser-Kolar will become its Executive Director effective May 21, 2018


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ENROLL NOW on line or by mail for calendar year 2018 to take advantage of member-only benefits.  


America's Flora


linking people with plants through botanical art

Artwork shown © Joan McGann


Out of the Woods

The Third New York Botanical Garden Triennial. An exhibition of depictions of trees found in botanical gardens and arboreta throughout the US and around the world.  Runs through April 2018 at NYBG and through August 2019 at four other venues.

Artwork shown: © Ingrid Finnan, Northern Red Oak, Oil on paper


21st Annual International

Wave Hill Flower Garden, courtesy Wave Hill

Wave Hill, a spectacular public garden and cultural center overlooking the Hudson River and Palisades, will be ASBA’s partner in producing and hosting the Annual International in 2018 and 2020. 

September 8 – December 2, 2018



Botanical Art Worldwide

The Worldwide Day of Botanical Art is soon approaching on May 18, 2018!
Visit the Botanical Art Worldwide website for more information:


A Brief History of Botanical Art

Read Jutta Buck's "Brief History of Botanical Art" - a series of 16 informative articles originally published in The Botanical Artist,  rewritten and posted here along with new illustrations.

(Cucurbit, Cocombre de Turquie from Fuchs New Kreuterbuch, Michael Isingrin, Basel 1543, woodcut)



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2017 Annual Activities Report

Learn about ASBA's 2016/2017 initiatives and strategic plan.

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